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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.

Cap Intro: Active Alpha Investing

When: September 23, 2019
Where: New York
Organiser: Catalyst Financial Partners
This event is investor driven and transactional with a of host alpha-oriented investment managers and institutional grade investors attending that are introduced to each other with a view to become investment partners. This Event focuses on the real estate fund investing sectors. Strategies covered include: 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. Managers typically offer their products through investment funds, co-investment and direct deals.
At the event managers give short presentations during lunch, followed by meeting sessions. There are no service providers, only managers and investors. The event concludes with a networking wine reception. Introductions are through private meetings arranged prior to the event.
Investors are pre-screened and pre-qualified prior to the and are predominantly single and multi-family offices, investor intermediaries and end-investors located in the US as well as internationally.

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.

Private Equity Real Estate Forum

When: October 22, 2019
Where: Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa, Napa, CA
Organiser: Opal Group
Private equity real estate is a multi-trillion-dollar global fund industry. Commercial real estate is considered a capital market instrument — the “fourth asset class,” on a par with cash, fixed income and equity. The forum will explore the role of private equity real estate as well as the emergence of private real estate debt.
Some of the topics to be discussed at the event include: private equity real estate performance including core, core-plus, opportunistic and value-added; Deal flow by commercial property type, such as industrial, multifamily, office space, retail; Sourcing debt, leaseback and private equity capital for commercial real estate investment and development; the rise of private real estate debt; fundraising and deal structuring; the impact of “Trumponomics” on commercial real estate investment; and a retrospective on the 2008 real estate bubble and global financial crisis.

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.