CAASA Events

Private Equity / Venture Capital Day: Government of Canada / CAASA Speed-Dating session

Wednesday, October 16, 2019. Part 1: Together with the Government of Canada’s Consulate General in NYC, we are putting CAASA member companies in front of Canada-based SFOs and MFOs in a speed-dating event.

Private Equity / Venture Capital Day: Access to Private Fund & the Canadian PE/VC Landscape

Wednesday, October 16, 2019. Part 2: This session will consist of two panels followed by a reception. It will first be lead with an introduction of PE/VC by industry leaders, then a panel covering more technical areas such as fund structures and the other on the landscape in Canada for PE/VC (access to B-round financing etc.).

Venture Lending: Matching the yield requirements of investors with the financing needs of growing companies

Thursday, October 17, 2019. This presentation explains why a growing number of SaaS businesses are using venture debt and the role private debt had in a fixed income strategy.

Starting an Alternative Fund Series: Staffing Your Fund: The how, why, when, and for how much of getting the best talent (Part 3)

Thursday October 17, 2019. You will learn about the roles of an asset manager (hint: it’s more than just PM), required skills, pay/comp packages, hiring/termination, and exactly what you need to do to staff your shop up right.

2020 CAASA Mentorship Info Session & Drinks

Wednesday, October 23, 2019. This introductory session will provide an overview of the program, expectations and the application process. It is open to all CAASA Members that might be interested in participating in the program and are unsure of what to expect, time commitments, how to apply and more.

CAASA Annual Conference 2019

Monday, November 4 - Tuesday Nov, 5, 2019. The CAASA Annual Conference brings together speakers and participants for two days of panels and break-out sessions that will focus on key issues facing investors and managers in Canada and elsewhere. Register now.

Starting an Alternative Fund Series: Staffing Your Fund: Regulatory Compliance Audits- What you Need to Know (Part 4)

Thursday, November 14, 2019. Attendees of this session will get an in-depth view of how to establish a compliance process and ‘culture of compliance’ such that visits from the regulator should be relatively painless process such that managers can have all that they need to answer regulators’ questions at hand. How to work with various regulators and comply with specific requests will also be discussed. Our panel includes a lawyer, operations specialist, and manager - all with deep knowledge of the space.

Starting an Alternative Fund Series: Building Out Your Trading Desk (Part 5)

Thursday, November 28, 2019. This session in the series will focus on what start-up managers need to know in order to create their own trade desk (especially those who came from a fire-and-forget trading structure where they could focus on portfolio management exclusively). It will also cover IT set-up and other areas that new manager might not be as strong in (but need to be) when they start out.