2013 Investing Conference

The 2nd Annual UCLA Anderson Investing Conference

Friday, February 8, 2013

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Korn Hall


Keynote Speaker

Joshua S. Friedman

Joshua S. Friedman
Canyon Capital Advisors

Mr. Friedman is Co-Founder, Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Canyon Partners, LLC, a leading global alternative asset management firm headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast & Sign-In
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Generating Alpha Through Quantitative Strategies
Wayne Dahl
Head of Risk Management, Canyon Capital Advisors
Robert Gingrich
Risk Manager, WAMCO
Steve Sapra
Senior Vice President, PIMCO
Shane Shepherd (’07)
Head of Fixed Income Research, Research Affiliates
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Behavioral Finance: The Psychology Behind Investing
Kenneth Broad (’94)
Senior Portfolio Manager, Delaware Investments
Cynthia Harrington
Principal, Cynthia Harrington & Associates
Randy Saaf
CEO, AlphaGenius Technologies
Avanidhar (Subra) Subrahmanyam (’90)
Professor, UCLA Anderson
Dan Pomerantz (’00)
Principal, Bessemer Trust
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Intermission
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The Unprecedented State of Credit Markets
Howard Levkowitz
Managing Partner, Tennenbaum Capital Partners
  Desmund Shirazi
Managing Director, Oaktree Capital Management
  Melissa Weiler
Managing Director, Crescent Capital
Arun Rao (’13)
MBA Candidate, UCLA Anderson
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. Value Creation Through Public and Private Equity
  Sarah Ketterer
CEO " Portfolio Manager, Causeway Capital
  Stephen Royer (’91)
Partner, Shamrock Capital Advisors
Srinivas (Srini) Pulavarti
President & CIO, UCLA Investment Company
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Keynote Address
  Joshua S. Friedman
Co-Founder, Co-Chairman & Co-CEO, Canyon Capital Advisors
  Introduction by Ivo Welch
UCLA Anderson Laurence and Lori Fink Center for Finance & Investments
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Cocktail & Networking Reception