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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.

 

Network 2015

 

Context Summits Miami 2015

 

6th Global Distressed Investing Summit

With the high prices of U.S. distressed loans and general scarcity of distress in the market, fund managers are facing a shortfall of investible deals. But there are profitable opportunities for those who seek them out; and many managers are moving outside of their conventional investment profiles to find them. iGlobal Forum’s 6th Distressed Investing Summit will put you face-to-face with exclusively senior-level representatives from leading: distressed fund managers, private equity firms, hedge funds, distressed debt providers, M&A and turnaround advisors, bankruptcy advisors, loan originators and rating agencies.

 

ABS Vegas 2015

ABS Vegas 2015 will feature a three-and-a-half day program, developed by leaders within the structured finance industry representing the full spectrum of market participants including investors, issuers, financial intermediaries, regulators, law firms, accounting firms, technology firms, rating agencies, servicers and trustees. Topics to be covered range from the more traditional ABS asset classes including autos, credit cards and student loans, to the more esoteric and high growth sectors such as CLOs, solar, REO to Rental, and online lending. The program also features extensive coverage on the mortgage funding market, including the pending regulatory and policy changes that will shape the future of both private label and GSE residential mortgage backed securities.

 

European Family Office Winter Symposium

The European Family Office Winter Symposium will explore the challenges and opportunities associated with investing in emerging markets, alternative investments, real estate, global credit & fixed income markets along with numerous other asset types. This family office event is the premier event for high net worth individuals and family offices. Private investors and asset managers from around the world will visit this intimate setting for two days of engaging discussions on the latest investment trends.

 

OFA - Operations for Alternatives

Operations for Alternatives

Bringing together operations professionals from hedge funds, private equity, and ’40 Act Funds.

  • 75% attendees are either investment managers or investors.
  • The agenda includes 18 sessions and more than 70 thought leaders covering the latest regulatory and compliance issues. Our unique format and vetted audience ensures that if you have a question, it will get answered. 
  • Featuring more than 14 hours of dedicated networking time, attendees will enjoy two cocktail hours, an outdoor BBQ, and a unique twilight golf challenge in this great location.

Use code Barclay20 for 20% off.

 

Investment Education Symposium

This investment education conference aims to provide broad education and information on investing, fiduciary responsibility and selection of money managers to the key decision makers and other representatives of the nation's largest pension funds, endowments, foundations and other institutional investors. Participants of this conference will have the chance to exchange ideas and learn from other delegates and presenters who manage some of the largest capital flows within both the traditional and the alternative investment communities. Institutional investors will come from across the country not just to network but also to learn from the nation's leading institutional investors, asset managers, hedge fund managers, consultants and more.

 

Private Investment Funds Compliance Master Class

Equip yourself with transformative insights from top CCOs and in-house general counsel and discover the regulations from the SEC that will most impact compliance practices in the coming year. it’s the guidance you need to survive the regulatory gauntlet.

View the conference brochure:  https://www.frallc.com/pdf/B950.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

 

American Leaders Collateral Management

4th Annual Collateral Management Forum

Location:      Manhattan-New York, US
Date:              February 19-20,2015
Phone:           +13125824273
Contact:        francesco.toscano@americanleaders.com
Website:        http://finance.americanleaders.com/collateral-management-usa-forum-201502

Some of the topics addressed:

•Assess your position on margin rules
•Collateral crunch and/or on-boarding crunch
•Best practices benchmarkings
•Clearing for the buy-side
...and many more!

Your speakers:

Managing Director UBS
Director, Head of Investments Legal & Regulatory  Aflac Global Investments
Global Head of Futures & OTC Clearing Strategic Business Initiatives  Citi
Director of Derivatives Analytics and Collateral Management  Metlife
Vice President, Derivatives Administration Manager Nuveen Global Investments

...and many more!

DOWNLOAD AGENDA | BOOK YOUR SEAT

 

Catalyst Cap Intro: L/S Equity | Quant Alternative 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 Quant investing sectors.

Investors are pre-screened and pre-qualified prior the events, by questionnaires and talks. Investors constitute predominantly single and multi-family offices, endowment and foundations, and their advisors, located on the US East Coast corridor, but also internationally.

Catalyst has a reputed history as one of the leading, specialist cap intro providers, with an investor events model showing a track record of resulting allocations.

 

Global AgInvesting

Global AgInvesting Middle East 2015 (February 23-25) will offer a comprehensive overview of agriculture investment opportunities, risks, and return profiles across all major global production regions. The third annual GAI conference in the UAE, this year's program in Dubai will feature discussions on strategies for diversified ag portfolios including regional variation, private equity,liquid investments, water, and protein plays. The agenda highlights includepolicies and opportunities for ensuring food security, including outsourcing and technological advances, and panel discussions will provide attendees with a picture of the agriculture investing landscape and a clear idea of where the real money is moving in the space. www.globalaginvesting.com/GAIME15

 

Alpha Hedge East Conference

The 2015 program will feature fresh content, new speakers, and an incomparable asset allocator-to-fund manager ratio. The Alpha Hedge event series is renowned for its long history of delivering value for investment professionals who understand the importance of in-person networking and thought-exchange. As an added bonus, Alpha Hedge participants are invited to attend the final round of the PGA Honda Classic held at the hotel on Sunday March 1, the day before the event. Join us this upcoming March for two days of valuable education, along with robust networking opportunities, including complimentary access to the final round of the PGA Honda Classic.

 

12th Global Real Estate Private Equity Summit

As we shift from recovery to expansion, the U.S. remains a shining star in the global real estate marketplace. While market fundamentals are solid, increasingly aggressive capital markets are increasing risk. Tremendous capital inflow from overseas sovereign wealth funds is creating a liquidity premium in the primary markets, and pushing many U.S. investors to search for yield in new regions. iGlobal Forum’s 12th Real Estate Private Equity Summit on March 3rd & 4th will address the global macro-economic drivers of real estate value and capital flows, and will analyze what they mean for U.S. real estate investors. 

 

The Trading Show West Coast 2015

Trading Show West Coast 2015 will be held on March 5, 2015 at the Parc 55 Wyndham in San Francisco, California. The event will feature quant world, big data in finance and automated trading.

Whether you're focused on trading in Asian markets or looking to adapt new machine learning techniques, The Trading Show West Coast provides unparalleled opportunities to network and do business with top trading firms, quant funds, investors, and technology providers. The Trading Show West Coast is the conference for traders, quant investors and technology providers focused on the West Coast market.

 

Global Covered Bonds Conference

IMN’s 8th Annual Global Covered Bonds Conference will take place 5-6 March, in London. This event will herald the first substantial gathering of the covered bonds industry in 2015 with more than 600 professionals expected to attend. The conference will once again serve as fertile ground for thought provoking discussion, attendee networking and creative solution generation for the current financial challenges facing those in the Eurozone. Featured keynote speakers include Carsten Tirsbaek Madsen (THE EUROPEAN COVERED BONDS COUNCIL) & Lars Overby (EUROPEAN BANKING AUTHORITY).

 

Investor's Conference on European CLOs and Leveraged Loans

IMN's Investors' Conference on European CLOs and Leveraged Loans will take place 9 March, in London. Given the recent resurgence of CLO issuance activity in Europe, this event is extremely valuable as it brings together leading European CLO managers, regulators, and CLO investors to discuss the potential for this market in Europe. Just over 800 registered for the inaugural event in 2014, and we are expecting an even stronger turnout in 2015 given the positive issuance trends and outlook.

 

The Mutual Fund Marketing & Sales Summit

Sales and marketing teams must innovate and collaborate to get the attention of gatekeepers and investors. The Mutual Fund Growth Strategy Summit brings together an all-star speaking faculty to discuss how marketing & sales teams can work together to develop a consistent brand message and utilize data to create targeted content marketing and streamlined sales strategies for your retail and institutional offerings. Plus, earn up to 14.5 CPE Credits!

