Hedge Fund/Alternative Credit Emerging Manager Forum 2019


Please join K&L Gates and your fellow AIMA members for a day of education and networking regarding the key challenges of launching, growing and investing in emerging hedge fund and alternative credit managers.


5:00 pm - 5:30 pm | Registration

5:30 pm - 6:15 pm | Panel 1 - Institutional Investment in Emerging Manager

  • Why are institutional allocators investing in emerging managers?
  • The role of alts within emerging manager portfolios
  • What advice do allocators have for emerging managers seeking institutional capital?


Anda Bordean, Senior Vice President, Rock Creek Group

Brian Payne, CAIA, Senior Investment Analyst – Diversified Strategies, Teachers’ Retirement System of the State of Illinois

Peter Zakowich, Managing Director, PAAMCO Prisma    


Amy Poster, Managing Principal, Alpha Pacific Strategies


6:15 pm - 7:00 pm | Panel 2 - Making it Big

  • Charting success for emerging managers

Jane Buchan,
CEO & Co-CIO, Martlet Asset Management

Vivian Lau, Managing Partner, One Tusk Investment Partners

Michael Linn, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Compliance Officer, Varadero Capital 



Cary Meer, Partner, K&L Gates


7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Reception


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