InvestmentEurope is delighted to announce the return of Pensionskassenforum is taking place on 14 November 2019, where 30 to 50 high-ranking cadres from Switzerland's 150 largest Pensionskassen, Collective Investment Schemes and Collective Foundation (BVG) will meet at the Hotel Baur au Lac in Zurich.
The event offers professionals the best contacts and will discuss topics in the financial and pension industry. The focus is on the exchange of opinions and experiences. The knowledge presented there should lead to new solutions. The event's program is divided into two main topics - Portfolio Management and Sustainable Investment.
It will open with the keynote speaker Thorsten Hens, professor of Financial Economics, University of Zürich. He will talk about the "Guts feeling vs. complex models on portfolio management: How to take decisions".
Steven F. Rocco, director of Fixed Income at Lord Abbett will discuss how to take the bias out of high yield portfolio.
How investors can adequately value emerging debt investments will be outlined by Daniel Moreno, head of Emerging Market Debt at Mirabaud Asset Management.
Thorsten Hens, professor of Financial Economics, Universität Zürich; Dominik Locher, Risk Management Expert, founder und director, Theta; Claudia Emele, leiter Anlagen, Avadis; Matthias Weber, leiter Anlageausschuss, Publica will be taking part in the first panel discussion on how to deal with risk decisions and share it with the investment committee members.
After the first round of panel, Matt Murphy, Institutional portfolio manager from EatonVance will talk about how to manage a portfolio of emerging market debt investments.
After the lunch break, the event will continue discussing Sustainable Investment. Andreas Dankel, head of Credit from Danske Bank Asset Management will discuss how active bond management impact our future.
Sabine Döbeli, director, Swiss Sustainable Finance, Zürich will talk about what kind of framework investors can expect.
Philipp Aerni, director, Center for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Zürich will tell the audience how to avoid the flop and how to invest ecologically and socially.
Sabine Döbeli, director, Swiss Sustainable Finance; Philipp Aerni, director, Center for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability; Marco Betti, head, Valitas Sammelstiftung and Christoph Ryter, head, Migros Pensionskasse will be taking part in the second round of panel discussion. They will debate on how to circumvent pitfalls and what ESG investment is really about.
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