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HFA Symposium Raising Capital in Today’s Marketplace

Event : HFA Symposium Raising Capital in Today’s Marketplace

Date : Wed, 20/05/2015   for 1 Day

Country : USA

City : Connecticut

Venue Stamford Yacht Club 97 Ocean Drive West Stamford, CT 06902 Schedule 4:30-5:00pm Registration 5:00-5:45pm Keynote 5:45-6:30pm Panel Discussion 6:30-7:30pm Cocktail Reception Capital raising for funds is an ongoing challenge further complicated by the ever-changing regulatory environment. Please join us on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 for the HFA Symposium Raising Capital in Today’s Marketplace. Attendees will gain insights about today’s regulatory landscape with a keynote speech by Harvey L. Pitt, the Founder, Chief Executive Officer and a Managing Director of the global business consulting firm, Kalorama Partners, LLC, and its law firm affiliate, Kalorama Legal Services, PLLC. Prior to founding the Kalorama firms in 2003, Mr. Pitt served as the twenty-sixth Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. An informative panel discussion will follow, including new perspectives from senior hedge and private equity fund executives, placement agents and a fund principal. This HFA Northeast Chapter Symposium will conclude with cocktails and networking overlooking the Long Island Sound in Stamford. »

The Private Investment Fund Accounting, Operations and Compliance Forum

If you’re looking for innovative, cost-effective solutions to meet your fund’s complex operational challenges then you don’t want to miss this conference! Register today and join us in July 29-30 at The Princeton Club of NY. Top Reasons to Attend: Fine-tune your fund’s back-office and middle office culture to minimize risk and maximize productivity Be in-the-know of recent and upcoming developments from the SEC, FASB, the IRS and other governing bodies Protect your fund by learning how to properly identify and avoid various operational risks Develop a blueprint for your fund to effectively do more with less Earn up to 14 CPE credits  »

2nd California Water

Event : 2nd California Water

Date : Mon, 29/06/2015   for 3 Days

Country : USA

City : California

Infocast’s 2nd California Water Summit, June 29 – July 1, 2015 in Sacramento, California will give attendees the opportunity to meet regulators, investors, financiers, municipalities, developers, water technology companies, and other stakeholders in California water as they discuss: California’s water needs, regulations, existing project funding and development opportunities essential to developing critically-needed water infrastructure in California. »

Optimal Client Servicing for Institutional Asset Managers/Mastering RFPs & Consultant Databases

In its fourth year, our esteemed conference on Optimal Client Servicing for Institutional Asset Managers/Mastering RFPs & Consultant Databases is acknowledged as the forum where investors and managers connect to advance the overall level of collaboration in the sector.  Plan sponsors and institutional consultants are on hand to explain what it takes to attract and retain clients in today’s competitive market. »

3rd Annual Alternative Investment Conference

Event : 3rd Annual Alternative Investment Conference

Date : Tue, 19/05/2015   for 2 Days

Country : USA

City : Charlottesville

May 19, Golf Outing: 1 pm – 6 pm May 20, Conference: 8 am – 6 pm Join industry’s thought leaders for a timely debate on investment outlook, macro-economic trends, risks and opportunities in the alternative investment market. »

Mutual Fund Compliance Summit and Investment Advisor Compliance Summit

We’ll explore the operational risk, valuations & liquidity concerns, intermediary and 3rd party oversight, cyber-security, and distribution fees as well as hot-button products such as fixed income, money funds & liquid alternatives. Subscribers of Global Fund Media are entitled to a 10% discount. Mention FMP115 during registration to enjoy this offer. »

2nd Annual Real Estate Private Equity Forum on Land & Homebuilding

Event : 2nd Annual Real Estate Private Equity Forum on Land & Homebuilding

Date : Tue, 14/04/2015   for 2 Days

Country : USA

City : Miami

Covering the institutional and private equity angle of the land and homebuilding markets, this event series is the first of its kind. Join your senior colleagues from Homebuilders, Funds/Private Equity firms, Land Developers, Land Owners, Lenders, Property Management firms and from other service providers to the industry as we convene for The 2nd Annual Real Estate Private Equity Forum on Land & Homebuilding (East) in Miami in April.  »

The Provider Forum on Financing & Investing in Data Centers & Cloud Services Infrastructure

IMN's Provider Forum on Financing & Investing in Data Centers & Cloud Services Infrastructure is taking place on May 28-29, 2015 in New York. A few of our most popular themes includes:    Enterprise end-user perspective: demand; new services & the cloud  Data centers: attracting capital & adapting within an evolving industry  What it takes to win & retain clients: enterprise end-user & data center viewpoints  Enterprise sale/leaseback: the latest strategies  Data Center Providers Launching a REIT: The Pros, the Cons & What You Need to Know & Do  AND MANY MORE  »

