Advisers will get the chance to rub shoulders with some of the investment world's most revered fund managers at an event in January.
The likes of Mark Lyttleton of BlackRock Merrill Lynch and Schroders' Christopher Wyke will be present at the ‘Meet the Managers’ event, hosted by Investment Week - IFAonline’s sister publication - on 17 January.
Ian Simm, chief executive officer of Impax Group, is also set to speak at the event, which will be held at the Radisson Edwardian Mayfair in London in partnership with HSBC Investments.
Mark Lyttleton, manager of the BlackRock UK Absolute Alpha fund, will discuss how absolute return portfolios can be used as part of a diversified strategy.
He will focus on the benefits of these types of funds and the tools he uses to generate absolute returns in all market conditions.
Ian Simms will give an introduction to Impax Asset Management and an insight into the running of the Impax Environmental Markets fund.
Christopher Wyke, Schroders' emerging markets product manager, will assess the impact of a slowdown in the US economy on commodities and examine how investors should access this market in 2008.
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