Sylvain Baude is an Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer (CIO) for Oclaner Asset Management Pte Ltd (Oclaner), an independent Asset Manager. Licensed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) since 2009, Oclaner acts as an outsourced CIO, helping HNW individuals and institutions define a tailored, sound investment strategy according to specifically defined return objectives clearly centered on risk tolerances, projected expenses and future liabilities.
Jaydee Lin, who heads up the firm’s corporate development, met with Hubbis to explain the firm’s wealth management proposition and where and how the firm plans its next phases of expansion.
The future of the independent wealth management industry in Asia has seldom been more finely poised. The major private banks are fighting tough to shake off decade-old practices, as well as upgrading technology and platform architecture. But the independent firms believe they are ideally positioned, being strategically fleet of foot, client-centric and able to rapidly address digital-enhancements. The Hubbis roundtable discussion co-hosted with Swissquote highlighted the state of play.
Ray Soudah of Millenium Associates discusses how the Industry faces the ever-increasing costs and burdens of compliance regulations and technological issues, even though they may manage to handle these one way or another.