NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyBridge Capital (SkyBridge), a global alternative investment firm, today announced the program for the SkyBridge Alternatives "SALT" Conference, which will take place May 7-10, 2013 at the Bellagio Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Marking its fifth year, the invitation-only event will feature investment luminaries Daniel Loeb, Founder & CEO, Third Point LLC, John Paulson, President & Portfolio Manager, Paulson & Co. Inc. and Sam Zell, Chairman of Equity Group Investments, among its notable speakers.
SALT will convene approximately 1,800 decision makers, industry experts, finance professionals and members of the alternative investment community to discuss and debate key economic trends, geopolitical events and investment strategies for the year ahead. Specifically, the conference will feature top-performing hedge fund managers to discuss the strategies and trades that lent to their funds' success and impact on the markets; focus on the fiscal issues facing Europe; and identify key global macroeconomic trends. In addition to thoughtful panel discussions, the three-day conference will provide a forum for networking, with one-on-one and group meeting spaces, and will feature live evening entertainment.
"As the U.S., Europe and other regions around the globe continue to face financial and economic uncertainty, once again SALT will feature the world's political leaders and top investment managers to explore potential solutions to these key issues," said Victor Oviedo, partner at SkyBridge and director of SALT. "Celebrating our fifth year, SALT is a highly-exclusive event with an approximate two to one investor to manager attendance ratio, providing an unmatched forum for important business connections to be made."
Current confirmed speakers for SALT include (in alphabetical order): Leon G. Cooperman, Chairman, Omega Advisors, Inc.; Barney Frank, U.S. Congressman (1981-2012) & Chairman, House Financial Services Committee (2007-2011); Austan Goolsbee, 26th Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers to President Barack Obama; Joel Greenblatt, Managing Principal & Co-Chief Investment Officer, Gotham Asset Management; Steve Kuhn, Partner & Head of Fixed Income, Pine River Capital Management; Marc Lasry, Chief Executive Officer, Avenue Capital Group; Deepak Narula, Founder & Principal, Metacapital Management; Michael E. Novogratz, President & Director, Fortress Investment Group LLC; Wilbur Ross, Chief Executive Officer, WL Ross & Co. LLC; Nouriel Roubini, Co-Founder & Chairman, Roubini Global Economics and Professor of Economics at NYU Stern School of Business; and Kenneth G. Tropin, Chairman, Founder & Principal, Graham Capital Management.
Registration is now open. For the full agenda, information on sponsorship packets and speaking opportunities or to request an invitation to attend, please visit www.saltconference.com.
About SkyBridge Capital, Producers of SALT
Founded in 2005, SkyBridge Capital is a global alternative investment firm with $7.1 billion in total assets under advisement or management as of December 31, 2012. The firm provides investment management products, portfolio management and advisory services addressing every type of market participant. SkyBridge offers investment services for commingled funds of hedge funds products, customized separate account portfolios and hedge fund advisory services. Headquartered in New York, the firm also has a presence in Zürich, Switzerland.
SOURCE SkyBridge Capital