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Alternative Investment Conferences


Would you like to stay abreast of hedge fund forums, alternative investment shows, and private equity conferences? BarclayHedge has partnerships with hundreds of industry events each year, offering you an "Insider's track" on everything you need to know about what's happening with industry conferences... and best of all it's free.


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Upcoming Industry Events


AI Hedge Fund Awards 2016


The Private Equity Tax and Accounting Forum


Automatic Exchange of Information

With the 2017 CRS reporting deadline vastly approaching financial institutions are suffering from data quality challenges that differ vastly from its predecessor FATCA. Data quality is an issue due to diverging business relationships that are exacerbated by the challenges posed by AML regulators, disarray over local level reporting requirements, and compliance ambiguities. This marcus evans event will guide financial institutions through revealing key market knowledge of the solutions to the challenges posed by CRS and enable institutions to share positive and successful answers in time for the new reporting deadline.


Private Wealth Management Summit

The Private Wealth Summit has become our flagship American investment event, and continues to grow substantially since we first launched the event 17 years ago. Taking place this December 2016, this Summit is a two day event offering America's leading advisers of single and multi family offices, wealthy private investors, international fund managers and asset managers a devoted environment for unparallel business and networking opportunities in a five star venue. Meet with Senior investment executives responsible for fund management and asset allocation decisions of the Family Office include: Presidents, Founders, CEOs, Managing Directors, CIOs.


Alternative Investing Summit


Alternative Investing Summit


Opal Group CLO Summit

Opal Group is proud to present our CLO Summit. The CLO Summit is an educational forum designed for investors, issuers, underwriters, rating agencies, lawyers and accountants. At this conference, they can learn the newest techniques to maximize returns and reduce risk exposure in this growing area of Asset-Backed Finance. An in-depth review of recent regulatory changes in addition to rating agency methodology, legal, tax and structural considerations will provide attendees with the tools necessary to stay one step ahead of their competitors.

The conference will serve as an opportunity where a meaningful dialogue can be opened to address concerns regarding this dynamic segment of the market. This event promises to be the "must attend" CLO event of 2016.


Marketplace Lending & Alternative Financing Summit

Opal Group is proud to present our Marketplace Lending & Alternative Financing Summit. The Summit is an educational forum designed for investors, issuers, platforms, underwriters, banks rating agencies, lawyers, service providers, accountant, and other related industry professionals. At this conference learn and network with industry leaders to gain insight on the newest techniques to maximize returns and reduce risk exposure in this growing area of marketplace lending. Explore an in-depth review of the current landscape and what's to come in addition to hearing about rating agency methodology, legal, tax and structural considerations which will provide attendees with the tools necessary to stay one step ahead of their competitors.

The conference will serve as an opportunity where a meaningful dialogue can be opened to address concerns regarding this dynamic segment of the market.


World Islamic Banking Conference

The World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) has established its reputation as the world’s largest and longest running platform for global Islamic Banking and Finance Leaders for over 23 years. With the strategic support of the Central Bank of Bahrain, WIBC 2016 is set to continue the legacy of the excellence, innovation & growth gained in the past 2 decades by introducing fresh topical content and reaching a wider audience.

With its strong focus on cutting edge content, WIBC remains the strategic event for staying on top of the global and regional trends that will shape the Islamic financial services industry in the near future.


The Equities Leaders Summit

Designed as an exclusive invitation only conference, The Equities Leaders Summit is the only buy side focused equity trading event to exclusively gather market leaders from across the entire equity trading value chain under one roof shaping the future of the market including; senior regulators, buy side, sell side, venues, and technology partners.

For more information you can view the agenda here

Book online and save 15% as a subscriber of BarclayHedge - simply quote “EQBH15” when booking online


Global AgInvesting London

Global AgInvesting, the world's premier agriculture investment conference series, returns to London, 5-7 December, 2016 for the annual Global AgInvesting Europe conference at the Landmark London. Nearly four hundred allocators, fund managers and industry executives will come together to discuss the burgeoning asset class of agriculture and its surrounding themes. A discussion and education on global markets, regional risk and return profiles, crop specifics, liquid vs. illiquid strategies, social and environmental responsibility, and an exploration of new technologies are the focus of this year's landmark conference.


