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The CFA Society New York Investment Strategy Roundtable (the Roundtable) is a series of monthly meetings on current events and market insights
The Young Leaders Group focuses exclusively on creating an ecosystem for CFANY’s millennial generation (university students, exam candidates, and recent charterholders) to develop their professional and leadership skills, facilitate in the building of new relationships, and cultivate an environment to learn from and work with one another.
Join us as Jo Murphy (CAIA) interviews Professor Mark Konyn, Group CIO at AIA, the largest independent, publicly listed pan-Asian life insurance group.
This boot camp is an intensive instructor-led training program that will teach you how to take Excel by the horns and make it do whatever you want through a simple but effective tool called “VBA.” Trainees will learn how to unlock the secrets of automation and efficiency in Excel VBA through real world finance-related exercises. No prior programming knowledge is needed.
Overview The investment industry is in a state of upheaval driven by the rise of machine learning and AI, the need for greater personalization in investing, and increased demand for stewardship and a broader appreciation of the social factors in ESG — these trends have all been accelerated by COVID-19. Addressing these challenges [...]
The secondary market began in the 1980’s as a method to provide liquidity to investors in illiquid private equity and other pools of alternative assets. Secondary funds build exposure to illiquid portfolios by acquiring existing positions in single funds or a portfolio of funds from limited partners (“LPs”) seeking early liquidity often at a discount to recent valuations.
Active managers face three headwinds – declining fees, outflows, and the increasingly difficult task of delivering consistent alpha in a competitive market. Our industry has the opportunity to address these issues by modernizing investment research. The Society of Quantitative Analysts (SQA) and CFA Society New York are pleased to present a series of timely panel discussions on this opportunity. Each featured panel will focus, respectively, on one of four key steps identified as fundamental to the modernization of investment research.
What can the asset management industry to do affect positive and sustainable racial change? What unique role should asset owners play in advancing the industry? What new expectations do asset owners have of the asset managers they hire? What metrics and parameters will be used to measure asset managers, and how will they be held accountable?
The Business Management Group will focus on the non-portfolio management issues that typically confront the COO and other leaders within a money management firm, such as how to successfully launch and operate a business. A key goal of BMIG’s will be to understand the business and other risks associated with running a money management, while serving as a bridge between the “buy” and “sell” sides.
The mission of the Alternative Investments Group is to provide a forum for the discussion and analysis of nontraditional investment approaches, including all forms of hedge funds, funds of funds, private equity, structured products, institutional real estate, and other investments not typically available in the retail marketplace.
The Private Equity Boot Camp teaches trainees how to construct comprehensive LBO models used to support real transactions and provides insight into the private equity deal process and the day-to-day responsibilities of a PE professional.
CFA Society New York’s Young Leaders Group in collaboration with CAIA New York, and Columbia Business School EMBA program will host a virtual networking event on Thursday, October 22, 2020. Over the course of an hour in breakout discussions, young professionals will have the opportunity to network with others professionals who have committed to earning credentials such as the CFA charter, CAIA charter, and MBA degree and how those credentials have helped propel their careers forward.
The Sustainable Investing Thought Leadership Group provides a forum to advance the dialogue around the role of sustainable investing (SI) in today’s markets. Programs focus on current SI issues, including those related to fiduciary responsibility and risk management. Members seek to identify the challenges and rewards of incorporating environmental, social, and governance factors in security analysis.