Active Investment Company Alliance CEF / BDC / Interval Fund BootCamp and Roundtable.

Location: 35 East 21st Street, New York, NY 10010, US

Wifi Access “The Space at Flatiron” with no password.  

If you need CE credits, please check-in with the registration desk to confirm session attendance and your CFP information

Time Event Moderator Panelist #1 Panelist #2 Panelist #3 Panelist #4
7:50 AM to 8:15 AM Registration & Breakfast          
8:15 AM to 8:25 AM

Welcome Remarks AICA Launch II
State of the CEF/BDC Universe

[Video]
 

John Cole Scott, CIO at CEF Advisors, Founder of CEFData.com & Executive Chairman @ AICA

[Conference Interview]
     
8:25 AM to 9:15 AM

PANEL #1:
Recent Trends & Future of CEF/BDC IPOs & Non-listed Funds Launch

CFP CE Credit

[Video] | [Transcript]
Amy Charles, Managing Director CEF & ETF Research, Raymond James Jamie Patturelli, The NYSE Andy Hall, Managing Director New Listing @ NASDAQ

Jerry Raio, Arbor Lane Advisors, Inc.

[Conference Interview]
 
9:15 AM to 9:50 AM

PRESENTATION #1:
The ABC’s  of BDCs & Closed-End Funds

CFP CE Credit

[Deck] | [Video] | [Transcript]
 

John Cole Scott, CIO at CEF Advisors, Founder of CEFData.com & Executive Chairman @ AICA

[Conference Interview]
Dan Silver, CEF/BDC Analyst @ AICA, PM @ Zoso Capital    
9:50 AM to 10:40 AM

PANEL #2
Diversified Retirement Income Solutions: Balancing Economic Risk, Taxes & Interest Rates

CFP CE Credit

[Video] | [Transcript]
John Duggan, Vice President CEF & ETF Research @ Morgan Stanley Bill Meyers, Sr. Managing Director @ Nuveen Patrick Shaddow, Director Index Operations @ S-Network

Chuck Jaffe, Host @ Moneylife

[Conference Interview]
 
10:40 AM to 10:55 AM Networking Break          
10:55 AM to 11:45 AM

PANEL #3
Interval Closed-End Fund Bootcamp: Learn About the Tremendous Growth in the use of These Funds for Illiquid Equity & Credit Investing

CFP CE Credit

[Video] | [Transcript]

John Cole Scott, CIO at CEF Advisors, Founder of CEFData.com & Executive Chairman @ AICA

[Conference Interview]

Greg Drose, Executive Director of Business Development at UMB Fund Services

[Conference Interview]

James Curry, AVP, Sr. Key Account Consultant, SS&C ALPS

[Conference Interview]

Vadim Avdeychik, Counsel @ Paul Hastings

[Conference Interview]
 
11:45 AM to 12:35 PM

PANEL #4
Access to Illiquid Investments & Managing an Interval or Tender Offer Fund Structure

CFP CE Credit

[Video] | [Transcript]

Vadim Avdeychik, Counsel @ Paul Hastings

[Conference Interview]
Ryan Cummins, Wildermuth Wealth Zach Forman, SVP, Head of Investor Relations @ Griffin Capital Christian Munafo, CIO@ SharesPost 100 Fund  
12:35 PM to 1:25 PM Networking Lunch          
1:25 PM to 2:00 PM

PRESENTATION #2:
Energy Investing in 2020 and Beyond

CFP CE Credit

[Deck] | [Video] | [Transcript]
  Rob Chisholm, Managing Director & Portoflio Manager at Brookfield      
2:00 PM to 2:50 PM

PANEL #5
How to Analyze & Trade CEFs: An Institutional Perspective

CFP CE Credit

[Video] | [Transcript]

Chuck Jaffe, Host @ Moneylife

[Conference Interview]
Marc Loughlin, Director CEF & ETF Trading Solutions @ WallachBeth

Eric Boughton, Portfolio Manager, Chief Analyst at Matisse Capital

[Conference Interview]

Rob Shaker, Portfolio Manager @ Shaker Financial

[Conference Interview]

Philip GoldStein, Bull Dog Investors

[Conference Interview]
2:50 PM to 3:20 PM

PRESENTATION #3:
Deep Analysis of The 70+ Active UITs Focused on CEF’s/BDCs. Which Sponsors Have More Success for Various Investment Goals?

CFP CE Credit

[Deck] | [Video] | [Transcript]
  Randy Watts, UIT Investing, a NASDAQ Company      
3:20 PM to 3:40 PM Networking Break          
3:40 PM to 4:30 PM

PANEL #6:
Alternative Income vs Traditional Fixed Income Solutions

CFP CE Credit

[Video] | [Transcript]
Dan Silver, CEF/BDC Analyst @ AICA, PM @ Zoso Capital Barry Sloane, President, CEO & Founder Newtek Business Services Tony Huang, Assistant Portfolio Manager @ Advent Capital Kim Flynn, Managing Director of Alternative Investments @ XA Investments David Sachs, Partner / Co-founder @ Ares
4:30 PM to 5:20 PM

PANEL #7:
Keys to Analyzing the Risk & Opportunties in BDCs

CFP CE Credit

[Video] | [Transcript]

Harry Pangas, Partner Dechert LLP

[Conference Interview]

Nick Marshi, The BDC Reporter

[Conference Interview]

Bryce Rowe, Managing Director BDC Research @ National Securities

[Conference Interview]

John Cole Scott, CIO at CEF Advisors, Founder of CEFData.com & Executive Chairman @ AICA

[Conference Interview]
Kelly Thompson, Founder & Editor @ Direct Lending Deals
5:20 PM to 5:30 PM

Closing Remarks, Thank You’s & Founding AICA Member Recognition

[Video]
 

John Cole Scott, CIO at CEF Advisors, Founder of CEFData.com & Executive Chairman @ AICA

[Conference Interview]
     
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Networking Cocktail Reception