Media Partners 2016

Global Fund Media


Founded in 2002, GFM Ltd. is the most targeted digital news publisher serving institutional investors/wealth managers and their investment managers/advisers across all asset classes with six daily global newswires and real-time news-driven web sites covering:

Who reads us ?

We are read by institutional investors and their asset managers. Over two-thirds of subscribers are decision-makers for investments. GFM boasts more than 1,200 funds as subscribers, with over 35% having more than $1Bn or greater in AUM. These represent 90% of the world’s top 100 largest funds.

The readership is split between the 38% US and 31% UK, with another 14% accounting for Europe (ex-UK) as well as a 13% presence in Asia.

Hedge Fund Intelligence


Hedge Fund Intelligence (HFI) is the largest provider of hedge fund data, news and events in the world and is trusted by the global hedge fund industry, its investors and related companies.

InvestHedge is our global publication covering investors in hedge funds, including institutional investors, funds of hedge funds and other hedge fund allocators such as family offices and sovereign wealth funds. Its monthly mandates section highlights who is buying which hedge funds and why, as well as which investors are actively looking.

HFI’s databases list information on more than 16,000 hedge funds and funds of funds worldwide, allowing subscribers to search and sort by performance, size, investment terms, vendors employed and many other criteria. Using the performance reported by funds in our databases, HFI produces free hedge fund indices that are the industry's most accurate benchmarks.

Our conferences are renowned for the quality of the speakers and programming, and our objectively-determined annual awards are regarded as the most prestigious and accurate recognition of risk-adjusted performance.


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Media and research firm Opalesque produces 11 electronic specialist publications with essential news, updates and research about hedge funds, commodities, managed futures, technical research on global markets, and Sovereign Wealth Funds. Each week, over 350,000 digital issues of Opalesque's publications are distributed to a global readership of over 50,000.

The firm also produces the popular Opalesque. TV video series with leading hedge fund personalities like Julian Robertson, Izzy Englander, “Tiger Cubs” like David Gerstenhaber, President of Fortress and Global Macro veteran Mike Novogratz, Europe's Elena Ambrosiadou, and many more.

Opalesque also offers unique data products like the Hedge Professionals Database and the Family Office and Investor Database


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Founded in 1990, the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) is the global representative of the hedge fund industry. Their membership is corporate and comprises over 1,600 firms (with over 10,000 individual contacts) in more than 50 countries. Members include hedge fund managers, fund of hedge funds managers, prime brokers, legal and accounting firms, investors, fund administrators and independent fund directors.

AIMA’s manager members collectively manage more than $1.5 trillion in assets. AIMA members benefit from our active influence in policy development, our leadership in industry initiatives and our outstanding reputation with regulators. We address the real issues affecting the industry’s development.

They represent the global hedge fund industry at national and international levels in ongoing discussions about the future regulatory framework for the industry. Their focus on education, regulation, policy development and sound practices has resulted in a substantial body of work used around the world by members, institutional investors, policymakers and supervisors.

CAIA Association

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The Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association, a non-profit organization founded in 2002, is the world leader in alternative investment education. The CAIA Association is best known for the CAIA Charter®, an internationally recognized credential granted upon successful completion of a rigorous two-level exam series, combined with relevant work experience. Earning the CAIA Charter is the gateway to becoming a member of the CAIA Association, a global network of 7,700 alternative investment leaders located in 80+ countries, who have demonstrated a deep and thorough understanding of alternative investing. CAIA also offers the Fundamentals of Alternative Investments Certificate Program®, an online course that provides an introduction to the core concepts of alternative investing.

Having grown rapidly, the CAIA Association now supports vibrant chapters for its Charter Holder members located in financial centers around the world, produces world class research publications, and sponsors educational and networking events to help the CAIA community keep pace with the industry. CAIA is considered a leading authority and trusted voice for providing perspective on industry trends and developments worldwide. For more information, please visit