seminars this month on multimanager, group sipps and hedge funds
Private client broker Christows is hosting a series of seminars for IFAs to promote their multi-manager portfolio service during March and April.
The first seminars are on 18 March at Telford, Wolverhampton and Stoke-on-Trent.
Further details on 01392 208 511.
Buck Consultants is hosting a series of one-day courses across the UK on investment trusteeship. The course covers planning investment strategies and the management of fund managers. The first course is on 18 March in London, followed by 1 April in Edinburgh and 22 May in Birmingham.
For further information call 020 7448 7000.
Schroders, Insight Investment, Investec and M&G are hosting an investment conference on UK equities and bonds at Gibson Hall in London on 25 March. Speakers include Richard Buxton, manager of the Schroder UK Alpha Plus fund, Jim Leaviss, head of retail and institutional fixed income at M&G, Jeremy Rigg, manager of the Investec UK Blue Chip fund, and Tim Rees, who runs the Insight Monthly Income fund.
Further information is available by emailing deirdre.seeley @schroders.com or faxing 020 7658 2087.
The Alternative Investment Summit 2003 runs from 24-25 March at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London. The summit focuses on hedge funds and private equity investment.
Further information on 01202 201 181 or www.irc-conferences.com.
The 27th UK Insurance Economists Conference takes place on 26 and 27 March at Nottingham University Business School's Jubilee Campus.
Topics to be covered include the impact of technology on underwriting, increased longevity, the rise in natural catastrophes and the accuracy of disclosed provisions of UK general insurers.
Contact: 0115 846 6607.
Sipp provider Pointon York and Seven Investment Management are holding a seminar for IFAs on 26 March to discuss the benefits of group Sipps. The seminar will be in Seven's offices at 46 Grosvenor St, London.
Further information on 0116 255 1234.
The AITC's series of half-day investment trust workshops for intermediaries continues throughout 2003. The workshops focus on investment trusts, split-capital trusts and the outlook for world markets.
Further information and bookings on 020 7282 5577 or e-mail: [email protected]
The Royal Economic Society's annual conference is at Warwick University from 7-9 April. The agenda includes competition policy, income and wealth in later life, as well as the economic impact of the national minimum wage.
Further information on www.res.org.uk
The Association of British Insurers holds its first national conference on 10 April at the QE2 Conference Centre in Westminster. Topics to be covered include models of regulation, implementation of the Sandler report and fraud. Speakers include FSA chairman Sir Howard Davies, Secretary of State for Trade and Industry Patricia Hewitt and Scottish Widows chief executive Mike Ross.
Further information from Natasha Colne on 020 7663 3821 or visit www.abi.org.uk
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