Never mind Brexit, never mind the political circus of many places, the most important thing that's happening now is the continuous rise of the people - the most significant driver of economic growth in the world.
- Tom Lembong
Chairman of the Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) and former trade minister of Indonesia
Probably not as diversified, and in terms of technology or digitalisation there's probably a lot more to do. That's where we can come in to help."
- Chung Tak Wai
Partner and Head of Southeast Asia
Investing 1.0 was 'don't do it' - anything to do with child labour, destroying the environment, don't do it. Investing 2.0 was going further, looking at ESG and using ESG as a value driver. So ESG has become sort of the expected standard."
- Ralph Keitel
Head of PE Funds East Asia Pacific
Eyeing growth in healthcare & education.
You have a bunch of money chasing the same deals ... the valuations in Asia are insane. The only way to fight this battle is to grow the market to have more and more quality companies."
- Dr Amit Varma
Managing Partner & Co-founder
Leveraging digital technology to solve real problems is what players need to look at ... technology alone does not enable companies to become world class. You have to take advantage of that technology and build world class businesses on the back of it."
- Jinesh Patel
Partner, Dymon Asia
Asia Investment Conference Singapore
2, 3 May 2019
The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore
7 Raffles Avenue, Marina Bay, Singapore 039799