16th Annual U.S Real Estate Opportunity & Private Funding Investing Forum

Join IMN and 900+ opportunity and private funds, LPs and service providers of all types at IMN's NY Real Estate Opportunity & Private Fund Investing Forum, the industry’s leading conference of its kind. As we assess the previous year with a view to mapping a strategic course for this year. Providing a chance for the Real Estate Opportunity Fund Industry to meet, this conference will address the most pressing issues at the core of the industry and is a must-attend event for the Fund, Developer and LP communities. »

3rd Annual Single Family Rental Investment Forum (East)

Event : 3rd Annual Single Family Rental Investment Forum (East)

Date : Mon, 20/04/2015   for 3 Days

Country : USA

City : Miami

ONE conference for the Institutional Single Family Investment Market! IMN is excited to be returning to South Florida with its 3rd Annual Single Family Rental Forum (East), April 20-22. With a brand-new program again featuring REITs, Funds, Note Buyers, ABS Investors and Fix & Flippers speaking to other owners and developers IMN is again looking forward to a successful networking and learning event. »

Real Estate & Bank General Counsel Forum (Midwest)

Event : Real Estate & Bank General Counsel Forum (Midwest)

Date : Thu, 07/05/2015   for 1 Day

Country : USA

City : Chicago

IMN's Real Estate General Counsel Forum is the premier venue for in-house legal professionals to hear best practices and industry developments from a wide spectrum of real estate industry peers. It is a valuable experience because the one-day program features insights from attorneys at real estate developers, lenders, REITs, and operating companies, giving attendees an opportunity to glean insight from throughout the industry. The forum provides unmatched opportunities for networking and education. Topics include: »

12th Annual New York Non-Traded REIT & Retail Alternative Investment

In light of significant regulatory and market developments, we are proud to announce a new title - and expanded focus - for our June symposium: IMN's Non-Traded REIT & Retail Alternative Investment Symposium, June 24-25, 2015, New York City. Due to popular demand and the tremendous success of our December Western symposium, additional areas of focus include: Non-Traded BDCs; Regulation D Offerings/Private Placements; '40 Act Interval Funds; Regulation A+ Offerings; and Oil & Gas investments. »

Real Estate Family Office & Private Wealth Management Forum

Event : Real Estate Family Office & Private Wealth Management Forum

Date : Mon, 04/05/2015   for 2 Days

Country : USA

City : San Diego

Information Management Network (IMN) is excited to invite you to attend our first Real Estate Family Office and Private Wealth Management Forum May 4-5 in San Diego. As the economy and the real estate investment climate has improved, family offices and private wealth managers are increasing their allocation and interest in investing in real estate.  Be it direct investments, using private equity managers or the public markets there is a plethora of investment options that need to be considered and this deep dive into real estate by the IMN conference will meet all of your education and networking needs. »

3rd Annual Real Estate CFO Forum (West)

Event : 3rd Annual Real Estate CFO Forum (West)

Date : Mon, 04/05/2015   for 2 Days

Country : USA

City : San Diego

We are pleased to bring IMN's Real Estate CFO Forum back to the West Coast for the third year in a row. The Forum is the premier venue for in-house financial professionals to hear best practices and industry developments from a wide spectrum of real estate industry peers. It is a valuable experience because the day and a half program features insights from senior financial officers at real estate developers, lenders, REITs, and operating companies, giving attendees an opportunity to glean insight from throughout the industry.  »

Hedge Fund Texas Investors Forum

Event : Hedge Fund Texas Investors Forum

Date : Tue, 01/09/2015  

Country : USA

City : Texas

The Hedge Fund Texas Investor Forum is a one day meeting of family offices, pension funds, endowments, foundations, consultants and fund of funds in Texas. The event provides educational updates on contemporary hedge fund, opportunistic & structured credit investments and asset allocation & portfolio construction strategies for institutional and private clients. »

Hedge Fund Midwest Investor Forum

Event : Hedge Fund Midwest Investor Forum

Date : Wed, 18/11/2015   for 1 Day

Country : USA

City : Chicago

The Hedge Fund Investor Midwest Forum is a one day meeting of family offices, pension funds, endowments, foundations, consultants and fund of funds in Illinois, Michigan, Indiana and Minnesota. The event provides educational updates on contemporary hedge fund, opportunistic & structured credit investments and asset allocation & portfolio construction strategies for institutional and private clients. »

