Sponsors

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

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.

Concept Capital Markets, LLC

www.conceptcapital.com

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.

Grassi & Co.

www.grassicpas.com

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.

www.grassicpas.com

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.

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.

Media Sponsors

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.

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.

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.