High-visibility sponsorship opportunities raise your firm's profile in the alternative investment industry.



We are an offshore law firm with around 470 people, including 60 partners, operating from 10 offices around the globe. We advise global public and private companies, financial institutions, and high net worth individuals, working with them and their advisers to achieve practical solutions, whether in a single location or across multiple jurisdictions.

Appleby represents combined ingenuity and talent taken from all of the most significant international offshore financial centres, and is focused on the development of new products and the provision of effective service to its many international clients.

Bermuda Business Development Agency


The Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) encourages direct investment and and helps companies set up operations in Bermuda. A public-private partnership, we connect business to industry professionals, regulatory officials, and key contacts in the Bermuda Government to facilitate jurisdictional decision-making. The agency also helps existing business to grow and flourish on the Island. Our industry focus groups cultivate innovation, explore new regions, and generate strategic initiatives.



The Butterfield Group is a full service community bank and a provider of specialised international financial services.

Our headquarters and largest operations are in Bermuda, where we were established in 1858 as the Island’s first bank, and continue to play an important role in the local economy.

The Butterfield Group offers a full range of community banking services in Bermuda and the Cayman Islands, encompassing retail and corporate banking and treasury activities. In the wealth management area, the group provides private banking, asset management and personal trust services from its headquarters in Bermuda and subsidiary offices in The Bahamas, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Butterfield also provides services to corporate and institutional clients from offices in Bermuda, The Bahamas, the Cayman Islands and Guernsey, which include asset management and corporate trust services. Butterfield is a publicly traded corporation with shares listed on the Bermuda stock exchange. The Bank’s share price is also available on Bloomberg Financial Markets (symbol: NTB).

Our success has been built on a set of fundamental strengths: sound corporate values, a stable customer base, strong capital and liquidity positions and solid core businesses.

Butterfield has earned a reputation for its reliability, integrity, security and confidentiality. The Group is regulated by the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA), which operates in accordance with Basel principles and maintains close contact with regulators in its other jurisdictions of operation.

Gemini Companies


The Gemini Companies have over 30 years of experience in providing comprehensive pooled investment solutions to independent advisors and the investment community. Our services include helping clients bring their own investment vehicles to market and providing full-servicing of mutual funds, hedge funds, exchange-traded funds and other pooled investment products, including distribution services. The Gemini Companies also offer a Managed Account Platform and are a structured product platform sponsor. While meeting the requirements of investors and regulatory bodies, the Gemini Companies offer operational services, which include transparency, uniform operational setup, risk/guideline management and liquidity enhancements.

Hedge Connection, Inc.


Hedge Connection has been helping managers and investors through web-based research, events and advisory work since 2005. Hedge Connection is the first and only internet-based platform that offers hedge funds direct access to a membership of “opt-in” qualified active hedge fund allocators. Investor members join for free and gain access to detailed information on hedge fund members. All members receive invitations to member’s only events and partner discounts. Learn more and Join the Club at http://www.hedgeconnection.com.

Integro Insurance Brokers (formerly Maloy Risk Services)


Maloy Risk Services, Inc, acquired by Integro Insurance Brokers in August 2016, is now Integro’s Asset Management Practice. This practice is led by Managing Principal Richard A. Maloy, Jr., CIC, CRM, and focuses on serving the risk needs of hedge funds; private equity; mutual funds; registered investment advisors; broker dealers; and FinTech industries. With over 20 years of alternative and asset management experience insuring more than 250 clients in the space, the Asset Management team meets the risk protection needs of start-ups, publicly traded multinational entities and everyone in between.

As a sponsor of the Global Fund Forum event for the past three years, Integro is proud to return the expertise and insight of Claudia Ramone, CLCS, to Forum attendees. Ms. Ramone handles risk management analysis and client management, focusing on the hedge fund, private equity, venture capital and technology practice areas. Her insurance specialties include: Professional Liability / E&O; D&O Liability; Fidelity and ERISA Bonds; Employment Practices Liability; Cyber Liability; Representations and Warranties; and Transactional Tax Insurance products specific to the hedge fund, PE, VC and tech industries. Integro is a global specialty insurance brokerage and risk management firm as well as employee benefits consultant, with over 40 offices and 1,100 colleagues across four countries.



KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We have over 174,000 outstanding professionals working together to deliver value in 155 countries. With a worldwide presence, KPMG continues to build on our successes thanks to clear vision, defined values and, above all, our people.