Hedge Fund Americas Forum

Event : Hedge Fund Americas Forum

Date : Thu, 01/10/2015   for 2 Days

Country : USA

City : New York

Institutional investors are driving a renaissance in global hedge fund investing.  For the first time, pension funds, foundations, endowments, foundations, sovereign wealth funds and large family offices are the predominant allocators to hedge fund strategies.   The Hedge Fund Americas Forum gathers the brightest minds in the inter-American investor and hedge fund communities to explore the ever-evolving liquid alternatives investment landscape, share experiences, engage in constructive debate and work toward optimizing returns and aligning interests for investors and managers across the region. »

Yale SOM - EDHEC-Risk Multi-Asset Products and Solutions Seminar

The focus of the course, led by two renowned experts, is to to serve as an in-depth introduction to a fast developing field focusing on helping investors achieve their desired outcomes with a multi-asset approach, combining asset allocation, manager selection and dynamic portfolio management techniques.The course will be conducted by Professor James J. Choi, from Yale School of Management and Professor Nikolaos Tessaromatis from EDHEC Business School.     The first day of the seminar will survey the evidence on return predictability that is relevant for investors engaging in tactical asset allocation. The seminar will begin with a discussion about the predictability of broad asset class returns, particularly equity and fixed income market returns. It will include a discussion about predictability of returns of sectors and styles within the equity market. Finally, should one choose to implement one’s asset allocation strategy using active mutual fund managers, the first day of the seminar will present the methodologies used for identifying the managers who are most likely to outperform in the future. The second day of the seminar will dig further into how to use this reported evidence of predictability in asset, style and factor returns to build a process that can be used to perform active asset allocation decisions. It will discuss the models, techniques and applications of tactical asset allocation strategies, but also the practical implementation challenges associated with this process. »

Yale SOM - EDHEC-Risk Multi-Asset Products and Solutions Seminar

Event : Yale SOM - EDHEC-Risk Multi-Asset Products and Solutions Seminar

Date : Tue, 26/05/2015   for 2 Days

Country : USA

City : New Haven

USA, New Haven, May 26-27 UK, London, 2-3 June    The focus of the course, led by two renowned experts, is to to serve as an in-depth introduction to a fast developing field focusing on helping investors achieve their desired outcomes with a multi-asset approach, combining asset allocation, manager selection and dynamic portfolio management techniques.The course will be conducted by Professor James J. Choi, from Yale School of Management and Professor Nikolaos Tessaromatis from EDHEC Business School. »

HFA NJ Student Symposium: An Introduction to Hedge Funds

Schedule 6:15-6:30pm Registration 6:30-7:00pm Networking 7:00-7:30pm Keynote 7:30pm Panel Discussion Are you interested in learning about the past, present and future of hedge funds? Then please join us at Montclair State University on Monday, April 6, 2015 for the HFA Student Symposium: An Introduction to Hedge Funds. Tenured experts will share their experiences working in the alternative investment industry, and provide an overview of the various investment strategies used by some of the top hedge fund managers. In addition to an expert panel discussion attendees will also enjoy an insightful keynote speech by Svetlana Lee, the Founder and CIO of Varna Capital, a value-focused, equity long-short fund that seeks to exploit event-driven situations, structural market dislocations and identify hidden fundamental business value. Ms. Lee founded Varna in 2010 and previously held positions at prominent hedge fund firms Citadel, Greenlight Capital, The Baupost Group and Perry Capital. »

AIMA's Global Policy And Regulatory Forum: The Changing DNA Of The Industry

AIMA is holding its annual Global Policy and Regulatory Forum at the Trump SoHo in New York on Thursday, 16th April 2015.   The theme of the event is The Changing DNA of the Industry. The forum will explore the evolution of the industry within the context AIMA of continued industry growth and diversification, increased regulation and the greater role of capital markets in the financing of the economy.   This event will be closed to media and take place under Chatham House Rule.   Confirmed keynote speakers include   Daniel Gallagher, Commissioner, US Securities and Exchange Commission Martin Wheatley, CEO, UK Financial Conduct Authority Carolyn Wilkins, Senior Deputy Governor, Bank of Canada Stuart Fiertz, Co-founder, President and Director of Research, Cheyne Capital »

LendIt USA 2015

Event : LendIt USA 2015

Date : Mon, 13/04/2015   for 3 Days

Country : USA

City : New York

LendIt is taking place in NYC on April 13-15, and will have over 1500 industry leaders in attendance and approximately 100 exhibitors. LendIt brings together every major online lending platform from around the world. Financial innovators, investors and pioneers attend LendIt for an opportunity to learn from market leaders, form key business alliances, and showcase and launch industry-moving products and services.   This year we have a track dedicated to real estate, with topics including:            State of the real estate online lending market          Institutional investors' view of real estate crowdfunding          Will real estate crowdfunding transform the mortgage market  »

