HedgeWorld West 2014
For more information on speaking opportunities at HedgeWorld West 2014
contact: Mark Cecil
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| Lois Peltz
| Mark Perlow
| Scott Perry
| Judy Posnikoff
Putri Pascualy, Managing Director, PAAMCO
Putri Pascualy is a Managing Director and the senior credit strategist at PAAMCO. Ms. Pascualy is responsible for managing investment portfolios on behalf of leading institutional investors. She specializes in evaluating global opportunities in corporate credit and distressed debt. Ms. Pascualy has led the research and structuring of large institutional mandates, where she utilized hedge funds and complex alternative investment strategies as part of innovative portfolio solutions for global investors. Ms. Pascualy is a sought after speaker for industry panels, conferences, and financial media. Her comments and contributions have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg News, Bloomberg TV and Radio, US News and World Report, Thestreet.com, Opalesque and Hedge Fund Intelligence. Ms. Pascualy is the author of "Investing in Credit Hedge Funds" (McGraw-Hill), a practical guide on various aspects of alternative investing in corporate credit.
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Lois Peltz, President, Infovest21
Lois Peltz is Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Infovest21, an information services company based in New York that focuses on hedge funds, funds of funds and liquid alternatives. The company provides daily news, a monthly investor publication, white papers, surveys and customized research as well as organizes seminars and conferences for the hedge fund manager, investor and service provider.
From 1992-99, Ms. Peltz was the Managing Editor of Managed Accounts Reports, responsible for MARís newsletters, databases and conference programs. Before joining MAR, Ms. Peltz had been at Merrill Lynch in various capacities including vice president and manager of marketing services/advisor selection at ML Futures Investment Partners.
Ms. Peltz graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Vassar College and received a Masters in Business Administration from New York University. Ms. Peltz is a frequent commentator and columnist on alternative investments in the US, Europe and Japan. Her latest book, The New Investment Superstars, published by John Wiley & Sons, is available in English, Japanese and Chinese.
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Mark Perlow, Partner, K&L Gates LLP
Mark Perlow is a partner in the San Francisco office of K&L Gates LLP and one of four global practice group coordinators for the K&L Gates investment management practice. His practice focuses on investment management, financial regulation, and securities law, and he regularly represents investment advisers, hedge fund managers, mutual funds, fund boards of directors and broker-dealers on a broad range of regulatory and transactional matters. He is a member of the adjunct faculty of the School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley, where he teaches a course on capital markets and financial regulation.
Before joining K&L Gates, Mr. Perlow served as senior counsel in the Office of the General Counsel of the Securities and Exchange Commission, focusing on investment management, fund and corporate governance, and enforcement, and he also served in the SECís Division of Enforcement.While on the SEC staff, Mr. Perlow worked on regulatory initiatives on fund governance, auditor independence, the scope of the securities laws online, codes of ethics, personal trading of investment personnel, and foreign custody of fund assets, and he advised the SEC on the policy and legal implications of enforcement actions. He also served as senior attorney on a number of enforcement actions and investigations, including the W.R. Grace 21(a)Report on independent directorsí duties regarding executive compensation, and cases involving accounting fraud, market manipulation, insider trading, and broker-dealer sales abuses.
Mr. Perlow received a J.D. from Yale Law School, an M.A. from Oxford University, and an A.B. from the University of California, Berkeley. Mr. Perlow is a frequent speaker and author on topics relating to investment management and the law.
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Scott Perry, Partner, NEPC
Scott Perry is a Partner in NEPCís Endowment and Foundation consulting practice. Having started his investment career in 2001, he joined NEPC in 2006 and today he focuses on leading research efforts for their endowment and foundation clients with an emphasis on asset allocation and portfolio construction, modeling and implementation of spending based asset allocation studies, and evaluation and selection of alternative investment managers.
He is a member of NEPCís Alternative Assets Due Diligence Committee and Small & Mid Cap Equity Advisory Group. He also is a significant contributor to the firmís responsible investing efforts, which include strategy development and manager research. He has helped clients in assessing ESG, MRI and PRI strategies that best align with their respective missions.
Prior to joining NEPC, Mr. Perry worked at Ashton Partners, where he specialized in building investor relations programs for small and mid-cap companies in a diverse set of sectors. Scott also worked with Putnam investments where he was responsible for performance analysis for clients across a number of different investment strategies.
Mr. Perry received his M.B.A. from Babson College and his B.S.B.A. in Management from Bucknell University. Mr. Perry became a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designee in 2008.
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Judy Posnikoff, Managing Partner, PAAMCO
Judith Posnikoff, PhD is one of the founders of and a Managing Director at PAAMCO, a global institutional fund-of-hedge funds firm based in Irvine, California and established in 2000. From PAAMCOíS inception, Ms. Posnikoff has been involved in all aspects of the firmís investment process, having served as a Sector Specialist for Equity Market Neutral and Merger Arbitrage and Chair of the Investment Oversight Committee. She is currently focused on portfolio construction as a member of the firmís Portfolio Construction Group, setting strategy and asset allocation for the firmís flagship moderate multi-strategy portfolios.
Ms. Posnikoff is a member of the founding board of directors of the Association of Women in Alternative Investing (AWAI), the 100 Women in Hedge Funds Advisory Council and is on the board of the CAIA Foundation. Judy is also on the scholarship committee of the 100 Women in Hedge Funds Institute.
In addition to her professional activities, Ms. Posnikoff is a member of the board of directors for The Wooden Floor, Second Harvest Food Bank, the Pacific Symphony, the Foundation for the Great Park and Defenders of Wildlife.
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