Events

Since 2002, the Mid-Atlantic Hedge Fund Association (MAHFA), has brought Global Industry, Economic and Political Leaders together with its members to discuss current and future topics that impact the hedge fund industry. MAHFA’s archive of Past Events demonstrates that MAHFA has always been in front of the conversation, focusing on issues that challenge and shape the hedge fund industry.

Past Events

Shadow Banking: Regulatory changes generating new opportunities

Tightened lending standards, coupled with a stricter regulatory environment, have curtailed banks’ willingness to extend credit for middle market, private and unrated borrowers. At the same time, the need for growth capital and creative solutions has been increasing. This has created an opportunity for direct-lending funds to fill this void in the market. Please join…

Annual Endowment & Foundation Conference

Topics included:

  • Are Hedge Funds Worth It? We examine the performance of hedge funds, their value in the portfolio and their future.
  • Annual CIO Panel: A look at what some leading Endowment and Foundation investors are doing.
  • Making Your Board More Effective.
  • Update and Trends on the Outsourced CIO Model.
  • Economic and Regulatory Challenges Facing Non-Profits.
  • The “Art” of Giving: A unique look at the trends and gaps between donors and non-profits.
  • From the Trading Room to the Board Room: Leading investment mangers discuss their work on non-profit boards.
  • How Endowments and Foundations Deal with Inflation: Ways to hedge against inflation and protect spending.

MAHFA 2014 Outlook Event – Wednesday, February 19th

MAHFA 2014 Outlook Event Mid-Term Elections, Rising Interest Rates, Global Economy and Geopolitics and how they may impact investing in 2014 and beyond. Please join our distinguished panel as they discuss the opportunities and the roadblocks ahead for 2014. Josh Kaplan, Managing Director, Hedged Strategies, Ascension Health Alliance Mr. Kaplan is responsible for the oversight…

An Insider’s View of China

China Six LLC conducts due-diligence investigations of Chinese companies and executives. The firm’s CEO and President and their researchers each have a decade or more of experience in investigative reporting or due diligence work in China. They specialize in uncovering information that confirms or denies what Chinese companies represent to investors, arming their clients with facts they must have to invest successfully and avoid the financial debacles that have become commonplace in this burgeoning but unforgiving market.

Change or Die: Are Consultants and Fund of Funds Forced to Revamp?

Moderator: Afroz Qadeer
Tapestry Asset Management, LP – Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chief Investment Officer

Afroz Qadeer serves as CEO and co-CIO at Tapestry Asset Management LP (TAM), an investment firm focused primarily on managing customized multi hedge fund programs for institutional clients. TAM is an independent investment management firm with offices in Princeton, NJ, and London. TAM’s team comprises of professionals with significant research, due diligence and portfolio management experience in alternatives. The firm focuses primarily on creating and managing multi hedge fund solutions for institutional investors and has a global approach to implementing investment programs for its clients.

Investing in Europe: Finding the Alpha

Thursday, June 14, 2012 3:30-7 p.m. Panel discussion followed by cocktails Invitation Location: The Union League of Philadelphia 140 South Broad Street Philadelphia, PA Directions: www.unionleague.org Business attire recommended. Our distinguished panel of speakers includes: Russell Clark, Portfolio Manager, Horseman Capital Emanuel Friedman, Chief Executive Officer, EJF Capital LLC Marc Schneider, Managing Director, Avenue Capital…

10th Annual Outlook for Hedge Funds in 2012

Thursday, March 15, 2012 4-7 p.m. Panel discussion followed by cocktails Location: Jasna Polana 4519 Province Line Road Princeton, NJ 08540 Phone: (609) 688.0500 Directions: www.tpcatjasnapolana.com Business attire recommended. Our distinguished panel of speakers includes: Dan GreenhausBTIG LLC, Chief Global Strategist Andrew SchenkelWilliams Inference, LLC, Managing Director and Partner Moderator: Afroz QadeerTapestry Asset Management, LP,…

Opportunities in Hedge Funds: A Conversation with Troy Gayeski

Thursday, February 2, 2012 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Location: Fried Frank 801 17th Street NW Washington, DC Directions / Metro: Farragut West (Blue/Orange lines) MAHFA is providing free admission to this event for Members. Public registration cost is $60. Veteran hedge fund investor Troy Gayeski will discuss some of the top themes he has…

High Net Worth/Private Wealth Conference sponsored by the CFA Society of Philadelphia

Thursday, December 1, 2011 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Conference includes continental breakfast, lunch, and morning and afternoon coffee breaks Invitation Location: The Hub at Cira Centre (adjacent to 30th Street Station) 2929 Arch Street, Mezzanine Level Philadelphia, PA 19104 Directions: www.thehub.com/maps-cira.php MAHFA members may register at the discounted CFA member price. Use the registration…

Investing in Hedge Funds in a Time of Uncertainty
A program for hedge funds and funds of funds; pensions, endowments, foundations, family offices and private investors; and industry service professionals from MAHFA & Philadelphia CFA Society

Thursday, October 6, 2011 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Invitation Event Handout Location: The Hub Cira Centre 2929 Arch Street, Mezzanine Level Philadelphia, PA 19104 Directions: www.thehub.com/maps-cira.php Our distinguished panel of speakers includes: Key Note Speaker: RoddyBoyd Author of Fatal Risk: A Cautionary Tale of AIG’s Corporate Suicide Andrew Brady: Marathon Asset Management, Managing Director…