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CIOS 2020: Bull vs. Bear—Why Have Emerging Markets Underperformed in the Past 10 Years?

October 15, 2020 at 10:45:00 AM · Eastern Time (US & Canada)
About This Webinar

The MSCI EM index rose about 18% in 2019 and was off about 5% by mid-July 2020, behind the S&P 500. Yet investors might revisit the asset class upon seeing strength in developing world equities. What is presenting a buying opportunity? What does the future hold for this high-growth category? Should portfolios be re-assessed for US vs. China allocations?

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Featured Presenters
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Executive Director, ISS Media
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Chief investment officer, Hartford HealthCare
Mr. Holmgren is the Chief Investment Officer of Hartford HealthCare’s $3.5B of investment assets. He has lead responsibility for the hospitals’ investment portfolios which includes risk management, portfolio construction, asset allocation, manager selection and investment operations. Previously, he had served as Principal Investment Officer for the Connecticut State Treasury as well as Senior Portfolio Manager at DSI/UBS. David has 30 years of investment experience in the U.S., Europe and Middle East covering traditional and alternative investment management and earned his MBA from Columbia University.

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Senior Vice President, Investments and Chief Investment Officer, FM Global
Sanjay Chawla is senior vice president and chief investment officer at FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial and industrial property insurers, where he manages all the company’s investment functions. Assets managed include insurance general account and pension assets, combined total of approximately $25B. He is based in Waltham, Mass., USA.
Chawla joined FM Global in 2018 from Raytheon Company where he was vice president and chief investment officer, responsible for pension assets investments. Investment management responsibilities included portfolio construction and asset allocation across public and private markets, risk management, operations, ongoing performance and managers’ monitoring and diligence.
Prior to that, Chawla worked for Dow Chemical for 18 years until 2013, and held various leadership roles in portfolio investments, treasury, risk management and corporate finance. Roles included global asset allocation, enterprise-wide and financial risk management, and corporate finance at the corporate headquarters in Michigan, USA, and during expatriate leadership assignments in Asia.
He received an MBA from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Va., USA, and a bachelor’s degree in commerce (honors) from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University, India. He has also completed executive education leadership programs led by Duke Corporate Education, H. H. Dow Academy (Dow Chemical), and Thunderbird and Indiana University.
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Partner, Mercer Investment Consulting
Chris Tauber is a Partner and the Office Business Leader for Mercer Investments in the PNW Region. Chris has over 28 years of investment consulting experience. Current responsibilities include serving various types of private and public fund sponsors in Mercer’s West Unit. His previous experience included working at Jeffrey Slocum & Associates in Minneapolis, Minnesota and R.V. Kuhns & Associates in Portland, Oregon, in which he assisted endowment/foundations, public funds, healthcare systems, defined benefit/contribution, Taft-Hartley, and insurance clients. Core responsibilities throughout his career have included strategic planning, development of investment objectives and policies, asset allocation/asset liability/spending modeling, investment management selection and research, asset class structure reviews, transition management and investment performance evaluation. Chris received a Bachelor of Arts in political science with a minor in political economy concentration from Carleton College.
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