Wealth Management

deVere Group: Africa is ‘the next far east’

World Finance speaks to Nigel Green, Founder and CEO of deVere Group, about the dynamic international financial services sector – and why Africa is emerging as a frontier market

International financial services are a growing global industry. One of the firms shaping this dynamic sector is deVere group. World Finance speaks to its CEO, Nigel Green, about the evolving landscape and why the company sees Africa as such a massive area...

Association Afschrift on the logistics of Belgian inheritance tax

World Finance speaks to Jonathan Chazkal, Partner at Association Afschrift, to discuss Belgium’s taxation landscape

Inheritance tax continues to be a divisive issue among Belgians. One company helping to shed a light on the logistics of taxation in the country is Association Afschrift. World Finance speaks to its representative, partner Jonathan Chazkal, to discuss how...

Record redemptions hit Pimco following Gross departure

Pimco’s flagship Total Return Fund has been hit by hefty redemptions following the abrupt departure of co-founder and fund manager Bill Gross

Pimco’s bond fund, once the largest in the world, suffered from redemptions totalling $23.5bn in September, making it the largest amount to be pulled from the fund in a single month in more than a year. That brings the total outflows for 2014 up to $50b...

Pension reforms in Britain aim to copy a 70-year-old system that works well in the Netherlands. But will its implementation prove as successful today?

Will copying the Dutch pension system help the UK?

Pension reforms in Britain aim to copy a 70-year-old system that works well in the Netherlands. But will its implementation prove as successful today?

Pension funding gaps cause turmoil throughout America

Years of unfulfilled pension promises have created a $1trn funding gap that is only now beginning to close

Alfredo Lalia on the Brazilian private pension industry | HSBC Insurance Brasil | Video

World Finance interviews Alfredo Lalia, CEO of HSBC Insurance Brasil, on the growth of the Brazilian private pension industry

Finanz Konzept: masters of the EU asset management market

Even in spite of the global financial crisis, investors like Finanz Konzept have been able to successfully navigate the European asset management market

Emerging markets key to high returns, says Argo

Argo – the alternative asset management firm – has been investing in emerging market distressed securities for over ten years, with great results

Adapt or die: Finles’ savvy approach to investment management

Finles Capital Management are experts when it comes to providing successful opportunities for investors globally

Ceylinco Life on Sri Lanka’s burgeoning insurance industry

World Finance speaks to Rajkumar Renganathan, CEO of Ceylinco Life, about Sri Lanka’s flourishing insurance sector and how his company has successfully adapted to the country’s specific challenges

Solvency II hangs over Europe’s head

Solvency II looms over Europe’s insurance industry, which is battling to meet compliance obligations that will boost costs, enforce transparency, lay down strict capital requirements, and push firms to assess their own risk

Never dull at Lloyd’s of London: 1688 to present

Lloyd’s of London built a reputation as the place to insure practically anything, but a scandal in the 1980s severely damaged its reputation. Now may be the time for investors to give it a second chance

Existing home sales have fallen, but an 18 percent climb in the sale of new homes has offset the decline

US new home sales at a six year high

Existing home sales have fallen, but an 18 percent climb in the sale of new homes has offset the decline

Olympics catalyst for Rio redevelopment

Rio de Janeiro is getting a face lift, courtesy of investors attracted to the city by the World Cup and Olympic Games. Rita Lobo finds out that not all urban redevelopment is welcomed by the local population

Why German real estate is a hot investment market

The German real estate market is thriving in spite of difficult economic conditions

deVere Group: Africa is ‘the next far east’

World Finance speaks to Nigel Green, Founder and CEO of deVere Group, about the dynamic international financial services sector – and why Africa is emerging as a frontier market

Association Afschrift on the logistics of Belgian inheritance tax

World Finance speaks to Jonathan Chazkal, Partner at Association Afschrift, to discuss Belgium’s taxation landscape

New VAT ruling will cost businesses millions

A European tax ruling changing whether financial groups pay VAT or not, could potentially add hundreds of millions of pounds in annual costs to global financial institutions doing business in the UK and EU