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Technology creates transparency: fund selectors

VIDEO: Asia, Europe, the Americas: fund selectors and gatekeepers across three continents debate how tech has driven improvements in service, all along the value chain from asset manager to end client.

LONDON: For asset managers looking to improve their service to fund selector clients, there’s general agreement that smarter use of technology is essential, but in practical terms what exactly will that mean?

And in a world where a large part of the due diligence process must move online, fund selectors are asking for ever-greater portfolio transparency. How well are asset managers doing in terms of providing that transparency?

We brought together fund selectors and gatekeepers from Asia, Europe and the Americas, as well as a senior executive from a leading asset managers, to tackle the key questions relating to the evolution of service.

Featuring in this video are:

  • John Ng, head of funds selection and advisory, DBS Singapore
  • Sebastien Gentizon, senior fund analyst, Pictet Wealth Management
  • Jonathan Willcocks, head of distribution, M&G Investments
  • Sébastien Berthon, international head of manager selection, J.P. Morgan
  • Ryan Hughes, head of active portfolios, AJ Bell
  • Javier Rivero, chief operating officer, Insigneo
  • Evan Ratnow, director & third-party fixed income strategy head, Citi Private Bank

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