Event Name: Alternative Investing Summit
Event Location: Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, Dana Point, California
Event Date: December 2 – December 4, 2012
Cost: The cost of the event is USD 2,895 with free admission available to institutional end-investors and certain other groups
Summary of Event: The summit will bring together trustees, institutional representatives, money managers and consultants to consider alternative investing strategies and opportunities as well as to discuss the advantages and risks involved with private equity, hedge funds, commodity trading and asset allocation strategies. The summit will also cover compliance and fiduciary responsibility as well as the landscape of emerging international markets. Participants may learn about alternative investment strategies that can help diversify portfolios and ultimately maximize returns. Keynote speakers include T. Boone Pickens, founder and chief executive officer of US-based Boone Pickens (BP) Capital Management, and Woodrow W. Clark II, founder and managing director of US-based Clark Strategic Partners.
Background on Organizer: Headquartered in New York City, Opal Financial Group offers investment conferences in North America and Europe. The events are designed to attract investment professionals from various sectors of finance including endowments, pension funds, investment banks and hedge funds.
Event Website: http://www.opalgroup.net/trk/aisc1205.html
For additional information, you may contact Opal Financial Group by email at info[at]opalgroup.net or by phone at +1 212 532 9898
By Sarah Benali, Research Associate
Sources and Additional Resources:
Alternative Investing Summit: “Alternative Investing Summit,” http://www.opalgroup.net/trk/aisc1205.html
MicroCapital.org story: “MICROFINANCE EVENT: Opal Financial Group Presents ‘European Alternative & Institutional Investing Summit,’ October 1-3, 2012, Le Meridien Beach Plaza, Monte Carlo, Monaco,” July 27, 2012 http://www.microcapital.org/microfinance-event-opal-financial-group-presents-european-alternative-institutional-investing-summit-october-1-3-2012-le-meridien-beach-plaza-monte-carlo-monaco/
MicroCapital.org story: “MICROFINANCE EVENT: Opal Financial Group Presents ‘Public Funds Summit East: Navigate the Future,’ July 23-25, 2012, Newport Marriott, Rhode Island, USA,” July 3, 2012, http://www.microcapital.org/microfinance-event-opal-financial-group-presents-public-funds-summit-east-navigate-the-future-july-23-25-2012-newport-marriott-rhode-island-usa/
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