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Riding the Waves of Market Shakeups: Finding Opportunities in Asia and Beyond

2023 Asia Summit

Riding the Waves of Market Shakeups: Finding Opportunities in Asia and Beyond

Thursday, September 14, 2023
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM SGT
Four Seasons Hotel Singapore - Ballroom

Despite high-interest rates and stricter lending standards, opportunities abound for savvy investors looking outside of traditional investments and markets. With geopolitical winds shaping the financial markets, there are opportunities for fund managers to capitalize on market volatility. Meanwhile, private equity firms are expanding their portfolios, targeting companies that are benefiting from government subsidies. As banks become more cautious, tightening up lending standards, private credit has been expanding to provide direct lending opportunities to underserved businesses. All this, while technology continues to advance. How are large capital providers re-evaluating the futures of their corporations as they adopt new ways of working? And with all eyes on Asia, what are the lessons learned from global markets that can be applied to regional economies?

Moderator
Mercedes Ruehl
Singapore Correspondent, The Financial Times
Speaker
Abdulla Al-Kuwari
Head of Asia Pacific, Qatar Investment Authority Advisory
David Breach
President and Chief Operating Officer, Vista Equity Partners
Jessica Jones
Managing Director, Head of Asia, PGIM Investments
Greg Kennedy
Executive Vice President and Portfolio Manager, PIMCO
Frank Su
Head of Private Equity, Asia, CPP Investments