The Buy-Side Perspectives

Multi-asset business intelligence for the buy side

Now in its second year, the Buy-side Perspectives Magazine is produced on a regular basis, 3 times a year.
The magazine consists of in-depth interviews with senior buy-side traders in equities, fixed income and FX, together with news and analysis on the top issues facing the buy-side community globally. Content reflects K&KGC’s unique relationship with senior heads of trading and contains insights that are not available to the public.
The publication also contains exclusive opportunities for thought leadership articles by some of the top companies serving the global asset management community, placing your brand in front of senior decision makers on the trading desks. The ATF events will be covered through the year as well as media partnership with FIX Trading EMEA.

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ISSUE 16 Summer 2019

 

Issue 16 of the Buy-side Perspectives is more jam-packed with great stories than ever.

A super thank you to the buy-side and sponsors who supported our Buy-side Perspectives magazine and the autumn Alpha Trader Forum roadshow delivering fabulous industry insight to our global community.  

 

Buy-side equity trading is back to business

Changes are imminent beneath the calm water Focus on informed decision making

 

Building on the power from the buy-side community

 

The year more buy-side traders use FX trading algorithms

Cultivating greater buy-side gender diversity

EMMA QUINN - Diversity of thought drives better team collaboration, decision making and responding to our client’s needs

ERIC HELEINE - The Alpha Trader and the future role of the trading desk

CYRIL BATKIN - The multifaceted considerations for buy-side price making

ANDY MAACK - Spearheading the evolution of FX trading and making 
investment management a more inclusive and diverse workplace

RICHARD TURNER - Harnessing Alpha in Foreign Exchange execution

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ISSUE 15 Spring 2019

 

Issue 15 of the Buy-side Perspectives is more jam-packed with great stories than ever. A super thank you to the buy-side and sponsors who supported our Buy-side Perspectives magazine and the autumn Alpha Trader Forum roadshow delivering fabulous industry insight to our global community.  

 

High touch and block trading in 2019

Trading technology and automation

Focus on informed decision making

 

A buy-side head trader's perspective

 

Champion women to apply for buy-side trading jobs
 

EDEN SIMMER - A preparatory mindset- responding and adapting to change

ADRIAN BIESTY - A head trader’s 360o degree perspective of fixed income and foreign exchange trading

DANIELE CHEKROUN - Women adding value in the world of finance

 

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ISSUE 14 Winter 2018

 

Issue 14 of the Buy-side Perspectives is more jam-packed with great stories than ever. A super thank you to the buy-side and sponsors who supported our Buy-side Perspectives magazine and the autumn Alpha Trader Forum roadshow delivering fabulous industry insight to our global community.  

Get involved and stay informed

KEY FINDINGS FROM 2018 H2 ATF

JENNY BLOOMFIELD - Make yourself the very best you can be

MARTIN HENDRY - Embracing and taking advantage of market evolution

Exclusive contributions from EFAMA, ECB, Schroders and Airbus 

KEVIN FLOOD - The secret to being a good trader

VINCENT DESSARD - EFAMA’s perspective on need-to-know regulations for buy-side heads of trading

MATTHEW COUSENS - How Barclays helps clients improve performance

 

JOSEPH COLLERY - Long-only investor in long-term quality growth companies

 

ANITA KARPPI - Why we champion buy-side traders

CAREERS NEWS 

ISSUE 13 Summer 2018

 

In issue 13, K&KGC summarise the buy side's latest initiatives and concerns discussed in the Alpha Trader Forum (ATF) roadshow in May and June 2018 across equities, fixed income and foreign exchange. Thank you to all the buy side and sponsors for your solid ongoing support.
Richard Nelson, Head of Australia & Japan Equity Trading, T. Rowe Price, and Neil Bond, Head Trader, Ardevora, give fascinating insights into their careers and their top 3 tips to their buy-side peers.
As already communicated on our website and through social media, we reveal why Daniel Chambers, Head of Trading, Sequoia Capital Fund Management LLP, took part in his third charity Tough Mudder challenge in July collecting contributions for a worthy cause. Donations to his chosen charity is still possible until 21st August 2019.    
Christophe Roupie, Head of Europe and Asia, MarketAxess and Trax gives us great insight into his journey transitioning from his buy-side role into the technology vendor space. 

WELCOME TO THE BTC

KEY FINDINGS FROM 2018 H1 ATF

CHRISTOPHE ROUPIE - A Buy-side trader at heart, placed in the driving seat of evolution

RICHARD NELSON - Finance is not all about "Red gravel drives and Bmws"

DANIEL CHAMBERS - Tough mudder challange

NEIL BOND - My word is my Bond

CAREERS NEWS 

ISSUE 12 Spring 2018

 

In this issue, Mark Denny, Investec, explains the multifaceted challenges within the role as a Head of Trading responsible for a global buy-side trading desk.

Gianluca Minieri, Amundi, and John Sanderson, Kames Capital, give of fascinating insight into their buy-side trading careers.

 

K&KGC summarise the buy-side’s initial findings and remaining concerns from the 6th ATF Global Summit 2018 (6 - 7 February).

We from K&KGC wish the buy-side and other capital markets participants all the best in the new market structure.   

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ISSUE 11 Winter 2017

 

In issue 11, Derek McCole, Global Co-Head of Investment Execution at Aberdeen Standard Investments tells us about his transition from an Asian to a Global role and his approach of preparing for the new market structure as of 3rd January 2018 with MiFID II.
Thomson Reuters explains how they can soften the buy-side trader's increasing demanding challenges by offering a flexible and open system architecture adaptable for customisation and enhancing trading workflows.
Nordea Asset Management gives K&KGC and our readership an insight into their outstanding MiFID II change management project which was delivered with their client's and the trading desk in focus.
Mats Rywe, Equity trader at SEB Investment Management illustrates his 27 year journey as a buy-side trader, how the role evolved and gives some good advice to his peers. 
Additionally, K&KGC summarises the most recent findings around the hottest areas of buy side concerns ahead of MiFID II across equities, fixed income and FX.

