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Monday, October 22, 2018


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 From:  Matthew LePere, American Director, ​Confucius Institute for Global Finance


The New York Confucius Institute for Global Finance at Baruch College


The Changing Landscape of the US Asset Management Industry and Market Opportunities in China:
A Conversation with Jie Hayes (MBA ’99)

      Thursday, October 25 from 12:45 – 2:00 pm
Information and Technology Building, 151 East 25th Street, Room 750

Complimentary registration is required to attend.

Lunch will be served beginning at noon.


About the Program

Join NYCIGF@Baruch as we welcome Wall Street investment professional and Baruch College alumna Jie Hayes (MBA ’99) back to campus. Ms. Hayes will touch on a variety of topics ranging from her unique professional career path, to her philosophy on striking a work/life balance, to the changes in US asset management industry and market opportunities in China in the coming decades. There will be a short presentation followed by conversation and Q&A.

About the Speaker

Jie Hayes (MBA ’99) is the founder and Portfolio Manager of Songbird Capital, an investment management company focuses on tailored, cost efficient and diversified investment programs for individual and institutional clients. Prior to launching Songbird Capital, Jie was Vice President in Investment and Portfolio Risk Management in Citi Alternative Investments. She was a member of the investment team that managed over $12 billion assets at its peak, undertook research and development of an index to mimic merger arbitrage strategy returns, and led a team to perform a feasibility study on creating an Asian Fund of Hedge Fund portfolio.

Jie is a native speaker of Mandarin Chinese. She was interviewed by Beijing TV in 2006 for the Documentary “Chinese Women on Wall Street.” In 2017, Jie became one of “Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Awards" recipients.

I hope you are able to join us for this program.


Matthew LePere

American Director

Confucius Institute for Global Finance

Baruch College, CUNY

137 East 22nd Street, Room 417

New York, NY 10010


Phone: 646-660-6972