disruptive technology

Kurtosys Spotlight: Dominic Traynor, Monex Summit, Facebook fintech

By Elliot Burr on November 14, 2019

This week’s edition of Kurtosys Spotlight features Dominic Traynor, urbanisation and its investment implications, our interview with Orbis’ Dan Brocklebank, Monex Summit, Facebook fintech and Nedbank’s Golf Challenge 2019. Digital Leader Spotlight: Dominic Traynor, Global Head…

Orbis Investments’ focused ethos, streamlined fund range and views on divisive fees

By Sam Shaw on November 12, 2019

Kurtosys spoke recently with Dan Brocklebank, head of UK at Orbis Investments. He walked us through the tainted history of performance fees and how their structure can mitigate the too-common conflict of interest between asset manager…

Kurtosys silver partners for AM Tech Day 2019 in Paris

By Paul Fawcett on July 17, 2019

Kurtosys is pleased to announce that we will be silver partners at this year’s edition of AM Tech Day in Paris. The event will take place on Tuesday 8 October 2019 at Brongniart Palace, 16 Place…

An interview with Simon Ellis, HSBC Global Asset Management

By Sam Shaw on April 24, 2019

Kurtosys met with Simon Ellis, global head of client segments at HSBC Global Asset Management to hear his views on the two biggest (and most obvious) untapped client markets, where he thinks the regulator’s direction of…

Connecting the Dots – Dan Sondhelm [Podcast]

By Elliot Burr on February 13, 2019

In the very first edition of our Kurtosys Podcast, CEO at Sondhelm Partners Dan Sondhelm chats to Elliot Burr about new digital strategies for asset managers: how to best leverage new technologies, and how to stay…

Kurtosys to exhibit at Global Wealthtech Summit 2018 in London

By Elliot Burr on October 31, 2018

Kurtosys is pleased to announce that we will be exhibitors at the upcoming Global Wealthtech Summit 2018. Dubbed as the ‘leading wealthtech event’ in Europe, this year’s conference will take place on 7 November 2018 in…

AMMF #53: Megatrends, Brexit preparations, financial advisor jokes

By Elliot Burr on September 21, 2018

Welcome to our asset management marketing focus This week’s edition brings you the latest megatrends, an investment world LGBT+ campaign, a cryptocurrency U-turn and Tinder for private banking. Movers & Shakers Katherine Haesaerts Is now ➜…

Asset managers need to embrace change and innovation to survive

By Sam Shaw on July 30, 2018

Luxembourg-based François-Kim Hugé is a partner at Deloitte, running fund registration services. In a recent interview with Kurtosys, he empathises with the conflicting pressures facing asset managers in order to remain competitive, scrutinises the role of…

Friday Fund Marketing Roundup #30

By Elliot Burr on January 27, 2017

Welcome to our digital marketing round-up Here at Kurtosys we fall down the digital rabbit hole so you don’t have to. We’ve pulled out some of the best reports, eBooks and articles from the digital sphere,…

The Emergence of Fintech in South Africa

By Bradley Mehl on February 10, 2016

It’s no news that the fintech scene is booming. Innovative London, Silicon Valley and New York City-based start-ups are out to disrupt the financial services industry. Venture capitalists, even financial institutions themselves, are investing big dollars…


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