ALTSHK was developed as a local,investor-centric, and educationally-focused forum cohosted by the CFAHK and CAIA Association. With their guidance and oversight, this one-day event provides participants with a program that features leaders from the fields of private equity, venture capital, real estate, hedge funds, cryptocurrency, artificial intelligence, and other sectors of the alternative investment industry.
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ALTSHK provides your company with an opportunity to market your brand and services to a highly engaged group of institutional investors, allocators, family offices, and financial advisors who are actively involved in alternative investments.
Kenny Lam, Chief Executive Officer, Two Sigma Asia Pacific
As CEO of Two Sigma Asia-Pacific, Mr. Lam oversees all of the development and operations of Two Sigma in Asia with offices in Shanghai, Tokyo, and Hong Kong. Two Sigma, one of the world largest systematic investment firms with AUM of over USD 60 billion has been operating in Hong Kong since 2012 and has recently registered as a private fund manager in China. Prior to Two Sigma, Kenny was Group President of Noah Holdings Limited (NYSE: Noah). Noah is China’s largest independent wealth manager and one of its leading asset managers, having advised on over USD 85 billion in the allocation of assets for the nation’s high net worth individuals and leading institutions.
Kenny is actively involved in the broader business community in Asia. He currently serves on the board of the Wharton School in Asia, on the Business Leaders Council for the Government of Canada (through the Asia-Pacific Foundation), and on the Global Advisory Council for the Wealth Management Institute of Singapore. He is also an independent board member of Smartone Telecommunications in Hong Kong (HKSE: 315), a leading telecommunications provider in Hong Kong.
Kenny graduated with a finance degree, magna cum laude, from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Joseph Wharton Scholar, and a law degree from Oxford University.
Dr. Srikanya Yathip, Deputy Secretary General, Government Pension Fund, Thailand
Prior to joining Government Pension Fund (Thailand) or GPF, Dr. Srikanya spent more than 10 years studying and working in Japan and the United Kingdom. She joined GPF in 2010 and was appointed Secretary General in 2020.
Dr.Srikanya is the forefront of responsible investing in Thailand. She introduced the vision that GPF become the Leader in ESG investing and Initiatives in Thailand since 2019. Her successes include integrating PRI’s ESG integration framework and OECD’s responsible business conduct into GPF’s investment process. She also headed developing ESG valuation framework, formula, and methodology – the project which got technical assistances from the World Bank.
Moving GPF ahead towards SDG, she initiated the revision of Strategic Asset Allocation of GPF to include both the investment paradigm shift and SDG compliance. Her current project is, through the co-operation with UN Financial Initiatives, developing Human Rights heatmap and common Human Rights integration framework for Thai capital market.
Jason Chang, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, EMR Capital
Mr. Jason is the Co-Founder and CEO of EMR Capital. EMR Capital is a mining private equity firm, headquartered in Hong Kong, and offices in Melbourne and Sydney, whose team have deep operational background and deep linkages in the Asian markets. EMR Capital currently owns and operates 9 mining investments in 7 countries, valued over $6 Billion, and recently completed one of the largest private equity deals in mining, being the acquisition of the Kestrel coking coal mine in Queensland Australia, with a transaction value of more than US$2.2 Billion. Prior to EMR Capital, Jason was the Partner in Charge of the Asia Practice for KPMG in Australia, responsible for the metals and mining investments, projects and clients in the Asia-Australian corridor.
Richard Mak President CFA Hong Kong Society
Jo Murphy Managing Director Asia Pacific Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association
Jack Wu CFA, Director, Content APAC CAIA Association
Wendy Zhu Managing Director, Primary and Secondary Investments AlpInvest Partners
Ryan Korinke Head, Hedge Fund and Quantitative Strategies PIMCO
Jake (Jong Kwan) Lee Head of Infrastructure Hyundai Insurance
Isaac Poole Global Chief Investment Officer Oreana Portfolio Advisory Services
Suhaimi Zainul-Abidin Chief Executive Officer Quantedge Capital
Donny Lam Chairman DL Family Office
Jason Cheng Managing Partner and Co-Founder Kerogen Capital
Alan Luk Head of Private Banking and Trust Services Hang Seng Private Bank
Joseph Chan Managing Director & Principal Gaw Capital Partners
Jesse Friedlander Chief Investment Officer Des Voeux Partners
Nilesh Thakkar Founder and Chief Executive Officer Intellective Capital Pte. Ltd
Edgar Cheung Senior Portfolio Manager (Global Equities) Tsangs Group
Christian Prokscha Director Equil (Family Office)
Wee-Meng, Thoo Head Of Investments, Partner Leonie Hill Capital
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EXT BEST MOVE IN ALTERNATIVES
As the controversy around alternatives carries on, investors voice the opportunity in cash and fixed income investment strategies.
HEDGE FUND INVESTMENT STRATEGIES
Creating a dialogue around the opportunities in this volatile market through credit investing, long/short equity, market neutral, global macro, convertible arbitrage and liquid alternatives.
INSTITUTIONAL PORTFOLIO CONSTRUCTION
Discussing hedge fund manager selection, addressing over-diversification mistakes and understanding both the art and science of developing a successful portfolio for pensions, endowments and foundations.
MACROECONOMICS & GLOBAL TRENDS
Comparing and contrasting global macro conditions and investment performance.
GROWING OPPORTUNITIES IN PRIVATE DEBT
Asset owners aim to get in on the opportunities in private debt and credit and are increasingly looking at impact investing as an alternative.