New York is still the dominant hedge fund center globally. Therefore we are particularly proud to
present you our 2009 Opalesque New York Roundtable, where we have assembled the following
round of eminent New York-based hedge fund managers, investors and advisors:
Ed Robertiello, Managing Director, head of fund of hedge funds Americas at Credit Suisse
Tim Schuler, CFA, Senior Vice President & Investment Strategist, Permal Group
Carrie McCabe, CEO and Founder of Lasair Capital
Chris Acito, Founder of Acito Advisory Group, former Managing Director and Global Chief
Operation Officer for Investcorp's Hedge Fund Group
John M. Bader, Co-Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Halcyon Asset Management
Bill Geisler, Portfolio Manager, Malbec Partners
Christopher Pucillo, Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager, Solus Alternative Asset
Katherine S. Kim, Senior Analyst, Affirmed Capital
The Round discusses fundamental changes in asset allocation of public and corporate pensions,
who have started to allocate to alternatives straight out of their equity portfolio, rather than
putting hedge funds into a "5% niche" pocket.
You will learn details:
What macro signals do hedge funds use for their strategic positioning?
Challenges for emerging managers: What happened to seeding?
New insights on risk and reward of different asset classes and hedge fund strategies
What are the "rescue mandates" that Credit Suisse and other notable firms are now getting?
What are the huge opportunities investors can pursue in the secondary markets for hedge
What new hedge fund compensation models are already now being deployed, but why do
hedge fund fees not seem to ever go down?
What keeps many hedge funds from participating in TALF and PIPP programs?
and much more (33 pages)!
The Roundtable took place May 27th 2009 at the New York office of Abernathy MacGregor Group
and was sponsored by Taussig Capital.
The Opalesque Roundtable Series offers unparalleled intelligence on the most important global hedge fund jurisdictions and their players. The Roundtable Series is a free publication from Opalesque and is continually updated. Please scroll down to view the full selection of our Roundtables - covering the globe!