Inside the vortex: Trends and influences shaping the emerging hedge fund space

Hedgeweek European Emerging Manager Summit 2019


08:30 Registration & coffee

09:00 Opening address

09:15 Panel discussion: Rolling back the years

  • Tom Kehoe, Global Head of Research, AIMA
  • Sara Rejal, Senior Director, Investments, Willis Towers Watson
  • Gavin White, CEO, Invast Global
  • Thomas Babbedge, Chief Scientist & Deputy Head of Systematic Strategies, Gresham Investment Management
  • Dr Savvas Savouri, Partner & Chief Economist, Toscafund Asset Management

10:00 Keynote presentation: Investor allocation trends in alternative UCITS

  • Georg Reutter, Managing Partner, Kepler Partners

10:15 Panel discussion: Outsourcing

  • Mike Rosen, Global Co-Head of Prime Brokerage & Outsourced Trading, Cowen
  • Philip Naughton, Partner, ACA Compliance Group
  • David Berney, Founder & Principal Consultant, Ergo Consultancy
  • James Walker, Managing Partner, Solaise Capital Management
  • Mark Flanagan, COO, Blackstar Asset Management

11:00 Networking coffee break

11:15 Panel discussion: A quantum leap

  • Chair: James Williams, Managing Editor, Hedgeweek
  • Irene Perdomo, Managing Director, Systematic Macro Strate Strategies, Gresham
  • Investment Management
  • Abhijeet Gaikwad, Portfolio Manager, Trium Capital
  • Nathan Peters, Portfolio Manager, Fulcrum Asset Management

12:00 Keynote presentation: Under the hood of the SMCR

  • Robert Quinn, Founder, Robert Quinn Consulting

12:15 Panel discussion: Cloud technology & platform evolution

  • Jamie Smith, Director, International Technology, Eze Castle Integration
  • Daniel Wiener, CEO, Lancaster Investment Management
  • Jon Melville, Head of Client Relations, RFA

13:00 Networking lunch

14:00 Keynote presentation: Reading the runes

  • Neale Jackson, Portfolio Manager, 36 South Capital Advisors LLP

14:15 Panel discussion: Evolution of the ManCo model

  • Andrew Frost, Executive Director, Lawson Conner
  • Catherine Lane, Director & Senior Vice President, Maples Group
  • Lucian Firth, Partner, Simmons & Simmons

15:00 Keynote presentation: Liquidity management

  • Andrew Beer, Managing Director & Head of UK Sales, Tradeweb

15:15 Panel discussion: Fundraising techniques

  • Libbi Ross, Alternative Investment Mandates, EMEA Region, Bloomberg LP
  • Matteo Meloni, Project Manager, Directional Strategies, Tages Capital
  • Philip Chapple, COO, Monterone Partners
  • Andrew Relph, Head of Business Development, Burren Capital Advisors

16:00 Closing remarks

16:15 Networking drinks reception – hosted by Circle Partners

17:30 Event concludes