Registration starts at 10.00 with a conference kick-off at 10.30am. The morning is followed by a sponsored buffet lunch at 12.30. The conference resumes at 2pm and finishes with a sponsored networking cocktail at 6.30pm. There are 2 conference streams running simultaneously with a series of energetic 15-20 minute presentations and 50 minute panel discussions.
• Provide a comprehensive networking platform for professional investors & advisors
• Enhance distribution channels for financial institutions
• Deliver knowledge updates from leading industry figures
• Entertain delegates in friendly and relaxed atmosphere
• Maximise ROI for sponsors and exhibitors by putting them in front of real buy-side wealth management professionals
The event will combine seamlessly strong conference content with networking and one-to-one meetings.
Professional Advisors & Institutional Investors
Independent Asset Managers, Private Bankers, Third Party Funds Selectors, Heads of Investment Advisory, Family Office Directors, Portfolio managers, Client Relationship Managers, Wealth Management Advisors, IFAs, Fund of Fund Managers, Pension Fund Managers, Managed Futures Specialists, Investment advisors, Heads of Derivatives & Structured Products, Brokers, Economists, Analysts, Trustees, Tax Specialists, Estate Practioners, Fiduciary Specialists.
EXHIBITORS & SPONSORS
Fund Managers, Investment Banks, Alternative Investments, Insurance Companies, Fiduciaries, Corporate Agents, International Financial Centres, Financial IT companies.
A PLATFORM FOR BUSY PROFESSIONALS
Attracting senior professionals today to conventional conferences is proving more and more difficult. They do not want to invest time and money in programmes where only few presentations are of interest to them. Flexibility and cost-effectiveness are the key to success. We have designed a framework that will allow them to streamline their networking through a series of targeted presentations, networking opportunities, one-to-one meetings and the exhibition. Investment advisors from the buy-side and members of qualified professional associations will receive complimentary invitations to the forum.
ETFs, Emerging Markets, Structured products, Fixed-Income, Hedge Funds, Managed Futures, Alternative investments, FOREX, Indices, Strategic Asset Allocation, Socially Responsible Investments, Risk management, Life Insurance Wrappers, Technology.
International Tax Planning and Corporate Services
Trust & Foundations, International Tax & Estate Planning, Corporate Administration, Savings Tax Directives, Global Tax Information Exchange, Asset Protection Planning, IFCs comparative study, Banking Secrecy, OECD White/Grey/Black List, IFCs and DTAs.
Private Client Acquisition, Advice & Management
Family office update, Independent Asset Managers Models, Bank IAM Relationship, Research, Client retention, Open architecture, Business Development Strategies, Technology.
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... »
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. ... »
Thu, 02/07/2015 - 15:51
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. ... »
Mon, 29/06/2015 - 12:48
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. ... »
Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57
Mergers and acquisitions in recent years have changed the face of hedge fund administration. Big custodial banks are likely to dominate the HFA space in years to come, forming one part of a barbell with a number of well-run, well-capitalised independent HFAs on the other end. This report examines the implications for both hedge funds and their administrators... »