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UBS Indonesia Conference 2014 reflects international investors’ confidence in Indonesia
Jakarta (25 February 2014) – UBS hosted the annual UBS Indonesia Conference in Jakarta, bringing together international investors and high profile Indonesian companies listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange. Keynote speakers included Chatib Basri, Minister of Finance, Indonesia and Mahendra Siregar, Chairman of BKPM Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board.
Building on the momentum of investor interest in Indonesian companies, UBS presented the UBS Indonesia Conference on 25-26 February 2014 at the Mandarin Oriental Jakarta.
Since 2007, the annual conference has become the premier forum for corporate managers, policy makers, economists, strategists and investors to exchange insights on investment trends and developments in Indonesia.
Focusing on the theme “Catching The Next Wave”, the conference presented the market and sector opportunities of Indonesia in an important election year.
It has become one of the most highly anticipated financial events in Jakarta, with a registered attendance of 56 top Indonesian corporate clients and more than 200 institutional investors from Australasia, Europe and North America, a 35% increase from last year.
Joshua Tanja, Country Head and Head of Indonesian Equities and Research said: "The UBS Indonesia Conference aims to help Indonesian corporations and international investors develop closer partnerships. Institutions will gain direct access to senior management and develop deeper insights into Indonesia as an investment destination. Indonesian corporations will also have the opportunity to meet with investors and expand their shareholder base."
UBS’s onshore operations in Indonesia are primarily conducted via PT UBS Securities Indonesia. UBS has had a long history in Indonesia, and has been advising the Government of Indonesia since 1974. UBS has maintained a presence in Indonesia since the early 1990s. In 1996, it became a full licensed broker regulated by Otoritas Jasa Keuangan (OJK) and the Indonesia Stock Exchange with full underwriting and international / domestic broking capabilities. It has about 40 employees in Indonesia, providing complete investment services in the areas of corporate finance, research, sales, trading and settlement.
UBS is a leading equity house in Indonesia and has been one of the most active and highly-ranked brokers of Indonesian equities since 2001. UBS has made a significant contribution in encouraging greater foreign direct investment and attracting tier-1 international investors to Indonesia.
UBS draws on its 150-year heritage to serve private, institutional and corporate clients worldwide, as well as retail clients in Switzerland. Its business strategy is centered on its pre-eminent global wealth management businesses and its leading universal bank in Switzerland. Together with a client-focused Investment Bank and a strong, well-diversified Global Asset Management business, UBS will expand its premier wealth management franchise and drive further growth across the Group.
UBS is present in all major financial centers worldwide. It has offices in more than 50 countries, with about 35% of its employees working in the Americas, 36% in Switzerland, 17% in the rest of Europe, the Middle East and Africa and 12% in Asia Pacific. UBS employs about 60,000 people around the world. Its shares are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).
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