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

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May 20, 2020
9:30am to 8:00pm
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About the event

The Karen Leung Foundation is proud to present our 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.

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. 

The full-day conference with the Next Wave AM session along with the main stage PM session will have a great line-up of investment speakers, all experienced and successful investors who each will present a single investment idea or a market view to the Hong Kong audience.

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

Address

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

Program

Speakers

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

Partner and Managing Director, Fir Tree Partners

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Nancy Yang

Founder and Chief Investment Officer, CloudAlpha Capital

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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

Gabriel 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” and "Folli Follie", both companies were confirmed frauds and delisted within days of QCM report. More recently, QCM exposed the Canadian cannabis company "Aphria", highlighting serious conflicts on 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

Partner and Managing Director, Fir Tree Partners

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.

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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Standard ticket HK$5000; sale ends 31 March 2020.

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