Buy-Side

BBVA aiming straight for the top

With $112 billion in assets, BBVA Asset Management is aiming to become one of the top 100 asset management groups in the world. Joe McGrath speaks to the man responsible for co-ordinating trading activities globally.

AMP Capital moves to multi-asset model

AMP Capital has become the latest buy-side group to move towards multi-asset trading to reduce costs and enhance risk oversight.

Buy-side boss considers recession probability

Chief investment officers of some of the world’s best-known buy-side groups have urged investors to remain hopeful amid a possible recession, at a conference in London.

Making connections

A recent gathering of fixed income minds in the US highlighted the need for greater collaboration if fragmentation issues are to be resolved. Hayley McDowell reports from Boston.

BlackRock warns of messy divorce from the EU

The world’s largest fund management group has warned that it expects the UK’s “divorce” from the European Union to be “messy, drawn out and costly”.