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20th Annual Alpha Hedge West

Event : 20th Annual Alpha Hedge West

Sun, 21/09/2014  
Conducted by : IMN – Information Management Network
Contact : Matt Gessel

Our West Coast program historically focused on emerging markets and macroeconomic themes, but this year we are excited to go further and delve deeper. 

Of special consideration will be hedge fund seeding, private equity, mainstreaming alternatives, the growth of the family office, and more. The agenda and content is developed in partnership with leading industry professionals who represent the best of the global investment community. 

With cutting-edge content and fresh perspectives from a Who's Who in the hedge fund space, we anticipate another top class conference experience for our stakeholders, with the strongest asset allocator-to-fund manager ratios the event has seen to date.

Past Speakers Include:
Jason Huemer, President, VISIUM ASSET MANAGEMENT
John Burbank, CIO, PASSPORT CAPITAL
Donald Pierce, CIO, SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION
Jay Caauwe, Managing Director, CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE
Philip Weingord, Chief Executive Officer, SEER CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LP
Kurt Billick, Chief Investment Officer, BOCAGE CAPITAL, LLC
Michael Gaviser, Managing Director, KOHLBERG KRAVIS ROBERTS & CO., LP
J. Kyle Bass, Managing Partner, HAYMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LP
Mark Anson, Chief Investment Officer, ACADIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
Eric Alt, Managing Director, CO-CIO, HALL CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLC
Mark Okada, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, HIGHLAND CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LP
Joseph Brusuelas, Senior Economist, BLOOMBERG, L.P.
Ronnie Jaber, Principal and Portfolio Manager , CARLYLE GROUP
Kristin Bentz, Executive Director, PMG VENTURE GROUP

 


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