Hong Kong, 7th September, 2011 – Telecom chief executives from across Asia are meeting with the region’s leading investment bankers, investors and professional advisers in Hong Kong on November 1 at the TMT Finance & Investment Asia conference.
The annual leadership conference (www.tmtfinance.com/asia), now in its third year in Asia, is unique in tackling critical strategic and financing issues for telecom operators that are seeking expansion geographically and into new business lines.
Key sessions at this year’s event include the Telecom Leadership Round Table - Who will lead the new growth cycle? The M&A Panel - Riding the next wave of consolidation; Raising Finance via Debt and Equity Capital Markets; The CFO Round Table - Creating new paths to operational efficiency for telcos; and the Infrastructure Investment Debates - featuring towers sales and leaseback opportunities. Keynote speeches are also scheduled on Cloud Computing, Next Generation Broadband Networks and Disruptive Business Models.
Speakers from over 30 companies will be announced over the coming weeks, with early confirmations including Asia Broadcast Satellite, ANZ Banking Group, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Bakrie Telecom, City Telecom (HK) Limited, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, DBS Group, Etisalat Group, Huawei, Herbert Smith, ING, Moody’s PricewaterhouseCoopers and SBI Macquarie.
“The conference provides an excellent opportunity for leadership from the telecom, finance, legal and professional sectors to meet and debate the latest business models, financing strategies, joint ventures and partnership opportunities,” said Dominic Lowndes, Managing Director of BroadGroup TMT Ventures, the conference producer.
“Mergers and acquisitions will be in an important topic of debate throughout this year’s conference,” said Lowndes. “Telecom operators have been investing heavily in content and applications as they look to move away from dumb pipe business models, but we expect to see an increase in bolt on acquisitions of new technology next year. Towers sales and consolidation in overcrowded markets across Asia are also expected to accelerate.”
The 3rd TMT Finance & Investment Asia conference takes place at the Intercontinental Grand Stanford in Hong Kong on November 1. Sponsors and partners include PricewaterhouseCoopers, Herbert Smith LLP, Moody’s Investors, Reuters, MSL Asia, Jupiter Research, Developing Telecoms, Emerging Markets Monitor, Oxford Business Group and the Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association. For programme details visit www.tmtfinance.com/asia/programme
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Super Early Bird Rates end on September 9. Register early and save at http://www.tmtfinance.com/asia/register
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