Asia continues to be a vibrant economic hub with changes in monetary policy, a real estate boom, a voracious appetite for commodities and a record number of IPOs. At the center of this activity are enormous sovereign wealth funds, new private wealth and established investment houses resulting in a magnetic market for investors. The hedge fund business had gone through dramatic change precipitated by the global financial crisis. While many funds closed, a new generation of funds is emerging, with discipline and maturity makes their futures look promising.
Asia: Boom or Bubble will bring Asia's most important investors together with the world’s top financial minds for a day of discussions focused on assessing the markets, exchanging expertise, meeting new players and gaining insight into the real story behind the headlines.
The program will feature on-stage interviews conducted by Bloomberg journalists with Asia’s central bankers, top investors, CEOs, hedge fund managers and regulatory officials. Topics will include fund-raising, investor perspectives, strategies for participating in Asia's markets and insight into the region's most interesting economies.