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Cybersecurity Vigilance for BDs and IAs

Event : Cybersecurity Vigilance for BDs and IAs

Date : Mon, 24/08/2015   for 2 Days

Country : USA

City : New York

Attend Financial Research Associates’ Cybersecurity Vigilance for BDs and IAs, August 24-25 in New York, a collaborative event that will offer practical, implementable options for firms and brokerages of all sizes looking for protection against threats that are now both persistent, and all but assured. »

4th Americas Structured Products & Derivatives Conference

Event : 4th Americas Structured Products & Derivatives Conference

Date : Thu, 11/06/2015   for 2 Days

Country : USA

City : New York

The Americas Structured Products & Derivatives conference will bring together senior representatives from retail banks, insurance companies, investment banks, fund managers as well as law fir »

Hedgeopolis 2015

Event : Hedgeopolis 2015

Date : Mon, 09/11/2015   for 2 Days

Country : USA

City : New York

On Nov. 9-10, 2015, Hedgeopolis, the Hedge Fund Association’s Annual Member Conference co-hosted by Agecroft Partners, will bring together over 600 alternative investment professionals for one and a half days of panel discussions by some of the world’s most influential institutional investors. Conference speakers include decision makers at leading pension funds, funds of hedge funds, endowments, foundations and family offices. Attendees will also enjoy hours of networking with investors and fellow Hedge Fund Association members. »

HFA Symposium:  Attaining an Operational Edge for Your Hedge Fund Business

4:30-5:00pm Registration 5:00-5:10pm Opening Remarks 5:10-6:30pm Panel Discussion 6:30-7:30pm Cocktails On Wednesday, June 3rd the Hedge Fund Association, Haynes & Boone, LLP and Baker Tilly are proud to present the HFA Symposium Attaining an Operational Edge for Your Hedge Fund Business in New York. This special event will provide timely advice from leading experts on how start-up and emerging hedge funds can build a solid business infrastructure, avoid common pitfalls, and achieve an operational edge to help stand out from the competition and more effectively compete for investor capital. »

HFA and Citrin Cooperman Present: Cybersecurity for Financial Institutions: The Time is Now

5:00 PM Registration 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Panel and Q&A 7:30 PM Networking Reception Cybersecurity is all over the media and with good reason – one breach and it can damage the best company’s credibility and have devastating effects on your clients.   Knowing how to prevent cyber attacks is not only a best practice, but critical if you want to help safeguard your clients’ accounts. Register for this seminar and learn what you need to be doing now to strengthen your cybersecurity policies and IT defenses. As a hedge fund, broker-dealer, bank or other industry player this seminar will provide steps to take now and key considerations for the future. »

CFA Institute/EDHEC-Risk Advances in Asset Allocation Seminar

Training : CFA Institute/EDHEC-Risk Advances in Asset Allocation Seminar

Date : Tue, 14/07/2015   for 3 Days

Country : USA

City : New York

An intensive three-day course that will provide participants with an in-depth appreciation of the concepts and techniques that will shape the future of investment management. The seminar is presented in a highly accessible manner by an instructor who combines academic expertise and industry experience.   Day one of the course focuses on bridging the gap between portfolio theory and portfolio construction and outlines a coherent framework in which can be framed optimal decisions for the design of well diversified asset class and asset allocation benchmarks. Day two shifts from static risk diversification to dynamic risk hedging and focuses on the design of optimal allocation strategies for investors endowed with long-term liability or consumption objectives. On Day three the seminar shows how to account for regulatory, accounting, and other short-term constraints, which requires implementing risk insurance, in addition to risk diversification and risk hedging. Each afternoon of the seminar is dedicated to integrative case studies providing practical applications in both the institutional and individual money management contexts, drawing examples from asset-only and asset-liability management perspectives. »

CFA Institute/EDHEC-Risk Advances in Asset Allocation Seminar

Event : CFA Institute/EDHEC-Risk Advances in Asset Allocation Seminar

Date : Tue, 14/07/2015   for 3 Days

Country : USA

City : New York

Intensive three-day course that will provide participants with an in-depth appreciation of the concepts and techniques that will shape the future of investment management. »

Bisnow's Data Center Investment Conference and Expo ( DICE)

Event : Bisnow's Data Center Investment Conference and Expo ( DICE)

Date : Wed, 15/07/2015   for 1 Day

Country : USA

City : _

The Nation’s Fastest Growing Data Center Expo. Use Discount Code GFMDICE20 at checkout for 20% off!   Bisnow’s 4th annual DICE event will convene more than 500 data center real estate and facilities professionals to discuss the latest trends in data center investment, engineering and development. »