Global AgInvesting London

Invest Mongolia Tokyo has truly become the most important international conference on Mongolia in Tokyo given the strategic relation between the two countries.

  • Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between Japan and Mongolia may increase the trades between the two countries.
  • Japanese Government is keen to support Mongolia because of the strong political tie.
  • Invest Mongolia has become the largest Mongolia related investors' conference in Japan attracting 400 people interested in business, investment, JV etc. So, it is the MUST NOT MISS event for watchers of Emerging markets.


Gaining The Edge 2016

Agecroft Partners’ Gaining the Edge – 2016 Hedge Fund Investor Leadership Summit will take place on December 7, 2016 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City. The targeted audience of the event will consist of hedge fund CEOs, COOs, and heads of marketing as well as leading hedge fund investors.

Agecroft Partners is expecting the event to sell out with 600 registrations, mixed between hedge fund employees and investors. There will be over 5 hours of networking time throughout the day. For more information or to register please visit our website. All profits will be donated to non-profit organizations that benefit children.


Cap Intro: Real Estate Fund Investing

Catalyst Cap Intro Events are exclusive, sector focused, investor driven events that host hand-picked investors and investment managers that intend to become investment partners.

This Catalyst Cap Intro Event focuses only on the Real Estate Fund investing space. Strategies will include multi/single family, commercial, urban re-development, added value, core income, infrastructure, public projects, land development, health care, and natural resources, among others

Introductions are accomplished through private meetings which are arranged prior the events, where investors request meetings based on the merits of each investment manager.


7th Specialty Finance Summit

As the election cycle comes to a close and we enter into an unknown regulatory environment, opportunities and challenges in the specialty finance industry are in for an overhaul. At iGlobal Forum’s upcoming 7th Specialty Finance Summit taking place on January 11th and 12th in New York, we will cover all of the strategies in navigating new compliance requirements while continuing to find returns. Recent scandals have racked the sector, ushering in changes on all sides of the capital stack and pushing investors and lenders alike into new corners of the market. As the specialty finance sector is in the midst of an evolutionary process, blending new technologies with traditional strategies makes it increasingly important to stay on top of each of these new developments and network with new connections across the industry along the way. At this summit, you will network with 200+ senior level representatives from leading specialty finance companies, private equity firms, BDCs, SBICs, hedge funds, marketplace lenders, senior lenders, institutional investors and venture capital firms.


The Alternative Investments Conference

We are delighted to invite you to The 2017 London School of Economics SU Alternative Investments Conference, the world's largest student conference on Hedge Funds, Private Equity and Venture Capital.

The conference is held in January at The Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square, and provides students with a unique opportunity to hear the biggest names in the alternative investments industry. Speakers for 2017 include:

Daniel D'Aniello (Co-Founder and Chairman, The Carlyle Group)

Luke Ellis (CEO, Man Group)

Maria Vassalou (Partner, Perella Weinberg Partners)

Marc McCombe (Chairman, BlackRock Alternative Investments)

Jim Breyer (Founder & CEO, Breyer Capital),

Marc Lasry (Co-Founder and CEO, Avenue Capital)

For more information please visit http://ww.lse.aic.com.


FENI Toronto Strategy Institute


Hedge Fund Tax 101

As hedge funds and their tax practices remain in the headlines, the IRS continues to expand its number of audits. It’s therefore essential to make sure that everyone that works with your fund’s financials has an understanding of key hedge fund tax principles. Whether you’re new to the industry, need a refresher course, or just want to learn the basics of these complex hedge fund tax guidelines, these highly practical one-day programs - Hedge Fund Tax 101 and The K-1 Boot Camp are the perfect opportunity to get your hedge fund ready for the tax season.


