Premier investor relations professional development and networking series returns for seventh year in Beijing and Hong Kong and adds Tokyo to the series.
TOKYO, Sept. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Ipreo by IHS Markit, a global leader in providing market intelligence, data and technology solutions to corporate and financial services professionals, today announced it will again host its world-class investor relations events in three cities in Asia from Monday, September 17 through Friday, September 21, 2018.
This year's "IR Wisdom Summit" is designed to engage C-suite executives, IR professionals and the investment community in interactive conversations around the latest market trends and facilitate networking among industry peers. Agenda topics will include the latest global political and economic trends, key developments in the financial markets, ESG in investment, global IR best practices and shareholder activism.
The lineup of international and regional speakers includes representation from the buy-side and sell-side, stock exchanges, key industry associations and other prominent industry professionals. One of this year's keynote speakers, Barbara Gasper, Mastercard's former group executive and executive vice president of IR, will speak about her extensive career in IR and share her thoughts on building strategic IR programs.
"Asia is significant to our business as we look to support the strategic development of investor relations in the region," said Joanne Adams, managing director at Ipreo by IHS Markit. "This year, in response to our growing presence in Japan, we are, for the first time, hosting the IR Wisdom Summit in Tokyo."
"We are delighted to be bringing our flagship IR Wisdom event to Tokyo this year: this is a time for sharing ideas, networking with colleagues and learning more about latest trends," said Hidekatsu Yamamoto, Head of Japan, Ipreo by IHS Markit. "We have a great afternoon of experts lined up for our delegates and we look forward to welcoming our first-rate speakers to our conference."
This year's summit is supported by Japan Exchange Group, The Consortium for Japan International Asset Management Center Promotion (JIAM), Japan Investor Relations Association (JIRA), The Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies (CHKLC), Citi's Depositary Receipt Services, Hong Kong Investor Relations Association (HKIRA), Institutional Investor, Marcum Bernstein & Pinchuk and TPG Investor Relations, with PR Newswire as the news release distribution partner.
To learn more about the Wisdom IR Summit agendas, and to register for one of the events, visit http://events.ipreo.com/ir-wisdom-2018.
About Ipreo (www.ipreo.com)
Ipreo, a unit of IHS Markit is a global leader in providing market intelligence, data, and technology solutions to all participants in the global capital markets, including sell-side banks, publicly traded companies, and buy-side institutions. An extensive suite of investor relations services provides corporate clients with unparalleled cross-asset class surveillance, investor targeting, buy-side perception studies, transaction analysis and predictive analytics. Additionally, Ipreo's BD Corporate IR workflow platform offers the most accurate and comprehensive database covering global institutional contacts, profiles, and ownership data. Critical insights and flexible solutions help clients run more effective investor relations programs. Ipreo has nearly 2,000 people serving clients in every major financial hub around the world.
About IHS Markit (www.ihsmarkit.com)
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