The largest ever annual CLSA Investors’ Forum opens today in Hong Kong

Hong Kong



Hong Kong – Monday, 11 September 2017:  CLSA Limited (CLSA), Asia’s leading capital markets and investment group, opens the 24th CLSA Investors’ Forum in Hong Kong today with 3,200+ delegates from 32 countries, including 1,400+ global fund managers and 740 corporate executives, making this the largest CLSA Investors’ Forum to date.

The renowned, five-day Forum provides a platform for high-level debate on issues that impact global markets and investment returns, from geopolitics to foreign policy, currencies, finance, investing, reform, governance, the environment, innovation, science and health.

In addition to more than 40 CLSA analyst presentations, delegates will hear from 75 global thought leaders whose views impact policy, markets and trends. Among many, speakers include John Authers, senior investment columnist, Financial Times; Steve Bannon, executive chairman, Breitbart News Network; Susan David, author, Emotional Agility; Pedro Domingos, professor, University of Washington; Marc Faber, editor and publisher; Martin Ford, futurist and author; Lord Mervyn King, former governor, Bank of England; Siddhartha Mukherjee, physician and author; Michael Phelps, 28-time Olympic medallist; Gideon Rachman, chief foreign affairs commentator, Financial Times; Alan Russell, professor, Carnegie Mellon University; Vaclav Smil, distinguished professor emeritus, University of Manitoba; Jonathan Tepperman, editor-in-chief, Foreign Policy; Yanis Varoufakis, former finance minister of Greece.

Award-winning equity research continues to distinguish CLSA and many of the company’s 100+ writing analysts, strategists and economists will present an extensive range of new research this week. Current analysis on China includes a look at financials, insurance, internet and telecom while regional sector research offers new insights into Asia healthcare, Malaysian consumers and Indonesian ecommerce. Looking at rapidly developing technologies impacting all sectors across the region, we take a deep dive into artificial intelligence, block chain are big data.

CLSA Global Head of Research, Edmund Bradley, comments: “CLSA’s macro and thematic research is at the core of CLSA’s DNA and provides investors an understanding of the issues impacting the markets and sectors in which they invest.”

With a focus on providing high-level engagement for investors and corporates, the CLSA Investors’ Forum hosts a record 300 listed companies from across Asia Pacific.  More than 90 companies will present their company strategies and more than 3,000 private and group meetings will be held over the five day event.

The 24th CLSA Investors’ Forum is an invitation-only event for CLSA clients and runs from Monday, 11th – Friday, 15th September 2017 at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong