Exhibitions and Conferences are proven to generate more sales prospects per spend than almost any other form of marketing or promotional activity. Even in the new age of technology led communication, social media and the mobile internet, face to face interactions are still key to fostering profitable business relationships.
We have a number of exclusive and innovative sponsorship and speaking options to help you raise your profile. For more information please contact:
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CACEIS is the asset servicing banking group of Crédit Agricole dedicated to institutional and corporate clients. Through offices across Europe, North America and Asia, CACEIS offers a broad range of services covering depositary and custody, fund administration, middle office outsourcing, derivatives clearing, forex, securities lending, fund distribution support and issuer services. With assets under custody of €2.5 trillion and assets under administration of €1.3 trillion, CACEIS is one of the world market leaders in asset servicing and the largest depositary bank and the premier fund administrator in Europe (figures to 31December 2012).
KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 156 countries and have more than 152,000 professionals working in member firms around the world.
KPMG's global Investment Management practice comprises over 3,500 professionals aligned on a global basis to help promote cohesion, consistency and an ability to deliver focused professional services to clients. KPMG works with industry leaders in a wide range of areas from top tier global managers to hedge fund start ups, trade associations and regulators. Being one of the largest networks of investment management service providers we are able to offer advice to investment management businesses based on in-depth industry knowledge and an intimate understanding of our firms’ clients’ business activities and strategic goals.
For further information please contact:
Aggie Anthimidou, KPMG in the UK +4420 76945345 email@example.com
Nicole Elfassy, KPMG Global on +1 416 777 3858 firstname.lastname@example.org
We are a pure asset management company and only manage assets for third parties, allowing us to focus solely on their needs. We now manage €238 billion of third party assets from our offices around the world, as at 31 December 2012.
Our clients access our investment expertise drawn from three main asset classes: equities, fixed income and property, as well as tailored solutions. We package our skills in the form of segregated and pooled products across borders.
We invest worldwide and follow a predominantly long-only approach, based on fundamentally sound investments – we do not chase market fads. Our investment teams are based in the markets or regions in which they invest. Clients understand our process and portfolios because they are transparent.
AllianceBernstein is a leading global investment management firm offering high-quality research and diversified investment services to institutional investors, individuals and private clients in major world markets. Our investment services encompass fixed income, value and growth equities, multi-asset strategies, alternatives and asset allocation.
We have offices in 22 countries and employ about 3,300 people, of whom around 261 are analysts. At the end of December 2012 we managed €326 billion in assets worldwide, of which €36 billion was in Europe. We have over 300 employees in Europe, in offices in Amsterdam, Geneva, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Munich, Paris, Stockholm and Zurich.
Amundi ranks second in Europe1 and ninth worldwide (1) among the players in asset management with $960 billion under management (2).
Located in some 30 countries across 5 continents, Amundi Group covers the main markets and investment regions in the world.
Amundi has 40 years’ investment experience in Asia and our Hong Kong office has served investors including institutional investors and fund distributors across a wide range of asset classes from equities, fixed income, alternative investments to volatility.
Amundi has investment offices in Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore, which manage Asian Equities, Fixed Income and Balanced products. Amundi Group also has presence in Seoul (NH-CA), Mumbai (SBI FM) Beijing, Brunei, Sydney, Shanghai (ABC-CA) and Kuala Lumpur; creating synergy within the Asia Pacific region.
1. Total assets under management – Source IPE “Top 400 asset managers active in the European marketplace” published in June 2012, based on figures as at December 2011.
2. Amundi Group figures as at 31 December 2012.
BlueBay is a specialist manager of fixed income credit and alternative products. Based in London, with offices in the US, Luxembourg, Hong Kong and Japan, we manage over US$51 billion (as at 31 December 2012) for institutions and high net-worth-individuals.
BlueBay manages a combination of fixed income and alternative products covering investment grade, emerging markets, convertibles, distressed and high yield.
BlueBay Asset Management LLP is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and part of the RBC asset management division, RBC Global Asset Management group of companies.
