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SPEAKING OPPORTUNITIES

For more information on speaking opportunities at HedgeWorld West 2014 contact:
Mark Cecil | Tel: +1-617-856-1871 | Email: mark.cecil@thomsonreuters.com

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Bradley Alford   |  Peter Algert   |  Andrea Auerbach

 
Bradley Alford, Chief Investment Officer, Alpha Capital Management

Mr. Alford founded Alpha Capital in July 2006. He has twenty five years of investment management experience. Mr. Alford is the portfolio manager for the Alpha Opportunistic Alternatives Fund (ACOPX)and Alpha Defensive Alternatives Fund (ACDEX) which are two of the oldest multialternative mutual funds. Mr. Alford is considered one of the pioneers of liquid alternatives.

Prior to founding Alpha Capital in July 2006, from 2002 to 2006 he was a Managing Director at Atlantic Trust. From 2000 to 2002, Mr. Alford served as the Director of Investment Advisory Services at MyCFO. From 1995 to 2000, Brad was the Managing Director of the investment division for the $2 billion Duke Endowment. At Duke, he expanded the alternative asset portfolio from $100 million to more than $1 billion, investing in hedge funds, venture capital, leveraged buyouts, distressed securities, high-yield bonds, oil and gas, timberland, and real estate. From 1989 to 1995, Brad was the Director of Endowment Investments for the Emory University Endowment with assets in excess of $4 billion.

In addition to holding a BS in Corporate Finance and an MBA from the University of Alabama, Brad has also completed the intensive Senior Investment Manager Program at Princeton University. He is a CFA charterholder and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Atlanta.

Mr. Alford was selected by Institutional Investor magazine as a "2012 Rising Star of Mutual Funds”.

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Peter Algert, Founder and CIO, Algert Global

Peter Algert oversees the investment team at ACI and serves as both CIO and CEO. Prior to founding the firm in 2002, Mr. Algert was a Managing Director at Barclays Global Investors and served as the Global Head of Research for their stock selection strategies. Before moving to BGI Mr. Algert was a Director at KMV where he worked in the areas empirical modeling and management of credit risk.

Mr. Algert holds a PhD from UC Berkeley’s Haas School with a concentration in Finance and has served as an assistant professor at UC Davis as well as a visiting scholar at the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Andrea Auerbach, Managing Director, Cambridge Associates

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