EUROPE - Crédit Agricole Structured Asset Management (CASAM) has launched a range of 11 exchange-traded funds on NYSE Euronext - boosting its total offering of ETFs to 35.
The ETFs deliver exposure to major global equity markets - providing access to Europe, Asia and the US, alongside the main European style indices and sectors.
CASAM ETF managing director Valérie Baudson commented: "We launched 20 ETFs in the last quarter of 2008 which raised €730m.
"We are actively pursuing the development of the Casam ETFrange and capitalizing on our policy of competitive pricing."
Sir Philip Green's restructuring proposals for his retail giant Arcadia will not "adequately protect" its pension schemes' members, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has said.
The Marks and Spencer Pension Scheme has completed buy-in deals worth £1.4bn with two insurers, mirroring similar transactions last year.
There have now been a total of 47 buy-in and buyout deals of over £500m announced since 2007. The full list, provided courtesy of LCP, is as follows...