WHFN: Larry Robbins, Glenview Capital
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, and dedicated service providers.
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 3rd event of 2011 features a keynote by Larry Robbins, founder of Glenview Capital. He will discuss his career, the current market environment, and his view of the hedge fund industry. There will be an opportunity for Q&A after prepared remarks.
The event will be held Wednesday, June 15th 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: Keynote by Larry Robbins
7.30pm - close: Networking with food and drinks.
$95/yr Join/Renew Membership.
How to Request an Invitation to Sign Up for the Event?
Membership is limited to those that are both: 1) Wharton undergraduates and/or Wharton MBA's AND 2) employed in the hedge fund space. We do not permit attendance of Wharton alumni who are looking to break into the space. WHFN membership is free of charge. Upon qualification, eligible alumni will be included in WHFN. To request to be included in WHFN, please email firstname.lastname@example.org:
1) your Wharton graduation year(s),
2) a short two-liner about your current activity in the hedge fund space,
3) your professional email address and contact info, and
4) your personal email address to keep in touch throughout your career
Where to Direct Questions and/or Suggestions?
Jewel Huijnen, Two Sigma Investments
Charles Kornblith, JANA Partners
Jason Breemen, Everstone Capital
For more information on the other Affinity Groups of the Wharton Club of New York, please visit the Affinity Groups page.