FSM Buzz  
Johor Seminar: Diversifying Assets through Listed Alternatives + 2018 Asia Pacific and Malaysia Outlook April 3, 2018
Author : FSM Marketing


Johor Seminar: Diversifying Assets through Listed Alternatives + 2018 Asia Pacific and Malaysia Outlook

Diversifying assets through the world of listed alternatives

In light of lower equity returns and fixed income yields being further compressed by the vast amounts of liquidity, investors are stretched to further allocate further up the risk curve into higher risk asset classes for the search of better returns. While, there are a number of asset classes with attractive return prospects but different return drivers, combining these in a diversified portfolio leads to returns coming through more consistently vs single asset allocation. Aberdeen Standard’s approach of diversifying assets via asset class diversification is not only able to provide investors regular growth, but also exposure to a vast range of listed alternative assets such as property, aircraft leasing, p2p lending and litigation financing. Explore how you can have exposure to these asset classes from Marc Chow, Senior Business Development Manager of Aberdeen Standard Investments in this event.

 

Crouching Bears Charging Bulls - 2018 Asia Pacific and Malaysia Outlook

Despite a great year for equities in 2017, Eastspring Investments Berhad believes 2018 should still prove to be a good year to be invested in equities as the positives (charging bulls) still far outweigh the negatives (crouching bears). Drivers such as synchronised global growth, growing corporate earnings and high liquidity continue to underpin equities. Within regions, they continue to favour northern Asia, such as China/Hong Kong, Taiwan and Korea where price earnings to growth (PEG) remains attractive in their view. Find out more from Lai Eu Roy, Fund Manager, Equities of Eastspring Investments Berhad.


Free admission and this workshop is open to EVERYONE!

Seats are limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.


Agenda

Time
Topic
Speaker
10am - 10.30am 
Registration
10.30am - 11.10am
Diversifying Assets through The World of Listed Alternatives
Jeremy Greenall, Assistant Business Development Manager of Aberdeen Standard Investments
11.10am - 11.50am
Crouching Bears Charging Bulls -
2018 Asia Pacific and Malaysia Outlook
Lai Eu Roy, Fund Manager, Equities of
Eastspring Investments Berhad
11.50am - 12.30pm
Light Refreshments

 

Event Details

Date
21 April 2018, Saturday
Time
10am (Registration) - 12.30pm
Venue

Ponderosa Golf & Country Resort
Hop Sing II, Level 1
No.3, Jalan Ponderosa 1, Taman Ponderosa,
81100, Johor Bahru, Johor.
[Location Map]

**First 10 attendees to open an account on the event day will receive
a starbucks card worth rm20**


SPEAKER'S BIOGRAPHY

Jeremy Greenall
Assistant Business Development Manager of Aberdeen Standard Investments

Jeremy is an Assistant Business Development Manager in Malaysia and is responsible for developing and servicing Aberdeen’s client relationships. Jeremy joined Aberdeen in September 2014 as a Graduate Trainee, completing rotations in both Equities and Compliance.

He holds a MEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Manchester.

Lai Eu Roy
Fund Manager, Equities of Eastspring Investments Berhad

Eu Roy joined Eastspring Investments Berhad in January 2015 as Fund Manager. He started his career in the Investment Operations and Financial Market Development department of Bank Negara Malaysia in 2011 as an associate dealer in the Money Markets section. Since then, he has also held positions with the Fixed Income and Equities section within Bank Negara. Prior to his appointment with Eastspring Investments Berhad, Eu-Roy was a Dealer/Portfolio Manager in the Equities section of Bank Negara managing the European equities portfolio.

Eu-Roy holds a Bachelors Degree in Accounting from Iowa State University, United States. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a member of the Financial Markets Association Malaysia (Persatuan Pasaran Kewangan Malaysia).

 

Participants are encouraged to attend this event 15 minutes before the starting time.

 

For further enquiries, please call us at (04) 640 1567(Penang) or drop us an email at investhelp.my@fundsupermart.com. Alternatively, you can get real time assistance with our Live Chat!

  Don’t have an account with Fundsupermart.com?
Open an account for free and there is no maintenance fee. You are also not required to have or maintain a minimum holding to keep the account.


This article is not to be construed as an offer or solicitation for the subscription, purchase or sale of any fund. No investment decision should be taken without first viewing a fund's prospectus, product highlight sheet (PHS), and if necessary, consulting with financial or other professional advisers. Any advice herein is made on a general basis and does not take into account the specific investment objectives of the specific person or group of persons. Amongst others, investors should consider the fees and charges involved. The relevant prospectuses have been registered and lodged with the Securities Commission. Past performance and any forecast is not necessarily indicative of the future or likely performance of the fund. The value of units and the income from them may fall as well as rise. Where a unit split/distribution is declared, investors are advised that following the issue of additional units/distribution, the NAV per unit will be reduced from pre-unit split NAV/cum-distribution NAV to post-unit split NAV/ex-distribution NAV. Where a unit split is declared, investors should be highlighted of the fact that the value of their investment will remain unchanged after the distribution of the additional units. All applications for unit trusts must be made on the application form accompanying the prospectus. The prospectuses and PHS can be obtained from Fundsupermart.com. Opinions expressed herein are subject to change without notice. Please read our disclaimer in the website.