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Commodities Foreign Exchange & Commodity Summit 2007 19-21 March, 2007 - Chicago, USA
This unprecedented event will gather top industry leaders worldwide in Foreign Exchange and Commodities to discuss, explore and educate institutional investors on the intricacies, merits, and applications of both asset classes.

Leading professionals in the foreign exchange and commodity space will answer, debate and explain topics presented to them by panels of institutional investors and consultants. This dynamic format will tackle essential issues and topics which matter to investors, thereby bringing a clearer understanding to the asset classes.

All topics will be presented to speakers by panels of Institutional Investors and consultants, creating a direct yet intimate roundtable environment. Each panel will have time allotted for delegate question and answer.

Hilary Till, Research Associate with the EDHEC Risk and Asset Management Research Centre and Principal, Premia Capital Management, LLC, will be making a presentation at the event entitled, "Term Structure Properties of Commodity Investments".

Why you should attend:

Managers:
  • Hear top industry leaders answer and tackle questions and topics which matter to investors
  • Find out what funds of funds are doing in the FX and commodities space
  • Find out what consultants look for in a manager or fund
  • Learn what strategies are being employed by managers to manage risk
  • Hear what public and corporate pensions think about FX and commodities and how they are involved
  • Learn how central banks manage reserves
  • Timing investment allocations and securing long term prospects in Commodities and FX
Investors:
  • Why Currencies and Commodities have a low correlation to other markets
  • Are funds of funds which invest in these asset classes achieving the expectations of investors?
  • How have single hedge funds performed in relation to funds of funds?
  • The increasing role of public/private pensions in Foreign Exchange
  • Measuring returns relative to pension fund capital at risk
  • Historical return outlook from currency and Commodity management
  • FX multi-manager platforms, how do they work?
  • Implementing a commodity and FX strategy for an Endowment fund
  • Is there an advantage gained by public funds when they diversifying a portfolio with commodities and FX?
Service Providers:
  • Meet potential clients and create brand equity
  • Showcase your products and services to a targeted audience of decision makers
  • Leverage the wide-range of multi-media marketing and cross-promotional opportunities available to you as an event partner
Event Details
  When   Between 19/03/2007 08:30 AM and 21/03/2007 05:00 PM
Where   160 East Pearson St. at Water Tower Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Contact Details
  Name   Opal Financial Group
Phone   +1 212-532-9898 # 270
 
Attachments
  "Term Structure Properties of Commodity Investments" presentation, Hilary Till