It's all about Income - Defaqto Roadshow
Half day CPD seminar
April 22-30. Visiting Knutsford, Stirling, Cobham, Solihull, and Barnsley
Half day CPD seminar
April 22-30. Visiting Knutsford, Stirling, Cobham, Solihull, and Barnsley
The Mere Resort
Cheshire, WA16 6LJ
Airth Castle Hotel and Spa
Scotland, FK2 8JF
Woodlands Park Hotel
Surrey, KT11 3QB
Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club
Birmingham, CV7 7HR
Barnsley, S75 3DQ
Registration and refreshments 09:00 – 09:30 (except for Cobham on 28 April which is 09:30 for 10:00 start)
Session 1 09:30 – 09:55
Presentation 1 Background to the retirement income market Presented by the Paul Tinkler, Insight Development Manager, Defaqto. Paul will provide a session, looking at the behaviour of clients at retirement, based upon FCA data, therefore setting the scene for the sponsors further explore the subject of investment income
From 09:55 - 1215 you will hear four 30 minute presentations from 4 specialists in the Investment Industry.
The value of a value style for income generation presented by Steve Hunter, Head of Business Development, Seneca Investment Managers.
Steve will present the current income landscape, and why a value style may be relevant for income generation. Finally you will hear how you can apply a value style across a wide range of assets.
The Inescapable Truths of Income, Retirement and Life, presented by Rupert Rucker, Head of Income Solutions, Schroders.
Our presentation shall address the income challenges of the next 10 years, and reflect on what is important for advisory businesses. We shall also explore an income fund solution that can help you to look great in front of clients, to remain profitable and to stay compliant.
A PROD in the right direction – Multi Asset Investing for an Efficient Financial Plan presented by Nick Webb Head of UK Retail, and Stephen Friel Investment Specialist, UBS Asset Management.
Nick and Stephen will look at how the PROD Rules, taken in relation to the Retirement Risks, can lead to a reset of an Investment model. They will look at how a Multi-Asset Income fund can provide a smoothed income approach to mitigate Sequence of return risk and provide an efficient Financial plan.
Presentation 5 - title to be confirmed
James Lynch, CFA and ACA, Fund Manager, Downing LLP
James is the fund manager of the MI Downing Monthly Income Fund and co-manages the Downing Strategic Micro-Cap Investment Trust.
After lunch from 12:55 to 13:20 Roger Perry our Head of Intermediary Sales will proved the latest on Defaqto Engage
Please note that these events are exclusive to authorised investment advisers only (or officers of a regulated advice business).
Insight Development Manager
Paul is a member of the Insight and Consulting (Funds and DFM) team, working closely with various in …
Paul is a member of the Insight and Consulting (Funds and DFM) team, working closely with various internal departments and external fund managers. His key role is to help fund managers gain a clear understanding, and therefore obtain the best value from the fund rating process.
Paul has a broad range of experience and expertise in all aspects of adviser propositions, including risk profiling and management, technology, such as back-office systems and platforms and what it takes to create, develop and run investment solutions.
Paul has held senior management positions in AXA Life Invest, Sesame Bankhall Group (SBG), SEI, Legal & General and Zurich (both IFA and direct sales). Gaining experience in tied, multi-tied, independent and network business models. Most recently, Paul has specialised in the design, development and delivery of advisory investment propositions and technology solutions. Whilst at SBG, Paul played a key role in the launch of the Optimum Investment Management, growing assets to £200m in less than 2 years, from a standing start.
In his spare time, Paul enjoys the outdoors, taking long walks and cycle rides.
Head of Intermediary Sales, Defaqto
Roger has over 15 years’ experience working with financial intermediaries, including financial advis …
Roger has over 15 years’ experience working with financial intermediaries, including financial advisers, networks, service providers and insurance brokers. Roger’s main focus is working with the adviser networks and service providers, which gives him an intimate insight into the challenges of delivering financial advice including compliance, creating central investment propositions for differing client segments, consolidating financial planning tools and the advice process. As Head of Intermediary Sales he is responsible for building partnerships with Defaqto’s clients, working with them to understand their business challenges and matching our suite of products, solutions and consultancy services to help them achieve their goals.
Fund Manager, Downing LLP
James joined Downing in February 2012 as part of the Private Equity team, gaining transaction experi …
James joined Downing in February 2012 as part of the Private Equity team, gaining transaction experience in the SME space across a range of industries before transferring to Downing Fund Managers in 2013. Prior to Downing, James worked within the asset management division of Ernst & Young after specialising in smaller companies at HW Fisher & Company. James is a CFA Charterholder, Chartered Accountant (ACA), and holds the Investment Management Certificate. James manages the MI Downing Monthly Income Fund and co-manages the Downing Strategic Micro-Cap Investment Trust.
