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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

June 2018

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: 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.

ASK 2018 Global Summit

When: May 29-30, 2018
Where: Conrad Seoul Hotel
Organizer: The Korea Economic Daily
The summit, organised by ASK Office, The Korea Economic Daily, has themes of private equity, private debt, hedge fund, multi-asset, real estate and infrastructure. The summit provides information on market outlook, strategies, asset allocation and industry trends.

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.

GAIM and GAIM Ops

When: June 26-27, 2018
Where: Altitude, London
Organiser: Informa/Knect365
GAIM is the meeting place for alternative professionals with over 300 attendees at the London event last year. The event gives attendees the chance to mix with a global, diverse group of senior alternative investment professionals through structured and less-formal networking functions. This year the event is co-located with GAIM Ops London, an event highlighting operations and compliance for hedge funds in Europe aimed at chief compliance officers, chief operating offiers, heads of operational due diligence, general counsel and chief financial offiers. The event is focused on hedge fund due diligence operations, compliance and risk management. Alpha Journal subscribers can use the VIP code FKW53654AJ to receive a 20 per cent discount on selected delegate packages. 

AI, Machine Learning and Sentiment Analysis Applied to Finance

When: June 27-28, 2018 (workshops June 25-26, 2018)
Where: London
Organiser: Unicom
Artificial intelligence (AI) is deemed to be the main driver of the fourth industrial revolution. Investment in AI has grown at a phenomenal rate with companies investing $26bn-3$9bn in 2016. It has the capability to replicate cognitive decisions made by humans and also remove behavioural bias adherent to humans.
This conference will help demystify AI and differentiate the reality from the hype. Participants will learn about how to benefit from the progress in AI technologies and be exposed to insights on how these technological advances can be exploited.
Topics covered include: fundamentals and applications of machine learning and deep learning; pattern classifiers, natural language processing (NLP) and AI applied to data, text, and multi-media; sentiment scores combined with neo-classical models of finance; financial analytics underpinned by qualitative and quantitative methods; predictive and normative analysis applied to finance; behavioural and cognitive science; and the future of AI and its impact on industries.
By attending this event, participants can earn GARP/CPD credit hours.
Workshop June 25: Algorithmic Trading and Market Microstructure
Topics to be covered include: trading strategies, algorithmic trading, machine learning, feature engineering, data collection and model training, model validation and market microstructure.
Workshop June 26: Deep Learning in Practice
Topics to be covered include fundamentals of deep learning, open source platforms, deep learning libraries, neutral networks, building training and evaluating networks.

July 2018

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.

Family Office & Private Wealth Management Forum 2018

When: July 16-18, 201
Where: Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina, Newport, RI
Organiser: Opal Group
The event begins with an annual Regatta Cup race. Over three days, family offices, private investors and investment managers will explore the best ways to map out their portfolios. With over 1,000 delegates there is always an opportunity to meet potential clients. Discussions will cover a wide variety of investment topics including direct investing, impact investing and non-correlated assets. Topics will also include: new challenges in structuring your family office; tax efficient portfolio construction; new innovative asset classes; new investment styles for family offices; best practices in impact investing; global economic outlook; asset protection strategies; challenges of the trustee/beneficiary relationship; how to raise capital from family offices; and direct investing/co-investing. There will also be family office closed door sessions.
This conference will exclusively feature dialogue driven panel discussions led by consultants and family offices. Power Point presentations are prohibited during the sessions but may be made available on the mobile app.