EQ Investors to host impact investing event for advisers

Seminar to emphasise benefits of a dual-focus on impact & performance

FacebooktwitterlinkedinmailFacebooktwitterlinkedinmail   by Ben Faulkner, 5th September 2017

EQ Investors (EQ), the boutique wealth manager led by John Spiers, is hosting an impact investing focused seminar to be held on Wednesday 11 October in London at EQ’s offices near Monument and is free for all advisers.

To coincide with Good Money Week, the event will help raise awareness of impact investing and and its focus on addressing major social and/or environmental challenges while generating financial returns, to help advisers increase their confidence in promoting the rising asset class to their clients.

Attendees will hear from Damien Lardoux, manager of EQ’s Positive Impact Portfolios and two leading fund managers; Simon Bond of Columbia Threadneedle Investments and Hamish Chamberlayne of Janus Henderson. Each manager will discuss their investing process, providing case studies showing the benefits of an impact based approach to portfolios.

The session is designed to help make impact investing a core part of the conversation when speaking to clients about their investing preferences. EQ will tackle common challenges advisers face, offering them new ideas and practical tools they can use with clients.

Damien Lardoux, Portfolio Manager at EQ, said: “The impact investing sector continues to witness impressive growth but remains overlooked by the vast majority of financial advisers. This seminar is an opportunity to spread the word and raise awareness of both the positive impact element and the financial return of this approach.

“With the transfer of wealth from baby boomers to their children, clients of the future will demand impact and advisers need to be ready.”

Advisers can find out more, and book their place here.

About the author: Ben Faulkner

Ben joined EQ in 2015 and has over 17 years of experience across the pensions, financial technology and wealth management sectors. At EQ, he is responsible for developing, managing and implementing the marketing communications strategy. Outside of work, Ben’s two daughters keep him busy. He enjoys keeping fit, especially running and cycling along the Pilgrim’s Way.

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