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FundForum Asia 2012

FundForum Asia 201224th – 27th April 2012Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Konghttp://www.ftseglobalmarkets.com/

Whether you are an established member of the Asian investment management community or just setting up business in the region, FundForum Asia is an unmissable opportunity for you to showcase your expertise, learn from the industry leaders and make vital new contacts.

For the latest information, and to register, visit: http://www.informaglobalevents.com/FKN2326FGMWL

NEW PROGRAMME & NETWORKING FEATURES FOR 2012 INCLUDE

Here are some of the new features we will be pioneering next year at FundForum Asia:

  • CEO Question Time: Your opportunity to put your burning questions to a top panel of CEOs - you choose what’s on the agenda, not the moderator!
  • The Portfolio Managers Showcase: Present you newest fund before a committee of fund selectors
  • Closed Door “On The Ground” Sessions: Debate those sensitive issues affecting your business
  • A Brand New Emerging Markets Summit Day: An entire day dedicated to the most attractive investment destination at the moment
  • Back By Popular Demand – The China Summit: An in-depth learning opportunity on the most significant market for the region
  • Back By Popular Demand  - The Global Fund Distribution Summit: Meet with leading fund selectors, plus local and global asset managers, and find out the very latest distribution trends

What Makes FundForum Asia The Biggest And Most Prestigious Asset Management Conference In The Region?

  • Over 450 attendees in 2011!
  • Over 30 Leading Asian and International CEO
  • 100+ Fund Selectors To Meet And Do Business With
  • Over 50 Hours Of Potential Networking
  • More Than 70 Key Learning Sessions
  • 3 Special Focus Summit Days






    PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS FOR 2012
  • As always, our focus has been on bringing the FundForum audience the most relevant and cutting edge topics in Asian Investment & Wealth Management. Here are a few of the new topics we will be covering this year

    • Assessing The Globalisation Of The Asian Investment Management Industry
    • The Regionalisation Of Domestic Asset Management
    • Creating The Business Model For The Future
    • From Shelf-Space to Mind-Space: Creating A Winning Product Proposition For The Asian Investor
    • Addressing The Retirement Needs Of An Ageing Asian Population
    • Lifting The Lid on RMB Funds

    NOT TO BE MISSED!

    The FundForum Asia Distribution Summit
    23rd April 2012

    2011 was the best year yet for the pre-conference Distribution Summit. This is now recognised as the foremost meeting point for Asset Managers and Fund Selectors for the region – topics for this year include:

    • How To Overcome Volatility-Driven Inertia Amongst Investors?
    • What Does It Take To Get On The Strategic Partner List Of Major Asian Fund Platforms?
    • Understanding What Makes A Good Manager In The Eyes Of A Fund Selector?
    • What Are Private Banking Advisors Advising Their Clients?

    And much much more…….

    PLUS!

    China Summit – 27 April 2012

    Everything you need to know about doing business in China from the development in QDII & QFII, to investor appetite and the future for RMB Funds, with some of the mainland’s key managers & distributors

    Emerging markets Summit -23rd April 2012

    Get to grips with the crucial issues to consider when investing in Emerging and Frontier markets from the leading experts in this field.

    For the latest information, and to register, visit: http://www.informaglobalevents.com/FKN2326FGMWL

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