Adam Conn, head of dealing at Baillie Gifford, was awarded
the Lifetime Achievement award at The TRADE’s Leaders
in Trading awards this year. Hayley McDowell finds out the
story behind the man consideredto be one of the most
influential buy-siders in Europe.
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Keeping you informed with
the latest industry news
Adam Conn, Baillie Gifford
As head of dealing at Baillie Gifford, Adam Conn
was handed the Lifetime Achievement award
by The TRADE this year. We talk to one of the
most influential buy-siders in Europe.
12 And the winner is…
The trading awards event of the year saw
over 220 of the industry’s finest celebrate
the achievements of the buy- and sell-side
over the past 12 months. We bring you the
winners and highlights from the evening.
22 Bitcoin: Friend or foe?
The now infamous cryptocurrency is sparking
interest among the institutional investor
community but will its dark history, volatility
and technological issues hold it back?
Go with the flow
Broker crossing networks will be banned as
various new trading venues enter the scene
in 2018, so where the order flow will go
and who will be the winners and losers?
Battle of the blocks
As recently established block trading
venues battle for market share ahead
of MiFID II, we investigate if this is
exacerbating market fragmentation and
which venues are coming out on top.
As US regula
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