EDHEC-Risk Days Asia 2013 – Singapore

Bringing Research Insights to
Investment Professionals


In 2004¸ EDHEC-Risk Institute introduced a new type of conference aiming to bring research insights to investment professionals. These events present the research undertaken by EDHEC-Risk Institute and discuss their implications and applications with the investment industry.

In 2012¸ the Institute exported its conference concept to Asia in order to provide Asia-based finance professionals with easier access to state-of-the-art research in investment and risk management and to establish a dialogue around research results with particular relevance to investors and institutions in Asia.

The inaugural EDHEC-Risk Days Asia attracted over 800 participants ranging from end-investors¸ traditional and alternative investment managers¸ wealth managers¸ investment bankers¸ and policy-makers.

Building on this success¸ EDHEC-Risk Days Asia 2013 will be held on 15-16 May¸ 2013 at the Ritz-Carlton¸ Millenia in Singapore.

The key themes for the 2013 event are as follows:

ETFs and Passive Investment

  • Active vs. Passive ETF Investing
  • Comparing the Performance of Indices
  • Benefits & Limits of New Forms of Equity Indices
  • Alternative Bond Benchmarks
  • Commodity Investing: Long/Short vs. Long-Only
  • Managing ETP Risks
  • Accessing Liquidity on the ETF Markets

Global Asset Allocation and Alternative Investments

  • OTC Derivatives in Asia: Market Infrastructure and Regulatory Initiatives
  • High Frequency Trading: Spotlight on Asia
  • Novel Forms of Long-Term Inflation-Hedging Solutions
  • Asian Pensions: From Regulatory Reform to Investment Solutions
  • Managing Volatility in Asia
  • How to Manage “New Money” Clients in Asian Private Wealth Management
  • Extreme Risk Diversification
  • Convergence of Hedge Funds & Long-Only Investing
  • Sovereign Wealth Fund Investments: A New Perspective
  • From Asset Allocation to Risk Allocation
  • The Role of Infrastructure in Global Asset Allocation

For more information please click here.

Source: www.edhec-risk.com