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All Events

Hedge Funds & FoHFs

Private equity

Liquid alts

Infrastructure

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Real estate

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Pension Funds

Insurance

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Endowment & foundations

Family office & wealth managers

March 2017

North American Pensions Summit

When: March 20-21, 2017
Where: Drake Hotel, Chicago
Organiser: Marcus Evans
Join more than 80 senior investment executives from North America – with assets under management of $500m and direct responsibility for selecting asset and fund managers – that are interested in reviewing investment vehicles for future investing. Conduct one-on-one business meetings with top decision makers, meet with 10-15 contacts per representative. Attendees can personally select the executives they would like to meet at the event using the secured summit website, review detailed profiles of all delegates and the organisations they represent. Those attending can also obtain exclusive access to the senior delegation and present their services and products in a controlled environment where provider participation is strictly limited per product category. The one-on-one business meetings also provide access to the decision makers from investment companies across North America.

April 2017

Catalyst Cap Intro: Credit | Fixed Income Alternative Investing

When: April 3, 2017
Where: New York City
Organiser: Catalyst Financial Partners
The event is sector focused, investor driven and hosts hand-picked investment managers and investors that are introduced to each other with a view to become investment partners. This event focuses only on the credit and fixed income alternative investing sectors. Strategies include relative value, structured credit, sovereign debt, trade finance, peer-to-peer lending, RMBS/CMBS, consumer loans, corporate lending, bridge financing, convertible arbitrage and mezzanine debt.

QuantCon NYC

When: April 28- 30, 2017
Where: Marriott Marquis, New York City
Organiser: Quantopian
This algorithmic trading and quantitative finance conference includes interactive workshops, expert talks and tutorials on over-fitting, back testing, Bayesian global optimisation and more. The event also includes an algorithmic trading hackathon with ample networking opportunities with leaders from the quantitative finance world. Keynotes are Marcos López de Prado, senior managing director at Guggenheim Partners and Michael Kearns, professor at the computer and information science department at the University of Pennsylvania.
There is a 10 per cent discount for Alpha Journal readers on any ticket level. Use code: AlphaJournalQuantCon2017 .

May 2017

Catalyst Cap Intro: Alternative Investing Funds West

When: May 15, 2017
Where: San Francisco
Organiser: Catalyst Financial Partners
The event is sector focused, investor driven and hosts hand-picked investment managers and investors that are introduced to each other with a view to become investment partners. This event focuses on alternative investing funds on the US west coast. Strategies covered include long/short equity and long only, credit and fixed income, macro and CTAs, emerging markets, event driven, quantitative funds, commodities and others.

ASK 2017 Summit (Private Debt, Private Equity, Hedge Funds, Multi-Assets)

When: May 17 (private debt and private equity) and May 18 (hedge funds and multi-asset), 2017
Where: Conrad Seoul Hotel, Seoul, South Korea
Organiser: Korea Economic Daily
The Alternative Summit Korea (ASK) is a bi-annual conference where offshore asset managers can present their investment strategies to Korean institutions such as pensions, sovereign wealth funds, insurers and savings funds. The ASK Summit series has experience of providing major Korean institutional investors and leaders of alternative investment firms with effective ways to foster mutually beneficial dialogue and develop long-term relationships. The summit will address key financial topics, investment strategies, and perspectives on the economy.

June 2017

GAIM 2017 and GAIM Ops London

When: June 5-7, 2017
Where: Hilton Syon Park, TW8 8JF
Organiser: Informa
The event is where global alternative investment managers and investors collaborate to drive capital, implement industry standards and source cutting edge information. Co-located with GAIM this year, GAIM Ops London is a hedge fund industry operations and compliance event in Europe for chief operation officers, chief compliance officers, heads of operational due diligence, general counsel, and chief financial officers. Focused on hedge fund due diligence operations, compliance and risk management, the event will provide different perspectives on how to address the greatest challenges in hedge fund operations and compliance. Attendees will mix with a global, diverse range of senior alternative investment professionals through structured and networking functions.

Catalyst Cap Intro: Multi-Fund fintech Platforms Alternative Investing

When: June 19, 2017
Where: New York
Organiser: Catalyst Financial Partners
The event is sector focused, investor driven and hosts hand-picked investment managers and investors that are introduced to each other with a view to become investment partners. This event focuses on multi-fund fintech platforms in alternative investing. This reflects the explosion in the past years of innovative ways of showcasing, distributing and closing investments through an online portal. These efforts promote transparency and giving the investor more ownership in selecting what manager, investments or assets to invest in. This event will cover fintech operators offering hedge funds, hedge fund replication, private investments and deals, real estate projects and peer-to-peer lending, among others.

September 2017

Catalyst Cap Intro: L/S Equity | Event Driven Investing

When: September 18, 2017
Where: New York
Organiser: Catalyst Financial Partners
The event is sector focused, investor driven and hosts hand-picked investment managers and investors that are introduced to each other with a view to become investment partners. This event focuses on the long/short equity and event driven investing sector. Strategies covered include fundamental research, global equity, merger arbitrage, small/micro caps, regional/international, industry specific, trend/signals, as well as event driven funds based on behaviour, public reports, litigation, adverse news, structural change, insider filings and more.