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The market turmoil of the past year was unprecedented.
Are this year’s challenges unforeseeable?
What is the future of alternative investments in 2022 and beyond?

Last year, the investment community faced serious headwinds and the markets realigned dramatically. What are the lessons to be learned? How can fund managers and investors find and successfully execute on new opportunities?

Join us at any of our upcoming regional summits to discover how the markets have changed and how top GPs are capitalizing on covering emerging opportunities and new directions in the changing alternatives landscapes – specifically across APAC, N America, LATAM and EMEA.

Why you should attend

  • Engage with local, leading investment professionals in each region for an expansive exploration of key alternative asset classes.

  • Hear local perspectives on the current state of the markets and what lies ahead for the future of alternatives investments.

  • Continue the conversation to our premier Global Alternative Investments Summit on 9 December 2021.


Reserve your seat on one or several of the events in our series for a unique opportunity to share knowledge and gain local insights!


High Level Agenda

  • 2:00pm – Welcome & Regional Session 1

  • 2:50pm – Break

  • 3:00pm – Regional Session 2

  • 3:50pm – Closing Remarks

Series Lineup

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8 June 2021 – Asia Pacific 
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13 July 2021 – North America 
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10 August 2021 – Latin America
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1 September 2021 – Europe, Middle East & Africa 
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Session Descriptions

ASIA PACIFIC – 8 June 2021  •  View Replay

2:00 pm SGT

The Future of Alternatives in APAC: Allocators Perspective 

As fixed income continues to underperform, and the equity markets remain volatile, what is the future of alternative investments in 2022 and beyond? How can institutional allocators make the most of some developing opportunities such as, emerging markets and the digital revolution. In this session, hear from some of the region’s most influential allocators as they discuss diversification and the growing role of alternative investments in their portfolios.

Moderator

  • Wei Min Soh, Sr. Account Executive • SS&C Intralinks

Panelists

  • Dong Hun Jang, Chief Investment Officer • Public Officials Benefit Association (POBA)
  • Dr. Srikanya Yathip, Secretary General • Government Pension Fund, Thailand
  • Tuck Meng Yee, Chief Investment Officer & Partner • JRT Partners

3:00 pm SGT

Next Generation ESG investing and the Clean Energy Revolution

Asia-Pacific has taken strides in its focus on clean energy and renewables. China is now the world's leading country in electricity production from renewable energy sources, Singapore recently unveiled its 'Green Plan 2030' and emerging economies are turning to renewable energy after generational reliance on fossil fuels. This uniquely curated panel discussion includes the examination of corporate governance through the lens of public health, climate events and shifting consumer demands in a low-carbon economy. Our experts will discuss how capital allocators and fund managers working to establish industry standards for ESG and how clean energy investments are set to reshape the industry. 

Moderator

  • Tin Tin Sze, Account Executive • SS&C Intralinks

Panelists

  • Jason Cheng, Co-Founder and Managing Partner • Kerogen Capital
  • Isaac Poole, Global Chief Investment Officer, Portfolio Manager, Oreana Portfolio Advisory
  • John McCareins, Managing Executive and Head of APAC • Northern Trust Asset Management
  • Scott Reinhart, Founder and Managing Director • Brawn Capital 
 

NORTH AMERICA – 13 July 2021  •  Live Online

2:00 pm EDT

The Future of Alternatives in North America: Allocators Perspective 

As fixed income continues to underperform, and the equity markets remain volatile, what is the future of alternative investments in 2022 and beyond? How can institutional allocators make the most of some developing opportunities such as, emerging markets and the digital revolution? In this session, hear from some of the region’s most influential allocators as they discuss diversification and the growing role of alternative investments in their portfolios. 

Moderator

  • Meghan McAlpine, Director, Strategy & Product Marketing, Alternative Investments • SS&C Intralinks

Panelists

  • Panayiotis Lambropoulos, Portfolio Manager, Hedge Funds • Employees Retirement System of Texas
  • Sean Bill, Chief Investment Officer • Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
  • David Barcus, Managing Director, Investments • Denison University

3:00 pm EDT

How Data Standardization is Transforming Investment Decision-Making

Data has always been a vital tool for all businesses - decision-making depends on it. With more and more data being created and received from more and more sources than at any time in history, the need for data standardization across all levels of business has never been so important. But what does standardization even look like and how does a large or small corporation begin to even make changes that will be worthwhile and manageable. In this session leading asset managers discuss how data standardization has become crucial to their business and where they started to make real change.

Moderator

  • Noreen Crowe, VP, Product Management • SS&C Intralinks

Panelists

  • Bruce Richards, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer • Marathon Asset Management
  • David Muhlenkamp, Head of Portfolio Operations • Lindsay Goldberg
 

LATIN AMERICA – 10 August 2021  •  Live Online

2:00 pm BRT 

The Future of Alternatives in LATAM: Allocators Perspective

As fixed income continues to underperform, and the equity markets remain volatile, what is the future of alternative investments in 2022 and beyond? How can institutional allocators make the most of some developing opportunities such as, emerging markets and the digital revolution? In this session, hear from some of the region’s most influential allocators as they discuss diversification and the growing role of alternative investments in their portfolios.

Moderator

  • Alessandro Farina, Team Lead, Sales • SS&C Intralinks

Panelists

  • Patricia Alejo, Senior Portfolio Manager • Universidad Javeriana Endowment
  • César Villanueva, Economist, Pension Fund Investment Strategy • INFONAVIT
  • Juan Sebastián Restrepo, Head of Investments • Skandia Colombia
  • Renato Abissamra, Managing Partner • Spectra Investments

3:00 pm BRT

Emerging Markets: Snapshot from a Global Focus on Infrastructure Led Development 

Contrary to established beliefs, several investors were still hesitant to invest in emerging managers a few years ago. How has this changed, and what role is infrastructure set to play?

Moderator

  • Andres Santas, Account Executive • SS&C Intralinks

Panelists

  • Coming Soon!
 

EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA – 1 September 2021 •  Live Online

2:00 pm CET

The Future of Alternatives in EMEA: Allocators Perspective 

As fixed income continues to underperform, and the equity markets remain volatile, what is the future of alternative investments in 2022 and beyond? How can institutional allocators make the most of some developing opportunities such as, emerging markets and the digital revolution? In this session, hear from some of the region’s most influential allocators as they discuss diversification and the growing role of alternative investments in their portfolios. 

Moderator

  • Coming Soon!

Panelists

  • Coming Soon!

3:00 pm CET

ESG Reporting: Tracking Investments Up and Down the Supply Chain 

To keep up with demand, fund managers and corporations are needing to meet higher standards of ESG reporting and benchmarking to satisfy client demands. With ESG investments becoming such an important asset class for institutional and private client investors alike, the need for industry transparency and consistency, has never been higher. In this session our experts discuss their ESG allocations, their plans for the future and how reporting performance is evolving.

Moderator

  • Coming Soon!

Panelists

  • Coming Soon!
 
 

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