InvestmentEurope‘s Autumn Pan-European Summit Hamburg 2017 was held 11-13 October at the Hotel Sofitel Hamburg Alter Wall, and saw over 70 fund selector delegates hear ideas presented by 16 asset management groups.
Those participating included Alliance Bernstein, Aberdeen Standard Investments, Acadian, Amundi Asset Management, CPR Asset Management, Columbia Threadneedle Investments, Danske Invest, Eurizon Asset Management, Invesco, Janus Henderson Investors, J O Hambro Capital Management, Liontrust, Nordea Asset Management, Old Mutual Global Investors, RWC Partners and Tokio Marine Asset Management.
Delegates were treated to a keynote address on the morning of the second day of the event, from Ulrich Walter, the German former astronaut who discussed his experiences going up in the Space Shuttle, and who outlined the way risk is handled by organisations and individuals.
A gala dinner saw delegates taken to Hamburg’s Maritime Museum, while networking continued at the event venue across coffee breaks and lunches.Read more
InvestmentEurope‘s Lisbon Forum 2017 took place 28 September at the Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon, which saw some 31 fund selectors attend boardroom sessions for latest thoughts from leading asset management groups.
Presentations came from Kames Capital on overcoming the income challenge; First Trust Global Portfolios on yield divergence and the currency risk premium; and T. Rowe Price on perspectives for Europe and the opportunities ahead.Read more
The InvestmentEurope Reykjavik Roundtable 2017 took place at the Hilton Reykjavik Nordica on the morning of 5 September, with four groups presenting ideas around global equities, emerging and frontier markets opportunities, and the consideration of ESG risk factors, to an audience of some 20 local fund selectors.
Groups taking part included Franklin Templeton Investments, T. Rowe Price, Deutsche Asset Management and Evli, while the event was reported on in real time by InvestmentEurope‘s editorial team via Twitter at #IEREYKJAVIK.Read more
Some 45 delegates have heard of nine asset managers over two days at the JW Mariott Venice : BlackRock, Columbia Threadneedle Investments, Mirabaud Asset Management, Lord Abbett, First Trust Global Portfolios, RWC Partners, Liontrust, Kames Capital and Janus Henderson Investors.Read more
InvestmentEurope‘s Oslo Roundtable 2017 took place at the Hotel Continental in the Norwegian capital on the morning of 8 June, and attracted some 20 locally based fund selectors to listen to presentations from five groups including AXA Investment Managers, GAM, Legg Mason Global Asset Management, T. Rowe Price and Vontobel Asset Management.
Topics outlined included emerging markets equities and debt, frontier markets equities, securitised credit and thematic investing.Read more
The InvestmentEurope Barcelona Forum 2017 was held on 1 June at Hotel 1898 and welcomed over 25 fund selectors who had the chance to listen to strategies from four asset management firms.
The forum offered a morning of informative boardroom sessions, presented by T. Rowe Price, DNB Asset Management, Sycomore Asset Management and AB.
The Funds Society Miami Summit 2017 was held 18 & 19 May at the Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove, Miami, marking the third year in a row that InvestmentEurope/Open Door Media Publishing has maintained a presence among locally based fund selectors.
The Summit brought together key US offshore fund selectors from the Miami area mainly and some from Latin America together with asset management groups, including Aberdeen Asset Management, BlackRock, Brandes Investment Partners, Carmignac Risk Managers, Henderson Global Investors, Investec Asset Management, M&G Investments, Matthews Asia, NN Investment Partners and Schroders.Read more
Over 30 delegates from across the region took part in InvestmentEurope’s DACH Summit Munich 2017, which was hosted at the Hotel Bayerischer Hof.
The forum offered two days of informative boardroom session, presented by twelve asset management groups including Old Mutual Gold & Silver Fund, Candriam Investors Group, Artemis Investment Management, European Capital Partners, Liontrust asset management, J O Hambro Capital Management, First State Investments, Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management, Danske Invest, RWC Partners, Tortoise Capital Advisors and Mandarine Gestion.
The event keynote was delivered by Tomas Sedlacek, chief macroeconomics strategist with a Czech commercial bank CSOB. He is a member of a group narrative of Europe commissioned by Manuel Barroso and council member of national economic forum. His book economics of good and evil is a bestseller in Czech republic.Read more
Some 75 delegates from across the region took part in InvestmentEurope’s Pan-European Summit Lausanne 2017, which was hosted at the Beau-Rivage Palace on the shores of Lake Geneva.
Offering three days of key investment ideas from both active managers and ETF providers, the event also offered key networking time for peers to compare fund selection approaches, as well as a gala dinner in the 12th Century Château d’Oron.
The event keynote was provided by Stéphane Garelli, former managing director of the World Economic Forum, host at Davos, and currently professor at the University of Lausanne and specialist in studies into competitiveness.
Groups taking part included Aberdeen Asset Management, Baillie Gifford, Brandes Investment Partners, Eurizon Capital, First State Investments, First Trust Global Portfolios, Lord Abbett, MFS Investments, Nordea Asset Management, Old Mutual Global Investors, Ossiam in partnership with Barclays, Principal Global Investors, RWC Partners, Tokio Marine Asset Management.
The Nordic Summit Stockholm 2017 took place at the Grand Hotel 14-15 March, and played host to over 45 fund selector delegates from the region.
There they heard presentations from participating groups, including American Century Investments, Artemis Investment Management, Aviva Investors, Columbia Threadneedle Investments, Danske Invest, Eurizon Capital, Henderson Global Investors, Invesco, Matthews Asia, M&G Investments, RAM Active Investments and Unigestion.
Following an afternoon of networking opportunities during the buffet lunch and coffee break, further time to meet peer fund selectors was offered through a drinks reception before a keynote was delivered by Jonas Kjellberg, co-founder of Skype, to the formal sit-down dinner.
InvestmentEurope‘s Milan Alternative UCITS Forum 2017 took place at the Four Seasons hotel in Milan, featuring six groups – Aviva Inestors, Duemme, Eurizon Capital, Investec Asset Management, Jupiter and Liontrust – who presented to some 40 fund selector delgates.
Topics covered included multi-strategy and multi-asset, European long/short equities, strategic stockpicking, portfolio building for robustness, the status of resources equities, and whether to invest in European asset backed securities.Read more
InvestmentEurope’s Paris Hidden Gems Roundtable 2017 took place 28 February 2017 at the Hotel Raphael.
Groups presenting the the circa 20 fund selectors present included Artemis, Eurizon Capital, Investec Asset Management, Seilern Investment Management and T. Rowe Price.
Collectively, they covered issues such as European long/short equities, low volatility absolute return EM bonds, fixed income in a challenging market environment, methods for finding the best companies globally, and how to discover hidden gems in the European equity landscape.Read more