The EmeraldGroundhog Day Investment Forum marks its 21st
annual event on February 6th in Philadelphia, PA with over 25
companies scheduled to present.
LEOLA, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Emerald Asset Management, Inc. will welcome hundreds of investment
industry professionals to the 21st annual EmeraldGroundhog
Day Investment Forum, scheduled to be held on Thursday, February 6th
at the Radisson Warwick Hotel in Philadelphia, PA. "We say that the 2014
investment year begins in earnest with our annual Forum," said Emerald
CEO and Founder Joseph E. Besecker. "Public company senior managers,
investment portfolio managers and research analysts come together to
review 2013 and provide their initial outlook to 2014 and beyond." This
year's Forum will include sessions focusing on cyber security, the
robotics revolution, local and regional banks, fixed income securities
and alternatives and ongoing innovations by corporate America generating
potential investment opportunities.
The first EmeraldGroundhog Day Investment Forum was held in 1994 and
has grown to become the largest and most successful annual investment
event in Philadelphia. This year senior executives from over twenty-five
public and private companies are scheduled to present. "The U.S. equity
markets reached record highs in 2013 but are off to a roller-coaster
start in 2014," said Emerald Director of Research Joseph W. Garner. "The
Forum provides a great chance to hear how these companies are positioned
moving forward and what they are seeing in terms of growth and
opportunities," he said.
Presenting companies are scheduled to include: Rex Energy Corp (REXX),
Spirit Airlines (SAVE), FARO Technologies (FARO), Trex Company (TREX),
EPAM Systems (EPAM), GSV Capital (GSVC), Bryn Mawr Bank Corp. ( BMTC ),
First Business Financial (FBIZ), Northeast Bancorp (NBN), Customers
Bancorp ( CUBI ), Meta Financial Group ( CASH ), California Republic Bancorp
(CRPB), Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBGI), Matthews International (MATW),
Burnham Holdings (BURCA), Ametek ( AME ), Quaker Chemical (KWR), Entercom
Communications (ETM), Neonode (NEON), Tetralogic Pharmaceuticals (TLOG),
Safeguard Scientifics (SFE), Alnylam Phamaceuticals ( ALNY ), 8x8 (EGHT),
Aqua America (WTR), Intrexon Corp. (XON) and ICG Group (ICGE). A full
list of presenting companies, seminars by Emerald's investment
professionals and registration details are available on Emerald's
website at www.TeamEmerald.com/groundhog.
Presented by Emerald Asset Management, Forum sponsors include Pepper
Hamilton LLP, Janney Capital Markets, Boenning & Scattergood, Greentree,
Trout, Ebersole & Groff LLP, Sturdivant & Co., Patriot Financial
Partners L.P., and Horizons ETFs Management (USA) LLC.
Founded in 1991, Emerald Asset Management, Inc. is a diversified
investment management company that operates thru its subsidiaries
Emerald Advisers, Inc., Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust, Emerald
Separate Account Management, LLC, Emerald Fixed Income Advisers, LLC,
Emerald Direct Lending Advisers, LLC and Emerald Direct Lending
Partners, LLC. Assets managed by these companies totaled over $2.8
billion as of December 31, 2013."Driven by Research," Emerald
employs an intense fundamental, research-focused investment philosophy
and focuses primarily on growth-oriented equity investing and
high-quality disciplined fixed-income investing.
Emerald Asset Management, Inc.
Emerald Advisers, Inc.
Fixed Income Advisers LLC
Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust
Separate Account Management LLC
Emerald Direct Lending Advisers LLC
Direct Lending Partners LLC
3175 Oregon Pike
Leola, PA 17540
of Prussia, PA
Source: Emerald Asset Management, Inc.