Past Event Announcement: 8/21/2007


Event Announcement, August 17, 2007


Raising Capital in Asia

We cordially invite you to an evening of summer night fun on 8/21 (Tue). Mr. Michael Cheah, Senior Vice President & Portfolio Manager of AIG SunAmerica, will be our guest speaker for the evening.

Michael recently completed a successful odyssey of fund-raising in the Asian regions, including Taiwan. He will talk about his experiences and observations during the tours, focusing on Taiwan. The title of his speech will be: " Raising Capital in Asia -- Viewpoints from my recent experiences in successfully launching a US dollar-denominated bond fund in Taiwan". Please come and enjoy!

Registration is mandatory. Please RSVP by 8/20 to NYTFA dot MAIL at gmail dot com. If you haven't done so, please also send us a short capsule bio, so the speaker and other guests can know you better.

  • When: 5:30-8:30 pm, Tuesday, August 21, 2007
  • Where: Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York, 1 E. 42nd Street (east of 5th Ave on north side)
  • Agenda:
    • 5:30-6:00pm, Registration
    • 6:00-7:00pm, Mr. Michael Cheah: "Raising Capital in Asia -- Viewpoints from my recent experiences in successfully launching a US dollar-denominated bond fund in Taiwan"
    • 7:00-8:30pm, Mixing & Dinner
  • Cost: $20

Michael Cheah, Sr. Vice President, Sr. Portfolio Manager 

Michael Cheah joined AIG SunAmerica in July of 1999 as vice president, portfolio manager responsible for all investment grade fixed income portfolios at SunAmerica. Michael joined SunAmerica following 17 years of experience at the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) in global fixed income. He was most recently Director of the U.S. Bond Division, Markets and Investment Department, and Representative of the New York Office where his responsibilities included the management of foreign exchange reserves and the overseeing of external relationships with financial and government institutions in the United States. 

Prior to heading the New York Office of the MAS in 1991, Mr. Cheah had served in various capacities, including the domestic open market and currency intervention desk of Local Money and Capital Markets, Foreign Exchange and Gold, and Japan Bond Division.

Mr. Cheah received a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from the University of Singapore, a Masters of Science degree in Management from the London Business School, where he was a Sloan Fellow, and he is a Chartered Financial Analyst and Financial Risk Manager.