BNP Paribas (www.bnpparibas.com) has a presence in 80 countries with nearly 200,000 employees, including more than 150,000 in Europe. It ranks highly in its three core activities: Retail Banking, Investment Solutions and Corporate & Investment Banking. In its Corporate & Investment Banking and Investment Solutions activities, BNP Paribas enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and solid and fast-growing businesses in Asia-Pacific. Its Securities Services business is a leading global custodian with a local presence in 34 countries across five continents. It provides integrated solutions to all participants in the investment cycle including the buy side, sell side, corporates and issuers.
BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 36 countries and more than 100 markets. As of December 31, 2012, BNY Mellon had $26.2 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration, and $1.4 trillion in assets under management. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK). Additional information is available on www.bnymellon.com, or follow us on Twitter @BNYMellon.
BRAM – Bradesco Asset Management was launched in Sao Paulo in 2001 following the merger of Bradesco´s asset management businesses bringing together over 40 years of investment expertise in the Brazilian market. With over US$ 140 billion AUM, BRAM plays a key role in the Brazilian market. The team boasts broad reach and agility to deliver sustainable risk adjusted returns over the long term. Most group heads have been working together since 2001 and have fine tuned a robust, fundamental investment process which relies on a detailed and constant screening, modeling as well as monitoring of the investment universe by the investment research team. BRAM offers international investor the opportunity to invest in Brazil through its equity and fixed income SICAV funds, locally listed funds in specific markets and tailored/managed accounts for select partners and institutional clients.
BBH is a privately held financial institution that operates five business lines: Corporate Banking, Investment Management, Investor Services, M&A Advisory and Wealth Management. BBH’s culture of accountability fosters long lasting relationships built on commitment, adaptability and trust.
BBH’s Investor Services business provides cross-border custody, accounting, administration and execution services in close to 100 markets for many of the world’s leading asset managers and financial institutions. With approximately $3.6 trillion in assets under custody and administration1, BBH is consistently ranked among the world's top global custodians.2
BBH operates a global business from 17 locations. For more information about our differentiated approach, please visit www.bbh.com.
1 As of December 31, 2012.
2 As measured by results in major industry surveys.
Citi OpenInvestorSM is the investment services solution for today’s diversified investor, combining specialized expertise, comprehensive capabilities and the power of Citi’s global network to help our clients meet their performance objectives across asset classes, strategies and geographies. Citi provides complete investment services for institutional, alternative and wealth managers, delivering middle office, fund services, custody, and investing and financing solutions that are focused on our clients’ specific challenges and customized to their individual needs.
Global Transaction Services, a division of Citi’s Institutional Clients Group, offers integrated cash management, trade, and securities and fund services to multinational corporations, financial institutions and public sector organizations around the world. With a network that spans more than 95 countries, Citi’s Global Transaction Services supports over 65,000 clients. As of the fourth quarter of 2011, it held on average $368 billion in liability balances and $12.5 trillion in assets under custody.
Clearstream is a global leader in post-trade securities services for both domestic and internationally traded bonds, equities and investment funds. Vestima, our suite of investment funds services, provides a gateway to global funds solutions ranging from order routing, settlement and custody to collateral management. This allows customers to benefit from a streamlined process regardless of the variety of markets and investment funds involved. We offer a single access point to over 120,000 funds from 33 jurisdictions worldwide. In 2012, we expanded our services to cover hedge funds giving customers access to a complete universe of funds with a standardised process for all instruments.
Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) is the financial and business hub connecting the region’s growth markets with the markets of Asia, the Americas and Europe. Since its launch in 2004, DIFC, a purposely built financial free zone, has been committed to encouraging economic growth and development in the region through its strong financial and business infrastructure. Currently, DIFC's client base comprises more than 900 active registered firms, including: 20 of the world’s top 25 banks, 8 of the world’s 10 largest insurers, 11 of the top 20 money managers and 6 of the top 10 law firms in the world. Around 14,000 employees operate in an open environment complemented by international legal and regulatory standards. DIFC offers its member companies benefits such as 100 percent foreign ownership, zero percent tax rate, with no restriction on capital convertibility or profit repatriation. www.difc.ae
Eurizon Capital SGR S.p.A is the asset manager company of Intesa Sanpaolo Group specialized in products for retail and institutional clients. With AUM of around 177 billion euros*is one of the largest Italian asset managers.
