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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.


Investors' Conference on CLOs and Leveraged Loans

IMN will once again host the premier event for the CLO Sector April 22-23, 2014, in New York City. This year's program will feature extensive coverage on outlook for issuance in 2014, structural and legal considerations, relative value from a research analyst and investor perspective, the role of CLOs in commercial real estate finance, leveraged loan performance and analysis, ratings methodology for CLOs, and more. IMN’s Investors’ Conference on CLOs and Leveraged Loans gathers together the best minds in the industry to provide you with thought-leadership on the key challenges and opportunities facing the CLO market.


Active-Passive Investor Summit - IMN

IMN’s 5th Annual Active-Passive Investor Summit will take place April 22, 2014 in New York City. The event will bring together the most prolific activist investors, the largest pension funds and institutional investors, hedge funds, board directors, CEOs, proxy solicitors, corporate and securities attorneys, investor relation professionals, investment banking professionals and others for a full day of networking and educational opportunities.


13th Annual Capital Link Closed-End Funds and Global ETFs Forum

The 13th Annual Closed-End Funds & Global ETFs Forum will take place on Thursday, April 24, 2014, at the Metropolitan Club in New York City at One East 60th Street, Manhattan.

The only educational, industry, marketing, and networking event to combine CEFs and ETFs; this conference consistently draws over 1,000+ professionals every year. This annual event will not only address the benefits and challenges associated with using closed-end funds (CEFs) and ETFs, but will also present a networking platform for financial advisors, financial planners, institutional investors, fund and asset managers, analysts, other wealth management professionals, and major financial media.

Attendance is by invitation only at no cost for qualified delegates.  The Forum will qualify for Continuing Education credit.


Liquid Alternative Strategies

Subscribers of BarclayHedge are entitled to a 15% discount.


European Pensions & Investments


  • Reading the Rates – Monitoring macro movements to increase fund resilience amid interest rate volatility
  • ALMed and Ready – Successfully linking funding and asset allocation to protect the balance sheet and support risk-ready investment decisions
  • The Governance Double Helix – Integrating a unified direction into pension fun DNA to profit from a robust risk framework
  • Beyond Active vs Passive – Embracing benchmark-driven, risk-guided asset allocation to reduce cost and volatility while achieving stable returns
  • Tuning out the Noise – Making sense of a tumultuous market to form clear expectations and brace for potential tail risk events
  • The Contrarian’s Context – Swimming against the tide to capture attractively valued opportunities arising from gaps in the market


Global AgInvesting - New York

Now in its sixth year, Global AgInvesting 2014 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, water opportunities, and protein plays in livestock and dairy, global fisheries and aquaculture.

After the success of last year, a fourth day has again been added to cover the burgeoning AgTech sector, and venture capital and private equity opportunities therein. The GAI AgTech Investment Summit will take place on Thursday, May 1 (additional registration required).


Growth Capital Expo

The Growth Capital Expo is taking place April 29 – May 1 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.  This is the premier event in emerging growth company finance.  The Growth Capital Expo brings together the best ideas, the most promising companies and the top deal makers in emerging growth finance for three days of education and networking in the nation's premier destination for meetings and entertainment. Join 300 of the top growth company executives, investors and finance specialists focused on the pre-IPO and public micro-cap market for an unparalleled experience in education, networking and deal making. Visit www.growthcapitalexpo.com for information.


Spring Life Settlement Conference

The Life Insurance Settlement Association's 20th Annual Spring Life Settlement Conference will be hosted in Washington D.C. at the Marriott Wardman Park on April 30th-May 2nd, 2014. LISA 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.  Attendees will join together to celebrate 20 years in the Life Settlement Industry as we examine our past, evaluate our present and explore our possibilities. With new opportunities for consumers and capital to participate in the life settlement market and increased activity and investments being made in the market, this is sure to be a grand celebration and a monumental educational and networking conference.


