21 Oct 2018
Bahrain, October 21, 2018 – Investcorp, a leading provider and manager of alternative investment products, welcomed more than 120 industry executives representing over 100 different firms to New York City for its Third Annual Credit Symposium on October 16, 2018. The event was hosted by Investcorp’s Credit Management business and featured distinguished speakers sharing their expertise and highlighting the latest trends emerging across the alternative investment industry.
Attendees included a range of investors including global pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, endowments, foundations, family offices and insurance companies.
“Our annual Credit Symposium is an opportunity for Investcorp to convene our exceptional network for a day of in-depth discussions on the challenges and opportunities facing investors across the alternatives industry,” said Investcorp’s Executive Chairman Mohammed Alardhi. “We are honored to welcome so many distinguished speakers and guests, including Dr. Mohamed El-Erian of Allianz, to New York for the event.”
During a fireside chat, Dr. Mohamed El-Erian, Chief Economic Advisor at Allianz and a member of Investcorp’s International Advisory Board, spoke about the prospects for the global economy and markets. Additional speakers at the event included Jeff Hinkle, Chief Investment Officer of Shoals Capital Management; Riccardo Banchetti, Chairman of Eidos Partners; Brian Swain, CFA and Director of Investments at Howard University; and, executives from across Investcorp’s Credit Management, Absolute Return Investments, Private Equity and Real Estate Investment businesses.
“Events such as our Annual Credit Symposium are essential opportunities to provide investors with a venue to gain exposure to complementary perspectives from speakers relevant to each of our four businesses,” added Rishi Kapoor, Investcorp’s Co-Chief Executive Officer. “Part of what makes Investcorp truly unique is our ability to convene these diverse global perspectives from across our network.”