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youtube.com August 09, 2018

Should You Be A Team Of Generalists Or Specialists? | Distinguished CIO Panel, Part 2

In part two of the "Distinguished CIO" panel at Trusted Insight's 2018 Machine Learning Summit, chief investment officers from a university endowment and prominent foundations discussed their thoughts on leading generalist and specialist investment teams (or a hybrid); the application of machine learning from an operational and investment standpoint; and the best advice they'd give to the next generation of investment chiefs.
Read by 39% of LPs

youtube.com July 17, 2018

Global Venture Activity, Hubs On The Rise | Distinguished CIO Panel, Part 1

In part one of the "Distinguished CIO" panel at Trusted Insight's 2018 Machine Learning Summit, chief investment officers from a university endowment and prominent foundations discussed the challenges faced in today's persistent low-return environment, the reason they are avoiding dedicated crypto funds and why they are keeping a close eye on emerging venture hubs around the world. Panelists include Stuart Mason, CIO of the University of Minnesota; Jonathan Hook, CIO of The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation; and Tim Recker, CIO of The James Irvine Foundation. The panel was recorded on Jun. 14th, 2018 in San Francisco, CA.
Read by 37% of LPs

youtube.com December 20, 2017

How Data Science, Credit Mix | Private Credit Panel Part 3

In this video, CIO Eric Kirsch discusses Aflac's $100 billion-plus global portfolio and its orientation toward Japan. The panelists also dive into the correlation between data science and credit and why big data could one day assist with sound credit analysis. Panelists include: David Barcus, director of investments, Denison University; Eric Kirsch, global chief investment officer, Aflac; Rodney Overcash, investment director, Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies. Neal Graziano moderated.
Read by 61% of LPs

youtube.com December 05, 2017

Is Peer-To-Peer Lending A Fad? | Private Credit Panel Part 2

Hear asset allocators discuss why they don't have exposure to P2P lending investments; why P2P lending could one day be a competitor to traditional asset-backed securities; and the importance of sound credit underwriting. Panelists include: David Barcus, director of investments, Denison University; Eric Kirsch, global chief investment officer, Aflac; Rodney Overcash, investment director, Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies. Neal Graziano moderated.
Read by 34% of LPs

youtube.com November 27, 2017

Is Private Credit Living On Borrowed Time? | Private Credit Panel Part 1

In this video, institutional investors discuss the state of the private debt space; the differences in their investment approach; and why certain companies view insurers as a natural source of capital. Panelists include: David Barcus, director of investments, Denison University; Eric Kirsch, global chief investment officer, Aflac; Rodney Overcash, investment director, Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies. Neal Graziano moderated.
Read by 31% of LPs

youtube.com November 09, 2017

LPs On Emerging Managers, Frontier Markets | Hedge Fund Panel Part 3

In this video, LPs discuss their formal and informal approach to implementing diversity; the lack of females in the ranks of hedge funds; and establishing more direct relationships in the Asian and European market. Panelists include: Jonathan Hook, chief investment officer, Harry and Janet Weinberg Foundation; Pamela Campbell, managing director of hedged strategies, Washington University in St. Louis; Dan Parker, deputy chief investment officer, Texas Tech University. Elaine Orr moderated.
Read by 54% of LPs

youtube.com October 30, 2017

LPs Talk Quants, Pros (& Cons) Of Seeding New Managers

A structural shift is happening in how institutional investors approach hedge funds. Technology plays an increasingly important role in hedged strategies, and institutions are looking to newer, hungrier managers for long-term partnership. Panelists include: Jonathan Hook, chief investment officer, Harry and Janet Weinberg Foundation; Pamela Campbell, managing director of hedged strategies, Washington University in St. Louis; Dan Parker, deputy chief investment officer, Texas Tech University. Elaine Orr moderated.
Read by 42% of LPs

youtube.com October 23, 2017

How LPs Structure Their Hedge Fund Allocations | Hedge Fund Panel Part 1

Hear how a group of foundation and endowment investment professionals structure their hedge fund portfolios, how they educate their boards of the importance of hedge funds and their thoughts on hedge fund fee structures.
Read by 42% of LPs

youtube.com October 11, 2017

Regulations In Emerging Markets Can Work Both Ways

Economic growth and the potential for outsize returns in emerging markets appeal to investors, but lagging or absent regulations are a major concern. While unpredictable policies can create a complicated investing environment, the hands-off gesture by governments has provided room for free trade and growth unseen in developed countries. <br /> <br /> In part three of Trusted Insight's Emerging Markets panel, experienced LPs investing in emerging markets discuss how they navigate this complex water. They also answered questions from the audience.
Read by 50% of LPs

youtube.com October 06, 2017

How LPs Are Positioning For China's Growing Consumerism, Potential Market Pullback

China's growing middle class, shifting demographics and the rise of technology-driven consumerism has made the country ripe for investment. At the same time, China&#39;s economy is slowing and could see a pullback. Here&#39;s how institutional investors are positioning themselves in this unique market. Panelists include: Janet Devinney, investment director, Kamehameha Schools; Alan Chang, partner and managing director, Capricorn Investment Partners; Jon Nieman, head of private equity, Saudi Aramco; and Seungha Ku, head of offshore private equity, CreditEase. This panel was moderated by Melissa Guzy, managing partner at Arbor ventures and took place on June 14, 2017 at Trusted Insight&rsquo;s inaugural Alpha Conference.
Read by 67% of LPs