On November 4, 2019 Brian Farmer moderated the panel discussion “Emerging Managers: how to do it, where they fit, and why?” at the Gaining the Edge Hedge Fund Leadership Conference. Panelists included leading hedge fund investors Michael Oliver Weinberg, CFA of APG Asset Management US Inc., Panayiotis Lambropoulos, CFA, CAIA, FRM of the Employees Retirement System of Texas, Kirk Sims, CFA of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and Brian Payne of the Teachers’ Retirement System of Illinois. Brian Daly also attended the event which took place in New York, NY.
Gaining the Edge brings together hedge fund employees, investors, and others in the industry to discuss and debate the various ways to enhance the risk adjusted returns of a diversified hedge fund portfolio. Event organizer Agecroft Partners also donated 100% of the profits to nonprofit organizations that benefit children, including Help for Children.