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Get insights and practical advice on investing at Invest Fair 2015

- Inaugural Invest Conference 2015 targets sophisticated investors

Singapore, 13 August 2015 - ShareInvestor, the financial internet media and technology subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH),  will host its ninth annual Invest Fair event at the Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre Halls 403-404 on 15-16 August 2015, 10am to 7pm.
 
Centred on the theme “Be Inspired to Invest”, the two-day event features over 40 exhibitors, which include brokers, financial institutions and training and education providers. Visitors can also look forward to more than 100 free and paid seminars where they will hear industry experts speak on the recent global economic developments, industry updates as well as the latest investment product offerings.

This year’s sessions include – 
1. Small Change: Turning Cents Into Dollars - Mr. Goh Eng Yeow, Senior Correspondent, Business Desk, The Straits TimesOn paper, making the right investment decisions appears to be easy. But often our emotions get in the way, and we find ourselves selling a winning stock too early or holding on to a losing stock for too long. So, how do we make sure that we make an investment with our heads, and not with our hearts, in order to turn cents into dollars?Come and listen to the strategies which Goh Eng Yeow has outlined in his two best-selling books.2. INVEST IdolInvest Fair 2015 will be the stage for the inaugural Invest Idol contest where contestants will use their knowledge in stock investing to come up with the most profitable portfolio. The top four finalists will present their selection of Singapore stocks, with the winner walking away with a cash prize of $10,000.3. Singapore PowerList with Mr John Lim, Group CEO of ARA Asset ManagementHear from Mr John Lim, Group CEO of ARA Asset Management who will share his experiences on how he succeeded and what his investment styles are4. My First Investment PavilionIt’s never too late to learn how to invest! The My First Investment Pavilion will guide beginner investors on – 
· Why the need to Invest?
· When should you start Investing?
· How to Invest?
· What to Invest?
· Where to Invest?5. SGX Pavilion: Access the World with Exchange Traded FundsExchange Traded Funds (ETFs) that track the stock index of countries are gaining popularity among investors as their appetite for regional exposure grows. Visit the SGX  pavilion focusing on ETFs to find out how ETFs can be a powerful addition to your overall portfolio.
For more information of the free and paid activities, visithttp://sg2015.invest-fair.com. Admission to Halls 403-404 is free. 

While Invest Fair 2015 is targeted at the retail investors or those who are just beginning to explore the world of investing, Invest Conference 2015 is aimed at the sophisticated investors who want to learn first-hand from world-renowned investment gurus to make sense of today’s volatile markets and an increasingly complex investment environment. 

Participants will have a chance to get up close and personal with the speakers and seek insights on which assets they should park their money in, investment strategies to pursue in today’s investment environment and how to determine which stocks to buy, hold or sell. 

The guest speakers are - 
1. Dr Marc Faber, Editor and Publisher of The Gloom, Boom and Doom Report – he will speak on the Asia economy, its opportunities for the next year and what Singapore investors should be looking out.2. Mr Roger Montgomery, Founder of the Montgomery Investment Management Pty Ltd, an Independent fund manager for a small group of private individuals and families, their companies, trusts, superannuation funds and charitable foundations – he will speak on building and leveraging your portfolio to yield income and generate wealth.  3. Ms Kathy Lien, Managing Director of BK Asset Management – she will speak on the forex currency matters, namely in the trading of the USD, EUR, SGD, as well as the most highly-sought after trades in Q4 2015.
Besides these three guest speakers, financial experts from CIMB Private Banking, Securities, as well as the desks of Malaysia and Thailand will share their perspectives on the regional markets and industry sectors and how investors can seek to benefit.

Invest Conference is a one-day event taking place on Friday 14 August 2015, from 9am to 6pm at Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre, Level 3, Rooms 309-311. Interested participants can sign up at a special rate of $158 (usual price of $350) or $78 for ShareInvestor subscribers. For more information of the speakers and the programme, visithttp://investconference.com.sg.

Mr Christopher Lee, Chief Executive Officer of ShareInvestor, said, “The investment landscape has evolved over the last decade since our first Invest Fair event back in 2007. We believe that it is important for investors to plan their investment strategy and to stay informed and updated on the latest trends and developments. This year’s Invest Fair has seen the introduction of new segments such as INVEST Idol to make it  encouraging for novice retail investors to learn.  Our inaugural Invest Conference offers participants the chance to hear first-hand from experienced business leaders and investment experts, both from Singapore and around the world, and empower them to take charge of their investments.” 


