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From Comment September 5, 2019

Private View Blog: Why ‘greenwashing’ funds benefits no one

Asset managers who overstate the sustainability of their products through ‘greenwashing’ them may fool investors for now, but will pay the price in time

Elisa Trovato web
From Comment August 22, 2019

Private View Blog: Is private equity all it is cracked up to be?

Although many private banks are forecasting strong returns from private equity over the next few years, some believe the asset class could be in for a rough ride

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From Comment August 16, 2019

Fintech on Friday: How technology can deliver enhanced client value

Clients of all sizes now expect wealth managers to provide meaningful digital capabilities and the opportunities for firms which get their offerings right  are considerable   

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From Comment / Editor's Analysis August 15, 2019

Hong Kong cries out for strong and honest leadership

The civil unrest going on in Hong Kong is nothing new, rather part of a long history of protest which has previously led to social reforms. But with a looming threat of Chinese intervention, the hope is that the territory’s leaders engage in dialogue with civil society to maintain the city’s advantages as a financial centre

Elisa Trovato web
From Comment August 8, 2019

Private View Blog: Price is icing on cake of sub-advisory relationships

Sub-advisers may be frustrated about by falling fees and higher service levels, but the model remains appealing for both asset managers and distributors

Elliot Smither web
From Comment July 24, 2019

Private View Blog: Wallabies and springboks thriving on Isle of Man

South African investors and expats see the Isle of Man as safe haven for both their asserts and their families

From Comment / Consultants' Corner July 22, 2019

Smoothing the succession path for entrepreneurs

Wealth managers can play a fundamental role in helping entrepreneurs prepare successfully for handing over control of their businesses to family members, the management team, or new owners

Elisa Trovato web
From Comment July 11, 2019

Private View Blog: The critical role financial services can play in tackling the climate crisis

Asset managers are in a unique position to help companies transition for a lower carbon future by divesting from the laggards and engaging with those on the right path

Sharmil Patwa, Opus Una Financial Services Consulting
From Comment / Consultants' Corner July 5, 2019

Fintech on Friday: Using technology to open up new revenue streams

Technology is creating new markets for wealth managers and allowing participation in others which were previously considered unprofitable

Elliot Smither web
From Comment June 27, 2019

Private View Blog: Is ESG a way to tame emerging markets?

Emerging markets are full of potential but notoriously volatile. Can applying an environmental, social and governance approach to investment make for a smoother ride?

Roosevelt Skerrit became the world's youngest head of state when he took up the position of prime minister of Dominica in 2004. He has since presided over a programme of reconstruction of storm-ravaged housing and infrastructure and revitalising the country's tourism industry. Moreover, his stewardship of the geothermal energy project has put Dominica on the road to clean energy self-sufficiency

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