The Hedge Fund Journal - Events

 

The winners of The Hedge Fund Journal Awards 2017 have been announced!

Congratulations to all who won. Click the link above to see the full winners list! 

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The winners of The UCITS Hedge Awards 2017 have been announced!

Congratulations to all of the winners. Click the link above to see the full winners list!

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Industry Events

The Hedge Fund Journal is proud to be supporting the following upcoming industry events:

QuantCon NYC 2017 - April 28-30, New York, NY.

Our quantitative finance and algorithmic trading conference will feature expert talks and tutorials on algorithmic trading, quantitative finance, machine learning, and Python programming. You will discuss trading strategies, explore alternative data sets, and learn how to apply machine learning to your investment strategies.

At the end of the day? Network with financial luminaries, your peers, and other expert members of the community.

Context Summits Europe 2017 - May 5-7, Barcelona, Spain.

Context Summits, the pioneer of the one-on-one conference format is bringing its proven structure to Barcelona Spain. Allocators and managers will have exposure to two full days of focused, efficient and productive one-on-one meetings. Unparalleled social events will provide additional opportunities for effective networking. Overall, participants gain solid leads, cultivate tangible opportunities, and build meaningful relationships.

MFA Legal & Compliance 2017 - May 9, New York, NY.

MFA’s Legal & Compliance 2017 Conference provides an unparalleled one day agenda focused on comprehensive advice around the implementation of and compliance with regulatory reforms impacting hedge funds and their investors. The speaking faculty is comprised of regulators, former regulators and chief compliance officers and attorneys who collectively engage in a dynamic dialogue to provide practical advice on the most current regulatory compliance issues. The agenda is designed specifically by an advisory board of the industry’s leading general counsels and chief compliance officers. All panels are moderated by MFA member general counsels and chief compliance officers and feature top outside legal counsel as well as select industry experts who are leaders in their respective fields. 

Alternative Investing Funds West - May 15, San Francisco, CA.

This Catalyst Cap Intro Event focuses on Alternative Investing Funds on the US West Coast. Strategies covered include, among others, L/S Equity and Long Only, Credit & Fixed Income, Macro & CTAs, Emerging Markets, Event Driven, Quantitative funds, and Commodities.

The 17th Annual European Pensions and Investments Summit - May 15-17, Montreux, Switzerland

The 17th annual European Pensions & Investements Summit is the ultimate meeting point, bringing elite buyers and sellers together. As an invitation-only event taking behind closed doors, the summit offers regional pension investors and international fund managers and consultants an intimate environment for focused discussion of the key new drivers shaping institutional asset allocations.

Fixed Income Leaders Summit - May 16-18, Boston, MA.

Are you eager to adapt your trading and portfolio management business to flourish in today’s rapidly evolving fixed income landscape?

If so, then secure your place at the Fixed Income Leaders Summit. Only here you will rub shoulders with 250+ fixed income heads from leading buy side companies. All sharing their first-hand experiences on the do’s and don’ts of successfully enhancing your fixed income trading and portfolio management performance. With 500+ leaders from the full fixed income value chain- 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 industry.

If you're serious about building a winning fixed income desk, then don't miss this opportunity to benchmark your people, processes and technology with those leading the way.

SRP's 4th Annual Asia-Pacific Alternatives & Wealth Management Conference 2017 - May 24-25, SIngapore.

The Asia-Pacific Alternatives & Wealth Management Conference will be returning for its fourth year between May 23-25, 2017 in Singapore. The prestigious event will bring together Senior Representatives from Retail Banks, Insurance Companies, Investment Banks, Fund Managers as well as Law Firms, Regulatory Bodies and Independent Investment Advisers to network and engage in active debate.

Register now and take advantage of our super early bird offer!

Alts Investor Forum West - June 13, San Francisco, CA.

