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The new online GaimPlan magazine for the Gaim conference is now live! 

Launched ahead of Gaim 2014 in Monaco, 16-18 June, GaimPlan features articles and previews from a selection of Gaim speakers including:

  • Ian Bremmer, President, Eurasia Group
  • Eric Sprott, CEO & Senior Portfolio Manager, Sprott Assett Management
  • Dr. Michael Hasenstab, Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Global Bonds for Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group
  • David Miller, Executive Director, Quilter Cheviot Investment Management
  • Neal Berger, President, Eagle’s View Capital Management
  • and Benjamin Ball, Managing Director, Benjamin Ball Associates

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GaimPlan magazine 2014

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Gaim Guest Speaker Preview: Dr. Michael Hasenstab

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With the Gaim 2014 conference just around the corner, we bring you a sneak preview of the Guest Portfolio Manager Address by Dr. Michael Hasenstab, Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Global Bonds, Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group. Dr. Hasenstab will present to the Gaim audience on Day 1 of the 20th Anniversary conference,…

Arthur Berd: A Systematic Skills-Driven Approach to Investment Management

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This week on the Gaim blog we showcase the work of Arthur Berd, Founder & CEO of General Quantitative. Arthur will be moderating a panel session on Quant Strategies on 18 June, the third and final day of the Gaim 2014 conference, and has kindly shared the following presentation with us. For the full presentation, click…

Hedge Funds Conclude Volatile 1Q14 With Mixed Performance in March – HFR

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Hedge funds posted mixed performance in March as investor uncertainty over secular unrest in Ukraine and Syria, as well as mixed macroeconomic outlooks for China, Europe and the U.S., contributed to increased volatility across equity, currency, commodity and fixed income markets. Hedge funds posted a narrow decline for the month, with the HFRI Fund Weighted…

Three Ideas for Better Presentations – by Benjamin Ball

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How can you improve your presentations? Here are three simple tips from Benjamin Ball Associates to help you get the results you want. Make a Great First Impression In his bestselling book Thinking Fast Thinking Slow, Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman analyses how our brains make decisions. The first part of decision making (thinking fast) is instant,…

Introducing Gaim 2014: 50% Inspiration, 50% Networking

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To celebrate 20 years as Europe’s leading hedge fund event, Gaim as you know it has changed! Hear what the industry is up to & build your network with arranged meetings…Why do one when you can do both? Bringing together inspirational thinkers At Gaim 2014 sessions will focus on collaboration and idea sharing between the key…

What makes Sir Bob Geldof such a powerful communicator? by Benjamin Ball

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Bob Geldof has always come across as a great showman. He’s charismatic, passionate and forceful. But how does he do it? Last week, I had the pleasure of chairing the opening morning of GAIM, the hedge fund conference.  Sir Bob was guest speaker, talking about the fund he chairs, 8 Miles.  This fund invests in African businesses.  He…

Sir Bob Geldof on ‘Africa Rising’ – GAIM International

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Sir Bob Geldof is one of Africa’s greatest advocates and tirelessly champions its growth story.  He is the Founder and Chairman of 8 Miles, a private equity firm focused exclusively on investments in Africa. We are incredibly honoured and excited that he will be joining us in June at GAIM International, giving a keynote address on “Africa Rising” as…

Hedge Fund Insights with Salvatore Cordaro of Tages Capital

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Salvatore Cordaro is a Partner and Chief Investment Officer at Tages Capital and will be joining us at GAIM International as part of our esteemed speaker lineup. He will be discussing the topic: Have UCITS Had Their Time Or Is It Still To Come? Salvatore has kindly taken the time to share some of his ‘Hedge Fund Insights’ and…

GAIM Networking App – view the delegate list & connect before the conference

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With just over a month to go until GAIM International in Monaco, we are getting really excited about the brilliant speaker lineup, networking opportunities and sunshine ahead of us at this year’s event. We know how important networking opportunities are at these events but we have gone a step further to offer the GAIM Networking…