WHFN: 40 Act Funds in the Hedge Fund Industry

Affinity Group
47th event

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?
Our 1st event of 2014 features a panel on the 1940 Act alternatives market, one of the most important new developments within the hedge fund industry. Our panel will walk through the history of the 40 Act fund industry, the current landscape, the ecosystem of players, and considerations for hedge funds contemplating participation in the market. There will be an opportunity for Q&A.

Our panel includes:
• Michael Shaoul, Chairman & CEO of Marketfield, New York, NY
• Gideon King, CEO & CIO, Loeb King Capital Management, New York, NY
• Paresh Shah, Vice President, Neuberger Berman, New York, NY
• Anurag Bhardwaj, Managing Director, Barclays Capital Solutions, New York, NY 

The itinerary is:
6.00 - 6.25pm: Registration with food and drinks,
6.25 - 6.30pm: Opening remarks and welcome,
6.30 - 7.30pm: 40 Act Funds in the Hedge Fund Industry panel
7.30pm - close: Networking with food and drinks

$95/yr Join/Renew Membership

How to Request an Invitation to Sign Up for the Event?
Please send us at whfn@whartonny.com: 1) your Wharton graduation year(s), 2) a short two-liner about your 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, Two Sigma Investments
Charles Kornblith, JANA Partners
Victor Bonilla, Crescendo Partners
Matthew Barbas, Adakin Capital

For more information on the other Affinity Groups of the Wharton Club of New York, please visit the Affinity Groups page.