Alts Investor Forum West (formerly Pacific Credit & Hedge Fund Investor Forum) is a one-day meeting of the largest, most sophisticated family offices, pension funds, endowments, foundations, wealth managers, private bankers, insurance funds and health care organizations on the West Coast. The event provides educational updates across all alternative investments covering hedge funds, credit, private debt, liquid alternatives, distressed, ABS/RMBS, global macro, managed futures, commodities, real assets, fixed income, equity long short, event-driven and other diversified strategies for institutional and private clients.

Through a series of panel discussions, keynotes and interactive roundtables with industry leaders, more than 100 institutional and private wealth allocators will explore innovative alternative strategies and new approaches to portfolio construction. Additionally, attendees will analyse the utility of alternative investments from the view of a modern investor’s portfolio.

SRP's 6th Annual Americas Wealth Management & Derivatives Conference 2017 - June 14-16, Boston, MA.

The 6th Annual Americas Wealth Management & Derivatives conference will take place in Boston between 14-16 June 2017 and it bring together senior representatives from retail banks, insurance companies, investment banks, fund managers as well as law firms, regulatory bodies and independent investment advisers to discuss the major challenges at this time.

Register now and take advantage of our super early bird offer!

6th Annual Collateral Management Forum - June 15/16, New York, NY.

At the 6th Collateral Management Forum, the non-cleared margin rules implementation will take the spotlight, along with newly emerging FinTech solutions and their impacts. This event is set up in a round table format with attendance of 170+ senior industry practitioners & advisors representing top investment banks, asset managers, hedge funds and pension funds. The layout sets up debates on real life practices over 2 intensive days.

Multi-Fund Fintech Platform Alternative Investing - June 19, New York, NY.

This Catalyst Cap Intro Event focuses on Multi-Fund fintech Platforms in Alternative Investing. This reflects the explosion in the past years of innovative ways of showcasing, distributing and closing investments through an online portal. These efforts promote transparency and giving the investor more ownership in selecting what manager, investments or assets to invest in. This event will cover fintech operators offering hedge funds, hedge fund replication, private investments and deals, real estate projects, and peer-to-peer lending, among others.

6th Annual Managed Futures Pinnacle Awards - June 19, Chicago, IL.

The Managed Futures Pinnacle Awards celebrates its sixth year recognizing excellence exclusively in the managed futures space. Presented by CME Group and BarclayHedge, the Awards honor the top managers in the industry today, while providing networking opportunities for 400+ alternative investment industry participants.

MFA Forum 2017 - June 20, 2017, Chicago, IL.

MFA’s Forum 2017 Conference is a focused networking, education and business development conference featuring the top allocators and managers in the global macro and managed futures strategies. The conference programming focuses on key investor trends, consultant views, regulation and economic indicators that affect global macro and managed futures investors. The conferences features manager suites for one on one allocator meetings as well as a program designed around networking opportunities with key institutional investor clients, family offices and high net worth individuals and leading industry service providers. 

ALPHA China Forum 2017 - 24 June, Shanghai, China.

The inaugural ALPHA China forum 2017 which will be hold on June 24th in Shanghai China. It is China’s most influential international conference in alternative investments industry. The conference will feature the international and domestic leading industry professionals in developing and dealing with institutional investors, including hedge funds managers, asset managers, distributors, institutional investors etc. 
Please contact via email: bd@theinvestortalks.org for more details.
 
Total Alts 2017 - September 7-8, San Francisco, CA.

Total Alts will reflect the growth and dynamism of the wider world of alternatives and will provide LPs with access to insights from the sharpest minds in Private Equity, Venture Capital, Private Debt, Real Assets, Hedge Funds and so much more! Join us this September 7-8 at the Ritz-Carlton in San Francisco, as we explore and explain the ever growing and evolving alternative investments landscape.

Alts Investor Forum East - September 12, New York, NY.

Alts Investor Forum East (formerly the Tri-State Credit & Hedge Fund Investor Forum) is a one-day meeting of the largest, most sophisticated family offices, pension funds, endowments, foundations, wealth managers, private bankers, insurance funds and health care organizations on the East Coast. The event provides educational updates across all alternative investments covering hedge funds, credit, private debt, liquid alternatives, distressed, ABS/RMBS, global macro, managed futures, commodities, real assets, fixed income, equity long short, event-driven and other diversified strategies for institutional and private clients.

