Cambodia Investment Review
American Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia (AmCham) is hosting a special full day forum on Thursday, December 8 at Dara Airport Hotel in Phnom Penh tickets are being sold at $45 for members and $55 for non-members with lunch included.
The Rise of Capital Markets and Venture Capital in Cambodia will address the spectrum of capital markets inclusive of the Cambodia Stock Exchange, the Securities and Exchange Regulator of Cambodia, the Bond Market, the Underwriters, the Investors and Funds, and the Start-ups, Entrepreneurs and Capital Seekers.
The event has a line-up the market’s leading professional in the Investment Banking, Corporate Finance, Funds, and Exchange and Regulator space.
The morning key note speech will be delivered by Chief Executive Officer of Cambodia Stock Exchange, His Excellency Hong Sok Hour, and the afternoon key note speech will be delivered by His Excellency Sou Socheat, Delegate of the Royal Government in charge as Director General of the Securities and Exchange Regulator of Cambodia.
The morning session will include an informative presentation on “Bond Issuance” by Mr. KT Han, managing Director of Yuanta Securities, the “Role of Underwriters” from Mr. Ranarith IV, CEO and Head of the Corporate and Investment Bank of RHB Securities (Cambodia), and Cambodia Stock Exchange’s Mr. Kim Kyeonghack will discuss “Capital Markets Development Strategy”.
Expert panel discussions
The afternoon promises to be of great interest to entrepreneurs, start-ups and businesses seeking capital, with market experts across the Investment, Fund, and Entrepreneurs sectors. Mr. Stephen Higgins, Managing Partner of Mekong Strategic Partners, will present on “How Investors Decide Whether to Invest in a Start-up”.
The Investor panel discussion includes key market investors such as:
- Mr. Stephen Higgins, co-founder of Mekong Strategic Partners
- Mr. Suy Sokraksmey, Board Director of ID Capital Plc.
- Mr. Seang Sopagna, President of the Young Entrepreneurs Association of Cambodia,
- Mr. Frederic Prolux, of Haystack
- Ms. Mariza Ung, Partner of VDB Loi
The Panel Discussion themed, “The Entrepreneurs, creating a Business Mode and Launching a Business”, will be moderated by David Sok Dara Marshall, Group CFO of ISI Group.
The panel includes the marker’s leading entrepreneurs:
- Mr. Parth Borkotoky, CEO Azaylla
- Mr. Borima Chann, Co-Founder and CEO Nham 24
- Mr. Vichet In, CE0 of GroupIn
- Mr. Richard Yim, President of Quantum Engineering and Manufacturing Company
- Ms. Ratana Phurik-Callebaut
AmCham President, Anthony Galliano commented: “This is the Capital Market Forum of the year and comprises the market’s leading experts, professionals, and success stories. We are delighted to have Chief Executive Officer of Cambodia Stock Exchange, His Excellency Hong Sok Hour, and His Excellency Sou Socheat, Delegate of the Royal Government in charge as Director General of the Securities and Exchange Regulator of Cambodia as our keynote speakers.”
“AmCham is supportive and seeks to assist in the development and growth of the Capital Markets, which is an essential component of any economy. We are delighted to showcase the Investors and Entrepreneurs, true, achievers, in sharing their experience,” he added.