CTHFA Q3 Members Meeting: Institutional Investor Roundtable: Why Investors Still Love Hedge Funds
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CTHFA Q3 Members Meeting: Institutional Investor Roundtable: Why Investors Still Love Hedge Funds

Hedge funds have been challenged since 2008 to prove that they are the best of the best and worth the premium fees that many still charge. While the headlines have not been particularly positive, industry assets remain near an all-time high, and big institutional investors such as Harvard University have recently gone on the record to proclaim renewed interest in hedge funds. Join the CTHFA for a panel presentation featuring top hedge fund consultants and allocators as we discuss macro trends,

When: Thursday, September 12, 2019
5:00 PM
Where: 710 Steamboat Road
Greenwich, Connecticut  06830
United States
Contact: Bruce McGuire

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Robert Zellner - Deputy Chief Investment Officer - Senior Partner of Corbin Capital Partners

Robert serves as the Deputy Chief Investment Officer and is a Senior Partner of Corbin Capital Partners, a New York-based independent alternative asset management firm that specializes in multi-strategy and opportunistic credit investing for pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, various other institutional investors, and high net worth clients globally.

As of July 1st, 2019, Corbin has $7.4 billion in assets under management. Rob leads the portfolio construction process for commingled fund of funds products. He is also responsible for research on global macro strategies, and covers corporate and asset-backed credit strategies. Rob is a member of the Investment Committee and the Hedging and Allocation Committee.

Prior to joining Corbin in April 2005, Rob worked with Optima Fund Management in New York as a Vice President of Research focusing on manager research and due diligence for Optima's fund of funds products. Previously, Rob was a Vice President in the Fixed Income Portfolio Analytics Group at BlackRock Financial Management, where he advised on many of their top mortgage banking relationships. Rob graduated from Princeton University, where he received an A.B. in Economics with a Certificate in Political Economy.


Herman Laret - Director, Global Macro, CTA & Multi-Strategy of Titan Advisors

Herman Laret is Director of Titan’s Global Macro, CTA & Multi-Strategy. Previously, he was a managing director at Credit Suisse in global macro product sales, and held positions that included co-head of interest rate sales and treasury product manager.

During his 14 years with the firm, he was on the firm’s Proprietary Fund Investment Committee, responsible for investing the firm’s capital in hedge funds. In addition, Herman was a partner and senior portfolio manager at MKP Capital Management, trading G10 rates products.

He began his career at Salomon Brothers working in M&A in London and as a government bond trader in New York. Herman has a degree in medicine from Leiden University in the Netherlands.


Travis Williamson - Head of Hedge Fund Research for Albourne America

Travis Williamson is a Partner at Albourne America and the Head of Hedge Fund Research. Prior to joining Albourne in 2013, Mr. Williamson was a Senior Markets & Policy Analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York where he focused on furthering the Federal Reserve Systems analysis and interactions with buy-side market participants, with a focus on hedge funds.

Before joining the Federal Reserve Bank of New York Mr. Williamson held roles at Morgan Stanley, Royal Bank of Canada, and DCF Capital.

Mr. Williamson earned an MBA from the University of Connecticut, a degree in Economics from Lafayette College, and holds the CAIA designation.



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