Wednesday, 6 March 2019

Subject to change

Pre-Forum Roundtable Series: Australia

8.00 - 9.45

AIMA and the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) will hold a discussion on how offshore fund managers can utilize ASX close-ended fund structures to tap into the demand for alternative investment strategies, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of using ASX products for alternative investment managers.

Panel discussion: Raising Permanent Capital from Australian Retail Investors for Asian based Managers

Moderator: Andrew Campion, Head of Listed Products, ASX

•    Michael Gallagher, AIMA 
•    Glen Dogan, Perpetual Trustees
•    Ian Irvine, Listed Investment Companies and Trusts Association
•    Rory Cunningham, ASX
•    Nikki Bentley, Norton Rose Fulbright Australia

Pre-Forum Roundtable Series: Japan

10.00 - 11.45

AIMA will hold a roundtable with the Japan Financial Services Agency (FSA) addressing various topics, including updates on policies for the asset management industry, the registration process and challenges for emerging managers, compliance issues, and expected trends.

FSA Representatives:
•    Mr. Yasumasa Tahara, Director, Strategy Development Division, Financial Services Agency
•    Mr. Masaki Hasegawa, Official, Strategy Development Division, Financial Services Agency

Allen & Overy Office - 9/F, Three Exchange Square, Central, Hong Kong

This session, hosted by the Alternative Credit Council (ACC), the private credit affiliate of AIMA, will focus on the private credit market in the Asia-Pacific region.  The seminar includes an exclusive preview of the findings from the latest ACC survey on private credit in the region, providing attendees with exclusive insight into this rapidly developing part of the alternatives market.

The seminar will also include panel discussions on the current market outlook for private credit in Asia-Pacific and the operational challenges faced by private credit managers. Attendees will be provided with insight from leading private credit managers on the unique challenges that arise when investing in the region and managing a successful private credit fund.

16.15 - 16.30   

Introduction and Key Findings from the APAC Survey

Jiri Krol, Deputy CEO and Global Head of Government Affairs, ACC

16.30 - 17.15  

Panel discussion: Market Outlook for Private Credit in APAC


  • Barry Lau, Co-Founder, Managing Partner & Chief Investment Officer, Adamas Asset Management

  • Benjamin Fanger, Managing Partner, ShoreVest Capital Partners

  • Fiona Cumming, Partner, Allen & Overy

  • Rana Manjot, Senior Principal, APAC Credit, CPPIB

  • Warren Allderige, Managing Director, Pacific Harbor Holdings


  • Jiri Krol, Deputy CEO and Global Head of Government Affairs, ACC

17.15 - 18.00   

Panel discussion: Operations, Compliance and Responsible Lending


  • Jiri Krol, Deputy CEO and Global Head of Government Affairs, ACC

  • Katherine Abrat, COO, Arkkan Capital

  • Michael Monteforte, Partner, Financial Risk Management, KPMG

  • Mark Glossoti, COO, TransAsia Private Capital


  • Peter Myners, Partner, Allen & Overy

18.00 - 20.00   

Networking Drinks

Alternative Credit Council APAC Seminar

16.00 - 20.00