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Investing in Non-Traditional Fixed Income

Event : Investing in Non-Traditional Fixed Income

Date : Thu, 05/06/2014  

Country : USA

City : New York

Financial Research Associates’ Investing in Non-Traditional Fixed Income Summit is the only conference in the industry focusing on the opportunities and nuances of non-traditional fixed income investments. Subscribers of Global Fund Media are entitled to a 10% discount. Mention FMP115 during registration to enjoy this offer »

ETP Distribution Summit

Event : ETP Distribution Summit

Date : Thu, 01/05/2014  

Country : USA

City : New York

The inaugural ETP Distribution Summit is the only event of its kind, with an exclusive focus on the sponsor community and potential market entrants. It will inspire new approaches to the industry as well as offer practical guidance on how to succeed in ETP distribution in the next phase of the market’s development. Subscribers of Global Fund Media are entitled to a 10% discount. Mention FMP115 during registration to enjoy this offer »

FCPA risks for Private Equity and Hedge Funds

Event : FCPA risks for Private Equity and Hedge Funds

Date : Wed, 21/05/2014  

Country : USA

City : New York

Private equity and hedge funds are feeling the effects of increased regulatory scrutiny. As investment continues into underdeveloped economies with high corruption risks, the potential exists for huge criminal liability under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). This new one day program will discuss how investment management firms can strengthen their compliance programs to avoid a FCPA violation.  You will discuss the critical issues where you are vulnerable. Hear from leading expects including government officials, general counsel and chief compliance officers as well as experienced legal practitioners. »

15th Annual U.S. Real Estate Opportunity & Private Fund Investing Forum

ONE Real Estate Networking Event to Attend... Join us again and 1000+ opportunity and private funds, LPs and service providers at IMN's NY Real Estate Opportunity & Private Fund Investing Forum, the industry’s annual conference, 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.  Part of IMN's highly acclaimed series of Real Estate Opportunity Funds events; this conference is dedicated to providing an unparalleled educational and networking vehicle for the Fund, Developer and LP communities. A Snapshot Of Our 2013 NY Event:  »

Residential Mortgage Servicing Rights *Acquisitions *Sales *Analysis *Management

In a climate of increased regulatory burdens and continuing low interest rates mortgage servicing right transfers have become an increasingly important strategy for over-regulated banks, under-capital »

The Real Estate Private Equity Forum on Land & Homebuilding (East)

"Debuting in Miami after a successful Vegas run" Conference Highlights From Our Vegas Event: 325 attendees 85% of the attendees were senior level 20+ Top PE, Land Development, Home Builders, Econometric, Property Management & Legal Firms are Exhibitors/Sponsors 40+ C-level speakers from Funds, Homebuilders and Land developers The real estate crash of 2007 hit land and homebuilders first and hardest. From 2007 until very recently there weren't any new homes being built and land, held by homebuilders and investors was being foreclosed on by banks or in the most extreme cases being turned back into farm land.  Now with a shortage of new homes, homebuilders are again in a building mode. Much of the formerly distressed land has been bought at very low prices by private equity and real estate opportunity funds. These funds are now selling the land, partnering with or financing builders in their acquisition of these lots. »

11th Annual New York Non-Traded REIT Industry Symposium

2013 was the year of liquidity events for Non-Traded REITs. $11 billion worth of liquidity events occurred in the first half of the year, compared to just $3.6 billion in the latter half of 2012. With another three liquidations pending, a further $8 billion is on the table*.  And with much of the shareholder capital received from these liquidations being reinvested into other Non-Traded REIT products, this dynamic industry is seeing its hard work into improving its offerings to investors pay dividends.  Opportunities continue to abound in this evolving market, but this sector is not without its challenges. »

The Condominium Development, Finance & Investment Forum

Back and better than ever! 175 proposed new towers with nearly 22,500 units and counting (in South Florida). Information Management Network (IMN) is excited to be back in the condo market after a 7 year absence. We are especially excited to be in Miami, the epicenter of the newest condo craze. This conference won't be limited to South Florida though. With headlines like these how can we? New Jersey Condo Market Heats Up Demand for condos in Washington D.C.-area market intensifies With Luxe (Atlanta) Condo Market Hot, Can New Tower Be Far Off Honolulu's condo market keeps getting hotter (NY) Condo market reawakens And that was just the first page of a Google search... »

