GIC is a global investment management company established in 1981 to manage Singapore’s foreign reserves. With a network of offices in nine cities worldwide, GIC invests internationally in equities, fixed income, money market instruments, real estate and special investments. Today, GIC is one of the largest investment management organisations in the world, with over 1,000 people, investing well over US$100 billion in multiple asset classes in more than 40 countries.
Incorporated in 1974, Temasek is an Asia investment company headquartered in Singapore. Supported by 12 affiliates and offices in Asia and Latin America, Temasek owns a diversified S$223 billion portfolio as at 31 March 2014, concentrated principally in Singapore, Asia and growth markets. It has a corporate credit rating of AAA/Aaa by rating agencies Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s respectively. Temasek’s portfolio covers a broad spectrum of industries: financial services; transportation & industrials; telecommunications, media & technology; life sciences, consumer & real estate; and energy & resources.
Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF)
The Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF) was established in 1974 as a not-for-profit industry association to foster and develop the professional competencies of the financial sector. IBF represents the interests of close to 200 member financial institutions covering banks, insurance companies, securities brokerages and asset management firms.
In partnership with the financial industry and training providers, IBF is now dedicated to empowering practitioners with capabilities to support the growth of the Asian financial industry and to promote the Asian standard of excellence for practitioners in finance.
Singapore Management University (SMU)
Incorporated in 2000, SMU has established undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that aim to produce leaders and creative entrepreneurs capable of excelling in a rapidly changing and dynamic world. Set up as Singapore’s first publicly-funded autonomous university offering a style of education modelled after The Wharton School, SMU occupies a state-of-the-art city campus located in the heart of Singapore's civic, cultural and business districts. Today, SMU is home to more than 7,000 students and comprises six schools: the School of Accountancy; Lee Kong Chian School of Business; School of Economics; School of Information Systems; School of Law; and School of Social Sciences.
Yale School of Management
The Yale School of Management (Yale SOM), the youngest of Yale's professional schools, was founded in 1974 with the mission to educate leaders for business and society. The school embodies its mission through its innovative integrated MBA curriculum, launched in 2006; through its distinctive leadership model; through its traditional multi-sectored focus; and through its vision that Yale SOM graduates are broadly engaged, inspiring leaders who own and solve hard problems that matter.
CFA Institute is a global, not-for-profit organisation comprising the world’s largest association of investment professionals. With over 100,000 members and regional societies around the world, it is dedicated to developing and promoting the highest educational, ethical, and professional standards in the investment industry. It offers a range of educational and career resources, including the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and the Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM) designations, and is a leading voice on global issues of fairness, market efficiency and investor protection.