Investment forum in Frankfurt (June 2019)

Insights and actions from our Frankfurt 2019 Investment Forum

Twice a year, the Investment Forum offers a platform for our investors and strategists to share the ideas and opinions that inform our long-term strategy – and help clients make appropriate investment decisions. Here are the highlights from our day of discussion and debate at our June event in Frankfurt.

June 2019

Findings from our Frankfurt Investment Forum

What does it mean to be a long-term investor? That was one of the main questions underpinning the discussions at our Investment Forum in Frankfurt.

  • Sustainable investing is about more than climate change: it helps to improve corporate governance and make business models more sustainable, as investors increasingly focus on real-world impact
  • Taking risk remains essential for investors who want to avoid seeing the value of their investment eroded
  • Against a more muted outlook for returns, being diversified and adding alpha to beta is key – especially as beta returns are set to be lower and more volatile
  • Be active and countercyclical to help seize opportunities, balancing the need to be opportunistic while also looking far enough ahead

For more on the Forum's findings, take a look at Neil Dwane's in-depth analysis:

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  • Sustainability is a Factor no Investor can ignore
  • Taking Risk is still essential – but make smart Choices
  • Diversify to achieve Return Potential in a Slow-Growth, Low-Yield global Economy
  • Be active and countercyclical to help seize Opportunities
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