The SALT Conference is committed to facilitating balanced discussions and debates on macro-economic trends, geo-political events and alternative investment opportunities within the context of a dynamic global economy. Now in its fourth year, we look forward to building on the success of previous SALT Conferences, where keynote speakers have included President Bill Clinton, President George W. Bush, Governor Mitt Romney, General Colin Powell, the Honorable Gordon Brown, Michael Milken and Steven A. Cohen. With over 800 thought leaders, public policy officials, business professionals and investors, the SALT Conference provides an unmatched opportunity for attendees from around the world to connect with global leaders and network with industry peers.
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Fifth Annual SALT Conference to Feature Global Leaders, Discuss Critical Issues and Offer Vital Perspectives
Top-Performing Hedge Fund Managers, Thought Leaders and Investors to Convene at the SkyBridge Alternatives “SALT” Conference May 7-10, 2013 in Las Vegas
New York, NY (February 13, 2013) – SkyBridge Capital (SkyBridge), a global alternative investment firm, today announced the program for the SkyBridge Alternatives “SALT” Conference, which will take place May 7-10, 2013 at the Bellagio Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Marking its fifth year, the invitation-only event will feature investment luminaries Daniel Loeb, Founder & CEO, Third Point LLC, John Paulson, President & Portfolio Manager, Paulson & Co. Inc. and Sam Zell, Chairman of Equity Group Investments, among its notable speakers.
SALT will convene approximately 1,800 decision makers, industry experts, finance professionals and members of the alternative investment community to discuss and debate key economic trends, geopolitical events and investment strategies for the year ahead. Specifically, the conference will feature top-performing hedge fund managers to discuss the strategies and trades that lent to their funds’ success and impact on the markets; focus on the fiscal issues facing Europe; and identify key global macroeconomic trends. In addition to thoughtful panel discussions, the three-day conference will provide a forum for networking, with one-on-one and group meeting spaces, and will feature live evening entertainment.
“As the U.S., Europe and other regions around the globe continue to face financial and economic uncertainty, once again SALT will feature the world’s political leaders and top investment managers to explore potential solutions to these key issues,” said Victor Oviedo, partner at SkyBridge and director of SALT. “Celebrating our fifth year, SALT is a highly-exclusive event with an approximate two to one investor to manager attendance ratio, providing an unmatched forum for important business connections to be made.”
Current confirmed speakers for SALT include (in alphabetical order): Leon G. Cooperman, Chairman, Omega Advisors, Inc.; Barney Frank, U.S. Congressman (1981-2012) & Chairman, House Financial Services Committee (2007-2011); Austan Goolsbee, 26th Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers to President Barack Obama; Joel Greenblatt, Managing Principal & Co-Chief Investment Officer, Gotham Asset Management; Steve Kuhn, Partner & Head of Fixed Income, Pine River Capital Management; Marc Lasry, Chief Executive Officer, Avenue Capital Group; Deepak Narula, Founder & Principal, Metacapital Management; Michael E. Novogratz, President & Director, Fortress Investment Group LLC; Wilbur Ross, Chief Executive Officer, WL Ross & Co. LLC; Nouriel Roubini, Co-Founder & Chairman, Roubini Global Economics and Professor of Economics at NYU Stern School of Business; and Kenneth G. Tropin, Chairman, Founder & Principal, Graham Capital Management.
Registration is now open. For the full agenda, information on sponsorship packets and speaking opportunities or to request an invitation to attend, please visit www.saltconference.com.
Hedge Funds Going to Asia (Korea Times)
“The ‘salt’ of investment is now in Asia.” The magnates of the world’s hedge fund and private equity fund industries gathered in one place on the 17th at the landmark Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore, at an event named SALT. There was no grand fanfare. However, everyone attending had the same feeling: that a dark twilight had descended upon the West, now even upon hedge fund markets. On the other hand, a strong ray of hope has been shining in Asia. More than 1,000 world-renowned fund managers were desperately searching for investment opportunities in Asia. What touched off this trend recently were the competitive quantitative easing policies of the advanced nations. An outlook was strongly put forth that investment opportunities must be seized amidst the resulting strength in Asian currencies...
Scaramucci Picking Singapore Shows City as Hot Spot (Bloomberg)
When Anthony Scaramucci wanted to bring SALT, the largest U.S. annual hedge-fund schmooze fest, to Asia for the first time, he toured five cities looking for a venue. Singapore won. Citing its world-class infrastructure and status as a global financial center, Scaramucci, known in the industry as “the Mooch,” ruled out Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul and Shanghai before settling on Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands hotel and casino for his SkyBridge Capital LLC’s SkyBridge Alternatives Conference on Oct. 17-19, an add-on to the firm’s annual conference in Las Vegas...
To read the full article please click the following link: Bloomberg: Scaramucci Picking Singapore Shows City as Hot Spot
SALT 2012 - Singapore Marina Bay Sands
The first annual SALT ASIA Conference will be held in Singapore at the Marina Bay Sands from October 17-19, 2012. Please visit www.SALTconference.com for more information and to register.