Your access to Asia’s largest investor bases

Reconnect with Asian investors and global private debt leaders at the 2nd annual PDI APAC Forum on 13 April in Singapore. Understand how market volatility has shifted investor appetites and where opportunities lie in Asia’s private credit markets.

Join Asia’s behemoth investors to analyse APAC’s most promising growth markets in 2022.

Key conversations include: 

  • Vital trends changing investor outlook and private credit allocations
  • Crucial considerations for Asian investors when selecting fund managers
  • How global LPs are looking at return profiles of Asia-Pacific private debt compared with developed and public markets
  • and much more.

Covid precautions

To help keep you and your peers safe, we have embraced some common principles to ensure the smooth running of the PDI APAC Forum.

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Fundraise effectively. Reconnect easily. Gain an edge.

Build trusting relationships

Start your fundraising journey by getting early access to APAC investors and connecting with the private debt-focused community on the ground.

Gain investor insights directly from the market

Discuss APAC investors’ future capital allocations in roundtables and plenary sessions in-person.

Advanced and extended networking

Access Asia Pacific investors virtually one month ahead of the live event and continue to explore new opportunities five months after the live event.

Keynote speakers

Dong Hun Jang, former CIO, Public Officials Benefit Association (POBA)

Tom Tull, former CIO, Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS)

Hear from two former CIOs from South Korea sovereign fund, POBA and public pension, ERS sharing how to create resilient portfolios in rapidly changing markets.

2022 featured speakers

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Key insights from 2021 event

 

Among many highlights in 2021, BlackRock, CPPIB, PAG and Sunsuper told us why the APAC region has led the new trajectory in the recovery. Many more institutional investors and strategic partners shared their perspectives through live discussions. View the highlights today. 


 

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Join our influential global audience

Our attendees include the region’s biggest allocators, top global fund managers, and strategic partners
Aflac Life Insurance Japan
Asian Development Bank
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Avenue Capital Group
Aware Super
AXA Life Insurance
Benesse Group Pension Fund
China Taiping Life Insurance (Hong Kong)
Daiwa House Industry Pension Fund
DBJ Asset Management
DENSO Pension Fund
Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF)
Hana Financial Investment
Hanhwa General Insurance
Hanwha Asset Management
Japan Post Bank
Japan Post Insurance
Macquarie Group
Manulife
MGG Investment Group
NGS super
Nippon Wealth Life Insurance
Non-Government Schools Superannuation Fund
ORIX Life Insurance
PAG
Pension Fund Association
Prudential Life Insurance Korea
Revolution Asset Management
SC Lowry
Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance
Tong Yang Life Insurance
Toyota Tsusho Corporate Pension Fund
And many more...

What our attendees say

Kim, Sang Hoon

Lead Portfolio Manager / Alternative Investment, Meritz Asset Management Co., Ltd.

It was very helpful for me to understand Korea, Asia, and the global private debt market.

Tetsuya Nagamochi

Shinsei Bank

A good opportunity to connect with the market, hear market participants’ opinions and views from home.

Jayme Younghee Han

Executive Director - Asia Funds Advisory and Distribution, Jones Lang LaSalle

Great way to connect people during this unprecedented time. One of the best alternatives conferences I have participated this year – very well presented by each…

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View the crucial topics our speakers will discuss

Download the agenda to see the topics that our speakers will be tackling at the PDI APAC Forum 2022.

Want to join our industry-leading speaking faculty? Contact Ms. Niann Lai today.

