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
Mon, 13/04/2015 - 11:30
Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »
Wed, 15/04/2015 - 13:05
In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more. ... »
Tue, 14/04/2015 - 12:14
Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »
Tue, 07/04/2015 - 09:57
Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »
Wed, 01/04/2015 - 09:12
As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »
Wed, 25/03/2015 - 11:46
The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »