The organization 100 Women in Hedge Funds hosts this dinner with speaker Howard Marks, '69, chairman of Oaktree Capital. Mr. Marks will talk about why managing risk is the way to returns, and what he sees as the way forward in time to plan for a fresh start in 2012. In his words, what "broader set of probabilistic outcomes" might we face in the new year? 100 Women in Hedge Funds have extended a special invitation for Chicago Booth alumni and guests.
5:30 PM-6:30 PM: Registration & Cash bar
6:30 PM-7:30 PM: Dinner
7:30 PM-8:30 PM: Speaker
Howard Marks (Speaker) '69
Howard Marks is chairman and co-founder of Oaktree Capital Management. Since the formation of Oaktree in 1995, Mr. Marks has been responsible for ensuring the firms adherence to its core investment philosophy, communicating closely with clients concerning products and strategies, and managing the firm. Marks is known for his well-written and wise client letters. This year the public has access to his writings with the publication of "The Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor." In his book, he encapsulates his thinking shared with clients over the years, and exhorts the investing public to go beyond simplistic and mechanistic approaches to investing.
About 100 Women in Hedge Funds (www.100womeninhedgefunds.org): 100 Women in Hedge Funds is a global, practitioner-driven non-profit organization serving over 10,000 alternative investment management investors and professionals through educational, professional leverage and philanthropic
initiatives. Formed in 2001, 100 Women in Hedge Funds has hosted more than 300 events globally, connected more than 250 senior women through Peer Advisory Groups and raised in excess of $24 million for philanthropic causes in the areas of women's and family health, education and mentoring.
For questions regarding the Chicago Booth Los Angeles Alumni Club or this invitation, please contact Zina Markevicius, '02, at email@example.com.