Fixed Income Leaders Summit APAC 2018

18 - 20 September, 2018

Sheraton Towers, Singapore

65 6722 9455

Buy Side Only Platform Evaluation Day - Tuesday, September 18th 2018

10:30 am - 11:10 am Registration & Breakfast

11:10 am - 11:20 am Welcome Address

11:20 am - 11:30 am Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Brett Elvish - CEO and Founder Financial Viewpoint
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Brett Elvish

CEO and Founder
Financial Viewpoint

The Buy Side Wish-List

11:30 am - 12:00 pm Buy Side Perspective: Prepare your check-list- What questions should you be asking to fully recognise the pros and cons of each initiative?

Pierre-Emmanuel Charlier - Head of Fixed Income Trading, Asia Pictet Asset Management Leonard Kwan, CFA - Senior Fixed Income Trader T Rowe Price Rajat Bhatia - Founder and CEO Neural Capital
Listen to our panel of experts from Pictet AM and Neural Capital, who will help you prepare your questions to ensure you fully recognise the pros and cons of each platforms that you are partnering with. 
-          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?
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Pierre-Emmanuel Charlier

Head of Fixed Income Trading, Asia
Pictet Asset Management

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Leonard Kwan, CFA

Senior Fixed Income Trader
T Rowe Price

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Rajat Bhatia

Founder and CEO
Neural Capital

Intro To The New Initiatives

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Platform Perspective: A 5 minute introduction to each initiative involved today- What is their USP and what benefits do they bring to you the buy side?

Kem Husain - Head of APAC Sales AxeTrading Jesper Bruun-Olsen - Head of Asia Pacific Algomi Sean Cunningham - Head of iShares Fixed Income and Capital Markets, Asia Pacific BlackRock Richard Schiffman - Head of Open Trading MarketAxess
Listen to a 5 minute innovation pitch from each platform to fully understand:
ü  Trading protocol or innovation promoted
ü  Unique selling point
ü  Buy side adoption rates

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Kem Husain

Head of APAC Sales
AxeTrading

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Jesper Bruun-Olsen

Head of Asia Pacific
Algomi

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Sean Cunningham

Head of iShares Fixed Income and Capital Markets, Asia Pacific
BlackRock

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Richard Schiffman

Head of Open Trading
MarketAxess

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Networking Lunch

Evaluation Roundtables

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm Buy side Q&A Roundtables : Evaluate 1-5 of the newest platform offerings with your buy side peers to understand who is best placed to meet your liquidity 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 15 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 e-Trading protocols are available to the buy side and what benefits do they bring?

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Refreshment Break

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm Buy side Q&A Roundtables : Evaluate 5-10 of the newest platform offerings with your buy side peers to understand who is best placed to meet your liquidity 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 15 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 e-Trading protocols are available to the buy side and what benefits do they bring?

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Platform Evaluation Day Drinks Reception

Available To Platform Evaluation Day Attendees Only