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Opal Financial's Emerging Managers Summit South

Emerging Managers Summit South

November 5-6, 2015
Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Austin, TX
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(Agenda current as of 11-3-15)
  Conference Details:
If you are looking to expand and diversify your asset allocation by investing in emerging managers as well as women and minority owned investment managers, the emerging managers conference will provide the unique opportunity to access a diversified group of up-and-coming performance-oriented managers and manager of managers. The event will explore the benefits and opportunities offered by investing in emerging managers as well as new strategies for implementing an emerging managers program. If you are an emerging manager, you will learn the procedures used by institutions to launch and maintain successful emerging manager programs. This event will showcase a variety of emerging mangers as well as minority-owned manager funds and other high potential smaller investment firms, and it will offer participants invaluable networking opportunities.
  Topics to be discussed:
  • Styles and Strategies for Emerging Managers Investor outlook on Emerging Managers Emerging Hedge Funds Opportunities in Credit Equity
  • Investing Asset Allocation Role of Women and Minority Owned Firms Investing In Alternative and Energy Real Estate Identifying talent in Managers
  Testimonials from Past Events:
"I became a Trustee in May 2012, and because of Opal putting together these Summits, I can surely say that when I'm at the board meetings I can ask questions that I gathered from the conferences that I attented. I can ask the appropiate questions regarding our penison. Continual education has been a great benefit in my performing my due diligence responablity as a trustee. Thanks Opal for allowing me to take part in these wonderful summits."
- -Phyllis Carr, Trustee, Birmingham Retirement & Relief Pension Board
"Very strong program with outstanding presenters."
- - John Keane, Executive Director, Jacksonville Police and Fire Pension
"Opal runs a very professional conference and provides great opportunities for networking."
- - Kurt Lieberman, Partner, Magni Asset Management
"It has truly been a pleasure to have worked with all the Opal staff that have been more than happy to help. I have the upmost respect for Opal and have no qualms in recommending them to others. Keep up the good work!"
- -Lily Cavanagh, Treasurer - Redford (MI) Police & Firemen Retirement
"Opal does a great job of providing useable education to the Trustees of Public Pension Systems. The atmosphere provides a great learning experience and interaction with the fund managers."
- - Gerald Garrett, Trustee - Oklahoma Firefighters Pension & Retirement
"Always an interesting and informative conference, very timely in today's market environment."
- - James Maloney, Trustee - Chicago Policemen's Annuity and Benefit Fund
More Testimonials
  Past Industry Representation:

Chart I: Institutional Investors/Consultants vs. Money Managers and Service Providers

Chart II: Institutional Investors/Consultants

  Hotel Info:

Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol
701 East 11th Street
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512.478.1111

We are pleased to announce that the Opal room block is open and we are accepting reservations. Please click on the ONLINE HOTEL RESERVATION link to book your room. The hotel will not accept individual call-ins.
Online Hotel Reservation
  • Rooms are available only to those participants who are registered conference attendees.
  • Rooms will not be guaranteed without a credit card.
  • Rooms are allocated on a first come first serve basis. Room types/rates are subject to availability.
  • The name on the form will be the name of the guest room.
  Conference Registration Prices:
  Earlybird Rate
(expired 9/10/15)
Standard Rate
Asset Managers & Service Providers $1,795 $1,995
*** Family Offices (Single/Multi), Endowment, Foundation, Non-Discretionary Consultant, Pension/Union Trustee/Staff
(subject to qualification)
Registration price reflects $100 online discount
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*** These include: organizations that are solely investing on their own behalf in alternatives and do not sell any alternative investment products or services to clients including; sovereign wealth funds, pension funds, endowments, foundations, family offices, private clients and treasury.

Subject to Opal Financial Grourp's approval. Eligibility will be verified.
  Sponsorship, Exhibition & Speaking Opportunities
+1 212-532-9898 x 0
Email: info@opalgroup.net
  Executive Sponsors:

Cohanzick Management, LLCOptimal Asset ManagementSouth Texas Distilling LLC

  General Sponsors:

Switch Ventures: Arnold CapitalBowery Investment Management

ClimeCoDA CapitalDenali Advisors
Discretionary Management Services
Eastern Point Capital ManagementFIS Group
Greenwood Capital Associates
Grays Peak Capital LPIntertrustJCR Capital

Kruse Asset ManagementMount Lucas ManagementRockStep CapitalSadis Goldberg, LLP
Sporting Ranch Capital ManagementSustainable Insight Capital Management TerraCap Management Vida Capital Inc.VSL Partners

  Exhibitor Sponsor:

Altavest Ethika InvestmentsInteractive Brokers

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