Fixed Income Hong Kong 2020

03 - 04 June, 2020

Grand Hyatt Hong Kong

+65 6722-9455

Buy Side Only Platform Evaluation Day | Tuesday, May 28th 2019

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Networking Lunch and Registration

12:45 pm - 12:55 pm Welcome Address

Suhana Begum, Conference Director, Fixed Income Leaders Summit

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

Tariq Dennison, Investment Adviser, Portfolio Manager at GFM Asset Management

Tariq Dennison

Investment Adviser, Portfolio Manager
GFM Asset Management

The Buy Side Wish-List

Listen to our panel of expert speakers from BNP Paribas, Taikang and T Rowe Price, 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 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?
-          With many new electronic trading venues – Is increased competition and innovation a benefit to the industry and liquidity, or does it risk creating confusion and fragmentation?
-          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?
Tariq Dennison, Investment Adviser, Portfolio Manager at GFM Asset Management

Tariq Dennison

Investment Adviser, Portfolio Manager
GFM Asset Management

Gordon Tsui, Executive Director & Head of Fixed Income, Fixed Income Investment at Taikang Asset Management (Hong Kong)

Gordon Tsui

Executive Director & Head of Fixed Income, Fixed Income Investment
Taikang Asset Management (Hong Kong)

Ambarish Ray

Fixed Income Trader, Rates & FX Asia
T Rowe Price

James Hullah, VP, Fixed Income Trading, Asia Pacific at AllianceBernstein

James Hullah

VP, Fixed Income Trading, Asia Pacific
AllianceBernstein

Intro To The New Initiatives

1:30 pm - 1:50 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?

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
Sebastian Born, Institutional Trader at Flow Traders Hong Kong

Sebastian Born

Institutional Trader
Flow Traders Hong Kong

Philipp Sterner, Head of Sales, Asia at MarketAxess

Philipp Sterner

Head of Sales, Asia
MarketAxess

Rory Caines, Vice President, iShares Global Markets, Asia Pacific at BlackRock

Rory Caines

Vice President, iShares Global Markets, Asia Pacific
BlackRock

Platform Evaluation Roundtables

1:50 pm - 3:50 pm Buy side Q&A Roundtables: Evaluate 1-3 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 30 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?
Sebastian Born, Institutional Trader at Flow Traders Hong Kong

Sebastian Born

Institutional Trader
Flow Traders Hong Kong

Philipp Sterner, Head of Sales, Asia at MarketAxess

Philipp Sterner

Head of Sales, Asia
MarketAxess

Rory Caines, Vice President, iShares Global Markets, Asia Pacific at BlackRock

Rory Caines

Vice President, iShares Global Markets, Asia Pacific
BlackRock

Tariq Dennison, Investment Adviser, Portfolio Manager at GFM Asset Management

Tariq Dennison

Investment Adviser, Portfolio Manager
GFM Asset Management

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Platform Evaluation Day Drinks Reception: Available To Platform Evaluation Day Attendees Only