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All Events

Hedge Funds & FoHFs

Private equity

Liquid alts

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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.

Opal Exchange 2018

When: April 23-25, 2018 (pre-event networking activity April 22)
Where: Hilton West Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, FL
Organiser: Opal Group
Utilising a sophisticated meeting scheduler, managers and qualified investors are able to pre-arrange purposeful meetings with like-minded delegates. The event provides networking opportunities through pre-arranged one on one meetings and networking breakfast, lunch and cocktail receptions. Opal Group will host a pre-event networking activity on April 22 for registered participants. Held in conjunction with attendees from the Impact Investing Forum, there will be a networking brunch at the International Polo Club Palm Beach where the 114th US Open Polo Championship will be held. This is a private brunch and requires separate registration. Limited tickets are available.

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.

Cryptocurrency Fund Forum

When: June 6, 2018
Where: London
Organiser: Knect365
The event will concentrate on helping attendees understand the operational, legal and investment issues when investing in and running a cryptocurrency fund. Topics to be discussed include the latest on fund setup, regulation and operations; understanding the latest trends in fund formation and the latest on current and potential regulatory matters and concerns; allocations to crypto funds and successful fundraising; why investors look for when investing in crypto funds and the best way to market and fund raise successfully. There will be ample opportunity for networking with crypto fund managers and active investors.

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.

Private Debt Forum

When: June 25, 2018
Where: New York Marriott Marquis, New York
Organiser: Opal
The forum is a venue for access and firsthand insight into the product universe and people leading the fastest-growing market in the finance sector as well as a bellwether for the future of the asset class and investment management industry. Presented in a panel discussion series, the forum will feature senior level investment research and asset allocation personnel who will debate and explore the investment market for private credit and direct lending. Topics to be covered include the origin and evolution of private debt; in-depth review of each major fund strategy (direct lending, distressed, mezzanine and venture); the role of private debt as a job creator for financial services; and the potential for market deregulation and its impact on the asset class. Panel discussion will follow a talk show format led by a moderator. Panelist use of Microsoft PowerPoint is prohibited.

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.