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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.
 


features
Article
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. ... »

Article
survey

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. ... »

Special report
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... »

Article
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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. ... »

Article
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.  ... »

Article
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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