Event Date/Time: May 02, 2007 End Date/Time: May 04, 2007
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Institutional investors are finding it increasingly difficult to reach their long-term liability-driven investment goals due in large part to less-than-stellar returns from traditional investments. It has become necessity for them to search for other sources of alpha in order to enhance returns and meet their obligations. Therefore, finding and maximizing alpha in a diversified portfolio has become the Holy Grail institutional investors are now seeking to obtain.

Industry experts from around the globe will convene for three days in Lisbon to piece together a road map for maximizing alpha in an institutional portfolio. The event will explore the multitude of strategies incorporated by savvy institutional investors for generating alpha through hedge funds and other alternative investments, portable alpha approaches, and across a wide spectrum of asset classes. Investors will share their methods for selecting and identifying the most talented managers, and there will be a thorough discussion of risk assessment and mitigation, fee structures, and avoiding common investment pitfalls. Light will be shed on the methodologies and strategies utilized to implement a strategic and tactical asset allocation plan. A clear picture of how to move closer to the ideal alpha generating portfolio should emerge from the lively discussions and interactive panels given by a range of industry experts.


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