Funds Society and Open Door Media, publisher of InvestmentEurope, co-hosted the Fund Selector Forum New York 2016 at the Waldorf Astoria on 18 October on behalf of fund selectors in the New York area.
Groups taking part included Brandes Investment Partners, Carmignac, Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management and Henderson Global Investors. Together, they covered off themes including flexible fixed income, global high yield, and the potential return of value investing.Read more
InvestmentEurope’s Autumn Pan-European Fund Selector Summit, was held on 28-30 September 2016 at the Hotel Sofitel Hamburg Alter Wall.
Featuring close to 70 key fund selectors from across Europe, the event saw a keynote delivered by Alistair, Baron Darling of Roulanish, on the topic of Brexit. Further presentations came from some 16 asset management groups on topics including: European fixed income, alternative strategies going mainstream, structured solutions to access capital protection, European long/short equity, use of secular investment themes such as ageing, digital disruption, construction eurozone equity portfolios, investing for income, Chinese and Japanese equities, and flexible approaches to fixed income.
InvestmentEurope‘s Fund Selector Forum Milan 2016, took place on 9 June at the Four Seasons, Milan, with some 46 fund selectors in attendance.
The event feature ideas from six asset management groups, including AB, Aviva Investors, Columbia Threadneedle Investments, Eurizon Capital, Investec Asset Management and Natixis Global Asset Management.
Investment topics covered included multi-asset and multi-strategy investing, US fixed income, emerging markets – both local currency debt and equities – total return investing and minimum volatility investing.
The InvestmentEurope Fund Selector Roundtable Barcelona saw five asset management groups present ideas in an effective format to some 30 key fund selectors serving this financial hub in the Spanish market.
Groups participating included BMO Global Asset Management, Legg Mason Global Asset Management, Pictet Asset Management, Raiffeisen Capital Management and T. Rowe Price. The topics covered ranged from emerging market debt to European long and long/short equity strategies, to systematic, factor-based investing, and the emerging opportunities in the digital disruption of many industries.Read more
InvestmentEurope’s Fund Selector Roundtable Brussels 2016 drew together locally based fund selectors with four asset management groups, including Capital Group, Invesco, Investec Asset Management and T. Rowe Price.
Delegates heard speakers present on areas such as the importanc of fundamentals wehn considering high yield, the use of quantitative equities strategies, harnessing income through dividends, and the benefits of taking a high conviction approach to European equities.
The speakers also participated in a panel discussion, which also included engagement on the question of a possible Brexit from the EU and what this would mean for investors.Read more
The InvestmentEurope Pan-DACH Summit Munich 2016 took place 10-11 May at the Hotel Bayerischer Hof, offering some 45 fund selector delegates access to latest ideas across asset classes from some 12 participating asset management groups.
Those presenting on the first day of the Summit included Mandarine Gestion, First State Investments, AB, Artemis Investment Management, Tortoise Capital Advisors and RWC Partners. Also presenting was Patrick van Veen, a social behaviour expert and founder of Apemanagement, who provided the dinner keynote outlining lessons learned from studying apes that can be applied to behavioural biases in the workplace and elsewhere.
The second day of the Summit saw further presentations from asset management groups including Lord Abbett, Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management, Brandes Investment Partners, Amundi Asset Management and BMO Global Asset Management.
The Funds Society Fund Selector Summit Miami 2016 took place at the Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami on 28-29 April, with delegates from around the Latin America region as well as those based locally.
Some 56 delegates heard speakers and presentations from M&G, Matthews Asia, Carmignac, RWC Partners, NN Investment Partners and Henderson Global Investors on the first day, while Edmond de Rothschild, Schroders, Allianz Global Investors, Legg Mason Global Asset Management, Aberdeen Asset Management and Brandes Investment Partenrs held stage on the second day.
The keynote was provided by Edgar Perez, council member at the Gerson Lehrman Group and Guidepoint Global Advisors, and author on matters of cybersecurity, electronic trading and financial regulation.
The InvestmentEurope Pan-European Fund Selector Summit Lausanne 2016 took place 19-21 April at the Beau Rivage Palace, with delegates from around the region listening to speakers covering a wide spectrum of investment topics and asset classes.
Some 67 delegates from across the region gathered at the event to listen to speakers representing Aberdeen Asset Management, Amundi, Argonaut Capital Partners, BlackRock, Capital Group, Columbia Threadneedle, Eaton Vance, Invesco, Kames Capital, Lemanik Asset Management, Natixis Global Asset Management, Nordea Asset Management, Old Mutual Global Investors, Principal Global Investors, RWC Partners, Tikehau, and Tokio Marine Asset Management.
It also featured a keynote by three-time European Commissioner Viviane Reding on geopolitical and technology changes.Read more
InvestmentEurope’s Pan-Nordic Summit Stockholm 2016 took place 14-15 March at the Grand Hotel in Stockholm.
Featuring presentations from 12 fund managers covering asset classes such as emerging markets equity, US high yield, global credit, Cat bonds, European equity and long/short European equity.
The event also offered dinner with keynote Jonas Ridderstråle discussing different ways to drive business structures forward using collaborative working methods. Delegates were also able to network through lunches on both days of the event, as well as a number of coffee breaks.
InvestmentEurope’s Fund Selector Roundtable Lisbon 2016 took place 10 March at the Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon, targeting some 20 local fund selectors.Read more
InvestmentEurope’s Fund Selector Bond Focus Milan 2016, took place 8 March at the Four Seasons, Milan.
Groups presenting included AB, Carmignac Risk Managers, Eurizon Capital, Fisch Fund Services, iShares, Rothschild and Standard Life Investments.Read more
InvestmentEurope’s Fund Selector Forum Frankfurt 2016, took place on 1 March at the Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof.
The half day forum saw presentations from Comgest, Generali Investments and Mainfirst.Read more