Alpha Reporter

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Institutional investors looking at fewer hedge funds and strategies particularly among CTAs

Despite the return to form of hedge funds in the past year, some institutional investors remain cautious when it comes to hedge fund. There are fewer investors searching for funds across most strategies, according Preqin.

Forward redemption indicator in March shows major improvement on a year on year basis

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for April 2017 measured 2.41 per cent, down from 3.48 per cent in March.

Monthly outflows from hedge funds ends as investors reverse trend

Investors allocated $15.7bn to hedge funds in March and $21.9bn in the first three months of the year, according to eVestment data.

East Coast Family Office & Wealth Management Conference 2017

When: October 24, 2017 Where: The Union League Club, 38 East 37th Street, New York, NY 10016 Organiser: DC Finance The event offers cutting edge education and a networking platform for local and international families from the US as well as Europe. Attendees are seeking investments, partners or friendship. The conference is a way to gain insights and innovative ideas from a panel of experts from all across the globe speaking on a variety of topics. This year’s event will discuss Investment in food and beverage, sports and entertainment panel, impact investing, direct investment, co-investment among families, alternative investments, next generation issues, high tech and innovation, homeland security, cyber security threats and women in family business. Over 200 single family office executives and ultra high net worth family members representing more than $100bn under management took part in last year’s event with some 85 per cent of attendees representing single family offices and ultra high net worth individuals family members.

London Family Office & Wealth Management Annual Conference

When: June 6, 2017 Where: Four Seasons Hotel, Hamilton Place, Park Lane, London W1J 7DR Organiser: DC Finance The event brings together 120 of the region’s top family member with international families seeking education and exchange of knowledge and experience with similar families. The speakers include European and US family members, single family offices and first tier wealth managers. The conference is a closed meeting of high net worth individuals and family offices that will cover a variety of topics such as understanding the latest innovative technologies and looking at diverse investment trends.

Investment Solutions 2017

When: August 31, 2017 Where: W Hotel, 1 Austin Road West, West Kowloon, Hong Kong Organiser: Hubbis The agenda will focus on the increasing need for product manufacturers and distributors to help clients use a broader range of investments that are more suitable and relevant to their needs. The themes covered include: structured products, funds, equities, fixed income, ETFs, alternatives, China, and India.

Philippines Wealth Management Forum 2017

When: May 25, 2017 Where: Makati Shangri-La Hotel, Corner, Ayala Ave, Makati, 1200 Metro Manila, Philippines Organiser: Hubbis This event is for anyone servicing wealthy clients in the Philippines. This includes CEOs, senior management, product gatekeepers and business unit heads from the leading local retail banks, trust banks, securities firms, insurance companies and local asset management firms. The event will focus on understanding how to capitalise on the opening of the market and greater opportunities to access domestic Philippines affluent and high new worth clients; success stories and best practices from overseas; debating key issues with industry leaders; exploring how firms can add value for clients and manage expectations. Panel discussions include: building capacity and capability in Philippines wealth management; how to meet the needs of wealthy business families; finding relevant insurance solutions for Philippines clients; and how to navigate the investment markets in 2017.

Digital Wealth Asia 2017

When: June 15, 2017 Where: Westin Hotel, 12 Marina View, Asia Square Tower 2, Singapore 018961 Organiser: Hubbis The agenda will focus on compliance obligations, creating a compelling client experience, dealing with the data challenge and being relevant to clients, including the next generation. Speakers will also look at the growing demand for digital wealth management among Asian investors and how to respond to this challenge as well as how to cater for different needs by clients.