ETP Distribution Summit

The inaugural ETP Distribution Summit is the only event of its kind, with an exclusive focus on the sponsor community and potential market entrants. It will inspire new approaches to the industry as well as offer practical guidance on how to succeed in ETP distribution in the next phase of the market’s development.

View the conference brochure: https://www.frallc.com/pdf/B917.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


IMN’s Sunshine Backed Bonds

IMN’s Sunshine Backed Bonds™ will take place in New York City on May 2, 2014 as “Solar Shines On Wall Street” at this one day conference aimed at educating investors and capital markets participants alike on the trends and possibilities that exist for this asset class. Last year's event was a huge success and featured over 250 participants from divergent industries that had previously not connected in this type of forum. We are expecting the 2014 event to grow even larger as the possibility of solar and renewable energy as a securitizable asset becomes a reality.


Opportunities in Paraguay 2014 – Part Two

Guaraní International Advisors is proud to partner with Rediex and Steptoe & Johnson, PLLC to host Opportunities in Paraguay 2014 – Part Two, May 6-8, 2014, in Asunción, Paraguay. In addition to the conference and as part of the event, GIA has organized the first Conscious Capital Investment, Business and Trade Mission to Paraguay on May 5-6, 2014. A group of 30 conscious investors will travel to Paraguay to meet with the heads of the Paraguayan Government and Paraguay's largest private companies and tour sector-specific investment opportunities.  Space is still available.  Register by March 31 and save up to $200.


Compliance 2014

Compliance 2014:  The source for education and clarity on the implementation of, and compliance with, regulatory reforms impacting investors in alternative strategies. MFA’s annual Compliance event is designed to provide you with important updates on the breadth of the regulatory reforms impacting your business. Get practical advice on implementation that you can apply immediately. Join us for the preeminent source for hedge funds to gain clarity on evolving regulations and how to implement compliance regimes in the U.S. and internationally. 


Risk Americas CFP Events


Pension Fund Brazil Forum


Private Wealth Brazil Forum

The Private Wealth Brazil Forum, organized by Latin Markets, is a Brazil focused international meeting for private bankers, UHNWIs, wealth managers, family businesses and family offices. The Forum brings together 300+ industry leaders from the Brazilian Private Wealth Management field for a one day conference discussing strategies to protect, preserve and grow wealth.

The meeting also provides an overview for asset allocation strategies for Brazilian private wealth investors interested in diversifying their portfolios offshore and across asset classes.


Bonds, Loans & Sukuk

With over 700 attendees expected this year, Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East is the region’s largest corporate and investment banking event. Attracting investors, bankers, borrowers and issuers, this is the only event to discuss bond, loan and sukuk markets.

View the conference brochure: http://www.bondsandloans.com/brochure

Established as the annual meeting place for senior capital markets professionals to network and build business connections; Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East is the one event you cannot afford to miss.

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

To register:



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 May 14! To register for a Launch Session, get more information and/or join The Community for free, visit: HEDGEAnswers.com


Post-Trade Forum 2014

The Post-trade Forum is one of the most promising choices for collateral, clearing and settlement solutions experts. Meet senior executives from Citi, ECB, Deutsche Bank, ICMA, RBS and many other companies!

Key Focus

  • Tracking the latest regulatoryimpacts
  • EMIR & Dodd-Frank evolution
  • Recent CCPdevelopments
  • Safer and quicker settlementofsecurities
  • Prepare and benefit from T2S

Special Features

  • 4+ hours of networking
  • Regulatory round table
  • Round table tutorial session: Client Asset Segregation and Collateral Flow



European Private Asset and Wealth Management Forum

Join your industry peers for the must-attend European Wealth and Asset Managment event of the year for a unique opportunity to get insight into growth opportunities, focusing on segmentation, new delivery models, digital change that provides an opportunity of competitive differentiation. This forum will bring together the most respected private banks and leading wealth managers to discuss challenges and actual trends which professionals are facing currently.

