The next Fink Investing Conference will be on April 30, 2020. Details are forthcoming.

2019 Fink Investing Conference Highlights


On April 15th, the Fink Center for Finance & Investments was proud to host the eighth annual Fink Investing Conference. The goal of the conference is to bring together our students, alumni and the practitioner community for a day of networking and a thoughtful exchange of ideas.

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Keynote Speakers


Richard Kayne (’68)

Founder and Co-Chairman
Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors

Joshua S. Friedman

Co-Founder, Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer
Canyon Partners, LLC




Justin Barton

President and Chief Investment Officer
UCLA Investment Company

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Antonio Bernardo

Joel Fried Chair in Applied Finance and Professor of Finance
UCLA Anderson School of Management

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Justin Chang

Managing Director, Global Head of Private Equity
Colony Capital Inc.

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Andrea Eisfeldt

Laurence D. and Lori W. Fink Endowed Chair in Finance
UCLA Anderson School of Management

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Lisa Fridman (’04)

Portfolio Manager and Co-Head of Alternative Beta
Martlet Asset Management

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Stuart A. Gabriel

Arden Realty Chair, Professor of Finance and Director, Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate
UCLA Anderson School of Management

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Alfred E. Osborne, Jr.

Interim Dean, Professor and Faculty Director, Price Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation
UCLA Anderson School of Management

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Ryan O'Grady

Chief Executive Officer and Founder
ROW Asset Management

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David A. Plecha (’87)

Global Head of Fixed Income
Dimensional Fund Advisors

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Emmanuel Vallod

CEO and Co-Founder
SumUp Analytics

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Jose Ursua

Dodge and Cox

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Past Keynotes


Jay Wintrob

CEO, Oaktree Capital Group
2018 Keynote Speaker

John Mapes (B.A. '90)

Managing Partner, Aurora Capital Partners
2018 Keynote Speaker

Tad Rivelle ('90)

Group Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer–Fixed Income, Co-Director Fixed Income, TCW
2017 Keynote Speaker

Hans Hufschmid ('85)

Managing Partner, AltB Partners LP
2017 Keynote Speaker

Neel Kashkari

President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
2017 Keynote Speaker

Rob Arnott

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Research Affiliates
2016 Keynote Speaker

David Booth

Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Dimensional Fund Advisors
2016 Keynote Speaker

Antony Ressler

Chairman, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Ares Management L.P.
2015 Keynote Speaker

Steven Romick

Managing Partner, First Pacific Advisors
2014 Keynote Speaker

Joshua S. Friedman

Co-Founder, Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Canyon Partners, LLC
2013 Keynote Speaker

Howard Marks

Co-Chairman, Oaktree Capital
2012 Keynote Speaker


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