Eurizon Capital offers a wide range of tailored products, featuring different management styles and providing investment solutions for various client needs.
It interprets asset management through specific business lines:
- multi-asset, multi-style and multi-product portfolios;
- LTE (Limited Tracking Error) products;
- structured products based on quantitative methods.
Eurizon Capital SGR comprises:
-Eurizon Capital SA, specialized in managing Luxembourgian mutual funds;
-Epsilon SGR, joint venture between Eurizon Capital SGR (51%), and Banca Imi (49%).
Eurizon Capital is present abroad:
-in China, with a 49% shareholding in Penghua Fund Management;
-in Eastern Europe , through a network of asset management companies controlled by Eurizon Capital SA.
* Source: Assogestioni – 1st Quarter of 2013.
Headquartered in San Mateo, California, Franklin Resources is a global organisation known as Franklin Templeton Investments.
Our common stock is listed on the NYSE under the ticker symbol BEN, and is included in the S&P 500 Index.
Investment management is our core business and for over 65 years, investors around the world have looked to us as a trusted partner in asset management. Along the way, we have continuously broadened our expertise and become a firm with considerable worldwide presence.
Today we employ over 8500 employees, maintain offices in over 35 countries and serve investors in over 150 countries. A globally diversified asset manager with USD 809 billion in AUM, we offer over 350 investment solutions to clients worldwide.
With the expansion of our global footprint, vast cross-border distribution business in over 50 countries, on-the-ground research capabilities and trading network, we have continued to build our local presence within the domestic fund management industry of individual markets as diverse as Brazil, Japan, China, India, United Kingdom, Australia, and Korea.
Established in 1988, Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) is one of the world’s leading asset managers with $742.4 billion in assets under management .
With a team of more than 1,900 professionals, our presence in 30 locations around the world allows us to bring global resources and new perspectives to our clients. It is our unique appreciation of local economies, markets and cultures that helps us to cultivate long-standing relationships.
Each of our specialist investment teams offers a broad range of products across asset classes and regions. The teams, led by experienced Heads and Chief Investment Officers, aim to deliver strong and consistent results assisted by our deep understanding of the intricacies of risk management and an emphasis on encouraging individual creativity.
HSBC is a recognised market leader in the provision of securities services to financial institutions, corporates and public sector clients in both fast growing and mature markets across Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and North Africa, Europe and the Americas.
Our suite of fund administration, custody and securities services solutions can enable clients to enhance their performance, mitigate risk and future-proof their businesses.
For more information, please visit our website: www.hsbcnet.com/hss
J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18.2 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world. Further information about J.P. Morgan is available at www.jpmorgan.com.
Martin Currie is an independent and private company, founded in 1881. We are international equity specialists, managing money for a wide range of global clients. International in outlook and activities, we have offices in Edinburgh, London, Melbourne, New York, Singapore and Zurich.
Our approach to investing is refreshingly simple: we believe that building stock-driven portfolios through fundamental research is the best way to exploit market inefficiencies and generate consistent outperformance.
We offer a focused range of investment products and dedicate all of our resources to delivering for our clients both in terms of investment outcomes and superior client relationships.
max.xs is a full service sales organisation, offering asset management firms immediate access to distributors and institutional investors in German speaking countries.
max.xs enables asset management firms to capture new opportunities and to improve sales efficiency and effectiveness. max.xs diminishes the need to build or retain an own local sales infrastructure. Organizational costs can be decreased, variabilized and externalized through outsourcing of business development and relationship management efforts. max.xs reduces market entry and exit barriers, thus increasing the strategic options for asset managers.
