All Strategically Speaking articles – Page 10

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    Bigger in Japan

    September 2009 (Magazine)

    On 30 July Sumitomo Trust and Banking Company, the second biggest money manager in Japan, with assets under management at ¥26trn (€192.3bn), bought Nikko Asset Management, Japan’s seventh largest, with just over ¥9trn. It was second only to BlackRock-BGI in terms of this year’s biggest asset management M&A deals and will create Japan’s new number one, and yet media coverage in Europe was curiously muted.

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    IAM what IAM

    June 2009 (Magazine)

    It’s been an eventful few years for fund of hedge funds International Asset Management (IAM).

  • The institutional path
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    The institutional path

    June 2009 (Magazine)

    SAM was founded in 1995 as Sustainable Asset Management. In the wake of the current financial crisis and the appointment of Sander van Eijkern as CEO in January, new ventures are on the horizon for the Swiss-based investment manager.

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    Revolution for survival

    April 2009 (Magazine)

    Jan Straatman has chosen a quote from Charles Darwin as the motto for his plans to restructure €330bn Dutch investment management giant ING: “It is not the strongest of the species which survive, nor the most intelligent, but those most able to change.”

  • Big in Japan – ready for Europe?
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    Big in Japan – ready for Europe?

    March 2009 (Magazine)

    Having been through its own painful credit crunch during the ‘lost decade’ of the 1990s, Japan entered the current global version with government, corporate and household debt at relatively healthy levels.

  • Keeping it real
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    Keeping it real

    March 2009 (Magazine)

    Ask pension fund managers what are the risks that keep them awake at night, and they will probably start with longevity.Close behind will be interest rates and inflation.

  • Motives that spell added value for clients