Absolute Returns & Multi-Assets Briefing Frankfurt
Wednesday, 6th September 2017
The Absolute Returns Breakfast Briefing will focus on the topic from the perspectives of strong funds.
A series of notable Absolute Return & Multi-Asset funds will be showcased at this breakfast briefing. It is an opportunity to meet the fund managers in person and discuss their strategy and method. Participants will be left informed on some good available approaches.
Founded in 1796, we have served our clients for seven generations and grown stronger through 40 financial crises.
We have used imagination and innovation to provide wealth and asset management services to our private and institutional clients, and have developed a much sought-after technology platform to support them.
Our past achievements form the foundations of reinvention. We have the expertise to help navigate an ever changing world: prudence and risk alertness are at the core of our financial strength.
We are independent and fully owned by our Partners. We do not answer to shareholders or work to a one-size-fits-all approach. Our clients’ interests are also our own.
Free from the market pressures of quarterly results, and with the ability and desire to constantly rethink everything, we can focus on providing our clients with financial stability and growth with a long-term perspective.
BMO Global Asset Management is the asset management arm of BMO (Bank of Montreal), Canada’s second largest bank. With an intense client focus we aim to be one of the industry’s most innovative and responsive investment managers, offering clients more options, more service and more routes to investment success.
Today we have over 234bn* USD in assets, and more than 1.500 employees worldwide. Our clients have access to the experience and local knowledge of teams in our investment centres in London, Chicago, Toronto and Hong Kong. Our offering includes F&C funds and investment solutions, and our suite of defined specialist investment boutiques located around the world.
Our expertise extends across the full range of asset classes including equities, bonds, liability-driven investment, multi-asset, ethical investing, absolute return, credit strategies, property and alternatives.
*Figures as at 28th February 2017
At GAM, we manage CHF 120.7 billion in assets for institutions, financial advisers and private investors. For more than 30
years, we’ve been providing active investment solutions across asset classes. For third-party asset managers we’ve been
leveraging our infrastructure to offer fund services for more than two decades. With around 1,000 people in 12 countries, we
are a truly global firm in scale and resources, yet small enough to remain nimble to meet clients’ needs. GAM: advancing
Client Portfolio Manager
Alain is Client Portfolio Manager in LOIM’s Multi-Asset Group, where he is responsible for client relationships and business development. Prior to joining Lombard Odier in 2016, Alain founded Kereon Capital, where he managed a systematic global macro strategy. Prior to that, he spent over ten years in the City of London. From 2007-2012 Alain was a Director at Royal Bank of Scotland, structuring, executing and risk managing a wide range of fixed income derivative solutions for institutional clients. Prior to that he was a Vice President on the structured credit desk at Credit Suisse First Boston. He started his career as a structured finance analyst with Moody’s Investors Service in 2002. Alain earned a master’s degree in mathematics from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne (EPFL) and a PhD in mathematical sciences from Oxford University.
Atlanticomnium SA, for GAM
Gregoire Mivelaz is a Fund Manager at Atlanticomnium S.A. and a member of Atlanticomnium’s Management Committee. Atlanticomnium S.A. specialises in bond portfolio management. Prior to joining Atlanticomnium S.A. in 2009, Mr Mivelaz held positions both as a buy-side and as a sell-side credit analyst. Mr Mivelaz graduated from the University of St Gallen and holds a BA in Finance and Capital Markets, an MA in Economics and is a CAIA charterholder.
Head of Wholesale Germany
BMO Global Asset Management
Guido Hansmeyer is a Director and heads BMO Global Asset Management´s Wholesale Business in Germany. He joined the group in 2011. Prior to that, he was Senior Sales Manager of Invesco Asset Management and Sales Director of BNYMellon Asset Management. He started his career in the asset management industry as a charter member for BHW Invest Asset Management in 2002.
Bedrock Asset Management
AXA Investment Managers
AP Anlage & Privatbank AG
Zurich Insurance Pension Fund
Notenstein Private Bank
Horizon Asset Management
Lyxor Asset Management
Oddo Asset Management