Is the credit crunch over? What is the outlook for the markets for the remainder of 2008? How should advisers be asset allocating on behalf of their clients? All these questions and many more will be answered when five leading fund management companies take part in a joint road show starting next week which will be at seven venues over five days.
The groups taking part in the Investment Update Roadshow are Scottish Widows Investment Partnership, UBS Asset Management, Martin Currie, Old Mutual Asset Management and Resolution Asset Management.
Advisers will hear short presentations from leading fund managers representing each of the groups and will then have the opportunity to quiz the managers directly allowing first hand knowledge of what is going on in markets at the moment.
The managers who will be speaking are:
- Old Mutual’s UK equity manager Simon Murphy on where next for the UK stock market
- UBS’s Michael Karagianis on the evolution of multi-asset funds
- Chris Ralph of Resolution on multi manager investing
- Martin Currie’s Tom Walker on North America
- Gareth Quantrill of SWIP on the outlook for fixed income
Each road show will be chaired by Lawrence Gosling, editorial director of Professional Adviser and Investment Week.
The first road show takes place at the Exeter Golf & Country Club on Monday afternoon (12th May); followed by the Hilton Bristol Hotel on the morning on Tuesday the 13th, and at the National Motorcycle Museum in Solihull on Tuesday afternoon.
On the morning of Wednesday the 14th the road show goes to the Mere Court Hotel near Knutsford, followed by Rudding Park in Harrogate on Wednesday afternoon.
The last two road shows take place at the Jockey Club in Newmarket on the morning of Thursday 15, finishing up in London on Friday the 16th at the Merchant Taylor’s Hall in the City in the afternoon.
For full details on the times, directions to the venues and registration details go to www.investmentupdate.co.ukIFAonline
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