Articles by Elliot Burr

Highest Earning UK Hedge Fund Managers 2019 [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Elliot Burr on July 15, 2019
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The hedge fund industry hasn’t had the best time worldwide in the last few years. 2016, for instance, saw the closure of 530 hedge funds, and even last year they experienced a shaky time. There was…

Kurtosys Spotlight: Tina Cracknell, Investment 20/20, ESG risk

By Elliot Burr on July 12, 2019
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This week’s edition of Kurtosys Spotlight features Tina Cracknell, alternative data, ESG risk, our interview with Generali Investment’s Giovanni Ricciolio, a CX event, Investment 20/20 and a bank’s noteworthy marketing efforts. Digital Leader Spotlight: Tina Cracknell…

Connecting the Dots – Giovanni Ricciolio [Podcast]

By Elliot Burr on July 8, 2019
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In the latest Connecting the Dots podcast, we chat with Giovanni Ricciolio, Head of Digital Strategy and Acceleration at Generali Investments. Giovanni has some fascinating insight into his early career, working within the Formula 1 industry,…

Kurtosys Spotlight: Prime Factor Capital, IPE Top 400, #JPMCC

By Elliot Burr on July 5, 2019
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This week’s edition of Kurtosys Spotlight features Michael Browning, our podcast with Adrian Saville from Cannon Asset Managers, top 50 asset managers by AUM, crypto positivity from the FCA, Prime Factor Capital, the finserv workforce of…

Kurtosys Spotlight: FundForum Special

By Elliot Burr on June 28, 2019
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This week’s edition of Kurtosys Spotlight is a FundForum special! Folks from all across fund management flocked to Copenhagen (FundForum’s new home) for one of the industry’s most prolific and celebrated events, full of insightful talks…

Kurtosys to sponsor Digital Client Engagement Summit 2019

By Elliot Burr on June 25, 2019
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Kurtosys is pleased to announce that we are a sponsor for the upcoming Digital Client Engagement (DCE) Summit 2019. As the name suggests, this event places heavy emphasis on how digital means can help investment managers…

Kurtosys Spotlight: Schroders Lens, Wendy Appleton, Libra coin

By Elliot Burr on June 21, 2019
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This week’s edition of Kurtosys Spotlight features Michael Anyfantakis, FS Forum’s marketing report 2019, our interview with Wendy Appleton, Cheryl Nash from Fiserv, InvestmentNews’ 40 Under 40, and the anticipated news of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency. Digital…

Connecting the Dots – Cheryl Nash [Podcast]

By Elliot Burr on June 18, 2019
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In this edition of our Connecting the Dots podcast, we speak to Cheryl Nash, President of Investment Services at Fiserv. We cover many topics on this show, particularly Cheryl’s and Fiserv’s excellent commitment to promoting women…

Kurtosys Spotlight: BNY Mellon IM rebrand, Zoe Robson, hybrid advisors

By Elliot Burr on June 14, 2019
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This week’s edition of Kurtosys Spotlight features BNY Mellon IM’s successful rebrand, Architas’ Zoe Robson, Pride Month in investment management, FundForum 2019, and Bank of America’s hybrid model push. Rebrand news: BNY Mellon Investment Management As…

Kurtosys Spotlight: Lumyna, Ed Lecky-Thompson, AI continues

By Elliot Burr on June 7, 2019
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This week’s edition of Kurtosys Spotlight features a firm’s rebrand to Lumyna, Ed Lecky-Thompson, social media in investment decisions, cybersecurity, AI, the World Fintech Report and the results of the #PaymentsRace. Digital Leader Spotlight: Ed Lecky-Thompson,…

Kurtosys Spotlight: data-driven marketing, Christopher Murphy, #PaymentsRace

By Elliot Burr on May 31, 2019
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This week’s edition of Kurtosys Spotlight features Christopher Murphy from Aegon, the insurance world and ETFs, a data-driven marketing eBook, our psychology podcast with Dr Daniel Crosby, and the #PaymentsRace. Digital Leader Spotlight: Christopher Murphy –…

Kurtosys Spotlight: Europe’s fintech crown, Mary Jane Ajodah, a ‘new India’

By Elliot Burr on May 24, 2019
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This week’s edition of Kurtosys Spotlight features BNY Mellon’s Mary Jane Ajodah, social media mistakes, our podcast with Byron Lotter, Europe’s most valuable fintech, panel discussions and a ‘new India’. Digital Leader Spotlight: Mary Jane Ajodah,…