Events & News - 27 March 2012
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  Sovereign Wealth Funds Asset Allocation
Salone del Risparmio
Milan, 19 April - Università Bocconi
Via Roentgen, 1 - Sala 5 - 5:30-6:30 pm

Sovereign Wealth Funds have become key institutional investors in global financial markets. Several different types of investors with different targets are included under the broad definition on Sovereign Wealth Fund.
Bernardo Bortolotti, Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Turin and Director of Sovereign Investment Lab at the Paolo Baffi Center of Central Banking and Financial Regulation at Bocconi University, and Fabio Bertoni, PhD, CFA, Assistant Professor of Finance at Politecnico di Milano, will present some figures on the assets under management and on the classification of the different Sovereign Funds.
Then, they will provide some directions on the asset allocation models and the portfolio management techniques followed by these investors.
For registration please click here and pay attention to register both to Salone del Risparmio and to the conference.

  CIO Assistant London

Small London based Asset Manager is looking for an intern who will support the CIO on the different daily activities.
The candidate will acquire a deep knowledge of all the different areas involved in the asset management business, with a particular focus to the risk management side.
For further information and application click here after login.

  Effectively Managing Workplace Conflict while Preserving Relationships
29 March - 11:00 AM EDT

CFA Institute offers several audio presentations via website. The programs are free and will be archived on the website, in order to be accessible also after the live event.
Join Dr. Frank Murtha of MarketPsych LLC to learn or increase key conflict resolution skills, whatever your area of investment practice or focus. MarketPsych LLC invites you to take their free and informative Investor Personality Test in preparation for this webinar.
Nothing is more emotional to people than their money. The volatility of the markets in the last four years has led to one of the most emotional investment environments ever seen and it has once again revealed in stark detail the necessity for financial advisers to possess strong conflict resolution skills. More than merely a way to reduce headaches, skills in conflict resolution are vital for investment professionals to manage relationships, retain clients, gather assets under management, and generally protect their businesses.
Members may register for this program on CFA Institute website click here

  Challenges & Perspectives of Asset Allocation and ETFs
Milan, 3 April - Location TBC - 10 am
In collaboration with Amundi ETF

In this seminar a speaker from the Approved Speakers list of CFA Institute will focus on the challenges of quantitative portfolio management and a speaker from EDHEC-Risk Institute will deal with risks and benefits of ETFs in Institutional Investment and Regulator considerations. A presentation of Amundi macroeconomic scenario and views will close the seminar. For further information and registration click here

Benefits of Risk-overlay Strategies with Listed Derivatives

Rome, 16 April
Marriott Grand Hotel Flora
11:00 am

The current environment and the crisis of sovereign debts have highlighted the importance of strategic and tactical asset allocation and the management of risks.
Eurex, the leading European derivatives exchange and member of Deutsche Börse Group, and Feri, one of the largest independent asset managers in Europe, present an event on capital protection strategies for portfolios with significant sovereign debt exposures. For registration please contact Francesca Dell'Era at or Stefano Kihlgren at

  Press Release

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