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September 2019

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. 

Impact Investing Forum North

When: September 23-24, 2019
Where:Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, New York, NY
Organiser: Opal
Impact investing is an approach that seeks to create positive social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. The forum will look at many of the asset classes that encompass impact investing. Delegates will meet top influencers, experienced public and private investors, money managers and service providers that are leading in this area. Themes of defining impact investing, portfolio construction, asset class opportunities and the role of the investor are a few of the topics to be covered at the event.

Emerging Managers Summit

When: September 23- 24, 2019
Where: Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, New York, NY
Organiser: Opal
The summit programme highlights the benefits and opportunities for institutional and private wealth investors to invest in new, small, diverse and women-owned, emerging and boutique fund managers. In addition to networking with key decision-makers of family offices, endowments, foundations and pension funds, boutique and new managers will be able to connect and exchange best practice ideas with their peers. Delegates will hear from the nation’s leaders in the new and ever-changing emerging manager market. Delegates will hear from the nation’s leaders in the new and ever-changing emerging manager market. The conference format is designed to be educational with fireside chat style panels. Only a few educational standalone presentations will be permitted.
Some of the topics to be discussed include: strategies to outperform your larger peers; investor perspective: benefits of investing in small and emerging managers; fixed income and credit; investing in emerging real estate; investing in innovative ideas; opportunities in emerging hedge funds; advantages of a woman owned firm; effective marketing methods; and boosting results: the role of service providers and brokers

PartnerConnect West 2019

When: 23 - 25 September 23-25, 2019
Where: Fairmont Hotel San Francisco
Organiser: Partner Connecct Events
The conference welcomes over 250 limited partners and private equity/venture capital general partnerships for targeted networking and educational sessions focused on the most pressing trends in the private market. The event will feature theExecConnect meetings programme where LPs and GPs meet for one-on-one, 20-minute meetings that are pre-arranged by the conference producers and proprietary match-making system.
The agenda will discuss: how GPs are finding the next home run investment; how growth equity is evolving and its impact on the venture and private equity landscape; how to set up a direct co-investment programme; how to move from being an independent sponsor to a captive fund; creative ways to entice LPs into your fund; opportunities for minority and women-led private equity firms; where we are in the cycle and will the bull market continue; trends to optimise the capital structure of leveraged loans; and robotics, space, drones and AI.

October 2019

European CLO Summit 2019

When: October 15, 2019
Where: London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square, London
Organiser: Opal
The summit is an educational forum designed for investors, issuers, underwriters, rating agencies, lawyers and accountants. At this conference, they can learn the newest techniques to maximise returns and reduce risk exposure in this growing 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 provide attendees with the tools necessary to stay one step ahead of their competitors.
The conference will be an opportunity for delegates to have a meaningful dialogue about concerns regarding this segment of the market.

November 2019

The Quant Conference 2019

When: November 1, 2019
Where: De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms, London
Organiser: The Quant Conference
The conference is designed as an educational setting where attendees can learn about the current trends in the field of quantitative finance. The event gives attendees a unique opportunity to network with aspiring students, professional peers, prospective employers, academics and investors. Speakers include industry leaders and academics providing insights from those pioneering this changes. The conference will provide a platform to broaden knowledge and network. Legendary hedge fund managers, distinguished academics, recognised investors and well-known investment bankers will be attending and speaking.
There will be a series of panels, standalone presentations and debates diving deep into the most relevant topics in quantitative finance.
Meetings can be scheduled in advance.
There is an equal split between industry and academia. Most of the industry professionals are executives and quants from buy-side and sell-side. Delegates from academia are mostly students, researchers and senior professors.

Endowment & Foundation Forum

When: November 7-8, 2019
Where: Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA
Organiser: Opal Group
The forum will provide an exchange of ideas on portfolio planning and investment strategies. Rather than focusing on a particular investment style, the conference will examine a range of critical investment topics germane to endowments and foundations. The programme will also highlight the need to align fiscal strategy with values and missions. Participants and delegates will speak on topics including necessity for non-profit governance for endowments, means of capturing alpha in a portfolio, methods of choosing managers, and problems of ethics and liability in fiduciary planning.
The programme will address the pros and cons of investing in equity, fixed income, alternative, real estate products and many other areas. By targeting industry sectors, guest speakers and participants can gain a greater understanding of how organisations can utilise and dovetail with trending investment strategies.
Other topics to be covered include: asset allocation: identifying the appropriate asset classes for your portfolio; risk management; fixed income and credit markets; alternative strategies; equity investing; governance insights; philanthropy and program related investments; emerging and frontier markets; sustainable investing and fiduciary duty; CIO outsourcing; the changing landscape for endowments and foundations; and investing in opportunity zones.
The conference format is designed to be educational with fireside chat style panels. Only a few educational standalone presentations will be permitted. No PowerPoint presentations will be allowed for any panel discussions.

Alternative Investment Management Summit (AIM Summit)

When: November 20-21, 2019
Where: Abu Dhabi
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.