300 Club roots for stewardship over salesmanship

The 300 Club is a rare group that combines long-term thinking and asset management provision. Taking on an industry that is evolving from client-driven to product-driven, the 300 Club is proposing a fundamental mindset shift from short-term salesmanship to long-term stewardship. In this paper, chief investment officer of Kempen Capital Management in the Netherlands, Lars Dijkstra, looks at the gap between what clients want and what asset managers offer in the Dutch institutional investment market.

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