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CNBC AND INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR TO LAUNCH ANNUAL INVESTOR CONFERENCE

Beth Goldman
Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011 | 1:00 PM ET

Premier Conference for the Investor and Business Elite to be Held on September 14, 2011 at The Pierre in New York City

Distinguished Industry and Thought Leaders Come Together to Devise Effective Strategies for Today’s Investors

Englewood Cliffs, N.J., April 27, 2011 -- CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, and Institutional Investor, today announced the inaugural Delivering Alpha conference, a singular investor event, scheduled for September 14, 2011, at The Pierre in New York City.

The biggest names in the hedge fund and investor communities, as well as influential political and economic leaders, will gather at this one-day event to discuss the strategies for global investment success. Led by top journalists from CNBC and Institutional Investor, the conference will be a dynamic conversation with some of the world’s most respected investors. In one-on-one interviews and panel discussions, these investors will reveal their investment ideas and debate critical issues to the investing world such as surging global debt concerns, geopolitical pressures and the impact of new regulations. CNBC will be broadcasting portions of the Delivering Alpha conference live on CNBC TV and CNBC.com.

“This is a one-of-a-kind gathering of luminaries who will share their insights on investing in a fast-changing world and present provocative proposals on the global economy,” said Nikhil Deogun, Managing Editor, CNBC Business News.

“In a world marked by continued economic and financial uncertainty, never has there been a greater need for the kind of investment intelligence that this conference will deliver,” said Michael Peltz, Executive Editor of Institutional Investor magazine.

The conference agenda is being created in collaboration with a distinguished group of advisory board members including:

William Ackman, Pershing Square Capital Management

Steven Algert, J. Paul Getty Trust

Clifford Asness, AQR Capital Management

Peter Briger Jr., Fortress Investment Group

Arpad Busson, The EIM Group

Leon Cooperman, Omega Advisors

Laurence Fink, BlackRock

Sonia Gardner, Avenue Capital Group

Peter Gilbert, Lehigh University

J. Tomilson Hill, Blackstone Marketable Alternative Asset Management

Scott Kalb, Korea Investment Corporation

Pierre Lagrange, GLG Partners

Jim Leech, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan

Jim O’Neill, Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Anne Popkin, Symphony Asset Management

Bruce Richards, Marathon Asset Management

Jeff Scott, Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation

Ted Seides, Protégé Partners

Damon Silvers, AFL-CIO

Thomas Steyer, Farallon Capital Management

Joseph Stiglitz, Columbia University

A portion of the conference proceeds will benefit The Council for Economic Education (CEE), the nation's leading non-profit dedicated to increasing the economic and financial literacy of K-12 students.

For more information about the 2011 Delivering Alpha conference including registration and sponsorship opportunities, log on to: http://delivering-alpha.com

About CNBC:

With CNBC in the U.S., CNBC in Asia Pacific, CNBC in Europe, Middle East and Africa, CNBC World and CNBC HD+, CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news providing real-time data, analysis and information to more than 390 million homes worldwide. The network's 16 live hours a day of business programming in North America (weekdays from 4:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m.) is produced at CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and includes reports from CNBC News bureaus worldwide. CNBC.com and CNBC Mobile Web (mobile.cnbc.com) offer real-time stock quotes, charts, analysis and both on-demand and live streaming video.

Members of the media can receive more information about CNBC and its programming on the NBC Universal Media Village Web site at http://www.nbcumv.com/mediavillage/networks/cnbc/

About Institutional Investor:

Institutional Investor magazine is the preeminent publication capturing the emergence and growth of institutional investors since the late 1960’s. Institutional Investor covers all asset owners – to include pension, endowment and sovereign wealth funds and their impact on global financial markets. In addition to the flagship magazine, Institutional Investor publishes newsletters, books, research products, electronic databases and academic publications, including the iconic Journal of Portfolio Management. Institutional Investor Conferences and Memberships deliver the world’s leading asset management firms and institutional investors to foster relationship-building and idea exchange during informal, interactive meetings as well as industry focused research in-between these meetings. Institutional Investor is wholly owned by Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (ERM.L).

About CNBC:

With CNBC in the U.S., CNBC in Asia Pacific, CNBC in Europe, Middle East and Africa, CNBC World and CNBC HD+, CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news providing real-time data, analysis and information to more than 390 million homes worldwide. The network's 16 live hours a day of business programming in North America (weekdays from 4:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m.) is produced at CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and includes reports from CNBC News bureaus worldwide. CNBC.com and CNBC Mobile Web (mobile.cnbc.com) offer real-time stock quotes, charts, analysis and both on-demand and live streaming video.

Members of the media can receive more information about CNBC and its programming on the NBC Universal Media Village Web site at http://www.nbcumv.com/mediavillage/networks/cnbc/