Fixed Income Leaders USA Summit 2020

June 08 - 10, 2020

Omni Nashville Hotel, Tennessee

Maria Ma, Head of Fixed Income & International Equity Manager Selection & Portfolio Construction at Lincoln Financial Group

Maria Ma


Head of Fixed Income & International Equity Manager Selection & Portfolio Construction
Lincoln Financial Group

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Day 2 - Wednesday 10 June 2020

Wednesday, June 10th, 2020


11:30 AM All Star Panel: Leading by example - How can a diverse and dynamic team structure that taps into different backgrounds and skill-sets be used as the driving force behind a successful fixed income business?

  • How has the concept of diversity evolved to better mirror your business objectives and team capabilities?
  • What are the newer skill-set requirements for successful trading desks and what are the tangible benefits of a well-rounded team?
  • How can the recruitment process change to better encourage a more inclusive workforce?
  • How can you take into account your clients’ goals and how do you as an organization engage with minority firms to deliver best execution strategy?
  • Aligning your internal diversity with your external clients - How do you provide clients with access to your business while also allowing them to be successful and profitable? 

2:10 PM 360 Perspective: China bonds going mainstream - How can you integrate the offshore bond market to leverage diversification and benefit from additional liquidity exposure and flexibility?

  • How is the demand for Chinese bonds set to increase in the near future, and what does it means for portfolio diversification?
  • Following the flows: How can you take full advantage of China bonds with government support before it becomes one of the biggest global economies?
  • How can this new route contribute to deliver more choice for clients, and how can investors stand to benefit from additional geographical and currency diversification?
  • How can you gain exposure to the maturing Chinese economy by accessing this market in a smart and cost-efficient way?
  • How can ETFs provide investors with a smart, simple solution to accessing the Chinese bond market while providing clients with superior choice, flexibility and performance?