Author Archives: Giordano Lombardo

About Giordano Lombardo

Giordano Lombardo is CEO and Group CIO of Pioneer Investments. Prior to his appointment as CEO in February 2015, he held the position of Deputy CEO since 2012. He has been Group CIO, responsible for global investment activities, since 2001 and has been with Pioneer's parent company, UniCredit Group, for over 20 years.

The Evolving Role of Asset Managers

(Part two of two) In my previous blog, The Era of Investment Solutions, we envisaged an evolution of the role of active managers from product to solution providers. Here, I will continue with that idea. If we look at flow data in the period … Continue reading

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The Era of Investment Solutions

  (Part one of two) Investors are increasingly of a view that the future will be tough and they will face a long period of unprecedented challenges. This evolving environment will likely have profound consequences not only for how investors make … Continue reading

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A Fork in the Road for Europe: Investing Post-Brexit

“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end” Seneca A few days after the Brexit vote, which caught most people by surprise, us included, we believe that there are two questions which really matter for investors: 1) Will policymakers … Continue reading

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Opportunities for Value Investors

Current market and economic conditions are extremely complex. Structurally low growth, high global debt, and very weak inflation expose the global economy to vulnerabilities and downside risks. Central banks, although remaining vigilant on financial stability, are progressively losing effectiveness, and … Continue reading

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Get Used to Volatility

What are the reasons that are driving the equity market correction in early 2016? The ongoing market correction is, in my view, a combination of different factors; macroeconomic and technical. As already happened last summer, financial markets have become more … Continue reading

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