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Cameron Falconer, Aviva

Fund flows reflect rising client demand for responsible solutions

The fund management industry has taken investor interest in ESG seriously, although a lack of standards can make selection difficult

Roy Smale, Wellington

Wellington confident its long-term strategy will deliver further European growth

Wellington Management fully expects to expand the European footprint of both its sub-advisory business and off the shelf funds, says Roy Smale, its director of Global Wealth Management in Emea, while claiming the Covid crisis is boosting client engagement

Tony Gaughan, Deloitte

Digital advances open door to customised approach to asset management

Technology is being used by asset managers to both promote their brands and lower operational costs

Harriet Steele, Hermes

Hermes’ thematic strategies strike chord with private banks

ESG strategies were part of the Hermes offering long before they became fashionable, but are now winning them new business in the wealth management sector 

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Steering a route between fund brands and their stars

With distribution a key battleground among asset managers, the way they market themselves to advisers and end investors is increasingly important

Kevin Barr, SEI Investments

SEI identifies partnership potential in far-flung lands

US firm SEI Investments, whose push into wealth management is built around reducing costs for partners, sees greater opportunities in Europe and Asia than back home 

Stuart Parker, PGIM Investments

PGIM keeps faith with its ‘village of boutiques’ model

PGIM Investments plans to expand its distribution network in Europe, says CEO Stuart Parker, believing investors value its multi-brand approach

Honor Solomon, LGIM

Legal & General branches out into European retail market

Already a major player in the institutional space, Legal & General Investment Management has been taking great strides in the European retail space

Michael Gruener, BlackRock

Broad menu benefits BlackRock but performance remains key

BlackRock’s Emea retail boss Michael Gruener aims to deepen relationships with the firm’s biggest clients while also picking up new business from smaller banks 

Alain Berry, Amundi

Innovative solutions add to attraction of boutique fund firms

Large houses continue to dominate asset flows, but smaller fund managers offering appealing products are very much in demand

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