Credit Suisse Private Banking Americas Hosts Inaugural Global Megatrends Conference

Mar 27, 2013, 09:02 ET from Credit Suisse AG

NEW YORK, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Credit Suisse Private Banking Americas today is hosting the first of its annual thought leadership conference series, The Global Megatrends Conferences, for 2013. Previously known as the Credit Suisse Private Banking Wealth Management Conferences, this series of events provides ultra-high net worth clients with insights and expertise to help them navigate the rapidly evolving global markets. The inaugural Americas Megatrends conference is taking place in Miami.

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The Credit Suisse Private Banking Global Research team has published a Megatrends Framework, which asserts that the analysis of megatrends, major economic, social and political forces, enables successful investments into growing markets. Their research groups these trends under three overarching pillars – Demographics, Multipolar World and Sustainability. These trends and related investment opportunities will be central to the topics and content of the 2013 Global Megatrends Conferences.

For more information about the Megatrends Framework please see the latest edition of Compass.

The Miami conference kicks off the conversation on Megatrends with an exceptional lineup of keynote speakers, including former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Senior Advisor to Credit Suisse, The Rt. Hon. Sir John Major, KG,CH, P. Olivier Sarkozy, Managing Director at the Carlyle Group, Michael Novogratz, Principal at Fortress Investments, as well as a number of Credit Suisse's own experts, including Barbara Reinhard, Chief Investment Strategist for Private Banking Americas, and Joe Reece, Global Head of Equity Capital Markets.

"The pace of change around the world continues to accelerate, introducing new volatility for businesses and investors. The Megatrends framework allows us to bring our clients actionable, insightful analysis to help them respond to these challenges and opportunities," said Paul Arango, Head of Credit Suisse Private Banking Latin America US, and host of the Miami conference.

Credit Suisse will host a series of Megatrend conferences throughout the year, including events in Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles and New York.

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