CFA Conference: Post Compendium

CFAI have been live-blogging at the 67th CFA Institute Annual Conference here in Seattle. As before, I have been very gratified at the kind reception they have received. This post will act as a compendium of these posts so that you may find them in one convenient location. Links to the posts are provided below, with the most recent listed first.

CFA Conference: Arjun Divecha

CFAManaging the Emerging Market Portfolio

Moderated by George R. Hoguet, CFA, State Street Global Advisors

Arjun Divecha is chairman of GMO’s board of directors, where he is responsible for overseeing the team managing the GMO Emerging Markets Strategy, GMO Emerging Countries Strategy, and GMO Emerging Illiquid Strategy. Previously, he was at BARRA, directing software development, marketing, and emerging markets research and development. Mr. Divecha holds a bachelor of technology in aeronautical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and an MBA in finance from Cornell University.

Key issues:

  • Asset allocation across emerging market countries and sectors: The search for profitability
  • Promising country/sector combinations: How to identify them
  • Strategies to exploit the emerging market demographic shift: The sweet spot in long-term global demand growth

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