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Battle of the Quants

Event : Battle of the Quants

Mon, 10/09/2012  
Conducted by : Global Capital Acquisition
Contact : Bartt Kellermann

 Critical issues confronting the quantitative approach to finance are covered by our growing speaking faculty and include:

Sentiment Analysis: Is there an Edge?
HFT: Rogue Algos, Microstructure and The Future
Artificial Intelligence: Application in Quant Hedge Fund
The Main Battle: Man vs. Machine
Quantamental Strategies – Combining Man AND Machine
Investor Panel: How to do Proper Due Diligence on Quantitative Hedge Funds
In Search of Yield: Finding Yield in a Low Yield Environment (Are CTA’s the Answer)
Special events:
Monday Evening: Charity Gala & Awards Ceremony at the Dartmouth House Courtyard
Tuesday Morning: Capital Introduction Roundtable Breakfast
Tuesday Evening: Networking Reception and New Announcements at the Royal Institution Inventors Museum
Attendees will network with nearly 300 quantitative focused hedge fund managers, investors, and advanced technology providers.

Special report
US Hedge Fund Services 2015

US Hedge Fund Services 2015

Wed, 30/09/2015 - 11:21

A rising tide of regulation is threatening to swamp US hedge funds with significant trading, distribution and reporting issues.This Hedgeweek Special Report unravels these issues, guides managers through the solutions currently available to them, and examines the challenges of running activist hedge funds, where assets have grown to USD120 billion over the past decade... »

Special report
The TYVIX Index: Navigating through interest rate volatility

With interest rates set to rise, this Hedgeweek Special Report examines the the latest tools available to fixed income investors and traders in the form of the CBOE/CBOT 10-year US Treasury Note Volatility Index (The TYVIX Index) and TYVIX futures, which give traders an effective way to hedge, gain exposure to, or trade interest rate volatility.... »

Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

Unrealised assets in tail-end funds

Mon, 28/09/2015 - 14:40

Distributions from private equity funds have improved greatly in recent years as managers have taken advantage of improving market conditions to realise value from remaining assets in their portfolios. This has gone some way to alleviating concerns regarding the overhang of unrealised value in ageing funds; however, the issue has not yet been fully rectified, particularly as funds raised in the boom years of 2005-2008 reach the 10-year mark. ... »

Index options & futures

John Angelos, CBOE

Interest rate volatility is like a storm cloud building on the horizon. The US Federal Reserve has kept rates stable for nigh on a decade, but global asset managers are now preparing for their fixed income portfolios to feel the impact of a rate rise later this year.  ... »


Dixon Boardman

Dixon Boardman, a veteran hedge fund of fund manager, is a survivor. Having founded, Optima Fund Management in 1988, his firm now manages USD4 billion. Boardman – and Optima - have stood firm through a sustained period of challenges for the fund of funds business. ... »

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