L Investments

October 15, 2007 08:53 ET

Candice Beaumont to Compete in Exhibition Tennis Match & Selected as Speaker at the Alternative Asset Hedge Fund Summit

Former World Ranked Professional Tennis Player to Compete in Exhibition Tennis Match Kicking-off a Three Day Conference on Alternative Investments

NEW YORK, NEW YORK--(Marketwire - Oct. 15, 2007) - Candice Beaumont has been selected to speak at the Alternative Asset Hedge Fund Conference 2007, which is scheduled to take place on October 17-19, 2007 at the Wynn Las Vegas Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ms. Beaumont's presentation, entitled "Top Down View on Alternative Energy", will take place on Thursday, October 18th at 3:35 PM local time. She will address the global opportunities created by the increasing demand for efficient, clean and reliable energy.

The Conference is to be preceded with an exhibition tennis match at 3 PM on Wednesday October 17th in which Candice Beaumont, a former world ranked professional tennis player, will be competing. Candice Beaumont was formerly ranked amongst the top 600 players in the world in singles and in doubles with victories over players in the top 50 in the world. During her career, Ms. Beaumont competed against highly ranked players, such as former world number one, Lindsay Davenport and played in Grand Slam tournaments, such as the Australia Open. This tennis match should provide attendees the opportunity to watch a world class tennis competition before hearing world class presentations on alternative energy investments.

Currently, Ms. Beaumont is a Managing Director with L Investments, a family office with a vast portfolio of public and private equity that is primarily focused on commodities. She is actively involved in all capital allocation decisions for the family fund of funds as well as its direct investment portfolio. Ms. Beaumont is also a financial consultant to Genoil Inc, (www.Genoil.net), an emerging energy technology and portfolio company of L Investments with a proprietary heavy oil upgrader. Genoil is a publicly traded company whose shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol GNO, as well as on the OTCBB under GNOLF. Ms. Beaumont is a member of the Independent Petroleum Association of America.

About Candice Beaumont

Candice Beaumont has ten years of experience in the investment business. She began her career in corporate finance at Merrill Lynch and subsequently worked as an investment banker at Lazard Freres where she executed more than $20 billion of merger and acquisition advisory assignments. While at Lazard, she advised clients globally on a wide array of transactions including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, hostile takeovers and hostile defense. Ms. Beaumont also worked as a private equity principal in venture capital at Argonaut Capital where she was responsible for all aspects of new investment execution for the firm and its portfolio companies including sourcing and screening potential investment candidates, conducting industry and market analyses, determining valuations, and structuring and negotiating term sheets. She attended Rice University, and obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Miami, graduating first in her class with a major in International Finance and Marketing.

About the Alternative Asset Hedge Fund Conference

The Alternative Asset Hedge Fund Conference is produced in association with Institutional Investor Events and Alternative Asset Adviser, and will explore the latest trends in alpha generating opportunities for stable, steady uncorrelated cash flows strategies, including advanced credit strategies, insurance based strategies and natural resources and commodity investing. The Conference attracts some of the most prominent hedge funds and their investors, including pension funds, insurance companies, family offices, endowments, charities, trusts, private banks and other asset allocators.

Details on the Alternative Asset Hedge Fund Conference can be found at: www.iievents.com

Contact Information

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