Member Directory

Aberdeen Asset Management

Aberdeen Asset Management is a global asset manager and a FTSE 100 company. We are based in 25 countries with 33 offices, over 600 investment professionals and around 2,500 staff overall. Our assets under management were $551.4 billion as at 30 June 2014.


As a pure asset manager, without the distractions of other 
financial services activities, we are able to concentrate all our resources on our core business. We believe this is key to our performance. Assets are only managed for third parties, not our own balance sheet, which helps reduce conflicts of interest.


We dislike unnecessary obscurity and complexity so 
our investment processes strive to be simple and clear. We aim to seek out investments that display those qualities too. Finally, we focus on taking a long-term view of our investments.

Abingdon

Abingdon is a classical discretionary global macro manager. They form a market view based on technical and fundamental analysis. Positions must have an asymmetric risk to return profile. The strategy has a short to medium term horizon trading liquid futures and options. This allows strict percentage based risk management.

ACE IT Solutions

ACE IT Solutions provides IT consulting and cybersecurity services to financial services, including cloud services, disaster recovery and business continuity, 24x7 help desk and 24x7 network monitoring and managed services.

AD Capital Partners

Founded in December 2010 and providing
- advisory services on global clean energy generation investment opportunities for Industrials, Utilities, Infrastructural Funds and Institutional Investors
- consultancy services on absolute return investment strategies, de-correlated to financial markets, aiming to an absolute return investment approach for Family Offices, Banks, Insurance Companies, Pension Funds and Foundations

Adaws Capital, LLC

An emerging manager targeting HNWI's , FOF's , Family Offices and RIA's . We are an options trader, shorting premium by trading low-risk, non-directional positions using the S&P 500 Index.In addition to steady returns, our Investors come to us looking for a conveniently structured Fund ( redemptions , gate, lockup periods etc.).

AFEX Associated Foreign Exchange

AFEX works with Fund Administrators and Managers, Corporate and High Net Worth Private Clients, to assist with the execution and management of their FX transactions. Either through treasury management across their offices, on the investments of funds themselves or the repatriation of profits.

Alambic Investment Management

Our systematic application of fundamental research principals is designed to generate sustained and attractive returns over time with moderate volatility. We apply thoroughly back tested proprietary factors across a broad base of individual stocks and construct a market-neutral portfolio taking into consideration trading costs and other risk constraints. With very low correlation to other major asset classes, the Colombard Fund improves the risk/return profiles of traditional portfolios dominated by equity and debt holdings.

Algert Global LLC

Founded in 2002, Algert Global is a boutique asset management firm specializing in systematic equity strategies. The firm manages global equity market neutral, U.S. large cap active extension, U.S. small cap and international small cap portfolios. Algert Global is 100% employee-owned and is registered as an investment advisor with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Prior to founding the firm, CEO & CIO Peter Algert served as the Global Head of Research for Barclays Global Investors’ stock selection strategies. 

AlphaDesk

AlphaDesk delivers real-time order, portfolio, and operations management tools to fund managers. The managed cloud service supports multiple portfolios, strategies, asset types, currencies and custodians in a single, integrated solution. Through the use of cutting edge cloud technologies the system achieves unparalleled performance, functionality, and value for money

Alphatative LLC

ALPHATATIVE LLC is an emerging alternative investment manager and recent 1st place winner of BattleFin's "Sharpe Ratio Shootout" Tournament 4.0, a cutting-edge, international finance tournament for quantitative strategies (highest Elite Division).

ALPS Alternative Investment Services, LLC

ALPS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of DST Systems, Inc., provides customized asset servicing solutions to the Financial services community including full service back office hedge fund, private equity fund, and fund of fund administration services. ALPS has over 600 employees, over 500 clients, and over $175 billion in assets under administration.

Alternative Latin Investor

Founded in July of 2009, Alternative Latin Investor (ALI) is the first online news source to offer highly coveted information and analysis regarding alternative investments in Latin America. Topics include Commodities, Forex , Private Equity, Wine, Art, Regulation, Philanthropy, Hedge Funds, Agribusiness, Renewable Energy, Emerging Markets and Real Estate.

Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP

With a diverse staff of 350+ and a large financial services practice, Anchin is an accounting and advisory firm truly dedicated to the industry. Services include financial statement preparation; tax planning and compliance; tax credits and incentives; succession planning; and various consulting services. Our mission is to be our clients’ Expert Partner.

