Furio Pietribiasi: 'Entrepreneurial' mindset aligns interests of manager and client

Mediolanum CEO interview

Kathleen Gallagher
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Furio Pietribiasi of Mediolanum International Funds
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Furio Pietribiasi of Mediolanum International Funds

Mediolanum’s Furio Pietribiasi talks to Kathleen Gallagher about the benefits of boutiques

Furio Pietribiasi, CEO of Mediolanum International Funds, is a strong believer in the benefits of investing with boutiques. His firm has established a goal to have one-third of the assets in its multi-manager portfolios invested in boutiques, over double the current 15%, in the next five years.  "The mindset is more entrepreneurial," the Dublin-based CEO explained of boutiques. "They [boutiques] look at the long term…so they are not looking and thinking based on the AUM of the quarter." Because of this mentality, Pietribiasi said Mediolanum tends to find an "immediate alignment of intere...

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