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What’s Trending? Trends in Family Office Investments & Fund Structures – A Presentation by Northern Trust, including a special fireside chat with Maples Group [Complete] Event Code: 190625S
Date 25-Jun-2019
Time 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Venue 14/F, BOC Group Life Assurance Tower, 136 Des Voeux Road Central, Hong Kong
Speaker(s) Mr. John McCareins, CAIA, CIMA
Managing Executive, Head of Asia Pacific, Asset Management
The Northern Trust Company

Ms. Caroline Higgins
Senior Vice President, Head of Global Fund Services, Asia
The Northern Trust Company

Ms. Michelle Lloyd
Partner
Maples Group
Fee HKSFA Member(s) at HK$150.0/person
CFA Candidate(s) at HK$150.0/person
Guest(s) and Non-member(s) at HK$300.0/person
This seminar is qualified for 1 CPT hour(s), 1 CE hour(s), 1 RBV CPD hour(s)
Remarks CFA Societies Global Passport Program Eligible 
- Snacks and drinks will be provided.
- Only Visa and Master Card are accepted for online payment.
- Language: English
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  • What are the key investment trends observed in family offices?
  • What are the trends in registered fund structures and how do these fund structures compare?

About the speakers
       


Mr. John McCareins, CAIA, CIMA
Managing Executive, Head of Asia Pacific, Asset Management 
The Northern Trust Company 

Mr. John McCareins leads Northern Trust’s Asset Management business across the Asia Pacific region. He is responsible for strategic growth initiatives and activities including investment strategy, relationship management and sales teams based in Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and Australia, as well as global equity portfolio management and dealing from Hong Kong. John serves on a number of Northern Trust leadership committees such as the Asset Management Operating Group and the APAC Strategic Philanthropic Committee.    

John previously was the head of the Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) practice focused on Retirement Assets, within Northern Trust’s MultiManager Solutions group. He led a team that oversaw multi-asset programmes with more than US$60 billion in assets for asset owners globally. John’s previous experience also includes client relationship management with Northern Trust and mutual fund and sub-advisory product development at T. Rowe Price.   

John earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Northwestern University and his Masters of Business Administration from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. John is a holder of the right to use the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation and has attained the Certified Investment Management Analyst designation. John is also an Accredited Asset Management Specialist designee and a Certified Treasury Professional designee.




Ms. Caroline Higgins
Senior Vice President, Head of Global Fund Services, Asia
The Northern Trust Company

Ms. Caroline Higgins is a Senior Vice President, responsible for Global Fund Services Asia, based in Hong Kong. This includes; the Investment Operations Outsourcing (IOO), Fund Administration and Client Service teams responsible for servicing Northern Trust’s asset management clients in the Asian region.    

Prior to joining Northern Trust in 2016, Caroline held senior leadership, product & client management positions within Asia, Europe and Australia. She was at Brown Brother Harriman (BBH) in Hong Kong, where she was the head of the Transfer Agency function across Asia, which included the deployment of the Global Service model. Prior to BBH, Caroline spent 9 years working for State Street in Ireland, Australia and Hong Kong in the local and off shore Fund Services business focused on client & operational excellence. In addition, she has worked with RBC Global Services, UBS Brinson and Citibank in Australia.     

Caroline is the current Chairperson of the ALFI Asia TA & Distribution committee, an active supporter of the Irish Funds Association and holds a Type 1 License for the Securities and Futures Commission in HK. Caroline received a Diploma of Management from the Australian Institute of Management, Sydney.




Ms. Michelle Lloyd
Partner
Maples Group


Expertise

Ms. Michelle Lloyd heads the Irish desk in the Maples Group's Hong Kong office, where she provides full service Irish funds solutions to Asian-based clients. She has broad experience advising on the establishment, authorisation and operation of various types of UCITS and non-UCITS regulated funds, with a particular recent focus on Brexit structuring and advising on AIFMD implementation and compliance.


Professional Background

Michelle joined the Maples Group's legal services division in 2010 and was elected partner in 2018. Prior to this, she was at a large Irish corporate law firm, during which she completed a secondment to an asset manager in Paris. Michelle speaks regularly at industry conferences on UCITS and AIFMD issues and is a representative for Irish Funds in Asia.



Rating - General
Material presented will be basic and of interest to a general audience having no background in the area.


CFA Societies Global Passport Program



HKSFA has participated in the CFA Societies Global Passport Program which allows CFA society members to enjoy local society member rate at selected events like this luncheon.  Members of non-HKSFA CFA Institute societies qualify to attend this event at HKSFA member rates.  Please contact HKSFA at 
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