October  8, 2019 | London

Bloomberg Invest London

Utilizing Bloomberg’s unparalleled global data, analysis and news resources, Bloomberg Invest London will engage leaders from global finance to tackle the challenges at the top of every investor’s mind.

Invest with Confidence

We live in uncertain times. Geopolitical volatility continues to disrupt the global economy as we navigate through the muddy waters of Brexit, ongoing trade war concerns in the United States, Europe and Asia, and increasing instability in some parts of the Middle East. For investors looking to make steady financial returns, it is vital they pinpoint the right long-term opportunities to weather today’s turbulence whilst also pursuing a competitive investment edge in a crowded, unpredictable marketplace.

At Bloomberg Invest, we bring together the global influencers and market-movers from business, finance and investing to help you map out a blueprint for your investment portfolio in 2019 and beyond.

October 7 - Monday

6:00 pm

Special Session: Dinner and Evening Program

From 6 pm until 9 pm on the evening before Invest London, Bloomberg and Mubadala will co-host an exclusive dinner and evening program on the timely topic of Brexit and its impending impact on global financial markets. Our guest speakers for the evening are Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Chairman for Societe Generale and Ahmed Yahia Al Idrissi, CEO, Technology, Manufacturing & Mining at Mubadala Investment CompanyDue to limited seating, separate registration will be required for this session.



October 8 - Tuesday

8:15 am

Registration and Networking

9:00 am

Opening Remarks


9:15 am

The Shifting Overton Window: How Should Asset Managers Respond to Evolving Investor Demands?



9:35 am

Investing Disrupted: Are Active Managers a Dying Breed?



10:05 am

The Outlook for Global Markets in 2020



10:25 am

Networking Break

10:50 am

Financials: The Last Unmanipulated Market



11:10 am

Driving Returns in a World of Heightened Volatility



11:40 am

The Shape of the ETF Industry


  • Wei Li

    Head of EMEA iShares Investment Strategy, BlackRock

  • Rory Tobin

    Executive Vice President, Global Head of SPDR ETFs, State Street Global Advisors

  • Fannie Wurtz

    Head of ETF, Indexing & Smart Beta, Amundi


12:10 pm

Networking Lunch

1:30 pm

Mitigating Recession Risk: When Will the Economy Start to Turn



1:50 pm

The Age of Quant: Persistent Returns or Never-Ending Arms Race?



2:20 pm

Discovering Growth in Emerging Markets



2:40 pm

Networking Break

3:10 pm

Pushing the Boundaries of Venture Capital



3:40 pm

ESG and Impact investing: Creating Sustainable Value


  • Tom Joy

    Chief Investment Officer, Church Commissioners for England

  • Claudia Kruse

    Managing Director Global Responsible Investment & Governance, APG Asset Management

  • Daniel Wild

    Global Head of ESG Strategy, Impact Advisory and Finance, Credit Suisse


4:10 pm

Post-Brexit Britain: What is the Outlook for Business and Investors?



4:30 pm

Brexit Reality Check: Opportunities and Threats for the UK and Europe



4:50 pm

Closing Remarks


5:00 pm

Networking Reception


Ibrahim Ajami

Head of Ventures Mubadala Investment Company

Kristine Aquino

Markets Live Team Leader for EMEA Bloomberg

Sree Vidya Bhaktavatsalam

Managing Editor for Finance and Investing, EMEA Bloomberg News

Pascal Blanqué

Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer Group Amundi

Ophelia Brown

Founder Blossom Capital

Dani Burger

Reporter Bloomberg TV and Radio

Emily Chasan

Sustainable Finance Editor Bloomberg News

Stephanie Flanders

Senior Executive Editor for Economics Bloomberg

Fiona Frick

Chief Executive Officer Unigestion Group

Dominic Grieve

Member of Parliament for Beaconsfield

Mark Haefele

Chief Investment Officer UBS Wealth Management

Ahmed Yahia Al Idrissi

Chief Executive Officer, Technology, Manufacturing & Mining Mubadala Investment Company

Paul Jakubowski

Head European Investments & Global Head Fixed Income Indexing Vanguard

Guy Johnson

Anchor Bloomberg Television

Tom Joy

Chief Investment Officer Church Commissioners for England

Claudia Kruse

Managing Director Global Responsible Investment & Governance APG Asset Management

Nathan Lacaze

Co-CEO UK & Head of EMEA Portfolio Management Dimensional Fund Advisors

Francine Lacqua

Anchor Bloomberg Television

Sonja Laud

Chief Investment Officer LGIM

Wei Li

Head of EMEA iShares Investment Strategy BlackRock

John Micklethwait

Editor-in-Chief Bloomberg

Euan Munro

Chief Executive Officer Aviva Investors

Sheila Patel

Chairman Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Sandy Rattray

Chief Investment Officer Man Group

Anne Richards

Chief Executive Officer Fidelity International

Emmanuel Roman


Saleh Romeih

Managing Partner and Investment Committee Member SoftBank Vision Fund

Erik Schatzker

Editor-at-Large Bloomberg Television

Davide Serra

Founder and CEO Algebris Investments

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi

Chairman Societe Generale

Richard Tice

Chairman Brexit Party

Rory Tobin

Executive Vice President, Global Head of SPDR ETFs State Street Global Advisors

Giles Turner

European Technology Editor Bloomberg News

Andreas Utermann

Chief Executive Officer Allianz Global Investors

Daniel Wild

Global Head of ESG Strategy, Impact Advisory and Finance Credit Suisse

Bill Winters

Group Chief Executive Standard Chartered

Fannie Wurtz

Head of ETF, Indexing & Smart Beta Amundi

David Merritt

Senior Executive Editor, EMEA Bloomberg

 Highlights from 2018:


Presenting Sponsor

Mubadala Investment Company actively manages a worldwide portfolio supporting the vision of a globally integrated and diversified economy, through sustainable returns to its shareholder, the Government of Abu Dhabi. In March 2018, Abu Dhabi Investment Council (ADIC) joined the Group.
Mubadala’s US $229 billion portfolio spans five continents with interests in aerospace, ICT, semiconductors, metals and mining, renewable energy, oil and gas, petrochemicals, utilities, healthcare, real estate, pharmaceuticals and medical technology, agribusiness and a global portfolio of financial holdings. Mubadala now has offices in Rio de Janeiro, Hong Kong, Moscow, New York and San Francisco.
Mubadala is a trusted partner, an engaged shareholder and a responsible global company that is committed to ethics and world-class standards.
For more information about Mubadala, please visit: www.mubadala.com

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