Markets Group: Over 300 Institutional Investors to Discuss Hedge Fund Opportunities in North America

Aug 27, 2015, 09:00 ET from Markets Group

NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Markets Group (formerly Latin Markets) is preparing for North America's leading event for hedge fund allocators and investors, The Third Annual Hedge Fund Americas Forum. 

Taking place at The Harmonie Club in New York City on October 1st, the forum will gather the continent's premier pensions, sovereign wealth funds, endowments, foundations and large family offices for a day of industry overviews, peer-curated discussion panels and off the record networking opportunities.

The meeting will cover a wide range of topics related to the hedge fund community such as hedge fund investment strategies, institutional portfolio construction, credit investing, alpha and smart beta generation, macroeconomics, and asset allocation including liquid alternatives. Conversations will be facilitated by sector executives including (among others):

Zhuoying Xu, Director, Tactical Asset Allocation, Verizon Investment Management Corp
Tim Barrett, Chief Investment Officer, Texas Tech University System Endowment
Richard Borowy, Director of Alternative Investments, Pitcairn
Eric Wong, Director, TCG Capital
Jonathan J Miles, Vice President, Head of Alternative Strategies , Wilshire Associates
Nick Markola, Managing Director & Head of Research, Fieldpoint Private Bank & Trust Patricia Alejo, Director of Investments, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Endowment
Wesley Pulisic, Senior Investment Officer, NYS Retirement System
Peter Ehret, Portfolio Manager, Employees Retirement System of Texas
Marjorie Hogan, Chief Investment Officer, Altum Capital Management, LLC

There are still a limited number of event sponsorship and speaking opportunity packages available.  If you are interested, please contact Brian Rogers, Head of the Hedge Fund Team, at or +1 212-461-4098.

To request a brochure and register, click here.

Sponsors: Altum Capital Management, Apex Capital Introduction Services (ACIS), BDO Consulting, BVI Finance, Franklin Templeton Investments, K2 Advisors, Magnitude Capital and Scotiabank.

About Markets Group:
Markets Group (formerly Latin Markets) is an executive forum organizer with a track record of 200+ conferences in over 20 countries. Founded in 2009 in New York, NY, Markets Group has grown into one of the largest and most successful conference organizers in the Americas, with over 65 professionals operating out of our headquarters in Midtown Manhattan. We have successfully executed events in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Additionally, Markets Group was recently named one of America's 5000 fastest-growing private companies by Inc. Magazine and distinguished us as the #1 conference organizer and #1 financial services firm based in NYC.

SOURCE Markets Group