Through a series of panel discussions, keynotes and interactive roundtables with industry leaders, more than 100 institutional and private wealth allocators will explore innovative alternative strategies and new approaches to portfolio construction. Additionally, attendees will analyse the utility of alternative investments from the view of a modern investor’s portfolio.

L/S Equity / Event-Driven Investing - September 18, New York, NY.

This Catalyst Cap Intro Event focuses only on the L/S Equity | Event Driven Investing space. Strategies covered include, among others: fundamental research, global equity, merger arbitrage, small/micro caps, regional/international, industry specific, trend/signals, as well as event driven funds based on behaviour, public reports, litigation, adverse news, structural change, insider filings, and more.

Context Summits West 2017 - September TBD, Dana Point, CA.

Context Summits facilitates the strategic relationship building needed to drive success and grow assets. A pioneer of the one-on-one ‘summit’ format, Context utilizes an innovative approach to deliver effective, transparent and enhanced networking events for managers, allocators, and investors. Through its systematic approach, Context is able to attract high-quality attendees, making meetings efficient and productive.

Credit / Fixed Income Alternative Investing - October 16, New York, NY.

This Catalyst Cap Intro Event focuses only on the Credit | Fixed Income Alternative Investing space. 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.

Gaining the Edge – 2017 Hedge Fund Investor Leadership Summit - November 2-3, New York, NY.

Gaining the Edge 2017 will feature 600 hedge fund investment professionals, including 300 of the world's most influential investors in hedge funds, to have candid, robust comments and debates about various ways to enhance the risk adjusted returns of a diversified hedge fund portfolio. The conference features leading hedge fund investors as panellists who will provide insights about what hedge fund strategies look the most attractive given current capital market valuations and economic forecasts. Speakers will include decision makers at pensions, endowments, foundations, institutional consultants, and funds of funds. The event will also feature over 8 hours of networking time.

Emerging Markets / Commodities Alternative Investing - November 13, New York, NY.

This Catalyst Cap Intro Event focuses only on the Emerging Markets | Commodities Alternative Investing sectors. Strategies covered include, among others: Frontier markets, South America & Brazil, Eastern Europe/Russia, China with SE Asia, India, Global EM as well as sovereign and EM debt. In Commodities, we expect representation from managers active in Energy, Gas, Precious metals and Gold, and Food stuffs, among others. Strategies will include fundamental, trade finance, CTAs, real assets, as well as single projects like oil and gas well drilling enterprises.

Alts Investor Forum Midwest - November 14, Chicago, IL.

Alts Investor Forum Midwest (formerly Midwest Credit & Hedge Fund Investor Forum) is a one-day meeting of the largest, most sophisticated family offices, pension funds, endowments, foundations, wealth managers, private bankers, insurance funds and health care organizations in Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Indiana, Minnesota, Ohio, Iowa, Missouri and Wisconsin. The event provides educational updates across all alternative investments covering hedge funds, credit, private debt, liquid alternatives, distressed, ABS/RMBS, global macro, managed futures, commodities, real assets, fixed income, equity long short, event-driven and other diversified strategies for institutional and private clients.

Through a series of panel discussions, keynotes and interactive roundtables with industry leaders, more than 100 institutional and private wealth investors will explore innovative alternative strategies and new approaches to portfolio construction. Additionally, attendees will analyse the utility of alternative investments from the view of a modern investor’s portfolio.

Context Summits Texas 2017 - November TBD, Austin, TX.

Context Summits facilitates the strategic relationship building needed to drive success and grow assets. As a pioneer of the one-on-one ‘summit’ format, Context utilizes a proven structure to deliver effective, transparent and enhanced networking for managers, allocators and investors. Through its systematic approach, Context Summits is able to attract high-quality attendees, making meetings efficient and productive.

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Click on the links to learn more about the events above. If you would like The Hedge Fund Journal to support your event, please contact Greg Winterton at +44 (0) 207 936 2192 or greg.winterton@thehedgefundjournal.com.