In-depth articles and publications of the key issues facing financial institutions.
As the environment for alternative investments continues to evolve, hedge fund managers are rethinking their products, fee structures and investor mix to refocus on institutional investors.
Most insurers understand the potential value big data could deliver. But our experience suggests that few are ready to take full advantage.
As a continent on the “Rise”, Africa holds enormous potential for growth, with 50% of the population under 34 years…providing banking/payment solutions is the big challenge.
Financial institutions are currently rethinking the future success of their investment banks post-crisis. They have come to realise that conduct, culture and technology (including cyber security) are now vital elements of their agenda.
New hedge fund regulations aim to better safeguard investor monies. The new legislation mainly impacts leverage limits, repurchase policies, valuation frequency, tax treatment, administration, custodianship and reporting.
This report highlights the latest regulatory issues affecting the investment management industry on a global scale.
There has been little product innovation over the past few decades in the banking market.
KPMG identifies three key areas that firms must prioritise: to be transparent and ensure nothing acts against customers’ interests; to develop good data architecture and data analytics; and to address cyber-risk.
The Banking landscape is changing and the “Big Banks” (E.g. HSBC, Barclays, Lloyds, RBS, Santander, etc) are being challenged for their market share and profits.
The Banking landscape is changing and the “Big Five” banks (HSBC, Barclays, Lloyds, RBS and Santander) are being challenged for their market share and profits.
A potential inhibitor to Challenger growth is a regulatory regime that in some respects tends to favour incumbent banks over the emerging Challengers.
Interview on 702 with Bill Michael (EMA Head of Financial Services for KPMG) about the global banking sector after the financial crisis in 2008.
The second of the 2015 “Evolving Banking Regulation” reports, reviews the challenges facing banks and offers a roadmap for achieving a sustainable model that can succeed in a markedly different operating environment.
The Global Alternative Investment practice is focused on hedge funds, real estate funds, private equity funds and infrastructure funds.
Global banks are in “retreat mode”, as profound changes to regulation, economics and technology threaten their business models, according to KPMG.