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Mirae Asset Securities (USA) Inc.


Founded in 1997, Mirae Asset Financial Group, is Korea’s leading non-bank financial services firm.  The group has the ability to provide superior ideas and services to investors around the globe. As of 31 December 2017, Mirae’s asset management businesses had approximately $390BN of total assets under management and its various broker-dealer subsidiaries and affiliates had approximately $7BN in equity capital. We operate in 15 markets and across 5 continents.

The firm is currently involved in a very significant global expansion and diversification effort focused on the investment management industry. Moreover, the firm is reviewing how best to enter the asset allocation business with hedge funds and other professional investment firms in the U.S.

Mirae Asset Securities (USA) Inc. recently entered the prime brokerage, securities lending, repo, correspondent clearing, agency execution, corporate access and foreign research distribution businesses.

Trident Trust - Cocktail Reception Sponsor


Trident Trust is a leading independent corporate, fiduciary and fund administrator, employing over 800 staff across a global footprint that spans Africa, the Americas, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe and the Middle East. We provide a comprehensive range of services to almost 500 hedge funds, private equity funds and real estate funds, with AUM in excess of $35bn. Our clients range from multi-billion dollar funds to mid-market and next generation managers.

Our truly global reach, with a physical presence in the world’s major financial centres and a range of major fund domiciles, enables us to consistently meet the needs of our clients and their investors, wherever they may be.

We take pride in our core values of reliability, responsiveness, attention to detail and personal service, as well as our ability to work in partnership with our clients to develop customised service propositions for them. As an independent Group established 40 years ago, we are dedicated to building lasting client relationships and realise that having a detailed knowledge of our clients' affairs and aims is essential.



Mainstream Group Holdings Limited is a specialist fund administrator for the financial services industry. Our clients are typically fund managers, superannuation trustees, listed companies, family offices and dealer groups.

We are independent and focus solely on third party administration. You can choose to outsource all – or a part - of your fund’s administration to us.

Our speciality is end-to-end administration where you choose the start and end points. We pride ourselves on offering flexible, tailored solutions.

Pepper Hamilton LLP


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.

UMB Fund Services


At UMB Fund Services, we recognize the unique challenges money managers face. Our goal is to leave money managers free to focus on their primary goals: investment performance and growing assets under management.

Having confidence in your back office will enhance your ability to deliver on these goals. Our cutting-edge combination of service, product depth and technology is designed to deliver the unparalleled customer experience…the kind you expect and deserve.

In today’s marketplace, you need more than a provider; you need a partner that recognizes they are a critical part of how you do business and treats your business as if it were their own.

That’s how we do business at UMB Fund Services, and how we deliver on our brand promise…Count on more.

Citrin Cooperman


Citrin Cooperman is among the largest, full-service assurance, tax, and business advisory firms in the United States, having steadily built its business serving a diverse and loyal clientele since 1979. Our daily mission is to help our clients “focus on what counts.” Rooted in our core values, we provide a comprehensive, integrated business approach to traditional services, which includes proactive insights throughout the lifecycle of our clients wherever they do business, across the globe. Citrin Cooperman is an independent firm associated with Moore Stephens International Limited.

Gemini Hedge Fund Services


Gemini Hedge Fund Services, LLC (Gemini Hedge) provides comprehensive fund administration services to hedge funds and a consultative approach to help bring pooled products to market. Gemini Hedge offers extensive experience to fund managers, investment advisors, trading managers, banks, and other fund intermediaries through a fully customizable solution. As a hedge fund administrator designed to provide optimum services from start to finish, we enable financial institutions to meet the demands of investors and the requirements of regulatory bodies. Gemini Hedge offers both depth and breadth of services ranging from middle and back office duties to comprehensive financial reporting and all aspects of investor services.

Baker Tilly


Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP is a full-service accounting and advisory firm whose professionals connect with clients through refreshing candor and clear industry insights. Founded in 1931, we have grown steadily over the years, broadening our service offerings and expanding our geographic presence to meet the needs of our clients. As an independent member of Baker Tilly International, our global reach is strengthened by our connection to a network of 165 independent accounting and advisory firms located in more than 141 countries.

We approach our services by first understanding our client’s goals. We then look at the whole complex picture to understand the implications of decisions and share our insights. Our clients experience added value from working with business advisors who provide a comprehensive range of services within the context of deep industry knowledge. This strong industry and service knowledge coupled with a passion for delivering exceptional client service are the reasons clients choose—and stay—with Baker Tilly.

With offices throughout the midwest and east coast, we are one of the top 15 largest accounting and advisory firms in the US, and consistently recognized as a “best place to work”**. Our culture fosters an environment of true teamwork resulting in high-quality solutions for our clients.

Shadmoor Advisors


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.

M.W. Cornish & Co.


Martin Cornish: Principal MW Cornish & Co. Experienced Partner with a demonstrated history of working in the legal services industry. Strong entrepreneurship professional skilled in Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Real Estate, Venture Capital, Securities, Blockchain, Crypto Currencies, Regulatory and Company/Commercial Law.

Kay Financial Solutions

Advocates in the pursuit of financial literacy and confidence. Delivering an individualized, “bottom-up” client focused approach for business and the individuals who they support. Specialists in the Design and implementation of traditional and non-traditional deferred compensation arrangements for small to larger firms looking to foster and incentivize their human capital. Offering a range of financial services and insurance for groups and single or family applications.

Keystone National Properties


Keystone specializes in the sponsorship and management of real estate investments. Our management team has over 30 years experience in real estate and finance. Our founders have specialized experience in tax deferral and other tax incentivized real estate transactions.

Media Partners

Hedge Fund Association


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.

Hedge Fund Alert


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Albourne Village


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.