INTERVIEWS

The enduring legacy of Franklin Templeton's Mark Mobius

The enduring legacy of Franklin Templeton's Mark...Lock icon

Mark Mobius, AKA Mr Emerging Markets, will be stepping back from day-to-day management of several high-profile funds at Franklin Templeton. He tells us where he would like to retire, if it ever comes to that.

Published : 13, Jun 2017
Sébastien Saba – the boutique man

Sébastien Saba – the boutique man

Sébastien Saba, head of fund selection at Meeschaert family office Belgium, reveals why he is generally unmoved by volatility, and explains his preference for boutique funds.

Published : 8, Jun 2017
Distributor interview - Tobias Pross, Allianz GI

Distributor interview - Tobias Pross, Allianz...

Tobias Pross, Allianz GI’s head of EMEA, considers the recent reinvention of his company, its massive expansion into alternatives, and answers the question: why hasn’t it changed its name?

Published : 5, Jun 2017
Interview - Freddy van Mulligen's smart choices

Interview - Freddy van Mulligen's smart choices...

Factor investing has many advantages, says Freddy van Mulligen, head of equity and fixed income manager selection at the Dutch institutional money manager. But he still can’t do without active managers.

Published : 25, May 2017
DZ PRIVATBANK’s Willi Oberbeck on the merits of absolute return funds

DZ PRIVATBANK’s Willi Oberbeck on the merits of...

Willi Oberbeck, a fund selector at DZ PRIVATBANK, tells why he already started using alternative Ucits funds more than six years ago, long before demand for absolute returns started to really heat up.

Published : 17, May 2017
Ricardo Libano & the active/passive dilemma

Ricardo Libano & the active/passive dilemma

Ricardo Libano, a fund selector at the Portuguese wealth manager IM Gestão de Ativos in Lisbon, has a natural inclination to invest in active funds. But it’s not always easy to do so, and sometimes he is left little choice but to select a passive option.

Published : 5, May 2017

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