Why Every Investor Needs a Broad Market Exposure Portfolio

Find out how a broad market exposure portfolio can work for you, and ask us anything about our new, BlackRock®-powered portfolios!

We recently partnered with BlackRock, one of the world’s largest asset managers, to offer investors a suite of globally diversified multi-asset model portfolios that are built from BlackRock’s analytics and ETFs - all in the StashAway app.

Join Michele Ferrario, StashAway CEO and co-founder, Christian Obrist, Director, Head of iShares Distribution Asia at BlackRock, and Robert Ronneberger, Lead Strategist for Model Portfolios and Retirement Solutions Asia at BlackRock.

Find out:

  • Why a broad market exposure portfolio has a place in everyone’s investment plan, no matter where they are in their investment journey
  • The investment methodology behind our new BlackRock®-powered portfolios, how they’re reoptimised, and how to get started
  • Answers to commonly asked questions, such as: What’s the difference between StashAway’s ERAA® portfolios and BlackRock®-powered portfolios?

About Christian Obrist, Head of iShares Distribution Asia at BlackRock

Christian is responsible for the management and development of the iShares distribution team for Asia and is a member of the iShares APAC executive committee. In this capacity, Christian oversees distribution strategy and execution of both on- and offshore iShares ETFs to the firm’s Asia client base. Prior to this, Christian led the iShares ETF business for Australia and New Zealand from 2018 to 2021.

Christian started his career in investment banking at both JPMorgan and UBS in London and Zurich focusing on fixed income derivatives and structured credit products.

About Robert Ronneberger, CFA, Lead Strategist for Model Portfolios and Retirement Solutions Asia at BlackRock

Robert is responsible for developing, assembling and managing solutions involving multiple strategies and asset classes. Prior to this, he was a member of the firm's Corporate Strategy group and defined corporate-level strategic priorities while partnering with senior business leaders in strategy formulation and execution - focusing in particular on BlackRock's investment functions. In 2017 and 2018, the Financial Times ranked him #3 and #6 globally on the Outstanding Future Leaders list.

Robert is a CFA Charterholder, holds a BSc (First Class Honours) in Business and Management from Bradford University School of Management, and a Postgraduate Certificate in Mandarin Chinese from the University of Hong Kong. He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese (simplified & traditional), German and English.

About Michele Ferrario, CEO and co-founder, StashAway

Michele spent half of his career in and around financial services, as a consultant to large financial institutions at McKinsey & Co., and then as a Private Equity investor. He then spent the second part of his career building consumer internet companies, most recently as Group CEO of ZALORA, where he was responsible for growing it by 15 times, and becoming the undisputed leader in the market.

Michele holds an MBA from Columbia Business School, and in 2016, he was invited by Singapore’s Minister of Finance to be a member of Singapore's Committee for the Future of the Economy.

About BlackRock 

BlackRock is one of the world’s largest asset managers. Its purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, it helps millions of people build savings that serve them throughout their lives by making investing easier and more affordable.

About StashAway

We’re Asia’s leading digital wealth manager, and in November 2020, we launched in the MENA region. We recently raised $25 million USD in Series D funding led by Sequoia Capital India, and our clients trust us with more than $1 billion USD under management.

We’re here to build your wealth.


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