MFA Network 2017

MFA’s Network 2017 Conference is the alternative investment industry’s leading business development conference designed to connect asset managers with institutional investors, allocators and distribution partners. The Network 2017 Conference provides an exclusive experience including a cutting-edge educational agenda, unique investor-led roundtable discussions, Manager Suites and networking events. Delegates include a one-to-one ratio of managers to investors/allocators plus leading investment consultants, financial advisers, counterparties and service providers.


Catalyst Cap Intro: L/S Equity | Quant 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 | Quant Investing sectors. Strategies covered include, among others: fundamental research, global equity, merger arbitrage, small/micro caps, regional/international, industry specific, trend/signals, as well as options, volatility/statistical arbitrage, high-frequency, and model/systematic funds.

sThis production builds on Catalyst’s history and successful track record in putting together industry-recognized and effective capital raising events.


The Trading Show West Coast 2017


Trading Show West Coast unites delegates from leading West Coast quant funds, trading firms, banks, asset managers and vendors to network, strategize and uncover the latest technology solutions powering the industry.

Drawing a bigger crowd each year, there is no better venue for making new connections and conducting business with leading West Coast trading firms, banks, asset managers and quant funds.

2017 will feature an infusion of exciting new content and dynamic formats including roundtables, panels, inspiring sessions, 1-2-1 partnering and Speed Networking.

Download the brochure here

Register here


TradeTech FX USA 2017

TradeTech FX is the only FX trading conference designed by the buy side for the buy side. This is your chance to join the definitive meeting for institutional FX leaders together with regulators,buy and sell side, trading platforms, and technology partners, all exclusively in one place at one time. This is the must attend meeting place to shape the future of your FX strategy and join 300+ senior FX professionals in the one place.

Join us there and use our exclusive discount of 15% code, ‘TTFXBH15’ to register- here

For more information on the conference download the latest agenda here


Distressed Investments and NPL Forum

One-day forum to address 2017 outlook for distressed debt and non-performing loans in Europe and Emerging Markets of interest to investors seeking further insight and / or entry in these markets.

Speakers will address crucial issues covering a variety of asset classes with respect to Bank deleveraging, NPL portfolio purchase and co-investment.

The WJ distressed debt and NPL series is held at regular intervals throughout the year; each event focusing on a specific region.

At year-end, a two day concluding event to summarise the year from a global standpoint and prepare for the next cycle.


Catalyst Cap Intro: Private Equity Fund 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 Private Equity Fund Investing sectors. Strategies will include, among others: venture capital, high growth, mid-market, pre-IPO, regional/international funds, direct deals, and industry specific focus in health care, technology, media, telecom, internet, IoT, business services, energy/oil, cyber security and fintech.

This production builds on Catalyst’s history and successful track record in putting together industry-recognized andeffective capital raising events.


Operations for Alternatives

Over the course of two days of interactive sessions, panel discussions, keynote addresses, and unparalleled networking opportunities, OFA will offer attendees direct access to industry experts who will provide specific, practical strategies for managing global and regional regulatory challenges, operational hurdles, investor relationships, market issues, and much more.

OFA 2017 will bring together operations professionals from hedge funds, private equity, and '40 Act Funds to share best practices, proven strategies, and practical solutions for developing a top-to-bottom culture of compliance and operational efficiencies.


22nd Annual International Wealth Transfer Practice Law Conference

The 22nd Annual IBA International Wealth Transfer Practices Conference, taking place 6 - 7 March 2017 in Claridge's, London, England.

This world leading event regularly attracts over 150 eminent legal, business and regulatory professionals from more than 40 jurisdictions to examine the hottest issues involving international wealth transfer, private clients' taxes, estate planning and much more.

This year's conference titled 'Seeking Security in a Transparent World' will cover recent and upcoming challenges for private client advisers and answer clients' most pressing concerns, visit the website for more information. Registration is now open with discounted rates end 20 January 2017.


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