The Midwest Credit & Hedge Fund Investor Forum is a one-day meeting of family offices, pension funds, endowments, foundations, consultants and fund of funds in Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Indiana, Minnesota, Ohio, Iowa, Missouri and Wisconsin. The event provides educational updates on contemporary hedge funds, opportunistic & structured credit investments, asset allocation & portfolio construction strategies for institutional and private clients.
Through a series of interactive panel discussions with industry leaders, more than 100 institutional investors and family offices will explore innovative hedge fund and credit investments, discover new approaches to portfolio construction and asset allocation and engage on the utility of hedge funds in the modern investor’s portfolio.
Aoifinn Devitt Chief Investment Officer Chicago Policemen's Annuity and Benefit Fund
David Barcus Manager of Investments Denison University
Randy Bull Senior Investment Manager Mirador Family Wealth Advisors
Erin Archer Director of Investments DePaul University
Freeman Wood Principal and Head of Americas Mercer
Andria Canel Senior Director, Fixed Income, Fund Operations NorthShore University HealthSystem
Gary Price Managing Principal Fund Evaluation Group
Katherine Ellis Nixon Executive VP, Chief Investment Officer Northern Trust Wealth Management
Dan Bunnell Investment Director Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Christopher Engelman Managing Director-Alternative Investments Cedar Hill Associates
Al Hemmingsen Director of Research Highland Consulting Associates
Galina Kalcheva Portfolio Manager Aon Hewitt
Christopher Robbins Investment Adviser& Fixed Income Analyst Barlett&Co
Patrick Fisher Partner Promus Holdings
Robert Klosterman Chief Investment Officer White Oaks Wealth Advisors
Chris Kohler Principal, Senior Investment Consultant Mercer
Joshua Hemley Strategy Head Aksia
Joseph McGuane Senior Research Analyst, Alternatives Marquette Associates
Despite volatility in the markets, investors are capitalizing on the opportunities within credit investing to reap alpha across the credit spectrum.
Hedge Fund Investment Strategies
Creating a dialogue around the opportunities in this volatile market through credit investing, long – short equity, market neutral, global macro, convertible arbitrage and liquid alternatives.
Private Wealth & Hedge Funds
As hedge funds continue to be important to family offices, wealth managers and private banks, investors will discuss the rise in their allocation.
Institutional Portfolio Construction
Discussing hedge fund manager selection, addressing over –diversification mistakes and understanding both the art and science of developing a successful portfolio for pensions, endowments and foundations.
Macroeconomics & Global Trends
Comparing and contrasting global macro conditions and investment performance.
Next Best Move in Alternatives
As the controversy around alternatives carries on, investors voice the opportunity in cash and fixed income investment strategies.
|Sponsorship is only available upon invitation and Markets Group reserves the right to refuse sponsorship from any organization or individual deemed by Markets Group to be incompatible with the event. Markets Group forum sessions are closed to all media/press and video/audio recording is explicitly prohibited within the venue.|
Head of Credit & Hedge Fund Group