BANGKOK, Nov 22 – Finance Vice Minister Kiatchai Sophastienphong of Thailand was the keynote speaker at the Global Alliance Partners Investment Conference hosted by KT ZMICO Securities Company (KT ZMICO) on 18 November 2016. He encouraged the group of professional investors, fund managers, and brokers to pursue more cross-border investments within the ASEAN economies.
Vice Minister Sophastienphong suggested that in particular perhaps, their group can think about setting up a CLMVT Clearing House and ADR. According to Mr. Bernard Pouliot, Chairman of Global Alliance Partners (GAP), “Global Alliance Partners has not only endeavored to deliver cross-border services in securities and futures trading, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, private placement, corporate advisory, wealth and fund management, and capital raising amongst its Members, but has also strengthened the domestic presence and clout of every Partner.”
Mr. Yang Soon Lee, Executive Vice President and Head of M&A at KT ZMICO assembled various opportunities from several sectors and countries, and four among them, presented on real estate and housing in the region. In Thailand, Sunplay Asia Group presented an integrated specialized housing project for active retirees, while Boutique Corporation highlighted their Build-Operate-Sell model in their hospitality business involving hotels, service apartment and retail malls.
In the Philippines, 8990 Holdings Inc. spoke of sustainable mass housing, while Asia Pacific Investment Partners presented on real estate investments in Mongolia and Myanmar. Other opportunities from Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, and Sri Lanka ranged from F&B to technology, and from consumer finance to clean energy.