Join us on 14 September for Institutional Asset Manager’s inaugural GreenInvestingLIVE global summit, a one-day event that brings together key players from across the asset management industry ecosystem to assess the most compelling trends and themes driving change and growth in green investment.
Uncorrelated returns with the potential for disruption and decentralisation: How crypto assets are changing the considerations for alternative investments
“As an investment case, bitcoin is very early stage and offers big potential, as its long-term correlation is low compared to traditional asset classes.” In the following article Michael Zbinden, CIO, and Dr Hartmut Neff (pictured, above left with Zbinden), Portfolio Manager, with the Crypto Finance Group, offer an introduction to the considerations around investing in crypto assets.
Investment fund and asset management industry is a key contributor to economic growth, says Irish Funds
At its Global Funds Conference, Irish Funds, the voice of the funds and asset management industry, reported increases in direct employment (+7.9 per cent), exchequer contribution (+9.2 per cent) and general business activity across the sector. It also reported an increase in assets in Irish domiciled funds of 5 per cent over the last quarter, bringing the total amount invested in Irish domiciled funds to an all-time high of EUR3.5 trillion according to the latest data from the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI).
Apperio launches virtual legal expo for private equity, hedge funds and other private investment organisations
Apperio, in partnership with Private Equity Wire, Institutional Asset Manager, and Hedgeweek, is launching an all-new live virtual conference dedicated to helping stakeholders in private funds exchange ideas and best practices for efficiently deploying and managing legal resources. REGISTER NOW
The industry network 100 Women in Finance is putting female founders and asset managers in front of the world’s largest allocators in its virtual Global FundWomen Week in November, which it says is the largest ever event of its kind.
Two more panelists have joined the line-up of experts taking part in the inaugural etfLIVE Europe event from 19-21 May, 2020 – Rumi Mahmood, an investment analyst at Nutmeg, and Irene Bauer, CIO and Founding Partner of Twenty20 Investments.
Richard Butcher, the Chair of the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA), will call on the pensions industry to “go beyond minimum compliance” and do more to tackle the risk posed by climate change, in a speech to the PLSA’s Investment Conference in Edinburgh today (Wednesday 6 March 2020).
FIX Trading Community, a non-profit, industry-driven standards body for global financial trading, is too hold the FIX EMEA Trading Conference on 12 March 2020.
Gibraltar is in a unique position for funds, despite the potential impacts of Brexit, according to a recent expert panel discussion entitled ‘Crypto Funds: The Gibraltar Solution’ moderated by a partner in Gibraltar law firm ISOLAS LLP, Jonathan Garcia.
Guernsey's Green Finance initiative was a big draw at last week's Guernsey Funds Forum event in London (16 May) which saw more than 500 finance professionals from the City and beyond gather to hear about the Island's funds offering.