Roundtables & Panels

ROUNDTABLE: The need for more building blocks

Nov 14, 2014

ETF providers have done well to provide investors with building blocks for equity portfolios. There is now a need for more fixed income development, our ETF panel hears. Currency hedging woud also be useful. The panel also considers how regulatory changes, like the UK’s RDR, is helping the ETF...

ROUNDTABLE: Experts on smart beta

Sep 17, 2014

Funds Europe asks those in the know about the burning issues facing the industry, such as how will smart beta affect fund management and what are the risks?

CHINA ROUNDTABLE: “The Communist party will get China right”

Jun 11, 2014

Are investors in the West wrong to compare China's shadow banking problem with the sub-prime crisis and do they worry too much about broader uncertainty in the second largest economy? Fund chiefs in Beijing think so. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick.

BRANDING ROUNDTABLE: What it says on the tin

Jun 11, 2014

A panel of fund management brand experts discusses social media, the relationship between brand and fund flows, and the challenges of covering multiple client bases in different markets. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick.

CEO INTERVIEW: Risking it on boutiques

Apr 17, 2014

Some fund managers are so keen to work for boutiques, they'll take a pay cut. Nick Fitzpatrick talks to Lionel Aeschlimann, chief executive of Mirabaud Asset Management, which hired established names to work on new products.

LUXEMBOURG ROUNDTABLE: Counting on government backing

Mar 17, 2014

The Grand Duchy's new government, Ucits fund governance, and costs are some of the topics debated by our industry panel. Edited by Nick Fitzpatrick.

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