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Blue Chip Journal - January 2020 edition

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On the money Making waves this quarter Cutting-edge thought leadership The Investment Forum turns 10 in 2020 The Investment Forum celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with a programme packed with cutting-edge thought leadership. No fewer than 43 financial professionals from 25 leading investment management companies will be participating. Delegates can expect interactive presentations and rigorous debates on the state of play in domestic and international financial markets as well as what to expect regarding investment returns for 2020. Ultimately financial advisors will take home an enriched and balanced perspective to better manage their clients’ portfolios. Co-located in Cape Town (16-17 March at the Century City Convention Centre) and Johannesburg 19-20 at the Sandton Convention Centre), the 2020 edition of the Investment Forum will introduce a number of innovations. A CEO Forum hosted by Stanlib’s Kevin Lings will air the views of JSE-listed CEOs such as Mike Brown (Nedbank), Richard Brasher (Pick n Pay), Dr Chris van der Merwe (Curro Holdings) and Dr Leila Fourie (JSE) on how to sail out of the economic doldrums. New Breakaway Workstreams will allow delegates to select from the workstreams relevant to their needs. Find out more about multi-assets, equity building blocks, fixed income and property and new investment ideas. Learn what industry trends are reshaping financial advice. Get to grips with rules-based investing, alternative investments strategies and real assets, Asia/ China insights and discretionary fund management. If you are a registered financial advisor, secure your CPD points and register for the event at An event not to miss Workshop: 2020 Budget Review Trilogy The 2020 Budget Review Trilogy will be taking place in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg on 19, 20 and 21 February 2020, respectively. Join FPI, SAIT and SAIBA at the event to find out what South Africa’s economic future holds for you and your business. The event will include three panel discussions: 1. Highlights of 2020 Budget: Our panel of economists will pinpoint the highlights of the 2020 Budget Speech. 2. Investments and Savings: On a personal level, the economy has a real impact on our future. Our panel of experts will deliberate investment and saving issues. 3. Key Tax Amendments: In our final segment, our speakers will provide a rundown of the key tax amendments proposed and highlight the subtleties that are easily overlooked. Hedge News Africa Symposium and Awards 2020 The cutting edge of hedge Taking place on 20 February 2020 at the Vineyard Hotel in Newlands, Cape Town, the Hedge News Africa Symposium will discuss the regulatory environment in South Africa and around the world, and what fund managers needed to do as they built their businesses in challenging times. Also on the agenda was corporate governance – much in the spotlight after a series of corporate scandals in South Africa – as well as the role activist investors, can and do play in the corporate world.

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