Backed by Bloomberg’s unmatched resources in financial data and analysis, Bloomberg Invest will reveal the investment strategies that will help institutions find new growth in the current low-yield environment, navigate the risks and understand the opportunities and challenges they face.
An economy set to record its 27th consecutive year of expansion. Superannuation assets worth over $2 trillion. A strong and stable banking sector. Australian institutional investment looks in rude health. Yet storm clouds are gathering as a Royal Commission investigates alleged industry-wide misconduct.
Join some of the most influential figures in institutional investing for new insight into Australia’s dynamic market for 2018 and beyond.
May 16 - Wednesday
Registration Opens & Morning Refreshments
Managing Editor for Australia & New Zealand, Bloomberg
Increasing Returns During Stormy Global Markets
Investors face significant risks in the next 12 months, from the threat of a global trade war, an ever-more assertive China and ongoing uncertainty about the prospects of peace on the Korean peninsula, to rising interest rates, faster inflation, lofty valuations and tight liquidity. The opening panel will examine how investors can generate returns in this precarious environment.
Chief Executive Officer, J.P. Morgan Asset Management Australia
Chief Economist, Bloomberg
Director, Bloomberg Europe
The New Normal: Where is the Yield?
With global investors looking for better returns in a low-yield world often finding themselves chasing the same deals, we identify the investment strategies, asset classes and new technologies that can help boost performance.
Principal, Head of Fixed Income Group, Asia-Pacific, Vanguard
Co-Head, GAM Systematic
Managing Director & Co-Head of Asia Pacific Portfolio Management, PIMCO
Asia FX & Government Bonds Reporter, Bloomberg
Powering Ahead in Australia
The world’s priciest power hasn’t deterred Sanjeev Gupta’s GFG Alliance from a rapid expansion in Australia. We’ll ask the industrialist how renewable energy can transform sectors such as steelmaking and what opportunities he sees in Australia beyond heavy industry.
Executive Chairman, Liberty House Group
Asia Metals and Mining Reporter, Bloomberg
Invest Spotlight: AustralianSuper
The chief investment officer of Australia’s largest superannuation fund discusses his investment strategy, favored asset classes and how it is playing an increasingly active role in M&A and capital raisings. With corporate Australia under increasing scrutiny, how does AustralianSuper manage its investment risk?
Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Investments Officer, AustralianSuper
Anchor, ‘Daybreak Australia’ and ‘Daybreak Asia’, Bloomberg Television
Invest Spotlight: IFM Investors
Brett Himbury invests in infrastructure such as ports, toll roads and airports in more than a dozen countries, and has championed the role Australian pension funds can play in U.S. President Donald Trump’s US$1.5 trillion public works program. He’ll give insight into how pension funds can work with government to benefit communities around the world, while improving returns for their investors.
Chief Executive, IFM Investors
Melbourne Bureau Chief, Bloomberg
Bloomberg Intelligence Insight
Senior Analyst, Asia Financials, Bloomberg Intelligence
Super Growth, Super Competitive, Super Activist
We quiz superannuation senior managers on their investment outlook, the move to take more asset management in-house, how they are reacting to the increase in self-managed superannuation funds, and whether the nation’s largest pension funds should play a stronger role in pushing for corporate change in the absence of major activist investors in Australia.
General Manager, Investments, REST Industry Super
Chief Investment Officer, First State Super
Chief Investment Officer, UniSuper
Asia Finance Reporter, Bloomberg
$45 Trillion Reasons to Invest in Infrastructure
With Macquarie Group estimating US$45 trillion of infrastructure investment is required globally by 2030, our panel of experts discuss where the best opportunities are and how long-term infrastructure investing fits within their asset-allocation strategies.
Vice President, Head of Infrastructure Transactions APAC, CPDQ
Co-Head of Asia Pacific, Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA), Macquarie Group
Head of Global Infrastructure, QIC
Asia Digital Editor, Bloomberg
Goodnight Coal; Hello Alternative Energy
As a political battle rages over the role of coal-fired plants in Australia’s future power needs, energy companies are forging their own path, investing in renewables at a record rate. Catherine Tanna explains what the switch from coal to clean energy means for investors.
Managing Director, EnergyAustralia
Asia Metals and Mining Reporter, Bloomberg
Invest Spotlight: Star Entertainment
The Star and Hong Kong-based partners are investing A$5 billion-plus on its resorts in Sydney and Queensland. We ask CEO Matt Bekier about the development pipeline and how it will help position The Star when competition from gaming rival Crown Resorts arrives in Sydney.
Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Star Entertainment
Companies Reporter, Bloomberg
Kick-off: Buy-Side Forum
Head of Australia, Bloomberg
The Bloomberg Perspective: New Buy-Side Journeys
Today’s buy-side leaders know they need a clear, compelling vision to stay competitive. A well-defined Target Operating Model (TOM) is increasingly essential for sustaining competitive operations and differentiating a firm’s ability to thrive. Join us as we share four journeys buy-side firms can take to meet their operational goals.
Head of Buyside Order Management APAC, Bloomberg
Spotlight on Regulation – Life After MiFID II
Regulation is 2018’s word of the year for buy-side firms, with a raft of new compliance hoops to jump through. With a focus on the implications of MiFID II for investment in Asia, how data can help with regulation and meeting its requirements as well as executive accountability.
Bloomberg Economics Global Outlook: The Problem with Growth
A new Fed chair facing tax-cut amped growth, China deleveraging without self-detonating, the Euro-boom and the Brexit bust, Bank of Japan’s curve control contortions, and India’s struggle to return to growth add up to a volatile mixture for global markets heading into the second quarter of 2018. Join Bloomberg Economics global economics team for a look at what to expect.
MiFID II has caused buy-side players to rethink their research spending and internal processes. Join us to understand how you can leverage Bloomberg’s tools to optimize the creation of internal research, improve collaboration and increase overall transparency within your firm.
Market Specialist - Research Management, Bloomberg
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Head of Desktop Build Group (HK, China and Australia), Bloomberg
Asia Pacific Head of Core Product Sales, Bloomberg