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Hedgeopolis New York

Date: November 3-4, 2014
Location: New York
Contact: Lara Block

Hedgeopolis New York, the Hedge Fund Association’s Annual Member Conference, co-presented by Agecroft Partners, will bring together over 600 alternative investment professionals on November 3-4, 2014 for insightful discussions by some of the world’s most influential institutional investors. Hedgeopolis attendees will hear from decision makers at prominent pension funds, funds of hedge funds, endowments, foundations and family offices.

Attendees will also enjoy 8 hours of networking time with investors and fellow HFA members during breakfast, lunch, breaks and 2 elegant cocktail receptions. Hedgeopolis sold out last year, don't wait, register today!

HFA Symposium Opportunities and Trends: Insurance Dedicated Funds and Structures

Date: October 30, 2014
Location: Ft. Lauderdale
Contact: Lara Block

Please join us on Thursday October 30, 2014 for the HFA Symposium Opportunities and Trends Insurance Dedicated Funds and Structures to learn more about opportunities and risks of private placement life and variable insurance.

Panel discussion topics* will include information about:

  • What leading fund managers offer in the form of wrapping investments with a private placement insurance product.
  • Private Placement Life & Variable Annuity Wraps “101”.
  • Insurance Dedicated Funds (IDFs), Various IDF Platforms, Structures.
  • Asset managers who use IDF wraps and platforms.
  • How current investments can be wrapped and secured to benefit from growth.
  • Wisdom from leading insurance carriers, IDF platform managers, administrators and 3rd party experts.

*Topics involve a cross-section of insurance and asset management.

HFA Student Symposium: Pros and Cons of High Frequency Trading

Date: October 29, 2014
Location: New York, Fordham University
Contact: Lara Block

Interested in learning more about high frequency trading (HFT)? Please join us on October 29th at Fordham University to attend the Hedge Fund Association's Student Symposium: Pros and Cons of High Frequency Trading. David Whitcomb, who 
Fortune Magazine recently called "the father of HFT" will deliver the keynote address. An interactive panel discussion by knowledgeable academics and practitioners will follow. Kevin R. Mirabile, a Clinical Professor of Finance at Fordham University, will moderate the panel. Networking opportunities and refreshments will conclude the evening.

Sohn Canada, presented by Capitalize for Kids

Date: October 23-24, 2014
Location: Arcadian Court, Toronto
Contact: Kyle MacDonald

Sohn Canada, presented by Capitalize for Kids, brings the investment community together at an annual event centered around great investment ideas and in doing so, provides support for the Hospital for Sick Children. Sophisticated investors will converge to meet, share ideas, and learn from some of the world’s most successful money managers, many of whom rarely share their ideas publicly. 

This years speakers include Larry Robbins, founder of Glenview Capital Management; Jamie Dinan, founder and CEO of York Capital Management; Jacob Doft, Jeffrey Smith CEO and CIO at Starboard Value; SahmAdrangi Managing Partner, KerrisdaleCapital Management; Steven Shapiro, founding partner of GoldenTree; and more than a dozen other world class institutional investors ready to share actionable ideas with attendees and detail their approach to analyzing potential investments.

Hedge Fund Roktoberfest

Date: October 22, 2014
Location: New York
Contact: Lara Block
ALTSO's 11th Annual Hedge Fund Roktoberfest will be held on October 22 at Capitale, 130 Bowery, New York, NY. ALTSO’s Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest unites 1,400 leaders from the hedge fund and finance industries for a night of rock & roll and acoustic music performed by industry professionals in support of ALTSO’s programs. For more information please visit ALTSO's website at and watch this short video.


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