The IPE Breakfast Seminar Series provide pension funds and similar institutional investors with insight, valuable advice and inspiration, as well as a forum for discussion of the latest issues. Visiting major cities across Europe, each seminar runs from 8.00 to 12.00 and features a selection of presentations and debates from leading industry speakers and service providers over breakfast and coffee.

In 2018, our Breakfast Seminar Series will cover the following topics (dates and topics subject to change)

Factor Investing - The Next Chapter, 12 April - 04 May

Factor investing suggests there is a handful of persistent characteristics that explain much of the return of publicly-traded securities.
But pragmatic smart beta advocates have long warned that poorly implemented and monitored factors can go unrewarded for decades.

Emerging Markets - New Perspectives, 03 May - 28 June

Institutional investors seek higher yields and an illiquidity premium in a range of assets, not least emerging market equity and debt.
Despite an economic slowdown over the last decade emerging economies still enjoy substantially more growth than the developed world,

Impact Investing - ESG 2.0, 13 - 27 September

Research shows that six in 10 insitutional investors plan to increase their allocations to ESG factors, which will have long and quantifiable impacts.
As more and more embrace the concept of impact investing, pension funds and others are hungry for more information. 

Real Assets, 11 - 13 September

(Details to follow in due course)

Credit & Alternatives, 17 - 31 October

(Details to follow in due course)