New York, NY, April 28, 2020 – The New York Alternative Investment Roundtable is excited to announce the British Consulate-General’s Department for International Trade as its newest non-profit sponsor.

The Department for International Trade (DIT) is the New York-based branch of the British Consulate-General focused on fostering global trade through foreign direct investments into the UK, as well as the advancement of UK-based businesses expanding their businesses into North America. From one-on-one meetings, to hosting events focused on topical issues to the investment industry, DIT experts work with UK fund managers and financial services organizations to support their investments and operations in the U.S., as well as U.S. investors interested in UK assets or U.S. businesses seeking to gain a foothold in the UK.

“We are thrilled by the addition of the Department for International Trade as our newest non-profit sponsor, as it furthers the Roundtable’s dedication to providing members with a truly global perspective of the alternative investment industry. Leaders within the DIT bring first-hand experience and expertise in both European and British policymaking that is unmatched and an incredible asset to our membership,” said Alessandra Tocco, President of the New York Alternative Investment Roundtable. Added Kunjan Mehta, the Roundtable’s Vice President: “As representatives of one of the world’s leading economic centers, we look forward to the involvement of leaders within the DIT in helping shape future Roundtable events and are excited to see what unfolds.”

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About The New York Alternative Investment Roundtable:

The New York Alternative Investment Roundtable is a non-profit organization focused on promoting ethics and best practices within the alternative investment industry. The membership consists of investors, hedge fund managers, private equity fund managers, family offices and other industry professionals who regularly meet to discuss current issues within the industry and connect with peers. Monthly events center around thought-provoking speakers and panels designed to keep members apprised of timely and important issues within the alternative investment industry. The Roundtable’s goal is to provide a forum for thought leadership, where industry professional have the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and skills and to network with other individuals committed to advancing the industry with the highest ethical standards. For additional information about the Roundtable, visit:

About the Department for International Trade
The UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) is responsible for the global promotion of promoting UK trade, attracting foreign direct investment to the UK, negotiating market access and trade deals and championing free trade. DIT works with financial services organizations and fund managers on their operations and asset allocations in the U.S. DIT’s Financial and Professional Services and Capital Investment teams throughout the U.S. support investors interested in UK assets or expanding their operations into the UK. More widely, DIT assists UK financial firms landing in North America with strong representation among innovative UK fintechs, and hosts an array of thought-leadership events at Consulates across North America, including in New York’s midtown east.

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