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The Ucits fund is likely to be the main fund of choice for many years, despite tighter regulation and competition from Asia, according to our panel of experts. Among other issues, it looks at the route to market for alternative funds.
The panel discusses at the impact of Ucits V on the asset servicing industry and the implications of blockchain for fund firms and their providers.
After a turbulent year for the Chinese stock market, Funds Europe’s panel of experts in Beijing discusses the economy, domestic retail funds, the high-net-worth sector, Stock Connect and the future of the renminbi. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick and Alan Chalmers.
Bringing together funds industry specialists and custody banks that offer lending programmes, Funds Europe discusses recent market developments, including volumes and revenues in the Ucits business.
Working with fund distributors is increasingly difficult, but vital. Our panel in New York considers the merits of scale in this environment, but also hears smaller asset managers can find a place in the market too. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick.
Our Hong Kong panel discussed consolidation in the industry, social media marketing and whether it is better to partner with private banks or with Alibaba. Chaired by George Mitton in Hong Kong.