Celebrating, Supporting and Expanding Canada’s Hedge Fund Industry

11th Annual Canadian Hedge Fund Awards Gala Dinner and THE 2018 Canadian Hedge Fund Conference

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Grand Banking Hall
One King West Hotel, Toronto


2:00               THE 2018 Canadian Hedge Fund Conference

This year’s conference was kicked off by the insightful, entertaining and memorable Keynote Address delivered by Benjamin Tal, Managing Director and Deputy Chief Economist, CIBC Capital Markets. For the second year, the focus of the conference was on capital-raising, with panel discussions by 3 different types of allocators: Institutional Investors, Family Offices and Senior IIROC Advisors.

Event Brochure        2018 Delegate List

Normalizing the Abnormal
– Benjamin Tal, Keynote Address

*Speakers and Panelists:

  • Brooke Biscoe, Fundata Canada, Vice President Business Development
  • Sarah Bull, KJ Harrison, Partner & Portfolio Manager
  • Lee Fernandes, Cidel Asset Management, Senior Wealth Consultant
  • Sam Gorenstein, RBC Dominion Securities, Investment and Wealth Advisor
  • Peter Hayes, KPMG, National Director Canadian Alternative Investments
  • Nick Heard, Our Family Office, Director
  • Ted Karon, Scotia Wealth Management, Wealth Advisor
  • Ida Khajadourian, Richardson GMP, Director Wealth Management, and Portfolio Manager
  • Christophe L’Ahelec, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Senior Principal, Alternative Investments
  • Robert Lemon, CIBC Prime Services Group, Executive Director
  • Bradley Meyers, GCM Grosvenor, Managing Director, Hedge Fund Strategies
  • Eric Nierenberg, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Pension Plan, Chief Strategy Officer
  • Leila Rafi, McMillan, Partner
  • David Rudd, Sigma Analysis and Management, Chairman
  • Benjamin Tal, CIBC Capital Markets, Managing Director and Deputy Chief Economist
  • Larry Ullman, Ullman Wealth Management, Chief Executive Officer

Conference: Full Photo Gallery

5:30             Networking Cocktail Reception

7:00           Gala Dinner and 2018 CHFAwards Presentations

Awards Presentations: Full Photo Gallery

8:30           Celebratory Reception

    2018 CanHFAwards News Release           2018 CHFA WINNERS

Congratulations to all the 2018 Winners!