A packed programme for the eighth EuroHedge Summit, to be
held in Paris on 4-5 May, is now complete – bringing
together many of the hedge fund industry’s top
managers and investors for Europe’s leading annual
hedge fund event.
A number of new speakers and sessions have recently been
added to the agenda and delegate registrations are running at
record levels, with a high-capacity and high-level crowd of
senior hedge fund industry executives due to attend the Summit
in two weeks time at its traditional venue at Le Palais de la
Bourse in the heart of the French capital.
Newly added to the agenda are five extra stream sessions
– on the outlook for the financial sector; on
capital-raising in the current climate; on commodity and
currency strategies; on post-crisis investor requirements; and
on the impact of regulatory changes in the US and Europe
– as well as an additional main panel session on
Investor Due Diligence.
The financials sector session features Johnny de la Hey of
Toscafund, Django Davidson of Algebris, Robert Mumby of Jupiter
and Philippe Kellerhals of Cairn Capital – while the
panel on currencies and commodities comprises Alan Eisner of
Millennium Global, James Gutman of Armajaro, Tony Hall of Duet
and Patrik Safvenblad of Harmonic.
Speaking on capital-raising will be Peter Mayer of
Blackstone affiliate Park Hill and ex-TCI IR head Rahul Moodgal
of Parvus/Methodology, as well as seeders Philippe Paquet of
Paris-based NewAlpha and Jerome Tielman of Amsterdam-based and
And discussing the wave of new global financial regulation
with Jiri Krol of AIMA will be experienced lawyers Martin
Cornish of K&L Gates and Leonard Ng of Sidley & Austin
as well as well-known industry figure and inaugural AIMA
chairman Ian Morley.
James Bigglestone of Albourne and Philippe Gougenheim of
Unigestion join Martin Pabari of CQS and David Yim of KPMG on
the operational/counterparty risk session – while a
session held in French on the post-crisis needs of big
institutional investors will feature Alex Trichot of Winton and
Laurent Leclerq of Advent, together with Olivier Portal of
Credit Agricole Assurances and Vianney Dubois of Morningstar
Further expanding the investor-driven content at this
year’s event will be a newly-added main panel
session on Due Diligence comprising Nathanael Benzaken of
Lyxor, Eric Bissonnier of EIM, Mark Geene of Dutch pension fund
group PGGM and Jerome Lussan of Laven – in a session
moderated by Stephen Oxley of PAAMCO.
The panel discussion on Credit and Distressed Investing will
also be moderated by an expert investor, in the shape of
Patrick Brennan of Schroders NewFinance Capital, while other
recent additions to the main panel sessions include Jim Conklin
of FX Concepts on Macro, Tim Gascoigne of HSBC on Investors,
Fabrice Seiman of Lutetia Capital on Event-Driven and Jochen
Wermuth of Wermuth Asset Management on Emerging Markets.
The EuroHedge Summit will bring together senior
representatives from all sides of the industry to discuss the
key issues, challenges and opportunities facing all those
involved with hedge funds under the title of 'Strategies for a
New World’. More than 850 high-level hedge fund
industry executives are expected to attend the event, primarily
investors and managers.
As previously announced, the three keynote speakers at this
year’s Summit are Colm O’Shea, the
founder of global macro fund COMAC Capital; Lee Robinson,
co-founder of $1 billion multi-strategy group Trafalgar Asset
Managers; and Tim Tacchi, the founder of $18 billion firm TT
International and one of the pioneers of the hedge fund
industry in Europe.
Among numerous other top-level managers and investors
participating in panel discussions over the two days will be
Manny Roman of Man GLG, Paul Ruddock of Lansdowne, Klaus Jantti
of Brummer, Peter Harrison of RWC, Gavyn Davies of Fulcrum,
Alexandre Col of Edmond de Rothschild, Luigi Buttiglione of
Brevan Howard, Tim Bond of Odey, Kathryn Graham of BT Pension,
Christopher Fawcett of Fauchier and Omar Kodmani of Permal.
To view the full programme, please visit our website at www.eurohedgesummit.com.
To register to attend, delegates should book online at www.eurohedgesummit.com,
or call our events team on 44 (0) 207 779 8999.