Roundtables & Panels

NEW YORK ROUNDTABLE: A tough industry to be in

Dec 21, 2015

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.

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: The technology of marketing funds

Dec 21, 2015

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.

LONDON ROUNDTABLE: Taking care of the future

Dec 21, 2015

Funds Europe talks to London-based asset management firms about the challenges of regulation, and advances in technology.

ROUNDTABLE: Tomorrow the world

Nov 11, 2015

With the rise of robo-advice and trend towards passive investing, our panel of experts sees a bright future for the ETF market, way beyond its US birthplace. But are we in a mania phase? Is there a liquidity risk? And will ETF products keep up with investors’ demands?

SMART BETA ROUNDTABLE: More than a buzzword

Sep 21, 2015

The term ‘smart beta’ is still struggling for complete acceptance. Our panel of smart beta users and providers discuss what it is and how the market in these products is developing beyond equities.

SWISS ROUNDTABLE: Into the valleys

Jul 29, 2015

An industry initiative aims to create a Swiss ‘Silicon Valley’ for asset management. But in a roundtable discussing the industry’s future, we start with retrocessions, which have been the focus of much attention in Switzerland’s banking sector. 

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