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Finding Conviction in Uncertain Markets

Thursday 11 October 2012, 11:45 - 16:00

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Details: Featuring José Manuel Campa - Spanish Secretary of State for the Economy (2009-2011)
Finding Conviction in Uncertain Markets' will feature a number of high profile external speakers and commentators as well as some of Aberdeen's leading investment managers.
The Program:

11:45 - 12:00 Registration

12:00 - 13:00 Buffet Lunch

13:00 - 13:05 Welcome

13:05 - 13:45 Keynote Address; “The state of our nations”
José Manuel Campa draws on his experiences as Spanish Secretary of State for the Economy during one of the most turbulent times in the country’s recent history to give his views on how the European debt crisis will unfold. José has been a consultant to large international institutions such as the European Commission, the World Bank, the International Monetary fund and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

13:45 - 14:25 Economics Panel; “Role reversal: The political barriers to economic recovery”
World renowned economists and political journalists including Anne Applebaum, Politics and foreign columnist for the Washington Post, Daniel Gros, former IMF employee and currently the Director of the Brussels-based Centre for European Policy Studies, Danny Quah, Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Douglas J Elliot, The Brookings Institute, will partake in a lively debate on the barriers to economic growth, how they can be hurdled and the increasing influence of political barriers on the markets.

14:25 - 14:40 Break

14:40 - 15:20 “Risk on or risk off - where are investors in funds looking for growth?”
Ian Wilson, Head of Global Fund Data at EPFR Global, gives his latest views on where investors are seeking growth, given the persistent volatility in global markets.

15:20 - 16:00 Growth and income panel; “Company profitability and looking beyond sovereign debt”
Leading fund managers Devan Kaloo - Head of Global Emerging Markets , Jeremy Whitely - Head of Pan European Equities, Keith Bachman - Head of US & Global High Yield and Don Amstad – Product Specialist Asian Bonds, identify where to find the strongest performing companies who continue to deliver attractive yields for investors.

Venue: Schéiss aux Arquebusiers (142 Val Sainte Croix, L-1370 Luxembourg, Tel: (+352) 24 61 82)

Organiser: Aberdeen Asset Management Luxembourg Investment Conference




Info: This event is for buyers and distributors of third party funds only. If you qualify, please register your interest here:


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