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Hedge Funds & FoHFs

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July 2019

Opportunity Zones Forum

When: June 3, 2019
Where: Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, New York City
Organiser: Opal Group
Coming off the US government’s Opportunity Zone (or OZ) programme, created as part of the 2017 tax cuts and Jobs Act, the conference brings together experts, influencers and investors. The event will examine the importance of the programme and its impact on low-income and distressed communities as well as discuss how the program is encouraging long-term private sector investments in low-income urban and rural communities nationwide. The event explores the OZ investment process and regulations and current opportunities of the programme and future potential implications of investing through Qualified Opportunity Zones. Other topics to be discussed include structuring and fundraising a qualified opportunity zone fund; understanding the legal framework and tax incentives; the future of opportunity zones; industrial deals and multi-family deals; and private placement memorandums and risk factors.

Marketplace Lending & Specialty Finance East

When: June 4, 2019
Where: Arnold & Porter, New York, NY
Organisers: presented by Opal Group and Arnold & Porter
Delegates will enjoy a day of interactive panel discussions and networking breaks. With over 250 delegates there will be opportunities to meet potential clients, learn from industry experts and create partnerships. While in the session room, trending topics will be addressed by some of the fields’ thought leaders. Some of the topics to be discussed include: legal and  regulatory issues; what is new in marketplace lending securitisations; partnerships with banks, fintechs and platforms; the future of alternative lending; student loans; trends in small business lending; auto loans; fraud prevention, data security and verification; capital markets outlook; opportunities in real estate; and blockchain and its application potential in the financial sector.

Alternative Investment Management Summit (AIM Summit)

When: June 12, 2019
Where: Hotel President Wilson, Geneva, Switzerland
Organiser: AIM Summit
The summit is a platform for discussions on investment developments, global market conditions and latest trends. It acts as a gthering and connecting regional investors and managers in the world of alternatives (hedge funds, private equity, venture capital, private debt) with global industry leaders. The summit is a platform for discussions on investment developments, global market conditions, latest trends and acts as a networking forum for future business opportunities. The conference is conducted in an intimate setup to induce discussions on the best practices and know-how .

Cap Intro: Credit | Fixed Income Alternative Investing

When: June 17, 2019
Where: New York
Organiser: Catalyst Financial Partners
The event is investor driven and 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 strategies in the credit and fixed income sectors. At the event managers give short presentations during lunch, followed by meeting sessions. There are no service providers, only managers and investors.

12th Annual PartnerConnect Midwest 2019

When: June 24-26, 2019
Where: Sofitel Hotel, Chicago
Organiser: PartnerConnect Events
The event will feature content on private equity deal-making and fundraising. A special track on emerging managers, co-investment, credit, deals, family offices and opportunity zones will also be highlighted. Over 300  senior level, largely LPs or GPs, are expected to attend with 85 per cent managing director/partner level and around 40 per cent LPs and 45 per cent GPs. The ExecConnectprogramme — LP-GP 1:1 private meetings — has resulted in billions of dollars raised over 11,000 meetings at similar events

Financial Evolution: AI, Machine Learning & Sentiment Analysis

When: June 25-26, 2019
Where: Rooms on Regent’s Park, London
Organiser: Unicom
The finance industry is expected to lead the way in adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) with a significant projected increase in spending over the next three years. In order to process and understand the masses of data, methods such as machine learning and sentiment analysis have become essential to open the gateway to data analytics.
This is a sophisticated conference that interrogates and explores the implications of AI and machine learning in the financial services industry as well as identifying the investment opportunities of sharing knowledge and exploiting intellectual property in the finance domain.
Delegates will learn how to benefit from the progress in technological advances; find out about the impact of quantum computing and alternative data; benefit from the experience of world class presenters from the UK, US, Europe and India/Hong Kong; and gain exclusive insights into pioneering projects in AI, machine learning and sentiment analysis in finance.
The programme includes the latest state-of-the-art research, practical applications and case studies as well as networking opportunities.

GAIM

When: July 2-3, 2019
Where: etc venues County Hall, London
Organiser: Knect365/Informa
The annual meeting is where global alternative investment managers and investors collaborate to drive capital, implement new industry standards and source cutting edge information. GAIM is the meeting place for the world's top alternative's professionals withmore than 300 attendees. Delegates will learn from leading managers and investors how to invest, hedge and secure returns in today’s alternative asset classes. To ensure representation from the entire investment community, the conference organiser has set aside a limited number of complimentary passes for executives from endowments, foundations, pensions, sovereign wealth funds, insurance, allocators and family offices.

3rd Annual Emerging Manager Connect 2019

When: July 23, 2019
Where: The Pierre Hotel, New York
Organiser: PartnerConnect Events
The one-day event will enhance the visibility of emerging and diverse investment managers by delivering access to capital providers including institutional investors. Attendees to the event will be able to network with more than 300 senior level — largely limited and general partners (LPs and GPs). Attendees are 85 per cent managing director/partner level with 40 per cent LP and 45 per cent GP. The conference offers networking opportunities for LPs to meet and invest in new, small, diverse and women-owned, emerging fund managers while hearing from industry leaders. Join professionals to acquire industry insight for best practice on deal-making and fund raising. Those attending have the opportunity to enrol in the ExecConnect meeting programme where the organiser actively arranges 1:1 meetings between LPs and GPs. 
Limited partners registration is complimentary.