Still in its first year of existence, the German Institutional Investor Association (BII) attracted almost 130 participants to its 20-21 May conference in Leipzig. Asset News attended the event.
Philippe Mudry, chief executive officer of L'Agefi, outlines the reasons that have led the leading French economic press group to launch Asset News, its new English-language pan-European investment news media.
Dr. Carsten Gubelt, partner and managing director at BCG Germany, presented the findings of a study on trends in the asset management industry at a conference in Leipzig on 20 May.
As Brexit looms, the Mannheim conference has been dominated by pleas for Europe, rooted in profound knowledge of the European reality.
Industry representatives, gathered in late April at the TradeTech conference, agreed that European regulations were unable to make the markets more transparent.
As robo-advisers are on track to reach assets under management of nearly USD16trn by 2025, according to a study by Deloitte, the Paris Fintech Forum held in Paris on Tuesday, 29 January, was an ideal place to debate the future of this industry. For this annual occasion, Adina Grigoriu, CEO of Active Asset Allocation, Narciso Vega, CEO of Accurate Quant, Charles Wong, CEO of Prive Technologies, and Josh Bell, General Partner at Dawn Capital, participated in a panel entitled “Robo Advisors : where are the results?"