Absolute Return Symposium 2016

Venue: 10 on the Park
Location: New York
Dates: Wednesday, 17 February 2016 - Wednesday, 17 February 2016

The Absolute Return Symposium attracts elite hedge fund managers and investors from across the globe to New York City for substantive discussion and debate. The Symposium offers incisive and topical content, addressing the overall outlook for the hedge fund industry and financial markets. It also explores the opportunities, challenges and risks across a range of investment strategies. This year's Symposium will be followed in the evening by the annual Absolute Return Awards dinner, during which Americas hedge funds with the best risk-adjusted performance will be recognised. Please note that standard registration to the Symposium does not include attendance to the Absolute Return Awards. To register, contact Piya Malik on + 212 224 3372 / piya.malik@hedgefundintelligence.com

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Bill Ackman will speak at Absolute Return Symposium, which takes place on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 in New York City.


William Ackman, founder, CEO and portfolio manager of $15 billion Pershing Square Capital Management, will engage in a question-and-answer session at the upcoming Absolute Return Symposium on February 17.


Known for taking strong stances in a string of highly publicized activist battles, he has become one of the most prominent and outspoken hedge fund managers in the world. His positions in Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Herbalife and Canadian Pacific are among today's most scrutinized investments. His comments at the Symposium will be off the record.


Ackman joins keynote speakers Doug Haynes, president of Point72 Asset Management, and Carson Block, founder and director of research at Muddy Waters Capital as well as many other leading investors and managers. To view the full list of speakers, click here.


The Symposium attracts more than 350 attendees, and will once again bring together leading and influential managers and investors from across the globe. Past speakers have included such luminaries as Bill Ackman, Cliff Asness, Kyle Bass, John Burbank, Elaine Crocker, James Dinan, Izzy Englander, Mitch Julis, Marc Lasry, Dan Loeb, Eric Mindich, John Paulson, Andy Redleaf, Dinaker Singh, David Shaw, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Peter Thiel and Boaz Weinstein, among many others.


This year's all-day Symposium will be followed in the evening by our annual awards dinner, during which we will honor the Americas hedge funds with the best risk-adjusted performance. Please note that registration to the Symposium does not include attendance to the Absolute Return Awards, unless stated otherwise.



For speaking opportunities, please contact:
Josh Friedlander, Editor
+1 (212) 224-3564


For sponsorship opportunities, please contact:
James Barfield, Head of Sales
+1 (212) 234-3445


To attend the Symposium, please contact:
Piya Malik, Delegate Sales Executive
+1 (212) 224-3372