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Industry Events


Capital Link's Monthly CEF & ETF Newsletter

Capital Link’s Monthly CEF & ETF Newsletter aims to provide a review of developments in the CEF & ETF space as well as commentaries and editorial from leading industry participants.

Capital Link has made a strategic commitment to raise visibility for CEFs and ETFs to a wider audience. We believe we have put together a unique platform that includes our CEF and ETF websites, interviews, webinars, market reports and newsletters. 

Our internet portals are dedicated to providing free news and data as well as the latest in fund commentary and analysis on CEFs and ETFs.  We welcome to visit our information portals today at: www.cefforum.com and www.etfforum.com.


Private Investment Fund Accounting, Operations & Compliance Forum

Whether you’re from a hedge fund, a private equity fund, or you work with both, this comprehensive and pragmatic program delivers priceless tips and techniques to help your fund overcome the countless operational burdens brought on by Dodd-Frank and other daunting obstacles.

View the conference brochure:  https://www.frallc.com/pdf/B928.pdf

Subscribers of BarclayHedge are entitled to a 10% discount. Mention FMP102 during registration to enjoy this offer. For more information, please contact Whitney Betts at 704-341-2445 or wbetts@frallc.com


8th Annual Conference Invest Mongolia 2014

Frontier’s annual conference is one of the largest events running in Mongolia. This conference serves as a platform of bringing in people from the Government, key industries' players, financial institutions and global investors; where they get a chance to share their thoughts about various economic and socio-political developments throughout the year.

Updated government policies and their implications
Challenges and opportunities of investing Mongolia
The appetite and criteria from Japan to invest in Mongolia
Green Mongolia: Transition of Mongolia to the ‘green’ economy
The development of OT, TT and other major mining projects
Opportunities in non-mining sectors


North American Investors

Key Topics Include:

Economic Outlook – Geopolitical risks and emerging market tumult 
Philosophies – Risk measurement and risk control
Absolute Return Strategies – Hedge funds
Rich Valuations – What they mean for portfolios
Manager Selection – Outside & in-house
Corporate Governance Perspective – A solid framework across investments
Optimizing Asset Allocation – Timber, agriculture and infrastructure
Low vs. Rising Interest Rate Environment – Impacts and market development effects
Pension Reform – Working its way through the system
Sustainable Investing – Generating long term returns
Developments in Emerging Markets – Managing equity, debt and currency
A Glimpse through One Lens – Institutions risk tolerance
Broad Financial Market Regulatory Reform – A new regime
Enhancing Participant Outcomes & Education – Policy for plan participants


Investment Trends Summit

Opal Financial Group's Investment Trends Summit will serve as an educational forum focused on analyzing trends for the future, as well as exploring ways to implement new strategies in particular investment plans. Speakers and attendees will discuss topics such as investor's perspectives, investment management theories, emerging market trends, socially responsible investing, venture capital investing, commodities and more.

As one of our Platinum Series Events, we have designed this investment trends conference to meet the needs of money managers, senior pension fund officers and trustees who prefer smaller, more structured programs. By limiting this event to select managers, participants will be able to more carefully examine a distinct set of topics specifically tailored to their interests.


Post Trade Forum

On the stage of the global finance, where the shadow of the crisis is still lingering and its repercussions are being felt all over the world, regulators along with financial institutions strive for the harmonisation of the still fragmented post-trade market. Market participants are steering their way through the complex matrix of various regulatory initiatives tinted with new market entries and increasing competition to assure their position and make the best use possible of the tightening obligations.

The expert speakers and panelists of the Post-Trade Forum 2014 are going to share their professional insight and experience on the current market situation, how to successfully adapt and implement regulatory requirements.


Risk Management Forum

Since the financial crisis of 2007 the world - and mainly financial institutions - realized how essential it is to aim not only for success but also to plan strategies for undesired scenarios.
Risk Management is one of the hottest topics nowadays, that continues to mean a great challenge for the industry.

The 4th Annual Risk Management Forum will provide the participants with the newest regulatory changes and their effects on the financial sector, give the possibility to learn how to avoid common mistakes and use innovative techniques to manage risk, moreover secure a platform for networking and building new relations.


Research & Due Diligence for Wealth Management Platforms

Network with industry leaders in wealth management from wirehouses, regional and independent broker/dealers, RIA platforms, and consultancies. Profit from rarely shared perspectives on the current business priorities, advisor use of home office resources, innovative screening techniques, the rise of the consultants, and the challenges of offering alternative investments.

View the conference brochure:  https://www.frallc.com/pdf/B927.pdf

Subscribers of BarclayHedge are entitled to a 15% discount. Mention FMP102 during registration to enjoy this offer. For more information, please contact Whitney Betts at 704-341-2445 or wbetts@frallc.com


Family Office & Endowment Forum

As part of the Private Wealth Series, this family office and endowment conference is Opal's premier event for high net worth individuals, family offices, and endowments. The Vancouver program is tailored to Canadian investors who have an interest in new and exciting investment opportunities world wide. Whether you are interested in learning more about real estate, real assets, or how to continue to build on existing wealth, this conference gives delegates the opportunity to learn and mingle with industry experts.


6th Commodities, Energy & Freight Conference

Entering its sixth year, this event remains the only forum of its kind dedicated to commodities, energy, and freight.

By focusing on these three strategic areas, which are followed by the same investor and trader universe, Capital Link is able to attract a significantly larger, target audience of industry professionals.

Last year, well over 500 attendees attended our Forum. 
This Forum features a series of presentations and panels on topics of current interest, as well as, a review of the trends and developments in key areas such as commodities (iron ore, steel, fertilizers, coal), energy (crude oil and oil products), dry bulk and tanker FFAs, trading and clearing, credit and counterparty issues, legal issues, accounting and auditing, and the use of derivatives for trading and risk management.


Establishing a '40 Act Alternative Fund

What’s especially unique about this program is the design. On day one - Successfully Operating a ‘40 Act Alternative Fund – take a deep dive into what it takes to efficiently run a fund in this space. On day two - ‘40 Act Alternative Fund Growth Strategies –explore the overall marketplace and how to distribute your fund through various lucrative channels. Attend day one, day two, or for optimum value and substance attend both days!

View the conference brochure:  https://www.frallc.com/pdf/B933.pdf

Subscribers of BarclayHedge are entitled to a 15% discount. Mention FMP102 during registration to enjoy this offer. For more information, please contact Kathie Eberhard at 704-341-2439 or keberhard@frallc.com


Global Distressed Debt Investing Summit: Europe


Alpha Hedge West Conference

Alpha Hedge West features cutting-edge content and fresh perspectives from a Who's Who in the hedge fund space, with agenda content developed in partnership with leading industry professionals who represent the best of the global investment community. Of special consideration will be hedge fund seeding, private equity, mainstreaming alternatives, the growth of the family office, and more. Featured speaking firms include: Passport Capital, CalPERS, Carlyle Group, Fortress Investment Group, PAAMCO, Man Group, Aurora Investment Management, Napier Park Global Capital, CalSTRS, Pershing Prime Services, BlackRock, and more.



The 2014 installment is one of the most important industry conferences focused on the securitization market, hosting a delegation of over 3,000 structured finance professionals, including more than 1,000 issuers and investors. ABS East 2014 will provide comprehensive coverage on the revival and strengthening of the US securitization market, along with what our markets should look like in the future, given the importance of securitization to the real economy.


Catalyst Cap Intro: L/S Equity | Event Drive Investing

Catalyst Cap Intro Events are sector focused, investor driven events that host hand-picked investment managers and investors that are introduced to each other with a view to become investment partners.

This Catalyst Cap Intro Event focuses only on the L/S Equity and Event Driven sectors.

Investors constitute predominantly single and multi-family offices, endowment and foundations, and their advisors, located on the US East Coast corridor, but also internationally.

Contact: Catalyst Financial Partners: cap-intro@catalystforum.com; +1 212 966 2993


Private Investment Funds Due Diligence Summit

This is an insider-only event that will bring together investors, and industry leaders in hedge funds and private equity funds to address current and future trends in due diligence. Plus, new this year: post-conference workshop on private equity due diligence with information on the SEC and new enforcement actions, management fees, and valuation.

View the conference brochure:  https://www.frallc.com/pdf/B941.pdf

Subscribers of BarclayHedge are entitled to a 15% discount. Mention FMP102 during registration to enjoy this offer. For more information, please Mark Williams at 704-341-2441 or mwilliams@frallc.com


Global AgInvesting Singapore

Global AgInvesting, the world's premier agriculture investment conference series, returns to Singapore, September 23-25, 2014 for the fourth annual Global AgInvesting Asia conference at the iconic Marina Bay Sands.

In 2013, close to three hundred allocators, fund managers, and industry executives came together to discuss the burgeoning asset class of agriculture and its surrounding themes. This conference helped to solidify and grow the community of thought leaders who believe in the strong fundamentals of agriculture and are committed to putting real money to work in the space. This year, the discussion and education will continue on global markets, regional risk and return profiles, crop specifics, liquid vs. illiquid strategies, the major role of water, an exploration of new technologies and much more. 


Life Insurance Forum GLC

In the ever changing economic landscape of our days, it is challenging to find the best strategies for operating efficiently and profitably, while complying with new and emerging regulations. Grab this opportunity to attend, in order to rethink your market strategy and revolutionize your business, according to case studies from industry experts and peers, on most recent updates in the field of Life Insurance. If you’ve ever been wondering about; how best to handle financial obstacles, while staying innovative and alert, without a doubt, you have to be onboard our Life Insurance Forum andrest assured, you would find out all the answers for your questions! At this conference you will be able to meet and exchange ideas with professionals, involved in the development, operations, marketing, and/or distribution of life insurance products.


