Fitch Ratings to host Sri Lanka investment fund and asset management forum


July 10, 2015 (LBO) – Fitch will host an investment fund and asset management forum in Sri Lanka in September, the rating agency said in a statement.

“Leading market participants, including issuers, investors, and bankers, will discuss developments in the asset management industry globally both in terms of asset classes and regulatory developments,” the statement said.

“It will focus on both global trends and specific developments in other countries notably China and South Africa and compare and contrast their experience to developments in Sri Lanka,”

“Other themes on the agenda include global fund flows, investor appetite for and allocations to emerging market debt.”

The forum will be held on Thursday, 17 September 2015.

Fitch’s Fund & Asset Manager Rating group maintains ratings in a diverse set of countries globally, with a notable presence in money market funds, the statement said.

Globally the agency rates about a trillion US dollars in money market fund assets.