PRE-FORUM EDUCATION SEMINARS

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

Panellists: 
•    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

Panellists:

  • 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

Moderator:

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

17.15 - 18.00   

Panel discussion: Operations, Compliance and Responsible Lending

Panellists:

  • 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

Moderator:

  • Peter Myners, Partner, Allen & Overy

18.00 - 20.00   

Networking Drinks

Alternative Credit Council APAC Seminar

16.00 - 20.00

ABOUT AIMA

 

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) is the global representative of the alternative investment industry, with more than 1,900 corporate members in over 60 countries. AIMA’s fund manager members collectively manage more than $2 trillion in assets.

AIMA draws upon the expertise and diversity of its membership to provide leadership in industry initiatives such as advocacy, policy and regulatory engagement, educational programmes and sound practice guides. AIMA works to raise media and public awareness of the value of the industry.

AIMA set up the Alternative Credit Council (ACC) to help firms focused in the private credit and direct lending space. The ACC currently represents over 100 members that manage $350 billion of private credit assets globally.  

AIMA is committed to developing skills and education standards and is a co-founder of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation (CAIA) – the first and only specialised educational standard for alternative investment specialists. AIMA is governed by its Council (Board of Directors).

To learn more about AIMA please visit our website here.