In recent years, a sustained bull in market in stocks and bonds has bolstered asset managers globally, allowing them to focus on the challenges of shifting investor preferences, elusive organic AUM growth, fee pressure, rising operating costs, digitization and increasing regulation . While these risks remain, a potential end to bull markets will introduce a whole new set of challenges that will change the way managers approach the industry.
On March 20th, 2019, Moody's will host the 10th Annual Asset Management Conference at the premier venue, The New York Stock Exchange.
The conference will bring together industry experts, senior executives from the asset management industry and Moody’s analysts for engaging thought leadership and unparalleled peer networking. After a decade of record AUM and earnings growth fueled by strong markets, the event will look ahead to the key industry risks that investors will need to focus on in the late stages of an extended business cycle.
Mario J. Gabelli is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GAMCO Investors, Inc. and LICT Corp. He is Executive Chairman of Associated Capital Group, Inc.Read Full Bio
John Tuttle is Chief Operating Officer & Global Head of Listings for NYSE Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE). As member of the senior leadership team, Tuttle leads NYSE’s Global Listings, Capital Markets, and Exchange Traded Products businesses and is responsible for managing the Exchange’s relationships with more than 2,300 NYSE-listed companies and with the Investment Banking, Private Equity, Venture Capital, and Legal communities.Read Full Bio
Tad Rivelle is Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income, overseeing nearly $165 billion in fixed income assets, including over $90 billion of fixed income mutual fund assets under the TCW Funds and MetWest Funds brands.Read Full Bio
Vijay Advani is Chief Executive Officer of Nuveen, the investment management arm of TIAA.Read Full Bio
Mark M. Zandi is chief economist of Moody’s Analytics, where he directs economic research. Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody’s Corp., is a leading provider of economic research, data and analytical tools. Dr. Zandi is a cofounder of the company Economy.com, which Moody’s purchased in 2005.Read Full Bio
Christina Padgett is a Senior Vice President in Moody’s Corporate Finance Group and leads the Leveraged Finance practice. She spends most of her time chairing high yield rating committees and producing credit research with a focus on the leveraged finance market and private equity.Read Full Bio
Marc is responsible for a global team which assigns credit ratings to insurers, asset managers, and investment and pension funds. He was previously a Credit Policy Officer and developed stress tests for banks globally during the financial crisis.Marc regularly speaks at industry conferences on trends and developments in the financial services sector. Marc is a sponsor of the Moody’s Network of CFA Charter holders, an active contributor to Moody’s employee professional development initiatives, and a coach in the Women’s Mentoring Program. Marc is also a member of the Asset Management Committee responsible for overseeing Moody’s retirement savings plans.Read Full Bio
Dr. Sam Malone leads the research team within the Credit Risk Analytics Group at Moody’s Analytics and focuses on early warning methodologies and quantitative investment strategies. While at Moody’s he has developed various risk models, including the CreditEdge Deterioration Probability for downgrade risk measurement, the Systemic Risk Monitor and Credit Risk Cascades solutions for systemic and counterparty risk assessment, and the Moody’s AutoCycle Solution for forecasting the value of used cars under different economic scenarios.Read Full Bio
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