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 keherbard@frallc.com

 

Investment Consultants Forum

Opal Financial Group's investment consultants conference provides a unique environment for developing dialogue between plan sponsors, managers and consultants. The role of the institutional consultant is more important than ever in making investment decisions, often being asked to take on more than just the evaluation of investment managers. This event will feature panel-driven discussions focused on specific investment techniques of fixed income and hedge fund managers, the evolving role of institutional consultants, the manager evaluation process, transition management, investing in global markets, and more.

 

Family Office Winter Forum

As part of the Private Wealth Series, the Family Office Winter Forum will explore the challenges and opportunities associated with investing in emerging markets, alternative investments, real estate, direct energy, numerous other asset classes and will also address many of the softer issues related to the family office such as tax and regulation, asset protection, philanthropy, structuring a family office, and many more.

Come and join us for a highly intense day of engaging discussions on the latest investment trends and soft issues with some of the most well established and senior Family offices, Private investors, money managers, and private wealth service providers from around the globe.

 

Hedge Answers

HEDGEAnswers' Launch Sessions are unique, tightly packed educational opportunities, for interactive discussions that will raise your Hedge Fund IQ. 
The 90-minute virtual event provides strategies for operating a hedge fund in today’s competitive marketplace from industry experts without having to leave your desk.

Join us March 11 and May 13! To register for a Launch Session, get more information and/or join The Community for free, visit: HEDGEAnswers.com

 

Investor's Conference on Equipment Finance

Now in its fourteenth year, IMN, along with the Equipment Leasing & Finance Association (ELFA), will host the Annual Investors' Conference on Equipment Finance on March 12, 2015 in New York City. This one day event focuses on educating investors and equipment finance companies about the latest industry trends and developments.

Featuring expert speakers in the equipment finance sector, the 2015 event will include extensive coverage on outlook for 2015, structural and legal challenges, risk management, capital markets and transportation finance.

 

TSAM Congress & Expo

TSAM Europe 2015 is a congress of six, focussed conference streams: Technology & Operational Strategy; Data Management; Performance Measurement & Investment Risk, Client Reporting & Communications; OTC Derivatives for Fund Management and new this year, Marketing & Sales Communications; as well as a comprehensive expo of 50 of the industry’s leading service providers.

A new innovation for 2015 is an opening plenary which will bring all six conference streams together for highly engaging and inspiring keynote presentations. They will be delivered by visionary speakers who push the audience to consider, firstly, the direction the industry is heading, and secondly, how to foster innovation. Following this, the six individual streams will open out, drilling down into practical case studies and thought-leading debates.

Register Here

 

Hedge Fund Pacific Investor Forum

The Hedge Fund Pacific Investor Forum is a one day meeting of the largest most sophisticated family offices, pension funds, endowments, foundations, consultants and fund of funds in California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska and Hawaii. The event provides educational updates on contemporary hedge fund, opportunistic & structured credit investments and asset allocation & portfolio construction strategies for institutional and private clients.

Through a series of interactive panel discussions with industry leaders, 100+ institutional investors and family offices will explore innovative hedge fund and credit investments, discover new approaches to portfolio construction and asset allocation, and engage on the utility of hedge funds in the modern investor’s portfolio.

 

Hedge Fund Pacific Investor Forum

ORYX Media is holding an Investment Conference 2015 in Abu Dhabi on 24th – 25th March 2015 focused upon alternative energy sector development, sustainable real estate and the creation of new jobs in the region.

Companies involved or interested in alternative energy and sustainable real estate are invited to attend.

