This event is taking place on Tuesday 1 May 2018 at Mercedes-Benz World.
BlackRock, Allianz Global Investors, Old Mutual Global Investors, M&G Investments and Schroders
have once again joined together to provide you with an exclusive opportunity to hear from five leading fund groups.
The day will commence with breakfast followed by the presentations. We will finish with lunch. After the conference, you will have the chance to tour the Mercedes-Benz World and see the Formula 1 exhibition.
For more information click on the agenda tab at the top of the page.
We look forward to seeing you there,
Ben Edwards, CFA, Director, is a member of the Sterling Bond Portfolio team within BlackRock's Global Fixed Income Group. Ben is the lead fund manager of the BlackRock Corporate Bond Fund and co-manager of the Blackrock Sterling Strategic Bond Fund. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2010, Mr. Edwards was at Legal and General Investment Management from 2003 to 2009 where he was, most recently, a portfolio manager, responsible for both institutional and retail sterling corporate bond portfolios. He began his career as an Analyst at M&G in 2002. Mr. Edwards earned a Business degree from the Queensland University of Technology (Aust.) in 2000 and post-graduate qualifications in Finance from the Financial Services Institute of Australia in 2002.
Marcus Morris-Eyton is a Portfolio Manager and Vice President at Allianz Global Investors, having joined the firm in 2011. He is Co-Lead Portfolio Manager for the Continental European Fund, and Deputy Portfolio Manager for Euroland Equity Growth. Prior to joining the Europe Equity Growth team Mr. Morris-Eyton worked as a Discretionary Sales Manager at AGI in London, and also worked at Credit Suisse in Equity Research. He was named one of the Top 40 Under 40 Rising Stars in Asset Management by Financial News in 2015. He is a CFA Charterholder, and graduated with a First Class Honours degree in English and Philosophy from the University of Leeds.
Ed joined Old Mutual Global Investors in 2013 and is fund manager of the Old Mutual UK Equity Income Fund. He joined from Schroders Investment Management where he had been an equity analyst and fund manager since 2006. Prior to joining Schroders, he worked as a fund manager for BAE System Pension Fund from 2002. Ed’s investment career commenced at Fletcher Advisory in 2000 where he was a technology/strategic consultant. He is a CFA charterholder and holds an MA in classics from the University of Oxford.
Jamie Horvat joined M&G in December 2013 and was appointed manager of the Vanguard Precious Metals and Mining Fund. In December 2015 he also became lead manager of the M&G Global Themes Fund. Jamie commenced his investment career in 1999, having managed resources, generalist and alternative mandates while in North America. In addition, Jamie has managed various institutional mandates for clients based in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and North America. He holds a MSc Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science, as well as an Honours B Comm from McMaster University and a diploma in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Mohawk College in Canada.
Matthew Dobbs is Head of Global Small Companies/Specialist Asia at Schroders, which involves running a range of specialist equity portfolios and funds. He joined Schroders in 1981 and is based in London.
BlackRock helps people around the world, as well as the world's largest institutions and governments, pursue their investing goals.
Allianz Global Investors is a diversified active investment manager with a strong parent company and a culture of risk management.
Old Mutual Global Investors (OMGI) is a leading asset management firm, offering a distinctive blend of investment prowess and a deep commitment to customer service and transparency.
Since 1931, when they launched the UK’s first unit trust, M&G have believed in offering their clients straightforward products together. . .
As a global asset and wealth manager, Schroders delivers a broad range of investments designed to meet the diverse needs of institutions, intermediaries . . .