Agriculture Investment Summit is where you will meet leading agriculture investors and key stakeholders who are committed to promoting sustainable and responsible investing in agriculture. The 6th annual conference is a forum for investors, managers and producers to forge solid relationships and make profitable and investment decisions.
Gain vital insights into how investors are adjusting investment behaviour to ensure sustainability and profitability are not mutually exclusive concepts. Hear how pioneering investors like APG, Hermes GPE, USS and AP2 perceive the risks in agriculture and find out the key questions they are asking managers.
Hear how the UK Minister of State for Agriculture and Food believes we can build a strong and resilient agriculture sector. Learn from pioneering environmentalist and thinker, Lester R. Brown, on the global trends shaping investment.
Join live debates, networking roundtables, champagne investor meet ups and panel debates that will focus on how investors make their allocations and the challenges of ensuring responsible and sustainable investing.
Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14
New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »
Thu, 19/02/2015 - 16:18
The attraction of incubator platforms has increased noticeably in recent years. New hedge funds face a Sisyphus-like task getting up and running as global regulation and compliance pushes costs up, whilst investors simultaneously expect to see institutional quality operations in place from day one. ... »
Thu, 19/02/2015 - 18:04
Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »
Tue, 17/02/2015 - 06:00
Healthcare costs continue to spiral out of control and yet still achieve relatively poor outcomes, says Richard A Kimball Jr (pictured), CEO of HEXL… ... »
Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01
Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »