15January, 2019

Context Leadership Day, Presented By Jefferies, To Convene Alternative Investment Industry Leaders In Miami

Hundreds of alternative investment managers and allocators representing more than $5 trillion in assets will convene for a full-day of thought leadership programming and networking, which will feature industry executives and leading economists. The event also features Context Summits’ unique one-on-one investor meeting format where more than 2,000 attendees from 25 countries will participate in over 11,000 prearranged meetings.

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15October, 2018

Context Capital Partners Completes Purchase of Context Summits

Bala Cynwyd, Pa. – October 15, 2018 – Context Capital Partners, a leading alternative investment specialist firm, today announced that it has purchased the non-controlling interest in Context Summits and is now the sole owner of the preeminent producer of events for the alternative asset management industry.  As part of the transaction, it has been mutually agreed that Mark Salameh, Context Summits co-founder and chief executive, will step down from his role effective Monday, October 15th.


“Acquiring the Summits franchise and partnering with Mark Salameh has been tremendously additive for our overall business,” said Ron Biscardi, CEO of Context Capital Partners.  “Mark has been a pioneer in the specialized events industry.  We thank him for his many contributions and wish him well in the next chapter of his career.”


Salameh’s duties will be absorbed by Kevin Garton who has been named President of Context Summits. Context Capital Partners first launched Context Summits in 2013. Since then, Context Summits has become the pioneer of the one-on-one ‘summit’ format and is today the largest conference company in the alternative asset management industry, hosting annually more than 18,000 meetings, between 3,000 allocators and managers representing over $6 trillion in assets.


“I am extremely proud of what we’ve been able to achieve with the Context Summits business,” said Salameh, “there is a great team in place here, and I look forward to the continued growth and success of this amazing company.”


Next up for Context Summits is their flagship event, Context Summits Miami 2019, which will bring together alternative investment managers and allocators representing over $4 trillion in cumulative assets under management for three days of focused meetings, thought leadership and networking opportunities. As previously announced, Gary D. Cohn will be a featured keynote at the event, which is scheduled for January 30-February 1, 2019 at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel. Cohn is the former chief economic advisor to President Donald Trump, and former President and Chief Operating Officer of Goldman Sachs.


About Context Capital Partners

Context Capital Partners, LP is a leading alternative investment specialist firm headquartered in Bala Cynwyd, PA and the parent company of Context Summits. Through direct and indirect partnerships, Context provides acceleration capital, marketing, distribution, operations and infrastructure support to top-tier alternative asset managers. Context’s focus is delivering superior investment solutions to institutional investors and family offices by launching and expanding low correlation investment products that deliver clear edge. For more information about Context Capital Partners, please visit


About Context Summits

As the preeminent producer of events for the alternative asset management industry, Context Summits focuses on elevating the conference experience through an innovative format and structure where relationship building leads to unmatched results. A pioneer of the one-on-one ‘summit’ format, Context Summits utilizes an innovative approach to deliver effective and transparent networking events that elevate the conference experience for managers, allocators and investors. Through its systematic approach, Context Summits is able to attract high quality attendees, making meetings efficient and productive. For more details, please visit:




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20September, 2018

Gary D. Cohn, Former National Economic Council Director, to Keynote Context Summits Miami 2019

Conference leader in the alternative asset management industry will bring together mix of leading industry, economic and government speakers to kick-off flagship event…

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13September, 2018

European Investors Remain Committed to Alternative Investments

European institutional allocators continue to invest in alternative investments in heavy numbers, according to the latest Context Allocator Trends Report produced by Context Capital Partners…

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11May, 2018

Sober in Sin City: Hedge funds focus on work at Las Vegas event

A hedge fund industry gathering in Las Vegas this week was far less decadent than those of the past, as big money investors focused less on gambling and champagne-soaked “Sin City” celebrations and more on the grind of vetting fund managers…

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18April, 2018

Context Leadership Summit to Convene Alternative Investment Industry in Las Vegas May 8-11, 2018

Investor registrations nearly sold out for inaugural Leadership Summit featuring industry speakers from Man Group, K2 Advisors, Investcorp, Wellington Management, Tetragon and more…

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2April, 2018

Potential Market Downturn Has Institutional Investors and Family Offices Planning to Increase Allocations to Alternative Investments in 2018

According to the Latest Context Allocator Trends Report, 69% of Institutional Allocators Believe Markets Will Underperform Their 2017 Performance; 70% of Investors Will Increase Allocations to Alternative Investments in 2018…

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8March, 2018

Inaugural Context Leadership Summit to Take Place in Las Vegas, May 8-11, 2018

Olivier Blanchard, Dick Cheney, Mohamed El-Erian, Stanley Fischer, Sallie Krawcheck, Leon Panetta and Tali Sharot Among the Featured Speakers at Leading Alternative Investment Industry Gathering…

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20November, 2017

Institutional Allocators Are Bullish About Active Management and Alternative Investments

According to the Latest Context Allocator Trends Report from Context Summits West 2017, 67% of Investors Believe Active Management is Coming Back into Favor and 64% Will Increase Allocations to Alternatives Over Next 12 Months…

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