Mark Bliss, Jupiter Asset Management

Mark Bliss

Mark Bliss joined Jupiter in June 2018 and is responsible for the design, development and delivery of the firm’s products, which are promoted to investors across all business channels in the UK and internationally.  In holding roles at a diverse range of companies, including Rothschild and BlackRock, where he was Managing Director responsible for products in the EMEA region, Mark brings a specific focus on distribution and the client experience. Mark holds an MA (Hons) in Classics from Cambridge University.

Agenda

09.40 - 10.00

Value assessments - a known unknown?

What are value assessments? Are value assessments coming to Luxembourg and why? What might be the implications and consequences?


10.00 - 10.30

Product innovation: new kids on the block

Product evolution with the investor in mind: what will “products of the future” look like? Why are they needed?

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    Mark Bliss Global Head of Product Jupiter Asset Management


11.05 - 11.50

ESG: How to really add value for investors

A practitioner’s view, a practical case and a country’s vision for the future


11.50 - 12.25

"Dear CEO, ..."

An insight into the current thinking of CEOs in these transformative times.


14.30 - 15.15

Listen to the investor (part I): institutional investors

Perspectives from pension funds, insurers and private banking: what do various types of institutional investor need from the asset manager? How are those needs changing? Can Luxembourg be the domicile of choice for the PEPP?


15.45 - 16.30

Listen to the investor (part II): retail investors

Does the asset manager really serve the retail investor, or is it merely a provider of raw materials for the evolving advice and distribution channels? We adopt three personae: the millennial, the middle-aged household head, and the retiree, and seek solutions for their needs and outcomes from three channels: the asset manager, a retail bank, and a new platform proposition. Which one offers the best solution for our personae?


16.30 - 17.10

Investor education: let's get serious

Saving and investment explained, simplified and demystified: two approaches to encouraging the many people without savings/investment plans to get started.