Fixed Income Leaders Summit US 2015

Event : Fixed Income Leaders Summit US 2015

Date : Wed, 03/06/2015   for 2 Days

Country : USA

City : Boston

This June (3rd – 4th) in Boston over 130 buy side Heads of Fixed Income Trading are meeting for two intensive, conversation and meeting-packed days about the future of the fixed income markets & »

Marine Terminal Finance & Investment Summit 2015

Event : Marine Terminal Finance & Investment Summit 2015

Date : Tue, 05/05/2015   for 2 Days

Country : USA

City : New York

The Marine Terminal Finance & Investment Summit will provide a dynamic meeting place for marine industry executives and investors to get invaluable insight into the marine terminal investment environment. It will explore the industry’s ongoing developments, its strategic opportunities, what is driving investment needs and where to invest and why. It will also offer up a unique look at financing strategies and options nowhere else available.  »

Navigating the American Carbon World (NACW) 2015

Event : Navigating the American Carbon World (NACW) 2015

Date : Tue, 28/04/2015   for 3 Days

Country : USA

City : California

The Climate Action Reserve is pleased to present Navigating the American Carbon World (NACW) 2015, North America's largest gathering for information and discussion around climate change policy and carbon markets.  Taking place April 28-30 in Los Angeles, California, NACW offers comprehensive and up-to-date information and insights, prime networking opportunities with active participants in the carbon landscape, and the largest audience reach of any carbon market and climate policy event in North America.  »

Value Investing: Two Day Executive Progam at Fordam University

Event : Value Investing: Two Day Executive Progam at Fordam University

Date : Mon, 16/03/2015   for 2 Days

Country : USA

City : New York

Time: Monday, 8:30 am – 6:00 pm Tuesday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Venue: Fordham University Lowenstein Center | Lincoln Center Campus »

HFA Southwest Q1 Idea Dinner

Event : HFA Southwest Q1 Idea Dinner

Date : Thu, 26/03/2015 - 18:00

Country : USA

City : Arizona

Venue: Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar 20753 N. Pima Road Scottsdale, AZ, 85255 Come and join your fellow investment professionals for a night of ideas, prognostications, food, and drink. So start shining up your investment models and give the magic "8" Ball a shake...because it’s time to pitch an idea to your fellow investment pros. Your hosts for the evening are: Diron Tappin, 4Peaks Capital Marc J. Wolf, CPA, Audit Partner, Alternative Investments KPMG Katrina Santa Maria, COO M.S. Howells & Co. Vince Calcagno, Audit Partner, Alternative Investment Market Leader KPMG  This HFA event is complimentary for all. RSVP today. »

RFP Boot Camp for Asset Managers

Event : RFP Boot Camp for Asset Managers

Date : Fri, 26/06/2015   for 1 Day

Country : USA

City : New York

Based on careful research, we have assembled a group of top-notch experts to instruct you in the latest skills and strategies for optimizing your RFP and consultant database operations. Our program even includes an extended workshop/Q&A with noted investment consultants who will provide their insight from the investors’ side of the fence. Don’t miss this unique, intensive learning event! PLUS- earn up to 8.5 CPE credits!   »

The Low Carbon Investing Summit

Event : The Low Carbon Investing Summit

Date : Mon, 22/06/2015   for 2 Days

Country : USA

City : New York

Attend The Low Carbon Investing Summit to get cutting-edge, actionable insights from top investors and leaders in the field. »

The Private Debt Investment Summit

Event : The Private Debt Investment Summit

Date : Thu, 25/06/2015   for 1 Day

Country : USA

City : New York

Join some of the industry’s most savvy, experienced private debt players at our concise and highly resourceful Private Debt Investment Summit. Whether you’re an investor that’s looking into allocating funds into this space or already have a few deals under your belt, this one-day event is jam-packed with practical examples, real-world stories and up-to-the-minute research and data on the industry’s new and lucrative alternative to fixed income.   We’ve collaborated with some of the industry’s most forward thinking minds and sculpted an agenda that will succinctly provide you with what you need to know to make informed decisions in this advantageous market! »

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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »

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A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign wealth funds, though small in number and secretive in nature, wield considerable influence as investors as a result of their sizeable assets under management. This extract is taken from Preqin’s latest report which features exclusive content from the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review.  ... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: Hedge Fund Administration

Hedge Fund Administration 2015

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57

Mergers and acquisitions in recent years have changed the face of hedge fund administration. Big custodial banks are likely to dominate the HFA space in years to come, forming one part of a barbell with a number of well-run, well-capitalised independent HFAs on the other end. This report examines the implications for both hedge funds and their administrators... »

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The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »

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