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LDJ Capital, The Soho Loft ​ Media Group and Victoria Global supported Opal Group’s Family Office and Endowment Investment – West this September 10-11, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada


NEW YORKSept. 23, 2015  — Family offices, Estate Planners, Family Business Experts, Philanthropy Specialists, Tax Planners, Endowments, Consultants, Foundations, Financial Planners, Attorneys, Trust Companies, Accountants, Venture Capitalists and top experts from related industries from across the region converged in Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel in  Vancouver, Canada on Thursday, 10 September 2015 at 8:00 AM for the Family Office & Endowment Investment Forum – West, and  ended 4:00 PM (PDT)  September 11, 2015.

Chairman of LDJ Capital, The Soho Loft Media Group and Victoria Global David Drake said, “This Opal’s premier event should not be missed by any Canadian investor who wants to pursue new and exciting financial opportunities.”

During this two day premier event, the participants went  through diverse options of financial landscapes in Canada that they can invest in. Presentation by top managers, panel discussions and personal meetings were done  also for networking and education. The forum featured several lectures, which included:  Best Practices in Family Philanthropy’s Best Practices, Creating a Family Constitution, Manager Selection, Fixed Income and Credit, Transferring Authority: The Challenges & Benefits of Passing the Torch to Investment Professionals, Equity Investing, Asset Allocation Best Practices, Government Regulation and Taxation for 2014 and Beyond, Trustee-Beneficiary Relationship’s Challenges, New Investment Styles for Family Offices, Emerging and Frontier Markets, Real Estate, Choosing the Right Advisor/Consultant, Philanthropy: Greatness in Gifting, Canadian Taxation & Regulation, Venture Capital/Private Equity, Family Office Reporting, Asset Protection Strategies, Real Assets & Energy, Hedge Funds, Direct Private Equity and Real Assets such as timber, precious metals, agriculture and infrastructures.

The top topics discussed in the meeting were: student house/old age/ assisted living homes are good property in Vancouver;  and for Pharmaceuticals, the good investments are  on  the cure for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.


The symposium speakers are experts in their respective fields, and included:

Advisor, The Stollery Charitable Foundation
Board Member, West Vancouver Community Foundation
CEO & Founder, Sparrows Capital (MFO)
CEO, New Market Funds
CEO & Partner, Trypuc Philanthropy
Chairman, Investaflex Financial Group (MFO)
Chief Investment Officer, PenderFund Capital Management
CIO, Asper Foundation
CIO, Asper Foundation
Director, Vancouver Foundation
Executive Director, Canadian Friends of Tel Aviv University
Family Enterprise Advisor, Lead Family Enterprise Advisors
Founder and Managing Partner,  Capital Development and Leasing Strategy,
Baceline Investments, LLC
Karen LaPrade, Communication, Strategy, Lead Family Enterprise Advisors
Managing Director / CEO, Two Degrees Advisory Group
President & CEO, VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation
President & CEO, St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation
President, Landmark Advantage (MFO)
President & CEO, TriView Capital Ltd.
President & CEO, United Way of the Lower Mainland
President, Republic Funds
President and CIO, EA GLOBAL LLC (SFO)
President & CIO, EA GLOBAL LLC (SFO)
President, Inflection Management Inc.
President, Cooper Family Office (SFO)
President, Ecotrust Canada
President, Palliser Capital Management Ltd. (MFO)
Senior Consultant, Verus Investments
Vice President, Fund Development, Pacific Autism Family Centre Foundation

After the invigorating conversation, participants were led  to the top floor of the hotel where they enjoyed the beauty of the sunset over the mild mountains of Canada.

The Executive sponsors for this event included Durum Properties Inc., Rockspring and Two Degrees Advisory Group. The general sponsors include: Inflection Alternative Assets, Baceline Investments, Pender Fund Capital Management, Shoreline Venture Management, Republic Funds, Triview Capital LTD and Yaletown Venture Partners. The exhibit sponsor for this forum is Pinnacle Wealth Brokers. The supporting organization for this premier event is ILPA. Many media companies have partnered with OPAL for this event, including: Around Wall Street, Barclay Hedge, Bloomberg Brief, ATMonitor, Global Banking and Finance Review, Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association and The Soho Loft Media Group.

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