WESTFIELD, N.J., Oct. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Context Summits, the preeminent producer of investment summits for the alternative asset management industry, today announced the launch of Context Summits Europe, an annual event that convenes European-focused allocators and managers. The inaugural Context Summits Europe 2017 will take place in Barcelona, Spain on May 7-9, 2017 at the Hotel W Barcelona.
As the pioneer of the one-on-one conference format Expansion into Europe represents the next evolution for the Context Summits brand. Context Summits Europe 2017 will cater to the alternative investment community in Europe. Barcelona offers an attractive venue that is centrally located near other major financial centers in Europe, including, London, Paris, Frankfurt and Zurich. In keeping with past Summits, this event will focus on one-on-one meetings between select managers and allocators. Meetings run 30 minutes between allocators and managers. Next year's event is expected to draw hundreds of registered and private fund managers, and provide them with an opportunity to connect with institutional allocators and family offices.
"Europe offers strong growth potential in an underserved market, enabling us to expand our industry leading approach to facilitating Summits for the alternative investment industry," said Mark Salameh, CEO of Context Summits. "Our proven format provides the most efficient and productive means for both managers and allocators to vet one another. For allocators, we offer a safe venue to conduct one-on-one meetings and identify the next star managers, who offer solid alternative strategies that offer potential for delivering positive risk-adjusted returns with low to negative correlation to broader equities markets."
"I've attended many Context Summits events in the US, gaining access to hundreds of managers with in a wide range of strategies and sizes," said Johann Ropers of JMH Asset Management. "One of the aspects I appreciate most is the online scheduling platform which saves me time. Having the ability to use it and the Investor Relations team to find funds that help meet my mandate will definitely streamline my due diligence process."
The next Context Summits event is Context Summits Alternative Lending 2017, which is scheduled for January 30-31, 2017 at the Fontainebleau Hotel followed by Context Summits Miami 2017, which is scheduled for February 1-3, 2017 at the Fontainebleau Hotel. For additional information, please visit https://www.contextsummits.com/miami.
About Context Summits
As the preeminent producer of investment summits 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 an alternative specialist company that allocates its capital to talented investment managers and whose subsidiaries offer a diverse range of investment strategies, including hedge funds, liquid alternative mutual funds, and private equity funds. Through its unique approach to evaluating and overseeing highly-differentiated and specialized funds, Context seeks to identify opportunities in both liquid and illiquid markets and serves as a full financial and operational partner for its subsidiaries. Since inception, Context led seed deals totaling more than $400 million in aggregate. The firm's subsidiary businesses include Context Asset Management, Context Summits, Context BH Capital Management, Context Liberty Bell, Context Jensen Partners, and Adams Business Credit.
Context Capital Partners is headquartered in Bala Cynwyd, PA. For more information about Context Capital Partners, visit www.contextcp.com.
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