IMAS Training: Industry Issues & Developments in Asian Investment Management

IMAS Training: Industry Issues & Developments in Asian Investment Management

2 Jul 2004

IMAS is hosting a talk on Industry Issues and Developments in Asian Investment Management by Justin Ong, Partner, Leader – Wealth Management Practice, PricewaterhouseCoopers Singapore on:
Date : Friday, 2nd July 2004
Time : 12.30 – 2.00pm, lunch will be served
Venue : Bloomberg Auditorium #10-00 Capital Square
Cost : $20 for members & $50 for non-members

PWC released the results of their global investment management survey in Q4 2003, covering 71 participating organisations representing US$6.6 trillion in assets under management. Respondents from Asia made up 37% of the participants. Their analysis include the results for Asia (primarily
Singapore and Hong Kong) respondents, and comparing Singapore vs. Hong Kong,and Asia against the rest of the world. This session will touch on the following:

Challenges facing Asian investment managers

Key themes:
Strategic imperatives (growth, process improvement, environment)
Regionalisation and distribution
Industry issues (GIPS, outsourcing, International Financial
Reporting Standards, controls reporting etc)
Singapore – current issues

Justin Ong was admitted to partnership with PricewaterhouseCoopers Singapore on 1 July 2003. In his new role as the leader of the Wealth Management Practice of the Singapore Firm, he is responsible for servicing organisations in the private banking and wealth management industry in Singapore. Justin has more than 12 years of experience in fund management advisory work, including two years spent in London. He has extensive experience in dealing with specific issues in the investment management industry and sits on the Investment Management Association of Singapore’s Compliance Sub-Committee. Justin also leads the Singapore firm’s practice in AIMR-PPS / GIPS performance measurement and verification work.

Powerpoint Presentation

Thank you.

Joseph Tern
Chairman of Training Committee
Investment Management Association of Singapore

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