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Pristine Advisers and CEFNetwork: The Closed-End Fund Investment Strategies Conference.

 

Upcoming Events 
 

Prospect Capital (PSEC) Webcast- An overview of Business and Recent Corporate Developments

Date: December 18, 2014

Time: 3:00pm (ET)

Presented by:
Grier Eliasek, President & COO

Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC) seeks to maximize total returns to its investors, including both current yield and equity upside. 

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Accessing Closed-End Funds Efficiently via ETFs, Unit Investment Trusts, and Separately Managed Accounts

Date: December 16, 2014
Time
: 11:00am (ET)

Moderated by: 
Patricia Baronowski-Schneider, President and CEO of Pristine Advisers

Panelists:
John Cole Scott, Portfolio Manager and EVP of Closed-End Fund Advisors
Kevin Mahn, President and Chief Investment Officer (CIO), Hennion & Walsh Asset Management/SmartTrust UITs
Herb Blank, Head of Business Development, Managing Director of ESG Solutions at S-Network Global Indexes and Steering Committee Chairperson of QWAFAFEW

The topics of discussion included audience participation.   

* The value of buying exposure to permanent capital with daily liquidity
* Benefits of low cost leverage to potentially enhance portfolio yield
* Gaining access to inefficient markets through the generally repeatable alpha of a CEFs discount pattern
* Balancing fundamental and CEF data in portfolio construction.
* Portfolio Selection Criteria for ETFs Accessing Closed-End Funds
* Strategic and Tactical uses for Closed-End Fund ETFs
* Screening for Income Producing CEFs within a UIT

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Pristine Advisers and CEFNetwork presented: Closed-End Fund Analyst Roundtable Webcast

Date: December 2, 2014
Time
: 2:00pm (ET)

Whoattended: 
Directors, Portfolio Managers, other Members of Management of Closed-End funds.

Moderated by: 
Kenneth Fincher, Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager, First Trust Advisors

Panelists:
Elias Lanik, Senior Closed-End Fund Analyst, BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research
Sangeeta Marfatia, Executive Director, UBS CIO Wealth Management Research
Alexander Reiss, Director, Closed-End Fund Research, Stifel, Nicolaus

We were extremely honored to have the top Closed-End Fund Analysts in the industry come together and have an open discussion on the industry.

The topics of discussion included audience participation.

* Review of 2014 and Outlook for 2015
* Is there still value in buying municipal CEFs?
* Senior loan funds: Buy now or continue to wait?
* Buying equity CEFs for income or total return?
* Senior loan funds: Buy now or continue to wait?
* Buying equity CEFs for income or total return?

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Webcast Conference:
The Central Europe and Russia Fund (CEE), The European Equity Fund (EEA) and The New Germany Fund (GF)

The Germany Funds – Review and Outlook

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
11:00 am (ET)

Presented by:
Gerd Kirsten, Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager for European Equities

Gerd Kirsten reviewed recent developments of the three funds and investment perspectives for 2014 within Europe.

For information on the Funds, please visit:
The Central Europe, Russia and Turkey Fund, Inc. (CEE)
The European Equity Fund, Inc.(EEA)
The New Germany Fund, Inc. (GF)

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Pristine Advisers and CEFNetwork: 
The Closed-End Fund Investment Strategies Conference

 
October 29, 2014

Hilton New York
1335 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY. 10019 
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Breakfast & Luncheon

Pristine Advisers and CEFNetwork were pleased to offer the Fourth Annual Closed-End Fund Investment Strategies Conference. The event focused on investment opportunities within theose sectors complemented by insight from top industry professionals. The conference objective was to provide current and significant content on behalf of investment professionals who use CEFs as part of their strategies.

Qualified Investors were welcomed to participate throughout the day with presentations and discussions from Portfolio Managers, Product Specialists, Analysts, and Investors who shared their knowledge and experience on these unique investment vehicles.

Who attended: 
Analysts, Attorneys, Broker Dealers, Charities, Endowments, Planners/Consultants, Financial Press, Hedge Fund Managers, Institutional Investors, Insurance Companies, Market Makers, Pension Fund Managers, Private Banks, Private Client Fund Managers and Strategists

For more information about this event, venue, agenda and the sponsors visit the Conference Event Page.

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This event was accepted for 6 CFP Continuing Education credits

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Photos from this event

Webcast replays

Grier Eliasek - Prospect Capital Corporation

Scott Fleming - Stonebridge Advisors

Rennie McConnochie - Aberdeen Asset Management

Ed Russell - Tortoise Capital Advisors

Alberto Osorio - The Mexico Fund

Aaron Peck - Monroe Capital Corporation

Libby Toudouze - The Cushing Funds

James Upton - Morgan Stanly Investment Management

Peter Vanderlee - ClearBridge Investments

David Wertheim - Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management

Advantages of Tax-Free Municipal Bond Investing Discussion (John Cole Scott, Michael Taggart, Robert Amodeo, Thomas Byron)

Analyst Roundtable Discussion (Kenneth Fincher, Mariana Bush, Alexander Reiss, and Elias Lanik)

Discussion with Financial Advisors (Elias Lanik, John Cole Scott and Robert Shaker)

 

Webcast Conference:
Overview of JPMorgan China Region Fund, Inc. (NYSE: JFC)

Thursday, May 08, 2014
11:00am ET

Presented by:
Emerson Yip, Lead Portfolio Manager

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Webcast Conference:
Overview of Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC)

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
12:30pm (EDT)

Presented by:
Grier Eliasek, President & COO

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Webcast Conference:
The Asia Pacific Fund Review and Outlook

Thursday, March 20, 2014
10:00am (EDT)

Presented by:
Philip Li, Fund Manager

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Webcast Conference:
The Central Europe and Russia Fund (CEE), The European Equity Fund (EEA) and The New Germany Fund (GF)

The Germany Funds – Review and Outlook

Tuesday, March 4, 2014
11:00 am (ET)

Presented by:
Rainer Vermehren, Lead Portfolio Manager of the Funds

Rainer Vermehren reviewed recent developments of the three funds and investment perspectives for 2014 within Europe.

For information on the Funds, please visit:
The Central Europe, Russia and Turkey Fund, Inc. (CEE)
The European Equity Fund, Inc.(EEA)
The New Germany Fund, Inc. (GF)

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City of London Investment Management (CLIM) Webcast Presentation:

Statement on Corporate Governance and Voting Policy for Closed-End Funds, Ninth Edition "PROGRESS & PROBLEMS"

Tuesday, January 21, 2014
11:00 am (EST), 4:00 pm (GMT)

Presented by:
Barry Olliff, Chief Investment Officer
City of London Investment Management

Agenda:

  • The webcast examined how raising governance standards can improve shareholder returns
  • Q&A

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