Tag Archives: Asset management industry

World’s 50 Safest Banks

German bank KfW has topped the Ranking of the World’s 50 Safest Banks. Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten (BNG) (Netherlands) and Zürcher Kantonalbank (Switzerland) occupy second and third place respectively, while Spain’s Banco Santander occupied last place among the 50 safest banks in the world. The ranking, compiled by international finance magazine Global Finance, is based on evaluations of long-term …
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World’s 50 Safest Banks 2010

Caisse des Depots et Consignations (CDC) heads the 2010 ranking of the “World’s 50 Safest Banks” published by US-based magazine Global Finance. Among the Spanish banks featured, Banco Santander dropped one position to 14th place, BBVA ranked 21st, Banesto climbed one rung to 24th and La Caixa moved up slightly, to 28th position. The list …
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International Financial Reporting Standards European investment fund survey

The economic crisis has had a profound impact on the asset management industry and hedge funds, in particular, have received considerable criticism. This survey by Ernst & Young explores the current application of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) by investment funds across Europe and shows how views and attitudes have changed since the last time …
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Conquering the Crisis: Global Asset Management 2009

Global asset managers, reeling from declining asset pools and client attrition, must take bold steps to strengthen their businesses if they hope to weather the current financial crisis and gain competitive advantage for the post-crisis era, according to this report by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). This latest report is the seventh annual study of …
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