InvestmentEurope’s Frankfurt Absolute Return Roundtable 2017 took place 16 February at the Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof.
The event gathered 24 local fund selectors and featured presentations from Eurizon Capital, Invesco Perpetual, Anthilia Capital Partners, Jupiter Asset Management and LionTrust Asset Management.
Among topics highlighted were contrarian approaches to equity and low volatility absolute return investing in emerging market bonds, integrating investment ideas in portfolios, achieving absolute return with capital protection, generating alpha through fundamental stock picking and focusing on companies’ cash flows as key component of shareholders returns.Read more
InvestmentEurope’s Luxembourg Multi-Asset Roundtable 2017 took place 14 February at Le Place D’Armes hotel in the centre of the Old Town of the Grand Duchy.
Hosting some 20 delegates, the event featured presentations from Eurizon Capital, Nuveen boutique NWQ, American Century Investments and Azimut. In focus were areas including contrarian approaches to equity and low volatility absolute return investing in emerging market bonds, the outlook for US small cap equities in light of uncertainty around policies of the Trump administration, the case for emerging market equities, and opportunities in hybrid corporate bonds.
InvestmentEurope’s Fund Selector Forum Tel Aviv 2016 took place 7 December 2016 at the Hilton Tel Aviv, and features presentations from speakers representing Columbia Threadneedle Investments, Henderson Global Investors, Kames Capital, Santa Barbara from Nuveen, and Schroders.
Delegates were treated to views from a wide range of investment topics such as dividend growth in current markets, property investment opportunities in the world’s biggest cities, how to approach bottom-up stockpicking in Europe, high yield, and the improving outlook for emerging markets equities.
The Fund Selector Forum Stockholm 2016 attracted some 25 delegates to hear portfolio managers discuss investment themes and opportunities as diverse as convertible bonds, asset backed securities, management of risks, such as climate risk, beyond standard volatility and correlation metrics, as well as spotting changes ongoing in emerging markets that give rise to opportunities in both local and hard currency debt.
Taking part were speakers from Fisch Fund Services (Fisch Asset Management), MAINFIRST Asset Management, Unigestion and Vontobel Asset Manangement (TwentyFour Asset Management).
InvestmentEurope’s Fund Manager of the Year Awards 2016/17 took place at the May Fair Hotel in London on 29 November.
The Awards recognise funds that offer consistent risk-adjusted perfomance, which are available in at least two of the key markets covered by InvestmentEurope, and which fund selectors across the region have expressed a preference for in their respective categories.
To view the full list of winners and highly commended funds click here: http://www.investmenteurope.net/events/fund-manager-year-awards-winners/
InvestmentEurope‘s Fund Selector Forum Milan took place 10 November 2016 at the Four Seasons hotel, with some 61 fund selectors attending.
The event featured presentations from AB, Capital Group, Comgest, Henderson Global Investors, Jupiter Asset Management and T. Rowe Price; collectively they covered off topics during the presentations on areas such as US stocks, high yield bonds and fixed income investment opportunities amid current low yields, as well as Emerging Markets.
InvestmentEurope‘s Fund Selector Forum Madrid took place 3 November 2016 at The Westin Palace, Madrid, with some 27 fund selectors attending.
Groups taking part included Generali Investments, Nordea Asset Management, Raiffeisen Capital Management, Aviva Investors, and RWC Partners; collectively they covered off topics during the presentations on areas such as multi-asset approaches to total return, the emerging market opportunities particular to the Europe and Asia, the challenges but also opportunities in the ongoing demographic shift globally, and maintaining exposure to fixed income amidst low to negative yields as well as concerns over central bank policy direction.Read more
InvestmentEurope‘s Fund Selector Forum Copenhagen, targeting local fund selectors, saw presentations from five asset management groups including American Century Investments, AXA Investment Managers, Fisch Fund Services, GAM and Nomura.
Collectively, they discussed issues including: opportunities in emerging markets, smart beta, convertible bonds, and facets of credit risk, including US high yield. Delegates were also able to network with peers through the coffee break and lunch, which all took place at the prestigious Hotel d’Angleterre in central Copenhagen.Read more
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.