Alternative Investment - December 17, 2009

Line-up completed for the EDHEC-Risk Alternative Investment Days

The final programme has been confirmed for the EDHEC-Risk Alternative Investment Days, which will be taking place at The Brewery in London on February 8 and 9 next. The support of a number of business partners is helping to make this event the flagship conference for alternative investment in Europe. The conference aims to present the applied research conducted by EDHEC-Risk Institute and to discuss the results with the institutional investor and fund manager communities.

The full list of event sponsors is as follows:

Global Event Partner

  • Crédit Agricole Structured Asset Management (CASAM)

Gold Sponsors

  • Deutsche Bank
  • Lyxor Asset Management
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers

Silver Sponsors

  • Caceis Investor Services
  • Markov Processes International (MPI)
  • State Street


  • AlternativeSoft
  • BNY Mellon
  • FinAnalytica
  • LCF Edmond de Rothschild
  • Prime Fund Solutions
  • Société Générale Securities Services

The theme of this year's Hedge Fund Roundtable, in partnership with CNBC and the International Herald Tribune, will be "Are the new initiatives to regulate the hedge fund industry an appropriate answer to the financial crisis?".

The distinguished line-up for this roundtable includes:

  • Andrew Baker, Chief Executive Officer, AIMA
  • Ugo Bassi, Head of Unit, Asset Management, European Commission
  • Antonio Borges, Chairman, Hedge Fund Standards Board
  • Ana Haurie, Chief Executive Officer, Dexion Capital
  • Lars Rohde, Chief Executive Officer, ATP
  • Dan Waters, Director Retail Policy & Conduct Risk and Asset Management Sector Leader, FSA

The roundtable will be moderated by

  • Anna Edwards, CNBC

Other institutional investment and industry experts participating at the EDHEC-Risk Alternative Investment Days 2010:

  • Theo Jeurissen, Chief Investment Officer, PMT
  • Fons Lute, Managing Director, Alternative Strategies, PGGM
  • Roger Gray, Chief Investment Officer, Universities Superannuation Scheme
  • Timo Ritakallio, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company
  • Ole Beier Sorensen, Chief of Department, Analysis, Strategy and SRI, ATP
  • Penny Shepherd, Chief Executive, UKSIF
  • Neil Brown, Trustee Director, Credit Suisse UK Pension Schemes
  • Michael Markov, Chief Executive Officer, Markov Processes International
  • Benjamin Bowler, Global Head of Equity Derivatives Research, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Jordan Drachman, Director and Head of Research, Alternative Beta Strategies Group, Credit Suisse
  • Pierre Laroche, Head of Research & Development Department, Innocap
  • Bastiaan Peeters, Managing Director, Structured Investment Strategies, ING Investment Management
  • Jean-Marc Eyssautier, Chief Risk and Compliance Officer, CACEIS
  • James Skeggs, Manager, Quantitative Analysis & Statistical Reporting, Prime Brokerage Group, Newedge Group
  • Thomas Weber, Head of Investment, LGT Capital Partners

To register for the conference, please refer to the official conference page here.

For any further information, please contact Melanie Ruiz or Vania Schleef at EAID2010@edhec-risk.com or by telephone: +33(0)4 93 18 78 19 (37).

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