This section includes press releases issued by ALFI.
Trend towards simplification of Real Estate Fund structures and strategies. Luxembourg’s fund structuring toolbox attracts large international Private Equity houses. Loan funds fill the financing gaps by investing in real asset classes.
In recognition of actions implemented in the area of corporate social responsibility, ALFI’s “Entreprise Socialement Responsable – ESR” label, delivered by the National Institute of Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility, has been renewed for another three years.
Commission proposals could adversely impact investors, funding and the European financial markets, says ALFI- Press releases
ALFI comments on the European Commission’s proposition to give more supervising authority to the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs).
Inaugural MackayWilliams’ Distribution Achievement Awards presented at the ALFI Global Distribution Conference- Press releases
On the final day of the ALFI Global Distribution Conference 2017, held in Luxembourg on 19 and 20 September, MackayWilliams, the independent mutual fund market analysis and research company, presented the inaugural MackayWilliams Distribution Achievement Awards.
In response to recent political and macro-economic developments, the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) has announced a series of initiatives to support asset managers and investment funds in fulfilling their role of serving investors and fostering economic growth. The main focus of these actions will be the potentially disruptive consequences of Brexit, technology, investor education, operational efficiency and cost management.
The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) welcomes the European Commission’s initiative to create a regulatory framework for an innovative pan-European personal pension product (PEPP). ALFI believes that the investment fund industry in general, and Luxembourg’s internationally oriented fund sector in particular, can play a key role in facilitating long-term savings in Europe and in allowing individuals to build up additional retirement income.
The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) welcomes the decision of MSCI to include China A-Shares (5%) into the MSCI Emerging Markets Index, resulting in an approximate weight of 0.73% in the index which was announced yesterday.
The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) has re-elected Denise Voss for an additional two-years term as Chairman of its Board of directors.
Educating individuals on the value and importance of investment is the asset management industry’s biggest challenge according to a live poll carried out at the ALFI London Conference in May, with one in three (33%) respondents agreeing with this. In a similar poll at the ALFI European Asset Management conference in March, 96% of respondents believed that there is a need to improve investor education.
The European responsible investing fund market has almost doubled in size since 2010, reaching EUR 476 billion of Assets under Management (AuM) managed by 2’413 funds at the end of 2016 as the new KPMG Luxembourg/Broadridge statistics on the European responsible investing fund market commissioned by ALFI and LuxFLAG reveal.