Head of Business Development, Seneca Investment Managers
Steve joined Seneca IM in October 2016, having held a number of senior management and business devel …
Steve joined Seneca IM in October 2016, having held a number of senior management and business development roles within the insurance industry.
Steve is a Chartered member of the Insurance Institute, with more than 25 years’ experience working in the insurance and investment markets primarily with intermediaries. When he isn’t working, Steve likes to spend time with his family and is a keen golfer.
Head of Income Solutions, Schroders
Rupert is the Head of Income Solutions based in London, having previously been Head of Asia ex Japan …
Rupert is the Head of Income Solutions based in London, having previously been Head of Asia ex Japan equities product management and Head of Product for Asia based in Japan and Singapore. Rupert joined Schroders in May 2005 as Product Manager for the Global Emerging Markets Equity team in London.
In 1999 he joined West LB Asset Management as a product specialist for emerging markets. In 2002 he was seconded to Hong Kong to set up a pan Asian distribution office.
In 1993 he joined Robert Fleming Investment Management as a UK equity analyst. He became fund manager of the Fleming Russian Securities Fund, living in Moscow from 1995 to 1996.
Rupert served as an Officer in the British Army from 1989 to 1993 after graduating from Reading University.
Head of UK Retail, UBS Wealth Management
UBS in May 2018 and is responsible for the ongoing development, implementation and management of UBS …
UBS in May 2018 and is responsible for the ongoing development, implementation and management of UBS's fund initiative in the UK. In this role Nick works closely with Research & Ratings companies, Platforms and the Intermediary Advisers
Prior to joining UBS Asset Management, Nick worked
for JP Morgan for four years where he was their Strategic Partnership Manager. He also worked for Skandia for 14 years as a Regional Director working closely with Financial advisers in London and the Home Counties.
Investment Specialist, Investment Solutions EMEA, UBS
Stephen is an Investment Specialist with UBS' Investment Solutions team, based in London. He is resp …
Stephen is an Investment Specialist with UBS' Investment Solutions team, based in London. He is responsible for designing innovative products and solutions for wholesale and institutional clients, spanning a range of investment needs. Stephen is also responsible for providing prospects, clients, and investment consultants with strategic thinking, market, and investment views across our multi-asset capabilities.
Stephen joined UBS Asset Management in 2012 from Queen's University Belfast, having graduated with a degree in finance. Prior to graduating, Stephen undertook a one year industrial placement within the Asset Allocation & Currency team at UBS.
Downing Fund Managers is part of Downing LLP, an investment manager with over 30 years’ experience, …
Downing Fund Managers is part of Downing LLP, an investment manager with over 30 years’ experience, more than £1 billion assets under management and approximately 25,000 investors. The business has made a firm-wide commitment to the principles of responsible investment by assessing opportunities for both their profitability and their environment and social impact. Downing believes this approach can make investments more rewarding: rewarding by being profitable for its investors, rewarding by being supportive to the businesses it funds and, through their success, ultimately rewarding for society.
As a global investment manager, our overall purpose is to help build the long-term future prosperity …
As a global investment manager, our overall purpose is to help build the long-term future prosperity of our clients. We recognise that we have an important role to play in shaping our clients’ futures as well as having a strong focus on doing the right thing for our people, our suppliers and for society more widely.
In order to deliver for our stakeholders, we prioritise growing a sustainable business that takes a long-term approach. We are responsible for £450.8 billion (€496.6 billion/$565.5 billion)* of assets for our clients who trust us to deliver sustainable returns. Our company operates in 32 locations with over 4,500 employees. Our investment teams are based around the world, close to our clients and close to the markets in which they invest.
*as at 30 September 2019
Seneca Investment Managers is based in Liverpool with a national client base. Investors range from i …
Seneca Investment Managers is based in Liverpool with a national client base. Investors range from institutions such as pension funds and charities, through to financial advisers, discretionary private client managers and personal investors.
The firm specialises in multi-asset value investing, Seneca differs from most other providers of multi-asset investment products due to their ‘value’ based approach.
UBS Asset Management is a large-scale asset manager with a presence in 22 countries. It offers inves …
UBS Asset Management is a large-scale asset manager with a presence in 22 countries. It offers investment capabilities and investment styles across all major traditional and alternative asset classes to institutions, wholesale intermediaries and wealth management clients around the world. It is a leading fund house in Europe, the largest mutual fund manager in Switzerland, the second largest fund of hedge funds manager and one of the largest real estate investment managers in the world.