Events planned for january include presentations from product providers, the society of financial advisers and intermediary networks
Conferences and IFA roadshows are increasing in number as January rolls on, with presentations from product providers, the Society of Financial Advisers and intermediary networks.
The Investment Showcase 2003 draws to a close this week, with its last three dates in London on 21 January, Cambridge on 22 January and Bristol on 23 January.
Organised by Incisive Media, Investment Week's parent company, the roadshow will include addresses from Aegon investment manager Philip Milburn and Isis head of credit James Foster on corporate bonds, as well as Errol Francis from Baring Asset Management and Gartmore UK equity manager Chris Burvill on UK equities. First State CIO Stuart Paul will discuss international equity exposure and Investec fund manager Jeremy Rigg will talk on valuation and stock selection methods.
Further information from Lyndsey Whettingsteel on 020 7432 6986 or online at www.investmentshowcase.co.uk.
Close Property Investment is hosting a series of roadshows until 26 February. Managing director Anthony Wyld, marketing director Roger Bruce and fund manager Gwynne Furlong will give an overview of prospects for the property market in 2003.
Further information from Roger Bruce on 020 7246 4000.
Jardine Lloyd Thompson is running seminars for trustees and those involved in either running or liaising on pensions within a company environment.
The seminars will be held in London, Manchester, Glasgow and Huddersfield from January throughout the year.
Further information and bookings on 0141 240 2907.
Foreign & Colonial is conducting an investment workshop entitled Tax Planning for Investments from 21 January to 28 February, examining some of the key tax allowances and current exemptions available to individuals.
Further information from regional brokers or the group's broker line on 0845 600 1868.
Global Fund Analysis holds its annual Excellence in Asset Management forum on 23 January at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London.
Further information www.globalfundanalysis.com/excellence.
Artemis Investment Management, Credit Suisse Asset Management and SG Asset Management are teaming up in a series of roadshows. Starting in Belfast on 23 January and ending on 19 February in London, the Three in One roadshow will include Robert Burdett and Gary Potter from Credit Suisse, SG's Hugh Sergeant and Alan Torry, Adrian Frost and Philip Wolstencroft from Artemis.
For more information call 0800 027 6243 or visit www.3-in-one-roadshow.com.
A two-day conference entitled 'Outsourcing solutions for business processes in the financial services sector,' at the Mayfair conference centre begins on 27 January. The conference will include addresses by Barclays Bank head of sourcing strategy Paul Jackson, Deutsche Bank UK purchasing officer Haydn Jones and FSA operational risk policy advisor Simon Ashby.
Further information on 020 7915 5055.
Intermediary network Premier Connections is touring Britain from 28 January to 6 March with a roadshow aimed at helping IFAs developing business models, called Preparing for Peak Performance.
Further information is available on 0800 071 4716.
DWS Investments is organising a series of roundtable discussions for intermediaries starting on 30 January in Belfast before heading across Britain during the first week of February. The main theme of the events is 'Surviving in a difficult Isa season.'
Further information on www.dws-investments.co.uk
The Society of Financial Advisers is sponsoring a conference entitled 'Tax, Savings & Pensions' which will have Andrew Smith MP, Secretary of State for work and Pensions; Peter Hopkins, leader of Inland Revenue Pension Simplification, as key speakers. Held on the 6 February 2003, the conference will address the Green Paper and the Inland Revenue's Pension Simplification.
Call 020 7250 0967 or visit www.taxbriefs.co.uk.
Indirect Investment Property is hosting the Investment Property Forum on the 11 February. The event, which includes hourly slots, will concentrate on how property as an asset class can be used to balance a portfolio correctly.
For more information call 020 7428 7828.
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