The 4th Canadian Alternative Investment Forum will offer unique insights and inspire lively discussion as panelists speak candidly about the evolution of hedge funds, alternatives to fixed income, how foundations and endowments allocate to alternatives, debt participation opportunities and the use of a private equity approach to investing. This day-long event starts with a networking continental breakfast before proceeding to panel presentations. Many other networking opportunities are provided throughout the day during morning and afternoon breaks, a buffet lunch and a cocktail reception.
The Forum is eligible for up to 3.75 Industry accredited CE credits (0.75 credits per panel).
The Forum will be held at the office of the event’s Partner Sponsor, CI Investments, at 15 York Street (Maple Leaf Square Complex, 2nd Floor).
For further information and to register, please click herehttp://www.introcap.com/caif-2014/
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