Mark Fields, Minouche Shafik, Jennifer Li, More, Headline Bloomberg Markets Most Influential Summit

The conference will return to Hong Kong, London and New York–and for the first time, will convene in Abu Dhabi–for timely conversations around the biggest issues facing business leaders today.

September 20, 2016, New York – Bloomberg today announced its sixth annual Markets Most Influential Summit to be held on Wednesday, September 28th, in New York, London and Hong Kong, and for the first time, on Wednesday, December 7th in Abu Dhabi. Each city will bring together global business leaders and influencers such as Ford Motor Company President and CEO Mark Fields, Bank of England Deputy Governor for Markets and Banking Minouche Shafik, Credit Suisse CEO Tidjane Thiam, Baidu CFO Jennifer Li, Goldman Sachs Japan Vice-Chair Kathy Matsui, UBS Chairman Axel Weber, and Moelis & Company Founder, Chairman and CEO Ken Moelis for a day of deep insight, sophisticated analysis, and networking. The on-stage program will delve into topics ranging from the implications of Brexit, to navigating volatility, placing bets in China, the potential impact of the U.S. election, the liquidity crisis, and much more. The Summit opens on Tuesday, September 27th at 6PM ET with a special live edition of Bloomberg Surveillance Prime-time, featuring an interview with former hedge fund manager and industry legend Julian Robertson conducted by Bloomberg’s Tom Keene and Michael McKee.

The Bloomberg Markets Most Influential Summit is the centerpiece of a multi-platform editorial initiative that leverages Bloomberg’s unparalleled breadth of media resources, including print, digital, television and radio platforms to drive provocative conversations with newsmakers and leaders on the trends and opportunities encountered across the global economy. The event is produced by Bloomberg Live, the company’s global events business, in conjunction with the annual Bloomberg 50 Most Influential ranking, which will run in the September 26th issue of Bloomberg Businessweek and be available digitally on Thursday, September 22nd. In addition, Bloomberg Television will broadcast event sessions live, and conduct interviews with select newsmakers. Bloomberg Radio will also broadcast live from the Summit.

“Convening top leaders in four of the world’s largest business hubs underscores Bloomberg’s ability to drive conversation among decision makers, executives, thought leaders around the world, and highlights our unmatched multi-platform approach to covering global markets and finance,” said Mark Miller, Editor of Bloomberg Live. “In a year marked by unprecedented events that will the shape the course of economic history in Europe and around the world, the Markets Most Influential Summit will offer a rare opportunity to hear from those tasked with safe guarding our economies and financial institutions.”

“In the pursuit of being the leading global multi-platform business and media organization, we have continued to enhance our events business by not only offering thought provoking, newsmaking content, but also compelling and unique opportunities for our advertisers in the top business centers of the world,” said Stacy Kennedy, Global General Manager of Bloomberg Live. “The conference is already sold out, with more than 1,000 attendees confirmed, reflecting the caliber of speaker’s we’ve assembled and the provocative and timely conversations we’ll have.”

New York, Bloomberg HQ 
731 Lexington Avenue

Bloomberg Markets Most Influential in New York will focus on global trends and forces shaping investment strategy today, with the policymakers, money managers, bankers and big thinkers. Speakers include:

– Anu Aiyengar, Head of North American M&A, J.P. Morgan
– Cliff Asness, Co-Founder, Managing Principal, and Chief Investment Officer, AQR Capital Management
– Joseph Baratta, Global Head of Private Equity, Blackstone
– Joshua M. Brown, CEO, Ritholtz Wealth Management
– Reginald M. Browne, Senior Managing Director, Cantor Fitzgerald
– Richard Clarida, Global Strategic Advisor, PIMCO
– Abby Joseph Cohen, President, Global Markets Institute, Goldman Sachs
– Mark Fields, President & CEO, Ford Motor Company
– Sharon French, Head of Beta Solutions, OppenheimerFunds
– Ed Garden, Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer, Trian Partners
– Glenn Hubbard, Dean; Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School
– Alan Krueger, Bendheim Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University
– Marc Lasry, Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO, Avenue Capital Group
– Gregg Lemkau, Co-head, Global M&A, Goldman Sachs
– Howard Marks, Co-Chairman, Oaktree Capital Management
– Edward J. Mathias, Managing Director, The Carlyle Group
– Branko Milanovic, Presidential Professor, City University of New York Graduate Center
– Ken Moelis, Founder, Chairman, CEO, Moelis & Company
– Dambisa Moyo, Global economist and author
– Rebecca Patterson, Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer, Bessemer Trust Companies
– Chitra Ramkrishna, CEO, National Stock Exchange of India
– Tony Ressler, Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO, Ares Management L.P.
– Bruce Richards, Co-Managing Partner & CEO, Marathon Asset Management
– Ali Rosenthal, VP, Strategic Partnerships, Wealthfront
– Simon Roy, President, Jemstep
– David Siegel, Co-Chairman, Two Sigma
– Jon Stein, Founder and CEO, Betterment

