The Universe of Alternative Investments

July 2, 2014, 15:40 seminar

Recognizing active growth of alternative investment industry in Russia, Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association is co-hosting its first event in Moscow to engage in a dialog with Russian investment professional community. 

The keynote speaker Keith Black, PhD, CAIA, CFA, Managing Director of CAIA Association, will join participants via live video stream to discuss the potential of alternative investments to reduce portfolio volatility and hedge inflation risk; investment opportunities in real assets, commodities, hedge funds, private equity and structured products.

The presentation will be followed by the panel session where CAIA members, candidates and local alternative investment professionals will discuss special aspects of industry development in Russia.

3.00pm Registration and networking

3.30pm The Universe of Alternative Investments
Video conference with Keith Black
Managing Director, CAIA Association 

4.45pm Networking break

5.00pm Panel discussion: Alternative investment industry in Russia
Moderator:  Olga Kokareva, CAIA
Panelists: Vladimir Melnikov (Founder, Fine Wine Experts);  Aram Gushchyan (Head of Quantitative Trading. Blackfield Capital); Dmitry Schuetzle (Managing Director. VIY Management); Oleg Koujikov (Managing Partner. Maxfield Capital); George Ivanyan (Managing Partner. Europe Finance).

6:15pm  Alternative investment education in Moscow
Alexander Pankov (National Alternative Investment Management Association)             
Evgeniya Slouchak (Europe Finance)

You can register for this event here, by phone at +7 495 669-9680 or via e-mail at

This event is organized by the Moscow Hedge Fund Managers Club and the National Alternative Investment Management Association


119072, Moscow, Bersenevskaya Naberezhnaya, 6, str.3

+7 (499) 963–31–10
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