Passing the baton

Asset managers have been switching CEOs at an unprecedented rate, a sign that the investment sector itself is at a turning point. Turnover creates an opportunity for soul-searching and to set a new direction. As asset management CEOs pass the baton to their successors, we examine where the new chiefs are coming from and whether firms are looking outside for new ideas or promoting from within…

Should asset managers flatten their structures?

Following DWS’ move to flatten its structure, Ignites Europe asked The Buy-Side Club whether changes to the corporate hierarchy would be welcome among staff and whether other firms might follow suit in abolishing hierarchical job titles…

Diversity pace of change too slow

What are the barriers to building a more diverse and inclusive culture in the asset management industry, asked The Buy-Side Club’s Sarah Dudney at the recent #Time2Deliver event.

Profits under pressure

Is the investment sector facing a profitability crisis? The Buy-Side Club’s Emma Wallis explores the evidence…