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IBC measures up with performance event

IBC Conferences is holding its second annual Performance Measurement, Risk & Attribution conference and exhibition in London next month.

The event is being held February 23 to 26, at The Brewery. It includes a two-day conference of presentations, panels and interactive breakout sessions, along with a workshop introducing methodologies and risk-adjusted statistics as well as a free exhibition. The workshop takes place on February 23 and 24 and the conference and exhibition on February 25 and 26.

Headline speakers include UBS Global Asset Management head of performance Paul Weller and Standard Life Investments head of performance and risk measurement Colin Morrison.

Those wishing to attend should contact 01932 893 854 or


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