Agenda

08:15       Registration     

09:00       Welcome speech by Alexander Justham, CEO of London Stock Exchange plc

09:10       Asia Economic Outlook: Opportunities and Challenges

                Dr Gerard Lyons, Chief Economic Advisor to the Mayor of London

09:30       Investing in Asia & Creating New Benchmarks

  • Offshore RMB indices
  • Emerging Markets indices
  • Inclusion of China A shares into global indices

Panelists: 

  • Dr Au King Lun, CEO Bank of China Hong Kong Asset Management
  • Dr Joaquim de Lima, Global Head of Equity Quantitative Research HSBC

Moderator: Donald Keith, FTSE Deputy Chief Executive

10:20        Coffee Break

10:40        Asian Corporates Going Global

  • Key challenges raising capital on the domestic market
  • Accessing international equity investors through dual listings

Panelists:

  • Julian Bosdet, Partner, Abchurch Communications
  • Bruce Yichun Hsueh, Special Advisor to Chairman and IR, Wisdom Marine Lines Co. Ltd
  • Micheal Lin, President, Taiwan Stock Exchange
  • Alfred Cheng, CFO, China Ruifeng Renewable Energy
  • Katherine Mulhern, Partner, Proskauer

Moderator: Jon Edwards, Deputy Head of Primary Markets, London Stock Exchange Group

11:30        Trading Asia in London

  • A discussion on London as a complimentary liquidity pool of Asian securities and risk management outside home market trading hours

Panelists:

  • Hamish Crumley, Head of Global Emerging Markets Sales Trading, Europe, Barclays
  • Paolo Giulianini, MD, Head of ETF trading & market making, UniCredit
  • Stanislas Beneteau, MD, Global Head of GES/DR Sales, Deutsche Bank
  • Mark Hanney, Chief Executive Officer, Valbury Capital

Moderator: Nicolas Bertrand, Head of Equities & Derivatives Market, London Stock Exchange Group

12:15        Lunch

13:00        Fireside Chat: What is now and next for Asian ETFs?

  • Current flows and outflows of Asian ETFs
  • Accessing Asia through ETFs
  • European regulatory environment for Asain ETFs

Speakers:

  • Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner and Co-founder, ETFGI LLP

13:30        Southeast Asia & Mongolia Panel

  • Investing in Southeast Asia and Mongolia
  • Company presentations

Introductory comments from: Ms Nurhaida, Head of Executive for Capital Market Supervision, Indonesian Financial Services Authority

Panelists:

  • Andrew Rickards, CEO, Yoma Strategic Holding
  • Abdul Halim bin Ashari, CEO, BW Plantation TBK
  • Wes Davis, Member of the Board of Directors, Asia Pacific Investment Partners (APIP)
  • Neil Passmore, CEO, Strand Partners

Moderator: Clifford Tompsett, Partner, Head of IPO Centre, PWC

14:15        China's Economy and the Chinese Consumer Sector

                  View from the top: China's macro economy and its development

                  Neil MacKinnon, Global Macro Strategist at VTB Capital

Panel discussion on:

  • Chinese consumer growth trends
  • International M&A in the Chinese consumer sector
  • Chinese consumer companies and London listings

Panelists:

  • John McLean, Chairman of China Food Company; Board Member at CBBC
  • Cao Xiao Feng, CFO, Bright Food Group
  • Giles Turrell, CEO, Weetabix

Moderator: Suwei Jiang, Lead Partner China Business Group, PWC

15:15       Conference Close

16:00       High Tea at the Ritz  By invitation only