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2021 speakers

Diana Reeves, Cabot Capital Partners

Diana Reeves

Director, Cabot Capital Partners

Jeff Pentland

Managing Director, Northleaf Capital Partners

Sabrina Du

Alternative Investment Lead, AXA China Region Insurance Company

Raymond Chan CPPIB Asia

Raymond Chan

Managing Director, Head of APAC Credit, CPPIB Asia

Manda Chan, Evercore Private Funds Group

Manda Chan

Co-founding member of the Asia Pacific Business, Evercore Private Funds Group (PFG)

Kei W Chua Bain Capital Credit

Kei W Chua

Managing Director, Bain Capital Credit

Ryan Chung

Managing Director and Head of Principal Investment, Huatai International

Mei Colani Li VI Asset Management

Mei Colani Li

Head of Private Credit, VI Asset Management

Mike Cowell

Portfolio Manager, Credit Income, Aware Super

Hemant Daga

Chief Executive Officer, Edelweiss Asset Management

Abizer Diwanji, EY India

Abizer Diwanji

Partner and Head – Financial Services, EY India

Anita Ferreira Vivriti Capital

Anita Ferreira

Head - Debt Capital Markets, CredAvenue

Anil Gorthy Avenue Capital Group

Anil Gorthy

Senior Portfolio Manager, Avenue Capital Group

Chris Gradel PAG

Chris Gradel

Founding Partner, PAG

Jayme Younghee Han

Managing Director and Head of Asia ex-Japan, Pretium Partners

Yuko Hara ORIX Life Insurance

Yuko Hara

Director, Investment Private Assets, ORIX Life Insurance

Lucas Hartmann NGS Super

Lucas Hartmann

Senior Manager, Equities, Fixed Income and Alternatives, NGS Super

Tsutomu Ishida PDITOKYO20

Tsutomu Ishida

Deputy General Manager, Tokio Marine and Nichido Fire Insurance

Kulbhushan Kalia Allianz

Kulbhushan Kalia

Senior Portfolio Manager, Allianz Global Investors

Takahiro Kato

Executive Officer, Head of Global Fund Investment, DBJ Asset Management

Rosy Khanna

Regional Industry Director, Financial Institutions Group Asia Pacific, International Finance Corporation

James Kirby Deerpath Capital

James Kirby

President and Co-founder, Deerpath Capital

Tomoko Kitao, Hamilton Lane

Tomoko Kitao

Managing Director, Japan Representative, Hamilton Lane

Foster Lee Gaw Capital Partners

Foster Lee

Senior Director, Credit Investment and Corporate Finance, Gaw Capital Partners

Soo Cheon Lee

CIO, SC Lowy

Susan Lee

Head of Private Credit and Hedge Fund IDD, Asia, Albourne Partners

Vibhor Mittal Vivriti Group

Vibhor Mittal

Chief Products Officer, CredAvenue

Lillian Nunez, IFM Investors

Lillian Nunez

Executive Director – Debt Investments, IFM Investors

Haewon Park

Senior Associate, HarbourVest Partners

Greg Racz

Co-founder and President, MGG Investment Group

Narayan Ramachandran KludeIn Acquisition Corporation

Narayan Ramachandran

Chairman, Vivriti Asset Management

Yann Robard, Whitehorse Liquidity Partners

Yann Robard

Managing Partner, Whitehorse Liquidity Partners

Bob Sahota

Chief Investment Officer, Revolution Asset Management

Samarendra Singh

Principal, Equity Investment Unit, Asian Development Bank

Kevin Smithen

Chief Commercial and Strategy Officer, Digital Colony and Colony Capital

Thomas Swain

Director, Private Fund Group, Credit Suisse (Hong Kong)

Andy Thomson

Senior Editor, Private Debt Investor, PEI Group

Bruce Tomlinson

Bruce Tomlinson

Head of Alternative Strategies, Sunsuper

Bahram Vakil, AZB & Partners

Bahram Vakil

Co-Founder and Senior Partner, AZB & Partners

Pramod Vijayasankar, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Pramod Vijayasankar

Lead Investment Officer, Investment Operations, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Carola Wiksten Aware Super

Carola Wiksten

Senior Investment Analyst - Private Debt, Aware Super

Isaac Wong

Executive Director of Principal Investment, Huatai International 

Celia Yan BlackRock

Celia Yan

Co-Head of Asian Private Credit, BlackRock

In-person guideline

Our venue

Sofitel Singapore City Centre
9 Wallich St, Singapore 078885

To help keep you and your peers safe, we require you to follow the Covid principles below to ensure the smooth running of the PDI APAC Forum 2022.

