July 27-28 - The University Club of New York
"After a long day of trading, Wall Street hot shots are known to enjoy a fine beverage or two. But when it comes to liquid alternative investments, they're darn near drunk." - Jesse Solomon , CNN
Liquid Alpha Summit is a 1-on-1 meeting and content driven conference bringing together leading professionals from the quickly evolving Liquid Alts space for a single day event at the University Club of New York. Liquid Alpha Summit will also host a Boot Camp for managers considering a Liquid Alts product, featuring interactive sessions with expert speakers and panelists, followed by practical workshops focused on the aspects of starting and dynamically building a successful Liquid Alts fund.
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Liquid Alpha Summit speakers will provide attendees with thought leading perspective and in-depth knowledge of the liquid alternatives industry.
Sponsors at Liquid Alpha Summit benefit from superior branding and access to a broad spectrum of liquid alternatives professional.
Liquid Alpha Summit has two tracks. The first track provides thirty minute One-on-One meetings, and the second, access to speaker and panel content.
Here at Liquid Alpha Summit, gain hard to access knowledge on how to set up a liquid alt fund or how to invest in liquid alts. Learn what to look for in a portfolio manager and how to maximize marketing exposure in the liquid alts space.
At Liquid Alpha Summit networking is done formally during One-on-One meetings and informally at lunch and cocktail reception. The Summit provides an environment that is friendly to both formal networking and informal networking.
One-on-One meetings facilitate connections among Advisors, Investors and Family Offices and leading Fund Managers. One-on-One meetings are the fastest, most efficient way to connect with industry professionals at a conference.
At Liquid Alpha Summit you can source new and potentially profitable deals, investments, business opportunities and Fund Managers. The conference is the perfect environment for building and nurturing relationships with new industry contacts.
Managers showcase their strategy to a wide array of Advisors & Investors. Advisors gain exposure to broad selection of portfolio managers. Sponsors are able to showcase their brand and services to potential customers.
Liquid Alpha Summit will grant you access to the liquid alternatives industry, providing a deep dive into liquid alternative content and top tier portfolio managers. Access to industry luminaries is unmatched by any other Liquid Alts conference.
Victor Park is Principal and Founder of Alternative Assets, a vertically and horizontally integrated hedge fund capital raising firm with three offices in the United States. In addition to being a Founding Partner the SALT conference, Mr. Park also hosts the Third Thursday Hedge Fund industry socials globally as well as produces the uniquely collaboratively structured Alternative Asset Summit annually in Las Vegas. A featured speaker at numerous industry events, Mr. Park served on Institutional Investors Magazine’s Annual Hedge Fund Awards Selection Committee, as well as serves on a number of industry advisory boards including The Alliance of Alternative Asset Professionals (TAAAPs.org). Mr. Park is also a Partner of Prodigy Partners, a US fund of funds that consists of Tiger Management seeded “cubs” and/or affiliated managers. A member of Mensa, he holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Trinity College and a Masters of Business Administration in Finance from New York University’s Stern School.
Sponsorship opportunities available.
Please contact Victor Park at VictorPark@AlternativeAssetEvents.com
Managing Partner and Investor
Managing Partner and Investor, Dipsea Capital
Ultimus Managers Trust
Vice President, Ultimus Managers Trust
Director of Manager Research
Director of Manager Research, Morningstar
Director / Portfolio Manager
Director / Portfolio Manager, AXA
Managing Director, Blackstone
Manager Analysis Services
Founder, Manager Analysis Services
, William Blair
Franklin Templeton Solutions
EVP, Franklin Templeton Solutions
Director, Merrill Lynch
Tanya Ghaleb-Harter is a member of the Merrill Lynch alternative investments team responsible for leading the research process for liquid alternatives, a $30 billion business at the firm. She has been Merrill since 2009, having previously managed the US-based, external fund of hedge funds platform. Prior to joining the firm, she worked at Deutsche Bank as a portfolio manager and lead analyst for the fund of hedge funds business, where she ran multi-strategy and emerging manager portfolios, and she led due diligence efforts for global macro, commodity, CTA and quantitative equity hedge funds. Tanya also served as head of quantitative portfolio analysis for the group, where she developed optimization and performance attribution models for hedge fund portfolios. She began her career at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in the Research and Market Analysis Group. Tanya is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, and she has written and co-authored articles appearing in professional journals and educational publications, including the Journal of Wealth Management and the Journal of Private Equity. She holds a BA (Phi Beta Kappa) in economics and an MBA in finance from Cornell University.
