Fixed Income & FX Leader Summit APAC 2019

17 - 19 September, 2019

The Westin, Singapore

65 6722 9455

Jerry Jarrell, Principal, CEO at Vantage Investment

Jerry Jarrell

Principal, CEO
Vantage Investment

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

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

1:10 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?

Day 2 - Thursday, September 19th 2019

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

2:50 PM Fire-side chat: The rise of leveraged loans as a $1tn asset class - With warnings flagged by IMF about the breakneck pace of leveraged lending, what are the opportunities and risks you should be aware of?

-          Sub-prime risks with this US leveraged loans - How much of a risk does it present to the global credit market?
-          What are some of the trends in the leverage loans space in the US in terms of debt service ability?
-          Collateralised loan obligations – How big is the CLO space in Asia who are the active buyers?
-          What kind of default risk we can expect in this cycle when the credit cycle does turn and what will be the recovery value?

3:30 PM Keynote interview: Are infrastructure bonds the next big thing in infrastructure financing?

-          Can project bonds become a major part of Asia’s capital market landscape?
-          Will the major opportunities prove to be in the offshore or domestic markets? 
-          How can local currency bonds serve as an alternative avenue for infrastructure financing in Asia Pacific?
-          How can infrastructure bonds fill the region’s infrastructure investment gap?
-          Can project bonds be considered as a separate fixed income asset class?
What are the key factors that make local currency bond financing difficult for infrastructure projects in developing Asia?