CLSA Americas Announces Lineup for Innovation Summit

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An inaugural multi-sector event focused on the impact and implications of the Internet of Things.

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We are very excited by the opportunity to showcase the enormous scope of the IoT as well as the value potential – which is estimated to be in the trillions of dollars.

CLSA Americas, the North American affiliate of Asia's leading independent brokerage and investment group CLSA, announced today the participating companies presenting at the first ever CLSA Innovation Summit, being held at Le Parker Meridien in New York City over two days from December 10-11, 2014.

Institutional investors will hear from more than a dozen US companies whose innovative technologies are disrupting all aspects of our business and social lives as they drive the Internet of Things.

CLSA Managing Director and Senior Software Analyst Ed Maguire advances the view that connecting the physical world with information and communications technologies will profoundly transform companies, industries, economies and whole societies.

Maguire’s recent 300+ page report, Deep Field: Discovering The Internet of Things (IoT), explains the themes, technologies and their impact. The report has received positive reviews by both investors and members of the media.

Regarding the CLSA Innovation Summit, Maguire commented, “We are very excited by the opportunity to showcase the enormous scope of the IoT as well as the value potential – which is estimated to be in the trillions of dollars. The goal of this event is to help investors make sense of the fragmented technological landscape and identify investible themes and companies in technology and non-tech sectors.”
The CLSA Innovation Summit includes presentations from the following companies:

City 24/7
Qlik    PTC
Rockwell Automation
Sierra Wireless

For more information on CLSA’s Innovation Summit, or to participate as a representative of your company, please contact Jackie.Pierangelo(at)clsa(dot)com or via phone at (212) 408-5940. For media inquiries, please contact Melissa Sheer, Kent Place Communications, at Melissa(at)kentplacellc(dot)com or via phone at (917) 690-2199.

About CLSA Americas, LLC

CLSA Americas is the North American affiliate of CLSA, Asia’s leading and longest-running independent brokerage and investment group. CLSA provides equity broking and execution services, capital markets and corporate finance, as well as asset management services to global corporate and institutional clients. CLSA established a US representative office in New York in 1986 to serve US fund managers investing into Asia and has the largest dedicated Asia-markets sales desk in North America. In 2009, CLSA initiated coverage on US equities and today has a research team of more than 50 analysts, 36 sales and 25 sales traders. A staff of more than 160 is headquartered in New York with additional offices in Boston, Chicago and San Francisco.

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