November 12, 2019

London, United Kingdom

MFA Global Summit 2019 Conference Sponsor Information


aosphere LLP is an affiliate of international legal practice Allen & Overy LLP. The aosphere team specialises in online legal services which help clients manage the law and regulation applicable to a wide range of activities. Legal and compliance professionals use aosphere to help with:

  • Cross-border marketing of funds and investment management services
  • Major shareholding disclosures (including aggregation for discretionary and non-discretionary managers)
  • Disclosures regarding short selling, takeovers and sensitive industries
  • Cross-border data transfers
  • Analysis of industry standard derivatives documentation, e.g. ISDA netting and collateral opinions
  • Margin, clearing and reporting of derivatives transactions to comply with G20 related initiatives

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BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 35 countries. BNY Mellon is a leading fund administrator and custodian of alternative investment assets across credit, hedge, private equity and real estate funds. BNY Mellon also offers cash management, foreign exchange, collateral management, corporate trust and wealth management to the alternative investment industry. As of Sept. 30, 2019, BNY Mellon had $35.8 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration, and $1.9 trillion in assets under management. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK). Additional information is available on Follow us on Twitter @BNYMellon or visit our newsroom at for the latest company news.


BofA Securities offers a premier futures, options, and OTC derivatives platform. We are an industry leader in direct exchange memberships and also provide access via third-party relationships. Our 24-hour execution desk in Chicago provides clients a single access point for all global markets. Regional desks in New York, Montreal, London, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Mumbai enhance our client service capabilities. Our electronic trading suite syncs with a wide variety of client front ends offering direct access to 38 exchanges, along with advanced trading algorithms. We have been at the forefront of the new era of OTC derivatives clearing. Our OTC service offering includes derivatives intermediation, cross margining, world class reporting and reconciliation, leading collateral optimization technology, and allocation processing across multiple accounts on a single multi-market and multi-asset platform.


Barclays is a transatlantic consumer and wholesale bank with global reach, offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US.

With over 325 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 40 countries and employs approximately 85,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide.


Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.

Citi’s integrated business supports clients from pre-trade to execution and post-trade. Citi Equities provides insights, a broad range of products and services and round-the-clock market access for equities and equity-linked instruments, including tailored solutions to accommodate even the most complex of trading strategies. Prime Finance delivers capabilities in prime brokerage, securities lending and financing, agency securities lending, and global capital introductions to help hedge funds reduce risk, improve efficiency and achieve their long-term business objectives. Citi Futures, Clearing and Collateral Management delivers futures execution, OTC derivatives clearing, derivatives intermediation and collateral management services to support operational, asset optimization and liquidity needs.

Industry recognition includes: #1 Agency Lending Regional Provider EMEA, #1 Prime Finance Overall Operations Globally, and Highest Total Global Score from Global Investor (2019); Derivatives Clearing Bank of the Year from Global Capital (2018); and Collateral Services Provider of the Year by Custody Risk Awards (2019).



Credit Suisse is one of the world’s leading financial services providers and is part of the Credit Suisse group of companies. As an integrated bank, Credit Suisse is able to offer clients its expertise in the areas of private banking, investment banking and asset management from a single source. Credit Suisse provides specialist advisory services, comprehensive solutions and innovative products to companies, institutional clients and high net worth private clients worldwide, and also to retail clients in Switzerland. Credit Suisse is headquartered in Zurich and operates in over 50 countries worldwide.

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Delta Air Lines is committed to Miami, offering 29 peak-day flights out of Miami International, to Atlanta, Detroit, Havana, New York, LA, Minneapolis, and Orlando. To complement Miami, we also offer South Florida service out of Fort Lauderdale, offering 36 peak-day flights to 9 key markets.

In addition, Delta operates seasonal, Saturday-only service from Miami International to 5 key markets; Indianapolis, Raleigh Durham, Columbus, Washington D.C., and Boston. Fort Lauderdale also has a seasonal Saturday-only offering to Seattle.

Need to get abroad? Delta’s partners (Air France, Alitalia, Virgin Atlantic, Aeromexico) operate 6 peak-day flights to 4 destinations (Paris, Mexico City, Rome, and London).

Delta is the only US commercial airline to also offer private jet travel. As a wholly owned subsidiary, Delta Private Jets combines 30+ years’ experience serving business and leisure travelers with the resources of one of the world’s largest airlines to provide an exceptional travel solution. Delta Private Jets offers the only jet card with all-inclusive pricing, guaranteed private jet availability, the ability to fly commercially on Delta Air Lines and Diamond Medallion status. Whether traveling commercially or privately, or private jet charter, Delta and Delta Private Jets can provide the first-class experience that’s right for you.


