Austen Morris Associates hosts a Private Client Dinner at BOCCA on the Bund

Austen Morris Associates hosts a Private Client Dinner at BOCCA on the Bund

Austen Morris Associates hosts a Private Client Dinner at BOCCA on the Bund 0 0 AMA Team

Austen Morris Associates hosted a Private Client Dinner at BOCCA on the Bund on Thursday 7th June. Guests were treated to a sumptuous menu with wine pairings at one of Shanghai’s newest Italian restaurants on the Bund overlooking the Huangpu River. The evening began with drinks including Prosecco di Valdobbiadene, Chiaro and canapes while guests took in the views of the bund at sunset. Dinner was a treat for all guests which started with King Prawn and Scallop Tartar with a Traminer, Sauvignon Blanc, Fattoria le Pupille, followed by Quail Stuffed with Green Apple and Red Pepper Sauce and a Chianti Colli Senesi Sangiovese, Castello di Farnetella. The main course was a Mustard Crisp Australian Veal Loin, Vanilla Turnip, Carrot Butter and Parsley Mash Remole paired with a Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi. Finally dessert was a Chocolate Tart, Mango Mousse and Coffee or Tea with Biscuits and Chocolates.
The event was also co-sponsored by Mr. Nick James from Generali International and Mr. Lawrence Tse from Pictet Asset Management based in Hong Kong. The speaker of the evening, Mr. Lawrence Tse, explained how gold offers diversification benefits in an investors’ portfolio, and how gold is an accumulation opportunity for growth under the premium brands consumption trend.
Mr. Lawrence Tse is the Senior Vice President & Head of Distribution Business Development Asia Pacific. He joined Pictet in June 2011 as Senior Vice President and Head of Distribution of Business Development, Asia Pacific ex-Japan and is based in the Hong Kong office. He is responsible for developing the Pictet fund distribution and client relationship management activities in the region. Before joining Pictet, Lawrence was the Chief Marketing Officer at Allianz Global Investors responsible for marketing, business development and client service functions in Hong Kong as well as regional initiatives. Lawrence was previously with Schroders Investment Management for fund distribution and prior to that, he was a founding management member of the multi-manager business at AXA China Region. Lawrence started his asset management career in 1997 at Fidelity Investments where he spent eight years, most recently in institutional business development. Lawrence received his Bachelor of Commerce degree specialised in Finance from the University of Toronto, Canada.
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