 

Real Estate Investors Summit

Opal's AnnualReal Estate Investors Summit promises to be 2015's leading conference and exposition for real estate professionals, hedge fund managers, private investors, family offices, pension funds and other institutional investors. Network with the industry's leading experts as they analyze the opportunities and challenges in the real estate market! Our 2014 event was a great success, with some of the top industry leaders in attendance. Opal's 2015 real estate investors conference will focus on the latest developments in the marketplace. It will analyze the opportunities and challenges in the real estate market; examine best practices and explore new deal making strategies.

 

ESG, SRI, & Impact Investing Summit

Crafting a portfolio of investments that gives solid returns while helping your fund meet social and environmental goals is no easy task. As you increase your investments in the SRI/ESG and impact investing space, how can you sift amongst the various options while performing adequate due diligence? Do you have a solid strategy in place for integrating these investments into your portfolio? And how will you assess performance both in terms of ROI and impact?

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

 

Infocast Advanced Renewable Energy Project Finance & Analysis

 

Family Office & Endowment Investment Forum

Following the success of Opal Financial Group's annual Family Office/Private Wealth Management Forum in the United States, we are proud to bring this event to Canada!

Today's new wave of generational wealth is developing at a rapid pace in many areas of the world. We are starting to see a shift in market dominance and the direction many investors are taking with their investments. Come and join us for engaging discussions on the latest investment trends with some of the most well established investors, money managers, and private wealth service providers from around the globe.

The GAFM will grant full annual CE (7.5 Credits for 1 day, 15 Credits for 2 days) for those who attend this conference.

 

Catalyst Cap Intro: Credit | Fixed Income Alternative 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 Credit and Fixed Income alternative investing sectors.

Investors are pre-screened and pre-qualified prior the events, by questionnaires and talks. Investors constitute predominantly single and multi-family offices, endowment and foundations, and their advisors, located on the US East Coast corridor, but also internationally.

Catalyst has a reputed history as one of the leading, specialist cap intro providers, with an investor events model showing a track record of resulting allocations.

 

Liquid Alternatives 2015

The liquids alternatives space is growing rapidly. Many fund firms have launched new products and are eager to find an investor audience.  Advisors, consultants, and investment platforms are hungry for more information on how to incorporate these products into the mainstream.

Liquid Alts 2015provides fund firms and wealth managers with a roadmap to successfully utilizing liquid alt products in the retail and institutional markets.

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 keherbard@frallc.com

 

4th Annual OCIO Summit

Attend the4th Annual OCIO SummitApril 22-23 to get cutting-edge, actionable insights from top foundations and endowments. This conference provides critical intelligence about governance and fiduciary issues surrounding the management of the CIO relationship, ways to benchmark and evaluate the partnership, and challenges surrounding the maintenance of the agreement and potential pitfalls to be wary of.

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

 

NPL International

SmithNovak creates high-value conferences, summits and training courses for the European Retail and Corporate Debt markets with major titles in the areas of; Retail Collections, Corporate Restructuring, Insolvency and Distressed Debt investing.

Operating from a centralized base in Prague, SmithNovak’s international team designs and implements practical and topical events that bring companies together to network and share best practice. Current summit locations include; Istanbul, Paris, Vienna, London, Berlin, Prague, Barcelona and many more.

 

Global AgInvesting New York

Global AgInvesting 2015 offers a comprehensive overview of agriculture investment opportunities, risks and return profiles across all major global production regions, as well as strategies for diversified ag portfolios including regional variation, private equity, and liquid investments. Concurrent track sessions will highlight the surrounding themes of ag venture capital and agricultural technology, infrastructure opportunities, and protein plays in livestock and dairy, global fisheries and aquaculture.

 

Direct & Co-Investing

Co-Investing 2015, an interactive forum, jumps right into the fray, highlighting the biggest challenges and concerns in this growing trend.  Due diligence on deals and sponsors, governance, investor rights, regulatory concern, valuation, and recordkeeping—it all changes in co-investing.

Register today and join us at the Princeton Club of New York on April 27 - 28, 2015 to get the most out of your co-investment deals!

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

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