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GAIM Investor

Event : GAIM Investor

Tue, 25/02/2014  
Conducted by : IIR Events
Contact : Alexandra Saland

GAIM: Investor is an investor-lead alternatives conference for pensions, endowments and foundations, family offices and managers leading the hedge fund space forward into its next chapter. Investor-only seminars, restricted topic roundtables and structured, quality discussions guarantee participants obtain dynamic, problem-solving information from their peers and market leaders.

CLOSED-DOOR 3-HOUR INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR ONLY SEMINAR
Leading investors, along with strategic partner, Trusted Insight, host discussions about the industry's most salient issues.
Liquid Alts
Developing, Managing, Supervising Active Asset Management In House
Africa & Other Frontier Markets
HF vs PE vs Real Assets vs Long Only
Fees - Beyond 2/20
Funds of One

AGENDA FEATURES: MANAGING ASSETS AND GROWING CAPITAL
THE FUTURE OF HEDGE FUNDS — STRUCTURE, RISK & LIQUIDITY:
     New fund structures will disrupt the space in the year ahead.
FUTURE ASSET MODELS FOR INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS?
     LPs discuss agnostic asset structures for investor efficiencies
LIQUID ALTERNATIVES:
     Capturing diversification after market betas
DIRECT LENDING AND PRIVATE DEBT:
     What are the defining benefits of different segments and structures for direct lending
EMERGING MARKETS vs FRONTIER MARKETS:
     Evaluating risk and different investing streams

 
GAIM INVESTOR SPEAKERS INCLUDE:
Jonathan Grabel
Chief Investment Officer
Montgomery County Public Schools

James Perry
Senior Investment Officer
SBCERA

Gerald Chen-Young
Vice President & Chief Investment Officer
UNCF, Inc

Mike Edleson
Chief Risk Officer
University of Chicago Office of Investments

Leo Svoboda
Portfolio Manager
UPS Group Trust

Ram Lee
President
Seven Bridges Advisors

Kurt A. Summers, Jr.
Senior Vice President Strategy and Corporate Development
Office of the Chairman
Grosvenor Capital Management, L.P.

Tom Hickey
Partner
Foley & Lardner

Tim Barrett
Associate Vice Chancellor & CIO
Texas Tech University System

Joseph Fazzino
Senior Manager, Pension Investments
United Technologies Corporation

Phillip Titolo
Asst. Vice President, Hedge Fund Investments
Hartford Investment Management Company (HIMCO)

Arun Gowda
Managing Director
Guggenheim Partners, LLC

Jim Bethea
Assistant Vice President, Investments
The University of Iowa Foundation

Jerry Davis
Principal and co-Founder
American Pension Professionals /Former Chairman of the Board Pension Fund, New Orleans Retirement

Narges Zamani
Managing Director
The George Washington University Investment Office

Michael Dubin
Managing Director,
Silvercrest Asset Management

David E Ourlicht
Commissioner NYSIF
Trustee, NYCERS

Robert S. Koenigsberger
Managing Partner, Chief Investment Officer,
Gramercy


features
Article

Fund managers and investors are in a tug-of-war over the issue of transparency. Once content with a performance update, basic valuation and general market commentary, Limited Partners (LPs) are now digging deeper, asking more questions and requiring more information from General Partners (GPs) than ever before. ... »

Special report
How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

Comment
Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon

Global gross domestic product (GDP) growth should accelerate somewhat in 2015 and 2016 from the pace of the last three years because of much lower oil prices, the avoidance of special drags on the world economy, and continuing easy monetary policies from global central banks, according to  BNY Mellon Chief Economist Richard Hoey. Hoey (pictured) made the comments in his February outlook.  ... »

Article
Christiopher Elvin, Preqin

55% of private equity firms surveyed by Preqin at the end of 2014 stated they would deploy greater levels of capital in 2015, although 39% suggested it is more difficult to find attractive investments. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin comments: ... »

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