Investor Relations Wisdom Summits Coming to Beijing, Hong Kong and Tokyo

Premier investor relations professional development and networking series returns for seventh year in Beijing and Hong Kong and adds Tokyo to the series.

Hong Kong – September 12, 2018 – Ipreo by IHS Markit, a global leader in providing market intelligence, data and technology solutions to corporate and financial services professionals, today announced it will again host its world-class investor relations events in three cities in Asia from Monday, September 17 through Friday, September 21, 2018.

This year’s “IR Wisdom Summit” is designed to engage C-suite executives, IR professionals and the investment community in interactive conversations around the latest market trends and facilitate networking among industry peers. Agenda topics will include the latest global political and economic trends, key developments in the financial markets, ESG in investment, global IR best practices and shareholder activism.

The lineup of international and regional speakers includes representation from the buy-side and sell-side, stock exchanges, key industry associations and other prominent industry professionals. One of this year’s keynote speakers, Barbara Gasper, Mastercard’s former group executive and executive vice president of IR, will speak about her extensive career in IR and share her thoughts on building strategic IR programs.

“Asia is significant to our business as we look to support the strategic development of investor relations in the region,” said Joanne Adams, managing director at Ipreo by IHS Markit. “This year, in response to our growing presence in Japan, we are, for the first time, hosting the IR Wisdom Summit in Tokyo.”

“The overwhelming positive feedback we’ve received over the past six years is a great testament to the importance of bringing market insights and expertise to the IR community in Asia,” said Edward Soon, Ipreo by IHS Markit’s Asia-Pacific head of corporate sales. “The experts we have at the summits will deliver practical content and deep expertise in addressing the key challenges for IR practitioners. We look forward to welcoming speakers and delegates to our events”.

This year’s summit is supported by The Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies (CHKLC), Citi’s Depositary Receipt Services, Hong Kong Investor Relations Association (HKIRA), Institutional Investor, Japan Exchange Group, The Consortium for Japan International Asset Management Center Promotion (JIAM), Japan Investor Relations Association (JIRA), Marcum Bernstein & Pinchuk and TPG Investor Relations, with PR Newswire as the news release distribution partner.

To learn more about the Wisdom IR Summit agendas, and to register for one of the events, visit

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IHS Markit

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