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Our top priority is supporting our clients’ needs and keeping you up to date on the opportunities and challenges facing investors in the current market environment.

As the markets adjust to the current economic reality, we have seen extreme levels of market volatility. We expect this market volatility to continue for some time and believe it’s critical to provide you with timely, informative information to help you effectively navigate the current environment.

Please join us for a series of live and on-demand webinars, where our investment teams share their perspectives, address your key concerns, and answer your questions.

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Unlisted infrastructure – A refuge in the storm?

Audience: Financial Professionals

With surging inflation and geopolitical turmoil causing volatility in markets, many investors are turning to infrastructure to help protect their portfolios. But with a growing universe and wide dispersion of returns, how best to navigate the range of options available to investors?

Michael Steingold, Investment Director of Private Markets at Russell Investments, discusses:

  • The role of unlisted infrastructure in investor portfolios
  • The challenges faced by infrastructure investors
  • Where the team currently sees opportunities around the globe

Recorded: 30 June 2022 I 38 minutes

 

Multi-asset investing: Managing through volatility – an all-weather approach

Audience: Financial Professionals

During this live webinar, Alain Zeitouni, Head of Multi-Asset, and Tom Sollis, Senior Portfolio Analyst, discuss:

  • Recent market activity
  • What rising inflation and interest rates mean for investors
  • The process we follow to manage our portfolios in the good times, bad times, and everything in between
  • How we have been implementing ESG considerations in our portfolios

Recorded: 27 April 2022 | 51 minutes

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Post-pandemic society changes and the impact on financial security – one-year on

Audience: Institutional and Financial Professionals

At our 2021 EMEA summit we looked at the impact the pandemic was having on human behaviour, society, and the future of financial security for individuals.

One year on, Thimon de Jong, futurist on society and technology, and senior leaders from Russell Investments David Rae, Head of Strategic Client Solutions, Kate El-Hillow, Chief Investment Officer, and Michelle Seitz, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, revisit these topics and discuss:

  • The challenges and opportunities of the post-covid transition
  • Leadership during a pandemic
  • Emerging trends in investment

Recorded: 27 January 2022 | 31 minutes


Global Market Outlook – The great moderation

Audience: Institutional and Financial Professionals

In this session we look at the latest insights on inflation as well as world market and economic forecasts. Russell Investment’s Andrew Pease, Global Head of Investment Strategy, Michael Steingold, Senior Research Analyst, Vic Leverett, Head of Alternative Investment, and Hamilton Lane’s Andrew Schardt, Head of Global Investment Strategy, discuss:

  • Inflation and the consequences of interest rate hikes
  • The risks facing the global economy, from new virus outbreaks to Russia-Ukraine tensions
  • The performance of private markets
  • The future of ESG investing

Recorded: 27 January 2022 | 28 minutes


Building a climate focused portfolio

Audience: Institutional and Financial Professionals

The asset management industry continues to evolve dramatically in the environmental, social and governance space. In this session Rt Hon Amber Rudd, former Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Jihan Diolosa, Head of Responsible Investing at Russell Investments, Emily Steinbarth, Senior Quantitative Research Analyst at Russell Investments, and Debbie Fielder, Deputy Head Clwyd Pension Fund at Flintshire County Council Deeside, examine:

  • The politics of climate change
  • COP26 and the progress it made
  • The role of pension funds in the race to Net Zero
  • The importance of building consensus around responsible investment

Recorded: 27 January 2022 | 32 minutes


End Game Planning - Buy-ins and Buy-outs

Audience: Institutional

Most defined benefit pension schemes are closed to new members and future accrual. This naturally causes pension scheme trustees to revisit their long-term objectives and consider their end game strategy. Trustees have a number of options open to them and one of the most appealing is to transfer their scheme’s obligations to an insurer.

Owen Davies, Director, UK Institutional, Russell Investments, Adam Davis, Managing Director, K3 Advisory and Rhian Littlewood, Business Development for Standard Life, part of the Phoenix Group discuss:

  • The benefits of insurance
  • Compare this approach vs. alternative end game strategies
  • Explore how the insurance market works
  • Explain what you can do to prepare for a buy-in/buy-out

Recorded: 4 November 2021 | 61 mins


Rising Inflation & Opportunities and Threats for Dutch Pension Funds

Audience: Institutional

In partnership with Pensioen Pro, Gerard Fitzpatrick, Head of Fixed Income and Jaap Hoek, Director Investment Strategy & Solutions discuss:

  • About ´good´ and ´bad´ inflation
  • How to capture the inflation risk premium
  • About mister Taleb´s Thanksgiving turkey
  • How the ECB decisions might impact the inflation expectation
  • How inflation has impact on both the matching and the return portfolio
  • An investors view on inflation related investment opportunities combined with a Fiduciary view on inflation for pension funds

Recorded: 10 May 2021 | 57 mins


Value of an adviser: Bulls vs. bears

Audience: Financial Professionals

Historically bull markets have lasted longer than bear markets and have more than made up for any losses. In this webinar we discuss the lessons learned from previous market cycles and how you can use these to help your clients today.

Recorded: 01 July 2020 | 32 mins


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Value of an adviser: Behavioural finance

Audience: Financial Professionals

Staying the course during market volatility is often difficult for many investors. In this webinar we explore some of the common mistakes investors make and deliver some practical tools to help advisers protect their clients in difficult markets.

Recorded: 24 June 2020 | 34 mins


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Value of an adviser: Sequential risk

Audience: Financial Professionals

Clients are more sensitive to market volatility as they approach retirement, but many still need to take some risk if they are to achieve their objectives.

In this webinar we discuss how you can help your clients navigate through sequential risk.

 

Recorded: 10 June 2020 | 29 mins

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ESG - The what, the why and the how

Audience: Institutional and Financial Professionals

Jihan Diolosa, Director, Strategic Client Solutions and Head of ESG EMEA and Michael Woodmore, Independent Trustee discuss:

  • What should your investment managers be doing?
  • How do Trustees effectively engage with companies on ESG matters?
  • What new investment opportunities are now available under the ESG banner?
  • Just what are the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and why do they matter?

Recorded: 13 May 2020 | 50 mins

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Suitability - providing value in exceptional times

Audience: Financial Professionals

Mark Hayhoe, Regional Sales Director and Damian Davies, founder of Timebank discuss how best to approach the Suitability issue, including tips on what to avoid and what is valued most by clients.

Recorded: 23 April 2020 | 25 mins

The value of an adviser

Audience: Financial Professionals

Recent market volatility has evoked all kinds of lizard-brain emotions among clients (and maybe also advisers). In this webinar, Mark Hayhoe, Director of UK Regional Sales and Sophie Gilbert, Head of North America Business Solutions, will look at techniques advisers can use to help protect their clients from themselves.

Recorded: 7 April 2020 | 29 mins

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