Global Investment Forum

14 March 2017  Hong Kong, HongKong


  • Overview

    Through the looking glass: navigating an unpredictable world

    Much has been written about the challenge of generating returns when yields and risk premia are relatively low. It is, however, just as important for investors to recognize the many sources of economic and political fragility in an environment in which we may be reaching the limits of monetary policy effectiveness. Investors are therefore compelled to consider a wide range of possible futures and to build portfolios that are likely to be resilient to a range of scenarios.

    In response to this challenging set of circumstances, investors need to look both inward and outward. Looking inward, investors should seek to identify any characteristics of their approach, objectives or circumstances that might provide a competitive edge or raise the importance of certain categories of risk. Looking outward, investors can then seek to build a portfolio of assets and strategies that maximizes their specific advantages and improves the likelihood of meeting their long-term objectives while managing the risk of capital impairment.

    Mercer's Global Investment Forums provide the setting for stimulating and informative discussions on the economy, institutional investments, pension plan management, and more. Over the years, we've had hundreds of institutional investors, asset and fund managers and, Mercer investment professionals come together to connect, learn, and share.

    We look forward to seeing you at the Forum.

    Join us and be part of the conversation.

  • Keynote speaker

    David Rowan

    David Rowan is editor of WIRED's UK edition, the award-winning technology-and-innovations magazine that stays ahead of the trends re-shaping the world we live in. He's taken 120 flights in the past year to investigate the companies and entrepreneurs transforming our world, for example spending time with the founders of Google, WhatsApp, Spotify, LinkedIn, Nest and hundreds of other disruptive start-ups from Tel Aviv to Shenzhen.

    David has interviewed personalities and influencers from to Zaha Hadid and David Cameron. He has keynoted on technology, business and innovation themes all over the world, and has chaired high-profile events for the UK and French governments, Google Zeitgeist and TED Global, as well as for leading international financial services institutions and Fortune 100 businesses.

  • More information

    For information about the event, please visit: Mercer Signture Events or contact Allison Grasso:

    • +1 201 284 6205
  • Title: Mercer's 2017 Global Investment Forum - Hong Kong

  • Date: 14 March 2017

  • Location: HongKong, Hong Kong


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