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

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.

Concept Capital Markets, LLC


Concept Capital Markets, LLC offers a comprehensive suite of brokerage and related services that provide traditional and alternative investment managers with solutions that are customizable and scalable. The firm was built by former investment managers to serve hedge fund managers, managed account platforms, institutional investors, family offices, and registered investment advisers with turnkey solutions designed to free its clients to focus on their core competencies. Our offering features world-class custody and clearing options, multi asset class capabilities, leading execution and order management systems, a seasoned execution desk, a range of financing options, a highly professional operations and customer support team, comprehensive portfolio reporting capabilities, and capital introduction.

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.



Lumentus provides effective and elegant reputation and brand management solutions for financial services companies. Senior management blends real-world business experience running public and private companies, with journalistic, public relations and advertising skills to leverage leading-edge technology savvy and ensure its clients’ digital front door to the world – Google and other search engines – makes the best introduction to their clients, investors, employees and other stakeholders.

Lumentus is steeped in experience in assessing digital risks and opportunities and in creating or optimizing content that puts forward the perception you choose, not one distorted through the lens of rivals, opponents or unintentional mistakes. A digital crisis may already be swirling and only through professional management can you ensure that your image is protected and projected.

Grassi & Co.


Grassi & Co. is New York City based CPA and consulting firm with international capabilities through Moore Stephens International. The Firm’s Financial Services Practice specializes in accounting, auditing, tax, technology, and consulting services and serves clients throughout the New York metro area, including Manhattan, Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania, as well as clients across the country and around the world. Grassi & Co. is ranked the 75th largest firms in the U.S. and among the 18th largest firms in the New York City. Grassi serves over 250 financial services clients spanning investment entities of all types, including investment partnerships, broker dealers and registered investment advisers and is a PCAOB registered and inspected firm. Please visit http://www.grassicpas.com for more information.

Grassi Fund Administration Services, Inc.


Grassi Fund Administration Services, Inc. (“GFAS”) is a New York City based firm that offers services that provide complete administration of all operational fund functions. By partnering with clients, the GFAS Team is able to assist in building profitable and compliant funds as well as takes an active role in the development and implementation of processes and procedures that result in a more efficient operational structure. GFAS serves over 200 funds and is ranked among the top administrators based on Assets under Administration (AuA) by HFMWeek. Please visit http://www.grassicpas.com/gfas for more information.

Maloy Risk Services, Inc.


Maloy Risk Services, Inc., a fifth generation operated specialty insurance brokerage, places property and casualty coverage for Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Life Science and Technology firms. In business since 1872 in New York and Princeton, Maloy has created a Directors and Officers/Professional Liability product specific for the hedge fund industry. This product is the amalgamation of fifteen years of policy negotiation to create the most cutting edge products for our clients. Due to our sector strengths and specialization we are underwriting the risks setting the terms and pricing on behalf of an A rated AM Best insurer. This is an exclusive arrangement for Maloy and unique to the hedge fund underwriting world; an operation that brings front line brokerage services as well as the product. We currently insure over 150 hedge funds ranging from the newly launched to $20B under management.

Ned Davis Research Group


Founded in 1980, Ned Davis Research Group is a leading independent research firm with over 1,100 institutional clients in over three dozen countries. With a range of products and services utilizing a 360 degree methodology, we deliver award-winning solutions to the world's leading investment management companies. Our clients include professionals from global investment firms, banks, insurance companies, mutual funds, hedge funds, pension and endowment funds, and registered investment advisors.



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.

Hedge Fund Alert


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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.



FINalternatives, a division of The Alpha Pages is the premier, independent source for news on the alternative investment industry. The seasoned reporters at FINalternatives bring readers the latest news and information from the hedge fund, private equity and CTA communities—bringing clarity to this opaque corner of the investment universe.

Richey May


Founded in 1985, Richey May provides assurance, tax and business advisory services to clients throughout the Denver metropolitan area and the United States. The firm specializes in the financial services, alternative investment, mortgage banking, and real estate industries, and offers a wide range of tailored solutions to meet the needs of successful privately-held companies and their owners.

Hub Culture


We are a global collaboration platform.
Our mission to expand collective consciousness is driven by a blend of tools for knowledge sharing with Pavilions for meeting and connecting.
All powered by a digital currency Ven.

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.



HedgeCoVest is the only all access hedge fund platform in the world to allow investors to automatically sync their brokerage accounts with actual hedge funds, in real time.

Connext Consulting Inc.


Connext Consulting Inc. is a strategic business development advisory firm that delivers tangible results. We transform businesses into world-class organizations by connecting our clients to their next opportunity, making synergistic introductions, creating unique marketing platforms and enhancing brand visibility. Our comprehensive suite of customized services include: business development, marketing, events and public relations. Together we build solutions that ensure long-term growth and success.

100 Women in Hedge Funds


100WHF is a global, practitioner-driven non-profit organization serving over 12,000 alternative investment management investors and professionals through educational, professional leverage and philanthropic initiatives.



Specialising in hedge fund databases covering North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America, Eurekahedge’s alternative asset funds databases are the most complete and precise with indices updated by an average of 96% by month-end. The tracking of over 220 data points – more than any competitor – makes analysis of managers’ performances easier on our clients which include, but are not limited to, family offices, endowments & trusts, pension funds, funds of hedge funds, sovereign wealth funds, private banks, advisors and service providers to the industry.



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.

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.

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.

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.

Alternative Assets


The Alternative Asset Summit is the industry’s only Allocator Waived Registration event designed for the Industry Professional as collaboratively structured by Industry Professionals. The annual fall event is uniquely collaboratively structured, investor heavy and service provider light. Experientially, the Summit is a designed for the Industry Professional to efficiently accomplish their annual informational and networking needs. As attendees are predominantly Investors, Managers and only a select amount of only the most expert of Service Providers in their respective fields, the Alternative Asset Summit is unique in that it brings together the highest concentration of leading hedge fund managers and institutional investors to one venue. Given the smaller and selective attendance comprised largely of friends and friends of friends, the Summit generates 3 days of hyper-networking and concentrated open and insightful discussions generating more take-aways than larger, less personalized service provider heavy conferences.

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.