A look back at an unforgettable FundForum 2016
Key Takeaways from FundForum in Berlin
The scope of the discussions was broad but there were a number of topics which were at the heart of many of the debates throughout the 3 day event. Read on for our pick of the top 5 topics.
The FundForum 2016 photo album
There were plenty of opportunities for attendees to make new contacts across the 3 days during numerous structured networking formats, small-group conversations and 3 evening receptions at exciting locations across Berlin.
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With more than 350+ expert speakers, the discussions at FundForum were as lively and informative as ever. The topics of blockchain, robo-advisors and technology, Brexit, costs and transparency amongst others were discussed over three content-rich days.
A Bold, Brand New Proposition Enabled Global Leaders To Shape The Future Of Investment Management
The Most Ambitious Content-Rich Programme – Delivered Greater Depth and Breadth Than Ever Before
FundForum 2016 took place in a buzzing new location in Berlin, made up of 3 parallel full-day forums for investment managers, asset owners, intermediary investors & innovators.
- Business Leaders Forum Big Picture Strategy, Regulation, Distribution Summit & The Customer
- Investment Strategy Forum Investors On New Strategies On Outcomes, Returns Beyond Cash & Dealing With Volatility
- FutureFinance Forum Leaders & Innovators On New Technology
Face To Face Discussions Generated Countless New Ideas & Partnerships
With a full 3 days of structured networking, small-group conversations and VIP Sessions across special focus stages, attendees were able to make new contacts and share expertise
- Understanding how intermediary and end clients think at the Smart Business Stage
- Hearing from the best new talent at the Investment Trends and Talent Hub
- Pitching funds at the QuickFire Fund Showcases with live investor feedback
- Sharing ideas with 50 specially selected fintech innovators for investment management at the Technology Trends & Talent Stage
A Diverse Global Network Of Top Investment Managers, Intermediary Investors & Innovators
The move to Berlin proved a successful one. We welcomed a greater diversity of asset managers and a wider range of investors and fund influencers than ever before! As well as more innovators who now perceive FundForum to be a serious exchange and not just entertainment.
- 250+ Intermediary Investor And Advisor Firms (up from 190 in 2015)
- 270+ Asset Management Firms (up from 220 in 2015)
- 50 of Europe's top Fintech Innovators
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An Unrivalled 350+ Speaker Faculty Of CEOs, Key Fund Selectors, Star Portfolio Managers and Investment Experts
Big Picture Strategy, regulation, distribution summit & the customer
Attendees were able to inform their business decisions with expert guidance on how to evaluate what is both valuable and viable when faced with overarching regulation, the rise of passive funds and the threat of digital disintermediation. Refining strategy by hearing the views of the most influential investment managers and intermediary investors and through small group discussions attendees were able to really get close to and understand fund selectors from different countries and channels.
Investors shared new strategies on outcomes, returns beyond cash & dealing with volatility
An impressive array of thoughtleaders, CIOs and PMs from intermediary and asset managers from the biggest brands to the most interesting boutiques from around the world discussed how to deliver reliable returns to the end investor in a low yield and volatile economy
Leaders & Innovators on new technology and disruptive finance
Key FutureFinance themes and technology trends were addressed by a powerful council of thought leaders, incumbent experts and CEOs, alongside 50 start-up innovators in fintech for investment management, pre-selected for their valuable contribution to the debate. They considered new ways of thinking and how to integrate these ideas into your business and evaluate who you should partner with.