HONG KONG, Oct. 29,Ã‚Â 2018 /PRNewswire/ — OP Investment Management Ltd (“OPIM”), Asia’s leading hedge fund platform, today announced that the “Market Wizards of China” conference seriesÃ‚Â haveÃ‚Â successfully beenÃ‚Â held in Shenzhen, Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong between October 26-29, 2018. The conference, hosted with CFA Institute and The Absolute Return Investment Management Association of China, is a four-day event featuring Jack Schwager, the well-known author, fund manager, and industry expert in futures and hedge funds.
Jack Schwager is an established expert on futures and hedge funds, and the co-founder and Chief Research Officer at FundSeeder, a firm that seeks to find undiscovered trading talent worldwide via its trader platform (FundSeeder.com) and to connect unknown successful traders with sources of investment capital through its sister company FundSeeder Investments. Previously, Mr. Schwager was a partner in the Fortune Group (2001-2010), a London-based hedge fund advisory firm. His prior experience also includes 22 years as Director of Futures research for some of Wall Street’s leading firms.
The four-day event celebrates Jack Schwager’s influence on the industry in particular through his best-selling Market Wizard series books which have sold over a million copies worldwide (translated in every major language including Chinese). Each day’s program also brings together some of the top investment managers in MainlandÃ‚Â China and Hong Kong to exchange ideas on the evolution of trading, technology, and asset management. Each day comprises of two parts, the first being an exclusive one-hour interview with Mr. Schwager, his reflections on the research and interviews of all-time-greats like Ray Dalio and Ed Thorpe; the second hour will bring together a panel of traders and leading managers who’ve been influenced by Jack’s books, sharing their experience on strategy, the markets, and building a fund business. MainlandChina and Hong Kong based firms and institutions include Oasis Management Company, Ortus Capital Management, Poincare Capital Management, About Capital Management, Keywise Capital Management, Shenyi Investment, Jinde Asset Management, Hongxin Investment, KC Capital and Pure Faith Asset Management, True Value Partners, Zhenrongbao, Empire Capital, China Financial Futures Exchange, and Beijing Renmin University.
“OPIM has been partnering with Asian emerging managers since 2008, and some of the lessons of the past resonate still today. It’s a rare treat to bring one of the most influential minds to Asia, having helped demystify trading and inspiring an entire generation of investment professionals. We’re thrilled to bring together Jack and Asia’s new market wizards for an intimate and invigorating conversation!” saysÃ‚Â Alvin Fan, Chief Executive Officer of OP Investment Management.
“With countless new talent in Asia uniquely positioned to generate alpha, we’re at an exciting intersection between technology and rise of the emerging manager”, opined Mr. Schwager.
Jack Schwager and Market Wizards of China conference series is hosted by OPIM, and in partnership with CFA Institute and Absolute Return Investment Management Association of China, supported by The Alternative InvestmentÃ‚Â ManagementÃ‚Â Association (AIMA), TheÃ‚Â Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts (HKSFA) and FundSeeder, and sponsored by CME Group, SP Global Market Intelligence, Interactive Brokers, Harneys, CSC Futures (HK) Limited and Global Prime Partners Ltd.
About OP Investment Management Ltd.
OPIM is a leading Hong Kong based asset management company established and licensed since 2004 with Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (the “SFC”) to carry out Type 4 (advising on securities) and 9 (asset management) regulated activities under the provisions of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap.571) (the “HK SFO”). The company is also a member of the Oriental Patron Financial Group and associate of OP Financial Ltd. (Hong Kong publicly listed 1140.HK). OPIM partners with emerging managers to develop innovative strategies for institutional and professional investors. OPIM’s institutional fund platform attracts both managers and investors from around the world working with the industry’s best business partners in alternative asset management.
About FundSeeder Technologies, LLC
FundSeeder Technologies, LLC is a data and performance analytics platform for the trading industry, designed to democratize and globalize the capital investment and portfolio management process for undiscovered trading talent. The company’s software allows traders to verify their track records, benefit from performance analytics and risk management tools and provide access to an emerging manager support structure. Alternatively, sister company FundSeeder Investments provides investors with a unique tool to find emerging skilled managers globally and to invest with them within various types of investment structures. Some of FundSeeder’s investors include FIS Global, a leading financial technology firm and OP Investment Management Ltd., a leading Hong Kong based asset management company. FundSeeder is based in Boca Raton, Florida.
About CFA Institute
CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials. The organization is a champion of ethical behavior in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. Our aim is to create an environment where investors’ interests come first, markets function at their best, and economies grow. There are more than 161,000 CFAÃ‚Â® charterholders worldwide in 163 countries and regions. CFA Institute has eight offices worldwide and there are 151 member societies. For more information, visit www.cfainstitute.orgÃ‚Â or follow us on Twitter at @CFAInstitute and on Facebook.com/CFAInstitute.
About Absolute Return Investment Management Association of China (ARIMAC)
ARIMAC was incorporated in Hong Kong in February 2011. It is a non-profit organization and its Council members are consist of senior investment professionals and industry leaders in China and overseas. The Association is committed to promoting overseas successful absolute return investments, especially hedge fund-related investment philosophy, investment processes and international standard ethic codes of conduct to the Chinese market and cultivating relevant talent. Since its inception, the Association has successfully organized large scale annual conferences, two international CTA forums and other roundtable forums. The Association brings together a group of well-known and experienced professionals globally to promote the healthy development of China’s absolute return investment, and is highly praised by the industry. The Co-Chairmen of the Association are Mr. Jeff Nie and Mr. Wensheng Ma, and there are more than 60 Council members.
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