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Mark Battersby

Editor, International Adviser

Mark Battersby is editor of International Adviser. He is also programme director for International Adviser events in strategic expat locations around the world, and its flagship FundLinks conference in London. Mark joined Last Word Media in February 2012, having previously worked at Citywire, Interactive Investor International, and FT Business.

People Moves 21 May 18

Strabens Hall names CEO to spur adviser growth in UK and Asia

London and Hong Kong based financial planner firm Strabens Hall has named Adam Benskin as chief executive in a raft of senior management changes aimed at growing its £1bn (€1.14bn, $1.34bn) in assets under influence and profile of its holistic financial planning service.

Emerging Markets 15 May 18

Why India is the top EM pick

India has a big demographic story, which is among the reasons why it stands out for us, and why it is the largest single country overweight within our emerging markets (EM) equity allocation, says Jaisal Pastakia, investment manager, Heartwood Investment Management.

Industry 3 May 18

Advisers look for certainty as pension transfer flux continues

As the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) finalises its policy paper on defined benefit (DB) pension transfers, experts hope it will bring some certainty to an industry that has been in a constant state of flux since 2015.

Best Practice 25 Apr 18

Six insights into what non-resident Indians want

What are the main concerns that non-resident Indians who live in the UAE have about their own financial planning needs and how can advisers help?

Equities 10 Apr 18

Promising yields on offer with European equities  

Yields are looking attractive and there are some interesting capital growth opportunities in some segments of the Europe ex UK market, according to fund analysts Morningstar.

Best Practice 6 Apr 18

Founder of giant EU adviser training body ‘undimmed’ by Brexit

The founder of the European Financial Planners Association, Josep Soler-Alberti, explains to International Adviser about his mission to educate.

Best Practice 5 Apr 18

Sinister twist for expat finances

The portability of an expat’s financial affairs afforded by the digital revolution for the growing number of those living and working away from their domiciled residence comes with a sinister twist, says Nick Eatock, executive chairman of back office software provider Intelliflo.

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