2nd Annual Spring Single Family Aggregation: The REO-TO-RENTAL Forum

With the door opening on securitization and the public equity markets joining well-capitalized funds the single family institutional investment market will continue to be in a growth phase and the only place to hear about the most up-to-date issues and meet the key players will be IMN’s 2nd Annual Spring Single Family Aggregation: REO-to-Rental Forum  Some numbers from our inaugural single family event... 800+ Executives  in attendance  120+ Speakers 200+ Funds, REITs & Investors 24 Panel Sessions 69 Sponsors/Exhibitors   ONE conference for the Institutional Single Family Investment Market. PLUS... »

The Real Estate CFO Forum (West)

Event : The Real Estate CFO Forum (West)

Date : Mon, 05/05/2014  

Country : USA

City : California

After last year’s successful NY-based event, IMN is delighted to bring this CFO-specific forum back to the West Coast on May 5-6. Panel discussions outline the current issues and challenges real estate CFOs, treasurers and controllers are encountering, and the strategies and tools they are employing to succeed.  Attend to hear a speaker faculty of your industry peers and specifically-tailored content. Meet with forward-thinking professionals working in your role and learn the cutting-edge strategies needed to stay ahead of the curve. This CFO-specific forum will showcase the current issues and challenges real estate CFOs, treasurers and controllers are encountering, and the strategies and tools they are employing to meet these challenges. While other industry conferences may offer general overviews of the market, IMN's Real Estate CFO Forum is the only place to hear specifically-tailored content crafted by an advisory board and speaker faculty of your industry peers. Meet with forward-thinking professionals working in your role and learn the cutting-edge strategies needed to stay ahead of the curve.  »

3rd Annual Real Estate General Counsels Forum (West)

Information Management Network (IMN), we would like to invite you to attend The 3rd Western Real Estate General Counsel’s Forum - May 5-6, Newport Beach, CA. IMN is pleased to be returning to the west coast to showcase the current issues & challenges in-house real estate law professionals are confronting and the strategies & tools they are employing to meet these challenges. Among the topics to be covered at the conference are: - How Will California Proceed Without Redevelopment Agencies? How Will Legacy Issues Play out?  - 2013 Case Law Developments  - Portfolio Deals: Bigger, Faster, More Complex  - Remedies for Deal Gone Bad  - Purchase & Sales Agreements that are Really used and Practical  - International Investors Coming into the US: Structural & Tax Considerations  - Who is your Client?: Managing Intra-Company, Affiliated Company & Joint Venture Conflicts  - Ethics in Real Estate Investment, Asset Management & Commercial Mortgage Lending  »

4th Annual Spring Forum on Financing, Investing & Real Estate Development for Data Centers

IMN's Financing, Investing & Real Estate Development for Data Centers is taking place on May 29-30, 2014 in New York. For this event we will cover some of the most popular themes including:  * The Macroeconomy & Data Centers  * The President/CEO Panel  * Mergers, Private Equity & IPOs We've also added some new, exciting topics that will give much food for thought including:  * The President/CEO Panel: Colo Players  * Scale vs. Scalability vs. Rightsizing  * Connectivity-Creating & Tapping into New Revenue Streams  * Evaluating & Standardizing Data Center Standards & Performance Metrics  * Should you Own the Underlying Data Center Real Estate?  * Closing the Lease: Top Negotiation Points  »

3rd Annual Bank & Financial Institutions Special Asset Executive Conference on Real Estate Workouts

As the real estate climate has changed from distress and workouts to origination and getting the money out IMNs extensive market research has put together a program of issues that we are confident the »

9th Annual Asset Management Today-Hedge Funds, Alternatives, Sales and Marketing Forum

The industry landscape for hedge fund industry continues to evolve and thrive. The changes that took place during the past few years have led to a number of challenges and opportunities for firms within the industry. Today, investors continue to demand more transparency, intensive due diligence and separately managed accounts. To compete and win within such environment, one needs to be well equipped with transformational business strategies, robust operational infrastructure and controls, effective risk management and integrated distribution/marketing channels. With a special focus on operational due diligence, technology, risk management, sales and marketing. »