Alternative Investment Strategist
Alternative Investment Strategist, BlackRock
Ultimus Fund Solutions
Vice President, Ultimus Fund Solutions
Vice President, ALPS
Senior Vice President
Senior Vice President, PIMCO
Portfolio Manager, Quaker Funds
Mr. Hoffmeister joined Quaker Funds, Inc. in 2010. His most recent experience has been as Chief Economist of Bretton Woods Research LLC. He served as the Director of Market Strategy at Polyconomics from 2004-2006. While there, he worked as Chief Economist with Jude Wanniski, one of the three godfathers of supply-side economics. Mr. Hoffmeister’s experience includes trading derivatives on the S&P 500 at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, as well as trading the Kospi 200 Index on the Korean Stock Exchange. His insights have been quoted in the financial press including Bloomberg and Reuters. He has appeared on CNBC’s “Kudlow & Company” and has written for National Review Online and Forbes. Mr. Hoffmeister has served as a Senior Policy Advisor to a number of presidential campaigns. He is a graduate of Georgetown University with a BS in Accounting and Finance.
Larch Lane Advisors
President and COO
President and COO, Larch Lane Advisors
Portfolio Manager, Quaker Funds
Mr. Kirchner has been responsible for the day-to-day management of the Fund since its 2003 inception. Prior to joining Quaker Funds, Inc., he was the founder of Pennsylvania Avenue Advisers LLC and the portfolio manager of the Pennsylvania Avenue Event-Driven Fund. From 1996-1999, Mr. Kirchner worked as a Bond Trader for Banque Nationale de Paris S.A. In 1999, he was retained by Fannie Mae as a Financial Engineer. Mr. Kirchner is a graduate of Kings College, University of London; Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Senior Vice President
Senior Vice President, Captrust
Asset Alliance Corporation
Chairman & CEO
Chairman & CEO, Asset Alliance Corporation
Regional Director, Raymond James
LoPresti Law Group
Founder, LoPresti Law Group
Assurance Partner, BDO
Managing Director, ClearVest
National Director, Litman Gregory
Executive Director, Morgan Stanley
GSAM US Third Party Distribution
COO, GSAM US Third Party Distribution
Founder, Treesdale Partners
Alston & Bird
Partner, Alston & Bird
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Director, Portfolio Management
Director, Portfolio Management, TAG Associates
T Hayes Consulting, LLC
CEO, T Hayes Consulting, LLC
Investors and Advisors can pre schedule meetings with managers after viewing their 1 page tear sheets online. Investors and Adviser can also schedule meetings with managers with established strategies looking to launch a liquid alternatives fund.
Managers who currently have a Liquid Alts Fund have the ability to pre schedule 1-on-1 meetings with Registered Investment Advisors, Financial Advisors, Family Offices and other investors to source additional capital allocations.
Managers considering a liquid alts fund can pre schedule 1-on-1 meetings with Advisors and service providers to learn what to expect when starting a Liquid Alternative fund, providing valuable guidance and insight.
Service Providers and Sponsors can preschedule meetings with Liquid Alts Managers and other industry professionals, creating structured access to new prospects with a defined interest in their product or service.
Sponsorship opportunities available.
Please contact us at Contact@LiquidAlpha.com
Please be advised of The University Club's dress code which is in effect at all times. Male members and guests are required to wear jackets, dress shirts and ties. Female members and guests are required to wear clothing meeting similar standards: tailored clothing that otherwise conforms to this rule including suits, dresses and skirts or tailored trousers with dress shirts, blouses or sweaters. Jeans, corduroy, shorts, capris, denim, sneakers, flip flops and other such casual sportswear are not considered appropriate attire.
Overnight accommodations are available in our 97 elegantly appointed guest-rooms, including 17 Junior Suites and 8 One-Bedroom-Suites. For individual reservations, or for a block of rooms, call our Front Office Manager Lars Dewenter at 212-572-3454, or email him at email@example.com
Cellular phones and personal digital assistants must remain silent and may not be used in public areas of the Clubhouse. Cell phones and PDAs may be used in the telephone booths throughout the Clubhouse
Cancellation Policy: Registration fees are not refundable. However, they can be exchanged either for next year's Summit or for another person to attend in the place of the canceling attendee. Registration Category Classifications: Alternative Assets reserves the right to verify any claimed registration category and adjust such registration category for any registrant at Alternative Assets’ sole discretion as well as reserves the right to deny or cancel registration of any registrant at any time for any reason at Alternative Assets’ sole discretion.
For more information please contact us at VictorPark@AlternativeAssetEvents.com or call us at +1 917 338 9898