SOURCE: AlphaMetrix


January 26, 2012 11:01 ET

AlphaMetrix Kicks Off 2012 Summit

More Than 1,100 Hedge Fund Industry Participants Attend

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Jan 26, 2012) - AlphaMetrix LLC, founder and operator of the AlphaMetrix Global Marketplace (AGM), the leading secure online marketplace for private investments, announced the kickoff of its annual AlphaMetrix Summit for the hedge fund, commodity trading advisor and private equity community.

The AlphaMetrix Summit has grown rapidly in the last two years; more than 1,100 industry participants are attending this year's conference, a 40 percent increase from 2011. Attendees from more than 250 funds and over 400 investors representing nearly 30 countries are participating in the event.

The AlphaMetrix 2012 Summit is focused on fostering networking among conference participants and features two full days of one-on-one meetings between fund managers and investors. More than 6,600 one-on-one meetings are scheduled to take place during the event. From providing investors with an opportunity to speak face-to-face with a large, diverse group of hedge funds and CTAs to helping fund managers gain exposure to leading allocators, the AlphaMetrix Summit is designed to improve the hedge fund investing experience for all participants.

"The AlphaMetrix Summit has quickly become a leading networking event for the private investment industry," said Aleks Kins, CEO of AlphaMetrix. "Our conference is specifically focused on encouraging fund managers, investors and service providers to meet and develop new relationships with one another. Importantly, the excellent networking opportunities that AlphaMetrix offers to the industry extend well beyond the Summit, as participants will continue to connect online via the AlphaMetrix Global Marketplace, where Marketplace members leverage sophisticated tools to conduct research and due diligence and enhance operating efficiencies."

The AlphaMetrix Summit concludes on Friday, January 27.

About AlphaMetrix

AlphaMetrix is the founder and operator of the AlphaMetrix Global Marketplace (AGM), the world's leading, secure online marketplace for researching, tracking and analyzing information about hedge fund managers, CTAs and private equity funds. Through the Marketplace, the firm services more than $6.9 billion in assets* and provides extensive due diligence, real-time transparency and 24-hour risk management. The AlphaMetrix Global Marketplace connects over 68,000 industry participants online and has a growing membership of 36,000 pre-qualified investors.

If you'd like more information, please contact AlphaMetrix Client Relations at or (312) 267-8425.

*As of January 2012.

The value for "assets under management" currently includes assets from managed accounts, pooled managed funds, transparent funds, and assets under administration by AlphaMetrix and its affiliates. This value may change at any time and without notice. Alternative investment products, including hedge funds and managed futures, involve a high degree of risk. Alternative investment products can be volatile. An investor could lose all or a substantial amount of his or her investment. Alternative investment products often execute a substantial portion of their trades on non-US exchanges. Investing in non-U.S. markets may entail risks that differ from those associated with investments in U.S. markets.

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