New York (HedgeCo.net) – $5.7 billion hedge fund firm, SkyBridge Capital, has announced that Vice President Al Gore, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and Secretary of Defense Dr. Robert M. Gates will serve as keynote speakers at the SkyBridge Alternatives (SALT 2012) Conference May 8 to 11, 2012, at the Bellagio Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.
“We are very excited to draw off the success of past SALT conferences to bring together leaders who are keen to present fresh thinking and hard views that will impact decision-making for investors, managers and the broader financial sector,” said Victor Oviedo, partner at SkyBridge and director of SALT. “Especially during the election year, SALT promises to provide a forum for balanced discussions and present all sides of the political debate, which have wide reaching implications on the domestic and global financial markets.”
Additional notable speakers confirmed for SALT 2012 include Paul Singer, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Elliott Management Corporation; Elena Ambrosiadou, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of IKOS Group; Kyle Bass, Principal & Portfolio Manager of Hayman Capital Management L.P.; Leon Cooperman, Chairman and CEO of Omega Advisors; John H. Burbank III, Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Passport Capital LLC; Joseph Dear, Chief Investment Officer of California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS); Jim Collins, best-selling author of Great by Choice; and Nouriel Roubini, Co-Founder & Chariman of Roubini Global Economics.
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