Value Investing Summit 2015 – Record-Breaking Number of Value Investors from Asia Pacific Attended Value Investing Summit 2015 from January 24th – 25th 2015
The 4th annual Value Investing Summit 2015 (VIS 2015) kicked-off in the morning with a strong 1500 crowd who arrived way ahead to get into the auditorium. In the two-day event, participants gathered for talks by accomplished value investing gurus and exchanged information on the latest updates on market developments.
Day 1 of VIS 2015 focused on the preparation for investment. Ken Chee, Executive Director & co-founder of 8I Holdings Ltd (ASX: 8IH), started the day off with an entertaining mega-ball bouncing game and shared on the importance of starting with the right frame of mind for investing. The next speaker, Executive Director and Regional Economist at CIMB Research Pte Ltd, Song Seng Wun, touched on the year’s economic outlook in Singapore and around the region. After lunch, Ken Chee continued with an outline of a 3-step approach towards financial freedom and 8I Holdings’ 3-R approach for investment. Calvin Yeo, Managing Director & co-founder of DrWealth.com followed up with insights and strategies for participants to maximise returns and minimizing risks through investing according to a financial plan. Co-founder of 8I Holdings Ltd, Clive Tan took the stage and discussed the rationale of a valuation method complete with a case study. Ken Chee also wrapped the day up by facilitating an insightful panel discussion with Calvin Yeo and Clive Tan.
On Day 2 of VIS 2015, participants delved deeper into value investing when Geoff Howie, Singapore Exchange’s Market Strategist, started the day by discussing the changes in SGX, updates in 2015 and its impact on retail investors. The highlight of the summit was the arrival of Dr Niwes Hemvachiravarakorn, the “Warren Buffett” of Thailand. Dr Niwes added tremendous value to VIS 2015 participants when he spoke about the value investing in Thailand; shared his stories, experiences, value investment strategies as well as his outlook on the future of value investing. Next, Brendon Ansell, Director & founder of Velocity Property Qld spoke about investing in undervalued properties in Australia, the trends, rationale and potential of the market. The last speaker, Louie Pinto, speaks on the psychology of wealth and the wealthy, as well as how to kick-start the journey towards financial freedom in 2015. Subsequently, the crowd participated in an extensive panel discussion facilitated by Clive Tan with Brendon Ansell, Louie Pinto and Dr Niwes Hemvachiravarakorn. The day wrapped up with another case study discussion led by 8I Group’s very own Investment Analyst.
In addition to the selection of topics & case studies, VIS 2015 also saw the first public feature of six individuals who achieved millionaire status from the 8I Group’s Millionaire Circle Network, and the unveiling of the Enlightened Millionaire Signet Ring for all its current & future associates upon achieving a millionaire’s status through the network.
Participants also had the chance to network and mingle with the speakers and sponsors amidst fun and games. There is also a selection of booths for visitors from the organiser, 8 Education, as well as sponsors including CIMB Securities, CoAssets, ShareInvestor, Wealth Affinity Group, TotalHealth and 8 Property Agency.
Pauline Teo, the event spokesperson said, “Thank you for making VIS 2015 a success and see you next year in Value Investing Summit 2016 on 23rd – 24th January.”
Value Investing Summit, organised by 8 Education Pte Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of 8I Holdings Ltd, is the largest gathering of value investors in Asia Pacific. The summit features the most successful and brilliant minds in value investing and is committed to add value to all participants. For more information, please visit http://www.valueinvestingsummit.com/
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