Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View Hotel
Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View Hotel, 1 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

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Event Date Thu Nov 4 HKT (about 1 year ago)
In your timezone (EST): Wed Nov 3 8:00pm - Thu Nov 4 5:00am
Location Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View Hotel
1 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Region APAC

This new program brings together activists, board directors and corporate management to discuss how activism is unfolding in key Asian markets and their impact on corporate governance and shareholder value.
A full day of interviews, panel discussions, presentations by practice experts, strategists, advisors, activists and investors makes this one-day program an invaluable gathering, needed to effectively manage through the ever-evolving landscape of proxy fights and settlements.

Join us to share views and practices on the evolution and of shareholder engagement in Asia, with a focus on how engagements continue to unfold and impact shareholder value.

• Engage
with industry thought leaders on why and how ongoing shareholder engagement and activism play a vital role in affecting share value

• Discover
how activist investors engage with companies to increase shareholder value

• Apply
the latest campaign practices of activists, how they unfold, their outcomes, and their engagements with boards and management


2021 Speakers

Kensaku Bessho
Managing Director, Mergers & Acquisitions Advisory Group, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co.

Dr. Eva Chan
Chairman, Hong Kong Investor Relations

James Han
Partner, TMAM GO Japan Engagement Fund

David Katz
Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

James E. Langston
Partner, Cleary Gottlieb, LLP

Edward Lee
Consultant, Saga Tree Capital Advisors

Ronnie Lim
Senior Engagement Specialist, Robeco

Ronald Low
Managing Director and Head of the Hong Kong Office, Sard Verbinnen & Co

Phillip Meyer
General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, and Chief Operating Officer, Oasis

Christian Sealey
Chief Operating Officer – Australia, Morrow Sodali

Cas Sydorowitz
Global Head of Activism, Georgeson

Derek Zaba
Co-Head, Shareholder Activism Practice, Sidley Austin LLP

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors and Partners

• Lazard
• Newgate Communications
• Norton Rose Fulbright
• Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

• Cleary Goolieb
• Georgeson
• Kekst CNC
• Morgan Stanley
• Morrow Sodali
• Sidley

• 100 Women in Finance
• Activist Insight
• Activistmonitor
• Barclay Hedge
• Canadian Association of Altermative Strategies & Assets
• Ethical Markets
• Hong Kong Investor Relations Association