Hedge fund strategies: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow - Sold Out

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of New York City

September 15, 2011: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Join Chicago Booth alumi and friends for an upcoming panel featuring a broad spectrum of hedge fund professionals across different strategies, including Mark Carhart (Kepos Capital), Anthony Scaramucci (Skybridge Capital) and Shujaat Islam (C12 Capital Management).


Pulse Restaurant
3rd Floor
45 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, New York

Event Details

6:00 pm - 7:00pm: Registration

7:00 pm - 8:15 pm: Panel and Q & A

8:15 pm - 9:00 p: Networking


$30 including light appetizers and one drink ticket


Register Online

Deadline: 9/13/2011

Speaker Profiles

Mark Carhart, CFA (Speaker)
Chief Investment Officer, Kepos Capital LP

Kepos Capital is a globally focused asset management firm with a scientifically-based, yet intuitive approach to systematic global macro investing founded in 2009. Mark earned a B.A. from Yale University in 1988, became a CFA Charterholder in 1991 and received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 1995.

Anthony Scaramucci (Speaker)
Founder and Managing Partner, SkyBridge Capital

SkyBridge Capital is a global alternative investment and advisory firm and has $7.8 billion in assets under management or advisement as of March 30, 2011. Mr. Scaramucci received a B.A. degree in Economics from Tufts University in 1986, where he graduated summa cum laude and was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa society, and graduated with a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School in 1989.

George Bumeder (Speaker)
Senior Vice President, XL Group Investments LLC

George works on strategic partnership transactions with boutique asset management firms and sources and invests in hedge funds and private equity funds. He received a BSE in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University and an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Philip J. Taylor, CFA (Speaker)
Managing Director of Global Arbitrage and Trading, RBC Capital Markets

Phil currently manages a $1.5 billion portfolio as Managing Director of Global Arbitrage and Trading at RBC Capital Markets, and has a successful sixteen year track-record in portfolio management. Phil holds a Masters degree in Mathematics and Management Studies from the University of Cambridge.

Shujaat Islam (Speaker)
Senior Portfolio Manager and Head of Trading, C12 Capital

C12 Capital, a two year old asset management firm based in New York, opened their Helix Liquid Opportunities fund to new investors this year, in what was the second largest hedge fund launch year to date according to Absolute Return magazine. His undergraduate and graduate degrees are in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, both from Harvard University.

Jorge Mina (Speaker)
Managing Director, MSCI

Jorge is responsible for the company's hedge fund and sell-side Risk Management Analytics business. Prior to the acquisition of RiskMetrics Group by MSCI, Mr. Mina was Co-Head of the Risk Management business at RiskMetrics. Mr. Mina holds an M.S. from the University of Chicago and a B.S. from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México.

Gilbert Ong, CFA (Moderator)
Vice President, MSCI

Gilbert Ong is a Vice President in the hedge fund consulting group at MSCI, currently covering Risk Management Analytics clients. Gilbert possesses a MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, a MA in Statistics from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Accounting (Honors) from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.


Gilbert Ong, '09