Industry commentators have been predicting larger scale fund range rationalisations for some time, as regulatory and commercial pressures build in this area.
But although mergers and liquidations are continuing across Europe, there has been little impact in terms of a reduction in the overall number of funds. Providers launched 1,027 funds in the first half...
Investors turn to global equities
Matthew Tillett, senior portfolio manager - UK equities at Allianz Global Investors, examines the pitfalls of investing in technology as well as the benefits.
EM equity funds see redemptions of $1.6bn
Latter stages of the cycle