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April 2019

Alternative Investment Management Summit (AIM Summit)

When: April 7, 2019
Where: Four Seasons, Al Maryah Island, 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 networking forum for future business opportunities. The conference attracts over 500 investors and investment managers managing over $10tn in assets, including sovereign wealth funds, family offices, hedge funds, private equity managers, private debt managers, venture capitalists, endowments, foundations and pension funds as well as digital asset and blockchain innovators, investors and disruptors.

HED Conference 2019: Hedge Funds, ETFs & Fund Derivatives

When: April 18-19, 2019
Where: Shanghai, China
Organiser: Finfo Global
The conference is about hedge fund, ETF and general financial derivatives and expects to attract 800-1,000 company leaders from banking, insurance, asset management, fund of funds, public and private offering funds, security, family office, smart investment, trading software, law firms, consulting and exchanges. Some of the topics to be covered include: mutual funds (including ETFs) market development trends in 2019; global overview of pension funds investment management; ETF fund managers’ view: growth of China’s ETF market 2019; the indexation of alpha and smart beta; the rise of ESG investment in Asia and ESG ETFs; factor investing and smart beta and as it pertains to the future asset management; quantitative hedge fund strategies in 2019 and wholly owned-foreign enterprises and entry into China’s equity market and its impact to China’s asset management industry.

Hedge Fund Emerging & Startup Manager Forum

When: April 31-May 1, 2019
Where: Radisson Blu Portman Hotel, 22 Portman Square, London W1H 7BG London
Organiser: Knect365/Informa
The conference is aimed at new and emerging managers who directly manage a portfolio with less than £1bn assets under management or an investor into such funds. These people may be able to attend this event for free. Delegates will have the opportunity to meet with active emerging managers and investors to hear what they look for in emerging managers as well as to meet and connect with potential backers. Launching and growing a hedge fund is an arduous task. Those attending will hear from successful managers as they give insight into the key points that gave them an edge in a competitive field. There will be opportunities to network with over 300 attendees.

Cryptocurrency Fund Forum

When: April 30, 2019
Where: Radisson Blu Portman Hotel, 22 Portman Square, London W1H 7BG London
Organiser: Knect365/Informa
The conference will help delegates understand the operational, legal and investment issues when investing in and running a cryptocurrency fund. It is aimed at investors and fund managers exploring the latest opportunities in blockchain, crypto and coins. Sessions will cover the latest trends in fund formation and get the current and potential regulatory matters and concerns as well as discussion on allocations to crypto funds and successful fund raising. Speakers include investors discussing what they look for when investing in crypto funds and the best way to market and raise funds successfully. There will be opportunities to network with leading crypto fund managers and active investors and allocators as well as those who can help grow and take your fund to the next level. Fund managers with the ability to invest in digital assets or an investor into funds may be entitled to attend this event for free.

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.

July 2019


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.