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Distinguished Speakers Series: Andre Perold (Ended)


Investing in Real Assets

Date, Time, and Location:
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
12:00 pm
Hotel Allegro, 171 W. Randolph St, Chicago, IL  60601   (Driving Directions)

Distinguished Speakers Series:
Andre Perold, Co-Founder, Managing Partner, and Chief Investment Officer of HighVista Strategies

Date, Time, and Location:
Tues., June 25, 2013
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Hotel Allegro, 171 W. Randolph Street, Chicago IL

Program Description:
Investing in Real Assets
Andre Perold will discuss investing in real assets such as timberland, farmland, water, shipping, oil and gas, and metals. The focus will be on the opportunity set for real asset investing in the context of today’s macro environment.

Fee:
Members - $45
Non-Members - $55
Student-Members - $10
(payable by cash, check, credit card or function ticket)*

CFA Institute Qualified Activity: Eligible for 1 credit hour

Attire: Business Casual

Menu: Chef's Choice (Vegetarian meal available upon request)

For Reservations:
Register online below.

Agenda:
11:30 am - 12:00 pm: Registration & Networking
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Luncheon Presentation with Q&A

Hosted by: Luncheon Program Advisory Group

Andre Perold Andre F. Perold
Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer, HighVista Strategies, LLC
George Gund Professor of Finance & Banking, Emeritus, Harvard Business School

Andre Perold is a Founder, Managing Partner, and Chief Investment Officer of HighVista Strategies, a Boston-based endowment management firm. HighVista employs an approach based on broad diversification and risk management across global asset classes and alternative investments. Perold is also the George Gund Professor of Finance and Banking, Emeritus at the Harvard Business School, where he had a distinguished career over more than three decades before assuming his current role at HighVista in mid-2011. He had previously served as Chairman of HighVista's Investment Committee while he was still at Harvard.

Perold is the author and co-author of numerous articles, cases, and two books, all relating to investment management, capital markets, and the financial system. At Harvard Business School, he developed popular courses in Investment Management and Capital Markets, including a recent course focused on investing in real assets. Perold has received numerous awards for teaching excellence, and he was voted the School's most outstanding professor in a Business Week student survey. He also served in senior roles at Harvard Business School, including as a Senior Associate Dean and Chair of the Finance Faculty.

In addition to his work at Harvard and HighVista, Perold has served as a director, trustee and advisory board member of a variety of not-for-profit and other organizations. He is presently a director of The Vanguard Group and Rand Merchant Bank, an Overseer of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, and a member of the Investment Committee of the Partners Healthcare System. He also serves on a number of advisory boards, including the Advisory Council of the Financial Analysts Journal. Perold received his Bachelor's degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, and his Masters and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University.

*Special Notes Regarding Fees:
Regular, Candidate, and Affiliate Members may apply function tickets as payment for Non-member or Student-Member. Credit card required to guarantee ALL reservations except for reservations using Function Tickets. Day-of-event registrations accepted on-site only if applicable and space available. There is a $5 surcharge for walk-ins. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diners Club are accepted. Cancellations accepted until 5:00 pm, June 20.

Passport Program
Members of any CFA society may attend at the CFA Chicago member rate. If you are only a member of CFA Institute, you do not qualify for the society member rate.

CFA Institute CE Qualified Activity
This program qualifies for credit under the guidelines for the CFA Institute Professional Development Program.

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