Our West Coast program historically focused on emerging markets and macroeconomic themes, but this year we are excited to go further and delve deeper.
Of special consideration will be hedge fund seeding, private equity, mainstreaming alternatives, the growth of the family office, and more. The agenda and content is developed in partnership with leading industry professionals who represent the best of the global investment community.
With cutting-edge content and fresh perspectives from a Who's Who in the hedge fund space, we anticipate another top class conference experience for our stakeholders, with the strongest asset allocator-to-fund manager ratios the event has seen to date.
Past Speakers Include:
Jason Huemer, President, VISIUM ASSET MANAGEMENT
John Burbank, CIO, PASSPORT CAPITAL
Donald Pierce, CIO, SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION
Jay Caauwe, Managing Director, CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE
Philip Weingord, Chief Executive Officer, SEER CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LP
Kurt Billick, Chief Investment Officer, BOCAGE CAPITAL, LLC
Michael Gaviser, Managing Director, KOHLBERG KRAVIS ROBERTS & CO., LP
J. Kyle Bass, Managing Partner, HAYMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LP
Mark Anson, Chief Investment Officer, ACADIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
Eric Alt, Managing Director, CO-CIO, HALL CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLC
Mark Okada, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, HIGHLAND CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LP
Joseph Brusuelas, Senior Economist, BLOOMBERG, L.P.
Ronnie Jaber, Principal and Portfolio Manager , CARLYLE GROUP
Kristin Bentz, Executive Director, PMG VENTURE GROUP
Fri, 05/06/2015 - 10:43
Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target. ... »
Thu, 30/04/2015 - 11:46
Private equity fundraising through the first quarter is examined in this extract from the Preqin Quarterly Update: Private Equity, Q1 2015. ... »
Thu, 19/02/2015 - 19:04
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... »
Thu, 02/07/2015 - 15:51
A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm. ... »