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Asia Institutional

Investment Summit 2020


18 FEB 2020


Bridging the Institutional Investor Community

across the Asia-Pacific Region

What will be discussed?

Understand the challenges your institutional investor peers are facing in the region and explore best practice on how to effectively overcome them.

Influential institutional investor LP's from across Asia and carefully selected service providers and GP's from across the globe will meet to address pressing investment topics.

See the 2020 agenda

Hear from industry-leading experts

20+ market experts will share their knowledge and expertise.

Speakers include some of the world's leading investment thought leaders and economists from some of the largest Global and Asia-based institutions.

2020 speakers

Who will you

Build lasting connections and share ideas with your peers.


Network with a unique mix of regional Pension Funds, Insurance Companies, Banks, Sovereign Wealth Funds and Development Finance Institutions represented by their CEO's and investment leaders.


Who attends?


AIIS2020 Speakers

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Claudia Van Der Salm
Chief Investment Officer
Transamerica Life Bermuda
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Dr. Srikanya Yathip
Deputy Secretary General
Government Pension Fund Thailand
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Wang Feng
Editor in Chief
Financial Times
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Alicia Garcia Herrero
Chief Economist, Asia Pacific
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Bruce Crane
Managing Director, Singapore
OMERS Infrastructure
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Roman Novozhilov
Chief, Head of ESG
New Development Bank
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Adeline Tan
Wealth Business Leader,
Hong Kong
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Dennis Chan
Head of Infrastructure
China Ping An Insurance
Overseas Holdings
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Agnes K Y Tai
Great Glory Investment Corporation

The Summit in Numbers

70+ LP's

Consisting of Pension Funds, Insurance Companies and Banks

30 GP's

Representing Oppportunities across various Asset Classes


Including Thought Leaders in Institutional Investment


Summit Agenda

Tuesday 18th February

08:00: Registration and Networking

09:00: Chairman Welcome Remarks

09:10: Panel Discussion: Global Economic Outlook


   - A look at the current state of the global economy and what we can expect in 2020 & beyond.
   - How are geopolitics effecting the economy and what does this mean for institutional investors?
   - What can institutional investors do now to prepare for an inevitable market downturn?


09:50: Panel Discussion: Private Markets Investments


   - Is there enough return to pick up the public market shortfall?

   - Exploring what potential near-term risks are on the horizon.

   - Ensuring the long-term investment strategy is worth the illiquidity.


10:30: Keynote Presentation: The Rise in Fixed Income ETF's


Exchange traded funds are transforming the way investors access the bond markets, but in today’s challenging environment portfolio managers are being much more selective. This keynote presentation will explore how institutional investors can effectively navigate fixed income ETF’s and how best to utilize them within a broader portfolio.

10:50: Networking Coffee Break


11:20: Panel Discussion: Asset Allocation: Adapting the Strategy


   - How will market conditions influence asset allocation in the next 5 years?
   - Adapting asset allocation decisions to suit key economic and market themes?
   - Identifying how current risk might affect your portfolio and how to manage it effectively.


12:00: Roundtable Discussions


With peer learning and interaction in mind, these 60- minute breakout sessions are designed to promote        the sharing of experiences and brainstorming of ideas in facilitated and balanced discussions.

13:00: Networking Lunch

14:30: Panel Discussion: ESG, SRI & Impact Investing


   - Where do ESG allocations fit into an overall asset allocation strategy?
   - How important is the role of external managers in ESG investing?
   - What are the best methods to measure ESG, SRI & impact investments?

15:10: Keynote Presentation: What Opportunities Lie Ahead in Real Estate?


In this keynote presentation hosted by a leading Global Real Estate Investment Manager, we
will explore how institutional investors can tap into the right real estate investment
opportunities across commercial, retail, hospitality and industrial assets.

15:30: Networking Coffee Break

15:50: Panel Discussion: Infrastructure Investing


   - How to drive returns in an overcrowded and difficult to navigate market?
   - How can private investment be leveraged to create quality infrastructure?
   - What risks is the asset class facing and how can institutional investors mitigate them?

16:30: Panel Discussion: Frontier & Emerging Markets

   - Emerging market equities: Is the balance of risk in favour of emerging markets?
   - Which frontier and emerging markets will see the most sustainable long-term growth and why?
   - What uncertainties and cautions should be considered for the next 12 months?

17:10: Chairman Closing Remarks

The Summit Chairman will recap the days sessions and run through the key takeaways from the discussions.

17:30: Networking Cocktail Reception

We close the Summit with a networking cocktail reception at the Four Seasons Hotel.



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