LKCM Center for Financial Studies | Investment Strategies Conference History

The Investment Strategies Conference is held each spring on the TCU Campus, sponsored by the LKCM Center for Financial Studies and the TCU Endowment Office. The popular half-day conference welcomes investment professionals, students, faculty and staff to hear from high-profile keynote speakers and panels of respected investment managers who discuss their current strategies on specific investment opportunities. For more information, contact the LKCM Center at cfs@tcu.edu or 817-257-7788.

Past Speakers

2017 Stressed and Distressed Investing
Luncheon Keynote:
Niall Ferguson
Author, Historian, Harvard Professor Hoover Institution Fellow, Stanford University
Morning Keynote Speaker:
Howard Marks, Founder and Co-Chairman, Oaktree

 

2016 The Global Competition for Capital
Luncheon Keynote:
George W. Bush
43rd President of the United States

 

2015 Event-Driven Strategies
Luncheon Keynote:
Jamie Dinan
Founder, Chairman and CEO
York Capital Management
Morning Keynote Speaker:
Howard Marks, Founder and Co-Chairman
Oaktree

 

2014 Private Equity
Keynote Speaker:
David Bonderman, Founding Partner
Texas Pacific Group

 

2013 Activist Investing
Keynote Speaker:
Ralph Whitworth, Founder,
Principal, Investment Committee
Member, Relational Investors, LLC.

 

2012 Global Macro Investment Opportunities
Keynote Speaker:
J. Kyle Bass, TCU BBA '92, Managing Partner, Hayman Capital Management L.P.
Speaker:
Maury Harris, Managing Director and Chief Economist for the Americas, UBS Investment Research

 

2011 Investing in Commodities & Other Hard Assets
Keynote Speakers:
Rebecca Patterson, Global Head of Currencies and Commodities, J.P. Morgan Private Bank
Dan Pickering, Co-President, Head of Securities, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. Securities, Inc.

 

2010 Capitalizing on the Growth in China and India
Keynote Speaker:
Paul Lauritano, TCU MBA '92, Managing Director, Global Special Opportunities Group, J.P. Morgan

 

2009 Energy Investment Opportunities
Keynote Speaker:
Susan Combs, Texas State Comptroller
Clay Sell, former Deputy Energy Secretary

 

2008 Global Real Estate Investment
Keynote Speaker:
Mac Holliday, Chairman & CEO of SL Green

 

2007 Hedge Fund and Private Equity Convergence
Keynote Speaker:
John Bader, CEO of Halcyon Asset Management

 

2006 International Investments
Keynote Speaker:
George R. Hoguet, Senior Principal, State Street GlobalAdvisors

 

2005 Oil and Gas Investments
Keynote Speaker:
Jon Brumley, Chairman & CEO, Encore Acquisitions

 

2004 Private Equity and Venture Capital Keynote Speaker:
Joe Melone, Chairman & CEO, The Equitable Life Assurance

 

2003 Hedge Funds
Keynote Speaker:
J. Luther King Jr., TCU BBA '62, TCU MBA '66, Chairman and CEO, Luther King Capital Management

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