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Join BlackRock, J.P. Morgan Asset Management and Schroders for the 2019 Power of 3 Spring Roadshow. Running from 30th April - 16th May, gain insights from portfolio managers on a range of relevant topics for your clients.
Each event runs for 2 hours and 15 minutes and will include an informal breakfast or lunch during the first 30 minutes of registration.
The events are CII accredited for up to 1.5 hours of structured learning and meet the CII member CPD scheme standards*.
Diamonds in the rough: why you don’t need to be bullish Europe to buy European Equities
Natural Resources – Opportunity Rocks
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Running a high conviction portfolio looking to identify best in class businesses listed in Europe, we will discuss the long-term winners we see in the region and why you don’t need to be bullish on European equities to be excited about the opportunity set present.
Stefan Gries, CFA, Director and Portfolio Manager, is a member of the European Equity team within the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Active Equity Group. He is co-manager on the European Absolute return (long/short) portfolios and Europe ex UK long-only portfolios.
Prior to joining BlackRock in 2008, Mr Gries spent 2 years at Scottish Widows Investment Partnership where he completed a 2 year graduate program. Since joining BlackRock, he has worked both as a portfolio manager and as an analyst covering, at various times, energy, pharmaceuticals, insurance, consumer and business services on behalf of the European Equity team.
Mr Gries earned an MA in Economics & Spanish from the University of St. Andrews in 2005.
Giles Rothbarth, CFA, Director and ortfolio manager, is a member of the European Equity team within the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Active Equities Platform. He is co-portfolio manager for the BFM Continental European Fund, the BFM European Dynamic Fund and the BGF Continental European Flexible Fund.
Mr Rothbarth joined BlackRock on the graduate programme in 2010, after graduating with an MA (Hons) degree in Philosophy, Politics & Economics from The University of Oxford.
Neil Gregson and Chris Korpan will give their views on investing in natural resources companies and why now is an attractive time to be looking at an allocation to the sector. They will examine how investors could benefit from the current backdrop of depressed levels of capital expenditure and why this dynamic would provide a more favourable supply and demand dynamic for investors.
Chris Korpan, Executive Director, is a global sector specialist in the J.P. Morgan Asset Management International Equity Group – Global Specialist Team, based in London. An employee since 2010, he specializes in Natural Resources, within the materials sector. Before joining J.P. Morgan, he worked as a business analyst at Lundin Mining Corporation and as a geologist at Bema Gold Corporation. Christopher obtained an MSc in Metals and Energy Finance from Imperial College London and a BSc Geology (Hons) from Edinburgh University, and is a CFA charterholder.
Neil Gregson, Managing Director, is a Portfolio Manager in the J.P. Morgan Asset Management International Equity Group – Global Specialist Team, based in London, and is a member of the team responsible for global natural resources mandates. Neil joined the team in September 2010 from CQS Asset Management where he was a Senior Portfolio Manager and Head of the Long-Only Business, with particular focus on the natural resources sector. Prior to this, Neil was the head of Emerging Markets at Credit Suisse Asset Management where he managed gold and resource equity funds. Neil began his career holding various positions at mining and resource companies, including a role as a mining investment analyst at South African company Gold Fields. He is a qualified mining engineer and holds a BSc in Mining Engineering from Nottingham University.
Matthew and Richard will discuss a number of topics that are important in Asia currently including how Asia will fair in a less global world and provide an update on the case for investing in income in the region
Richard Sennitt is a Fund Manager, Pacific Equities and Global Small Cap Equities at Schroders, which involves acting as a fund manager for Pacific Equity and Global Small Cap Equity accounts, based in London. He joined Schroders in 1993 and is based in London.
Qualifications: ASIP; BA from Oxford University.
Matthew Dobbs is Head Global Small Companies/Specialist Asia at Schroders, which involves running a range of specialist equity portfolios and funds. He joined Schroders in 1981 and is based in London.
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