Our network of several thousand financial intermediaries and institutional investors paired with market intelligence enable focused pitching and create cross-selling opportunities with our existing clients. Our team of seasoned sales, service and marketing professionals possesses intimate customer knowledge, which optimizes relationship management effectiveness. Our mid-office functions and technical infrastructure secure high servicing quality. Reporting tools make sales activities transparent and provide valuable market insights.
max.xs is based in Frankfurt/Main. More information on www.max-xs.net
MDO is an independent fund service provider based in Luxembourg that specialises in third party management company services, fund governance, substance solutions, supervision of delegations, risk management and investment compliance services. MDO also offers introductions to experienced independent directors who act as Independent Board Directors and Conducting Officers of a diverse range of Luxembourg domiciled investment and management companies, including UCITS, non-UCITS and alternative investment funds.
MDO’s activities are conducted by three legal entities:
MDO Services S.A.
a PSF (a Professional of the Financial Sector) that provides domiciliation, corporate secretarial and infrastructure services.
MDO Management Company S.A.
a UCITS management company under Chapter 15 of the Law of 2010 and an Alternative Investment Fund Manager.
The Directors’ Office S.A.
Luxembourg’s leading practice of independent directors who act as Conducting Officers and Independent Directors of a diverse range of Luxembourg domiciled investment and management companies.
Multifonds is an award winning multi-jurisdictional, multi-asset-class investment fund software platform offering three fully integrated products in a single flexible and scalable architecture: Multifonds Portfolio Accounting supports the increasingly complex middle-office needs of asset managers and fund administrators, Multifonds Fund Accounting is the market-leading fund accounting software platform supporting more than $2.2trillion worth of assets and Multifonds Global Investor supports investor servicing and transfer agency for more than $1.3trillion worth of assets for both traditional and alternative funds. Founded in 1995, Multifonds serves most of the world’s leading global custodians, third-party administrators and asset managers, supporting more than $3 trillion in assets in more than 30 jurisdictions.
Founded in 1959, Nikko AM is uniquely the region’s only home grown, pan-Asian, independent fund management firm. With assets of USD155 billion, NAM is a focused Asian specialist, managing a broad range of regional active and passive equity, fixed income and specialist investments with offices and joint ventures in all the key Asian centres. This on-the-ground presence provides an unusually deep understanding of the region, its growing investment opportunities and local client demand.
NAM’s history of successful innovation includes Japan's first SRI fund, ETF, China “A” share unit trust, as well as the first Japanese REIT funds.
Since 2005, NAM’s World Series Fund Platform® has researched, appointed and monitored over $30 billion worth of 3rd party manager strategies and in so doing has delivered some of the world’s best investment strategies to our 300 Asian distribution partners – especially in areas of non-Asian credit, real estate and selected equity strategies.
Ossiam is a research-led asset management firm specializing in delivering enhanced beta solutions including risk management solutions such as Minimum Variance.
The firm’s investment concept is centered on innovation, selection of financial assets based on liquidity and flexibility of use and rule-based and transparent investment strategies.
Information available on www.ossiam.com.
PIMCO is a global investment solutions provider. Supported by more than 2,200 dedicated staff globally, including 688 investment professionals, PIMCO is one of the world's leading investment management companies focused on a single mission: to manage risks and deliver returns for our clients.
PIMCO manages investments for a wide range of clients. With more than €1.5 trillion of client assets under management worldwide, we manage and service assets on behalf of clients, including public and private pension and retirement plans, in Europe and around the world. We are also advisors to companies, central banks, educational institutions, financial advisors, foundations and endowments.
PIMCO is a long-term investor and thought leader. Our time-tested investment process guides both cyclical and secular macroeconomic views, which we combine with in-depth research, security analysis and portfolio risk management. PIMCOs expertise spans fixed income, equity, commodity, multi-asset, tail-risk hedging, LDI and absolute return solutions.
For information, visit pimco.com.