20th Annual Spring Life Settlement Conference

8:00 AM April 30, 2014  – 12:00 PM May 2, 2014 LISA will once again assemble a wide range of outstanding speakers whose expertise and viewpoints are in high demand both in and outside the life settlement industry.  Attendees will join together to celebrate 20 years in the Life Settlement Industry as we examine our past, evaluate our present and explore our possibilities. »

Midwest OCIO Summit

Event : Midwest OCIO Summit

Date : Mon, 28/04/2014 - 08:00

Country : USA

City : Chicago

Financial Research Associates’ Midwest OCIO Summit will discuss critical steps in selecting, interviewing, analyzing, and onboarding an OCIO. Other conference highlights include governance and fiduciary issues surrounding the management of the relationship, ways to benchmark and evaluate the partnership, and challenges surrounding the maintenance of the agreement. Subscribers of Global Fund Media are entitled to a 10% discount. Mention FMP115 during registration to enjoy this offer »

Establishing a ’40 Act Alternative Fund

Event : Establishing a ’40 Act Alternative Fund

Date : Tue, 01/04/2014  

Country : USA

City : New York

In just one day, you'll learn the ins-and-outs of how to develop and nurture a successful liquid alternative fund at Financial Research Associates’ conference on Establishing a ’40 Act Alternative Fund. This event is designed for asset management professionals that want to explore vast opportunities in the growing liquid alternative space. Subscribers of Global Fund Media are entitled to a 10% discount. Mention FMP115 during registration to enjoy this offer »

Mutual Fund Growth Strategy Summit

Event : Mutual Fund Growth Strategy Summit

Date : Mon, 24/03/2014  

Country : USA

City : Boston

Financial Research Associates’ Mutual Fund Growth Strategy Summit brings together an all-star speaking faculty to discuss how marketing & sales teams can work together to develop a consistent brand message and utilize data analytics to create targeted content marketing and streamlined sales strategies that will boost your firm’s credibility, visibility, and sales. Subscribers of Global Fund Media are entitled to a 10% discount. Mention FMP115 during registration to enjoy this offer »

Sub-Advised Funds Forum

Event : Sub-Advised Funds Forum

Date : Mon, 07/04/2014  

Country : USA

City : Boston

Financial Research Associates’ 17th Sub-Advised Funds Forum focuses solely on achieving astonishing success within the sub-advised industry. Whether you’re an advisor, sub-advisor or fund sponsor, you’ll get great insight on how to develop, nurture, and elevate relationships that promote results! Subscribers of Global Fund Media are entitled to a 10% discount. Mention FMP115 during registration to enjoy this offer »

13th Annual Beecken Petty O’Keefe & Company Private Equity Conference

The Chicago Booth Private Equity Group and the Polsky Center are once again delighted to host the 13th Annual Private Equity Conference.   The Private Equity Conference (PEC) is an annual event that brings together financiers, students, and entrepreneurs to network and share insights into the dynamics of investing in a constantly changing economy. The PEC aims to provide high value to private equity practitioners by combining knowledge from both the industry and academia that would be hard to find in any other setting.   This year's conference is themed "Digging In: Driving Returns in Competitive Markets" and will feature keynote speakers William Conway, cofounder, co-CEO, and managing director of The Carlyle Group, and Antonio Gracias, CEO/CIO of Valor Equity Partners and lead director of Tesla Motors. »

The Trading Show Chicago

Event : The Trading Show Chicago

Date : Wed, 04/06/2014  

Country : USA

City : Chicago

The Trading Show Chicago is North America's leading electronic trading conference and expo. This is the only event of its kind exploring new advances in trading strategy, quant models, exchange technology, big data, HPC and more. »

