UK-based financial services group Bestinvest will visit Yangon in a bid to tap the ever growing expatriate community in Myanmar’s commercial capital, the firm said.
The Bestinvest delegation will be led by the company’s Chief Investment Officer and Head of Investment Management, Gareth Lewis.
During his stay he will meet key Yangon-based business figures and make a presentation to members of the expatriate community.
The presentation, hosted by the France-Myanmar Business Association (AFMA), will be held at Strand Hotel on Wednesday, May 28 from 6:30pm.
The presentation, “Discover the secrets of award winning investment management”, will focus on the decision making and research process by which Bestinvest make investment choices, Bestinvest said. There will also be a question and answer session as well as a chance to meet and speak with the firm’s team, it added.
The event is free but Bestinvest said registration via email (at email@example.com) is compulsory.
Bestinvest, which is the current Investors Chronicle and Financial Times, UK Wealth Manager of the Year, was invited to Myanmar by its Asia-based partner Infinity Financial Solutions.
Bestinvest, founded in 1986, is one of the UK’s leading private client investment advisers with over 50,000 clients worldwide. It service clients across Asia exclusively through the services of Infinity Financial Solutions, which was founded in 2004.
Gareth has almost 30 years’ experience in investment management. A large part of his career was spent working for UBS where he rose to deputy head of Investment Management for UBS’ UK operation. He joined Bestinvest in 2011 and now manages over $9 billion in assets.