Principal Global Investors is a diversified asset management organization and manages US$281 billion assets* with offices in the United States (Des Moines, New York, Chicago), London, Tokyo, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Sydney. PGI and its affiliates employ more than 1200 staff, including over 480 investment professionals, and manages over 680 clients globally. PGI is a member of the Principal Financial Group®.
Our multi-boutique strategy enables us to provide an expanded range of diverse investment capabilities, including equity, fixed income and real estate investments. We also have experience in currency management, asset allocation, stable value management and other structured investment strategies through our network of specialized investment groups and affiliates.
Renaissance Asset Managers, one of the worlds’s leading emerging and frontier markets investment specialists, was founded in 2003 to offer clients unparalleled access to high opportunity emerging markets across a range of investment solutions - equities, fixed income and asset allocation.
Against the backdrop of disappointing growth, record low interest rates and heightened risk levels in many developed markets, Frontier and Emerging Markets are set to be amongst the most important investment destinations for many years to come. Our UCITS platform, distributed across Europe, is designed to provide quality investment solutions in these often difficult to access markets, and cater for varying levels of risk appetite.
Schroders is a global asset management company with over 200 years of financial experience. We currently manage €261.3 billion on behalf of institutional and retail investors, financial institutions and high net worth clients from around the world, invested in a broad range of asset classes across equities, fixed income and alternatives.
We employ 3012 talented people worldwide operating from 34 offices in 27 different countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia and the Middle East, close to the markets in which we invest and close to our clients. Schroders has developed under stable ownership for over 200 years and long-term thinking governs our approach to investing, building client relationships and growing our business.
Present in 27 locations worldwide with around 4,000 employees, SGSS provides financial institutions and brokers, asset managers and insurers, and corporates with a full range of securities services adapted to the latest financial market and regulatory trends: clearing services, custody and trustee services, retail custody services, liquidity management, fund administration and asset servicing, fund distribution and global issuer services.
SGSS is the 7th largest worldwide global custodian and the 2nd largest in Europe with EUR 3,449* billion of assets under custody. SGSS provides custody & trustee services for 3,252* funds and the valuation of 3,904* funds, representing assets under administration of EUR 456* billion. SGSS ranks among the European leaders in stock option management.
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*at December 31, 2012
Standard Chartered – leading the way in Asia, Africa and the Middle East
Standard Chartered PLC, listed on both London and Hong Kong stock exchanges, ranks among the top 25 companies in the FTSE-100 by market capitalisation. The London-headquartered Group has operated for over 150 years in some of the world's most dynamic markets, leading the way in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Its income and profits have more than doubled over the last five years primarily as a result of organic growth.
Standard Chartered aspires to be the best international bank for its customers across its markets. The Group earns around 90 per cent of its income and profits in Asia, Africa and the Middle East, from its Wholesale and Consumer Banking businesses. The Group has over 1600 branches and outlets located in over 70 countries. The extraordinary growth of its markets and businesses creates exciting and challenging international career opportunities.
Leading by example to be the right partner for its stakeholders, the Group is committed to building a sustainable business over the long term and is trusted worldwide for upholding high standards of corporate governance, social responsibility, environmental protection and employee diversity. It employs around 70,000 people, nearly half of whom are women. The Group's employees are of 125 nationalities, of which about 70 are represented in the senior management.
For more information on Standard Chartered, please visit www.standardchartered.com
Standard Life Investments is a leading asset manager with an expanding global reach. Our wide range of investment solutions is backed by our distinctive Focus on Change investment philosophy, disciplined risk management, and shared commitment to a culture of investment excellence.
As at 31 December 2012, Standard Life Investments managed €206.8 billion on behalf of clients worldwide. Our investment capabilities span equities, fixed income, real estate, private equity, multi-asset solutions, fund-of-funds and absolute return strategies.
Headquartered in Edinburgh, we employ more than 1,000 talented professionals and maintain offices in a number of global locations, including Boston, Hong Kong, London, Beijing, Montreal, Sydney, Dublin, Paris and Seoul.
UBS Global Asset Management is a large-scale asset manager with well-diversified businesses across regions, capabilities and distribution channels. It offers investment capabilities and investment styles across all major traditional and alternative asset classes. These include equity, fixed income, currency, hedge fund, real estate, infrastructure and private equity investment capabilities that can also be combined into multi-asset strategies. The Fund Services unit provides professional services including legal fund set-up, accounting and reporting for traditional investment funds and alternative funds.
Invested assets totalled CHF 599 billion at 31 March 2013. The firm is a leading fund house in Europe, the largest mutual fund manager in Switzerland and one of the largest fund of hedge funds and real estate investment managers in the world.
Dassault Systemes, provides purpose built platforms for Investment Managers to help them manage their operations and innovatively grow their business. Our solutions transform your analytic capabilities with advanced data virtualization and visualization providing real-time actionable insight. Additionally, our fund lifecycle solution will help you mitigate operational risk and revolutionize the entire value chain of your business. If you currently use an array of spreadsheets, word documents and legacy solutions with significant operational risk, discover:
Automated and repeatable product creation and management
Optimized global product planning & collaboration
Single source of truth for all the firms products
Mirabaud is an international financial group with a presence in the world’s major financial centres, providing individuals and institutional clients with tailored financial advice and services. As a private bank, Mirabaud takes a long-term view, placing the emphasis on personalised relationships aimed at optimising performance.
Mirabaud is a specialist in wealth management , asset management and intermediation solutions. Its knowledge of investment funds, brokerage, corporate finance, debt capital management and independent asset manager services now complement Mirabaud’s core competencies in portfolio management and investment advisory.
A proven partner to some of the world's most successful and innovative investment managers in the funds business, Northern Trust has over 30 years' experience administering the full spectrum of investment strategies across; traditional, exchange traded funds and alternative asset classes including hedge funds, fund of hedge funds, private equity funds and real estate funds.
Through our skills and expertise, we facilitate improved speed-to-market, business focus and distribution for our clients' funds. Flexible servicing solutions include fund administration, global custody, performance measurement, investment risk analytics, back-and-middle office investment operations outsourcing, cross-border asset pooling and solutions for regulatory changes.
To learn more contact Madeleine Senior, Head of Business Development, EMEA, Northern Trust on +44 (0)20 7982 2239, email@example.com, or visit northerntrust.com/fundservices
The name Sal. Oppenheim jr. & Cie. has stood for exclusive services in the comprehensive management of private and institutional assets for more than 220 years. By combining tradition with innovation, we offer individual advice focusing on continuity in conjunction with the range of services of a modern asset management company. Sal. Oppenheim has been part of Deutsche Bank Group since 2010 and operates as an independent private bank within the Deutsche Bank Group.
In Luxembourg, since being founded in 1988, our focus has been on the fund business for institutional clients, Family offices and independent asset managers.
We provide support in Luxembourg for around 175 funds with assets under management totalling approximately € 13 billion (as at December 2011).
StatPro is a global provider of portfolio analytics for the investment community. Our cloud based services provide vital analysis of portfolio performance, attribution and risk for hundreds of fund managers, RIAs, CEOs, heads of risk, sales directors, marketing managers and authorized corporate directors. They leverage our cloud services and software products daily to perform sophisticated analysis, reporting and distribution.
With 18 years of experience and expertise, we believe analytics should be sophisticated yet simple, useful and secure. StatPro data coverage includes global equities, global bonds, global mutual funds, most families of benchmarks, FX rates, sector classifications and much else besides.
StatPro has operations in Europe, North America, South Africa, Asia and Australia and more than 300 clients in 25 countries around the world.
