Active managers have struggled to beat their benchmark for years, which has in part catalyzed the move towards index investing. But as money flows into index funds, opportunities in active strategies are again beginning to grow. Here in this webinar, Canalyst’s Head of Equities, James Rife sits down with Greenwich Associates’ Kevin McPartland and Daniel Lloyd of Forge First Asset Management to discuss research trends and opportunities for active managers.
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About the Presenters
Kevin McPartland is the head of market structure and technology research at Greenwich Associates. He has nearly 20 years of capital markets industry experience with deep expertise in market structure, regulation and technology impacting the fixed-income, FX and equity markets.
Prior to joining the Firm, Kevin was with BlackRock, where he was a Director in the Electronic Trading and Market Structure group. Prior to Blackrock, he was a Principal at TABB Group, where he founded and led the firm's fixed-income research practice. Kevin also spent time at J.P.Morgan, UBS and Deutsche Bank in varying capacities.
Kevin has presented at a wide range of industry conferences, is quoted regularly in the financial media and has provided live and taped commentary on various TV and radio outlets. In addition, he provided testimony discussing the Dodd-Frank Act in 2011 to the U.S. Senate’s Banking Committee and three times to the U.S. Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), mostly recently in 2015.
Kevin earned a BS in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and is currently a member of the advisory board for the M.S. in Quantitative Finance and Risk Analytics program.