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ISSUE 10 Autumn 2017

 

In this issue, Michael Theel, Head of Fixed Income Trading at Deutsche Asset Management, shares his positive outlook on Fixed Income Trading under MiFID II. Citi give us their overview on the challenge of managing regulatory change: ‘Complexity and Uncertainty’ while Instinet present their view on the impacts MiFID II and the relationships between market participants: ‘The Impacts of a New Liquidity Paradigm’.
K&KGC also release their key findings from their popular London Alpha Trader Forums (ATF) equities, fixed income & foreign exchange held in H117.

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ISSUE 9 Summer 2017

 

In this issue, Eric Heleine, Deputy head of trading at Groupama Asset Management and Dr. Kay Swinburne, Member of the European Parliament give us their perspectives about the upcoming MiFID II regulation. Citi outlines the evolving market structure changes fuelled by regulation and the future role of the banks in the process of supporting the buy side finding block liquidity across asset classes. 
In addition, K&KGC summarise the buy side’s latest feedback about current trading desk challenges and the latest approaches in Europe across equities, fixed income and foreign exchange; regulatory need-to-knows, how we see the asset management industry transforming and why we foresee the geopolitical threat to the stability of the European Union and why the currency may have eased at least for another 5 years
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BRUISED BUT NOT BROKEN

REGULATORY IMPACT ON THE SOURCES OF LIQUIDITY 


ERIC HELEINE - Seize the opportunity, the buy-side trading desk in focus

DR. KAY SWINBURNE - Empowering the investor community to provide better returns for their end clients

MiFID II - Key takeaways from 1H 2017 ATF regional buy-side debates

CITI - Cross Asset Liquidity

 

BUSINESS PROCESSES & TECHNOLOGY 

 

PHASE 2 - FX GLOBAL CODE OF CONDUCT 

EUROPEAN COMMISSION PROPOSER SIMPLER AND MORE EFFICIENT DERIVATIVES RULES

CAREERS NEWS

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ISSUE 8 March 2017

 

In this issue, we explore the current main challenges among the buy-side and how EU regulations are going to be in focus for the buy-side in 2017 across equities, fixed income and foreign exchange. Citigroup is explaining the need-to-knows about liquidity and the importance of partnerships for emerging markets trading. Matt McLoughlin from Liontrust Asset Management is giving his perspectives of how the buy-side are adjusting to the evolving equities market. Christian Schoeppe from Deutsche Asset Management is explaining how the buy-side need to adapt to the market structure changes within FX. David Ketley from Harmonic Capital is providing insight into his trading desk’s in-house focused approach to support the firm’s unique investment model. K&KGC is wrapping up with key industry challenges and research information across equities, fixed income and foreign exchange.

THE WESTERLY WINDS REFORM

MATT MCLOUGHLIN - Navigating the equities jungle


CHRISTIAN SCHOEPPE - A new paradigm for the FX industry

CITI - The emerging liquidity solution

DAVID KETLEY - The benefits of going in-house

THE 2017 GLOBAL BUY-SIDE AWARDS

 

EQUITIES - Due diligence in an uncertain new market

 

FIXED INCOME - Turning proactive

 

FOREIGN EXCHANGE - Countdown to collateralisation

THE 5th ATF GLOBAL SUMMIT

CAREERS NEWS

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ISSUE 7 December 2016

 

In this issue we explore the cutting edge of algo technology in FX trading with Patrick Fleur at PGGM, hear from industry legend Adrian Fitzpatrick on his reflections after 42 years on the buy side, discuss some of the key technology questions of our time with Citi, investigate the picture from the sell side with Credit Suisse, and uncover Liquidnet's hopes for its new venture in fixed income.

THE WESTERLY WINDS REFORM

ADRIAN FITZPATRICK - A view from the top


PATRICK FLEUR - 21st Century FX

CITI - Planning for the future

MARK PUMFREY - The hunt for liquidity

JAMES HILTON AND MATTHEW COUSENS - Uncertain times ahead?

THE BUY-SIDERS' AWARDS WINNERS BY K&KGC

 

EQUITIES - Turning a corner?

 

FIXED INCOME - Rewriting the rulebook

 

FOREIGN EXCHANGE - Building a modern FX desk

LIFESTYLE - Pedal to Paris

CAREERS NEWS

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ISSUE 6  October 2016

LUTZ KALTHOFF - Finding new routes


PATRICK CONNORS - America at the crossroads

CITI - Planning for the future

ANDREAS WOLLHEIM - The future of commission payments

EQUITY BROKER SALES PERSON OF THE YEAR

EQUITIES - Falling arrows and shifting sands

 

FIXED INCOME - Rising tides and shining lights

 

FOREIGN EXCHANGE - Caution: challenges ahead!

CAREERS NEWS

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ISSUE 5  August 2016

PAUL SQUIRES - A new dawn for the buy side?


CHRISTOPH HOCK - Breaking barriers

ANTHONY GODONIS - Less is more?

ACHIM WALDE - Back to best

SHEENA KELMAN - The Martin Currie Rob Roy Challenge

THE BUY-SIDERS' BRAND RANKINGS

CAREERS NEWS

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ISSUE 4  June 2016

KENT ROSSITER - The Hong Kong way


YANN COUELLAN - Making sense of markets

DANIEL CHAMBERS - Looking ahead

TOBY BAKER - T.Rowe Price - Pedal to Paris

K&KGC BRAND RANKINGS

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