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Top Hedge Fund Managers Convene for Bloomberg Hedge Funds 2010

November 18, 2010

  Top Hedge Fund Managers Convene for Bloomberg Hedge Funds 2010

 Industry Leaders, Including Bill Ackman, Glenn Dubin and Leon Cooperman, To
                Examine Key Issues for Funds and 2011 Outlook

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- November 18, 2010

As hedge funds begin to recover, having rallied to a two-year high with a gain
of 1.5 percent in October, Bloomberg LINK will bring together the world’s top
managers and investors to discuss the state of the industry at Bloomberg Hedge
Funds 2010.

The Summit, being held on Thursday, December 2, 2010 at The Guggenheim Museum
in New York City, will focus on key topics for hedge fund managers and
investors as they enter 2011, including sovereign debt, real estate,
regulatory reform, foreign exchange, commodities and the emergence of new
markets. In particular, panel sessions will look at the impact of the Federal
Reserve’s second round of quantitative easing, the effect national deficits
will have on the bull bond market, how an increase in mergers and acquisitions
is driving investor activism, and how China’s financial growth will affect the
global economy.

To debate these topics, Bloomberg will convene some of the biggest names in
hedge funds, including:

  * William A. Ackman, Founder, Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P.
  * Laszlo Birinyi, President, Birinyi Associates, Inc.
  * Leon G. Cooperman, Chairman, Omega Advisors, Inc.
  * Eric R. Dinallo, Henry Kaufman Visiting Professor of Finance, New York
    University Stern School of Business; Former Superintendent, Insurance, New
    York State
  * Glenn Dubin, CEO & Co-Founder, Highbridge Capital Management, LLC
  * Andrew Feldstein, Co-Founder, CEO and Chief Investment Officer,
    BlueMountain Capital Management, LLC
  * Orin S. Kramer, General Partner, Boston Provident, L.P.
  * Greg Lippmann, Co-Founder, Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager,
    LibreMax Capital
  * James L. Melcher, Founder, Partner and Chief Investment Officer, Balestra
  * Laurence H. Meyer, Co-Founder and Senior Managing Director, Macroeconomic
    Advisers, LLC; Former Member, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
  * Donald Morgan, Founder and Managing Partner, Brigade Capital Management,
  * Paolo M. Pellegrini, President, PSQR Capital Management
  * Edmund Phelps, McVickar Professor of Political Economy and Director,
    Center on Capitalism and Society, Columbia University
  * Kenneth Rogoff, Professor of Economics, Harvard University
  * Whitney R. Tilson, Founder and Managing Partner, T2Partners, LLC

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