ABN AMRO Clearing announces 5 finalists in the AIF Factor 2017 competition

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Amsterdam, February 27th, 2017: ABN AMRO Clearing announces 5 finalists in the AIF Factor 2017 competition

AIF Factor

Five alternative investment funds have been selected, by a jury panel to compete in The AIF Factor on March 8th, 2017 during the Amsterdam Investor Forum (AIF), organised by ABN AMRO Clearing. In a 3 minutes pitch the funds will present their strategy and all delegates will cast their votes to elect the “AIF Factor Winner for 2017”.

The 5 shortlisted funds are: 
1. Ashenden Trend Plus Fund
2. BlackRock, BFS Multi Manager Alternative Strategies Fund 
3. ABR Dynamic Blend Equity and Volatility Fund
4. DIM Funds - PV Buyback USA
5. Tolomeo SquarePoint Global Equities 

Gildas Le Treut, Global Director Prime at ABN AMRO Clearing is enthusiastic about the competition: “For the 5th year running, the AIF Factor presents fund managers with a stage to showcase their investment strategy. We are very pleased to have received numerous submissions from a variety of strategies and countries, which demonstrates the ongoing dynamism of the Alternative Investment industry. It was a challenge to select only 5 finalists out of many compelling pitches, innovative strategies and sound track records. The wide interest underlines the relevance of the AIF Factor initiative. It is a great platform for managers that want to raise their profiles with professional investors. Receiving instant feedback from 200+ attendees is a unique experience.”

The 6th edition of the Amsterdam Investor Forum

ABN AMRO Clearing is organising the event with the support of the ABN AMRO Private Banking’s Alternatives & Funds team. In its previous editions the AIF has gained wide recognition as the leading alternative investment conference in the Netherlands. The professional audience of the AIF includes institutional investors, funds of funds and high-net worth individuals. For the 2017 edition ABN AMRO Clearing is delighted to welcome a fine selection of leading industry professionals. 

The companies represented include: ABN AMRO Investment Solutions, AFM, AIMA, Albourne Partners, BlackRock, Blenheim Capital, Cantab - Part of GAM Systematic, CERN, CME, Crabel Capital Management, Deloitte, Done Fund Management, Falcon Money Management, FERI Trust, GAM, HFSB, In Ink (London), Innocap Investment Management, International Asset Management Limited (IAM), Kempen & Co, M&G Investments, Maven, Metori Capital, Mint Tower Capital Management, Multifund, Murano Systems Connect, Neuberger Berman, NN IP, PGGM&Co, Pictet Alternative Advisors SA, Privium, Rotella Capital, RPM, Tages Capital, Tolomeo Capital, Tudor Investment Corporation and Unigestion.

How to register for the AIF


Registration link can be found here 

More information about the Amsterdam Investor Forum can be found here



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