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    November 16, 2023
    • Investor Services
    Active ETFs show little sign of slowing down, as 82% of investors intend to increase or maintain their exposure to active ETFs. Chris Pigott, Eamonn O'Callaghan, and John Hooson highlight where the opportunities and benefits are for asset managers considering active ETF launches.
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    November 03, 2023
    • Investor Services
    As the global tax landscape continues to evolve, let’s take a closer look at the major changes and developments impacting our industry.
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    October 30, 2023
    • Investor Services
    In our latest FX quarterly, strategists share the key considerations for global markets following recent volatility, BRICS expansion and the road ahead as markets looks to restabilize.
  • Artificial intelligence connected to a network of icons: problem solving, decision making and productivity concept
    September 19, 2023
    • Investor Services
    As emerging technology levels the competitive playing field, the right blend of AI and human intelligence will help firms achieve effective innovation.
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    July 24, 2023
    • Investor Services
    Amid market volatility and greater divergence in capital markets, securities lending revenues will be granular and targeted to a concentrated set of opportunities, writes Rob Lees.
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    July 18, 2023
    • Investor Services
    Amid sighs of relief that mandatory swing pricing and intermediary support of floating NAVs haven’t made the final cut, groans about the work to do to adhere to MMF rules can also be heard.
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    June 14, 2023
    • Investor Services
    Making tactical decisions at the expense of more strategic approaches would be a missed opportunity. Keith Haberlin shares how to optimize your operating model for shorter settlement cycles.
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    April 28, 2023
    • Investor Services
    More fund managers are using many third parties to distribute their funds. In this audio series, BBH’s Head of Distribution Intelligence, Killian Lonergan, shares insights on how to navigate the complex ecosystem and joins industry specialists to take a closer look at the key areas of concern.
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    April 10, 2023
    • Investor Services
    The impacts of shortened settlement cycles in the U.S. are critical to asset managers and banks globally. What can you do now to prepare for the change?
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    March 20, 2023
    • Investor Services
    As the world watches the U.S. market plan for a T+1 cycle for securities settlement, other countries are assessing similar moves. BBH is working with clients to help them optimize their global operating models and support their readiness for this major industry shift.
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    March 06, 2023
    • Investor Services
    For asset managers, ensuring that their distribution, the experience they give to their clients, and their product diversification are fit for operating in a new environment is critical. At the inaugural BBH Insights Exchange event, industry experts discussed challenges that firms may face and how they can adapt.
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    January 25, 2023
    • Investor Services
    BBH’s global securities lending team shares its demand predictions.
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    November 08, 2022
    • Investor Services
    What’s needed before a region with 41 trading exchanges and 31 settlement infrastructures can consider a shorter settlement cycle?
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    October 25, 2022
    • Investor Services
    The U.K.’s Long Term Asset Fund initiative could be a strategic solution for pension schemes amid future volatility.
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    October 13, 2022
    • Investor Services
    As an outlier in a world of rising interest rates, and as investment behaviour evolves, Japan offers a growing opportunity to Western asset managers eyeing the ¥2,023 trillion* household savings market. BBH’s Japan team shares how they can best access that opportunity.
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    September 01, 2022
    The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has opened a public consultation which seeks to reshape the rules around marketing of Long-Term Asset Funds (LTAFs) to allow access to a wider group of retail investors and pension schemes.
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    Currency Forecasts

    August 31, 2022
    • Investor Services
    Our Currency Strategy experts offer their predictions for currency performances for both Major and Emerging Markets.
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    Major Markets Global Overview

    August 31, 2022
    • Investor Services
    High food and energy prices continue to squeeze households globally. Aggressive monetary policy responses and shrinking real incomes have increased global recession risks. Indeed, more and more signs of recession are piling up.
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    August 31, 2022
    • Investor Services
    Our Currency Strategists set out what the geopolitical and macro-economic landscape means for major and emerging markets in the third quarter
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    Emerging Markets Global Overview