London, Bloomberg HQ
City Gate House, 39-45 Finsbury Square

Bloomberg Markets Most Influential in London will bring together the leaders in European finance and business, including public officials, CEOs, investors, and bankers for a unique opportunity to hear views on the investments of tomorrow. The day will begin with a keynote address from Bank of England Deputy Governor for Markets and Banking, Minouche Shafik, her first major speech since the Monetary Policy Committee cut the key rate to a record low and expanded asset purchases to help stave off the economic shock from Britain’s vote to leave the EU. Additional speakers include:

– Rajesh Agrawal, Deputy Mayor of London for Business
– Oliver Bäte, Chairman of the Board of Management, Allianz SE
– Mariano Belinky, Managing Partner, Santander InnoVentures
– Libby Cantrill, Head of Public Policy, PIMCO
– Samir Desai, CEO and Co-Founder, Funding Circle
– Luke Ellis, CEO, Man Group
– Christian Faes, Co-Founder and CEO, LendInvest
– Alexander Friedman, CEO, GAM Holding AG
– Philipp Hildebrand, Vice Chairman, BlackRock
– Nick Hungerford, Co-Founder, Nutmeg
– Anshu Jain, Senior Advisor, McKinsey Global Institute
– Rhydian Lewis, Founder and CEO, RateSetter
– Catherine L. Mann, Chief Economist, OECD
– Carlo Messina, CEO, Intesa Sanpaolo
– Helena Morrissey, Non Executive Chair, Newton
– Viswas Raghavan, Deputy CEO, Europe, J.P. Morgan
– Charlotte Ransom, CEO and Co-Founder, Netwealth
– Minouche Shafik, Deputy Governor for Markets and Banking, Bank of England
– Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Chairman, Societè Générale
– Ian Taylor, President & CEO, Vitol
– Tidjane Thiam, CEO, Credit Suisse
– Adair Turner, Chairman, Institute for New Economic Thinking
– Axel Weber, Chairman, UBS
– Andrew Wilson, CEO for EMEA, Goldman Sachs Asset Management International

Hong Kong, Conrad Hotel
Pacific Place, One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty

Bloomberg Markets Most Influential Summit in Hong Kong will cover Asia Pacific’s biggest market moving topics including the Brexit impact, China slowdown, commodities, currencies, negative rates and emerging markets. Speakers include:

– David Bloom, Global Head of Currency Strategy, HSBC
– Cheng-hye Cheah, Chairman & Co-CIO, Value Partners Group
– Sophia Cheng, CIO, Cathay Financial Holdings
– David Cui, Head of China Equity Strategy, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
– Maureen Derooij, CEO, Asia-Pacific, ABN AMRO Bank
– Regina Ip, Chairwoman, New People’s Party, Hong Kong
– Mark Konyn, Group CIO, AIA
– Jason H. Lee, Managing Director and Head of Asia Real Estate, The Carlyle Group
– Jenny Lee, Managing Partner, GGV Capital
– Alan Leong, Former Leader, The Civic Party, Hong Kong
– Jennifer Li, CFO, Baidu
– Wilson Magee, Director of Franklin Global Real Estate and Infrastructure Securities, Franklin Templeton
– Kathy Matsui, Vice-Chair, Goldman Sachs Japan
– Mark Mobius, Executive Chairman, Templeton Emerging Markets Group, Franklin Templeton
– Eric Mogelof, Managing Director, Head of Asia Pacific, PIMCO
– John Rice, Vice-Chairman, General Electric
– Datuk Shahril Ridza Ridzuan, CEO, Employees Provident Fund of Malaysia
– Dominic Scriven, Chairman, Dragon Capital
– Tan Su Shan, Managing Director and Group Head Consumer Banking and Wealth, DBS Group
– Kathryn Shih, President, Asia-Pacific, UBS
– Jonathan Slone, Chairman & CEO, CLSA
– Greg Smith, Managing Director, Global Commodities
– Dr. Tim Summers, Senior Consulting Fellow, Asia Program, Chatham House
– Steven Swerdlow, CEO, APAC, CBRE
– Darren Tan, CFO, OCBC Group
– Sue Trinh, Head of FX Strategy, Asia, RBC Capital Markets
– Ben Way, CEO, Asia, Macquarie Group
– Jay Wintrob, CEO, Oaktree Capital Management
– Danny Yong, CIO & Founding Partner, Dymon Asia Capital
– Helen Zhu, Managing Director, Head of China Equities, BlackRock

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The Bloomberg Markets Most Influential Summit is sponsored by PIMCO (in New York, London and Hong Kong), Invest Cyprus (in London and Hong Kong), PowerShares QQQ (in New York), Abu Dhabi Global Market (In London), and Conning (in Hong Kong).

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