“Targeted acquisitions of smart beta firms, of managers able to outperform their index, and of active managers sheltered from the shift to passive will remain of interest. Transactional activity in non‐ traditional asset classes such as infrastructure, real estate, private debt and private equity will remain strong, and, possibly, we may even see increasing interest… Read more »
Celera Systems recently conducted a webinar entitled “Optimizing for Growth.” The event was moderated by Dan Sondhelm from Sondhelm Partners. Panelists included Justin Bates of Swan Global Investments and Joe Childrey of Probabilities Fund Management. Below is a summary of the insight shared to dozens of mutual fund executives. It has been a challenging last… Read more »
I see it all the time. Investment managers with good strategies and impressive track records just can’t seem to gain traction with institutional investors or financial advisors. Either firms have a tough time with distribution or senior management still holds on to outdated notions such as “if we build it, investors will come” and “good… Read more »
When it comes to communications from asset managers, advisors want insights and marketing intelligence and opportunities to interact with portfolio managers and CIOs, not product pitches andcold calls. These are just a few of the key findings revealed in Giving Advisers What They Want, a new advisor research whitepaper written by Jeff Briskin of Briskin… Read more »
The Blogosphere is here and it is not going anywhere. It’s not just for people talking about what they’re eating for lunch or their next celebrity crush. Blogging is big business for entrepreneurs and business owners. Rescue a CEO asked some businesses how they use blogging to help their business. Dan Sondhelm is featured at #17.
Robos and wealth managers are focusing more of their communications efforts on digital education such as timely content, marketing automation and social media to be where clients and prospects spend their time. Dan Sondhelm shares his thoughts for this story.