Sponsors

Sponsors

Partners

Principal Partner

BNP Paribas is a leader in banking and financial services and has a long association with the official institutions' sector. The Group is present in nearly 75 countries globally enabling clients to benefit from a range of services including corporate & institutional banking; asset servicing and asset management. www.bnpparibas.com Fully integrated in the BNP Paribas Group, BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking (CIB) is a leading provider of solutions to two client franchises: corporates and institutionals. We strive to service the global economy by providing solutions to its clients in financing, flow banking, financial advisory, global markets, risk management and the securities services requirements of the world's leading Official Institutions. CIB is a leader in distribution of Sovereign Debt and has dedicated coverage and sales teams for Official Institutions clients across all regions. www. cib.bnpparibas.com, www.securities.bnpparibas.com

Presentation Partner

Invesco is an independent investment management firm dedicated to delivering an investment experience that helps people get more out of life. With more than 7,000 employees worldwide, Invesco manages over US$934 billion of assets under management around the globe, serving clients in more than 120 countries (as of March 31, 2018). Operating in more than 25 countries, the firm is currently listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol IVZ.

Having been here since 1962, Invesco is one of the most experienced investment managers in Asia. Today, Invesco has a comprehensive presence in the Asia Pacific region with offices in Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan.  In addition, Invesco has a presence in China via a joint-venture, Invesco Great Wall.

 

 

BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. As a fiduciary to our clients, we provide the investment and technology solutions they need to help them achieve their most important goals. As of December 31, 2018, the firm managed just under $6 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.  Official Institutions have unique needs and challenges, and for decades BlackRock has served as a trusted partner for Official Institutions around the world, providing global investment and risk management services.

Co-Partner

Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited ("BOCHK") is a leading listed commercial banking group and the banknote issuing bank in Hong Kong. Firmly rooted in Hong Kong since 1917, BOCHK also acts as the ASEAN regional hub of Bank of China Group to build a financial artery in support of the national Belt and Road Initiative. BOCHK is committed to continue playing a vital role in Hong Kong's financial system stability by having the most extensive local branch network in Hong Kong, including approximately 200 branches, more than 250 automated banking centers and efficient e-channels of over 1,000 self-service machines.

BOCHK offers a comprehensive range of global financial products and advisory services to central banks, supranational institutions, sovereign funds, financial institutions, corporate and personal clients. With its distinct market position, BOCHK has been enjoying favorable credit rating and stable outlook by international rating agencies. BOCHK is named to have the most Digital Banking Initiative in Hong Kong by The Asian Banker 2018, this honour has been granted to the Bank for the third consecutive years in recognition of its outstanding position in Fintech development to provide quality banking services for its customers.

BOCHK is the sole RMB Clearing Bank in Hong Kong appointed by the People's Bank of China ("PBOC") since 2003 and the first CIPS Offshore Direct Participant since June 2016, which is recorded as the top of the RMB Clearing Bank in terms of settlement volumes among offshore platforms. Leveraging its professional expertise, comprehensive range of RMB services, and its close collaboration with Bank of China in the Mainland China, BOCHK is definitely the best choice for all RMB needs of customers globally -"A Century of Heritage. A New Era of Excellence".

For four decades, State Street Global Advisors has served the world’s governments, institutions and financial advisors. With a rigorous, risk-aware approach built on research, analysis and market-tested experience, we build from a breadth of active and index strategies to create cost-effective solutions. As stewards, we help portfolio companies see that what is fair for people and sustainable for the planet can deliver long-term performance. And, as pioneers in index, ETF, and ESG investing, we are always inventing new ways to invest. As a result, we have become the world’s third largest asset manager with nearly US $2.8 trillion* under our care.

*AUM reflects approx. US$34.92B (as of December 31, 2017) with respect to which State Street Global Advisors Funds Distributors, LLC serves as marketing agent; SSGA FD, LLC and State Street Global Advisors are affiliated.

Calypso Technology, Inc. is a cloud-enabled provider of cross-asset front-to-back solutions for financial markets with over 35,000 users in 60+ countries. Its award-winning software improves reliability, adaptability, and scalability across several verticals, including capital markets, investment management, central banking, clearing, treasury, liquidity, and collateral. Calypso is leveraging innovative cloud microservices and blockchain distributed ledger technology (DLT) based solutions to reduce trading costs and improve time to value.

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