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CAIS Hosts Series of Educational Sessions and Annual Dinner

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CAIS, a New York-based financial technology company providing an independent, alternative investment platform to the wealth management industry, recently held a series of events in New York City to provide its clients educational opportunities and overall market insights. Activities commenced with a presentation on Thursday, Sept. 22nd at the office of Paulson & Co, where John Paulson discussed the current markets and provided updates on his funds. Subsequently, Mr. Paulson held a Q&A session to answer specific client questions.

Following the Paulson discussion, guests were invited to attend the CAIS Annual Dinner at the 21 Club. “We were glad to offer an open forum with industry leaders to discuss the trends and opportunities facing our clients,” said Rafay Farooqui, Managing Principal of CAIS. “ The innovation and advancements being made will continue to empower our clients and help us meet their needs.” Matt Brown, CEO of CAIS, welcomed guests with opening remarks about the need for innovation when meeting client needs. He focused on the ever changing wealth management landscape and CAIS’s drive to bring alternative investment solutions to its growing global client base.

Following the opening address, Dan Tapiero, the Co-Founder of Gold Bullion International (GBI), the leading institutional precious metals provider, discussed the current state of gold and the ability to access hard assets, specifically precious metals such as gold, platinum and silver. The events were broadly attended by CAIS clients, including advisors and senior management, service providers and platform managers. Mercer Investment ConsultingSchwabPershingDeloitteHighbridge Capital ManagementD. E. Shaw Group and Millennium were represented among others. Rounding out the event, Izzy Englander, Founder and CEO of Millennium Management invited CAIS clients to attend a private breakfast the next morning held at the Millennium offices.

About CAIS

CAISis the pioneer in democratizing access to and education about alternative investments and structured notes for independent advisors, asset managers, and bank issuers, empowering them to engage and transact on a massive scale. We believe that the combination of industry-leading technology and human interaction throughout the pre-trade, trade, and post-trade experience delivers superior operational efficiency and a world-class client experience. 

 CAIS provides advisors with access to a broad selection of alternative investment strategies, including hedge funds, private equity, private debt, real estate, infrastructure, and structured notes, allowing them to capitalize on opportunities and withstand ever-changing markets.  

CAIS streamlines the end-to-end transaction process through digital subscriptions and powers integrated reporting through leading US custodians and reporting providers, making investing in alternatives simpler.  CAIS also enables advisors to centralize all their alts and notes on one platform, whether they were purchased on or off the CAIS platform, through CAIS Solutions, and helps advisors create custom fund vehicles around ideas they source. 

Founded in 2009, CAIS, a fintech leader, supports over 34,000 advisors who oversee more than $4.5 trillion in network assets. Since its inception, CAIS has facilitated over $30 billion in transaction volume. CAIS has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Austin, and London. For more information about CAIS, please visit    

 Securities offered through CAIS Capital LLC, member FINRA, SIPC.   



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