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  • DCIO Market Summit - Registration Discount For Seeking Alpha Readers

    Financial Research Associates' 7th Annual Opportunities in the DCIO Market, taking place January 14-15, 2014 at The Harvard Club of Boston, will provide the latest trends, updates and information surrounding the defined contribution investment-only industry today!

    *Seeking Alpha readers are entitled to a 10% registration discount. Mention Code FMP134 during registration to enjoy this offer. For more information and to register, contact Whitney Betts at 704-341-2445 or wbetts@frallc.com

    Topics at a Glance:

    1. Where to find opportunities in the target date space
    2. Shifting trends in distribution channels
    3. How the fee disclosure regulations have affected DCIO
    4. What regulators have their sights on next
    5. A closer look at how DC plan structures are changing
    6. Best practices for managing an effective sales and support team
    7. The growing use of alternatives in DC plans
    8. Why brand recognition and value-add services are important to your distribution strategy
    9. How the issue of retirement income is being addressed

    For details and registration information, click: http://www.frallc.com/pdf/B895.pdf

    7th Annual Opportunities in the DCIO Market

    Nov 19 11:35 AM | Link | Comment!
  • Hedge Fund Operational Due Diligence Forum - Registration Discount For Seeking Alpha Readers

    Financial Research Associates' Hedge Fund Operational Due Diligence Forum, taking place October 22-23, 2013 in New York, is designed for investors from pension funds, foundations & endowments, fund of funds and hedge fund managing partners and operations officers.

    *Seeking Alpha readers are entitled to a 10% registration discount. Mention FMP134 during registration to enjoy this offer. For more information, contact Whitney Betts at 704-341-2445 or wbetts@frallc.com

    Hedge Fund Operational Due Diligence Forum

    Top Reasons to Attend:

    • Gain insights into the role of hedge fund investing in global capital markets expansion
    • Capitalize on the strategies and approaches ODD experts have developed for the on-site visit, find out how much hard-to-get information you can mine
    • Discover possibilities in partnering with emerging funds to maximize returns and success
    • Uncover what other investors are negotiating for and getting in agreements and understand the ins and outs of fund documents
    • Evaluate governance structures favored by experts
    • Assess how the industry is managing compliance demands
    • Refine your perspective on valuation and its attendant risks
    • Gauge the integrity of your counterparty risk management
    • Know what to look out for in your funds' service provider relationships
    • Understand what drives vetoes and redemptions for seasoned investors

    For details and registration information, click: http://www.frallc.com/pdf/B886.pdf

    Sep 16 4:49 PM | Link | Comment!
  • Global Alpha Forum - Registration Discount For Seeking Alpha Readers

    The 5th Annual Global Alpha Forum, taking place September 10-11, 2013 in New York, is designed by investors, for investors, to assist in their search for global alpha. Created in 2007, the Forum strives to cover topics and showcase strategies that are vital to investors.

    You'll hear directly from leading institutional investors, strategists and innovative money managers about new and exciting ways to boost alpha in your portfolio. We'll discuss strategic issues such as pension de-risking, and explore various investment opportunities in-depth as well.

    Through dynamic panel discussions and cases studies, our renowned speaking faculty will make your experience at Global Alpha pay off for years to come.

    All Seeking Alpha readers are eligible for a 10% discount when registering for the 5th Annual Global Alpha Forum. Mention Priority Code FMP134 during registration to enjoy this offer.

    For more information and to register, contact Kathie Eberhard at 704-341-2439 or keberhard@globalalphaforum.com.

    5th Annual Global Alpha Forum

    Important Topics of Interest Include:

    • Long-Term Asset Allocation Trends: Risk Allocation vs. Strategic Asset Allocation
    • Investors Speak -Out on their Objectives, Expectations, Investment Style, & Risk Strategies
    • Dissecting the Pros & Cons of Liquid Alternatives for Your Portfolio
    • Hedge Fund Double Digit Expectations with Single Digit Returns: Managing Investor Expectations
    • How Hedge Fund Investors Cope with AUM, Redemption Terms, Lock Ups, & Fees
    • Custom Fund of Funds & Multi-Strategies: Examining the Next Generation of Customized Investment Strategies for Investors
    • Chasing Growth Yet Circumventing Inflation through Real Assets
    • How Should Investors Approach Real Estate Investing in Today's Market: Optimal Buying Opportunity or Still a Long Road Ahead
    • Alternatives as the New Active
    • Credit Strategies in a Low Yield Environment: Where are the Opportunities Now?
    • Examining Risk, Return, Volatility, & Liquidity for Emerging & Frontier Markets
    • Volatility Risk Premia and Exchange Rate Predictability
    • Examining the Future of Secondary Markets for Alternatives
    • Emerging Managers: Finding A Fruitful Harvest of Managers

    Click here to view the full agenda.

    Jul 31 2:14 PM | Link | Comment!
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