ALTSCHI Chicago | June 24th, 2021
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ALTSCHI is developed and led by the CFA Society Chicago, the CAIA Association and Markets Group. With their guidance and oversight, this one-day event will provide participants with an educationally focused agenda and will feature leading practitioners from the fields of private equity, venture capital, real estate, hedge funds, infrastructure and other sectors of the alternative investment market.

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T. Bondurant French, Chairman, Adams Street Partners

Mr. French is the Chairman of the Board of Directors and has been with Adams Street Partners and its predecessor organizations since 1980. He was instrumental in the development of Adams Street’s private equity investment strategies, fund management, and investor relations. Bon is sought out by private equity firms, consultants, and investors for advice and recommendations on a variety of private equity topics.

John P. Calamos Sr., Founder, Chairman and Global Chief Investment Officer, Calamos Investments

Mr. Calamos is Chairman and Global CIO of Calamos Investments, a firm he founded in 1977. With origins as an institutional convertible bond manager, the firm has grown into a global asset management firm with major institutional and individual clients around the world. The firm is headquartered in Chicago with additional offices in London, New York, San Francisco and Miami.

Charles Van Vleet, Chief Investment Officer, Pension Investments, Textron

Mr. Van Vleet is Assistant Treasurer and Chief Investment Officer of Pension Investments at Textron Inc., Providence RI*. Together with an investment team of four, Charles has Trustee oversight of $12.6BN in defined benefit and defined contribution assets for Textron’s U.S., Canada and UK Plans providing retirement security for over 75,00 current and past employees.

Daniel D'Aniello, Co-Founder & Chairman Emeritus, The Carlyle Group

Mr. D’Aniello is Co-Founder, Chairman Emeritus and member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of The Carlyle Group. Mr. D’Aniello is based in Washington, DC. Prior to forming Carlyle in 1987, Mr. D'Aniello was a Vice President for Finance and Development at Marriott Corporation where he was responsible for valuation of all major mergers, acquisition, divestitures, debt and equity offerings, and project financings. Before joining Marriott, Mr. D’Aniello was a financial officer at PepsiCo, Inc. and Trans World Airlines. He is a magna cum laude graduate of Syracuse University, where he was a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, and a graduate of Harvard Business School, where he was a Teagle Foundation Fellow.

Martin H. Nesbitt, Co-CEO, The Vistria Group, LLC

Mr. Nesbitt serves as Co-CEO of The Vistria Group, LLC, a Chicago-based investment company focused on the education, healthcare and financial services industries. Prior to co-founding Vistria, Mr. Nesbitt served as CEO of The Parking Spot, an owner and operator of off-airport parking facilities. Mr. Nesbitt currently serves on the Board of Directors of Jones Lang LaSalle, American Airlines Group and CenterPoint Energy. He also serves as Chairman of the Barack Obama Foundation. Mr. Nesbitt has a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Science degree and an honorary doctorate from Albion College, Albion, Michigan.








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Key Discussion Topics

2020 Alternatives Industry Outlook

Growing Opportunities In Private Debt

Institutional Investors' Perspective

Global Private Market Investing

Asset Management-Chicago Leaders' Perspective

Hedge Fund Investing

Private Equity and Venture Capital Investments

Technology and The Future Of Ai

Real Estate In A Diversified Portfolio and Opportunity Zones

The Future Of Alternative Investments


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