Which players in FS might make gains post-coronavirus?

2020-07-08T15:12:14+01:00May 26th, 2020|Categories: Insights|Tags: , |

  With so much gloomy economic news around, it’s worth looking for where there might be chinks of light. One area in particular that caught our eye is fund management, which new research predicts is likely to emerge from the current pandemic in a better position than many other parts of the financial services sector. According to a report from the finnCap Group – [...]

Do FS firms and fintechs lead the way in corporate comms?

2020-07-08T15:20:10+01:00May 14th, 2020|Categories: Insights|Tags: |

For those of us who are immersed in the worlds of tech and finance, one of the most noticeable effects of COVID-19 on many companies is not the way they do business, but the way they communicate as a business. Put simply, their corporate communications. Of course, it wasn’t that long ago that corporate communications was characterised as quite reactive, not that exciting and [...]

Hedge funds ignore value opportunities in the ESG narrative constellation

2020-05-13T11:43:54+01:00December 10th, 2019|Categories: Insights|Tags: |

However embedded or impenetrable a specific narrative seems to be, understanding its structure means its trajectory can be changed. Hedge fund managers and their investor relations teams must analyse and understand how the narratives surrounding their businesses and investments are constructed, how they mutate and how they can enter them most productively. If they don’t, they will miss the opportunities those narratives hold for [...]

Raising and retaining assets: Hedge fund firms that do not understand narrative impact and do not deploy a sound communications strategy will remain at a competitive disadvantage.

2020-05-13T11:43:19+01:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: Insights|Tags: |

Hedge fund investor relations teams must acknowledge the power of a good communications strategy. They must design crystal clear and differentiating key messages that explain why their firms’ products actually solve investors’ challenges. Moreover, they need to understand relevant narratives in the media, grasp their construction and acknowledge how they influence brand perception and business decisions. Hedge fund firms that do not understand these [...]

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 [...]

HedgeBrunch Summer Party returns for its 6th year!

2020-05-27T13:42:44+01:00July 12th, 2018|Categories: Updates|Tags: , , |

HedgeBrunch Summer Party returns for its 6th year! Last night, Sapience Communications had the opportunity to attend the annual HedgeBrunch Summer Party as one of the 150 select guests to join them in the spectacular penthouse of The Corniche on London’s Albert Embankment for an evening of celebration, networking and entertainment. The Corniche offers panoramic views over the most important stretch of the river [...]

Young Economists’ Dinner

2020-05-12T11:47:41+01:00April 4th, 2018|Categories: Updates|Tags: , |

Held at investment company, Ruffer on 80 Victoria Street, this years Young Economists' Dinner invited Dr Gertjan Vlieghe from Bank of England, Monetary Policy Committee to speak. In the past, CSFI has welcomed politicians (Nigel Farage, Michael Fallon), entrepreneurs (Luke Johnson, Jon Moulton), regulators (Jon Cunliffe, Rachel Lomax) – even sociologists (David Goodhart). However the attendance of macroeconomists has been surprisingly low. Charles Goodhart [...]

CSFI FinTech for Breakfast

2020-07-01T15:52:07+01:00February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Updates|Tags: , , |

Early this week, Sapience Communications had the opportunity to sit down with some of the UK’s brightest minds in the fintech and financial services sectors at the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation’s (CSFI) round table event held at global law firm Dentons, One Fleet Place. A high-level panel led by Kadhim Shubber of FT Alphaville, Michael Wainwright, partner at Dentons and Rob [...]

CSFI Russian Capital Markets: A round-table discussion

2020-07-01T15:52:28+01:00February 15th, 2018|Categories: Updates|Tags: , , |

Great panel session on Russian Capital Markets last Thursday 1 February. The CSFI panel included Russia experts in the financial and media world to discuss how Russia’s capital markets are responding during a period of global economic and political uncertainty. The panel included the author and journalist Liam Halligan, who has written for the Telegraph, Economist and FT; and Viktor Szabó, one of Aberdeen [...]

CSFI FinTech for Breakfast event

2020-07-01T15:53:25+01:00January 17th, 2018|Categories: Updates|Tags: , , |

Great FinTech breakfast hosted by global law firm Dentons, at One Fleet Place this morning. CSFI panel included experts in the financial and tech world to discuss where we are with Crypto-currency; particularly relevant due to the record year 2017 brought for UK tech investment with London-based firms attracting the lion’s share of funding. A high-level panel led by Kadhim Shubber of FT Alphaville, [...]