Apex Fund Services

Apex Fund Services is one of the world’s largest independent fund administration companies with over $26 billion of assets under administration, 34 offices and over 320 employees across the globe. Apex is unique in its ability to Reach Globally, Service Locally and provide cross-jurisdictional solutions and best practices, providing the highest levels of personalized services. Apex provides a full suite of products and services ranging from fund set up, portfolio valuations, fund accounting, shareholder services, directorships and listing sponsorship. With its Order Management and Portfolio Management systems together with its Middle Office services Apex is a Total Fund Solutions provider. Apex offers a number of platforms including, US Emerging Manager platform, Bermuda Emerging Manager platform (for small or start up funds), Luxembourg SIF platform, Luxembourg UCITS platform and the Malta PIF platform.

Archway Finance and Operations

Archway Finance and Operations ( AFO ) is a services company that provides a full suite of administration options for the accounting and investment operations of Hedge Funds, Fund of Funds, Private Equity Funds, Investment Advisors and Private Banks. AFO has more than $16 billion in assets under administration ( AUA ) and was recently ranked #24 in AUA by FundServices.net . AFO services are compliant with the Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements ( SSAE ) 16.

Arden Asset Management LLC

Arden Asset Management (“Arden”) was founded in 1993 and specializes in providing alternative investment solutions, including creating and managing portfolios of hedge funds using a disciplined, research-driven investment process. In addition, Arden also offers risk aggregation and advisory services and has been establishing and managing customized portfolios for investors, with specific guidelines determined by the client’s individual needs, since 2000.

Arendt Luxembourg Law Firm

The New York office of Arendt & Medernach has transactional, fund formation and tax capabilities out of New York and is advising exclusively on Luxembourg legal and regulatory matters. We work for a large number of clients active in the financial sector including:

•    Private equity funds and hedge funds (AIFMD /UCITS)
•    Mutual fund managers
•    HNWIs

Arrow Partners

As a third party marketing industry leader, Arrow Partners works with traditional and alternative investment managers, providing sales and marketing support, and helping them fill their pipeline with high-quality institutional prospects. Founded in 1995 by Steven Rubenstein and Ken Rogers, both recognized industry experts with 25+ years of experience, the firm represents a limited number of asset managers and helps them attract U.S.-based institutional investors and leading consulting firms. To date, Arrow Partners has raised more than $2 billion in incremental assets for our clients. We believe a successful partnership requires mutual accountability, clearly-defined goals, and a strong commitment to success. To learn more please visit www.arrowpartners.com.

Arthur Bell

Arthur Bell has focused on the alternative investment industry since 1974, so you can rely on our experience, commitment to client service, and quality track record to keep you and your investors safe. We deliver audit, tax, performance analysis, investor representation, operations consulting, business advisory, and family office services.

Asset.tv

Asset.tv is the web TV channel for the investment management community- we work with firms to produce video content, and host media for some of the world’s largest institutions. Asset.tv is a platform for investment professionals only, with a subscriber base exceeding 300,000, as well as media syndication partnerships with Reuters Insider and The Bloomberg Terminal Network.

Atlas Fund Services

Founded in 2006 Atlas Fund Services (‘ATLAS’) is a privately held, fully licensed recognized global fund service provider. ATLAS caters to alternative investment funds including Private Equity, Venture Capital, Hedge Funds, Fund of Funds, Real Estate, & Managed Accounts.ATLAS is an SSAE 16 (SOC 1) Type II Compliant organization.

Audit Analytics

Audit Analytics is an independent research provider of accounting, governance, and risk intelligence. Our services are used by leading financial institutions, accounting firms, regulators, and universities to assess risk, benchmark, and analyze trends. Available as an online subscription, through data feeds, or as an app on the Bloomberg portal (APPS AQRM ), Audit Analytics can screen portfolios and supplement your due diligence. For additional information please click here.

Baker Tilly

Baker Tilly is a Chicago-based, full-service accounting and advisory firm whose professionals supply expertise and global reach in audit, tax, and advisory services. More than 2,700 talented and passionate individuals strong, Baker Tilly is a top US, full-service accounting and advisory firm with specialized professionals who connect with you and your business through refreshing candor and clear industry insight.

