New York, NY (PRWEB) March 03, 2013
Dubai, UAE & New York, NY - Candice Beaumont was selected as a speaker for 3 upcoming conferences in Dubai, including the Asset Allocation Summit Middle East, Private Equity World Middle East and Emerging Mangers Forum Middle East. Ms. Beaumont will be part of an investor panel discussion on hedge fund strategies on Sunday March 3rd at 4.05pm at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel during the Emerging Managers Forum. On Monday March 4th Candice Beaumont will be joining a panel discussion with the Carlyle Group, SL Capital & Barclays Capital on “Energy Investment” at 2pm at Private Equity World as well as speaking on “the New Science of Asset Allocation” at 3.30pm at the Asset Allocation Summit Middle East at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel.
Candice Beaumont was one of the early advocates of the peak oil theory, having made a very bullish prediction on oil at $28 per barrel a few years ago. Together with other experts such as T. Boone Pickens she forecast oil would go over $100 several years ago, and is sought after for her advice on investing in a peak oil environment, heavy oil and energy alternatives. She recently projected that based on the current supply and demand economics that people should adapt to a high oil price environment and that we need to increase heavy oil production in order to meet increasing global demand for oil, due to the economic growth in emerging markets such as India and China.
About Candice Beaumont
Candice Beaumont is the Chief Investment Officer who runs L Investments, a single family office with a vast portfolio of public and private equity that is primarily focused on commodities and alternative energy. She oversees all capital allocation decisions for the fund of funds as well as the direct investment portfolio. She is also a strategic advisor to Genoil Inc, (http://www.Genoil.ca) an emerging heavy oil technology and portfolio company of L Investments that recently announced moving forward on a joint venture with His Highness Dr. Sultan Bin Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahayan, the eldest son of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahayan, President of the United Arab Emirates, Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Ruler of Abu Dhabi. She is also an Advisory Board member of the Family Office Association, a global membership organization exclusive to single family offices and families of significant wealth. Ms. Beaumont has been a speaker at numerous family office and investment conferences globally and is a NYU Stern Family Office Council member serving on the Steering Committee. She also serves on the Steering Committee of the Yale University School of Management College of Family Offices, as well as the Steering Committee of the Princeton University Council of Family Offices and Endowments. Candice is a member of the Board of Directors of I2BF Venture Fund II, a DIFC regulated clean tech venture capital firm with offices in Dubai, New York, London and Moscow. Ms. Beaumont is also an Advisory Board member of The Luxury Fund based in Dubai. She remains committed to community and philanthropic causes and serves on the Board of Directors of Most Valuable Kids of Greater New York Inc., a charity that helps reward and inspire underprivileged children by getting them access to sports events as well as being a member of Athletes for Hope, a charity that helps athletes make a difference off the field with charitable endeavors. She is also a Board Member of Care for Kenya a charity that helps strengthen the socioeconomic conditions in Kenya by creating opportunities for women of all ages to become entrepreneurs - working toward a sustainable model that will support generations to come.
Candice Beaumont has well over a decade of experience in the investment business. She started her career in Corporate Finance at Merrill Lynch. Ms. Beaumont worked as an investment banker at Lazard Frères for several years, executing over $20 billion of merger and acquisition advisory assignments. She left Lazard to work as a private equity principal at Argonaut Capital, where she was responsible for all aspects of new investment execution for the firm and its portfolio companies. Ms. Candice Beaumont attended Rice University, and obtained a Bachelor in Business Administration from the University of Miami, graduating first in her class with a major of International Finance & Marketing. Candice was Captain of the Miami Varsity Tennis team earning Academic All American honors and is also a former world ranked professional tennis player.
About Emerging Managers Forum, Private Equity World & Asset Allocation Summit Middle East
The Emerging Managers Forum Middle East is a 1 day, invitation-only event for investors actively looking to allocate into emerging funds. Attendance is limited to selected end-investors and the agenda is solely for emerging manager speakers. More details are available at: http://www.terrapinn.com/conference/emerging-managers-forum-middle-east/index.stm
Private Equity World Middle East is the region’s No1 Middle East focused Private Equity and Venture Capital event and meeting place representing over $3 trillion of capital. The event is designed to bring together investors, sovereign wealth funds, family offices and endowments with private equity and venture capital funds. Additional details are available on their website at: http://www.terrapinn.com/conference/private-equity-world-middle-east/index.stm
The Asset Allocation Summit Middle East is the regions premium event where global institutional investors, CIOs & CEOs from the Middle East and around the globe meet to determine the most strategic asset allocation strategies and identify new sources of returns. The conference is co-located at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai together with Private Equity World and Hedge Fund World Middle East and includes speakers such as Nouriel Roubini, National Bank of Abu Dhabi, & Emirates Investment Authority. Additional information is available online at: http://www.terrapinn.com/conference/asset-allocation-summit-middle-east/index.stm