Emerging Managers Summit

Event : Emerging Managers Summit

Date : Mon, 08/06/2015   for 2 Days

Country : USA

City : Chicago

Opal's Emerging Managers Summit is a great way for investors to find, meet, network with and learn from new managers as well as minority owned managers. Research suggests that Emerging Managers are out performing some of their larger counter parts making them a great contender for allocation from pension plans who are in need for returns, as well as for family offices, endowments and other institutional investors who are looking to be aggressive with their allocations. »

Opal Exchange

Event : Opal Exchange

Date : Tue, 09/06/2015   for 2 Days

Country : USA

City : Chicago

Opal Financial is happy to announce the launch of their new networking platform, Opal Exchange! By using a sophisticated interface, Opal Exchange provides the platform to schedule private and purposeful meetings between Managers and like-minded Investors. Opal Exchange creates an opportunity to develop connections with those who have similar investment goals.   How it works: Opal Exchange is by invitation only. After Opal confirms participation, attendees will fill out a unique investment profile which will assist in pairing participants. Using the surveyed information, Managers and Allocators have the opportunity to request specific one-on-one meetings through the Opal Exchange messaging tool. While at the event, Asset managers will have a private “Exchange Hub” in which they may host up to 24 intimate meetings with potential allocators. Each exchange will last 25 minutes. After business wraps up for the day, the networking continues with a cocktail reception and a presentation from a keynote speaker. »

Investment Trends Summit

Event : Investment Trends Summit

Date : Mon, 28/09/2015   for 3 Days

Country : USA

City : California

This year's Investment Trends Summit is implementing additional networking components which will encourage education and deal flow. Combining though provoking panels and one-on-one meetings, attendees can expect to discuss various investment opportunities that have promising outlooks for the years ahead. The event will also offer unique networking opportunities and the beautiful sights Santa Barbara has to offer. »

Public Funds Summit East

Event : Public Funds Summit East

Date : Mon, 20/07/2015   for 3 Days

Country : USA

City : Rhode Island

Opal Financial Group's annual public funds conference addresses issues that are critical to the investment success of senior public pension fund officers and trustees in the new millennium. Concerns of funding liabilities for beneficiaries in a world of declining returns yet maintaining a balance between the risk/reward paradigms is center in the mind of many trustees and representatives of pension plans around the country. The exchange of ideas both in and out of the session halls is key in educating and identifying viable alternatives that will address these concerns. We will discuss how surplus returns should affect employee benefit plans; closely examine the processes for selection and evaluation of investment managers. »

Family Office & Private Wealth Management Forum

Event : Family Office & Private Wealth Management Forum

Date : Mon, 20/07/2015   for 3 Days

Country : USA

City : Rhode Island

As Opal Financial Group's flagship event, The Family Office & Private Wealth Management Forum has become Opal's largest family office event in the world.  Known for its rich history and magnificent mansions, Newport, RI attracts thousands of delegates each year. The voyage begins with an annual Regatta Cup race, giving delegates an opportunity to find their inner competitor, and race across the harbor. In the course of three days, family offices, private investors, and investment managers navigate their way through the choppy waters of the past recession, while continuing to explore the best ways to map out their portfolios. Discussions will cover a wide variety of investment topics including direct investing, impact investing, non-correlated assets, and many more. Come join us this July--the forecast calls for fun, networking, and favorable prospects for preserving your family's wealth.   »

Private Equity Latin America

Event : Private Equity Latin America

Date : Mon, 08/06/2015   for 2 Days

Country : USA

City : New York

The 4th Annual Private Equity Latin America Forum is a meeting of the world's largest international private equity managers and investors. The forum brings together 400+ investors, funds, and advisors for a two day meeting discussing sectors, due diligence, and private equity investment opportunities in Brazil, throughout Latin America and around the world. »

Private Wealth Latin America

Event : Private Wealth Latin America

Date : Tue, 20/10/2015   for 2 Days

Country : USA

City : Miami

The Private Wealth Latin America & The Caribbean Forum is a pan-regional wealth management, wealth planning and investment management international meeting for private banks, HNWIs, wealth managers, and family offices. »

The Private Investment Fund Accounting, Operations and Compliance Forum

BY POPULAR DEMAND – We’re bringing our well-renowned and all-encompassing operations event out West!!!   Whether you’re a private equity fund, venture capital fund or a hedge fund, this conference will equip you with practical tips and techniques on promoting a truly compliant and cost-efficient culture within your fund. Top Reasons to Attend: Be in-the-know of recent and upcoming developments from the SEC, FASB, the IRS and other governing bodies Get  a wide variety of expert guidance from some of the industry’s most active and cutting-edge experts Learn how to be ready for an SEC examination and what to expect throughout the process Hear (and share) war stories and lessons learned from becoming FATCA compliant Protect your fund by learning how to properly identify and avoid various operational risks  »

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.  »

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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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Voting for the 5th edition of the Hedgeweek USA Awards, which recognise excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers around the world, is now open. ... »

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Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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