Karen Leung Foundation's Sohn Hong Kong Investment Leaders Conference 2020

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Sep 09, 2020
12:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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About the event

The Karen Leung Foundation is proud to present the 8th Annual Sohn Hong Kong Investment Leaders Conference. The conference brings together Asia’s leading investors to support the fight against gynaecological and pediatric cancers by promoting research, education, prevention and optimal treatment.

The Karen Leung Foundation's Sohn Hong Kong Investment Leaders Conference, in partnership with the globally recognised Sohn Conference Foundation, is a must-attend event in Asia providing a forum for successful professional investors to present a market view or investment idea, allowing attendees such as sell and buy-side investment professionals, asset allocators, and private investors to gain valuable insights from leaders in the field.

To address the “new normal’ the main sessions of the event will also be accessible virtually via live stream.

All proceeds from the conference will go to support both the Karen Leung Foundation and Sohn Conference Foundation’s missions.

Address

HKEX Connect Hall - 1/F, One and Two Exchange Square Central, Hong Kong

Program

Speakers

Evelyn Chen

Founding Member and Portfolio Manager, Grand Alliance Asset Management

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Alp Ercil

Founder & Chief Investment Officer, ARCM

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Seth H. Fischer

Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Oasis Management

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Benjamin Fuchs

Chief Executive Officer & Chief Investment Officer, BFAM Partners

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Gabriel Grego

Managing Partner and CIO, Quintessential Capital Management

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Aaron Stern

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George Yang

Chief Investment Officer and Founding Partner

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Nancy Yang

Founder and Chief Investment Officer, CloudAlpha Capital

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Evelyn Chen

Founding Member and Portfolio Manager, Grand Alliance Asset Management

Evelyn Chen is a Portfolio Manager at Grand Alliance Asset Management Ltd. and is responsible for managing the hedge fund strategies under the Sino Vision umbrella, most notably the Sino Vision Greater China Market Neutral Fund (est. 2010). Previously, Evelyn was an Asia focused Senior Technology Analyst for a sizeable US-based buy-side firm - Seasons Capital Management LLC, San Francisco from 2005 to 2008. Prior to that, Evelyn was a co-founder of a Greater China-focused equity research firm (Pacific Insight Capital) in 2004 and was also an Equity Analyst at Lehman Brothers and Salomon Smith Barney, Taipei from 2000 to 2004.

Alp Ercil

Founder & Chief Investment Officer, ARCM

Alp Ercil is the founding partner and Chief Investment Officer of ARCM, a Hong Kong based investment management business focused primarily on distressed securities. The Firm was founded in 2011 with the goal of building a credit focused multi-asset platform in the region. ARCM currently manages approximately $3.7 billion through closed end funds, in addition to a group of coinvestment vehicles. Previously, Alp spent 10 years at Perry Capital where he managed the firm's Asian and global cyclicals portfolios. He was also a member of the firm's four person Management Committee. Alp joined Perry Capital after earning his MBA at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business. Prior to attending Stanford, Alp was an associate at The Blackstone Group and in the mergers and acquisitions group at Deutsche Bank. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1995 with a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of Business and a B.S. in Systems Engineering from The Moore School of Engineering. Alp is currently a member of the University of Pennsylvania’s Asia Leadership Committee and has been a guest lecturer at the Wharton School of Business, Harvard Business School and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Seth H. Fischer

Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Oasis Management

Seth H. Fischer is the founder and Chief Investment Officer of Oasis Management, an international investment manager that invests globally across capital structures. Mr. Fischer founded Oasis in 2002 following a successful seven-year career at Highbridge Capital Management, where he managed the firm’s Asian investment portfolio. Prior to joining Highbridge, Mr. Fischer served in the Israel Defense Forces. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Yeshiva University in 1993. He is a Board Member of the Karen Leung Foundation and the Carmel School in Hong Kong, and Vice Chairman of the Ohel Leah Synagogue Management Committee in Hong Kong.

