Supplements»Global Industry 2020

Nick_FitzpatrickWe might disagree on what the top three themes in asset management were during 2020, but we’d probably agree that they each stemmed from the pandemic.

Amercan_flagAfter Joe Biden’s victory in the US presidential election, Alex Rolandi asks what impact the result could have on global markets and sustainable investing.

New_York_roundtable_Dec_2020In a nation where ESG is regarded sceptically, a pushback has taken place against attitudes and rules that hinder ESG’s progress. Our US panel discusses this and other topics, such as how US-Sino relations impact business.

Matt_ShaferMatthew Shafer, head of international distribution at Natixis Investment Managers, tells Funds Europe about the rollercoaster ride that COVID-19 has put the industry on this year and how it fits into his department’s strategies.

DiversityIn 2020, the corporate world firmly planted a flag in the race debate. Stephanie Baxter considers what fund firms must now do to show their racial – and socioeconomic – support is not just empty rhetoric.

Kasper_EmelgreenKasper Elmgreen, head of equities at Amundi, tells Funds Europe about his 2021 planning, the role of ESG in equity investing, and his aims for this department.

Hong Kong roundtable Dec 2020Our panel of experts in Hong Kong look at how empowering staff through technology is the name of the game since Covid, the accelerating trend towards ESG investment and the major developments in regulation. Chaired by Romil Patel.

Richard_GarlandRichard Garland, the distribution head at Ninety One, gives Fiona Nicolson an insight into how the firm maintained contact with professional clients throughout lockdown – and reveals that a little magic was involved!

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