Investing in Emerging Asia: Vietnam as a Case Study

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Speaker: Louie Nguyen, CFA
Soledad Investment Management

Chairs: Tao Chen, CFA, Andy Chong, CFA and Anthony Mak, CFA

This is an Asian Pacific Community of Interest Group Event

Many market observers believe global growth will come from Asia. Using Vietnam as a case study, Louie Nguyen, CFA will discuss several important trends in emerging Asia, from trading inefficiencies to how the "golden population" structure can create a growing consumer base. His presentation will provide insights to where new opportunities may be uncovered for both public and private equity investors.

At Soledad, Louie oversees the research process and manages non-US investments, including direct investments in Vietnam. Soledad is the sub-adviser for the Christopher Weil & Co. Global Dividend mutual fund (CWGDX). Before launching Soledad, Louie was a senior portfolio manager for the Needelman Asset Management International Value product. Prior to NAM, Louie was an institutional portfolio manager for high profile North American and Asian institutional clients at Brandes Investment Partners. He was also a product coordinator for the Japan Equity product. Before joining Brandes, Louie was a research analyst for WestLB in Tokyo.

Louie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Olin School of Business at Washington University. He earned his Master of International Business Studies in Japanese Management and Finance from the Darla Moore School of International Business, University of South Carolina. As a graduate student, Louie was a Mombusho Research Scholar at Waseda University.

As a participant in the CFA Institute Approved-Provider Program, the
CFA Society of Los Angeles has determined that this program qualifies
for 1 credit hours. If you are a CFA Institute member, CE credit for
your participation in this program will be automatically recorded in your CE Diary.

Registration Links
CFALA Members: $20.00 (place cursor on amount for link)
Student Discount: $30.00 (Valid Student ID required at the event)
Non-members: $50.00 (place cursor on amount for link)

Time: 12:00 PM-1:30 PM, Lunch

Location: Omni Los Angeles
                  251 South Olive Street
                  Los Angeles, CA 90071
                  For directions call hotel: (213) 617-3300
                  Event parking at the Omni $12.00 

Dress Code: Business Casual

Payment Information:

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