Benjamin Fuchs

Chief Executive Officer & Chief Investment Officer, BFAM Partners

Benjamin Fuchs founded HK based BFAM Partners in 2012. He has been on the ground successfully investing in Asian markets since 1992 and has deep experience transacting across the corporate capital structure. From 2009-2012 he ran Nomura Principal Investments Asia and from 1995-2008 worked at Lehman Brothers Japan where he built the Global Opportunities Group, a 65 person team. Benjamin started at Barings Securities, Osaka in 1992. Benjamin graduated Phi Beta Kappa from UC Berkeley with a BA in Economics & Near Eastern Studies in 1991. He has 4 amazing children and is an avid skier and Stand Up Paddler.

Gabriel Grego

Managing Partner and CIO, Quintessential Capital Management

Mr Grego is the managing partner and CIO of Quintessential Capital Management (QCM), a long/short equity fund based in New York City. Quintessential focuses on value and activist short investing and has built an impressive track record in identifying, investigating and exposing fraud and other corporate malfeasance. Among its notable successes, Quintessential shorted and exposed the notorious “Globo Plc”, "Folli Follie” and "Bio-on”: these companies were confirmed frauds and delisted within days of QCM report. QCM also exposed the Canadian cannabis company "Aphria", highlighting serious conflicts of interest within the board. The QCM campaign led to the resignations of three board members, including the CEO. Quintessential operates through a so-called “deep due diligence” approach, applying state-of-the-art investigative techniques to supplement its more traditional fundamental analysis.

Aaron Stern

Aaron Stern is a Partner and Managing Director at Fir Tree Partners, a multi-strategy value-oriented private investment firm founded in 1994. Mr. Stern focuses on managing the Firm’s distressed, special situations and event-driven investments outside the U.S. He has led many of Fir Tree’s restructuring and engagement initiatives in Europe, Asia and Puerto Rico. At Fir Tree, he has made investments across all asset classes in many of the world’s financial markets. Prior to joining Fir Tree, Mr. Stern held investment roles at O.S.S. Capital Management and Millennium Management. He began his career as an Analyst in Credit Suisse’s Leveraged Finance and Restructuring groups. Mr. Stern earned his Bachelor’s Degree from McGill University, where he is a Global Expert and frequent guest lecturer.

George Yang

Chief Investment Officer and Founding Partner

George Yang is Chief Investment Officer and Founding Partner of Anatole. Prior to forming Anatole, he was a founding member, partner, and head of Greater China at Falcon Edge Capital L.P. in New York, a multi-billion dollar “Tiger Cub” hedge fund. At Falcon Edge Capital L.P., George was responsible for the long/short public equities book and private investments (DiDi Taxi, Koudai, Alibaba) for Greater China. Before Falcon Edge, George co-managed Value Partners Hedge Fund at Value Partners Limited.

Nancy Yang

Founder and Chief Investment Officer, CloudAlpha Capital

Nancy Yang is the founder and CIO of CloudAlpha Capital, a China Specialized long/short equity global TMT fund with the goal of building a next generation leading global TMT fund that turn mega sector trends into Alpha. Nancy is a technology specialist, investor and a serial-entrepreneur with over 10 years of experience in both public and private investments in the TMT space. Nancy founded CloudAlpha in 2014 following a successful VC start-up CloudAtlas Capital, which is an early stage VC fund started in 2012 as a joint ventured with Sequoia China Fund and was focusing in the leading technology space. During CloudAtlas, Nancy had been the first investor in several leading AI unicorns such as China’s leading AI Chip company Horizon Robotics and Nuro.AI, which is a world’s leading Level 5 Autonomous Driving company Nuro.AI. Nancy also co-founded three tech start-ups during this period with CloudAtlas. From 2011 – 2012, Nancy was a senior analyst in Mirae Asset Securities’ TMT equity research team, where she was highly ranked by both Asia Money and Institutional Investors. Nancy spent the early part of her career between 2006 – 2011 in M&A with Lazard and Deloitte in the TMT space.

Additional Information

To sponsor and for more information on the event, please email us at info@karenleungfoundation.org

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HK$9,999.00

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