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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


4th Independent Sponsors Summit

iGlobal Forum is pleased to announce the upcoming 4th Independent Sponsors Summit: Connecting Independent Sponsors & Capital Providers to Facilitate Deal Flow, taking place in Chicago on October 26th. This event will cover the most pertinent issues affecting the independent sponsor marketplace in addition to providing unmatched networking opportunities structured to assist in making new, relevant connections for both independent sponsors and capital providers looking to work together. Here we will cover the challenges and suggested solutions associated with sourcing new deals, negotiating fee structures, and new alternative deal structures competing in a growing space while providing you with on-point meetings to discuss future business endeavors. iGlobal Forum's 4th Independent Sponsors Summit is a unique event, providing attendees with updates on only the most topical and relevant issues, and pairing it with organized and focused meetings in a heavily relationship-driven industry. Here you will meet with 150+ senior level executives representing both independent sponsors and capital providers across industries looking to network with you.


Family Office & Private Wealth Management Forum West Opal


HedgeFund Rocktoberfest NYC

A Leg To Stand On’s (ALTSO) Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest unites over 1,400 leaders from the alternative investments and finance industry for a night of rock & roll and acoustic music, featuring over a dozen bands whose talented performers are industry members.

For more than a decade, Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest has gathered colleagues, friends, current and prospective clients for what has been recognized as one of the most unique, highly anticipated and effective events in the charitable and finance sectors. The 13th anniversary event will celebrate the continued mission of ALTSO and the 15,000 children treated to date.


4th Independent Sponsors Summit

Fast becoming the key alternatives conference in the Middle East that addresses the trends from both buy and sell side. The quality of delegate and speaker is high, the agenda is thoughtful and prescient, and the speakers and panels are contentious and trenchant in grappling with the most current and complex challenges facing investors in the current market environment. The attendees are of a caliber that easily outstrips the mean of the 'usual suspects' on the alternative investing conference circuit, especially the ability to attract international names who are clearly more interested in the dynamics of the region.


Next Generation Practices for Real Estate Private Equity

iGlobal Forum is pleased to announce the upcoming Next-Generation Practices for Real Estate Private Equity seminar, taking place in New York on November 2nd. This event will provide an analysis of the macroeconomic state of the industry, see where the capital markets are headed, and find fresh opportunities outside of traditional real estate targets while networking directly with industry leaders. The overcrowded investment sector now requires an in-depth examination to create strategies for building an internal infrastructure that will help to diversify your portfolio and prepare for any oncoming regulatory changes in the tumultuous political environment. Changes on the national stage will necessitate private equity funds to respond to protect returns, so finding new methods to remain competitive is more important now than ever before. At this seminar, you will meet and network with senior-level representatives from private equity firms, pension plans, endowments, foundations, family offices, insurance companies, investment banks, mezzanine lenders, senior lenders, asset managers, real estate owners, & developers.


Talking Managed Futures & Global Macro

This educational program will provide a fresh look at ways to weatherproof institutional portfolios and capture new sources of alpha in an investment landscape vexed by high market volatility and low bond yields. Navigating today’s confusing terrain takes creative ideas for constructing diversified portfolios using global markets and asset classes.

Join us for deep-dive discussions among institutional investors, top-tier managers and industry solutions providers who will discuss new approaches designed to protect and grow assets. We’ll put a spotlight on the key benefits that managed futures and global macro strategies deliver, all in a private setting designed for dynamic peer-to-peer dialogue.


Emerging Managers Summit South


Elite Summit Marcus Evans

The Elite Summit is an invitation-only, premium forum bringing together the leading family office investors with the most renowned investment solution providers in an intimate environment for a focused discussion of the latest strategies for best practices in private wealth management. Please register here or you may contact Leyana Daccache directly.


LPGP Connect Private Debt Berlin

LPGP Connect's Private Debt conference brings together LPs and GPs from the global private debt community to analyse the latest trends in the market, build meaningful business relationships for long term growth and discover new investment opportunities around the globe. The one day program has been designed for panel lead discussions. This conference will give attendees an up-to-date overview of the American private debt market, ensuring investors have a clear picture of how their desired market is performing, but also where the areas of growth are achievable. With multiple networking opportunities implemented into the programme, the opportunity is there to build and develop new relationships with investment groups.


ReCon New York FTF

ReCon New York is designed to give your operations team a day to discuss the challenges of post-trade reconciliations, network with financial services industry practitioners to come up with best practices, and hear from fintech innovators about the solutions available to make your life easier.


Consumer Finance Summit 2016

iGlobal Forum is pleased to announce the upcoming Consumer Finance Summit: Identifying Opportunities in a Shifting Regulatory Landscape, taking place on November 9th in New York. The consumer finance sector is constantly in flux as new regulatory developments continuously redirect lender and investor strategies. To remain compliant in this ever-changing space, it is imperative to stay up-to-date on shifts in arbitration and payday lending regulations, in addition to innovative ways of connecting with the consumer. New technologies are changing the ways consumers spend and the B2C relationship, paving the way for new opportunities in origination and structured products across asset classes. Understanding the impact the overall economic environment has on consumer spending will ultimately provide the necessary diversification tools to continue to find returns in a rapidly changing space. At this summit, you will meet and network with senior-level representatives from consumer finance companies, loan originators and consolidators, online marketplace lenders, private equity firms, hedge funds, family offices, senior lenders, software providers, and loan servicers.


Quant World Canada 2016

Quant World Canada is back for its 6th year, this November 10th at The Omni King Edward Hotel in Toronto.

This year's event will serve as a forum for Canadian pensions, banks and funds to discuss quantitative-driven investing strategies and network with like-minded professionals in the field.