Barron's

As The Nation’s Premier Business & Financial Weekly, Barron’s and Barrons.com offers its readers in-depth, sophisticated news reports and analysis on companies, industries, sectors, the economy and financial markets in the U.S. and around the world. Barron’s covers the dynamics affecting the flow of capital, the cost of capital, and the impact of regulators and rule-makers in the Professional Financial Community. Barron’s differs from other business magazines in that its feature stories and columns look ahead at what’s likely to happen in the future to the industry sectors and companies reviewed. It is this singular focus on the future, and our record in that respect, that Barron’s is relied upon by top management executives, financial leaders and powerful institutional and individual investors.

Battea

Class Action Services is the industry leader in securities class action claims recovery for institutional investors, including hedge funds, asset management firms, sovereign and pension funds, endowments and family offices. A full-service, outsourced solution, Battea experts manage the entire securities class action award recovery process — from calculating recognized loss for every claim through the confirmation, receipt and delivery of settlement payouts.

Beecher Carlson

Beecher Carlson is a large account risk management broker that delivers expertise by industry focus and product specialization. We strive to develop new and better technologies to drive operational excellence. By leveraging our deep risk management expertise, we are able to help manage business risks, protect and enhance capital and fulfill our client’s corporate mission.

Bell Rock Group

Bell Rock is a leading provider of independent director services to Cayman funds, board support, fund formation & structuring solutions, corporate services to investment funds. Our professionals are experienced board members with a unique combination of senior level portfolio management, fund operations, legal, risk management and banking backgrounds. We act on a select number of boards providing experience, expertise and integrity. Bell Rock is licensed and regulated by CIMA.

Blue Clay Capital Management LLC

Blue Clay is a long/short equity hedge fund focused on achieving superior absolute returns by investing in the more inefficient small-cap equity universe predominantly in North America. The deeply experienced team applies a bottom-up fundamental and style-agnostic approach, coupled with an assessment of the macroeconomic environment to identify mispriced securities. 

BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas (www.bnpparibas.com) has a presence in nearly 80 countries with 190,000 employees, including 145,000 in Europe. It ranks highly in its three core activities: Retail Banking, Investment Solutions and Corporate & Investment Banking. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail banking model across Mediterranean basin countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Investment Banking and Investment Solutions activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and solid and fast-growing businesses in Asia-Pacific.

BNY Mellon

BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK ). Additional information is available on www.bnymellon.com, or follow us on Twitter @BNYMellon.

Boston Provident, LP

Boston Provident, LP manages a long/short equity strategy focused on the financial services sector. The firm was founded by Orin S. Kramer in 1992 and the flagship fund, Boston Provident Partners, LP, is the oldest existing hedge fund focused on financial services. Our objective is to maximize returns over a three to five year period with a relatively concentrated portfolio.

Brandywine Asset Management, Inc.

Brandywine Asset Management, established in 1982, manages globally-diversified portfolios using a Return Driver based investment methodology. Brandywine’s Predictive Diversification model incorporates dozens of fundamentally-based trading strategies, each based on a sound, logical return driver, into a fully systematic and diversified portfolio.

Butler Investment Managers

Butler Investment Managers Limited is a specialist European Credit investment manager.  The Firm was founded in 2008 by Walter Butler, founder of Butler Capital Partners (www.butlercapitalpartners.com), a leading European private equity franchise.   The Firm leverages off of Walter Butler’s expertise in exploiting niche, underfollowed growth opportunities.  The team is made up of dedicated credit Investment professionals most of whom have been working as a team since 2006. With strong European credit markets experience, we have consistently demonstrated our ability to pursue the best opportunities through different market cycles.  The Firm operates on an Institutional platform in London (Investment Manager) and Paris (Investment Advisor) and is FCA regulated.

Buy Side Design

We create websites, video and brand identities for financial firms. We have over 20 years of derivatives trading experience. Our roots are grounded in the trading capital of the world, Chicago, and our offices are located at 1871, the technology town square in the Merchandise Mart.

C&A Consulting LLC

C&A provides clients with on-demand and direct access to experienced subject matter experts and line management. Our core competencies cover Compliance and Operational Risk, Finance, Operations, and Technology, working as an integrated unit to deliver practical strategies and efficient executions. We can lead complex strategic transformations with equal capacity to efficiently lead tactical baseline assignments.

CACEIS (USA) Inc.

