The Greenwich Global Finance Forum is a two-day meeting of the largest, most sophisticated financial leaders and asset-owners including pension funds, endowments, foundations, family offices, wealth managers, private bankers, insurance funds and health care organizations in the U.S. The event provides educational updates across all alternative and traditional investments covering hedge funds, credit, private debt, liquid alternatives, distressed, fixed income strategies, global macro, managed futures, commodities, real assets, equity long short, event-driven and other diversified strategies for institutional and private clients.
Through a series of panel discussions, keynotes and interactive round tables with industry leaders, more than 150 institutional and private wealth allocators will explore innovative alternative strategies and new approaches to portfolio construction. Additionally, attendees will analyze the utility of alternative investments from the view of a modern investor’s portfolio.
Ray Dalio, Founder, Co-Chief Investment Officer & Co-Chairman, Bridgewater Associates
In 1975, Mr. Dalio founded an investment firm, Bridgewater Associates, out of his two-bedroom apartment in New York City. Over forty years later, Bridgewater has grown into the fifth most important private company in the United States, according to Fortune magazine, and Dalio himself has been named to Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world. Along the way, Dalio discovered a set of unique principles that have led to Bridgewater’s exceptionally effective culture, which he describes as “an idea meritocracy that strives to achieve meaningful work and meaningful relationships through radical transparency.”
Paul Tudor Jones, II, Founder, Tudor Investment Corporation
Paul Jones is founder, Co-Chairman, Chief Investment Officer and the controlling principal of Tudor Investment Corporation which he formed in 1980. Mr. Jones is a member of the Commodity Exchange, Inc., the ICE Futures U.S. (formerly the New York Board of Trade) and the New York Fed Investor Advisory Committee on Financial Markets. Mr. Jones served as a member of the Treasury Borrowing Advisory Committee of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association from May 2010 through December 2011, served as Chairman of the then New York Cotton Exchange from August 1992 through June 1995 and was instrumental in the creation of its Financial Instrument Exchange (FINEX). Mr. Jones’ philanthropic associations include, among others, founder and current board member of the Robin Hood Foundation, former Chairman and current Director of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, Chairman of JUST Capital Foundation, Inc., former Chairman and current board member of The Everglades Foundation Inc. and Trustee of NYU Langone Medical Center. He holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Virginia.
Dmitry Balyasny, Chief Investment Officer & Managing Partner, Balyasny Asset Management
Dmitry Balyasny is the Chief Investment Officer and Managing Partner of Balyasny Asset Management (BAM). He founded the firm with Scott Schroeder and Taylor O’Malley in 2001 with the mission of delivering consistent, alpha-driven returns to clients through a multi-strategy, multi-PM approach. Dmitry is an active risk taker and chairs BAM’s Investment Committee. He began his trading career with Schonfeld Securities in 1994. Dmitry serves as a member of the Advisory Board for Teach for America in Chicago and is involved in a variety of philanthropic efforts throughout the Chicago area.
AKON, Co-Founder, NUE Initiative
A Grammy nominated, multi platinum selling recording artist, producer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. Of American-Senegalese descent, Akon is recognized as one of the most powerful voices across Africa and the Diaspora, named to the Forbes Celebrity 100 & 40 Most Powerful Celebrities in Africa lists. Akon Lighting Africa, he has already brought solar power to 18 countries in Africa, creating safety, health and well-being for over 100M of the 600M Africans who lack electricity today. He is also the Co-Founder of the NUE (Network of Untapped Entrepreneurs) Initiative who’s mission is to close the wealth gap and digital divide across the African diaspora using Akoin a new cyrpto currency with a unique global venture that offers an abundance of digital and real-life platforms and tools that create opportunity and inclusion for NUE’s.
Afsaneh Beschloss, Founder, Chief Executive Officer, RockCreek
Ms. Beschloss is Founder and CEO of RockCreek. Previously, she was Managing Director and Partner at the Carlyle Group and President of Carlyle Asset Management. She was Treasurer and Chief Investment Officer of the World Bank and worked at Shell International and J.P. Morgan. Ms. Beschloss has advised governments, central banks, and regulatory agencies on global public policy and financial policy. She led the World Bank’s energy investments and policy advisory work on oil, natural gas, renewable and clean energy and power projects to reduce carbon emissions. She founded its natural gas investment and policy group to replace coal in many emerging markets.
Tim Armstrong Strategic Advisor to the chairman Verizon Communications
Josh Wolfe Co-Founder Lux Capital
Kipp deVeer Director, Chief Executive Officer Ares Capital Corporation
Leslie Picker Reporter- Hedge Funds and Private Equity CNBC
Michelle Seitz Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Russell Investments
Peter Tesei First selectman The Town of Greenwich
Michelle McCloskey President of Americas Man Group
Tim Barrett Chief Investment Officer Texas Tech University Endowment
Annie Lamont Co-Founder, Managing Director Oak HC/FT
Kola Olofinboba Managing Partner Fairview Capital
William Michaelcheck Founder, Chairman, Chief Investment Officer Mariner Investment Group
Ian Morris Senior Managing Director Blackstone
Alifia Doriwala Managing Director and Partner RockCreek
Mark Anson President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer Commonfund
Scott Stone Chief Investment Officer Pentegra Defined Benefit Plan for Financial Insitutitons
J. Christopher Kojima Managing Director & Partner, Alternative Investments Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Mark Burgess Chairman, Investment Committee HESTA
Matthew Granade Chief Market Intelligence Officer Point72
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.
|Early Bird I Rate||$2,499||09/27/19|
|Early Bird II Rate||$2,899||10/31/19|
|Service Provider passes||$5,000||11/14/19|
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