Detlef Glow is Head of EMEA Research at Lipper. He joined the firm in 2005 from FERI Wealth Management, where he was Director of Portfolio Management, managing segregated accounts for high-net-worth individuals (HNWI). Prior to FERI, he spent nine years with tecis Holding AG, most recently as Head of Fund Research for tecis Asset Management AG. In this role he was responsible for quantitative and qualitative fund research for the tecis fund of funds, the HNWI accounts, and the recommendation list of funds for the financial-advisor arm of tecis. Detlef has an MBA focusing on Financial Services from the University of Wales/Cardiff, as well as a BA in Business Administration
UCITSindex.com: Mr. Glow, you co-authored the European Fund Market Insight Report Q2 2016. What were the key findings?
Detlef Glow: The key findings of the report are, firstly, that the European fund industry is further into a consolidation mode; European fund promoters took 226 products off the market in Q2 2016. Secondly, even though multi-asset funds are at the moment out of investors’ favor, looking at the net new sales in multi-asset products for 2016 so far compared to 2015, mixed-asset products are the only product category showing a net increase in the number of funds during Q2 2016. Read More