Bridging the gender investment gap—Key takeaways

2020-05-12T19:24:48+01:00February 25th, 2020|Categories: Insights, Updates|Tags: , |

Bridging the gender investment gap is now more than ever a conversation that needs to be had and listened to by the investment community. It is not insignificant that this discussion has parallels with the challenges faced by female entrepreneurs when trying to raise money. A key similarity is that both face industries that are male dominated, certainly true in wealth management, which is [...]

London takes world FinTech crown

2020-05-12T11:35:45+01:00October 25th, 2019|Categories: Updates|Tags: |

The Sapience team attended the very relevant and insightful CSFI FinTech for breakfast event hosted by Dentons. The session revolved around developments in technology-driven financial services and the recent news that London has taken the FinTech crown in terms of investment deals from New York and San Francisco. The event featured several high calibre panellists including journalists, financial services and fintech. Issues debated were vast (and [...]

Sustainable Finance Breakfast

2020-05-12T11:36:00+01:00October 25th, 2019|Categories: Updates|Tags: |

It’s rare to gain access to diverse opinions on sustainable finance and ESG investing from highly informed sources all in the same room. The CSFI Breakfast on Sustainable Finance this week played host to multiple guests representing industries ranging from shipping, banking, asset management, media and research groups. The result was a genuinely educational ninety minutes in which points of view were freely presented [...]

MIPIM London’s takes its place in the sun…

2020-05-12T11:37:18+01:00October 25th, 2019|Categories: Updates|Tags: |

MIPIM London was held earlier this month in the perhaps less than glamorous surroundings of the Old Billingsgate fish market – certainly compared to its far older sister event MIPIM Cannes, which plays out at the town’s Palais des Festival  just down from the celebrated Croisette. However the level of endorsement and calibre of speakers more than made up for any location deficit. Prime [...]

How do we bring ESG into the mainstream? CSFI Sustainable Finance for Breakfast

2020-05-27T13:52:57+01:00June 12th, 2019|Categories: Updates|Tags: |

How do we bring ESG into the mainstream? CSFI Sustainable Finance for Breakfast The Sapience team attended the informative and pertinent Sustainable Finance for Breakfast event, which was an open discussion organised by CSFI about recent developments in ESG. Key speakers were Ben Caldecott, founding director of the Oxford Sustainability Finance Programme at Oxford University, Veronica Poole, the Global IFRS Leader and UK National [...]

CSFI Fintech breakfast hosted by Dentons

2020-05-27T12:19:04+01:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: Updates|Tags: , |

CSFI Fintech breakfast hosted by Dentons The team attended a briefing on developments in technology-driven financial services, with Jemima Kelly, FT Alphaville and Peter Stephens, DrumG. Issues debated ranged from Blockchain to P2P lending to open banking. The brilliance or not of Blockchain and payments was questioned, with the panel flagging Berkshire Hathaway’s recent investment in two emerging markets payments firms, and speculation as [...]

CSFI: Sustainable Finance for Breakfast

2020-05-27T12:29:16+01:00April 9th, 2019|Categories: Updates|Tags: , |

CSFI: Sustainable Finance for Breakfast   The Sapience team recently attended the very relevant and informative Sustainable Finance for Breakfast event, a round table discussion organised by CSFI, of which Sapience Communications is a sponsor. Key speakers were Ben Caldecott, founding director of the Oxford Sustainability Finance Programme at Oxford University, Eugenia Unanyants-Jackson, global head of ESG research at Allianz Global Investors and Brian [...]

Cass Innovate

2020-05-27T12:04:58+01:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: Updates|Tags: |

Cass Innovate   Sapience Communications had the pleasure of attending Cass Innovate premier inter-disciplinary event exploring ‘The Future is Now’. The conference explored how rapidly developing technologies are changing the ways we work, create and do business, thus impacting the world we live in. Applied robotics, artificial intelligence and augmented reality – once the realm of science fiction – are now embedded in our [...]

11th Asia Cup Polo International Day

2020-05-27T11:55:54+01:00July 25th, 2018|Categories: Updates|Tags: |

11th Asia Cup Polo International Day Sapience Communications had the pleasure of attending a day at Ham Polo Club on Saturday 7th July courtesy of sponsors, Red Ribbon Asset Management. They are a UK based asset management company specialising in investments in Growth Markets such as India. We were greeted with cocktails and champagne on arrival followed by a packed day, consisting of a [...]

Women’s Leadership Forum Breakfast

2020-05-28T09:29:07+01:00July 19th, 2018|Categories: Updates|Tags: |

Women’s Leadership Forum Breakfast Leading law firm, Katten Muchin Rosenman kindly extended an invitation to their Women’s Leadership Forum breakfast event, Being Well In the City this morning. Not your average event, the talk explored some practical tips and tricks to nourish your well-being and how best to implement it in the City. Undoubtedly this is a topic of growing importance, with companies all [...]