Profile interviews with leading European fund selectors
Eastspring Investments – Not happy in a niche
There’s a growing understanding within asset management that you need to either have scale or a niche specialisation to survive. But Guy Strapp, CEO of Singapore-based asset manager Eastspring Investments, begs to differ. He aims to transform the medium-sized Asia specialist into a global player.
Invesco Perpetual’s Butcher on navigating political turmoil in Europe
Since Stephanie Butcher took the helm of Invesco European Equity Income, the politics of the region have been in turmoil. But the trials seem to have abated and she is now reaping the rewards of shrewd value approach.
Fund manager transparency is vital, says Marta Campello
Above everything else, Marta Campello of the Spanish wealth manager Abante Asesores wants fund managers to be transparent. And if they are, that could make the difference between being ditched and being given a second chance.
The enduring legacy of Franklin Templeton’s Mark Mobius
Mark Mobius, AKA Mr Emerging Markets, will be stepping back from day-to-day management of several high-profile funds at Franklin Templeton. He tells us where he would like to retire, if it ever comes to that.
DZ PRIVATBANK’s Willi Oberbeck on the merits of absolute return funds
Willi Oberbeck, a fund selector at DZ PRIVATBANK, tells why he already started using alternative Ucits funds more than six years ago, long before demand for absolute returns started to really heat up.
How can investors achieve smooth returns?
Combining steady returns with low volatility is a key requirement for most investors. In this video, Unigestion’s head of macroeconomic research explains how investors can achieve that.
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Published: 17 May 17