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Global Asset Management: Strategies, Risks, Processes, and Technologies

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This book focuses on all major aspects of the asset management industry including its regulations, strategies, processes, applied technologies, and risks. It provides a serious resource for readers seeking greater depth and alternative opinions on specific industry developments, and breadth for specialists interested in the dynamics of the industry.

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Overview

This book focuses on all major aspects of the asset management industry including its regulations, strategies, processes, applied technologies, and risks. It provides a serious resource for readers seeking greater depth and alternative opinions on specific industry developments, and breadth for specialists interested in the dynamics of the industry.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781137329479
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 9/26/2013
  • Pages: 680
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author

MICHAEL PINEDO is the Julius Schlesinger Professor of Operations Management at the Stern School of Business at New York University. His research interests lie in the area of operations management in the service industries, in particular in financial services. His research focuses on the interrelationships and interactions between productivity and profitability on the one hand and operational risk on the other hand.
INGO WALTER holds the Seymour Milstein Chair in Finance, Corporate Governance and Ethics at the Stern School of Business, New York University. His principal areas of academic and consulting activity include international finance and banking. He has published papers in most of the professional jourbanals in these fields, and is the author, co-author, or editor of 26 books. He has served as a consultant to various corporations, banks, government agencies, and international institutions, and has held a number of board memberships.

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Table of Contents

PART I: GLOBAL ASSET MANAGEMENT - INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
1. Growth in the Global Institutional Asset Management Industry: Structure, Conduct, Performance; Ingo Walter
2. What do we Know about the Mutual Fund Industry?; Massimo Massa
PART II: THE CRISIS OF 2007-2008 AND ITS AFTERMATH
3. Macroeconomic Perspectives on the Financial Crisis and its Aftermath; Ole Risager
4. Some Thoughts on the Role of Mathematical Models in Light of the Crisis of 2007; David Lando
5. The Credit Crisis of 2007 and its Implications for Risk Management; John Hull
6. After the Storm: Four Innovations Changing Investment Management; Adam Schneider
7. Avoiding International Financial Crises: An Incomplete Reform Agenda; Jean Dermine
PART III: KEY RISK FACTORS IN ASSET MANAGEMENT
8. Managing Growth and Strategic Risk; Mathias Schmit and Lin-Sya Chao
9. Wall Street's Management of Risks – Why it Failed; John H. Biggs
10. Reputational Risk and the Financial Crisis; Ingo Walter
11. Risk Management for Pension Funds and Endowments; Aaron Brown
12. A Stitch in Time…; Kosrow Dehnad
PART IV: REGULATIONS AND GOVERNANCE
13. Corporate Governance and the Financial Crisis; Steen Thomsen
14. Governance and the Financial Crisis: More Convergence, Less Risk?; Renée Adams
15. Financial Regulation and Risk Governance; Caspar Rose
16. Regulatory Challenges for the European Asset Management Industry; Karel Lannoo
17. The Asset Manager's Guide to Sustainable Regulatory Challenge; Anders Bidsted Andersen and Carsten Kunkel
PART V: OPERATIONAL PROCESSES AND COSTS
18. The Interrelationships between Processes, Costs and Risks in Asset Management; Michael Pinedo
19. A Best Practices Framework for Operational Infrastructure and Controls in Asset Management; Ümit Alptuna, Manos Hatzakis and Reha Tütüncü
20. Managing Costs in Investment Management Firms; Adam Schneider
21. Strategic and Tactical Cost Management in the Asset Management Industry; Marcelo Cruz
22. Transaction Costs and Asset Management; Yakov Amihud and Haim Mendelson
PART VI: OPERATIONAL PLATFORMS AND IT STRATEGIES
23. Operational Platform and Growth: A Strategic Challenge; Jacob Elsborg
24. Addressing the Data Management Challenge in Asset Management; Howie San
25. The Use of Advanced Technology in Global Asset Management; Anders Kirkeby
26. Fit-for-Future Enterprise Architecture: Supporting Strategic Business Challenges; Marc Schröter
PART VII: FUTURE CHALLENGES AND GROWTH
27. The Strategic Imperative of Creating and Capturing Value; Paul Verdin
28. Check or Checkmate? Game-Changing Strategies for the Asset Management Industry; Johannes Elsner, Martin Huber and Philipp Koch
29. Designing Products for Reluctant Investors: Applications of Behavioral Finance; Alistair Byrne
30. Current and Future Challenges Faced by Investment Funds; Martin Gruber
31. Current and Future Challenges Faced by Asset Managers; Stephen Brown
32. Current and Future Challenges Faced by Pension Funds; Massimo Massa

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