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Uncertainty keeps active managers on their toes

In the world of investing, challenges open doors to opportunities, according to portfolio managers. With Brexit shaking the foundations of the European Union; reality TV...
FundForum Middle East Iran Special Focus panel

Iran: Middle East’s sleeping giant awakens

After decades of isolation, the Islamic republic emerges from the shadow, offering investors plenty of opportunities to take part in its economic transformation. The lifting...
Saudi Arabia vs Iran

Foreign investors yet to wake up to MENA’s potential

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has often been associated with the oil and gas industry and for obvious reasons. Eight of...

Investing into an uncertain age

As we are heading towards the last month of the calendar year, 2016 will be for sure remembered as one full of surprises for...
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Disruption and the future of cross-border fund distribution

Distributing beyond the domestic market continues to be an important and effective strategy for many North American fund managers. But identifying and assessing changing...
Saudi Arabia vs Iran

Saudi Arabia vs Iran: The Competition for Capital

On the 16th of January this year the Iranian nuclear deal was implemented. Iranian President Rouhani hailed it as a “golden page” in Iran’s...

Big data and automation are driving the evolution of fund distribution

The below article is a session write-up from a panel discussion that took place at FundForum NextGen Distribution in Boston, October 2016. Panellists included: Loren...
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The potential of Iran

After much anticipation and years of sanctions, Iran’s agreement with the “5+1” Nations has finally opened the market to foreign investors once again. Very few...

Digital Marketing: the way forward for AuM

In today’s rapidly evolving digital world, use of social and digital marketing in order to raise the company profile, keep in touch with clients...

Where are all the wealth management startups?

In the last several years, multiple studies have painted a bleak image of the financial services industry. As financial professionals face margin compression from...