10 years Deutsche Börse ETF Forum

10 years Deutsche Börse ETF Forum

Titel: Financial centre Frankfurt am Main
13 November 2017 12.00 PM
13 November 2017 06.45 PM
Hilton FrankfurtHochstrasse 460313 Frankfurt
Deutsche Börse Cash Market
Target Group:
Institutional investors, financial service providers, investment advisors, fund manager and media representatives

On Monday, 13 November 2017 the 10th Deutsche Börse ETF-Forum will take place in Frankfurt. Take the opportunity to network with well-known speakers on present industry trends.
Please register here. Participation in the forum is free of charge.

The Deutsche Börse ETF-Forum will be moderated by Corinna Wohlfeil, the well-known n-tv host.

(Please note that the forum will be held in German.)

Programme 2017

Time    SpeakerPanel/Presentation
12.00 noon              Registration
1.00 p.m.

Hauke Stars,
Member of the Management, Deutsche Börse AG


1.15 p.m.

Panel 1

Ulrich Kater,
Chief Economist, Deka Bank


Carsten Klude,
Chief Economist,   M.M.Warburg & CO


Andreas Rees,
Chief Economist Germany, UniCredit

Macroeconomic outlook in times of Brexit and Trump: will the global economy hold up facing an uncertain future?

The current economic uncertainties have not yet had a negative impact on the real economy and financial markets continue to reach record highs. However, the development of global economy does face real risks. Join our panel and discuss with renowned chief economists the possible implications of Brexit, the increasing US protectionism and the ECB’s retreat from its expansive monetary policy. 

2.15 p.m.

Panel 2

Roger Bootz,

Head of Public Distribution Passive Investments –EMEA, Deutsche Asset Management


Heike Fürpaß-Peter,
Head of Public Distribution, Germany and Austria, Lyxor Asset Management

Konrad Kleinfeld,
Fixed Income Specialist ETF & Index Investments, BlackRock

What is special about bond ETFs: fixed-income ETFs see strong net inflow in spite of rising interest rates

Rising interest rates have a negative effect on the price development of bonds. Nevertheless, bond ETFs saw historic highs in net inflows within the first half of 2017, proving that attractive investment options with positive returns do exist in spite of the current environment. Our ETF experts identify particularly worthwhile investments in the various bond classes and explain which aspects investors should focus on.

3.00 p.m. Coffee break

3.30 p.m.

Panel 3

Jan Krämer,
Head of Portfolio Management Investment Products, Commerzbank AG


Axel Riedel,

Intermediary Business Germany & Austria, State Street Global Advisors


Andreas Zingg,

Head of ETF Distribution Management, Vanguard Asset Management Ltd

Which ETF strategies are sensible?
From tactical application to long-term asset development

Institutional investors incorporate ETFs across all investment classes in their mid- to long-term asset management strategies and to meet market changes. The diversity of existing ETFs allows them to create portfolios tailored to any risk-return profile. Experts present various options for the application of ETFs and explain which of them are attractive in the given market environment.

4.15 p.m.

Panel 4

Claus Hecher,
Head of Business Development ETF & Index Solutions, BNP Paribas Asset Management

Lars Thomsen,
Futurist and founder of future matters AG


Nicolas Werbach,
Product Strategist, iShares EMEA, BlackRock

Are megatrends the new trend?
The quest for profitable thematic investments

Our world is ever changing – what appears promising today might already be dated by tomorrow, making it more important to identify the most promising megatrends early. Futurology institutes cite a number of them, such as demographic change, increasing digitisation or a yearning for greater social commitment. These trends shape consumer behaviour and thus also our investments. Learn more about the most significant trends and how you can already participate in their development today.

5.00 p.m. Coffee break

5.30 p.m.

Panel 5

Markus Lange,

Partner, Head of Legal Financial Services, KPMG Law

Dirk Stiefel,

Partner, Asset & Wealth Management Tax, PricewaterhouseCoopers

The consequences of MiFID II and the investment tax reform on the funds sector

The new markets in financial instruments directive MiFID II and the reform on the taxation of investment funds in Germany will have profound impact on the investment advisory and commission business as well as on product control. Experts will present legal aspects of the regulation and its impact on individual business models.

6.15 p.m.

Panel 6

Oliver Naegele,
Founder & CEO, Blockchain HELIX AG


Lars Reiner,

CEO & Founder,

The digital age: future prospects of fintech companies

Fintech start-ups are the new generation of financial service providers. Their objective is to improve customer service, automate processes and digitise asset management. But how good are these offers? And how do they cope with the established players of the sector? Let us introduce you to our panel of interesting candidates.

6.45 p.m. Get together

Contact Person

Ilka Klein

Phone: +49-(0) 69-2 11-1 30 51

Email: xetra@deutsche-boerse.com

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