There is no single Chinese language: in Singapore, traditional Chinese is understood but is not a national language; In Hong Kong it is a national language, although Cantonese is spoken; The language spoken in China is Mandarin, although it is not written. In addition, the Taiwanese use different hieroglyphs altogether. Anyone seeking an insight into the Asian region is immediately faced with the next challenge, namely that of interpreting the characters.
We are pleased to inform you that we went live with the database for UK on www.fundinfo.com on 1 September 2013. As a result, users of our platform can now access the fund documents, data, ratings and videos for funds registered for sale in UK. With the go live of UK we publish on www.fundinfo.com now fund information for 10 countries.
The annual Aberdeen or Allianz events are well worth attending. However, if you missed the impressive guest speakers and their statements, you can now catch up by watching the video. Fundinfo now also offers event coverage and produces entertaining interviews and image videos employing professional camera operators – you’ll even catch a few laughs as well as women power in the auditorium.
The first fundinfo (Germany) summer party took place in Frankfurt am Main on 19 June 2013 with a summer temperature of 38 degrees. We catered for more than 70 guests at Mantis Roofgarden with tasty delicacies and refreshing drinks. The enjoyable atmosphere continued into the late evening also thanks to the glorious summer weather. We would like to thank you all very much for the great turnout.
The recent tax legislation intended to implement the ECJ ruling of 21.3.2013 in Germany has resulted in a change on www.fundinfo.com. Two different types of equity gains can now be published for retail investment funds for the German fund market. Up until now, we only published equity gains for corporate investors identified as EStG “ID906″ (covering dividends and divestment gains): now we also publish equity gains for corporate investors identified as KStG “ID926″ (covering divestment gains only). The new type of equity gain is published on www.fundinfo.com next to the previous type and identified as AG2.
The FUND EXPERTS FORUM – an investment conference for private wealth managers organized by Forum Executive and fundinfo – took place in Rüschlikon on 11 and 12 April 2013. Held under the motto “BEYOND UNCERTAINTY”, the conference was moderated by Reto Brennwald of Swiss television SF1.
fundinfo now publishes directly on its web page facts and figures regarding its unique database and access to its own website and to the more than 100 distribution platforms across Europe and Asia.
To find out, for example, which fund provider received the most clicks on links to its fund documents yesterday or where in the world fund documents are being accessed from predominantly, or to view more facts and figures updated on a daily basis, just go to www.fundinfo.com/en/stats/.
Our services are now being used by Nikko Asset Management Asia, among the largest local asset managers in South-East Asia. Nikko AM Asia specialises in Asian equities and bonds and is the centre of excellence of the Nikko Asset Management Group, the largest regional asset manager headquartered in Asia.
fundinfo conducted an opinion poll among its video customers this past November. Overall, we received positive feedback on our video standard, which is proving popular with our customers. Video portraits are shown by customers for approximately 12 months, while video updates are shown for a shorter period of around six months. Unless customers request deactivation, their video clips will remain online.