David K.A. Mordecai made three presentations at the 11th Annual Global Alternative Investment Management (GAIM) Conference, June 7-9, 2005 in Lausanne, Switzerland at the Beaulieu Conference Center.
David K.A. Mordecai presented the Research Paper of the Year: Evidence from Hedge Fund Performance on the Relevance of Credit and Leverage for Investment Capacity and Survivorship Bias.
Additionally, David K.A. Mordecai also moderated two panels. The first panel, which he introduced and moderated, was entitled The GAIM 2005 Global Economic Policy Review: Structural Change Within the Alternative Investment Space: The Latest from the Most Influential Voices to Leading Policy Makers on Both Sides of the Atlantic: Management of Regulation, Markets, Credit & Liquidity and the Implications for Investors & Investees. The other speakers included:
- Ingo Walter, Seymour Milstein Professor of Finance, Corporate Governance and Ethics, NYU Stern School of Business and Director & Professor of International Management, Stern Global Business Institute
- David DeRosa, Frederick Frank Adjunct Professor of Finance, Yale School of Management
- Richard Herring, Jacob Safra Professor of International Banking and Professor of Finance, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
David Mordecai also moderated the panel Assessing Trends in Structured Credit: Identifying Opportunities and Threats that Influence Performance. The panelists included:
- Stephen Antczak, Global Co-Head of Structured Credit Trading Strategy, UBS Securities
- Andrew Feldstein, Managing Partner, BlueMountain Capital Partners
The GAIM International conference is the largest and longest running hedge fund event in the world, and regularly attracts institutional investors, private bankers, high net worth individuals, family offices and sovereign wealth funds as well as fund managers including big brands and boutique investment houses from across the globe.