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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

August 2017

British GRI 2017

When: April 25-26, 2017
Where: London
Organiser: GRI Club
The event is a get together of senior international and real estate local investors, developers and lenders. The event is a get-together of senior investors, lenders and developers active in Europe. The discussion format enables delegates to interact and engage with everyone in the room, quickly find the right partners for your business, build high value relationships and keep the conversation going afterwards. The discussions format allows delegates to interact with all in the room and find new business partners, build networking and open the door for further conversations. The event is a get-together of senior international and local real estate investors, lenders and developers. Members find the event useful in identifying possible business partners and investment opportunities. The discussion format enables delegates to interact with everyone in the room. GRI has no speakers or presentations. Instead, there is a selection of closed-door discussions where everyone can participate. The dynamic environment allows delegates to engage with peers in an informal and collegial setting.

September 2017

Women’s Investment Management Leadership Summit 2017

Where: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Times Square, New York, NY
When: September 14, 2017
Organiser: Opal Group
The summit aims to empower more female leaders in the investment management industry. The idea of the summit is to provide an inclusive atmosphere where delegates connect and discuss ideas on career advancement, needed steps towards increasing gender equality and trends in investment portfolio management. This event will have shared networking receptions with the emerging managers summit held in the same venue.

Emerging Managers Summit 2017

When: September 14, 2017 - September 15, 2017
Where: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Times Square, New York, NY
Organiser: Opal Group
This event programme will highlight the benefits and opportunities for institutional and private wealth investors to invest in new, diverse, emerging managers and boutique fund managers. In addition to networking with key decision-makers of family offices and pension funds, new managers will be able to connect and exchange best practice ideas with their peers. Attendees will be able to hear from the nation’s leaders in the emerging manager market. Topics covered will include: the role of service providers and brokers; capitalising on equity investments; consultants; effective marketing methods; successful investment and business strategies to raise capital; emerging non-correlated fund strategies; equity investing; fixed income and credit; how to select investment managers by distinguishing between luck and skill; investing in emerging real estate managers; investing in international and emerging markets; benefits of investing in small and emerging managers; legal and compliance guidelines; opportunities in emerging hedge funds; showcase: meet the managers; strategies to outperform your larger peers; the advantages of investing in a women owned firm; how to get on the radar of consultants; investing in innovative ideas and benefits of investing in smaller managers.

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.

October 2017

Catalyst Cap Intro: Credit | Fixed Income Alternative Investing

When: October 16, 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 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, mezzanine debt and others.

Family Office & Private Wealth Management Forum West 2017

When: October 25-27, 2017
Where: Napa Valley Marriott, Napa, CA
Organiser: Opal Group
Known for the fastest growing population of newly structured family offices, northern California's wine country provides the landscape for this event. Largely dominated by first and second-generation families from the Silicon Valley, investment strategies such as private equity, venture capital and technology will be familiar themes at the conference. Investment managers and families will discuss the foundations in which they built their wealth and the various investment strategies in which to keep their portfolios growing. Additional topics such as impact investing, alternatives and the trustee beneficiary relationship will allow for delegates to sample a diverse blend of palatable subjects while networking amongst the grape vines. This conference will feature dialogue driven panel discussions led by consultants and family offices.

November 2017

Gaining the Edge 2017: Hedge Fund Investor Leadership

When: November 2-3, 2017
Where: New York City
Organiser: Agecroft Partners
The event brings together around 600 hedge fund industry professionals including around 300 investors into hedge funds, to share industry expertise, facilitate debate and create business relationships. The event’s expert panellists are some of the industry’s most influential investors, providing market insight for investors and hedge funds. The conference will only feature leading hedge fund investors as panellists who will provide insights about what hedge fund strategies look the most attractive given current capital market valuations and economic forecasts. Speakers will include decision makers at pensions, endowments, foundations, institutional consultants and funds of funds. The event will also feature over eight hours of networking time.
Agecroft Partners will donate 100 per cent of the profits to non-profit organisations that benefit children. Help for Children will be the main beneficiary of this event.

European CLO Summit 2017

When: November 2, 2017
Where: etc venues County Hall, London
Organiser: Opal Group
The summit is an educational forum designed for investors, issuers, underwriters, rating agencies, lawyers and accountants. At the conference sessions will focus on the newest techniques to maximise returns and reduce risk exposure in this area of asset-backed finance. An in-depth review of recent regulatory changes in addition to rating agency methodology, legal, tax and structural considerations will also be presented. Other topics covered will include the current state and outlook for the global CLO market; CLO equity; how to analyse structural features of a CLO; CLO 2.0 market backdrop and themes; manager screening and evaluation; securitisation and market place lending (P2P); CLO markets in a regulated environment/risk retention; evaluating leveraged loan market performance and direction; relative value in the CLO market; launching a CLO; how to construct a CLO; and successful CLO management strategies and structures in the current environment.