Wednesday, November 07, 2018 8.00AM /
Bukola Akinyele WebTV
The Corporate Investment and Individual Advisers will be officially launched at the 2018 edition of the Investment Advisers and Portfolio Manager, IAPM conference scheduled for November 14th in Lagos.
This was part of the key statements made at the press conference yesterday to disclose what stakeholders and participants should expect at the IAPM conference.
CIIA which is an affiliate of the Association of Investment Advisers and Portfolio Managers, was registered by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Nigeria on April 20, 2018.
The CIIA will serve as a self-regulatory organization [SRO] for corporate and individual investment advisers in the Nigerian capital market.
President of the IAPM Mr Abimbola Olashore who gave the briefing said the conference will focus on the theme ““The Future of Investment Advisory Services in Nigeria.”
According to him “IAPM Members’ Forum is an annual event that brings the investment community together to exchange information on issues, trends and latest developments in the financial market. The event also serves as interface for networking among members, members of the investment community and the regulators of the financial markets”.
Key functionaries expected to grace the event include; Ms Mary Uduk, Acting Director-General, Securities and Exchange Commission who will serve as the special guest of honour while Chief (Dr) Ajibola Ogunshola Chairman, Continental Reinsurance and Alexander Forbes Consulting Actuaries Nigeria will Chair the event.
Other eminent personalities that will grace the occasion are Mr Oscar Onyema, OON CEO of the Nigeria Stock Exchange, Executives of banks, insurance firms and other financial institutions.
Mr Mobolaji Balogun the Chairman of Lafarge Africa a notable investment banker with over twenty-eight years experience will be the Guest speaker for the 2018 IAPM conference.
President of CIIA Mrs Oluwatoyin Sanni said the objective of the conference is to showcase excellence and the quality of leadership in the IAPM.
The IAPM was formed in 1981 under its maiden name Association of Pension fund and Investment Managers and was subsequently changed to Association of Investment Advisers and Portfolio Managers to represent the wider interest of majority of its members. Corporate bodies who founded the Association are Portfolio/Assets managers, Trust corporations, Pension fund managers, Banks, Insurance organizations and other allied organizations with the aim of promoting professionalism in the practice and administration of investment management and investment advisory in Nigeria.
IAPM has the following objectives;
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