WHFN: An Allocator's Perspective
WHFN Organizing Committee
What is the Wharton Hedge Fund Network?
The Wharton Hedge Fund Network (WHFN) was founded in 2005 as an Affinity Group of the Wharton Club of New York (WCNY). The group aims to bring together Wharton alumni active in the greater hedge fund community, which includes professionals working at hedge funds, hedge fund allocators, prime brokers, lawyers, accountants, and other service providers active in the hedge fund space.
Events are by invitation only and limited to Wharton undergraduates and/or Wharton MBA's who are employed in the hedge fund space. For more information on WHFN and past events, please visit the Wharton Hedge Fund Network page.
What is the Next Event?
The 6th event this year (and 23rd since inception) features keynote speaker Bill Lawrence, Chairman, CEO & Chief Investment Officer of Fund of Hedge Funds Meridian Capital Partners.
The event will be held Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at a Midtown location. (The exact location will be communicated shortly after signing up.) We will not be able to permit walk-ins, replacements or guests.
The itinerary is:
6.00 - 6.40pm: Registration with food and drinks,
6.40 - 6.45pm: Opening remarks and welcome,
6.45 - 7.30pm: Bill Lawrence, Meridian Capital Partners,
7.30 - close: Networking with food and drinks.
$50 for WHFN members (WHFN membership is free of charge and solely based on eligibility)
$20 for WHFN members who pay WCNY membership dues (WCNY basic membership costs $95/yr at Join/Renew Membership.
How to Request an Invitation to Sign Up for the Event?
Please send us at email@example.com: 1) your Wharton graduation year(s), 2) a short two-liner about your current activity in the hedge fund space, 3) your professional contact information, and 4) your personal email address to keep in touch throughout your career. Those that qualify for WHFN will receive an invitation to sign up for the event.
Where to Direct Questions and/or Suggestions?
Jewel Huijnen, J.P. Morgan Alternative Asset Management
Charles Kornblith, Spencer Capital Management
Jason Breemen, Future Capital Holdings
For more information on the other Affinity Groups of the Wharton Club of New York, please visit the Affinity Groups page.