International Institutional Investors Series

Date: 16 November 2016, 9.00am - 5.45pm
Venue: Securities Commission Malaysia
Accreditation: 10 SIDC CPE Points

In the complex and ever changing markets we are seeing today, investors are struggling to react to a bewildering array of economic, political and social issues. 

At the IIIS 2016, global experts from local and foreign asset managers and banks will share the platform to provoke insightful discussion on critical topics. 

Join us at this event to listen to, engage and network with our experts and Malaysia’s top institutional investors.

Who Should Attend

Institutional investors, brokers, and remisiers

  • Programme Outline

    Wednesday, 16 November 2016
    8.00 am - 9.00 am Registration and Networking Session  
    9:00 am - 9.05 am
    Welcome remarks
    Raymond Tang
    Malaysian Association of Asset Managers (MAAM)
    9.05 am - 9.15 am Opening Speech YBhg Dato' Ahmad Fairuz Zainol Abidin  (Deputy Chief Executive)
    Securities Commission
    9.15 am - 10.00 am Panel Session 1: Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)
    Speakers will run through key thoughts about ESG, covering topics such as:
    • Purpose of ESG
    • How does ESG benefit the industry and enhance a portfolio?
    • The future demand for ESG
    • Economic value versus moral values - it is possible to earn an economic return while making a positive difference to society and the environment? What are the key challenges involved?
    • ESG considerations and financial performance
    • Evidence vs. Perception - changing the mindset of ESG naysayers
    Ong Li Lee
    (Director, Securities Market)
    Bursa Malaysia Berhad

    YBhg. Dato' Wan Kamaruzaman bin Wan Ahmad
    (Chief Executive Officer)
    Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan)KWAP

    Cindy Rose
    (Head of Responsible Investing - Stewardship)
    Aberdeen Asset Management Plc

    Ir. Ahmad Hadri Haris
    (Chief Executive Officer)
    Malaysian Green Technology Corporation
    10.00 am - 11.30 am Battle of the Asset Classes, Part 1

    10.05 am - 10.30 am: Macroeconomic Outlook
    10.30 am - 11.00 am: A Case for Equities
    11.00 am - 11.30 am: An Unconstrained Approach to Fixed Income
    Michael Wan
    (Regional Economist)
    Credit Suisse

    Robert Rountree
    (Global Strategist)
    Eastspring Investments (Singapore)

    Vivek Ahuja
    (Portfolio Manager & Research Analyst)
    Templeton Asset Management Ltd
    11.30 am Coffee Break
    11.45 am - 1.15 pm Battle of the Asset Classes, Part 2

    11.45 am - 12.15 pm: Private Equity
    12.15 pm - 12.45 pm: Real Estate
    12.45 pm - 1.15 pm: Infrastructure Debt

    Voting Session
    Richard Foyston
    (Co-Founder and Chairman)
    Navis Capital Partners

    Guy Tcheau
    (Head of Private Real Estate Asia)
    Principal Global Investors

    Charles Regan
    (Managing Director of Fixed Income Group &
    Co-CIO Orion Partners Infrastructure Credit Team)
    Orion Partners
    1.15 pm - 2.15 pm Lunch
    Sponsored by CIMB Principal Asset Management & Principal Global Investors (Singapore) Ltd
    2.15 pm - 2.20 pm Voting Results for the Battle of the Asset Classes
    2.20 pm - 2.50 pm Leveraging Market Utilities for Global Competitive Advantage
    Hasan Rauf
    (Executive Director/ Head of Business Development - Asia Pacific)
    Nellie C. Dagdag
    (Managing Director - Industry Relations,
    Sales & Solution Delivery)
    Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC)
    2.50 pm - 4.05 pm ​Panel Session 2: Sharia Investment Beyond our Borders
    Speakers will discuss opportunities and challenges on promoting Sharia investments beyond Malaysia and the portability of selling Malaysian products to global investors by addressing issues such as branding, jurisdicions, and compliance.

    Gerald Ambrose
    (Chief Executive Officer)
    Aberdeen Islamic Asset Management
    Sdn Bhd

    Mahdzir bin Othman
    (Chief Executive Officer)
    i-VCAP Management Sdn Bhd

    Sharizad Binti Juma'at
    (Chief Executive Officer /Executive Director)
    RHB Islamic International
    Asset Management Berhad

    YBhg. Datin Maznah Mahbob
    (Chief Executive Officer)

    Mohamed Rafe Mohamed Haneef
    (Chief Executive Officer)
    CIMB Islamic Bank Berhad
    4.05 pm - 4.15 pm Coffee Break
    4.15 pm - 5.30 pm Sustainability of Performance vs Downside Risk
    Speaker will discuss integrating performance sustainability and risk management, addressing benefits of diversification and alternative strategies and alignment of investor objectives and risk appetite.
    Yoshihiro Namura
    (Senior Corporate Managing Director / Head
    of Overseas Clients Division)
    Nomura Asset Management Co.Ltd

    Mitigating Counterparty Risk
    Speaker will touch base on the trends after global financial crisis and regulations were put into place to mitigate counterpart risk. Speaker will also share the mechanics of OTC versus listed/ centrally cleared trade.
    Peter Fricke
    (Senior Vice President, Head of Eurex Representative Office, Singapore)
    Eurex Exchange
    Q&A Session
    5.30 pm - 5.45 pm
    Closing Remarks
    Raymond Tang
    Malaysian Association of Asset Managers (MAAM)
    5.45 pm End of Programme
  • Programme Fees

    Participant Fees*
    MAAM Member RM 623.28
    Non-MAAM Member RM 1, 058.94
    *Fees quotes are inclusive of 6% GST