On Wednesday March the 14th we had our 4th event. The event working title was: ‘Allocating assets in the current expansion phase of the business cycle where all opportunities look expensive.’ Like the previous events it took place in the Amsterdam based ‘Huize Frankendael’.
4 of our sponsors gave a presentation. The event host was Jolanda De Groot of Financial Investigator. Jessica Wassermann of State Street Global Advisors gave a short openingsspeech after which Qualitas, Vontobel, Artisan Partners and Wellington gave their presentations.
‘The Australian media’s property confusion and blockchain technology in property finance.’
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‘Finding value and decorrelation in Emerging Market Debt.’
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‘Challenging the benchmark and the art of active investment.’
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‘Fixed Income Impact Investing.’
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‘Allocating assets in the current expansion phase of the business cycle where all opportunities look expensive.’
On March the 14th we are organizing our 4th ‘Off Ice on Topic’ Institutional Investor Event. This year’s theme will be ‘Allocating assets in the current expansion phase of the business cycle where all opportunities look expensive.’
Now that we definitely left behind the 2007-2009 financial crisis and most economies are showing growth acceleration investment opportunities look expensive. For government bonds, equities, credits and even for most alternatives the general belief is that they have become expensive making asset allocation a difficult job. This is especially true for Dutch pension funds that – for regulatory reasons – are ‘forced’ into € government bonds and swaps and can not take much additional risk. In this restricted environment one has to be smart and creative using new strategies, seek for true alpha and protect the downside.
Like previous events the event will take place at the Amsterdam based Huize Frankendael. This location is outside the crowded citi center and easily accessible by car. Reception starts at 14:30h directly followed by 4 topical & interesting presentations by our sponsors. Each presentation will be 20 minutes and will be hosted by Jolanda de Groot of the leading magazine ‘Financial Investigator’. We will end with drinks and bites to give everyone the opportunity to meet, greet and network.
The presenting sponsors are: Artisan Partners – ‘Challenging the benchmark and the art of active investment’, Qualitas – ‘The Australian media’s property confusion and blockchain technology in property finance.’, Vontobel – ‘Finding value and decorrelation in Emerging Market Debt’ and Wellington – ‘Fixed Income Impact Investing’.
Huize Frankendael | Middenweg 72
1079BS Amsterdam | The Netherlands
You can use the Vomar parking. This parking is at only 150 meters and in the same street as Huize Frankendael. At the event we will provide you with free exit tickets.
We are very proud to announce that Artisan Partners has joined ‘Finance For Hockey’ as a sponsor! On Wednesday March the 14th 2018 we will host our fourth ‘Off Ice on Topic’ event for institutional investors & service providers. The event will take place in Amsterdam at our usual and favorite venue: Huize Frankendael. Artisan Partners will be one of the presenting parties. We are grateful for their support and look forward to the event!
Artisan Partners is a global investment management firm that provides a broad range of high value-added investment strategies in growing asset classes to sophisticated clients around the world. Since 1994, the firm has been committed to attracting experienced, disciplined investment professionals to manage client assets. Artisan Partners’ eight autonomous investment teams oversee a range of investment strategies across multiple asset classes. Strategies are offered through various investment vehicles to accommodate a broad range of client mandates.
To pre register for our 4th institutional investor event on March 14th 2018 in Amsterdam just click on the logo below…
On Wednesday March the 14th 2018 we will host our fourth ‘Off Ice on Topic’ event for institutional investors & service providers. The event will take place in Amsterdam at our usual and favorite venue: Huize Frankendael.
Reception starts at 14:30h directly followed by 4 topical & interesting presentations by our sponsors. Each presentation will be 20 minutes and will be hosted by Jolanda de Groot of the leading magazine ‘Financial Investigator’. Like before we will end with drinks and bites to give everyone the opportunity to meet, greet and network. We will come with a final program in January 2018.
To pre register just click on the logo!
On March 14th 2017 we had our 3rd institutional investor event. This year the theme was: ‘Exploring Opportunities Now Everyone is Looking for Yield’
We had 4 asset managers presenting their story:
AchmeaIM | Commodities & the search for yield | Ralph Sandelowsky | <Download>
Qualitas | Construction Debt An Outstanding Risk Adjusted Return | Andrew Schwartz | <Download>
TwentyFour Asset Management | Opportunities in European Asset Backed Securities | Rob Ford | <Download>
Wellington Management | Global Impact “The world’s biggest problems are the world’s biggest business opportunities” | Louise Kooy-Henckel | <Download>
We want to thank all attendees and sponsors for attending the event. A special thank you goes to Jolanda de Groot of Financial Investigator who hosted the event, to Marc Visschers – the number one hockey coach of the Netherlands – for his great kick-off and to Camiel de Vries of Wellington who brought a true ‘Kemphaan’ for all attendees.
Next year’s event will be on Wednesday March 14th 2018. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
On March the 14th 2016 we had our second ‘Off Ice on Topic’ event. The event topic was: “Addressing Non Plain Vanilla Betas to Survive the Low Yield Environment”
Presentations were given by:
Qualitas | Andrew Schwartz – Group Managing Director | Download
Wellington | Kent Stahl Director of Investment Strategy and Risk | Download
Achmea IM | Raymond Verstraelen – Head of Sovereign Fixed Income | Download
Corestone | Paul van Gent – CIO | Download
The low yield environment forces institutional investors to think outside the box. Specially for Dutch pension funds the low yield environment is challenging since regulation and reserve requirements are constraining them. They can not change their asset mix in a rigorous way and can only apply limited changes. Given these constrains they have to find their way to survive the low yield environment.
On June 1St 2015 we had a very successful and interesting ‘Off Ice On Topic’ event at the Amsterdam based ‘Huize Frankendael’. Lombard Odier, Wellington and Corestone presented and 48 guests involved in institutional asset management attended the event. The event’s topic was ’Fixed Income Smart Beta’. Smart Beta solutions for Equities are applied by many Dutch institutional investors. Fixed Income Smart Beta is a bit less well known. For Dutch pension funds and insurance companies Fixed Income Smart Beta solutions might very well be interesting. The tighter regulation, higher reserve requirements and the current low yield environment almost ask for Smart Beta Solutions in Fixed Income space!
3 presentations were given.
Corestone | download
Lombard Odier | download
Wellington | download