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Gold Sponsors

Amundi Asset Management
Power Hour Sponsor

Amundi is Europe’s largest asset manager by assets under management and ranks in the top 101 globally. It manages more than 1.470 trillion2 euros of assets across six main investment hubs3. Amundi offers its clients in Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and the Americas a wealth of market expertise and a full range of capabilities across the active, passive and real assets investment universes. Clients also have access to a complete set of services and tools. Headquartered in Paris, and listed since November 2015, Amundi is the 1st asset manager in Europe by market capitalization4. Amundi. Confidence must be earned. 
Visit amundi.com for more information or to find an Amundi office near you.

Lunch & Refreshments Sponsor


Barclays is a transatlantic consumer and wholesale bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US.

Barclays Corporate Bank was the first to introduce industry specialists and we’ve had a dedicated Higher Education sector team for over 15 years. In that time, we’ve built and maintained a strong market presence and hold banking relationships with the majority of Higher Education institutions across the UK.

We’re delighted to once again sponsor the Something Conference and be a part of the future for the Higher Education sector.



Insight Investment
Networking Dinner Sponsor


Insight is one of the UK’s leading sterling cash managers with over £31.2bn of assets under management in money market funds and enhanced cash strategies [1]. Risk management is at the core of what we do and as a group we focus predominantly on de-risking and core fixed income strategies. Cash management is changing with regulation having a noticeable impact. Although it is causing a number of headwinds such as falling yields, it is also creating opportunity and opening up new approaches that historically have not been available. Insight is at the forefront of this innovation and is working with a number of university finance directors and their treasury teams to help them successfully navigate the ever-evolving cash management landscape.

[1] Insight ranked fourth in £ MMF assets for Insight Liquidity Fund. Assets under management (AUM) data shown as at 30 September 2018 and represented by the value of cash securities and other economic exposure managed for clients.



Legal & General Investment Management
Website & Registration Sponsor


Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) is one of Europe’s largest asset managers and a major global investor, with total assets under management of £985 billion.* LGIM works in partnership with finance directors to provide bespoke investment solutions ranging from cash management to both active and passive equity and fixed income strategies. We put clients at the heart of our business and strive to achieve the best possible outcomes for them whilst ensuring that risks are appropriately managed. LGIM plays an active role in the companies we invest in, from exercising shareholder voting rights to directly engaging with companies at a board level. By playing a part in shaping the businesses we invest in, we aim to unlock value for investors and shape the future and sustainability of financial markets. * as at 30 June 2018. These figures include assets managed by LGIMA, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor.


WPM Education
Delegate Bag Sponsor 


WPM Education’s unique service offering has been developed specifically for the higher and further education sectors, enabling institutions to deliver great online payment experiences and make confident decisions about how they accept payments now and in the future.

For nearly 20 years we have been working in partnership with the sector to analyse and benchmark how they are currently accepting payments, and collect and process payments through our Payment Platform. 

Committed to supporting the sector, we develop research and thought-leadership that underpins our holistic service offering and drives positive change across the sector. 



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