WEBCAST

Hedge fund managers take center stage in 2021

Christopher W. Mears

Christopher W. Mears

Audit Partner/Audit NYFS – Asset Management, KPMG US

+1 973-315-2315

Seth Factor

Seth Factor

Partner, Tax, KPMG US

+1 212-954-6360

John Budzyna

John Budzyna

Managing Director, Alternative Investments, KPMG US

+1 212-954-3079

A national forum for emerging managers

Join KPMG for an important webcast for emerging managers in the hedge fund industry. The webcast will provide valuable insights from leading industry practitioners and professionals on why firms are accelerating their development strategies, as well as key issues that start-up investment firms need to consider. Core topics include:

  • Overview/state of the industry
  • Investment opportunities and infrastructure advances driving the new wave of hedge fund startups – John Budzyna, Managing Director, KPMG Alternative Investments practice
  • Business operating models
  • How today’s emerging managers are availing themselves of new technologies and a robust ecosystem to create efficient operating models  – with Katherine Ladd, Vice President, Morgan Stanley, and Richard Gannalo, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, 1543 Capital.  Moderated by Christopher Mears, National Sector Leader, KPMG Hedge Fund Audit Practice
  • Structuring issues
  • Analysis of the strategic legal and tax structuring opportunities that help form the ideal foundation for future growth and success – with Eileen Overbaugh, Partner, Lowenstein Sandler, and Owen Schmidt, Partner, Schulte Roth & Zabel. Moderated by Seth Factor, Lead Tax Partner of the KPMG Emerging Manager Platform
  • Capital allocation considerations
  • Perspectives on raising capital in a remote world: How emerging managers can optimize their investor relations strategies – Featuring Michael Pierog, Managing Director and Head of the Strategic Alliance Fund Group, Blackstone; Joseph Fisher, Partner, KPMG Asset Management practice; and other industry panelists.