Banking & Finance

BCS Bank: maximising opportunities in Angola

BCS Bank provides cutting-edge financial services in Angola by bringing clarity to the business environment and offering a tailored service to private investors

Latin America’s success story

Founded by Rodrigo Lebois, UNIFIN Financiera has grown to become the largest independent public leasing corporation in Latin America. It’s a story of resilience and innovation

A boutique approach to structured products

In the right measures, with the optimal counterpart, expert levels of control and know-how, structured products become useful instruments. Welcome to the world of VOLTYLAB

Bank Islam: driven by social responsibility

A pioneer among Shariah-compliant financial institutions in Southeast Asia, Bank Islam regards its success and the progress of Malaysia as one and the same

Portugal’s golden real estate boom

Portugal is now delivering high returns on real estate investment, largely due to a residence initiative launched in 2012. Tiago Camara of PTGoldenVisa explains

CMB: an ambassador for Monaco

CMB has developed a unique identity among Europe’s banks by working proactively with clients to forge relationships that stand the test of time

Streamline your distribution strategy

Although gaining entrance to the European market with a fund marketing passport is relatively easy, attracting fund selectors and institutional investors is not. Manuela Fröhlich of LRI Group, believes asset managers need a new approach to distribution

Secure banking for discerning investors

Driven by Swiss know-how of the highest calibre, Banque Pâris Bertrand Sturdza has stepped into the boutique investment arena and impressed from the very start

2016: a year of achievements for UFX

From real-time technologies to interactive videos and tweets, online CFD broker UFX has engaged traders worldwide with a series of new initiatives over the last 12 months

Islamic finance must explore digital horizons

Sohail Jaffer, Deputy CEO of FWU Takaful, examines the challenges facing the global takaful market and highlights why Islamic finance must embrace digitalisation

APC: leaders in the business of growth

Asia Plantation Capital is a standard bearer for environmentally conscious business and shows the way forward for companies looking to add forestry products to their investment portfolio

Achieving excellence across Europe’s markets

Already a provider of top investment products in Liechtenstein and many Eastern European countries, ICM is now established in Romania, where its capacity to innovate is delivering a strong market position

Why Argentine bonds offer the best risk-adjusted returns

Ezequiel Zambaglione, Head of Strategy & Research at PUENTE, advises Latin America investors how to construct the best risk-return portfolios by adding risk-free assets to protect portfolios against political uncertainty

MDO: thinking ahead for you

Martin Vogel, CEO of MDO Management Company, explains the importance of choosing the right management company for an investment fund and outlines its role and duties