25 Facts about 25 Years

In 2018, CLSA celebrates its 25th anniversary of the Investors’ Forum. For a quarter of a century, the Forum has shaped global investment mandates and helped to drive the growth of Asia’s corporations and capital markets.

Compelling content, engaging conversations and unrivalled connections have made the CLSA Investors’ Forum one of the most anticipated events on the global investment calendar.

For 25 fun facts about 25 years of Investors’ Forums, please click on the tiles below.


Over the last 25 years we have produced hundreds of cutting edge thematic reports; we’ve hosted over 1000 keynote and specialist speakers, 12,000 senior company executives and over 27,000 investors at the CLSA Investors’ Forum.

Perhaps best known for content that pushes the envelope, over the years the CLSA Investors’ Forum has featured global leaders, industry experts and international celebrities including:

  • Al Gore
  • Alan Greenspan
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • Mervyn King
  • Bill Clinton
  • Bob Geldof
  • Carmen Reinhart
  • Craig Venter
  • David Beckham
  • Desmond Tutu
  • Francis Ford Coppola
  • Frank Luntz
  • George Clooney
  • Jared Diamond
  • Jean-Claude Trichet
  • Joseph Stiglitz
  • Michael Phelps
  • Paul Krugman
  • Paul Volcker
  • Robert Shiller
  • Sarah Palin
  • Stanley Fischer
  • Yanis Varoufakis
  • Yuval Noah Harari


Where Asia’s most dynamic corporations and the world’s most influential investors meet with global thought leaders.

10-14 September 2018, Hong Kong

The annual CLSA Investors’ Forum in Hong Kong is one of the most anticipated events on the global investment calendar. Over five days in Hong Kong, CLSA brings together, by invitation, the world’s most influential institutional investors, dynamic Asian corporations and global thought leaders.

An unrivalled platform for high-level engagement.
The CLSA Investors’ Forum attracts the leaders of more than 250 public and private corporations from 15 markets across the Asia-Pacific region. A bespoke schedule of private meetings, group meetings and/or presentations is tailored to ensure corporate executives have targeted access to global investors.

More than 1500+ institutional investors from 30+ countries, managing more than US$35trillion in assets attend each year. Representing long, short, public and private money, these investors are seeking to meet innovative, dynamic corporations with the potential to drive value in their portfolios.

Direct access to the sharpest minds, whose insights and ideas shape the future of investing.
No other financial event in Asia offers such an extensive programme of high-level insights and rich opportunities to engage with today’s thought-leaders. Throughout the week, 50+ global leaders in finance, economics, geopolitics, technology, AI, robotics, health and wellbeing present on the issues and trends impacting markets and global portfolios.