Quant Invest 2014

Quant Invest is the premier business event in Europe for quant investors and managers and examines the latest strategies and innovations in this field of finance. An industry benchmark for innovation for the last 8 years, Quant Invest represents an opportunity to network with Europe’s top quant investors, managers and advisors.

Key speakers include Albert Menkveld, Professor of Finance, VU University Amsterdam, Dennis Pilsworth, CTO, AHL/MSS, Jean-Philippe Bouchaud, Chief Scientist, Capital Fund Management and James Holloway, CIO, Piquant Technologies.

Download the brochure and register to attend for 15% discount.


Alternative Investment Forum

Join us for this year’s must attend Alternative Investment Forum which will take place on 30th September – 1st October 2014 in London.

The highly anticipated Alternative Investment Forum, featuring two highly specialized tracks: Timber Invest and Global Agro Invest, promises to be an engaging and memorable event, delivering global updates with important takeaways on regulations and attractive opportunities.

This is the only opportunity for today's investor looking to place or cash in investments in the timber and agriculture assets classes to meet, network and learn about the best opportunities.

Book your place now using reference code MK-SRMP


Annual Hedge Fund General Counsel and Compliance Officer Summit

Corporate Counsel’s Annual Hedge Fund General Counsel Summit provides cutting-edge insights into the latest legal, regulatory and compliance opportunities and challenges faced by hedge fund managers and investors. This year’s agenda has been updated to:

  1.  1. Reflect the latest regulatory guidance including the:
    • SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations Cybersecurity Initiative
    • updated IRS FATCA guidance
    • CFTC Streamlined Delegation Approach
  2. 2. Provide strategies for mitigating enforcement issues by successfully responding to SEC and CFTC High Frequency Trading investigations
  3. 3. Explore revenue opportunities such as launching retail alternative products and establishing strategic partnerships with institutional investors

Don’t miss this opportunity to earn CLE/CPE credits while networking with fellow GCs and CCOs.

Subscribers – Save 15% - Use Promotion Code : BH-ENewsVIP


Advanced Renewable Energy Project Finance & Analysis


20th Annual Fall Life Settlement Conference

LISA's Annual Fall Life Settlement Conference will once again assemble a wide range of outstanding speakers whose expertise and viewpoints are in high demand both in and outside the life settlement industry. The fall event will also include specialized tracks for those focusing on the compliance portions of the industry as well as advisors looking to learn more about the life settlement option for their clients. The main conference will bring together attendees participating in all aspects of the life settlement industry including but not limited to brokers, providers, investors, funding entities, actuaries, attorneys and many other industry service professionals.


Bonds & Loans Mexico

Bonds & Loans Mexico is the only conference designed for issuers to gain a panoramic view on all debt financing options. With over 330 senior level decision makers representing 187 companies participating last year, the conference is strongly regarded as the leading banking and finance event of the region.

View the conference brochure

Bringing together issuers, investors, debt capital markets and syndicated loans bankers from across Mexico and the Western Hemisphere, Bonds & Loans Mexico gives you the valuable opportunity to conduct real business onsite.

And as a Barclayhedge subscriber you can SAVE 20% off your place with promotional code BH20

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Hedge Fund RocktoberFest

A Leg To Stand On’s  Annual Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest has been recognized as one of the most unique and highly anticipated fundraising events in both the charitable and financial sectors.

Now in its eleventh year, Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest-New York City has been instrumental in enabling ALTSO to provide treatment to over 11,000 children around the world. In addition to our New York City event, we are proud to welcome the 3rd Annual Rocktoberfest-Chicago into our Charitable Events Calendar.


TABOR Family Office Conference

The 2014 TABOR Family Office Conference will be held at the Four Seasons Resort located in Scottsdale, Arizona, October 8 - 10, 2014. The Tabor Family Office Conference is a true invitation only conference that carefully screens each prospective attendee. TABOR will invite 20 – 25 Investment Mangers along with 50 Family Offices to the 3rd Annual Event. The objective of our conference is to bring a select group of Family Offices and Elite Investment Managers together, where attendees will participate in exciting and unique networking events that provide the appropriate time and venue conducive for developing new relationships.


The Trading Show New York 2014

The Trading Show New York provides unparalleled opportunities to network and do business with top trading firms, quant funds, end investors, banks, brokers, and technology providers.

By exploring the overlapping issues of quant investing, electronic trading, SEFs and big data for finance, The Trading Show New York truly has something for everyone.

It is the one-stop shop for the entire trading community!


Activist Investing in Canada - 2014

As the Activist Investing trend continues to grow around the globe, and the Canadian regulatory landscape continues to favor shareholder activists, it becomes more important than ever for investors, company management and advisors to understand what may attract an activist to target their company, and what to expect if they become the object of a campaign. Activist Investing in Canada taking place October 16 in Toronto will educate attendees on how to position themselves as this trend continues to grow.

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