Funds Europe talks to Milestone Group about the increased importance of asset allocation and the need for a total portfolio view.
Flying into Luxembourg airport on a recent morning in typical foggy conditions, I couldn’t help but marvel at ground up fly-by-wire technology (whereby flight controls are converted into electronic signals) which allowed our A320 from London Heathrow to land in virtually zero visibility.
Serge Krancenblum, group executive chairman of investor services firm IQ-EQ, sheds light on the convergence of family offices, private markets and asset management.
In the past, games were played with sticks and stones; today games have evolved to bits and bytes. Since icons like Atari introduced the first videogames, a multibillion industry has emerged.
For many investors, diversification is a characteristic near the top of their portfolio wishlist. And rightly so. Until recently, though, small-scale investors were limited in how they went about achieving it.
Having grown in popularity during a long bull market, most multi-asset strategies have yet to be fully tested. Baillie Gifford investment manager James Squires argues that could be about to change, and that it will be the well-diversified, flexible approaches that will be most valuable to investors.