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.
ALTSCHI has been developed for:
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.
Marcos Veremis Managing Director Cambridge Associates
Debra Schwartz Managing Director, Impact Investments MacArthur Foundation
Tobias True Partner Adams Street Partnes
Alifia Doriwala Managing Director and Partner RockCreek
Tim Barron Chief Investment Officer Segal Marco Advisors
Bradley Bond Chief Investment Officer and Treasurer University Hospitals
Ned Creedon Head of Private Markets University of Illinois Foundation
Lorenzo Bernasconi Managing Director, Innovative Finance Rockefeller Foundation
Wai Yee Cheng, Executive Director, Hedge Fund Strategies GCM Grosvenor
Chris Schelling CAIA, Director of Private Equity Texas Municipal Retirement System
Brian Payne Senior Investment Analyst, Diversified Strategies Illinois Teachers' Retirement System
Mike Sebastian Global Chief Investment Officer Aon
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NEXT BEST MOVE IN ALTERNATIVES
As the controversy around alternatives carries on, investors voice the opportunity in cash and fixed income investment strategies.
HEDGE FUND INVESTMENT STRATEGIES
Creating a dialogue around the opportunities in this volatile market through credit investing, long/short equity, market neutral, global macro, convertible arbitrage and liquid alternatives.
PRIVATE WEALTH & HEDGE FUNDS
As hedge funds continue to be important to family offices, wealth managers and private banks, investors will discuss the rise in their allocation.
INSTITUTIONAL PORTFOLIO CONSTRUCTION
Discussing hedge fund manager selection, addressing over-diversification mistakes and understanding both the art and science of developing a successful portfolio for pensions, endowments and foundations.
MACROECONOMICS & GLOBAL TRENDS
Comparing and contrasting global macro conditions and investment performance.
GROWING OPPORTUNITIES IN PRIVATE DEBT
Asset owners aim to get in on the opportunities in private debt and credit and are increasingly looking at impact investing as an alternative.