Fixed Income & FX Leader Summit APAC 2019

17 - 19 September, 2019

The Westin, Singapore

65 6722 9455

Buy Side Only Platform Evaluation Day - Tuesday, September 17th 2019

11:45 am - 12:50 pm Networking Lunch and Registration

12:50 pm - 12:55 pm Welcome Address

Suhana Begum, Conference Director, Fixed Income Leaders Summit

12:55 pm - 1:00 pm Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Brad Bailey, Capital Markets Research Director at Celent

Brad Bailey

Capital Markets Research Director
Celent

The Buy Side Wish-List

1:00 pm - 1:20 pm Buy Side Perspective: Prepare your check-list - What questions should you be asking to fully recognise the pros and cons of each initiative?

-          The use of technology to enhance the investment process: Research, trading and quantitative analysis – What’s at the top of your agenda?
-          Can existing technologies used for trading in other asset classes apply to bonds? What are the transferable technologies that you need?
-          The platform paradigm- How can you establish which initiative you should be supporting and why?
-          When evaluating platforms, what are the key areas you should be testing and looking out for?
-          What different platform models can help you prosper in a new electronic environment?
-          How can you establish what platform is best suited to fit into your current workflow?
Brad Bailey, Capital Markets Research Director at Celent

Brad Bailey

Capital Markets Research Director
Celent

Jerry Jarrell, Principal, CEO at Vantage Investment

Jerry Jarrell

Principal, CEO
Vantage Investment

Pierre-Emmanuel Charlier, Head of Fixed Income Trading, Asia at Pictet Asset Management

Pierre-Emmanuel Charlier

Head of Fixed Income Trading, Asia
Pictet Asset Management

Ambarish Ray

Fixed Income Trader, Rates & FX Asia
T Rowe Price

Intro To The New Initiatives

1:20 pm - 2:00 pm Platforms In The Spotlight: A 5 minute introduction to each initiative involved today - What new trading protocols and technology is each provider promoting and how can you best leverage these capabilities to improve your access to liquidity?

Listen to a 5 minute innovation pitch from each platform to fully understand:
ü  Trading protocol or innovation promoted
ü  Unique selling points
ü  Buy side adoption rates
Ecaterina Bigos, Vice President at BlackRock iShares

Ecaterina Bigos

Vice President
BlackRock iShares

Christophe Roupie, Head of Europe and Asia at MarketAxess

Christophe Roupie

Head of Europe and Asia
MarketAxess

Viktor Östebo, Head of Institutional ETF Trading at Flow Traders

Viktor Östebo

Head of Institutional ETF Trading
Flow Traders

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Afternoon networking break

Platform Evaluation Roundtables

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm Buy side Q&A Roundtables: Evaluate 1-3 of the newest fixed income and FX eTrading offerings with your buy side peers to understand who is best placed to meet your liquidity and technology needs

Break into groups of 8 buy side and sit with each platform on roundtables to engage in an open Q&A discussion with your peers (Each roundtable lasts 25 minutes).
-          What are the key differences between the new initiatives and how can they help you overcome the liquidity drought?
-          How can the initiatives help you source new liquidity pools in constrained markets?
-          Where are the new platforms up to in their on-boarding life cycle and how successful has the process been?
-          What different eTrading protocols are available to the buy side and what benefits do they bring?

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm Refreshment Break

4:15 pm - 5:45 pm Buy side Q&A Roundtables: Evaluate 4-6 of the newest fixed income and FX eTrading offerings with your buy side peers to understand who is best placed to meet your liquidity and technology needs Break into groups of 8 buy side and sit with each platform on roundtables to engage in an open Q&A discussion with your peers (Each roundtable lasts 25 minutes).

-          What are the key differences between the new initiatives and how can they help you overcome the liquidity drought?
-          How can the initiatives help you source new liquidity pools in constrained markets?
-          Where are the new platforms up to in their on-boarding life cycle and how successful has the process been?
-          What different eTrading protocols are available to the buy side and what benefits do they bring?

5:45 pm - 6:45 pm Platform Evaluation Day Drinks Reception: Available To Platform Evaluation Day Attendees Only

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