SouthEast Asia is a dynamic market which is group of 11 countries. The region is quick becoming the world’s most attractive destination for foreign investment. Greenfield investment and M&A activities have increased rapidly in the past five years. A lot of multinational companies are increasing the investments in this region due to the cost advantage and continuous opening policy.
Thus far, Singapore has been the preferred location as a safe heaven to invest through to SouthEast Asia. China, following the ‘One Belt, One Road’ plan, is becoming another big investor in Southeast Asia besides Japan and USA. For multinational companies, how to capture the potential direct investment, business opportunities and managing SouthEast Asian businesses to maximize long-term value is crucial to sustainability of these companies. In addition, understanding the differences in SouthEast Asian culture, legal, finance and being able to integrate with these elements are a key driver of success. –whether from an investment, M&A or business perspective. These pose very interesting topics and will be covered by professionals and businessmen alike who have deep experience in these areas. This year’s SouthEast Asia Business Summit 2018 will be held in Singapore. This conference is an exclusive event for the corporate executives from the global multinational corporations to learn the latest trends and regulations affecting general business activities and cross-border investment in SouthEast Asia and how to overcome some of these obstacles.
The event is also a valuable opportunity for business networking by exchanging the practical experience and lessons of direct investment, M&A, JV partnership in this region. Senior executives from MNCs, PE, VC and professional advisors for finance & tax, legal, management consulting, investment banking will join this year’s exciting event.
We are looking forward to your participation!
• Better understanding on policies, regulations, culture and business practices of these regions.
• Understanding the dynamics of the region.
• Learning from other companies’ practical experience and lessons, Developing your company’s business and investment objectives and strategy.
• Meeting with the world leading companies’ executives, Exchanging perspective, knowledge and expertise.
• Spend ONLY ONE DAY in this high level event and generating valuable new connections and business opportunities.
• CXO, Board of Director, Chairman
• Country Manager, Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer
• Professionals incharge of Investment & M&A • Government Affairs
• International Relations • Legal • FInance
• Tax • Business Development • Corporate Strategy
• Marketing • Supply Chain • Human Resource • Joint Ventures • Operations
|SouthEast Asia Business Summit 2018|
|Venue||Orchid Ballroom, Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre|
|0930-1000hrs||Registration & Networking and Opening Address|
|1000-1045hrs||Business opportunities in South East Asia||Yoke Kee Ang, Mah Sing Group||Panel Discussion|
|How better relation among ASEAN countries can propel growth||John Harrison - Founder, Agr1|
|Scope for FDI||Sridhar Rao - Founder, Trucel Capital|
|Exploring new business trends in the region||Sonny Yuen - MD, JonDavidson Pte Ltd|
|Steve Tunstall - CEO &Co-Founder, Inzsure.com|
|Joanne FLINN - CEO, Project Wings Pte Ltd(Moderator)|
|1045 - 1100||Tea Break and Networking|
|1100 - 1145||Joint Ventures & M&A in Southeast Asia||Mr. Yang Yen Thaw, MD 2iB Partners||Presentation|
|1145 -1245||Why M&A and JV in SEA||Rick Marchese, Lares Loreno Private Capital||Panel Discussion|
|Pitfalls and profits||Mr. Yang Yen Thaw, MD 2iB Partners(Moderator)|
|Business Culture,regulations and etiquette||Ashish McLaren -Director ,Duff & Phelps|
|Muneer Valappil, Fuber International|
|1345-1430||Role of India in SEA||Ross Coull Investment , CDC Group Plc||Panel Discussion|
|-SEA Implications||Harsh Maheshwari,Associate Director,Grant Thornton|
|-Opportunities and Strategies||Bobby Bhatia - Talkinvest|
|-Singapore’s role as a strategic gateway||Ashish McLaren - Director, Duff & Phelps|
|Raj Mishra - CEO, I-Deals Network|
|Pratik Bose, Indian Angel Network|
|1430-1530||Role of China in SEA.||Sonja piontek - CEO, Founder of Sonnenkind Pte Ltd (Moderator)||Panel Discussion|
|-SEA Implications||Rick Marchese, Lares Loreno Private Capital|
|-Opportunities and Strategies||Harsh Maheshwari,Associate Director,Grant Thornton|
|-Singapore’s role as a strategic gateway||Donald Ho - Managing Partner, ERI Singapore|
|One Belt One Road , AEC Implications for South East Asian Businesses.||Aloysius Wee Meng Seng - Managing Partner, AQUINAS LAW ALLIANCE LLP|
|1530-1545||Tea Break and Networking|
|1545-1645||Scaling up and Internationalization in SouthEast Asia||Mr. Lawrence Yip - CMO Sembcorp||Panel Discussion|
|-SEA Implications||Mr. Richard Eu, Chairman Eu Yan Sang|
|-Opportunities and Strategies||Beatrice Nirmala - Founder, The IBR Asia Group|
|-Singapore’s role as a strategic gateway||Mr. Arthur Tay, Chairman/CEO SUTL|
|Scott Bales -Managing Director , Innovation Labs Asia|