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The Savvy Investor Awards 2018

By Andrew Perrins on December 12, 2018
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Kurtosys is pleased to be partnering with Savvy Investor, the world’s leading knowledge network for institutional investors. You may wish to consider joining their platform – it’s entirely free. Savvy Investor curates the best pensions and…

AMMF #64: Marketing masterclass, GDPR returns, investing in alpacas

By Elliot Burr on December 7, 2018
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Welcome to our asset management marketing focus This week’s edition brings you a marketing masterclass, GDPR reflections, a blockchain revelation for the FSI, and alpaca investments. Movers & Shakers Michele Colavito Is now ➜ Sales Manager,…

AMMF #63: Quant fund newbie, ESG problem, life on Bitcoin

By Elliot Burr on November 30, 2018
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Welcome to our asset management marketing focus This week’s edition brings you a new quant funds player, fintech’s forward thinking, the ‘S’ in ESG, and living life on only Bitcoin. Movers & Shakers Derek Brander Is…

AMMF #62: Charitable fund, Fintech100, MiFID II returns

By Elliot Burr on November 23, 2018
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Welcome to our asset management marketing focus This week’s edition brings you a charitable fund initiative, the new Fintech100, Black Friday/Black Monday and the ghost of MiFID II. Movers & Shakers Camilla McKane Is now ➜…

BlackRock’s Michael Gruener on Thematic Investing, Active-vs-Passive & Embracing Tech

By Sam Shaw on November 20, 2018
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BlackRock head of EMEA retail Michael Gruener believes the ‘active-vs-passive’ debate is now outdated, with both approaches deserving their place in investment portfolios. Speaking to Kurtosys, he foresees the proliferation of thematic investing, describes how embracing…

AMMF #60: Website rebrand, ESG definitions, crypto giveaway

By Elliot Burr on November 9, 2018
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Welcome to our asset management marketing focus This week’s edition brings you a rebranded website, economic novels, the true meaning of ESG and a monumental crypto giveaway. Movers & Shakers Nadine Killoran Is now ➜ Senior…

Keeping culture amid acquisitions: an interview with Liontrust’s John Ions

By Sam Shaw on October 24, 2018
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Liontrust chief executive John Ions has overseen the group’s expansion from a £1bn boutique to a sizeable player in the asset management space, currently standing at just over £12bn AUM. He tells Kurtosys how his company’s…

AMMF #57: Fidelity & Bitcoin, LRI Summit, UFO investing

By Elliot Burr on October 19, 2018
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Welcome to our asset management marketing focus This week’s edition brings you the Fidelity of the future, gaming’s IPO surge, further ESG importance and failed UFO investing. Movers & Shakers Charlotte Boon Is now ➜ Sales…

AMMF #56: ESG focus, irresponsible investing, the Bitcoin rat

By Elliot Burr on October 12, 2018
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Welcome to our asset management marketing focus This week’s edition brings you an ESG fund overhaul, irresponsible investing, a multiple ETF launch and an inflatable Bitcoin rat. Movers & Shakers David Barfoot Is now ➜ Head…

AMMF #48: Crypto hedge fund, wacky ETFs return, relocation news

By Elliot Burr on August 17, 2018
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Welcome to our asset management marketing focus This week’s round up brings you the rise of crypto hedge funds, MiFID II woes, a celebrity rogue trader’s latest outing, and the newfound validity of wacky ETFs. Movers &…

AMMF #47: Women in ETFs, regulatory breaches, ‘Fintech Apocalypse’

By Elliot Burr on August 10, 2018
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Welcome to our asset management marketing focus This week’s round up brings you a collaborative fund suite, Women in ETFs, Tesla turmoil, and the role of a child’s sandbox in a ‘Fintech Apocalypse’. Movers & Shakers Holger…

AMMF #42: Digital advisor clone, UK sandbox, the ETF Starting XI

By Elliot Burr on July 6, 2018
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Welcome to our asset management marketing focus This week’s round up brings you new funds in China, a digital clone, the UK sandbox’s latest recruits, and an ETF starting XI. Movers & Shakers Melanie Aimer Is now…