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fundinfo sponsors Thomson Reuters Lipper Fund Awards 2017 in Zurich

February 06, 2017 | Company | etfinfo | Events | Front | News | Platform |

On January 31st, 2017, the exclusive Thomson Reuters Lipper Fund Awards were held in Zurich, Switzerland, where the top funds and fund managers were honored for their superior performance. fundinfo is proud to have sponsored this event for the first time. The ceremony included presentations regarding current trends in the asset management industry.


Jan Giller, Head of Sales & Marketing at fundinfo, introduced the firm’s new “Digital-Advisor” in his speech. Digital-Advisor is the first expert system for fund selection which evaluates both active and passive funds. Based on high-quality fund research carried out by fundinfo, the tool evaluates funds based on qualitative criteria combined with investor's individual preferences and convictions.


In the second part of his speech, he informed the guests about openfunds, a non-profit initiative, which thanks to an open and extensible standard significantly contributes to improving the efficiency and quality in the management and dissemination of fund data. On January 25th, 2017 the openfunds association was established by founding members UBS AG, Credit Suisse AG, Bank Julius Baer & Co. AG and fundinfo AG.


At the closing aperitif, the fund community had the opportunity to network with business partners and colleagues to discuss current topics and end the evening with stimulating conversation.