CEO interview: passive management – spotlight on ETFs
Over the past decade, ETFs have emerged from the shadows and now are an element of most investment portfolios, whether retail or institutional. Now mainstream, what trends are next for ETFs? Do they face renewed competition from a resurgent active management sector? How did ETFs cope during the highly volatile period during the Covid-19 crisis, especially around price divergence from the AP, and liquidity challenges? Was there a rush to exit, or a calm “hold” approach from investors? Will Luxembourg capture greater market share as a preferred domicile for ETFs?
Latest trends in alternative investment funds
What are the trends in capital flows for alternative strategies? What trends do we see in fund design and what new product formats are there? The panellists will discuss the influence of Covid-19 on investment strategies and business models and take a look at the ESG agenda to explore how the mindset of investment managers has been impacted, as well as their business and their products. They will also debate whether the AIFMD regime has been a success in their expert opinions.