Events and News
How and Why? Understanding the value of investing in small and emerging managers
Friday, November 7, 2014 | Austin, TX
John Seyler participated on a panel of speakers on how when it comes to trading, size matters. John presented a case study on the impact of trading costs on future performance, when AUM are increased.
The Benefits of Meaningful TCA
Thursday, February 6, 2014 | New Orleans, LA
LATEC Dinner | LATEC
Vinod Pakianathan, Senior Vice President, accompanied by Mr. John Seyler, Sr. Vice President of Zeno Consulting Group spoke about the true impact trading costs have on Fund returns. Many practitioners take the view that transactions costs are not directly related to portfolio performance and are therefore inconsequential. The reality; when appropriately measured, trading costs are often the single biggest fund expense. More importantly, once identified, excessive costs can often be controlled through proper oversight, thereby directly improving fund performance.
What Asset Owners and Consultants Want to Know About Trading
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 | New York, NY
TraderForum | Institutional Investor
Steve Glass participated on a panel of speakers, speaking to an audience of buy-side traders regarding trade cost analysis (TCA). The discussion covered what asset owners were looking for, differences between the reasons why managers and asset owners used TCA, and the next big issues in TCA.
Prudent Transition Management
Monday, February 3, 2014 | Jacksonville, FL
FPPTA Trustees School CEU: Level 201: Advanced Class on Transition Management Consulting | FPPTA
Steve Glass provided an advanced look at the different business models (and inherent potential conflicts) used by Transition Managers. Additionally, Mr. Glass suggested concrete steps that asset owners could take to help identify the optimal Transition Manager for each transition, and ensure the interests of their Funds were contractually aligned with the chosen Transition Manager.
Free Webcast: Fixed Income Transition and Trade Cost Analysis
Monday, December 9, 2013 – 2PM EST
Zeno and FPPTA will host an informative webcast where Zeno Consulting Group’s President and CEO, Steven Glass, and Alexander Sedgwick, Head of Research, MarketAxess will discuss a high-level overview of the bond market’s structural dynamics that impact fixed income trading costs and best practices Transition Managers and Asset Managers should be considering in order to minimize unnecessary costs.