NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyBridge Capital (SkyBridge), an alternative investment firm, today announced the program for the second annual SkyBridge Alternatives "SALT" Asia Conference, which will take place at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore September 24-27, 2013. Featured speakers for the invitation-only event include: Timothy Geithner , 75th United States Secretary of the Treasury; Jean-Claude Trichet , Former President of the ECB (2003 -2011) & Former Governor Banque de France (1993-2003; John Lipsky , Former First Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (2006-2011); Jin Liqun, Former Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, China Investment Corporation (CIC); Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister & Minister for Finance, Singapore; and Nassim Taleb , New York Times Bestselling Author, "The Black Swan" and Distinguished Scientific Advisor, Universa Investments.
Building off the success of last year's inaugural event, SALT Asia will convene approximately 1,000 decision makers, industry experts, finance professionals and members of the alternative investment community to discuss and debate key economic trends, geopolitical events and investment strategies for the year ahead. The conference will also provide a forum for networking, with one-on-one and group meeting spaces and evening entertainment.
"SALT Asia is truly a global summit, bringing together leaders and professionals from every area of the world, to meld disparate views and challenge one another's thinking, as well as share best practices and make connections," said Anthony Scaramucci, managing partner at SkyBridge. "We are excited for this year's program, which we believe will produce some great ideas for navigating the global markets and economy in the year ahead."
Current confirmed speakers for SALT Asia include (in alphabetical order): Marc Faber , Editor & Publisher of "The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report"; Jeffrey Jaensubhakij, President, GIC Asset Management; Steve Kuhn , Partner & Head of Fixed Income Trading, Pine River Capital Management; Antony Leung , Senior Managing Director & Chairman of Greater China, The Blackstone Group; Adam Levinson , Chief Investment Officer, Fortress Asia Macro Fund & Co-Chief Investment Officer, Fortress Macro Fund; Deepak Narula , Founder & Managing Partner, Metacapital Management; Guan Ong, Principal, Blue Rice Investment Management & Former Chief Investment Officer, Korea Investment Corporation; Adrian Ryder , Chief Investment Officer, Queensland Investment Corporation; Manraj Sekhon , Chief Executive Officer & Chief Investment Officer, Fullerton Fund Management; Ty Wallach , Partner, Paulson & Co.; and Danny Yong , Chief Investment Officer, Dymon Asia.Registration is now open. For the full agenda, information on participation opportunities or to request an invitation to attend, please visit www.saltconference.com. About SALT With thought leaders, business professionals, hedge fund managers and investors from approximately 36 countries and 6 continents, the SkyBridge Alternatives (SALT) Conference provides an unmatched opportunity for attendees from around the world to connect with global leaders and network with industry peers. The flagship SALT Vegas conference will take place at the Bellagio Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada May 13-16, 2014. SALT is produced by SkyBridge Capital, an alternative investment firm with approximately $8.3 billion in assets under advisement or management as of June 30, 2013. The firm provides investment management products, portfolio management and advisory services addressing every type of market participant. SkyBridge offers investment services for commingled funds of hedge funds products, customized separate account portfolios and hedge fund advisory services. The firm is headquartered in New York and has an office in Zurich, Switzerland. Media Contact: Illka Gobius PINPOINT + 65 9769 8370 firstname.lastname@example.org SOURCE SkyBridge Capital