Institute and Investment Management Review (IMR)

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Presentation of the Partner

Our mission is to review and analyse the best of other publications and sources in the asset management industry, focusing on what is most significant for the longer term, excluding material of transient value..

This one magazine, we believe, will provide readers the quickest way of getting an overview of the most important trends, with a minimum of time, helping them to keep up with the latest thinking and far reaching global developments..

Investment Management Review (IMR), concentrates on the publication of strategic information and analysis that is of relevance to key decision-makers of fund management organisations across the globe. We monitor a comprehensive range of sectors, including pension, mutual and exchange-traded funds, insurance, alternatives and structured products.

IMR, established over a decade ago, is produced by industry experts in close cooperation with leading global investment organisations.

It benefits from having distinguished figures in the investment industry on its advisory board. A network of international specialists in different aspects of the industry has been assembled to contribute to research and writing.


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Funds managed by Dr Sittampalam excelled during the 80’s and 90’s achieving top performance in both global bond and equity league tables. In 1986, he won the ‘Fund Manager of the Year’ title awarded by the Bowen Group.

He was the founding editor in 1994 of Funds International and has acted as consultant to leading financial institutions in the US and EU. He has written articles for several publications and organisations, including the Financial Times, Financial News, Financial Weekly and EDHEC. In November 2005, he was awarded the prestigious Wincott Foundation prize for his Professional Investor contribution, the official journal of the CFA Society of the UK.

Dr Sittampalam has written several books, including Coming Wars in Fund Management, Evolving Techniques in Fund Management, and Corporate Governance Activism – Desirable Doctrine or Damaging Dogma? He also acted as editorial advisor to the authoritative industry body EFAMA (European Fund and Asset Management Association) that representing all fund management companies in the European Union, in the publication of their first-ever Fact Book.


Presentation of the Partnership

In 2008, EDHEC-Risk entered into a partnership with Investment Management Review. This partnership involved both mutual editorial contributions and a distribution agreement.

Investment Management Review provides an overview of new developments and thinking in the asset management industry, globally and across a comprehensive range of sectors, including pension funds, mutual funds, hedge funds, private equity, structured products and ETFs.

In October 2017, as part of the partnership, EDHEC-Risk Institute and Investment Management Review launch a special issue of the Investment Management Review (IMR). This Automn 2017 special edition included in-depth articles written by EDHEC-Risk Institute experts, together with comments and summaries of academic papers by Investment Management Review’s editor. The themes have been selected for their long-term significance, in line with the ethos of the magazine and the core research programmes conducted by the Institute. You can consult the magazine here.

IMR's sources range from the best of the financial media and websites to important conferences and authoritative academic publications. All aspects of the industry are covered, including business strategy, the relative growth of different distribution channels, and investment processes and techniques.