Don’t miss out! Attendees will gain a competitive advantage by keynote presentations, success stories from Western Europe and CEE, CIS and SEE region and discerning panel discussions which maintain an interactive and highly practical guide for all industry fellows.


Catalyst Cap Intro: Private Equity Fund Investing

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

This Catalyst Cap Intro Event focuses only on Private Equity funds.

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


Private Investment Funds Tax Master Class

Financial Research Associates’ 5th Private Investment Funds Tax Master Class features the Tax Practices for Private Equity Funds conference and the Effective Hedge Fund Tax Practices conference and brings them together to run concurrently giving attendees the benefit of mixing and matching sessions according to their preference.

View the conference brochure: https://www.frallc.com/pdf/B920.pdf

Subscribers of BarclayHedge are entitled to a 10% discount. Mention FMP102 during registration to enjoy this offer. For more information, please contact Theresa Powers at 704-341-2437 or tpowers@frallc.com  


3rd Annual Collateral Management Forum

In today's dynamic economic environment Collateral Management has become an integral part of each and every financial organization. The changing landscape of the financial markets had a great impact on Collateral Management by making huge demands on the capabilities of managers and the systems they use.

To brainstorm possible solutions, GLC Europe has organized the 3rd Annual Collateral Management Forum to bring together the most south after people in this industry under one roof on the 22nd and 23rd of  May, 2014, Vienna, Austria. As usual, the event will provide solutions for the most emerging topics and bring together senior C-level executives from the biggest and top European banks, institutions, regulatory bodies.


Alternative Investment General Counsel Summit

This executive conference explores legal opportunities and challenges presented by the growing trend in institutional investor involvement in fund structuring, heightened investor scrutiny and attention to due diligence and the ever-evolving regulatory and compliance landscape in the alternative investment space. Participants have a forum to network with peers and share strategies and solutions for attracting investors, building governance and demystifying investors’ management selection process.  Our speaker faculty also covers best practices for responding to and mitigating risks associated with SEC investigations, creating effective tax structures and complying with domestic as well as international regulatory agencies.


Private Wealth Management

Private Wealth Management Summit
June 1-3, 2014 | The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island | Amelia Island, FL

Package Includes:
A two day streamlined agenda

  • Access to the secured event website
  • A comprehensive directory of solution providers
  • An experienced event management team
  • All meals and networking activities

Topics Include:

  • Reading the Rates
  • ALMed and Ready
  • The Governance Double Helix
  • Beyond Active vs Passive
  • Tuning out the Noise
  • The Contrarian’s Context


The Growth of Activist Investing in Europe

While the majority of activist investor campaigns have historically taken place in the US, the strategy is growing rapidly in Europe, Australia and even Japan. As forecasts continue to point to a weakening in the European equity markets, US activist investors are starting to eye European companies with more frequency. The Growth of Activist Investing in Europe, taking place June 2 in London, prepares public company management so they understand what may attract an activist to target their company, what to expect if they become the object of an activist campaign, and how to respond. Visit www.ActivistInvestingEurope.com for information.


The Trading Show Chicago 2014

Chicago’s leading quant, automated trading, exchange technology and big data event

The Trading Show Chicago 2014 is the only place you will hear from leading CTOs, CEOs, and experts in proprietary trading, quant investing and exchange technology.

Whether you’re focused on new quantitative models, adopting low latency systems or managing risk, The Trading Show Chicago provides unparalleled opportunities to network and ultimately do business with top trading firms, quant funds, international exchanges, end investors, banks, brokers, and technology providers.

Register now


European Family Office & Private Wealth

Following the success of Opal's annual Family Office/Private Wealth Management Forum in the United States, we will bring this event back to Europe in 2014. A part of the Private Wealth Series, thisfamily office conference is Opal's premier event for high net worth individuals and family offices. Private investors and asset managers from around the world will visit this picturesque setting for three days of engaging discussions on the latest investment trends.

