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About The Roundtable

Bringing together the best minds in the alternative investment industry.

With investors, fund managers and prominent industry professionals coming together to promote education and best practices within the alternative investment industry, you get the opportunity to interact with some of the industry’s most insightful leaders and experts — a group including Nobel prize winners, trendsetters, alternative investment fund managers, investment analysts, and philanthropists, among others. We’re pushing boundaries to help foster new and improved standards for the alternative investment industry.

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Exclusive Insights

Gain exclusive insights from top minds in the alternative investment industry and see investing as you never have before.

Engaging Events

Our events are well known for promoting and encouraging interesting, lively and thoughtful discussions between industry professionals.

Professional Networking

Make invaluable connections within the alternative investment industry at monthly events that foster interaction among attendees.

Become a member

Join us for monthly events and calls as we bring together the brightest minds and thought leaders in the alternative investment industry.

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NYAIR in the News

Women Making Inroads In Male-Dominated Alt Investments Industry

Loretta McCarthy became a founding member of the venture capital fund Golden Seeds in 2005 after working as chief marketing officer at Oppenheimer Funds for 10 years. “At the time, women were not participating in capital formation at all,” said McCarthy, who is a managing partner at Golden Seeds, which finances women-led businesses. Today, McCarthy…

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Frequent NYAIR Speaker Jim O’Sullivan Wins Eighth Straight Forecaster of the Year Contest

Economist Jim O’Sullivan of High Frequency Economics is very good at forecasting economic data, but he was also favored with a wee bit of luck as he narrowly won his eighth consecutive Forecaster of the Year contest in 2018. Joerg Angelé of Raiffeisen Bank International, who placed second in the annual contest, won the December…

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NYAIR Podcasts

NYAIR Episode 35 – Save on Insurance, Taxes, & Be More Profitable: Captive Insurance Companies Decoded for Fund Managers

Captive insurance companies are insurers that are owned by the entities they insure, who also realize the benefits of any profits they derive from their underwriting activities. Wesley Sierk, the president, co-founder and lead strategist for Risk Management Advisors, Inc. -which specializes in alternative risk management structures using captive insurance companies, discusses the ins and…

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NYAIR Episode 34 – Total Return Swaps & How Investors Can Use Them to Boost Returns

Derivatives can be effective vehicles to transfer risk or gain exposure to an underlying asset without having to buy or sell the asset.  A Total Return Swap (TRS) is an agreement between two parties to transfer the total economic exposure, including both market and credit risk, of the underlying asset which is generally an equity index, bonds,…

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NYAIR Education

#2000 Redux: Why Now Is The Time To Increase Your Allocation To Hedge Funds

On April 9, 2019 Mark Yusko, the founder, CEO and CIO of Morgan Creek Capital Management, discussed why he believes now is the time to increase your allocation to hedge funds. The PowerPoint presentation from his discussion is available below. 2000 Redux – April 2019 rhb 2    

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Using Alternative Data for Business Insights: Lessons From Industry Leaders

Exploring different kinds of data can help organizations find their competitive edge and use it to make smarter business decisions. But as consumer expectations and competitor strategies are changing faster than ever, there’s a growing knowledge gap between early adopters of alternative data and their late-coming peers. Unless they close that gap, slower moving enterprises will eventually…

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