The flagship National Asset-Liability Management conference takes place in London on 13 & 14 March 2014. This is a must-attend event for decision makers from central banks, sovereign investors, state pension funds and treasuries to come together and discuss the latest industry challenges and conditions. This year’s conference will be split into three themes; Current market challenges in reserve management; managing asset allocation decisions in response to monetary policy changes; efficient risk management strategies in an uncertain market.
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Energy Risk is delighted to offer this highly interactive two day training course which covers a range of techniques and practices in the field of energy risk management. The programme has been expertly designed to expand the knowledge of participants in relation to risk, exposures, managing uncertainty, portfolio management, limit setting and the implementation of controls.
AVCJ is proud to announce the 13th Annual AVCJ China Private Equity & Venture Forum will take place on 10 & 11 June 2014 at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Beijing.
Attendees will have the unrivalled opportunity to hear honest dialogue about this complex and compelling market from the leading GPs on the ground, as well as from some of the biggest domestic and international institutional investors.
Japan’s economy has undergone a transformation during the past two years and the country is beginning to be viewed as an attractive investment destination boasting a high-performing stock market, growing exports and a welcomed respite from the risks present in Asia’s emerging markets. The news that the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) is looking to diversify its portfolio and invest in private equity is a move that would be a game-changer for both domestic and international GPs looking for new sources of capital and has created global interest in Japanese private equity. However the inability to perform structural changes to the nation’s inflexible corporate practices still remains and the jury is out on whether growth will be sustainable and remain for some years to come.
In 2013 private equity firms completed a record number of buyouts in South Korea, with 40 deals worth $7.1bn representing nearly a quarter of the country’s $31.3bn mergers and acquisitions activity. Transactions by domestic private equity groups accounted for $6.1bn of that total, up 13 per cent from full-year 2012. South Korea has emerged as a front runner, as it draws a bigger share of capital flows in the region and interest from private equity firms who wish to seize on this opportunity.