Wednesday, March 4th 2020,
Hotel Sheraton Brussels Airport
Director, Head of iShares BeLux
Charles Symons, Director, Head for iShares in Belgium and Luxembourg. In this current role Mr Symons is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with both retail as well as institutional clients throughout the Belux region.
Panel discussion: "The barbell approach: combining Alternatives and ETF. Building portfolios for the new world."
In a world of low expected yields and returns we need to rethink portfolio building. We need to have portfolios work harder and squeeze out every source of premium.
Meticulous allocation of capital towards investment strategies leads to optimal use of management fees to maximise net of fees expected returns for the risks taken.
Understanding the risks taken, the liquidity profiles and the factor exposures is crucial.
In this session we want to bring the practitioners approach of how the largest asset owners in the world are currently looking at portfolio construction and how this is now translated into the Wealth Management Industry.
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iShares unlocks opportunity across markets to meet the evolving needs of investors. With more than twenty years of experience, a global line-up of 900+ exchange traded funds (ETFs) and $2 trillion in assets under management as of September 30, 2019, iShares continues to drive progress for the financial industry. iShares funds are powered by the expert portfolio and risk management of BlackRock, trusted to manage more money than any other investment firm1.
1 Based on $6.96 trillion in AUM as of 9/30/19