BALA CYNWYD, Pa., Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Context Capital Partners, a leading alternative investment specialist firm, today announced the industry speaker lineup for its Context Leadership Day presented by Jefferies. All speakers will take the stage on January 30 as part of the annual Context Summits Miami event, scheduled for January 30 – February 1 at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach, FL.
Hundreds of alternative investment managers and allocators representing more than $5 trillion in assets will convene for a full-day of thought leadership programming and networking, which will feature industry executives and leading economists. The event also features Context Summits' unique one-on-one investor meeting format where more than 2,000 attendees from 25 countries will participate in over 11,000 prearranged meetings.
Today's volatile markets continue to create strong demand for alternative investment strategies, and the Context Leadership Summit will provide a timely forum for professionals across the alternative asset management industry to discuss the latest trends, the macroeconomic environment, the challenges facing the industry and how to navigate turbulent markets during these uncertain times.
Keynote and panel discussions will cover topics such as:
- The Importance of Corporate Culture in Driving Investment Success
- Key Issues and Emerging Trends Shaping the Global Economy
- The Role of Alternative Data and Machine Learning within Fundamental, Quantitative and Quantamental Investing
- New Investment Strategies
- Finance, Government and Politics in the Year Ahead
"2018 was a challenging year for the markets with nearly every asset class posting negative returns. This year's Miami Summit falls at the perfect time when investors and allocators are digesting the impact of this unprecedented environment, and we are proud to provide a forum and network for the invesmtent community to discuss the important role of alternative investment strategies," said Ron Biscardi, CEO of Context Capital Partners.
Among the confirmed featured speakers are:
- Gary Cohn, Former National Economic Council Director and former President and COO of Goldman Sachs
- Howard Marks, CFA, Co-Chairman, Oaktree Capital
- Eileen Murray, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Bridgewater Associates
- Mohamed A. El-Erian, Chief Economic Advisor, Allianz
- Michael Marcus, Partner, Prelude Capital
- Jon Hansen, Managing Director, Cambridge Associates
- Chris P. Harvey, Head of Equity Strategy, Wells Fargo Securities
- Stephanie Kelton, Professor of Public Policy & Economics, Stony Brook University
- Mike Marrale, CEO, M Science
- David Zervos, Chief Market Strategist, Jefferies
"We are excited to return to Miami in partnership with Jefferies and their Prime Services group, who have supported us since our first year, for our sold-out sixth annual Summit and to continue to provide a forum for more than 11,000 one-on-one investor meetings. This year's record-breaking number of guests will also have an opportunity to hear from industry thought leaders who will address various aspects of the alternative investment landscape from both the allocator and manager points-of-view," said Kevin Garton, President of Context Summits.
About Context Summits
As the preeminent producer of events for the alternative asset management industry, Context Summits focuses on elevating the conference experience through an innovative format and structure where relationship building leads to unmatched results. A pioneer of the one-on-one 'summit' format, Context Summits utilizes an innovative approach to deliver effective and transparent networking events that elevate the conference experience for managers, allocators and investors. Through its systematic approach, Context Summits is able to attract high quality attendees, making meetings efficient and productive. For more details, please visit: http://www.contextsummits.com.
About Context Capital Partners
Context Capital Partners, LP is a leading alternative investment specialist firm headquartered in Bala Cynwyd, PA and the parent company of Context Summits. Through direct and indirect partnerships, Context provides acceleration capital, marketing, distribution, operations and infrastructure support to top-tier alternative asset managers. Context's focus is delivering superior investment solutions to institutional investors and family offices by launching and expanding low correlation investment products that deliver clear edge. For more information about Context Capital Partners, please visit: www.contextcp.com.
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