Artificial Intelligence

Financial marketers, don’t fear your AI friends

By Elliot Burr on December 3, 2018
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Are there any practical uses for artificial intelligence in finance? Naysayers all over the world-wide-web will say that AI is just a fad; a continued blab at the expense of optimists that are excited by the…

AMMF #59: Brexit breakthroughs, Bitcoin’s birthday, advisory horror stories

By Elliot Burr on November 2, 2018
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Welcome to our asset management marketing focus This week’s edition brings you the 20 biggest wealth firms, an awards ceremony, Brexit breakthroughs and advisory horror stories. Movers & Shakers Margaux Del Valle Is now ➜ Senior…

Increased collaboration can help industry overcome challenges – Prudential COO

By Leandi Kolver on October 3, 2018

Meagen Burnett, COO of Prudential Investment Managers outlines her vision for the South African asset management industry, shares her proudest achievement since joining the firm and discusses the potential of AI and machine learning for improved…

Less jargon, more social responsibility – a vision for the SA asset management industry

By Leandi Kolver on September 20, 2018

Elize Botha, MD of Old Mutual Unit Trusts shares her views on the need for the asset management industry to follow responsible investment practices; provides insight into how asset managers can reach millennial investors; and explains…

AMMF #52: Private equity trends, new African fund and fintech GDP predictions

By Leandi Kolver on September 14, 2018

Welcome to our Asset Management Marketing Focus. This week’s roundup brings you Africa-focused news and insight on topics ranging from private equity investment to fintech and AI. Website Spotlight: Rezco Asset Management South African asset manager…

Automation and AI – the future is digital for SA asset managers

By Leandi Kolver on September 12, 2018
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Nic Andrew, MD at Nedgroup Investments shares his views on digital transformation in the South African asset management industry, tells us about the vision behind the company’s roboadvisor platform and explains why he doesn’t believe traditional…

AMMF #51: New crypto funds, blockchain research and the potential of AI

By Leandi Kolver on September 7, 2018
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Welcome to our asset management marketing focus This week’s roundup focuses on the South African asset management space, bringing you news about crypto funds, blockchain, AI and Sygnia’s hedge fund decision. Website Spotlight: Allan Gray Allan…

AMMF #49: AI fund collab, Open Banking news, Winnie the Pooh investors

By Elliot Burr on August 24, 2018
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Welcome to our asset management marketing focus This week’s round up brings you an AI fund collaboration, Bob Ross’ content marketing tips, future finserv successes, and Winnie the Pooh investors. Movers & Shakers Andrea Gerardi Is now…

AMMF #46: Zero-fee funds, megatrends of the future, MacCoins

By Elliot Burr on August 3, 2018
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Welcome to our asset management marketing focus This week’s round up brings you a fund-themed musical medley, future trends in investments, MacCoins, robots, and the entrance of zero-fee funds. Movers & Shakers Cristian Balteo Is now ➜…

AMMF #40: MiFID II backlash, crypto-revisit, Tony Hawk

By Elliot Burr on June 22, 2018
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Welcome to our asset management marketing focus This week’s round up brings you an ETF partnership, a crypto-fund revisit, MiFID II backlash and Tony Hawk on financial advisors. Movers & Shakers Saphia Gaouaoui Is now ➜ Head…

Hedge fund stars, website stars, in-game advisory [VIDEO]

By Elliot Burr on June 8, 2018
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This month’s video round up presents Brexit’s impact, a new head of AI, stars of the hedge fund world and advisory AR. Please find links to the talked-about articles and features below. Fund Launches Metric Capital…

AMMF #36: Huge AI hire, craft beers & FinServ, Flintstone cash

By Elliot Burr on May 18, 2018
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Welcome to our asset management marketing roundup This week’s round up brings you a huge AI development, a re-entry into Chinese investments, the craft beers of FinServ, and The Flintstones. Movers & Shakers Nayda Arslanian Is now…