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May 2019

Cap Intro: Alternative Investing Funds West

When: May 20, 2019
Where: San Francisco
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 CTAs, quant and AI (artificial intelligence) fund investing sectors. These innovative 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, intangible assets trading, overlay strategies, CTAs, options and futures, currencies, blockchain strategies, systematic equity and more. Managers typically offer their products through investment funds, but also SMAs or advisory features.
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.

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.

Opportunity Zones Forum

When: June 3, 2019
Where: Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, New York City
Organiser: Opal Group
Coming off the US government’s Opportunity Zone (or OZ) programme, created as part of the 2017 tax cuts and Jobs Act, the conference brings together experts, influencers and investors. The event will examine the importance of the programme and its impact on low-income and distressed communities as well as discuss how the program is encouraging long-term private sector investments in low-income urban and rural communities nationwide. The event explores the OZ investment process and regulations and current opportunities of the programme and future potential implications of investing through Qualified Opportunity Zones. Other topics to be discussed include structuring and fundraising a qualified opportunity zone fund; understanding the legal framework and tax incentives; the future of opportunity zones; industrial deals and multi-family deals; and private placement memorandums and risk factors.

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.

Financial Evolution: AI, Machine Learning & Sentiment Analysis

When: June 25-26, 2019
Where: Rooms on Regent’s Park, London
Organiser: Unicom
The finance industry is expected to lead the way in adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) with a significant projected increase in spending over the next three years. In order to process and understand the masses of data, methods such as machine learning and sentiment analysis have become essential to open the gateway to data analytics.
This is a sophisticated conference that interrogates and explores the implications of AI and machine learning in the financial services industry as well as identifying the investment opportunities of sharing knowledge and exploiting intellectual property in the finance domain.
Delegates will learn how to benefit from the progress in technological advances; find out about the impact of quantum computing and alternative data; benefit from the experience of world class presenters from the UK, US, Europe and India/Hong Kong; and gain exclusive insights into pioneering projects in AI, machine learning and sentiment analysis in finance.
The programme includes the latest state-of-the-art research, practical applications and case studies as well as networking opportunities.

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.

Cap Intro: Real Estate Fund Investing

When: July 15, 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.

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.