Strategic Insight strengthens the mutual fund industry while helping clients succeed in the global marketplace. We do this through our core service offering: Simfund databases, extrapolative research, and on-demand customised projects. What makes us unique is superior data and research quality combined with our clients’ delivery experience. Strategic Insight shares research and technologies globally with companies managing and servicing more than $15 trillion in assets. 90% of the U.S. mutual fund industry uses our services. In Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia we serve over 260 clients. Among them are each region’s largest asset managers, distributors, asset servicing, consulting, audit and legal and capital markets firms
UTI is India’s oldest asset management company. Created by an Act of the Indian Parliament in 1964, the Group presently manages USD 29 billion across 10 million investors, making it one of the largest money managers in the country. Known for its research driven investment process and a client centric business approach, UTI is recognized as a premier manager of Indian equities, fixed income and private equity. The bulk of the firm’s investment research capability is based at the headquarters in Mumbai. The firm’s strength in stock picking, stems from its ability to synthesize global trends, local market knowledge and company specific information. The performance of its funds is consistently in the top quartile. UTI still retains its quasisovereign character, by virtue of its 74% ownership by four of the largest state owned financial institutions of India. The remaining 26% is held by T. Rowe Price International Limited.
In a world that is shifting and changing faster than ever before, investors who want answers that unlock opportunity and uncover risk entrust their assets to BlackRock. As an independent, global investment manager, BlackRock has no greater responsibility than to its clients.
It’s why many of the world’s largest pension funds and insurance companies trust BlackRock to understand their unique objectives and why financial advisers and investors partner with BlackRock to help them build the more dynamic, diverse portfolios these times require.
BlackRock has built its offering around its clients’ greatest needs: providing breadth of capabilities and depth of knowledge – across active and passive strategies, including iShares® ETFs. This is combined with a singular focus on delivering strong, consistent performance and an ability to look across asset classes, geographies and investment strategies to find the right solutions.
With deep roots in every region across the globe, some 100 investment teams in 27 countries share their best thinking to gain the insights that can change outcomes. And, with a passion to understand risk in all its forms, BlackRock’s 1,000+ risk professionals dig deep to find the numbers behind the numbers and bring clarity to the most daunting financial challenges. That shapes and strengthens the investment decisions that BlackRock and its clients are making to deliver better, more consistent returns through time.
Advance Emerging Capital Limited is a London based, FSA regulated investment management company with a unique, specialised investment process dedicated to global emerging and frontier growth markets equities. Its highly rated investment strategies derive alpha from these dynamic domestic growth engines by identifying best of breed locally based fund managers, regional experts and direct equities.
Strong 15 year track record, with 4 of our 6 funds rated Gold by S&P Capital IQ, including 3 long term ratings. Advance Emerging Capital was nominated for “Specialist Group of the Year” award in S&P Capital IQ UK Fund Awards 2012.
Advance Emerging Capital actively strives to achieve environmental, social and governance (ESG) objectives by working with managers and other investors to establish a constructive dialogue to ensure that they are properly managing their ESG risks.
Advance Emerging Capital is a flexible boutique willing and able to provide bespoke solutions for investors.
East Capital is a leading independent asset manager specialised in the emerging markets of Eastern Europe and China, with USD 5.2 billion in AUM in public and private equity. We put strong emphasis on our own on-the-ground analysis, which allows us to invest outside the benchmarks, as we believe that benchmarks rarely reflect the underlying economies of emerging markets.
East Capital has 37 investment professionals in public and private equity and in total 150 employees from 25 countries. The company, which is an independent partnership, set up in 1997, is headquartered in Stockholm with offices in Hong Kong, Kiev, Moscow, Oslo, Paris, Shanghai and Tallinn.
Our product offering contains a wide range of country and regionally focused funds including our flagship strategies, the award-winning UCITS compliant East Capital Eastern European Fund, East Capital Russian Fund and East Capital China East Asia Fund.
Eastspring Investments, part of Prudential Corporation Asia, is Prudential's asset management business in Asia. It is one of Asia's largest asset managers, with operations in 12 markets (including a US sales office) and just under 2,000 employees in Asia and about US$90.5 billion (£56 billion) in assets under management (at September 30, 2012).
About half of total assets are sourced from third party clients including a wide range of retail and institutional investors. Eastspring Investments also manages the assets of life and pension products sold by Prudential Group in the UK, the US and across Asia.
