The Future of Finance 2012
NUS MBA Finance & Private Equity Forum


The Future of Finance -
NUS MBA Finance & Private Equity Forum 2012

Main goals of the forum

The National University of Singapore MBA Finance Club and the MBA Alumni - NUS are organizing the inaugural student initiated NUS MBA Finance & Private Equity Forum 2012 - The Future of Finance on 24th August 2012 at the National University of Singapore Business School, Hon Sui Sen Auditorium (for the afternoon session) and at the NUSS Kent Ridge Guild House (for the evening session). We have invited financial luminaries such as Jim Rogers amongst others to share on the theme of "The Future of Finance", covering areas such as "The Private Equity Landscape and Trends in Asia", "Pitfalls and Challenges in Private Equity Deals", "Riding the mega trend of sustainability - Sustainable Finance and Cleantech Investment" and "The Future of Finance".

This event will provide delegates with the opportunity to:

  • Discuss the changing private equity landscape in Asia and examine pitfalls and challenges in private equity deals in Asia
  • Explore how the trends in environmental finance and renewable energy finance can help generate wealth for Asia
  • Examine the Future of Finance in this post-Lehman Era of financial uncertainty and what it means for financial institutions and finance practitioners
  • Network with senior level finance and investment professionals from Singapore

Target Audience

Members from the Finance Industry and other industry stalwarts with an interest in global finance including but not limited to, CFA Institute, Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore, Singapore Venture Capital Association, Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore, Investment Management Association of Singapore, and client & friends of Lee & Lee

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Listen - Learn - Interact - Network
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Agenda & Sessions

From 13:30 to 22:0024 August 2012
13:30 — 14:00

Registration for afternoon session

Hon Sui Sen Auditorium, NUS
14:00 — 14:05

Welcome Remarks by Assoc. Prof Anand Srinivasan, Head of the Finance Department, NUS Business School

Same Venue
14:05 — 14:20

Introduction & Opening of Afternoon Session

Same Venue
14:20 — 15:10

Private Equity Landscape and Trends in Asia, Mr. Than Su Ee, Head of Private Equity, OCBC Bank Limited

Same Venue
15:10 — 16:00

Panel Session #1: Pitfalls and Challenges in Private Equity Deals
Moderated by Joel Teo (Corporate Lawyer, Advocate and Solicitors, Lee & Lee), Than Su Ee (Head, Mezzanine Capital Unit Private Equity & Special Opportunities OCBC Bank - Global Investment Banking), Ng Chiang Ling (Managing Director, Goldman Sachs (Singapore) Pte Ltd), Tan Kim Seng (Managing Director, 3V SourceOne Capital, Gary Ng (Managing Director, Head of Private Equity CLSA Capital Partners

Same Venue
16:00 — 16:20

Coffee Break.

16:20 — 17:30

Panel Session #2: Trends in Cleantech and Renewable Energy Finance
Moderated by Patrick Chan (Head, Industry Development Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore), William Byun (Managing Director, Asia Renewables), Hon Cheung (Managing Director and Regional Director, Official Institutions Group, State Street Global Advisors), Edward Douglas (Investment Director Armstrong Asset Management), Genevieve Chua (Managing Director, PaperlinX Singapore)

Same Venue
17:30 — 18:30

Coffee Break & End of Afternoon Session.

18:30 — 19:00

Registration for Evening Session

Kent Ridge Guild House, NUS
19:00 — 19:10

Introduction to the NUS MBA Finance and Private Equity Forum 2012

Same Venue
19:10 — 19:20

Opening Address

Same Venue
19:20 — 19:50

The Future of Finance, by John Tan CEO Asia Capital Reinsurance.

Same Venue
19:50 — 20:30

Panel Session #3: The Future of Finance.
Moderated by Prof. Bernard Yeung (Dean of NUS Business School), Ronald Ong (CEO of Morgan Stanley and Chairman of Singapore Operations), John Tan (Chief Executive Officer, Asia Capital Reinsurance Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2010), and Jim Rogers (the author of "A Gift To My Children")

Same Venue
20:30 — 22:00

Presentation of Tokens of Appreciation to Speakers and Photo Taking Session

Same Venue

End of Event

Distinguished Guests & Speakers

Please click on the individual pictures to learn more about our distinguished list of speakers

  • Jim

    International Investor & Author
    "A Gift To My Children"

  • Professor Benard

    Business School, National University of Singapore

  • Edward

    Investment Director
    Armstrong Asset Management

  • Genevieve

    Managing Director
    PaperlinX Singapore

  • Hon

    Managing & Regional Director
    Official Institutions Group, State Street Global Advisors

  • Joel

    Corporate Lawyer
    Advocate and Solicitors, Lee & Lee

  • John

    Asia Capital Reinsurance, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2010

  • William

    Managing Director; Co-founder
    Greenpower Fuels; Asia Renewables

  • Chiang Ling

    Managing Director
    Goldman Sachs (Singapore) Pte Ltd

  • Patrick

    Industry Development, Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore

  • Ronald

    CEO & Chairman
    Morgan Stanley Singapore

  • Kim Seng

    Co-founder; Chairman
    3V SourceOne Capital; Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity Association

  • Gary

    Managing Director
    Head of Private Equity, CLSA Capital Partners

  • Su Ee

    Head of Private Equity
    OCBC Bank Limited

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