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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

USA, New Haven, March 5-6 UK, London, March 18-19 »

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. »

Catalyst Cap Intro: Credit | Fixed Income 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 Credit and Fixed Income alternative investing 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. »

Operational Challenges in High-Frequency Algorithmic Trading

This GFMI marcus evans conference will address operational challenges in the high-frequency algorithmic sphere. It will help to improve current systems, processes and procedures to make trading safer and more efficient. »

The Trading Show West Coast 2013

Event : The Trading Show West Coast 2013

Date : Tue, 25/02/2014  

Country : USA

City : San Francisco

Whether you're focused on trading in Asian markets or looking to adapt new machine learning techniques, The Trading Show West Coast provides unparalleled opportunities to network and do business w »

Hedge Fund Compliance Master Class

Event : Hedge Fund Compliance Master Class

Date : Wed, 26/02/2014  

Country : USA

City : New York

Financial Research Associates’ Hedge Fund Compliance Master Class will deliver advantageous dialogue on how all the latest regulatory developments affect your fund and explore ways to navigate around potentially costly pitfalls. Subscribers of Global Fund Media are entitled to a 10% discount. Mention FMP115 during registration to enjoy this offer »

4th Annual Institutional Investor Life Settlement Conference

LISA’s Fourth Institutional Investor Conference is the hallmark event that links pension funds, hedge funds, family offices, foundations and endowments to the latest developments in the life insurance secondary market, known as life settlements. »

Advanced Analysis & Valuation Energy Trading

This GFMI conference identifies the main challenges in ensuring analysis covers energy performance and offers practical case studies informing delegates how to enhance physical asset valuation and correlation models to achieve this accurate analysis. The conference then goes one step further and looks at how these improved valuation techniques can be leveraged for the benefit of energy trading companies and investment banks. »

DC Defaults Forum

Event : DC Defaults Forum

Date : Mon, 24/02/2014  

Country : USA

City : Boston

This defined contribution and target-date funds conference will discuss the rapidly expanding selection of QDIAs available to plan sponsors, advisors, and participants. Hear the latest trends across several default investment alternatives, including managed accounts, target-date, balanced funds, target-risk, and stable value Subscribers of Global Fund Media are entitled to a 10% discount. Mention FMP115 during registration to enjoy this offer »

Investment Education Symposium

Event : Investment Education Symposium

Date : Wed, 26/02/2014  

Country : USA

City : New Orleans

This investment education conference aims to provide broad education and information on investing, fiduciary responsibility and selection of money managers to the key decision makers and other representatives of the nation's largest pension funds, endowments, foundations and other institutional investors. Participants of this conference will have the chance to exchange ideas and learn from other delegates and presenters who manage some of the largest capital flows within both the traditional and the alternative investment communities. Institutional investors will come from across the country not just to network but also to learn from the nation's leading institutional investors, asset managers, hedge fund managers, consultants and more. »

Real Estate Investors Summit

Event : Real Estate Investors Summit

Date : Mon, 31/03/2014  

Country : USA

City : Florida

Network with the industry's leading experts as they analyze the opportunities and challenges in the real estate market! Our 2013 event was a tremendous success, with hundreds of delegates at the Gansevoort in Miami, Florida. Opal's 2014 real estate investors conference will focus on the latest developments in the marketplace. It will analyze the opportunities and challenges in the real estate market; examine best practices and explore new deal making strategies. »

Investment Consultants Forum

Event : Investment Consultants Forum

Date : Wed, 12/03/2014  

Country : USA

City : New York

Opal Financial Group's investment consultants conference provides a unique environment for developing dialogue between plan sponsors, managers and consultants. The role of the institutional consultant is more important than ever in making investment decisions, often being asked to take on more than just the evaluation of investment managers. »

Police, Fire, EMS, and Municipal Employee Pension & Benefits Seminar

Opal Financial Group and the National Association of Police Organizations proudly introduce The 26th Annual Police, Fire, EMS, and Municipal Employee Pension & Benefits Seminar scheduled for February, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Thanks to the collaborative efforts of our advisory board members, Opal, and NAPO, we have been receiving an overwhelming response to our newly updated and cutting-edge program to ensure you fulfill your fiduciary obligation to your fund. The goal of this event is to educate your members of pension and union representatives along with their providers on the latest issues surrounding the pension and benefits industry. »

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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. ... »

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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. ... »

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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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