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Cap Intro: Real Estate Fund Investing

When: July 16, 2018 Where: Capital Grille - Wall Street, New York Organiser: Catalyst This event is investor driven. It is a transactional event that host alpha-oriented investment managers and institutional grade investors that are introduced to each other with a view to become investment partners. This event focuses on real estate fund investing sectors. Strategies covered will include, among others: development, added-value, commercial, single-multi residential, single family, luxury hotels, real estate financing and debt, bridge financing, infrastructure, projects and complexes, and international projects. Introductions are accomplished through private meetings that are arranged prior the event in an investor driven fashion based on the merits of each investment manager and the requests made by the investors. Investors are pre-screened and pre-qualified prior the events by questionnaires and talks. Investors constitute predominantly single and multi-family offices, endowment and foundations and their advisors located in the US and internationally.

Cap Intro: Quant | AI Fund Investing

When: June 18, 2018 Where: Capital Grille - Wall Street, New York Organiser: Catalyst This event is investor driven. It is a transactional event that host alpha-oriented investment managers and institutional grade investors that are introduced to each other with a view to become investment partners. This event focuses on the quantitative and artificial intelligence investment sectors. These strategies are becoming popular with investors and have experienced a lot of investment inflows. The event will include the following strategies: high frequency trading, stat arb, vol arb, pure arb, signals trading with AI based on insider trading, intangible assets and other factors, overlay strategies, CTAs, systematic equity and more. Introductions are accomplished through private meetings that are arranged prior the event in an investor driven fashion based on the merits of each investment manager and the requests made by the investors. Investors are pre-screened and pre-qualified prior the events by questionnaires and talks. Investors constitute predominantly single and multi-family offices, endowment and foundations and their advisors located in the US and internationally.

Cap Intro: Alternative Investing Funds West

When: May 14, 2018 Where: San Francisco, Marines’ Memorial Club Organiser: Catalyst This event is investor driven. It is a transactional event that host alpha-oriented investment managers and institutional grade investors that are introduced to each other with a view to become investment partners. This event focuses on the alternative investing funds space on the West coast of the US. Strategies covered include: long/short equity and long-only, merger arb, overlay, event driven, quantitative, macro and CTAs, emerging markets, credit and fixed income, relative value, distressed, commodities and more. Introductions are accomplished through private meetings that are arranged prior the event in an investor driven fashion based on the merits of each investment manager and the requests made by the investors. Investors are pre-screened and pre-qualified prior the events by questionnaires and talks. Investors constitute predominantly single and multi-family offices, endowment and foundations and their advisors located in the US and internationally.

Cap Intro: Private Equity Fund Investing

When: April 9, 2018 Where: Capital Grille - Wall Street, New York Organiser: Catalyst This event is investor driven. It is a transactional event that host alpha-oriented investment managers and institutional grade investors that are introduced to each other with a view to become investment partners. This event focuses on the private equity fund investing industry. Strategies will include, among others: venture capital, high growth, mid-market, pre-IPO, regional/international funds, direct deals, and industry specific focus in health care, technology, media, telecom, internet, IoT, business services, energy/oil, cyber security and fintech. Introductions are accomplished through private meetings that are arranged prior the event in an investor driven fashion based on the merits of each investment manager and the requests made by the investors. Investors are pre-screened and pre-qualified prior the events by questionnaires and talks. Investors constitute predominantly single and multi-family offices, endowment and foundations and their advisors located in the US and internationally.

Cap Intro: Credit | Fixed Income Alternative Investing

When: March 8, 2018 Where: Capital Grille - Wall Street, New York Organiser: Catalyst This event is investor driven. It is a transactional event that host alpha-oriented investment managers and institutional grade investors that are introduced to each other with a view to become investment partners. This event focuses on the credit and fixed income alternative investing sectors. Strategies include, among others: relative value, structured credit, sovereign debt, trade finance, peer-to-peer lending, RMBS/CMBS, consumer loans, corporate lending, bridge financing, convertible arbitrage and mezzanine and distressed debt. Introductions are accomplished through private meetings that are arranged prior the event in an investor driven fashion based on the merits of each investment manager and the requests made by the investors. Investors are pre-screened and pre-qualified prior the events by questionnaires and talks. Investors constitute predominantly single and multi-family offices, endowment and foundations and their advisors located in the US and internationally.

Cap Intro: Alternative Investing Funds East

When: January 29, 2018 Where: Capital Grille - Wall Street, New York Organiser: Catalyst This event is investor driven. It is a transactional event that host alpha-oriented investment managers and institutional grade investors that are introduced to each other with a view to become investment partners. This event focuses on alternative investing funds on the East coast of the US. Strategies covered include: long/short equity and long-only, merger arb, overlay, event driven, quantitative, macro and CTAs, emerging markets, credit and fixed income, relative value, distressed, commodities and more. Introductions are accomplished through private meetings that are arranged prior the event in an investor driven fashion based on the merits of each investment manager and the requests made by the investors. Investors are pre-screened and pre-qualified prior the events by questionnaires and talks. Investors constitute predominantly single and multi-family offices, endowment and foundations and their advisors located in the US and internationally.

Reshaping Financial Services: Regulation, innovation and the new operational environment

When: December 4, 2017 Where: Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, 10 St James's Square, London SW1Y 4LE Organiser: Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) in partnership with Innovate Finance Technological advances and their adoption are changing the way traditional financial institutions conduct business and the way people access services in key financial centres and in emerging economies. This Chatham House City Series conference will evaluate different policy and regulatory approaches in a changing financial services sector and assess the opportunities and risks that accompany innovation across different financial markets. Some of the areas the conference will cover include: which regulatory models have proven successful in delivering value to consumer markets; where can frameworks be replicated and what role do regulators have; what systemic risks and opportunities  accompany ongoing technological innovations across mobile, crypto and cloud; what potential do these have to change the way people do finance and how can the risks be mitigated; how will ongoing political transitions continue to impact the financial services landscape; how will shifting priorities manifest themselves in regulatory approaches and frameworks; how do priorities and capacities differ across developed and emerging markets and how can regulators most effectively advance experimentation, inclusion and stability. The conference will be held under the Chatham House Rule.

Cybersecurity Leaders Forum


When: March 26, 2018 Where: Park Hyatt Hotel, Dubai Organiser: QUBE Events The forum, held in collaboration with EY, Get Safe Online, Quorum Cyber and the National Center for Cybersecurity Technologies, is a business platform designed to create a personal connection between participants. Companies from across the MENA region –  including the UAE, Oman, Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan – will attend the event. Senior ICT executives from the region are expected to attend. Discussions and workshops will focus on the future of cybersecurity in the region. The forum will include presentations, interactive panel discussions, workshops and focused networking.