4th Pan European FUND STRATEGIES Forum


The 4th Pan European Fund Strategies Forum brings together international fund managers with local and international investors to discuss and explore the latest developments in the Asset Management Industry.


Investments are at Risk under the current stressed financial conditions. The debt crisis provides also lots of opportunities. What are these opportunities? How can an investor take advantage of them? Where can they be found? 

Private Investors, Heads of Family Offices, Private Bankers, Fund Managers remain conscious and hesitant.


Top financial market strategists and investors will discuss about their portfolios allocation, outlook and market strategies 

Questions like the followings will be answered to the forum.

  • Are there capturable risk premia in hedge fund strategies that can be liquid and available in regulated vehicles?
  • Quant Models for Asset Management
  • With the Eurozone periphery faced with mounting challenges in the months ahead can the Euro remain at current levels?
  • Analysis of short-term and long-term forces that have supported the EUR so far.
  • Description of Global Fund Industry and the Distribution Channels
  • Active versus Passive Funds
  • Traditional versus Alternative Funds
  • Open versus Guided Architecture
  • The interaction between Asset Managers and Distributors
  • What are the defensive asset classes which have consistently held their value during recession and economic downturns?
  • What are the asset classes that have not decreased in price at wholesale values since 1959?
  • The Global Economic Outlook

The forum will take place in English.

[ EARLY BIRD = 119 € until the 22nd  of November 2011.

To register, please visit www.FundStrategiesForum.com]


The Agenda of the Forum

Panel I

Coordinator: Dimopoulou Sophie, Head of Distribution Sales Greece, Israel, Cyprus and Malta. BNP Paribas Investment Partners

10.00 – “Evolution on the Global Managed Account Platforms” Datson (Anagnostopoulos) Effie, Product Head, dbSelect Platform, Deutsche Bank London (confirmed)

10.10 – “Global Trends in Fund Distribution.” Proestaki Archontissa, Head of Third Party Funds Selection, Eurobank EFG Asset Management, M.F.M.C., Greece (confirmed)

10.20 – “Colour Diamonds: A Unique Alternative Type of Investment in Real Assets”. Makhzani Mahyar, Co-Founder & Joint Managing Director  of Sciens Diamond Management BV, UK & Baldwin Philip, Co-Founder & Joint Managing Director  of Sciens Diamond Management BV, UK (confirmed)


Panel II

Coordinator: Ritsios Yiannis, CFA, Head of Global Equity Strategy, National Bank of Greece, Group. NBG Asset Management

11.30 – “Merger Arbitrage Hedge Fund Beta & the Latest Trends in the Asset Management Industry” Mayell Olivia, Managing Director and Client Portfolio Manager for Multi Asset Group at JPMorgan Asset Management. (confirmed)

11.45 – “The position of Alternative Investments, both Liquid and Illiquid during and after the Crisis” Siokos Stavros, Ph.D. President, Sciens Fund of Funds Management, UK (confirmed)

11.55 – “A Quant Model that Ensures you are Not Surprised by Profit Surprises.” Savouri Savvas, Ph.D. Chief Investment Officer of the Metriks funds at Toscafund Asset Management LLP, UK (confirmed)


Panel III – Macro Panel

Coordinator: Goudinakos Stratos, Member of BoD, ATE Bank

13.00 – “The Global Economic Outlook” Xafa Miranda, Ph.D. Senior Strategist, IJPartners (confirmed)

13.20 – “The Consequences of the Eurozone Debt Crisis to the Currency Markets” Vamvakidis Athanasios, Ph.D. Head of European G10 Foreign Exchange Strategy, Bank America Merrill Lynch (BAML), UK (confirmed)


Price of the Forum

[ EARLY BIRD = 119 € until the 22nd  of November 2011.

To register, please visit www.FundStrategiesForum.com]


In case you would like to have more information about the forum,

please email us at  [email protected]  or you can call at +30.210.6846329



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