Our industry focus helps KPMG firms’ professionals develop a rich understanding of clients'​ businesses and the insight, skills and resources required to address industry-specific issues and opportunities.

The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such.

Pepper Hamilton LLP


Pepper Hamilton LLP is a multi-practice law firm with more than 500 lawyers. The firm provides corporate, litigation and regulatory legal services to leading businesses, governmental entities, nonprofit organizations and individuals throughout the nation and the world.

Pepper was founded in 1890 in Philadelphia, and has a total of 13 offices, including Boston, Detroit, New York, Washington, DC, Pittsburgh, Berwyn, PA, Harrisburg, PA, Los Angeles, Orange County and Silicon Valley, CA, Princeton, NJ and Wilmington, DE. The firm's major practice areas include corporate and securities law, commercial litigation, pharmaceutical and medical device litigation, construction litigation, intellectual property, financial services, and a wide variety of other commercial, litigation and regulatory legal services.



Shadmoor Advisors LLC ("Shadmoor") is a New York-based operational due diligence consulting firm, founded in March 2014 by Michael V. Merrigan. Shadmoor offers consulting services to both allocators and investment managers with regard to operational due diligence and operational risk best practices.

Media Partners

HS Marketing


Founded in 1994, HS Marketing is dedicated to helping firms in the alternative investment community achieve lasting impressions. We work on a strategic and tactical level to add value, collaborating closely with our clients. Numerous investment managers and service providers have engaged us to provide positioning and branding advice, market insights, message development, corporate identity design, marketing collateral, website solutions, investor relations tools, presentation coaching and niche visibility opportunities.

Asset TV


Asset TV is the leading global online video research channel with the latest reports from investment professionals.

Over 4,000 video reports are available to watch on demand, currently accessed by a global audience of 400,000 Institutions, Consultants, Plan Sponsors, Endowments & Foundations, Wealth Professionals, and Financial Advisors.

In addition to research, Asset TV is used as a valuable source for Continuing Education.

Asset TV is a founding partner of the Bloomberg Professional and Reuters Insider video services – resulting in syndication of Asset TV content to a global audience of 500,000+ institutional users.

Hedge Fund Alert


Get the Fresh Lowdown on Alternative-Investment Activities
Every week, Hedge Fund Alert delivers the early intelligence you need to anticipate money-making openings in the fund-management arena. The newsletter tells you what tight-lipped fund managers don’t want you to know. It also uncovers the secret moves of investors and other industry players. See for yourself -- sign up for a 3-week FREE trial subscription to Hedge Fund Alert. Start your free trial at HFAlert.com, or call 201-659-1700.

Hedge Fund Association


The Hedge Fund Association, HFA, is an International not for profit industry trade and nonpartisan lobbying organization devoted to advancing transparency, development and trust in alternative investments.

Global Change Associates


Global Change Associates Inc. (GCA) was founded in 1991 by Peter C. Fusaro to focus on the convergence of energy and environmental financial markets. Peter is a recognized "thought leader" on energy and environmental markets, and he provides advisory on creating a profitable future for our clients. Thus, GCA's focus is on recognizing opportunities in both sustainable energy and environmental projects for hedge funds, venture capital in clean technology, family office, investment banks and selected energy companies. Our research is cutting edge and customized to meet client needs. We were the first company to publish energy industry reports on Enron in 2001, energy e-commerce in 1999 and on energy hedge funds in 2004. Our intellectual curiosity and our market intelligence are second to none as we have an extensive global network of energy industry experts. We believe in "high tech, high touch" which encompasses the capabilities of the Internet coupled with the importance of human personal contact. If you desire, leading edge insights and knowledge transfer coupled with invaluable market insights, then you may benefit by becoming one of our clients. We deliver profitable results.

Trident Fund Services


Trident Fund Services provides cost-effective back office administration for funds from offices in the Caribbean, North America, Europe, Africa and Asia.

As a Division of the Trident Trust Group ― established in 1978 ― we offer clients more than three decades' experience as a leading provider of administration services to the financial services sector worldwide.

OTC Space


The OTC Space provides high quality insight into the Capital Markets from subject matter experts. We provide the latest news, such as announcements, decisions, regulations, reactions and day by day commentary on the market. We provide analysis and articles, original writing seeking to demystify, explain and provide understanding of the market and provide education on how the market works, the mechanics, infrastructure, products, pricing and processes. The OTC Space is available on-line and in print.