Quant World Canada has evolved to encompass innovation in data science, algorithmic trading, FinTech and high-performance computing as advances in capital markets technology have and continue to fundamentally change Canada's trading and investing landscape.

Download the brochure here

For more information and to register, please visit our website


Activist Investing In Canada 2016

As shareholder activist campaigns are maturing and becoming more sophisticated, Canadian corporations and boards have realized the importance of taking a more proactive approach and adopting a range of structural changes within the company. Institutional Investors, traditional long-only investors, company executives and boards are all working closer with activists, and company directors are realizing that they don't work for management, but rather oversee management. Activist Investing in Canada taking place November 14th in Toronto explores the current state of the strategy and its effect on the structure and operations of Canadian corporations.

Visit our website for more information


Cap Intro: Emerging Markets | Commodities Alternative 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 on the Emerging Markets and Commodities alternative investing sectors.

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

Investors are pre-screened and pre-qualified prior the events and constitute mainly single and multi-family offices, HNWs, endowment and foundations, and their advisors, located in the Eastern US, but also internationally.


18th Annual Advanced Hedge Fund Tax Forum

Get up-to-date on all of the changing legislative developments by attending FRA's 18th Annual Advanced Hedge Fund Tax Forum (11/14/16, N.Y.) - the hedge fund industry's most comprehensive tax event! In this rapidly changing environment, neglecting your fund's tax plan can be negligent and not only jeopardizes your fund's well-being, but also the generation of maximum returns. Ensure that your fund is equipped with the proper strategies that promote the utmost level of proficiency. You'll learn how to better structure your plan, comply with new codes and dodge costly bullets while earning 9.5 CPE credits and networking with your peers.


Gas/LNG Contracts: Structures, Pricing & Negotiation workshop

Due to the complex geopolitical nature of gas/LNG sourcing and long term nature of gas transactions between buyers and sellers, it is prudent for professionals to know the global supply situation, available techniques for price determination, contract negotiation and structure to be able to take appropriate action. Any misjudgement could result a significant adverse financial consequences and legal liabilities.

This course designed to enable professionals in gas sector to make right sourcing decision, construct gas/LNG contracts and negotiate from a position of strength and knowledge in order to gain a competitive edge in the process.

For more info contact us


7th Annual Hedge Fund Financial Reporting

7th Annual Hedge Fund Financial Reporting conference is coming to New York's Princeton Club November 15, 2016. Safeguard your fund from an SEC exam and discuss compliance best practices with industry experts. Ensure that your financial statements are in accordance with the latest FASB guidelines. Register today for a timely, consolidated view of how increased regulatory scrutiny will impact hedge funds statement preparation. This conference runs together with our very popular Advanced Hedge Fund Tax conference - attend both for a maximum value and learning experience!


Raising Foreign Capital For U.S. Real Estate

As geopolitical concerns develop and spread volatility around the globe, US real estate is becoming an increasingly attractive asset class for international investors. iGlobal Forum is pleased to announce our upcoming seminar, Raising Foreign Capital for US Real Estate, taking place in New York on November 16th, 2016, bringing together foreign investors and US asset managers and developers looking to raise capital and discuss available investment opportunities. Foreign direct investment has skyrocketed over the last several years, with the expectation that outside investment will double once again by 2020. These unmatched numbers of investments coming into the US from all over the world are pushing constant shifts in regulations, requiring both sides to keep up with compliance in FIRPTA and EB-5. International REIT investments are now becoming profitable through new tax exemptions, and as these investment types become available, asset managers have more options to attract foreign investors to their projects and find returns. This event will provide an intimate discussion and networking-focused environment, bringing together senior level representatives from: international pension funds, foreign HNWIs, asset managers, private equity firms, REITs, regional centers, real estate developers, government agencies, law firms, and EB-5 consultants and agents.


7th Annual Hedge Fund Financial Reporting


Australian Investors Summit

The Australian Investors Summit is the premium forum bringing elite buyers and sellers together. As an invitation-only event taking place behind closed doors, the summit offers regional investors and international fund managers and consultants an intimate environment for a focused discussion of key new drivers shaping asset allocations.

Taking place at the Crown Melbourne, Australia on 21 - 22 November 2016; attendees will benefit from visionary keynote presentations, real-life case studies and interactive sessions!

For more information, please visit our website


13th Kuala Lumpur Islamic Finace Forum

Centre for Research and Training (CERT), is the founder and the organizer of Kuala Lumpur Islamic Finance Forum (KLIFF), an annual international conference and exhibition focus on Islamic Banking and Finance. CERT also involves in publishing books, manual, journal, and digital content in the area of Islamic Banking and Finance. Providing business and offering services covering three main area namely Training and Courses, Event Management and Publications. All in all, CERT works harder to be one stop knowledge and learning provider in the area of Islamic Banking and Finance.


8th Annual World Islamic Retail Banking

With the central theme "Reigniting Innovation", 8th World Islamic Retail Banking Conference, aims to ensure that the future of Islamic retail banking is aligned with digitization, innovation & best strategies, in order to be geared with the competitive markets.

Call us on +971 4609 1570 or email us to request conference agenda featuring complete speaker panel, minute-by-minute agenda and list of all presentations.


African Agri Council Investment Indaba

The African Agri Investment Indaba (AAII) - is the world's meeting place for investment in Africa's agricultural and agro-processing sectors.

The AAII provides the most complete forum for more than 1500 investors, bankers, governments, project owners and advisors to connect and identify real opportunities.

Investing in Africa's agri sector not only offers above average returns, but can transform societies, address food security and reduce poverty.

This is the must attend event for the agricultural business community to make deals and network with project owners and investors.

The event is organised by the African Agri Council together with governments and trade investment agencies across Africa.

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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


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.


FENI Toronto Strategy Institute


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.


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