UBS Wealth Insights 2013
Flagship event launches in Asia Pacific
Earlier this year UBS Wealth Management APAC launched the its biggest ever client education program, UBS Wealth Insights 2013, inspired by UBS’s desire to develop a world-class platform to bring independent, insightful content from global experts and renowned public speakers to its Wealth Management clients.
Explaining the UBS Wealth Insights series, Kathryn Shih, CEO, UBS Wealth Management Asia Pacific remarked: "Investors are inundated with information in today’s world. To put it into context for our clients, we launched the ‘UBS Wealth Insights’ series of investment conferences, where leading professionals and market analysts from around the globe are invited to filter, consolidate and disseminate pertinent information to help our clients make better informed decisions ".
"Our promise is to deliver superior advice and solutions for our clients’ wealth. Whether through our Chief Investment Office, our global process and product platform, or an investment symposium such as UBS Wealth Insights, we enable clients to respond to changing markets in real time, based on research-based views."
Bringing the Investment Process to life in Hong Kong
On 17 January, Allen Lo, CEO Wealth Management Hong Kong welcomed more than 1,200 investors from Hong Kong, Taiwan and China to UBS Wealth Insights 2013.
Attendees packed into the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre to hear Alex Friedman, Global Chief Investment Officer of Wealth Management present the CIO House View on the global outlook for 2013. Alex was joined by other Heads from Global CIO Wealth Management including Niall MacLeod, Head of Asian Equity Strategy from UBS Investment Bank, and guest speakers from Standard & Poor’s, Henderson Global Investors and BlackRock’s Asia-Pacific Chairman, Mark McCombe.
The seminar closed with Ronnie Chan, Chairman of Hang Lung Properties, giving an inspiring speech on the challenges of running a second-generation family business.
Singapore presented a Pioneering Perspective to Investing
Over 600 guests attended the UBS Wealth Insights investment forum in Singapore, held at the Shangri-La Hotel on 11 March. Hosted by Edmund Koh, CEO Wealth Management Singapore and APAC Hub, guests heard from inspirational Swiss speaker, renowned aeronaut and adventurer Dr. Bertrand Piccard, who shared his unique insights about exploration and the lessons they can bring to the world of investments. Other global expert speakers included Paul Donovan, Senior Global Economist of UBS Investment Bank, Jorge Mariscal, Regional Chief Investment Officer, Emerging Markets, and Wang Tao, Head of China Economics Research at UBS Investment Bank.
Participants also had the opportunity to attend a number of educational workshops aimed at helping event guests discover investment opportunities in the year head.
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