Current sponsors

2019 sponsors

Partners

Central Banking is delighted to partner with the following organisations for the National Asset-Liability Management Conference 2019.

If you're interested in partnering with us too, please take a look at the 'How can you partner with us?' page.

T. Rowe Price is an asset management firm focused on delivering global investment management excellence and retirement services that investors can rely on—now, and over the long term.

We provide a broad array of mutual funds, subadvisory services, and separate account management for individual and institutional investors, retirement plans, and financial intermediaries.

Our intellectual rigor helps us seek the best ideas for our clients, our integrity ensures that we always put their interests first, and our stability lets us stay focused on their goals as we pursue better investment outcomes.

As of March 31, 2019, T. Rowe Price has USD $1.13 trillion* in assets under management and serves clients in more than 16 countries worldwide.

* Firmwide AUM includes assets managed by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. and its investment advisory affiliates.

For nearly four decades, State Street Global Advisors has been committed to helping financial professionals and those who rely on them achieve their investment objectives. We partner with institutions and financial professionals to help them reach their goals through a rigorous, research-driven process spanning both active and index disciplines. We take pride in working closely with our clients to develop precise investment strategies, including our pioneering family of SPDR ETFs. With millions* in assets under management, our scale and global footprint provide access to markets and asset classes, and allow us to deliver expert insights and investment solutions.

State Street Global Advisors is the investment management arm of State Street Corporation.

* Assets under management were $2.51 trillion as of December 31, 2018. AUM reflects approx. $32.45 billion (as of December 31, 2018) with respect to which State Street Global Advisors Funds Distributors, LLC (SSGA FD) serves as marketing agent; SSGA FD and State Street Global Advisors are affiliated.

BNP Paribas Asset Management is the dedicated asset management business of the BNP Paribas Group. We offer a full range of investment management services to clients globally. In addition to portfolio management, we provide a variety of services adapted to the requirements of our official institutions client base. These include: customized and flexible reporting; and training in portfolio management techniques, risk management, benchmark selection and portfolio guideline construction. BNP Paribas Asset Management has had the privilege of managing assets for the official sector since 1975 and we are honored to count over 60 official institutions, including central banks, sovereign wealth funds, government agencies and supranationals as our clients. Please visit us at http://institutional.bnpparibas-am.com.

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".

Associate partner

About Nikko Asset Management

With US$214 billion* under management, Nikko Asset Management is one of Asia’s largest asset managers, providing high-conviction, active fund management across a range of Equity, Fixed Income, Multi-Asset and Alternative strategies. In addition, its complementary range of passive strategies covers more than 20 indices and includes some of Asia’s largest exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Headquartered in Asia since 1959, the firm represents nearly 200** investment professionals and over 30 nationalities across 11 countries. More than 300 banks, brokers, financial advisors and life insurance companies around the world distribute the company’s products.

The investment teams benefit from a unique global perspective complemented by the firm's historic Asian DNA, striving to deliver consistent excellence in performance. The firm also prides itself on its progressive solution-driven approach, which has led to many innovative funds launched for its clients.

* Consolidated assets under management and sub-advisory of Nikko Asset Management and its subsidiaries as of 31 March 2019.

** As of 31 March 2019, including employees of Nikko Asset Management and its subsidiaries.