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We invite you to make time for the Credit Suisse Asset Management Virtual Conference on September 22, 2021, from 14:00-16:00 CET. Together, we will explore ways to profit from China's growth and stature. Our top experts will highlight some of the themes and opportunities they are pursuing, and a key-note address will examine the salient geopolitical issues around China's continued rise.

China: second biggest economy in the world and home to a fifth of humanity. After COVID-19, the country shows a renewed dynamism and is generating rapid growth. As a regional powerhouse, it is pulling all of Asia along an impressive growth trajectory. And on a policy front, the country systematically seeks to create and capture opportunities at the leading edge of finance and technology.

Its leadership in green tech such as electric vehicles and solar panels as well as smartphones and networks undergirds a renewed industrial and consumer confidence. This reverberates through the entire economy and leads to increased spending in consumption, leisure, tourism and adjacent segments.

All this makes for a vibrant investment landscape, rife with opportunity. And yet, foreign engagement remains low – as illustrated, for example, in extraordinary statistics such as the fact that, in the world's second-biggest bond market, foreign participation remains below 3%.

We look forward to your participation.

Program

14:00 CET Login Credit Suisse Eventhouse platform
14:15 CET

Welcome
Alexandre Bouchardy, Head of Investment Strategy CH & EMEA, Head of Fixed Income ad-interim, Credit Suisse Asset Management
Beat Zeller, Head of Pension Funds & Corporate Investors, Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd.

 

Asset Management outlook & investment strategy
Alexandre Bouchardy, Head of Investment Strategy CH & EMEA, Head of Fixed Income ad-interim,

Credit Suisse Asset Management

14:35 CET Introduction China
Alexandre Bouchardy, Head of Investment Strategy CH & EMEA, Head of Fixed Income ad-interim,
Credit Suisse Asset Management
14:40 CET Key note «China»
Erica Poon Werkun, Head of Securities Research,
Asia Pacific, Credit Suisse
14:55 CET Focus Equities in China
Carly Brewster, Senior Product Specialist,
Credit Suisse Asset Management
15:10 CET Focus Fixed Income in China
Sandro Müller, Senior Product Specialist,
Credit Suisse Asset Management
15:25 CET Final key note – «Geopolitical situation in China»
Matt Gertken, Strategist,
BCA Research
15:40 CET Panel discussion incl. Q&A
Moderator: Alexandre Bouchardy, Head of Investment Strategy CH & EMEA, Head of Fixed Income ad-interim,
Credit Suisse Asset Management
Speakers:
Beat Zeller, Head of Pension Funds & Corporate Investors, Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd,
Lily Chang, Senior Portfolio Manager, Credit Suisse Asset Management,
Lei Zhu, Co-Head of Fixed Income Asia, Credit Suisse Asset Management,
Matt Gertken, Strategist, BCA Research
16:00 CET Closing
Alexandre Bouchardy, Head of Investment Strategy CH & EMEA, Head of Fixed Income ad-interim,
Credit Suisse Asset Management
Beat Zeller, Head of Pension Funds & Corporate Investors,
Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd

Host

Alexandre Bouchardy

Alexandre Bouchardy, has over 20 years of professional and executive experience in the areas of investment and portfolio management. Alexandre is Head of Investment Strategy Switzerland & EMEA and Head of Fixed Income ad-interim.

Co-Host

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Beat Zeller

Beat Zeller has over 40 years of professional and executive experience in the banking industry and 25 years in the area of institutional clients, pension funds and corporate investors. He is the Head of Pension Funds & Corporate Investors, Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd.

Speakers

Carly Brewster

Carly Brewster is a product specialist covering Credit Suisse Asset Management’s equity offering. She has 14 years of cross-asset class experience serving institutional and private clients in Switzerland and internationally.

Erica Poon Werkun

Erica Poon Werkun has over 26 years of experience in the finance industry with 19 years in Equity Research and 7 years in Investment Banking. Mrs Werkun is Head of Securities Research for Asia Pacific at Credit Suisse. She was awarded the Individual Achievement Award in the Markets Choice Awards: Women in Finance Asia Awards 2020.

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Lei Zhu 

Lei Zhu is Co-Head of Fixed Income Asia at Credit Suisse Asset Management. She is also a Senior Portfolio Manager for emerging markets and Asian corporate portfolios and funds, as well as a member of the Emerging Markets Strategy Group.

Lily Chang

Lily Chang is a senior portfolio manager at Credit Suisse Asset Management with over 15 years of professional experience in investment and portfolio management. She is the lead portfolio manager of the Credit Suisse (Lux) China RMB Equity Fund.

Matt Gertken

Matt Gertken is currently BCA Research’s Strategist, Geopolitical Strategy. He oversees the firm’s coverage of market-relevant geopolitical, political, and policy developments across the world.

Sandro Müller

Sandro Müller is a product specialist responsible for the institutional product offering of fixed income strategies at Credit Suisse Asset Management. He has 12 years of international expertise in banking and asset management serving corporate, institutional, and private clients, with a strong focus on non-traditional fixed income strategies.

Questions & Contact

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