|Thursday, May 17, 10:45-12:00||view all sessions this time|
|Asset Management||view all sessions this track|
|104-Navigating in Turbulent Times: An Overview of Current Conditions|
|Today's environment for money market funds and investors in the short term credit markets can be summed up in one word: challenging. Continued global economic uncertainty together with unsettled US and Eurozone debt markets have created a testing time for treasury practitioners and fund sponsors alike. Please join BlackRock's Cash Management business for a discussion around the factors which have contributed to current money market conditions, how practitioners and investors in the US and international markets have responded to-date, and what the influencing factors of market conditions and regulatory change may imply for money markets in future.
|Understand the changing regulatory space as it relates to cash management|
|Understand why you would segment your cash according to operating needs.|
|Better understand how to choose a cash manager.|
Ronald Hill, Director, and Portfolio Strategist, is a member of BlackRock's Cash Management team. He is the lead strategist for the cash management group, developing short-term investment solutions for clients and providing a link between the investment team and account managers.
Prior to moving to his current role in 2007, Mr. Hill was a member of BlackRock's Global Client Group, where he was responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with cash management clients. From 2002 to 2005, he was in BlackRock's Administration Group. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2002, Mr. Hill was an Analyst at JPMorganChase where he was responsible for reviewing portfolio performance for separately managed client accounts. From 1998 to 2000, he was with Wilmington Trust Company as a relationship manager responsible for maintaining client relationships for Wilmington Trust's employee benefits trustee group.
Mr. Hill earned both BA and BS degrees in finance from the University of Delaware in 1998 and an MBA from Wilmington University in 2008.