Lipper European Alpha Expert Forum 2018 

The Lipper European Alpha Expert Forum, one of the European mutual fund industry’s premier thought-leadership events, is being held again in London on November 8, 2018.

We are proud to welcome some of the preeminent industry executives in Europe to share their views on key developments affecting the European mutual fund industry.

Once again we have partnered with the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment – the leading professional investment body in the U.K as our co-hosts. You can register for the event by clicking below.

Event information:

Date 8 November 2018

Time 08:30 - 13:00

LocationThomson Reuters Auditorium, 30 South Colonnade, Canary Wharf, E14 5EP


9:00 – 9:05: Welcome & Housekeeping
9:05 – 0950: Panel Discussion – The Future Directions for Fund Groups
Since the Lehman collapse in 2008, fund management groups have been faced with a series of ongoing challenges including extensive regulatory reforms, fee compression, increased investor scrutiny and a shift in governance expectations. This panel will look at how industry leaders are facing these challenges and positioning their fund groups for future success.

  • Eoin Murray, COO, Hermes Investment Management 
  • Martin Davis – Head of Europe, Aegon Asset Management & CEO Kames Capital
  • Keith Skeoch  – Co-CEO,  Standard Life Aberdeen
09:50 – 10:15: Presentation – The Fund Flow Trends of 2018
The examination of fund flows often paints an interesting picture of market dynamics. We examine the popular trends of European fund flows in 2018 and assess what conclusions they hold as we move into the New Year.
  • Detlef Glow – Head of Lipper EMEA Research, Thomson Reuters
  • Jake Moeller – Head of Lipper UK & Ireland Research, Thomson Reuters
10:15 – 10:30: Coffee break
10:30 – 11:15: Panel Discussion – (R)evolution in the ETF Industry
The passives are disrupting!  This panel will look at the drivers of growth and innovation in the passive investment industry. It will evaluate the outlook for passive vehicles and examine how new products and distribution platforms are shaking the industry up.
  • Hector McNeil – co-CEO, HANetf
  • MJ Lytle – CEO, Tabula Investment Management
  • Andrew Walsh-Head of Passive & ETF Specialist Sales – UK & Ireland, UBS Asset Management
11:15 – 1200: Panel Discussion – Macro and Markets – The Outlook for 2019
2018 has seen decent returns for investors despite some ongoing geo-political challenges. Our popular macroeconomic panel looks at how the significant market movers of 2018 might continue to shape the outlook into 2019 and what issues investors should be considering as they asset allocate into the New Year.
  • Shamik Dhar – Chief Economist, BNY Mellon
  • Andrew Milligan – Head of Global Strategy, Standard Life Aberdeen
  • Patrick Armstrong-, CIO, Plurimi Investment Managers

12:00 – 1:00: Networking Lunch
1:00pm: Event close

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