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Next month&#39s Money Marketing Live will once again provide intermediaries with access to the leading experts from the investment fund management industry.

Taking place at Manchester&#39s G-Mex exhibition centre, the show brings together an unprecedented number of presentations, workshops and seminars.

In the Fund Strategy arena, Grant Jaffrey-Smith, investment marketing manager at Abbey for Intermediaries, will open the day with a session on multi-manager. Delegates will hear how they can gain access to a pool of top quality investment managers and professional control of portfolio risk.

Peter Hicks, IFA sales director at Fidelity Investments, will then explore which funds are in multi-manager portfolios and the techniques employed by multi-managers, such as cluster analysis, adjusted databases, trend analysis and use of style benchmarks.

Robert Stephens, global investment specialist at Invesco Perpetual, will look ahead to the key issues that may influence markets in late 2004 while Algy Smith-Maxwell, joint fund manager of Jupiter&#39s three highly regarded funds of funds, will discuss the selection of funds for the three portfolios and how they intend to outperform their peers in the future.

In the main conference, visitors will be able to put their questions to the investment question time panel debate.

Panellists will include Justin Urquhart-Stewart, co-founder of Seven Investment Management, David Harris, chief executive of InvaTrust, Jeremy Tigue, head of investment trusts at F&C Management and Newton Investment Management director Harry Morgan.

With many developments in the industry, Rob Fisher, head of FundsNetwork marketing says: “Money Marketing Live represents a great opportunity both for advisers and providers to meet and debate the key issues facing our industry.”

To find out more about Fund Strategy Live at Money Marketing Live and how you could win the First Active MG TF160 sports car by registering please visit www.moneymarketinglive.co.uk or phone 01425 276767.

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