AIM Summit 2017

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Apex is sponsoring the AIM Summit which will be held at the St Regis Dubai.

The Alternative Investment Management (“AIM”) Summit connects the world’s most sophisticated investors with thought leader’s innovators and titans of the Alternative Investment Industry. Initially focusing on Hedge Funds, the AIM summit has expanded its scope to include private equity, venture capital, real estate, Infrastructure, Artificial Intelligence, Big/Alternative Data and Crypto Currencies at a time when investors are increasingly dependent on alternative investments to generate returns in an era of low returns.

Glyn Gibbs, Head of Business Development for Apex MENA will be speaking on the “What Happens when Funds Go Wrong” panel at the event.

Date:
8th – 9th November 2017

Time:
8:30am – 4:00pm 8th November
8:30am – 4:20Pm 9th November

Location:
St Regis Al Habtoor City
Dubai

Agenda: 

8 November 2017

  • 8:30 am – 8:55 am: Registration Networking Breakfast, Hosted By Walkers
  • 9:00 am – 9:05 am: Opening Remarks
  • 9:10 am – 9:20 am: Welcome to AIM Summit
  • 9:30 am – 10:00 am: Christof Ruhl

Global Growth: Secular Stagnation or Financial Cycle Drag
Insights into Oil Prices and the Impact on Sovereign Wealth Accumulation
Trends, Research and Opportunity Discovered

  • 10:00 am – 10:45 am: Strategically Timing your Asset Allocations
  • 10:50 am – 11:30 am: Manager Showcase: Majed Kabbara – Fund Exploration
  • 10:50 am – 11:30 am: Private Debt
  • 11:30 am – 11:45 am: Networking Break
  • 11:55 am – 12:40 pm: Ryan Lemand, The Future of MENA
  • 11:55 am – 12:40 pm: Manager Showcase: Liam Robertson
  • 12:50 pm – 1:25 pm: Litigation Financing: Inside the Gavel
  • 1:00 pm – 1:50 pm: Lunch, Presented by HSBC
  • 2:00 pm – 2:40 pm: Alternative Investments: UCITS
  • 2:00 pm – 2:40 pm: Alternative to Alpha – Factorization, Risk Premia, and Indexation
  • 2:40 pm – 3:30 pm: The Benefits Of A Multi Manager Approach & Co-Investment/Direct
  • 2:40 pm – 3:30 pm: Saudi Arabia’s Shifting Sands in Alternative Investments
  • 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm: The Future of Funds – Astor Ballroom

 

9 November 2017

  • 8:30 am – 9:00 am: Networking Breakfast, Hosted by ISAM
  • 9:00 am – 9:40 am: Riding the Wave, the latest research about the managed futures industry.
  • 9:00 am – 9:40 am: Infrastructure Investing Pulling Back the MENA Curtain
  • 9:50 am – 10:20 am: Regional Outlook
  • 10:20 am – 11:00 am: Accelerating Future Growth
  • 10:20 am – 11:00 am: Keynote: Kyle Bass
  • 11:00 am – 11:30 am: The Strategic Advantage of Seeding Funds
  • 11:30 am – 12:10 pm: Global Perspectives, Venture Capital and It’s Culture
  • 11:30 am – 12:10 pm: What Happens when Funds Go Wrong
  • 12:10 pm – 12:55 pm: Artificial Intelligence and the Machine that Learns
  • 1:55 pm – 2:20 pm: Lunch, Hosted by Bhodi Research Group
  • 1:55 pm – 2:20 pm: Alternative Data and it’s Impending Displacement of Traditional Norms
  • 1:55 pm – 2:20 pm: New Age of Lending Debate
  • 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm: Blockchain, a Future with Informational Efficiency
  • 3:20 pm – 3:50 pm: Cryptocurrencies: Diving into a Volatile Pool, and Advantages Over Fiat Currencies
  • 4:00 pm – 4:20 pm        

View full agenda here

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