Sponsors

High-visibility Sponsorship Opportunities Raise Your Firm's Profile In The Alternative Investment Industry

Bermuda Business Development Agency

www.bda.bm

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.

Hedge Connection, Inc.

www.hedgeconnection.com

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.

Maloy Risk Services, Inc.

www.maloyrs.com

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.

Pepper Hamilton LLP

www.pepperlaw.com

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

www.shadmoor.com

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

www.hsmarketing.com

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

www.HFAlert.com

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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

www.finalternatives.com

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.

Hedge Fund Association

www.thehfa.org

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.

Connext Consulting Inc.

www.connextconsulting.com

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.

Lean6Financial

www.lean6financial.com

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

www.global-change.com

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

village.albourne.com

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

www.nyhfr.org

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.

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.