This section includes press releases issued by ALFI.
ALFI statement following the publication of the European Commission’s Action Plan for Sustainable Finance- Press releases
ALFI, the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry, welcomes today’s publication of the European Commission’s ‘Action Plan: Financing Sustainable Growth’.
Luxembourg domiciled funds reached a new all-time record at the end of December 2017, with assets under management standing at EUR 4,159 billion, according to figures issued by the CSSF, the Luxembourg regulator. Assets under management increased by EUR 418 billion, growing 11.18% over the year.
ALFI reports a growth of 12% of AUM in 2017
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.
The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) announces that assets under management of Luxembourg domiciled funds reached EUR 4 037.14 billion (EUR 4.037 trillion) as at 30 September 2017. This represents a 7.9% increase since the beginning of this year and is mainly due to net sales.
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.