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Bart Turtelboom, GLG Emerging Markets
From Comment / Great Debate May 31, 2012

Is long only the best way into emerging markets?

Bart Turtelboom, Co-manager at GLG Emerging Markets, and Harald Espedal, Investment Director at Skagen Funds, discuss whether a long-only investment strategy is the only way to approach emerging market equities 

Frank Frecentese, Citi
From Comment / Great Debate May 3, 2012

Do hedge funds have a place in client portfolios?

Francis Frecentese (left), global head of hedge fund research at Citi Private Bank, and  Burkhard Varnholt, CIO and head of asset management products and sales at Bank Sarasin, debate the role hedge funds should play in client portfolios

Xavier Denis, Societe Generale
From Comment / Great Debate March 29, 2012

Should investors go for growth or play it safe?

Xavier Denis, chief economist-strategist at Société Générale Private Banking (left), and Dirk Wiedmann, head of investments at Rothschild Wealth Management, debate whether now is the time for investors to be looking to grow their assets, or should they be playing it safe?

Tindaro Siragusano, Berenberg
From Comment / Great Debate February 28, 2012

Does size matter for private banks?

Tindaro Siragusano, head of private banking and asset management at Berenberg Bank (left), and Blake Shorthouse, head, ultra high net worth, Europe Middle East Africa, at Credit Suisse, compare the benefits to clients of boutique private banks and the bigger players 

Bill O'Neill, Merrill Lynch
From Comment / Great Debate January 30, 2012

Will the euro survive the debt crisis?

Bill O'Neill, Chief Investment Officer, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management EMEA (left), and Elisa Parisi-Capone, Senior Economist for Western Europe and Finance and Banking at Roubini Global Economics, discuss what the future holds for Europe's common currency

Gavin Ralston, Schroders
From Comment / Great Debate October 31, 2011

Is Ucits suitable for hedge funds?

Gavin Ralston, Chairman of EMEA & Global Head of Product at Schroders (left), and Dermot Butler, Chairman at Custom House Group, discuss whether or not Ucits funds suit hedge fund strategies

From Comment / Great Debate September 27, 2011

Is a quantitative or qualitative approach better suited to today’s markets?

Andrew Kaplan, Director of Systematic Alpha Management and Bernard Moody, Investment director at Advance Emerging Capital discuss the relative benefits of qualitative and quantitative investing in today's markets

Lars Kalbreier, Credit Suisse Private Banking
From Comment / Great Debate September 5, 2011

Are ETFs suitable for all investors?

Lars Kalbreier, Global head of investment funds & ETFs, Credit Suisse Private Banking, and Terry Smith, Chief Executive of Fundsmith, debate the role exchange traded funds should play in client portfolios

Ray Soudah, MilleniumAssociates
From Comment / Great Debate June 29, 2011

Putting Zurich and London under the microscope

Swiss M&A expert Ray Soudah (left) and private banking headhunter Sarah Dudney debate the relative merits of wealth management cultures in Zurich and London

From Comment / Great Debate June 1, 2011

What is the right approach to financial regulation?

EuroInvestor's Guillaume Prache and Kim MacFarland from Investec Asset Management discuss the increasing levels of regulation facing the financial world

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