Challenges and opportunities for the continued success story of EU funds
An international perspective on UCITS by ICI Global
Fintech for Distribution - exploring a challenging lansdcape for funds
Robo-advisers, exchange traded funds, direct to consumer models-the distribution landscape is changing. Just as the music and publishing industries were disrupted by a digital revolution, so is the funds business undergoing a technological shift, we all know that by now…but how far are we really in this shift?
Setting the scene with Digital Disruption in Asset Management, learning from Skype’s approach, followed by a debate with leading distribution disrupters
Distribution perspective between the Giants and the Gems
Distribution perspective between the Giants and the Gems – Distribution is not a winner takes all game
The Yin: Prepare for the second age of distribution
The Chinese fire rooster crows in a cloudy new day in the world of fund distribution. Traditional business models are changing, pressure is building from passives, new competitors are entering the arena and the regulatory train shows little sign of slowing. But is this creating a landscape that favours only the giants and the gems? Are mid-tier groups doomed, ultimately, to merge or fail?
Diana Mackay takes a different view, examining recent distribution dynamics and fund selector opinion to identify the positioning strategies necessary to stay ahead of the competitor race in the next decade.
The Yang: Innovation in distribution
A roundtable discussion to assess the new frontiers of distribution with Distribution Innovators
A conversation with our partner associations: NICSA (USA) and HKIFA (Hong Kong)
Spreading the investment funds gospel: Market and regulatory developments in key regions and jurisdictions
Regulatory reforms and internationalisation of markets offer new opportunities for fund distribution. An overview of what is in the pipeline in Asia, Brazil, Canada, South Africa and Australia
Please show me your passport
Today, there are 3 existing fund recognition/passport schemes in the Asia Pacific region. Latin America is now gearing towards joining the fund passport band wagon as well. What can we learn from these “glocal” passport business cases?
Can we wrap it up now? So - Where is global distribution really going…?
An open discussion with Richard Garland who tells it like it is, on the outlook for global distribution
Distribution Hall of Fame
2017 is the launch year of the annual Distribution Hall of Fame. In this yearly fund distribution community gathering, a series of awards will be presented, to recognise excellence in various aspects of distribution from ongoing client engagement through brand and sales & marketing support.
A Fireside chat – Europe 2.0 and the rest of the world
The changing face of Europe and the world with Brexit, the rise of populism, an enduring low-interest environment, the threat of climate change, changing investor demand…What are the impacts of major geopolitical and macroeconomics trends on our daily business? Is the core role of asset management changing? Leading political and AM public policy figures tell their stories, discussing their views on the current and future state of Europe.