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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 2019

Private Debt Forum

When: June 3, 2019
Where: Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, New York City
Organiser: Opal Group
The forum is a venue for access and first-hand 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. This alternative asset class now totals $600bn in investor capital. The rise of private debt coincided with — and thrived as a result of — the Wall Street reform following the global financial crisis. The forum will feature dialogue driven panel discussions led by consultants and family offices.

Marketplace Lending & Specialty Finance East

When: June 4, 2019
Where: Arnold & Porter, New York, NY
Organisers: presented by Opal Group and Arnold & Porter
Delegates will enjoy a day of interactive panel discussions and networking breaks. With over 250 delegates there will be opportunities to meet potential clients, learn from industry experts and create partnerships. While in the session room, trending topics will be addressed by some of the fields’ thought leaders. Some of the topics to be discussed include: legal and  regulatory issues; what is new in marketplace lending securitisations; partnerships with banks, fintechs and platforms; the future of alternative lending; student loans; trends in small business lending; auto loans; fraud prevention, data security and verification; capital markets outlook; opportunities in real estate; and blockchain and its application potential in the financial sector.

Alternative Investment Management Summit (AIM Summit)

When: June 12, 2019
Where: Hotel President Wilson, Geneva, Switzerland
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 .

Cap Intro: Credit | Fixed Income Alternative Investing

When: June 17, 2019
Where: New York
Organiser: Catalyst Financial Partners
The event is investor driven and 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 strategies in the credit and fixed income sectors. At the event managers give short presentations during lunch, followed by meeting sessions. There are no service providers, only managers and investors.

12th Annual PartnerConnect Midwest 2019

When: June 24-26, 2019
Where: Sofitel Hotel, Chicago
Organiser: PartnerConnect Events
The event will feature content on private equity deal-making and fundraising. A special track on emerging managers, co-investment, credit, deals, family offices and opportunity zones will also be highlighted. Over 300  senior level, largely LPs or GPs, are expected to attend with 85 per cent managing director/partner level and around 40 per cent LPs and 45 per cent GPs. The ExecConnectprogramme — LP-GP 1:1 private meetings — has resulted in billions of dollars raised over 11,000 meetings at similar events

July 2019

GAIM

When: July 2-3, 2019
Where: etc venues County Hall, London
Organiser: Knect365/Informa
The annual meeting is where global alternative investment managers and investors collaborate to drive capital, implement new industry standards and source cutting edge information. GAIM is the meeting place for the world's top alternative's professionals withmore than 300 attendees. Delegates will learn from leading managers and investors how to invest, hedge and secure returns in today’s alternative asset classes. To ensure representation from the entire investment community, the conference organiser has set aside a limited number of complimentary passes for executives from endowments, foundations, pensions, sovereign wealth funds, insurance, allocators and family offices.

September 2019

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.

October 2019

Marketplace Lending & Specialty Finance East http://www.opalgroup.net/trk/mpleb1904.html When: June 4, 2019 Where: Arnold & Porter, New York, NY Organisers: presented by Opal Group and Arnold & Porter Delegates will enjoy a day of interactive panel discussions and networking breaks. With over 250 delegates there will be opportunities to meet potential clients, learn from industry experts and create partnerships. While in the session room, trending topics will be addressed by some of the fields’ thought leaders. Some of the topics to be discussed include: legal and regulatory issues; what is new in marketplace lending securitisations; partnerships with banks, fintechs and platforms; the future of alternative lending; student loans; trends in small business lending; auto loans; fraud prevention, data security and verification; capital markets outlook; opportunities in real estate; and blockchain and its application potential in the financial sector. 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.