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Fixed Income and Credit Investing
January 26, 2015 | Las Vegas, NV
OPAL Group
Steve Glass presented on a panel to an audience of plans sponsors. Steve discussed the challenges and risks your Fixed Income managers face, and meeting your fiduciary responsibilities to monitor for Best Execution.

How and Why? Understanding the value of investing in small and emerging managers
November 7, 2014 | Austin, TX
OPAL Group
John Seyler participated on a panel of speakers on how when it comes to trading, size matters. John presented a case study on the impact of trading costs on future performance, when AUM are increased.

The Benefits of Meaningful TCA
February 6, 2014 | New Orleans, LA
Vinod Pakianathan, Senior Vice President, accompanied by Mr. John Seyler, Sr. Vice President of Zeno Consulting Group spoke about the true impact trading costs have on Fund returns. Many practitioners take the view that transactions costs are not directly related to portfolio performance and are therefore inconsequential. The reality; when appropriately measured, trading costs are often the single biggest fund expense. More importantly, once identified, excessive costs can often be controlled through proper oversight, thereby directly improving fund performance.

What Asset Owners and Consultants Want to Know About Trading
February 5, 2014 | New York, NY
TraderForum | Institutional Investor
Steve Glass participated on a panel of speakers, speaking to an audience of buy-side traders regarding trade cost analysis (TCA). The discussion covered what asset owners were looking for, differences between the reasons why managers and asset owners used TCA, and the next big issues in TCA.

Prudent Transition Management
February 3, 2014 | Jacksonville, FL
FPPTA Trustees School CEU: Level 201: Advanced Class on Transition Management Consulting | FPPTA
Steve Glass provided an advanced look at the different business models (and inherent potential conflicts) used by Transition Managers. Additionally, Mr. Glass suggested concrete steps that asset owners could take to help identify the optimal Transition Manager for each transition, and ensure the interests of their Funds were contractually aligned with the chosen Transition Manager.

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