Liquid Alpha Summit

July 27-28 - The University Club of New York

Liquid Alpha Summit by
Alternative Asset Events

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"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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  • Speakers

    Liquid Alpha Summit speakers will provide attendees with thought leading perspective and in-depth knowledge of the liquid alternatives industry.

  • Sponsorship

    Sponsors at Liquid Alpha Summit benefit from superior branding and access to a broad spectrum of liquid alternatives professional.

  • Agenda

    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.

Why Attend?


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.

1-On-1 Meetings

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.

Who Is Coming?

Who is expected to attend?ServiceProvidersPortfolioManager WithLiquid Alt FundManagerlooking ToStart Liquid AltFundRIAs, FamilyOffice, HighNet Worth andOther17%21%42%20%
Service Providers17
Portfolio Manager With Liquid Alt Fund21
Manager looking To Start Liquid Alt Fund20
RIAs, Family Office, High Net Worth and Other42
What types of investors are expected?OtherInvestorsRIAsFamily OfficesHight NetWorth12%14%31%43%
Other Investors12
Family Offices31
Hight Net Worth14

Management Team

Victor Park

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 ( 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.

Liquid Alts Statistics

AUM (in Billions)
increase in AUM 2014
active alt mutual funds
increase in AUM since 2010


Sponsorship opportunities available.
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Past Speakers

Christopher Antonio

Dipsea Capital

Managing Partner and Investor

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Dave Carson

Ultimus Managers Trust

Vice President

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Josh Charlson


Director of Manager Research

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Adam Cohen


Director / Portfolio Manager

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Brett Condron


Managing Director

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Chris Cutler

Manager Analysis Services


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Toby Elliman

William Blair


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Rick Frisbie

Franklin Templeton Solutions


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Tanya Ghaleb-Harter

Merrill Lynch


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Jeff Glattfelder


Alternative Investment Strategist

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Kevin Guerette

Ultimus Fund Solutions

Vice President

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Michael Hawn


Vice President

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Andrew Hoffmann


Senior Vice President

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Paul Hoffmeister

Quaker Funds

Portfolio Manager

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David Katz

Larch Lane Advisors

President and COO

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Thomas Kirchner

Quaker Funds

Portfolio Manager

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Brad Lamensdorf

BHL Advisors



Ernest Liebre


Senior Vice President

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Bruce Lipnick

Asset Alliance Corporation

Chairman & CEO

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Candice Looney Marcum

Raymond James

Regional Director

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Marc LoPresti

LoPresti Law Group


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Keith McGowan


Assurance Partner

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Kevin Means



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Peter Murrugarra


Managing Director

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Mike Pacitto

Litman Gregory

National Director

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Patrick Reid

Morgan Stanley

Executive Director

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Larry Restieri

GSAM US Third Party Distribution


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Dennis Rhee

Treesdale Partners


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Tim Selby

Alston & Bird


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Peter Shea

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP


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Maria Shtrapenina

TAG Associates

Director, Portfolio Management

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Todd Westby

T Hayes Consulting, LLC


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One On One Meetings

Investors / Advisors

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 With A Liquid Alts 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

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 / Sponsors

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.
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The University Club of New York

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

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

The University Club of New York

  • One West 54th Street (at 5th Avenue)
    New York,   NY 10019
  • Phone: +1 212-247-2100


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.

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