Past Event: S&P Global and Stanford GSB Chapter of Hong Kong

Afternoon, Thursday, 18 January 2018

Event Name:
1st Annual S&P & Stanford GSB Chapter of HK Financial Forum 2018
Deal-Making, Regulations, Disruptions, Valuations
What is the impact on investment decisions at home and abroad?

For Event Details, please see below.

13:30     Registration
14:00     Presentations
17:10     Reception
18:30     Event close

JW Marriott Hong Kong, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong

Cost & Registration:
To register, please go online and CLICK HERE TO RSVP. This event is free of charge thanks to the kind sponsorship from S&P Global Market Intelligence.

Guests permitted.

See below

Event Details:

Mark 18 January on your calendar for a complimentary forum jointly organized by S&P Global Market Intelligence and Stanford GSB Chapter of Hong Kong.
Panels of industry experts from the investment community, bulge bracket investment banks, government regulators and fintech start-ups will share insights on trends and outlook of Private Equity, Investment Banking and Fintech industries in China and globally. Confirmed speakers include senior representatives from: Asia-IO, AIF Capital, Boston Consulting Group, China Everbright, CRE Alliance, EY, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Morgan Stanley, UBS, WeLab and Yunfeng Financial Group.

Topics to be covered:

Private Equity Panel:
China’s capital controls, regulatory scrutiny of investments in the U.S., and politics seem to be playing an outsized role in how firms approach investment opportunities at home and abroad.
•    Latest trends and topics on outbound China PE investments
•    Continuous appetite for investments in technology companies
•    Effects and reactions to increased scrutiny of Chinese investments in the U.S.
•    Impact of the current political climate on the investment landscape
•    Elevated valuations fueled by cheap debt and scarcity of quality deals  

Investment Banking Panel:
Increased regulatory oversight, continuously low number of IPO’s, and China capital outflow controls: how does this environment impact investment banking and deal-making? What are the challenges facing the industry going forward? How will investment banks have to adapt to these challenges and provide value in deal making for clients?
•    Global investment banking trends and the roles of financial advisors in Chinese outbound deals
•    Latest trends in deal-making of Chinese strategies at home and abroad
•    How have capital controls and regulatory changes impacted investment banking operations?
•    How important is location for investment banks amid a more global environment?
•    Will 2018 see more IPO’s than 2017 or 2016?

Fintech Panel:
Advances in the use of technology in the financial world, along with innovative products like crypto-currencies and app-based integrated financial tools, are changing the way we deal with the financial market. How are established industry players adapting to this new world? What are the risks?
•    Success factors for investing in Fintech companies in China and globally
•    The impact of crypto-currencies and fintech start-ups on existing financial institutions and investment landscape
•    The common unicorn -- a sign of pure speculation or an impending bubble?
•    Success factors of wide adoption of a cashless society
•    Managing risk in a system that traditionally lacks credit tracking and scoring

View our detailed agenda and speaker lineup HERE
Space is limited, so REGISTER TODAY!