The conference 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.


2nd Annual Liquidity Management Forum

Our participants will find out how corporates are managing implementing NSFR & LCR obligations and hear their representatives’ feedbacks and evaluation of the current process. The audience can learn how Systematically Important Financial Institutions with increased contagion-trigger effect deal with additional obligations. Have a look into how Stress Testing Models are functioning and what their benefits are. Gain insight into how risk appetite has changed and what are the new strategies and methods of managing liquidity risk. Meet new and innovative approaches in the sector from experts. Join a discussion on determining what the future may bring to the financial market.


European Bonds & Loans Forum 2014

The European Bonds & Loans Forum is the only European forum dedicated to the bonds and loans market. This sector has gone through a lot of essential market changes and Regulatory resrictions in the recent years. Investigate why the high yield bond market is booming and why the bank lending has experienced a significant decrease.

This event offers you the opportunity to explore and examine the most pressing issues facing the European bonds and loans market. Join issuers and investors as they share their knowlegde, discuss about the future challenges and discover trends and tendencies that had impact on the industry.


Investing in Non-Traditional Fixed Income

Financial Research Associates’ Investing in Non-Traditional Fixed Income Summit is the only conference in the industry focusing on the opportunities and nuances of non-traditional fixed income investments. Leading plan sponsors, investment advisors and consultants will walk you through the pros and cons of various investment strategies.

View the conference brochure: https://www.frallc.com/pdf/B922.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


Sustainable Family Office Operations and Management

Financial Research Associates’ Family Office Operations and Management Summit is your opportunity to hear directly from families who have developed solutions to some of the biggest obstacles families face. This interactive forum brings together single and multi-family office owners and executives, high net worth individuals, private banking and trust executives, investment advisors, and family office service providers.  Plus, earn CPE credits for attending!

View the conference brochure: https://www.frallc.com/pdf/B923.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


Emerging Managers Summit

Opal's Emerging Managers Conference is a great way for investors to find, meet, network with and learn from new managers as well as minority owned managers. Emerging managers will not only have a great opportunity to network with institutional investors, they will also be able to learn how to overcome the challenge of getting overlooked by investors and consultants. They will also be able to meet companies that can help them in building the infrastructure and placing the correct team in place to allow providing investors the service they require. This event will showcase a variety of emerging mangers as well as minority-owned manager funds and other high potential smaller investment firms, and it will offer participants invaluable networking opportunities.


ELITE Europe's Leading Private Wealth Management Summit

The Elite Summit is the premium forum bringing together the family offices and independent financial advisors of Europe's wealthiest individuals and families with internationally-renowned fund and asset managers. The Summit offers regional wealth managers an intimate environment for a focused discussion of key new drivers shaping both family governance and global asset allocation.

Senior Executives responsible for investment strategy, asset allocation and outsource decision-making from the following:

  • Multi-Family Offices
  • Single Family Offices
  • Independent Financial Advisers
  • Private Trusts
  • Private Foundations

For more information, please contact Laurel Zevitz at l.zevitz@marcusevansch.com


China Forex Investment Summit 2014

China Forex Investment Summit 2014
19–20 June 2014
Shanghai, China
China’s Premier Event for Forex Dynamics and Innovations

China Forex Investment Summit 2014 (CFIS 2014) will be held during 19–20 June 2014 in Shanghai, China. CDMC Events sincerely invites you to attend the premier event to get together with global leading players at the high-end interviews and dialogues, focusing on the hot topics such as RMB internationalization and free settlement under the context of Shanghai FTZ, the opportunities and challenges for foreign banks, and the next hub for offshore renminbi trading, etc.

Sonia Guo
Tel: 86-21-639318992104
Fax: 86-21-63931369


Catalyst Cap Intro: Emerging Markets 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 Emerging Markets alternative investing space.

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

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