The Finance Hive

Closed-door, open minds.

As a home for the senior buy side community, our members represent the biggest AUM firms globally.

Over 5000 members benchmark with one another as they navigate emerging technology and market volatility. They ask questions of the collective as they make strategic decisions and implement solutions. They gain insights through our dedicated Pulse reports and member-based research papers, and they access trusted solution providers through our directory, which is based on recommendations and regular reviews from members to help them de-risk their investment decisions.

The network is specifically designed for global heads of trading, heads of equities/FX/fixed income trading, C-level executives and managing directors from long-only asset management companies, corporate treasuries, currency managers and hedge funds. It also includes senior representatives from banks, market-makers, prime brokers, exchanges, platforms and technology providers.

The openness of peers/competitors to share information at these Hive events is unrivalled”
CEO, Sequoia

"As a result of the meeting I actually changed my mind on a few thingswhich doesn't happen oftenGlobal Head of Trading, Aviva Investors

Hive Spotlight: Director Capital Markets Americas, Deutsche Bank Private Bank

Why do you think it’s important for the buy-side to meet and talk openly?

Those who work on the FX side tend to sit on an island. There are very few desks out there where you’re sitting with other FX traders. Rather, you’re on their fixed income or equity desk. In other words, there is not much opportunity to talk to someone else about what difficulties you have run into, how things should be improved, or the frustrations you’ve been having.

How does The Finance Hive facilitate this?

As there’s a no press policy, people are encouraged to open up. The fact there is no sell side present shows due diligence. It’s a trusted network now which is proven by the organisations that attend. For example, certain firms are very secretive about how they make decisions, and even they show up. Additionally, many “real money shops” attend. I think The Finance Hive has already established itself as an honest broker, if you will, which lends to the success of the meetings.

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