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2017 on film: the most-watched videos this year

We run down the 10 most popular videos of 2017.

10) QUAERO Capital PM on his latest value picks 

In June, Marc Saint John Webb, portfolio manager at QUAERO Capital, spoke to us about how he has survived value's long-term underperformance.

He explained how his fund's contrarian nature takes him to countries that are not doing well, including Italy in January 2012 after the country was revealed as the worst performing market for 2011.

He also discussed what all his top value stories have in common and what the tell-tale signs are for identifying them early.

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10) QUAERO Capital PM on his latest value picks 

In June, Marc Saint John Webb, portfolio manager at QUAERO Capital, spoke to us about how he has survived value's long-term underperformance.

He explained how his fund's contrarian nature takes him to countries that are not doing well, including Italy in January 2012 after the country was revealed as the worst performing market for 2011.

He also discussed what all his top value stories have in common and what the tell-tale signs are for identifying them early.

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9) Decalia Millennials fund manager reveals key trends to watch 

In this video, Clément Maclou, portfolio manager at Decalia Asset Management, revealed the main themes and sectors driving his Decalia Millennials fund.

The fund, which launched in 2015, targets companies that are set to benefit from the changes in consumer habits brought about by the millennial generation. Maclou explained where he was looking next for the best opportunities in his global investment universe.

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8) Fisch AM's Haycock: Why we're watching exchangeable convertibles 

Demand for exchangeable convertible bonds is set to increase, as they are a good way for institutions to monetise their shares.

That is according to Martin Haycock, senior partner at Fisch Asset Management, who explained to us in September where he sees longer-term implied volatilities of convertible bonds heading.

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7) Candriam on the ESG hurdles still to face 

In this video, Isabelle Cabie, global head of responsible development at Candriam, discussed the biggest challenges investors face when looking to integrate ESG criteria.

Speaking at the Geneva Forum for Sustainable Investing, she explained how to spread your carbon footprint across sectors and optimise the positive effects of impact investing.

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6) Lombard Odier IM equities chief on why he's backing EM's 'sick man' 

In this video, Didier Rabattu, head of equities at Lombard Odier Investment Managers, explained why he thinks we are still at the early stages of the rise in Europe.

It is still the right time to pile into European equities, he said, but named the potential shakers that could upset the rosy scenario.

He also revealed why he believes China – formerly the 'sick man of emerging markets' – is now the best play in EM equities.

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5) Vontobel clean energy expert’s top China calls

Our fifth most popular video this year was an interview with Pascal Dudle, manager of the Vontobel Fund New Power.

In this video, Dudle named one of his favourite bets in China and also explained why the biggest regional allocation to the US won't hurt his portfolio despite President Trump’s problematic policies.

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4) RobecoSAM CEO reveals his biggest challenge

Having become CEO of RobecoSAM only a year ago, Aris Prepoudis had plenty to talk about when we interviewed him in June.

But one challenge in particular stood out – and it has nothing to do with investment. Watch the video to discover what's been keeping him on his toes.

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3) Millennials key to ESG, says de Pury Pictet Turrettini partner

A video from July with Melchior de Muralt, managing partner at de Pury Pictet Turrettini (PPT), takes third place in the ranking of the most popular videos of 2017.

Speaking at the Geneva Forum for Sustainable Investing, de Muralt offered his tips for independent asset managers looking to move into impact investing and highlighted the importance of listening to the needs of the new generation of investors.

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2) Mirabaud CEO reveals hires and expansion plans

Pulling in the second most viewers in 2017 was a video we shot in October with Lionel Aeschlimann, managing partner at Mirabaud Group and CEO at Mirabaud Asset Management.

Aeschlimann focused on the plans for the expansion of Mirabaud, and revealed how the firm will build on its newly launched private equity unit by moving into the thematic private equity space.

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1) LOIM converts head names tech issuers to watch

Our most-watched video of the year was an interview with Nathalia Barazal, head of convertible bonds at Lombard Odier Investment Managers, who discussed how she is managing her fund range amid record low market volatility.

Keeping on trend, as many tech companies now issue convertible debt, Barazal revealed some of the sector's 'serial issuers' and also revisited the mass redemptions seen in 2016 to explain why we've seen a pickup this year.

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