All attendees must provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status before checking into the event’s venue. All attendees will be required to wear a filtering face piece mask without a ventilation valve. All attendees will be required to take a Rapid Antigen Test in the morning of the conference and provide proof of a negative test result to gain entry to the conference.

To expedite this process, PEI Media and our venue will be using the physical copy of vaccination, or digital proof of COVID-related health insights from “TraceTogether” and “HealthHub” mobile apps. Complete your health screening with the apps ahead of time for expedited check-in and entry. We will NOT be accepting any other form of record of vaccination at the event. We are only accepting physical proof, photos of the vaccination record or digital proof via selected mobile apps.

Questions? Please contact asiaevents@peimedia.com.

The below information is as of 2 March 2022 and will be updated if health, safety and security guidelines change.

What additional measures are being followed at PDI APAC Forum 2022?

We would like to ensure our attendees feel confident as they return to attending our in-person events. Click here for Sofitel Singapore City Centre document outlining actions the hotel is taking.

What is the current Covid-19 situation in Singapore? I plan to travel to Singapore to attend this conference, what are the current travel restrictions?

Singapore Government updates the latest Covid-19 news on their website, also click here to view the latest quarantine measures for inbound travellers.

Do I need to be fully vaccinated or have a negative COVID-19 test to attend?

When you arrive at the event, you’ll need to provide proof that you’re:

  • fully vaccinated* against COVID-19 according to your national vaccine programme
  • having a negative result of Antigen Rapid Test taken within 24 hours prior to event entry

We’ll let you know details as to how you provide the relevant result of Antigen Rapid Test nearer the time of the event.

(*Definition of fully vaccinated varies among cities, however, you will be required to take your 2nd dose at least 14 days before the event i.e. 30 March 2022)

How to show my vaccination?

You can present your vaccination record through:
1. TraceTogether mobile app,
2. HealthHub mobile app or
3. COVID-19 Vaccination Record (Hard copy)

What do I need to do if I receive my vaccination outside of Singapore?

If you had received your vaccination outside of Singapore

  • Please click here to view the list of recognized Covid-19 vaccines outside Singapore
  • Guests must prepare and present Covid-19 Vaccination Record (issues outside Singapore)

Do I need to wear a mask?

All attendees will be required to wear a filtering face piece mask without a ventilation valve in the hotel’s public spaces at all times.

What do I need to do before collecting my name badge at the venue?

You can present your vaccination record through:

  • TraceTogether Application or
  • a physical vaccination card

If you are resident in Singapore, you must download the TraceTogether Application on your mobile phone. You need to open the App on your phone to scan for SafeEntry before entering the venue.

Foreigners will be asked to Download the TraceTogether Application on their mobile phone upon arriving in Singapore and if they take vaccination which is recognized by WHO, they will be issued a Pass which they can use for entry to the venue.

What happens if I cannot attend the event because I have COVID-19 symptoms, have tested positive or am unable to travel due to changes in quarantine rules?

You can take part in the conference online and we will provide a partial credit to the next in-person PDI APAC event. Credits remain at the discretion of PEI Media.

Will there be any tracking of participants in the event of a positive COVID-19 test result?

Yes, if needed we will be asked to report any cases to The Department of Health for further handling.

Any questions regarding the event and vaccination requirements should be sent to asiaevents@peimedia.com.

Partner with PDI APAC Forum

We help brands to meet the right investors, close communication gaps, and maximise exposures among the influential private debt community. Attendees are exclusively decision-makers at the leading private debt investors, fund and asset managers across the region and globe. Sponsorship gives you:

  • Early access to networking and meet the right investors
  • Opportunity to share your thought-leadership
  • High-profile branding opportunities
  • And much, much more …

Contact us today at asiasponsorship@peimedia.com to discuss your branding and thought-leadership options 

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