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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


Aquisition International Hedge Fund Awards


3rd Annual Hedge Fund China Summit

Hedge Fund China 2017 is the 3rd annual hedge fund and quantitative investment event in China, covers all Asian markets. It is the only hedge fund event in China that gathers 400+ executives from institutional investors, allocators, hedge fund/PE managers, QDII/ETF managers, forex/derivatives traders and distribution partners. The Conference will discuss key areas such as pension fund, China’s CDS, ETF, CTA, offshore hedge fund admin, absolute return, quantitative investment, smart beta, machine learning, robo-advisor, RMB hedging, CNH futures, FOF, MOM...

To join us call: 8621 5160 1000, or email.

Visit our website here.


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.


Projects & Money Infocast


FENI Toronto Strategy Institute


The DCIO Leadership Summit

The DCIO Leadership Summit on January 23rd, 2017 in Boston, MA. Join the conversation with current updates on sales and distribution strategies, trends in products and fee structures, the impact of the DOL fiduciary rules, the future of target date, and how to build your DCIO business in 2017 and beyond.


Hedge Fund Tax 101 and the K-1 Boot Camp

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.


Shareholder Activism 2

Barclay Hedge is proud to be partnering with Skytop Strategies on their upcoming Shareholder Activism 2 symposium taking place at Time Warner Center in New York on January 26, 2017.

Engage with industry thought leaders on why and how ongoing shareholder engagement and activism play a vital role in affecting share value. Discover how activist investors cultivate relationships with companies to positively influence sustained value creation while applying the latest campaign practices of activists, how they unfold, their outcomes, and how boards and executives work constructively toward improved stock performance.

Members of Barclay Hedge receive a 25% discount off the dated price. To register at this special rate please contact Jon Scorcia Vice President, Delegate Engagement. For more information on this program visit our website


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.


Context Summits Miami


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


Wind Power Finance & Investment Summit Infocast


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


Cayman Alternative Investment Summit

Now in its fourth year, the Cayman Alternative Investment Summit (CAIS) brings together leading thinkers and decision makers from different segments of the global alternatives industry. The Summit has grown to become one of the most influential discussion forums within the alternative investment space. The main focus of CAIS is to convert challenges into opportunities and create businesses of enduring value. Our panels of experts discuss current issues the industry faces and design responses that will take it to its next level of success.


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.


5th Edition Nordic Asset Allocation

5th Edition Nordic Asset Allocation: Investing in Alternative Asset Classes

23-24 February 2017, Stockholm, Sweden

This marcus evans event will provide insurance and pension funds with the knowledge and strategies that will ensure they capitalise on the high yields alternative assets offer. Through our case studies, they will be able to learn from alternative specialists who have been in the market for years. They will also gain crucial understanding on how their risk management team fits into the alternative investment structure, and how to ensure they are at an optimal level.

For more information, please visit the event website

or contact Melini Hadjitheori at melinih@marcusevanscy.com


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.


The Investment Operations Leaders Summit

The Only Gathering of the Most Influential Buy Side Heads of Investment Operations

Secure your place at the only conference designed by the buy side for the buy side, taking place on March 21 - 22, 2017 in Tampa, Florida. Only here will you rub shoulders with the leaders of investment operations, all sharing their first-hand experiences on the do’s and don’ts to successfully enhance your front-to-back investment operations.

Join us there and use our exclusive discount of 15% code, ’ INVESTBH15’ to register.

For more information on the conference download the latest agenda here.


Solar Power Finance & Investment Summit Infocast


Emerging Managers & Diversity

This experiential education event brings together emerging managers and investors to discuss the challenges of growing an emerging fund and the underlying potential of the diversity dividend. The day includes a moderated peer-to-peer networking session exclusively for investors and a “Perfect Pitch” workshop for managers. Targeted sessions include: the unique challenges allocators face when investing in emerging managers; do emerging managers need to ‘go big or go home’; and what is the competitive landscape for diverse and emerging managers relative to the broader investment landscape, as well as plenty of open networking time.


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 | Fixed Income Alternative Investing sectors. Strategies include, among others: relative value, structured credit, sovereign debt, trade finance, peer-to-peer lending, RMBS/CMBS, consumer loans, corporate lending, bridge financing, convertible arbitrage, and mezzanine debt.

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


The Modernization of Due Diligence for Alternative Investments

Join us for dynamic discussions among institutional investors, top tier managers and solutions providers. We'll examine the modern tools available to improve due diligence efficiencies as well the latest thinking on issues including culture, talent, transparency, alignment of interests, operations and ongoing diligence.

This educational program will highlight investor expectations of alternative investment managers and how managers are raising the bar with improved technologies, high touch client service and tailored solutions.


Private Wealth Management APAC Summit

The Private Wealth Management APAC Summit is the ultimate meeting point, bringing together leading Asian family offices with fund managers and consultants in an intimate environment for a focused discussion on the key drivers shaping wealth preservation and robust investment strategy.

Taking place at the Conrad Macao, Cotai Central, Macao on 10 - 12 April 2017; attendees will benefit from visionary keynote presentations, real-life case studies and interactive sessions!

For more information, visit our website or contact Khadija Jaafar.


Hedge Inflation with AG Asset Allocation

Global AgInvesting in New York City, April 18-21, 2017 at the Grand Hyatt will offer 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. Network with who’s who in the sector, and learn where the real money is moving in the space.

For more information, please visit our website.


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