NEW YORK, May 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Link’s 17th Annual Closed-Ends Funds & Global ETFs Forum will take place on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at the Metropolitan Club in New York City.

This event is held in cooperation with the New York Stock Exchange.

Financial Advisors and Qualified Investors can attend the morning and afternoon sessions at no cost. The event has been approved for 7 CFP/CIMA/CPWA CE Credits.

Among others, the Forum will also feature a MLP Industry Roundtable Panel discussing the latest trends, developments and outlook in the sector. 

FEATURED SPEAKERS

  • Michael Jabara, Managing Director and Head of ETF and Closed-End Fund Research - Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
  • Ganesh V. Jois, CFA, Managing Director, Portfolio Manager, Energy & Infrastructure - Goldman Sachs Asset Management
  • Jay Hatfield, Co-founder and CEO - Infrastructure Capital Advisors (NYSEArca:AMZA)
  • Brian Sulley, CFA, Client Portfolio Manager – Tortoise (NYSE:TYG) (NYSE:NTG) (NYSE:NDP) (NYSE:TPZ) (NYSEArca:TPYP) (BATS:TBLU)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
John Stoltzfus, Managing Director, Chief Investment Strategist - Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc.

REGISTRATION
To register please click on the link below or copy and paste it in your browser: http://forums.capitallink.com/cef/2018/index.html.

FORUM OVERVIEW
With a 17-year track record, Capital Link’s Annual Closed-End Funds & Global ETFs Forum is the longest running investment forum with significant branding and recognition in the industry. It updates the broader investment community on the latest trends, developments and investment strategies using Closed-End Funds, MLPs, BDCs, and Exchange Traded Funds.

This conference consistently draws over 1,000 professionals every year. Financial advisors, institutional investors, RIAs, private bankers, financial planners, fund and asset managers, analysts, and financial media utilize this forum not only as a resource for sharing and evaluating the latest CEF and ETF products and trends, but also as an interactive platform for enhancing visibility and establishing the right connections.

There are eight INDUSTRY PANELS: Where is the value in CEFs today; Alternative Income Generation Strategies; ETF Industry Roundtable; Use of Leverage in CEFs; CEFs – Addressing the Primary & Secondary Markets Challenges; BDCs – Financing America’s Growth; MLP Industry Roundtable; and Crypto Currency/Blockchain Roundtable.

PRESENTATION ON INVESTMENT STRATEGIES include: Investment Opportunities in Ireland; and How Disruptive Technology is Changing the Future of Investing.

ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

  • Mariana Bush, CFA, CEF & ETP Research – Wells Fargo Investment Institute
  • Michael Jabara, Managing Director, Head of ETF & CEF Research – Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
  • Alexander Reiss, Director - Stifel

PARTICIPATING COMPANIES:

  • Aberdeen Standard Investments
  • Advent Capital Management, LLC
  • ALPS  
  • Amplify ETFs
  • Calamos Investments
  • Cohen & Steers (NYSE:MIE)
  • Dechert LLP
  • DWS
  • ETFGI LLP
  • Exchange Traded Concepts
  • First Trust Portfolios
  • Fitch Ratings
  • Four Wood Capital Partners LLC
  • Goldman Sachs Asset Management
  • Grayscale Investments
  • Guggenheim Investments (NYSE:FMO)
  • Infrastructure Capital Advisors
  • Innovation Shares
  • Invesco PowerShares
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
  • The New Ireland Fund
  • New York Stock Exchange
  • Nuveen Investments
  • Oppenheimer Asset Management, Inc.
  • Robo Global
  • Schroder Investment Management
  • Stifel
  • Tortoise
  • VanEck
  • Wells Fargo Investment Institute
  • Wells Fargo Securities

FORUM TARGET AUDIENCE
Financial advisors, registered investment advisors, institutional investors, private bankers & wealth managers, securities analysts, retail & institutional brokers, industry specialists & analysts, financial press & media, and other qualified investors will be in attendance.

FORUM SPONSORS & MEDIA PARTERS

In Cooperation with: New York Stock Exchange

Event Sponsors: Aberdeen Standard Investments • ALPS • Amplify ETFs • Calamos Investments • Cohen & Steers • Dechert LLP • DWS • First Trust • Fitch Ratings • Goldman Sachs • Guggenheim Investments • Infrastructure Capital Advisors • The New Ireland Fund, Inc. • Schroder Investment Management • Stifel • Tortoise

Media Partners: Barron’s • Hedge Fund Alert • Investor’s Business Daily • Seeking Alpha

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER:
Please visit: http://forums.capitallink.com/cef/2018/overview.html
Or, contact Anny Zhu at Forum@CapitalLink.com.
Telephone: +1-212-661-7566

ORGANIZER: CAPITAL LINK, INC. 
Founded in 1995, Capital Link is a New York based investor relations, financial communication and advisory form with strategic focus on Closed-End Funds and ETFs, MLPs, the energy, commodities and maritime sectors. In addition, Capital Link organizes ten investment conferences a year in the United States and Europe all of which are known for combining rich educational and informational content with unique marketing and networking opportunities. Capital Link is a member of the Baltic Exchange. Based in New York City, Capital Link has offices in London, Athens & Oslo.