LEVERAGING THE INTELLECT OF OUR COMMUNITY

APRIL 5, 2017 AT 10 ON THE PARK, NEW YORK CITY

Sponsors

Trident Trust - Cocktail Reception Sponsor

www.tridenttrust.com

We are the leading independent provider of corporate, trust and fund services to the financial services sector worldwide.

Our clients include more than half of the world’s largest banks and brokerage firms, leading law and accounting firms and high net-worth individuals and their families.

With 34 offices in 24 jurisdictions we are among the largest organisations in our industry, offering clients access to a range of services that extends from traditional corporate domicile representation to the administration of complex trust and fund structures. Our global footprint ensures that we service our client base across the world’s time zones.

Our professional personnel are widely recognised for their ability to work cooperatively with advisors and their clients and to support them through their practical knowledge and extensive experience.

Ritaway Investment Group

ritaway.com

Ritaway Investment Group is a private equity firm that assembles a network of credited individuals. They have committed their efforts to buying businesses in the mid-west. They focus on investing in leading manufacturing, retail and service companies in all different markets.

Pepper Hamilton LLP

www.pepperlaw.com

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.

Gemini Hedge Fund Services

www.geminihedge.com

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.

BW Cyber Services

www.bwcyberservices.com

BW Cyber Services provides tailored cyber security solutions for NFA Members, hedge fund advisers, board of directors and family offices. Our approach to this demanding new world of Cyber Security compliance: “Complexity Simplified”.

BW Simplicity
• Assess your “As-Is” IT environment based on industry standard controls
• Identify and prioritize threats to your organization
• Teach your team how to identify and address critical third-party risks
• Provide follow-on support to further remediate cyber risks

Helping NFA Members with ISSP Complexity
• NFA guidance
• Overview of cyber security landscape
• NIST framework and supporting IT controls
• Risk analysis and prioritization of threats
• Cyber security training
• Third-party risk assessment

We also advise clients on PII risks, penetration and vulnerability testing, compromise assessments, managed security services, cyber incident response and management planning, forensics, cyber security insurance advice, and specialized cyber legal services. In addition, we advise clients on addressing cyber security related questions from investors performing operational due diligence.

Telsey Advisory Group

www.telseygroup.com

Telsey Advisory Group (TAG) is a leading research, trading, banking, and consulting brokerage firm focused on the consumer sector.

With our long-standing history of evaluating and assessing the consumer market, TAG provides our clients the detailed analysis and market context that is necessary to make strategic and investment decisions. Our focus sectors include: apparel, footwear, media, gaming, lodging, restaurants, and retail. Our comprehensive view of the consumer and full-service capabilities meet the broad needs of our clients.

Kerns Capital Management

www.kcmtx.com

Kerns Capital Management was founded by in 1996 to provide fiduciary investment services to 401k retirement plan sponsors, including oversight and investment management. This attention to prudence and our appreciation for the wealth devastation of bear markets has guided us in our evolution and in our development of product designed to help investors grow … and protect … their wealth.

TrimTabs Asset Management

www.trimtabsfunds.com

TrimTabs Asset Management is a money management firm focused on alpha-orientated strategies. Our methodology is informed by TrimTabs Investment Research’s 25 years of experience delivering proprietary research, as well as conducting groundbreaking real-time analysis of equity market liquidity, free cash flow, and macroeconomic trends.

Titan Advisors

www.titanadvisors.com

Titan Advisors, LLC is an experienced asset management and advisory firm focused exclusively on hedge funds. Our funds of hedge funds consist of diversified portfolios of nimble, opportunistic managers who share our goal of generating attractive returns independent of the major indices.

Opportunity Network

www.opportunitynetwork.com

Opportunity Network is a business matchmaking platform that enables deal makers and investors to share and connect to business opportunities worldwide.

Manole Capital Management

www.manolecapital.com

Manole Capital was started in February 2015 by Warren Fisher, CFA. Based in Tampa, FL, Manole manages several concentrated, US equity portfolios. Over the course of his career, Warren Fisher has developed a unique investment philosophy. This investment style is built off of over 20 years of experience at Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Fortress Investments, specifically covering the Financial and Technology sectors.

Media Partners

Hedge Fund Alert

www.HFAlert.com

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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.