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10October, 2019

Context Summits Returns to Barcelona for Europe 2020

Context Summits, the preeminent producer of investment summits for the alternative asset management industry, will host Context Summits Europe 2020 in Barcelona, Spain, on May 10-12, 2020 at the W Barcelona. Context Summits will offer discounted room rates for all Summit participants.

Allocators and managers will have exposure to two full days of focused, efficient and productive one-on-one meetings. Unparalleled social events will provide additional opportunities for effective networking. Overall, participants gain solid leads, cultivate tangible opportunities, and build meaningful relationships.

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7October, 2019

Context Summits Announces Winners of Annual 365 Awards

Context Summits, the preeminent producer of investment summits for the alternative asset management industry, today announced the winners of their first annual awards program, the Context 365 Awards.

The Context 365 Awards acknowledge and celebrate the industry’s top fund managers who have stood out for their process and performance contributions to the industry over the past year.

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1October, 2019

Context 365 and Typhon Tactical Trading Investor Forums Enter Cross-Sponsorship Relationship

Context 365 and Typhon Capital Management announced today a mutual sponsorship agreement in support of the firms’ respective efforts to connect the alternative investment industry through the sharing of tools and education for investors about unique, top-tier, alternative investment strategies.

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12September, 2019

Context Summits Introduces Context 365: A Breakthrough Digital Networking Platform for The Alternative Investment Community

Context Summits, the preeminent producer of investment summits for the alternative asset management industry, today announced the launch of Context 365, an online networking platform for the alternative investment community.

The first membership program of its kind, Context 365 will offer the alternative asset management community access to Context’s exclusive network of allocators, investment managers and service providers year-round.

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1August, 2019

Context Summits Announces Annual 365 Awards Program To Recognize Elite Fund Managers

Hoboken, N.J., August 1, 2019 — Context Summits, the preeminent producer of investment summits for the alternative asset management industry, today announced nominations are now open for its first annual awards program, Context 365 Awards.

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8May, 2019

Context Innovator Series to Feature BTIG’s Peter Tarrant at Context Summits Europe 201

HOBOKEN, N.J., May 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Context Summits, the preeminent producer of investment summits for the alternative asset management industry, today announced that Peter Tarrant, Managing Director and Head of Business Development and Global Capital Introduction at BTIG, will be the Context Innovator Series’ featured speaker at Context Summits Europe 2019 taking place May 12-14 in Monte Carlo. Mr. Tarrant will participate in a fire-side style discussion with Ron Biscardi, CEO of Context Capital Partners, parent company of Context Summits, and will be discussing the opportunities and challenges facing today’s investors and managers in the alternative asset management industry.

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30April, 2019

Investors Remain Optimistic About Alternatives as They Prepare for Ongoing Market Volatility

BALA CYNWYD, Pa., April 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The 2019 Context Allocator Trends Report revealed strong demand for alternative investment strategies, with 72 percent of respondents noting they are optimistic about the industry and 97 percent planning to increase or maintain their net positions in alternatives by the end of the year. The report is based on responses from nearly 450 institutional allocators in attendance at Context Summits Miami 2019.

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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 www.contextcp.com.

 

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: https://www.contextsummits.com.

 


 

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