Event Date/Time: Feb 18, 2008
End Date/Time: Feb 20, 2008
With returns from traditional markets expected to remain low institutional investors are diversifying into alternative assets to achieve superior returns and reduce risk. Today, most investors have already made allocations into alternatives such as hedge funds, private equity, commodities and are in search for emerging trends and new strategies. In the MENA region investors are increasingly aware that the time for seeking alternative investments is now of critical importance in order to secure safety through portfolio diversification leveraging them for maximum return and minimum risk.
In the quest for new alternative strategies and opportunities marcus evans provides a unique forum for institutional investors in the MENA region to meet with leading service providers in the alternatives community. The Middle East Alternative Investments Summit 2008 provides premium global asset managers and specialists to present their products directly to the key decision makers and gate keepers of this immense market.
Key topics for 2008 event:
Global Perspectives – Navigating the investments landscape with alternative strategies
Industry Outlook – Looking at current trends and visionary projections to anticipate the future of alternative investments
Alternative Investment Strategies – Analysing the array of alternative strategy segments in relation to the accompanied risks, returns and region-related characteristics
Asset Allocation – Analysing a tailored alternative asset allocation strategy to effectively diversify your portfolio for an optimal risk and return solution
Hedge Funds – Profiting from efficiently reallocating capital, reducing overall portfolio volatility and achieving superior returns
Private Equity – Exploring the diverse developments and growing opportunities in Islamic private equity investing
Real Estate – Identifying the potential of real estate in relation to contemporary investment movements, established strategies and future developments
Islamic Finance – Aligning Islamic finance with alternative investments to reveal new profit opportunities
Compliance and Regulations – Successfully implementing compliant alternative investments