28 October 2015 | Rosewood London, London

SIFT Europe Agenda

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Wednesday, 28th, October

9:00 – 9:40 Breakfast and Registration
9:40 – 9:45 Opening Remarks:

James Redgrave, Director of European Retirement, Asset International

9:45 – 10:10   Looking Back, Looking Ahead to 2016

Avi Nachmany, Director of Research and Co-Founder, Strategic Insight
10:10 – 10:40   The Age of Asset Management?
Was Andy Haldane right and how do investment managers make sure he was?

Guy Sears, Acting Chief Executive, The Investment Association

10:40 – 11:10 Coffee Break
11:10 – 11:30 Presentation: Best Practice in Transaction Cost Analysis

Presenter:

Dr. Darren Toulson, Head of Research, LiquidMetrics
11:30 – 11:50 Presentation: Trends in Mutual Fund Fees

Presenter:

Hugues Gillibert, Director, FITZ Partners
11:50 – 12:45 Panel: Mutual Fund Shareholders’ Costs: a European and Global Perspective

Chair:

Avi Nachmany, Director of Research and Co-Founder, Strategic Insight

Panelists

Dr. Julia Backmann, Vice President (legal), BVI
Ian Bragg, Senior Manager, Research and Statistics, Investment Funds Institute of Canada
Jonathan Lipkin, Director, Public Policy, The Investment Association
12:45 – 1:45 Lunch
1:50 – 2:10 Presentation: Opportunities for fund managers from the UK retirement ‘freedoms’

Presenter:

James Redgrave, Director of European Retirement, Asset International

2:10 – 3:05 Panel: Opportunities for fund managers from the UK retirement ‘freedoms’

Chair:

James Redgrave, Director of European Retirement, Asset International

Panelists:

Stephanie Condra, Retirement Market Strategist, AXA Investment Management
Andy Cheseldine, Head of Defined Contribution, LCP
Andrew Brown, Chairman, Defined Contribution Investment Forum (DCIF); Director, DC, Columbia Threadneedle
3:05 – 3:25 Coffee Break
3:25 – 3:50 Coming Regulations and the Asset Management Model

Presenter:

Peter De Proft , Director General, EFAMA
3:50 – 4:50 Panel: Trends in pan-European fund distribution

Moderator:

James Redgrave, Director of European Retirement, Asset International

Panelists:

Peter De Proft , Director General, EFAMA
Borja Largo, Global Head of Fund Groups, Allfunds Bank
Jamie Hammond, Managing Director, Europe, Franklin Templeton
Malte Herbrecht, Managing Director, Head of Business Management & Strategy, Global Asset Management Europe, UBS AG
4:55 – 5:00 Closing remarks:

James Redgrave, Director of European Retirement, Asset International

5:00 – 6:00 Cocktail Reception

Sponsorship Information:

Ben Fitch
+44 (0) 207 397 3828
bfitch@assetinternational.com

General Information :

Carol Popkins
+1 203 595 3282
cpopkins@assetinternational.com

Event Testimonials:

"Interesting and insightful event." -Head of European Retail Sales at Fund Distributor "A worthwile conference confirming some of my own analysis and findings.” -Research Director for an Asset Manager "Great event which covered very interesting topics. I really liked all the panelist. It was a great chance to network with industry peers." -Senior Research Analyst for an Asset Manager "A very impressive collection of senior asset management industry executives from a broad range of firms.” -Fund Marketing Consultant "Interesting a relevant topics, great venue.” -VP Marketing for an Asset Manager "It is good chance to know the whole asset industry.” -Head of Product Management for an Asset Manager