Issued by ShareInvestor Pte Ltd
Co. Regn. No. 199906807G


For more information, please contact:



Mr Yeo Siew Chi
Manager
Corporate Communications & CSR
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID – 6319 1586
Email – 
yeosc@sph.com.sg


About ShareInvestor

Founded in 1999, ShareInvestor is a finance-focused media & technology company with operations in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. ShareInvestor operates the largest investor relations network in ASEAN and its corporate clients include blue chip companies across the region. The company provides both online and offline investor relations and communication services for these companies.

As a technology company, ShareInvestor provides online market data information for multiple markets across its online toolsets, ShareInvestor Station™, ShareInvestor WebPro™ and ShareInvestor Mobile. The company also assists public listed companies and financial institutions with their corporate website designs and technology services.

ShareInvestor organises financial investment seminars and conferences for investors. Our annual large scale conferences, INVEST Fair™ in Singapore and Malaysia draw thousands of participants from Asia to the show.

In 2008, the ShareInvestor Group became a 100% owned subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH).

More information can be found at 
www.ShareInvestorHoldings.com.


About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Asia’s leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.


Media 

The English/Malay/Tamil Media group comprises the print and digital operations of The Straits Times, The Business Times, The New Paper, Berita Harian and My Paper (English section). It also consists of Tamil Murasu Ltd, which publishes Tamil Murasu and tabla!; book publishing arm Straits Times Press; SPH Data Services, which licenses the use of the Straits Times Index, in partnership with the Singapore Exchange and FTSE Ltd; financial data company ShareInvestor; and the two English stations of SPH Radio - Kiss92 and ONE FM 91.3. 

The Chinese Media group publishes three Chinese newspapers - Lianhe Zaobao, Lianhe Wanbao and Shin Min Daily News; the digital editions of Lianhe Zaobao and Lianhe Wanbao, four student weeklies - zbCOMMA, Thumbs Up, Thumbs Up Junior and Thumbs Up Little Junior, ZbBz Newsgazine and My Paper (Chinese section). It also operates SPH Radio's Chinese radio station, UFM 100.3, and Focus Publishing, which produces a range of books and magazines including U-Weekly. 

SPH's other new media initiatives include Asiaone, Stomp, 
omy.com and SPH Razor. 

SPH Magazines, SPH's wholly-owned subsidiary, publishes and produces more than 100 magazine titles and has various online sites, like 
hardwarezone.comherworldplus.com andluxuryinsider.com in Singapore and the region, covering a broad range of interests from lifestyle to information technology. It has also invested in digital newsstand Magzter.

SPH also provides out-of-home (OOH) advertising through its digital out-of-home platform SPHMBO.

SPH Buzz is a modern retail convenience chain with a network of stores around the island.

SPH has a 20 per cent stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which operates free-to-air channels 5, 8 and U, and a 40 per cent stake in MediaCorp Press Limited, which publishes the free newspaper, Today.

Properties

SPH REIT is a Singapore-based REIT established to invest in a portfolio of income-producing real estate primarily for retail purposes. SPH REIT comprises Paragon, a premier upscale retail mall and medical suite/office property in Orchard Road and The Clementi Mall, a mid-market suburban mall in the centre of Clementi town.

The Seletar Mall, located in Sengkang, is SPH's latest retail development. This property is a potential asset to be injected into SPH REIT. SPH’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Times Development Pte Ltd, also developed a 43-storey upmarket residential condominium, Sky@eleven, at Thomson Road.


Other Businesses

Online Classified

SPH's online classified include ST701, the leading online marketplace for jobs (STJobs), property (STProperty), cars (STCars) and general classifieds (STClassifieds), sgCarmart and Streetsine.

SPH's regional joint venture online classified business, 701Search, has a number of leading online classified sites in the region.

Events and Exhibitions

Sphere Exhibits, Sphere Conferences, Exhibits Inc and Bizlink Exhibition Services organise innovative consumer and trade events and exhibitions as well as large scale conferences in Singapore and the region. 

Education

SPH has a 22 per cent stake in preschool and enrichment provider MindChamps.


For more information, please visit 
www.sph.com.sg.