Rocket - The OTC Space Magazine


For the past few years The OTC Space has been publishing articles and news via its website and magazine Rocket, from independent writers and organisations in the heart of the capital markets. Rocket magazine has reached its second anniversary and we thought we’d let you know how to get a downloadable copy entirely free and without registration. Edition 5 can be downloaded from here http://bit.ly/rocket5, scroll down and click on the PDF attachment. All previous editions of rocket are available here (www.theotcspace.com/rocket) and may require registration. The magazine covers a range of topics including regulatory change, market infrastructure, funding and capital economics and everything in between.

You can download ‘Rocket 5’, the 5th edition of The OTC Space magazine, in PDF form by clicking the link above or by visiting: theotcspace.com/2015/11/18/rocket-5-downloadable-pdf-edition

The New York Hedge Fund Roundtable


The Roundtable is a non-profit organization committed to promoting education and best practices in the hedge fund industry. Our membership is comprised of investors, investment managers and other industry professionals who meet regularly to share insights and connect with like-minded colleagues. We host events featuring a wide range of thought-provoking speakers, which provide our members the opportunity to garner useful information and exchange ideas. Our goal is to create a forum for thought leadership where professionals can enhance their skills and network with others committed to advancing the industry along the highest ethical standards.



Hedgeweek is the hedge fund industry’s leading portal on news and topical features = including updates on new fund launches, investment trends, regulatory news and distribution strategies, and a regular series of market surveys and fund manager interviews. Hedgeweek produces a free weekly and a daily newsletter covering essential news and features within the Hedge Fund industry.

ETF Express


ETF Express is the ETF’s industry’s leading portal on news and topical features, including updates on new fund launches, investment trends, regulatory news and distribution strategies, and a regular series of market surveys and product profiles. ETF Express produces a free daily newsletter covering essential news and features within the exchange traded funds industry and a series of special reports.



Institutionalassetmanager is a news and information and fund data service for institutional investors and institutional asset managers focusing on the traditional asset management sector worldwide. Institutionalassetmanager offers a daily newsletter service and a full web site.

Private Equity Wire


Private Equity Wire is the private equity industry’s leading portal on news and topical features, including updates on new fund launches, investment trends, regulatory news and distribution strategies, and a regular series of market surveys and product profiles. Private Equity Wire produces a free daily newsletter covering essential news and features within the private equity industry and a series of special reports.

Property Funds World


Property Funds World is the property fund industry’s leading portal on news and topical features, including updates on new fund launches, investment trends, regulatory news and distribution strategies, and a regular series of market surveys and fund manager interviews. Property Funds World produces a free weekly and a daily newsletter covering essential news and features within the property fund industry as well as an extensive special reports series.



Wealthadviser offers investment fund news and information, research and fund data for wealth advisers and private banks working in the advisory industry around the world. Wealthadviser offers a daily newsletter service and a full web site with fund data designed to help wealth advisers.



Lean6Financial offers marketing, consulting and sales support for emerging managers in the CTA, hedge fund and alternative investment arena. We combine our efforts and experience to assist the portfolio manager build their business, be it a start-up or an established fund, with the proper tools and solutions to meet the demands of the investment community in presenting a well-organized structure and team, in a cost-effective manner. Lean6Financial also offers strategic consulting for the financial services sector focused on cost reduction and operations improvement using proven Lean Six Sigma methodologies and other technological advancements, including real time risk management solutions.

Albourne Village


Albourne Village, a virtual hedge fund community with over 60,000 active residents, is a free and independent website for anyone interested in alternative investments. It incorporates a virtual pub and library to exchange news, views and IP, a job centre, conference centre and School. The Data Farm offers a daily update on key hedge fund indices alongside Albourne Partners’ ‘Weather Forecasts’, which estimate how conducive the prevailing underlying market environment is for a variety of hedge fund trading strategies. The Village is also home to a vast number of established industry contacts.

Don't just join the Village, be the Village.

Sponsorship Opportunities

The Global Fund Forum offers your firm the opportunity to generate tremendous visibility in the alternative investment industry. Our team will work closely with you to ensure that your sponsorship goals and business objectives are met before, during and after the event.

We offer a variety of sponsorships for all budgets. Download our sponsorship brochure for details and call us at (914) 222-9333.