3rd Derivative Funding and Valuation Forum

Event : 3rd Derivative Funding and Valuation Forum

Date : Mon, 03/03/2014  

Country : USA

City : New York

This GFMI marcus evans conference will equip delegates with insight into optimizing front office books in the derivatives space. With a focus on evolving valuation adjustment arguments and application, this conference will also provide an insight into the next step in valuation and regulatory pricing, maximizing the performance of funding desks and derivatives portfolios.   Via interactive case study presentations, Heads of CVA, Trading and Management will tackle practical issues, including coordinating flows between desks, managing changes to collateral standards and improving the influence on bank finances. »

Navigating the American Carbon World (NACW) 2014

As North America's largest carbon conference, Navigating the American Carbon World (NACW) is known as the best event for networking with colleagues from the business, government, nonprofit and academic sectors. NACW has a well-established history of providing the most comprehensive and recent information on the year’s most pressing topics. »

Global Fund Distribution: USA

Event : Global Fund Distribution: USA

Date : Wed, 26/02/2014  

Country : USA

City : New York

Fine-tune your UCITS & AIFMD Distribution Strategy Attend Global Fund Distribution: USA to understand how US managers are successfully distributing their product to Europe, Asia & LatAm: 1. The AIFMD & Europe Understand how you can distribute to European investors. We will outline: how the AIFMD is shaping the US market what the new rules are for marketing to the EU how you can use reverse solicitation and master/feeder structures which strategies are selling for alternative funds now the AIFMD has been adoptedGauge how the latest developments to UCITS will impact your product. »

Hedge Fund Due Diligence Master Class

Event : Hedge Fund Due Diligence Master Class

Date : Tue, 25/03/2014  

Country : USA

City : New York

Financial Research Associates’ Hedge Fund Due Diligence Master Class will feature seasoned investors, fund managers and prominent industry leaders who can detail their approaches to today’s intricate due diligence challenges. Subscribers of Global Fund Media are entitled to a 10% discount. Mention FMP115 during registration to enjoy this offer  »

Yale SOM — EDHEC-Risk Institute Certificate in Risk and Investment Management - USA

Yale School of Management and EDHEC-Risk Institute now jointly offer top-quality executive education courses in the area of investing and risk management based on the exceptional strength and relevanc »

Yale SOM - EDHEC-Risk Equity Investment seminar - New Haven

Training : Yale SOM - EDHEC-Risk Equity Investment seminar - New Haven

Date : Wed, 05/03/2014   for 2 Days

Country : USA

City : New Haven

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Catalyst Cap Intro: Private Equity Fund Investing

Event : Catalyst Cap Intro: Private Equity Fund Investing

Date : Mon, 19/05/2014 - 12:30

Country : USA

City : New York

Time: 12.30 - 6.00 Place: New York City Catalyst Cap Intro Events are sector focused, investor driven events that host hand-picked investment managers and investors that are introduced to each other with a view to become investment partners.   This Catalyst Cap Intro Event focuses only on Private Equity funds.   Introductions are accomplished through private meetings which are arranged prior the events, in an investor driven fashion based on the merits of each investment manager and the requests made by the investors. If a manager has not enough interest, they may cancel their participation, with full refund of fees. »

Catalyst Cap Intro: L/S Equity | Quant Alternative Investing

Time: 12.30 - 6.00 Place: New York City Catalyst Cap Intro Events are sector focused, investor driven events that host hand-picked investment managers and investors that are introduced to each other with a view to become investment partners.   This Catalyst Cap Intro Event focuses only on the L/S Equity and Quant sectors.   Introductions are accomplished through private meetings which are arranged prior the events, in an investor driven fashion based on the merits of each investment manager and the requests made by the investors. If a manager has not enough interest, they may cancel their participation, with full refund of fees. »

Catalyst Cap Intro: Emerging Markets Alternative Investing

Time: 12.30 - 6.00 Place: New York City  Catalyst Cap Intro Events are sector focused, investor driven events that host hand-picked investment managers and investors that are introduced to each other with a view to become investment partners.   This Catalyst Cap Intro Event focuses only on the Emerging Markets alternative investing space.   Introductions are accomplished through private meetings which are arranged prior the events, in an investor driven fashion based on the merits of each investment manager and the requests made by the investors. If a manager has not enough interest, they may cancel their participation, with full refund of fees. »

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