Robeco Explore 2018

Factor Investing Forum
Tuesday 15 May 2018
The Shangri-La Hotel At The Shard London



The Robeco Factor Investing Forum 2018 will explore the merits of Factor Investing from both an academic and practical perspective.

Professor Stephen Schaefer, Professor of Finance, London Business School, will deliver the keynote session that will look at the long-term evidence of factor-based investing. Outside academic life, professor Schaefer has consulted widely for a variety of financial institutions and is a co-author of two major reports for the Norwegian Ministry of Finance on the management of the Norwegian Government Pension Fund (the ‘Oil Fund’). He will share the latest insights in the field of factor investing together with the experts of Robeco.

Matthew Syed, columnist for The Times and the author of two acclaimed books Bounce and Black Box Thinking will close the forum.

Factor investing continues to be one of the most frequently discussed investment topics of recent years and we look forward to sharing our latest research and insights with you at this event.


Registration & refreshments

Peter Walsh, Managing Director, Head of Robeco UK

Factor-based investing: the long term evidence
Stephen Schaefer, Professor of Finance London Business School

From Investment Theory to Practice
David Blitz, Head of Quantitative Research, Robeco

Coffee break

Evidence based factor investing
Joop Huij, Head of Factor Investing Research, Robeco

Beyond the pitfalls of passive investing: enhanced index investing
Wilma de Groot, Portfolio Manager Quantitative Equities at Robeco

What is the secret of High Performance
Matthew Syed, Journalist, Author, Broadcaster

Networking lunch

Please take notice that the program is subject to change, and may be updated up to the conference

Location & Registration

The Shangri-La Hotel At The Shard London

31 St Thomas St, London SE1 9QU, UK

Robeco will use your personal details to provide you with further information on factor investing.

Robeco considers the event as an acceptable minor non monetary benefit (COBS 3.A.19). Firms providing MIFID investment services or ancillary services are responsible to assess themselves whether they are allowed to receive a benefit related to their services.

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