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FLAIA to hold hedge fund one-on-one meetings alongside Art Basel in Miami

Monday, October 29, 2012

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:

Art Basel and Art Miami might not be the first must-attend hedge fund events that spring to mind, but the Florida Alternative Investment Association (FLAIA) is looking to change all that. The Association will be holding a two day conference during Art Basel, highlighting the significant investor and fund base within Florida.

The 3rd Annual 2012 Art Basel Week One-on-One, will convene leaders of the institutional investment, managed-fund and trading sectors in Miami on December 4th - 5th, 2012. The event will host 100+ institutional allocators and 50+ best-of-breed fund managers matched via investor mandates for targeted meetings.

The events Art Miami and Art Basel represent the largest exhibition of modern, and upcoming art in the US each year and draw much of the same audience currently invested in hedge funds. Many fund managers themselves, like Steven Cohen of SAC Capital are known art collectors and the FLAIA event provides an additional, focused opportunity for financial professionals and investors coming to the area to meet up in 300 targeted meetings.

FLAIA is a rapidly expanding hedge fund association now including many of the largest institutions, family offices, and funds extending as far out as South America. "This is a great time of year to come to Miami, and together all of these events can give managers and investors the kind of targeted meeting opportunities that are not always available," says Michael Corc......................

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