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For more information on speaking opportunities at PartnerConnect 2014 contact:
Mark Cecil | Tel: +1-617-856-1871 | Email: mark.cecil@thomsonreuters.com

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Andrew Dakos   |  Bert Davis   |  Joseph DeMatteo   |  Thomas Deinet   |  David Dickman   |  Michael Dubin

Andrew Dakos, Principal/Portfolio Manager, Bulldog Investors

Andrew Dakos is a Principal at Bulldog Investors, LLC, an investment advisor to several private investment funds as well as Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE: SPE), with an emphasis on value investing, particularly in closed-end funds (CEFs). Mr. Dakos manages the firmís investment strategy with co-founder Phil Goldstein, and serves as a director and president of Special Opportunities Fund, and director of Imperial Holdings (NYSE: IFT) and Mexico Equity and Income Fund (NYSE: MXE). An acknowledged authority on value investing and shareholder activism, Mr. Dakos has been a featured speaker at a number of industry forums, has been quoted in investment publications such as The Investorís Guide to Closed-End Funds and Value Investor Insight, and has been interviewed on Bloomberg Radio and CNBC. Mr. Dakos received his BS in Business Administration from the University of Delaware.

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Bert Davis, President, Granville Capital, Inc.

Mr. Davis serves as the President of Granville Capital, Inc., having joined in 2008 to focus on hedge fund manager research, including both credit and equity related strategies, and portfolio management for Granvilleís funds of hedge funds. Prior to joining Granville Capital, Mr. Davis was Vice President International for Shurtape Technologies LLC, a privately held business with over 1,000 employees. During his tenure with Shurtape Technologies LLC, he visited over 60 countries and gained extensive international experience managing, investing in, and developing entrepreneurial global businesses.

Mr. Davis currently serves on the Board of the Greensboro Childrenís Museum as Treasurer and Chairman of the Finance Committee. He also serves on the Investment Committees of the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro and Greensboro Day School. In addition, he is President of the Board of Directors of Shurtape Peru, S.A.

Mr. Davis attended Princeton University, receiving an AB in 1988. He also attended both the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law and School of Business, receiving JD and MBA degrees in 1993. Mr. Davis is licensed by the NC Board of Law Examiners and is an active member of the State Bar. He obtained the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation in 2008 and is Series 3 registered through the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Mr. Davis and his wife, Fran, have three daughters and a son and reside in Greensboro.

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Joseph DeMatteo, CEO, JDM Capital


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Thomas Deinet, Executive Director, Hedge Fund Standards Board

Thomas Deinet was appointed Executive Director of the Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB) in September 2008. In 2007, Mr. Deinet joined the working group to project manage the development of practice standards proposed by 14 leading international hedge fund managers that led to the establishment of the HFSB.

Prior to joining the HFSB, he was a senior manager at Oliver Wyman, where he extensively worked with major financial institutions in Europe covering asset management as well as corporate and investment banking. Mr. Deinet also worked as an analyst in energy trading for a major commodities trading firm.

Mr. Deinet is a graduate of the University of Karlsruhe, Germany, with a major in industrial engineering and holds an MSc from Purdue University, USA. Thomas is a CFA charterholder.

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David Dickman, Director of Business Development, Billings Capital Management


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Michael Dubin, Managing Director & Principal, Silvercrest Asset Management Group

Bio to come..

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