EisnerAmper LLP has a well-established Financial Services Practice that provides audit, tax, and advisory services globally. Our Financial Services Practice, comprised of the Asset Management and Capital Markets Groups, is the largest industry group within EisnerAmper featuring more than 2,500 financial services clients. We have worked with private equity, venture capital and hedge funds firms for over forty-five years, including many of the original firms in the space. Clients rely on our team to navigate regulatory and compliance requirements and help facilitate new growth opportunities. Through a local presence in key international markets and EisnerAmper Global, an international network of accounting firms, we provide our financial services clients expertise where they are doing business, raising capital, and investing.


HSBC Global Banking and Markets is an emerging markets-led and financing-focused business that provides tailored financial solutions to major government, corporate and institutional clients worldwide.

Global Banking and Markets has offices in more than 60 countries and territories. Managed as a global business, we offer clients geographic reach and deep local knowledge.

Our clients are served by teams that bring together relationship managers and product specialists to develop financial solutions that meet individual client needs.

Our Client-focused business lines deliver a full range of banking capabilities:

  • Investment banking and financing solutions, including corporate banking, investment banking, and leveraged acquisition finance.
  • Global transaction banking services, including trade services, global liquidity and cash management, and securities services.
  • One of the largest markets businesses of its kind, with 24-hour coverage and knowledge of local markets and providing services in credit and rates, foreign exchange and money markets.
  • Global asset management solutions for institutions, financial intermediaries and private investors worldwide.
  • A broad range of research services including macro, sector and company coverage complemented by trading ideas and strategies.

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Every week, Hedge Fund Alert delivers the fresh intelligence needed to identify money-making openings in the fund-management arena. The newsletter is recognized for routinely spotlighting key industry developments that haven’t been reported anywhere else.


J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $25 trillion of assets under custody and $471 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world. Further information about J.P. Morgan is available at


At Morgan Lewis, we partner with clients to understand their needs and craft powerful solutions for them. Our team encompasses more than 2,200 legal professionals, including lawyers, patent agents, employee benefits advisers, regulatory scientists, and other specialists, working together across 30 offices in North America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. We provide comprehensive litigation, corporate, finance, restructuring, employment and benefits, and intellectual property services in all major industries, helping clients address and anticipate challenges across vast and rapidly changing landscapes.

The Morgan Lewis Investment Management Practice is one of the largest and most experienced practices providing a full range of legal services to clients in the financial services industry, both domestically and abroad. With more than 150 lawyers in our hedge fund team, Morgan Lewis has one of the largest international hedge fund practices, representing a wide range of hedge fund managers and institutional investors. Our success is due to the skills, experience, and strong client relationships maintained by our hedge fund lawyers and the insights we glean from working closely with hedge fund managers and investors.  In particular, we draw upon our firm’s deep bench of talent in the areas of fund formation, tax, regulatory, futures and derivatives, lending, corporate and securities law.

Our hedge fund lawyers are familiar with the legal issues facing hedge funds, their managers and investors and are located throughout the United States, Europe and Asia.  We represent all types of domestic and off-shore hedge funds, across a broad range of investment and financing strategies, including customized and captive funds, crossover funds, hybrid hedge/private equity funds and funds of funds, as well as many of the largest and most active institutional investors.


With a practice highly attuned to the ever-changing international legal landscape, Sidley has built a reputation for being a powerful legal adviser for global businesses. With 2,000 lawyers across 20 offices worldwide, Sidley maintains a commitment to providing quality legal services and to offering advice in litigation, transactional and regulatory matters spanning virtually every area of law. Our highly regarded broad transactional practice disciplines include capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, structure finance and securitization, intellectual property, funds and other pooled investments, restructuring, bank and commercial lending, public finance, real estate, tax and employee benefits, as well as trusts and estates. Sidley’s extensive litigation experience includes general and commercial litigation, regulatory and financial litigation, antitrust, white collar criminal defense, food and drug, healthcare, patent and other intellectual property litigation, product liability and mass tort litigation, international commercial arbitration and dispute resolution, and international trade law. Our offices are found in Beijing, Boston, Brussels, Century City, Chicago, Dallas, Geneva, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo and Washington, D.C. Attorney Advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

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With over 12,000 employees in more than 40 countries, Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking is present in all major markets and is built on the overriding principles of client service over the long term and sound risk management. Supporting its clients across sectors, we tailor solutions for clients by capitalizing on our worldwide expertise in investment banking, global finance, and global markets. For issuers, we provide a global advisory approach and capital-raising solutions. For investors, we offer investment opportunities and risk management.

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