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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! »

HFA Student Symposium: Hedge Fund Career Strategies

Event : HFA Student Symposium: Hedge Fund Career Strategies

Date : Thu, 12/03/2015 - 18:00

Country : USA

City : New York

6:00-6:15pm Registration 6:15-6:45pm Keynote 6:45-7:30pm Panel Discussion 7:30-8:00pm Networking Pace University 1 Place Plaza New York, NY 10038 Are you interested in learning what it takes to enter and be successful in the hedge fund industry? This dynamic business sector offers a variety of opportunities for those interested in research and analysis, portfolio management, marketing, administration, compliance or law. If you would like to learn how you can get involved in this exciting and important industry, join us on March 12, 2015 at Pace University for the HFA Student Symposium Hedge Fund Career Strategies. The evening will begin with a keynote speech by prominent hedge fund luminary Anthony Scaramucci, the Founder and Co-Managing Partner of SkyBridge Capital. This will be followed by an informed panel discussion with experts offering valuable insights on how to accelerate your success in the highly-competitive alternative investment industry. This symposium is complimentary and open to Pace University students and HFA members. Space is limited, please RSVP now. »

6th Annual Private Investment Funds Tax Master Class

Event : 6th Annual Private Investment Funds Tax Master Class

Date : Mon, 15/06/2015   for 2 Days

Country : USA

City : New York

Financial Research Associates very popular Private Investment Funds Tax Master Class is back! This extraordinary event features our Tax Practices for Private Equity Funds conference and our Effective Hedge Fund Tax Practices conference and brings them together to run concurrently giving attendees the benefit of mixing and matching sessions according to their preference. »

Hedge Fund Forum New York 2015

Event : Hedge Fund Forum New York 2015

Date : Thu, 26/03/2015   for 1 Day

Country : USA

City : New York

Designed with the aid of hedge fund industry veterans, this event has been put together to provide those looking to start a Hedge Fund with an in depth guide to setting up a fund and gaining investment.. Attend this event and come away with a first-hand insight, directly from investors, on the best strategies for gaining that crucial first round of investment: »

Yale SOM - EDHEC-Risk Commodities & Hedge Funds Seminar

Training : Yale SOM - EDHEC-Risk Commodities & Hedge Funds Seminar

Date : Tue, 03/03/2015   for 2 Days

Country : USA

City : New Haven

The focus of the course, led by two renowned experts, is to give deeper insight into the asset classes of commodities and hedge funds, which are of significant interest to institutional investors. The course will be conducted by Professor K. Geert Rouwenhorst, from Yale School of Management and François-Serge Lhabitant from EDHEC Business School. »

Advanced Renewable Energy Project Finance & Analysis Tutorial

Tax incentive and public policy changes are complicating renewable energy project finance. Now, more than ever, the profitability of a renewable energy project is ultimately tied to being able to accurately assess the risks associated with the project, analyze the impacts of project structures on obtaining financing, and model the trade-offs of pursing various equity and debt financing strategies. New structures are needed and due diligence is becoming stricter.  »

Smart Beta 2.0

Event : Smart Beta 2.0

Date : Wed, 20/05/2015   for 2 Days

Country : USA

City : New York

To some, smart beta is active performance at a substantially reduced cost.  However, dynamically capturing beta is a promising but complex opportunity for investors to access underperforming sect »

5th Annual Institutional Investor Life Settlement Conference

Event : 5th Annual Institutional Investor Life Settlement Conference

Date : Mon, 23/02/2015   for 1 Day

Country : USA

City : New York

LISA’s Institutional Investor Conference, now in its fifth year, is the hallmark event that links pension funds, hedge funds, family offices, foundations and endowments to the latest development »

19th Sub-Advised Funds Forum

Event : 19th Sub-Advised Funds Forum

Date : Wed, 22/04/2015   for 2 Days

Country : USA

City : Boston

There are many factors in today’s complex and ever-competitive landscape that are changing the course for sub-advisory. Join us this April 22 – 23, 2015 at Boston’s historic Fairmont Copley Plaza and ensure that you continue to stay in-tune and relevant with all of the latest twists and turns this industry will face. »

Private Equity World Latin America 2015

Event : Private Equity World Latin America 2015

Date : Tue, 26/05/2015   for 1 Day

Country : USA

City : Miami

Private Equity World Latin America is the top networking event for funds and investors in the LatAm private equity community. Missing this means missing vital connections and networking opportunities. »

Trading Show Chicago

Event : Trading Show Chicago

Date : Wed, 03/06/2015   for 2 Days

Country : USA

City : Chicago

Trading Show Chicago will be a two day conference held June 3 & 4, 2015 at Navy Pier in Chicago, Illinois. Trading Show Chicago is the region’s leading quant, automated trading, exchange technology, big data in finance, SEF and derivatives event.  »

Trading Show West Coast

Event : Trading Show West Coast

Date : Thu, 05/03/2015   for 1 Day

Country : USA

City : San Francisco

Trading Show West Coast 2015 will be held on March 5, 2015 at the Parc 55 Wyndham in San Francisco, California. The event will feature quant world, big data in finance and automated trading. »

The Fourth Annual OCIO Summit

Event : The Fourth Annual OCIO Summit

Date : Wed, 22/04/2015   for 2 Days

Country : USA

City : Boston

Attend the 4th Annual OCIO Summit, April 22-23 to get cutting-edge, actionable insights from top foundations and endowments. »

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Article
Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

Article
survey

The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

Special report
Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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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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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

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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