Eastspring Investments operates in Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, the United Arab Emirates, Vietnam and Indonesia, and has joint venture operations in India, China and Hong Kong. The business also recently opened its US operations, taking its Asia investment expertise to institutional investors.
For more information on Eastspring Investments, please visit: www.eastspringinvestments.com
European Fund Administration S.A. (EFA) is an independent third-party administrator specialising in services to investment funds, unit-linked insurance products, private equity funds, real estate funds, hedge funds and funds of hedge funds.
EFA leads the outsourcing market in Luxembourg, Europe’s largest fund center.
EFA’s service range includes Net Asset Value calculation, bookkeeping and portfolio valuation, transfer agent and registrar services, fiscal services, compliance and risk management, performance measurement and attribution, domiciliation and reporting solutions.
EFA is present in Luxembourg and Paris (via EFA France).
Fundamental Media launched in 2003 with the intention of redefining the service offered by media agencies to practitioners in financial services. These include asset management, securities services and corporate/ investment banking clients.
Our approach and solutions assist in optimizing clients’ media schedules, thereby enhancing their access to clients and reducing media/ marketing costs. Providing analysis, planning and buying for more than just traditional print/ online media, we also provide support for event, research, award and outdoor media planning.
We are a multilingual agency providing a dedicated global service, with offices in the UK, Germany, Dubai, Hong Kong and soon New York.
Fundsquare is a wide-ranging and innovative solution developed by and for fund industry professionals. It aims to meet current and future challenges for the cross-border distribution of investment funds.
Fundsquare’s vision is to be the unique and worldwide fund market infrastructure that will facilitate relationships and exchange of fund information, whether it is transaction information, data or documents, between distributors and funds.
Fundsquare’s business model is based on the creation of a unified mechanism combining order management services and added-value information services, while mutualising costs and enabling significant economies of scale for all industry players.
Fundsquare is a subsidiary of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.
For more information: www.fundsquare.net
Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) is a financial and business centre established by the government of Qatar in 2005 to attract international financial services and multinational corporations to grow and develop the market for financial services in the region.
The QFC is an integral part of the country’s financial system, providing both Qatari and international firms with a world-class legal system based on English common law, a principles-based regulatory system and a competitive tax regime. A principal aim of QFC is to help all QFC licensed firms generate new, and sustainable, revenue streams and provides access to local and regional investment opportunities. Business can be transacted inside or outside Qatar, in local or foreign currency. QFC allows 100% ownership by foreign companies, and all profits can be remitted outside of Qatar.
With a strategic focus on asset management, reinsurance and captive insurance, the QFC Authority is the commercial and strategic arm of the QFC.
Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking
At the core of Société Générale’s universal banking business model, the Corporate & Investment Bank is a well-diversified and leading player with nearly 12 000 professionals present in 33 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific.
Standing by its clients across sectors, the Corporate & Investment Bank tailors solutions for them by capitalising on its worldwide expertise in investment banking, global finance, and global markets.
For Corporates, Financial Institutions and Public Sector: providing a global advisory approach (M&A, debt, equity transaction, capital structure, and asset & liability management), as well as quality capital raising solutions across the debt and equity spectrum, optimised financing and expert risk management responses notably in the realm of foreign exchange and rates derivatives.
For Investors: offering reliable and sound investment opportunities and risk management solutions through its integrated global markets platform delivering seamless access to markets (equity, rates, credit, currencies, commodities and derivatives), as well as advice and solid financial engineering, quality of execution and forward-looking research across asset classes.
State Street Corporation is one of the world's leading providers of financial services to institutional investors including investment servicing, investment management and investment research and trading. With $24.4 trillion in assets under custody and administration and $2.1 trillion in assets under management at December 31, 2012, State Street operates in 29 countries and more than 100 geographic markets.
State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) is a global leader in asset management. The firm is relied on by sophisticated investors worldwide for its disciplined investment process, powerful global investment platform and access to every major asset class, capitalization range and style
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