    August 31, 2022
    • Investor Services
    For much of the first half of this year, high interest rates and rising commodity prices helped these currencies outperform their emerging market peers. However, broad-based dollar strength has slowly but surely eaten away at those EM FX gains and this is likely to continue as the Fed remains on its aggressive tightening path.
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    August 23, 2022
    • Investor Services
    Banks, asset managers and insurers operating in the EU will be subject to new rules intended to boost the security and resiliency of the financial sector. Adrian Whelan maps out what asset managers need to know.
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    August 03, 2022
    • Investor Services
    As the investment landscape in Japan continues to evolve, BBH Relationship Manager Tomoko Kenny asks SMTAM's David Semaya how his firm is addressing three global themes and how Western asset managers can enter this market with the help of industry partners.
  • July 21, 2022
    • Investor Services
    Capital and macro markets continue to present market participants and policymakers with a complex and dynamic environment that requires their flexibility to adapt. BBH’s securities lending team provides a mid-year assessment and outlook for H2 2022.
  • Aerial view of heavy truck on a narrow twisting road
    July 20, 2022
    • Investor Services
    Managers and distributors are increasingly obligated to engage investors on their ESG appetite. Adrian Whelan sets out the MiFID II Sustainability Preferences and other factors that firms should consider.
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    July 11, 2022
    • Investor Services
    Nick King, Head of ETFs at Fidelity International, heeds the findings of the BBH ninth annual global ETF investor survey.
  • Cropped image of an unrecognizable businessman pulling out his empty pocket
    June 13, 2022
    • Investor Services
    With the curtailment of trading in Belarusian, Russian and Ukrainian securities, fund liquidity is high on asset managers’ agendas. BBH’s Adrian Whelan addresses some of the key questions around use of side-pockets for UCITS funds.
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    June 10, 2022
    • Investor Services
    A BBH-hosted webinar examined the key components influencing a successful UCITS distribution strategy in the Asia-Pacific region.
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    • Investor Services
    Asset managers are facing increasingly rigorous regulatory scrutiny and fast paced technological change as they continue to grapple with market shifts. So when IMpower’s FundForum event called on senior industry leaders to share their collective experience and wisdom, they readily gathered to discuss the next phase of evolution. BBH's Janet Du Chenne reports on the main themes.
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    • Investor Services
    2022 marks our fifth annual survey of ETF investors in Greater China where we highlight emerging trends in usage, selection, and demand for ETFs in the region.
  • male hand squeezes a sponge for washing with water and drops fall down concept on a light blue background
    April 27, 2022
    • Investor Services
    In the latest FX Quarterly, our strategists highlight the key factors driving global economies.
  • Top view of the intersecting freeway road overpass at the eastern outer ring road of Bangkok, Thailand
    March 29, 2022
    • Investor Services
    Regulations are an inevitable part of any cross-border fund distribution strategy, but the way in which firms adapt to them often dictates whether they help or hinder their European fund distribution models. BBH’s Killian Lonergan looks at three regulatory themes and the approaches that could spell success.
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    Pace of Investor Demand for ETFs Accelerates, Closing the Gap with Other Investment Products

    • Investor Services
    In our ninth annual ETF survey, we examine how investors are selecting and utilizing ETFs in their portfolios.
  • Sunrise over planet Earth, view from space
    February 04, 2022
    • Investor Services
    In this edition of In Focus, we provide a comprehensive list and breakdown of 2022 local law changes impacting tax rates, documentation, and market procedures, as well as the newly ratified DTATs and protocols that result in a tax rate impact to our clients.
  • Rock climber clinging to a cliff
    January 27, 2022
    • Investor Services
    There is no time like the present to take stock in what has been a dramatic start to the year for capital markets. This article looks at what volatile market conditions, a hawkish shift in central bank policies and a refocus on fundamentals will likely mean for securities lending in the year ahead.
  • Tile for FXQ1 2022: Global Liquidity Taps are Closing
    January 26, 2022
    • Investor Services
    In the latest FX Quarterly, our strategists highlight the key factors driving global economies.
  • Vinyl records with colorful labels on colorful background.
    March 01, 2021
    • Investor Services
    Established in 1985, the UCITS fund structure is two years older than Rick Astley’s hit “Never Gonna Give You Up.” Ever since, investors in Europe and beyond have never given up on UCITS. We explain with a selection of the "greatest hits" from UCITS funds.

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