CACEIS is one of the world’s leading asset servicing providers and is the premier player in the sizeable European fund servicing market. Through offices across Europe, North America and Asia, CACEIS delivers a comprehensive set of high quality services covering: Depositary/Trustee-Custody, Fund Administration, Transfer Agency and Issuer Services.

Caissa, LLC

Caissa , LLC is a software company radically advancing institutional allocators’ approach to portfolio and risk management by offering a software featuring unparalleled transparency aggregation across all asset classes, investment structures, and transparency types. Top institutional allocators use Portfolio Navigator to assess their total portfolio’s strategic positioning and risk profile.

Callais Capital Management, LLC

Callais Capital Management is an independent investment firm launching three privately managed funds whose distinct objectives collectively span a diverse asset mix: fixed income, private debt/equity and long/short global macro investments.

Christopher & Scott LLC

Put That Money to Work! We are a unique Hedge Fund/Family Office in a way that our vision of the fund is to focus and invest in companies that focus on environmental sustainability. For us, there are three distinct areas where we can make an impact: Energy, Agriculture, and water resources. We have a Long/Short Equity strategy in this area and are making significant moves in this area of investment.

Citrin Cooperman

We are a nationally recognized full-service accounting, tax, and consulting firm with offices conveniently located throughout the Northeast. Since 1979, we have steadily built our business by helping companies and high net worth individuals find smart solutions. Whether your operations and assets are located around the corner or across the globe, we can provide new perspectives on strategies that will help you achieve your short- and long-term goals.

CitySavvy

CitySavvy is an award winning financial PR firm that specialises in providing strategic communications counsel, international media engagement and brand reputation management for asset management sector firms, financial institutions and publicly quoted companies. We have offices in the Netherlands, UK and the US, the multi-lingual capabilities and campaign experience to help our clients engage with their stakeholders irrespective of time, geography or market cycle.

At CitySavvy we design and execute high-impact, strategic and well-crafted PR and media relations campaigns with an emphasis on accountability and the out-performance of client expectations. In addition to traditional media engagement, we offer specialist expertise in the integration of social and new media platforms, content creation, issues management, and broader multi-disciplinary marketing programmes. Whilst most of our clients retain us on an on-going long term basis, we are also experienced in supporting corporate transactions and fund launches as defined projects.

CohnReznick

CohnReznick LLP provides clients with forward thinking advice that helps them navigate complex business and financial issues. With more than 2,500 employees nationwide, we provide the resources, technical skills and deep industry knowledge to help them succeed.

Connext Consulting Inc.

Connext Consulting Inc. is a strategic business development advisory firm that delivers tangible results. We transform businesses into world-class organizations by connecting our clients to their next opportunity, making synergistic introductions, creating unique marketing platforms, and enhancing brand visibility.   Our comprehensive suite of customized services include: business development, marketing, events, and public relations. Together we build solutions that ensure long-term growth and success.

Coral Gables Asset Management

At Coral Gables Asset Management, we specialize in a wide range of domestic and global investment strategies in the equity markets. Our teams advise clients on a number of investment strategies, including:

•    Quantitative strategies
•    Fundamental equity strategies
•    Relative value strategies
•    Systematic trading
•    Mixed arbitrage trading (including volatility and capital structure arbitrage), or taking advantage of price differences in various investments in different markets

Cornerstone Trading Corp.

Incorporated in 2005, Cornerstone Trading Corp. — a leader in asset-backed tax receivables. Cornerstone's proprietary trading and direct access to intra-firm-to-firm trading portals, opens this alternative asset class to family offices and sub-advisory firms.

Corsair Capital Management, L.P.

Corsair Capital Management, L.P. is a value-oriented, research intensive, long/short equity investment firm. The firm is managed by Jay Petschek and Steve Major, who lead a seasoned and experienced team of eleven. Corsair’s assets under management are $1.4 billion, of which approximately 16% belongs to Corsair insiders and their families. We invest predominantly in US and Canadian equities, infrequently invest in listed options and do not use derivatives. Corsair Capital Partners, L.P., our flagship fund, uses no leverage. For more than 20 years, CCP has outperformed the US equity markets over multiple market cycles and with less risk. Through Corsair’s time-tested investment process, CCP has yielded an annualized net return of 13.8% since inception. As an outgrowth of our investment strategy, CCP has generated very tax efficient returns with over 90% of its realized gains since inception taxed at the long-term capital gains rate.

Cowen Prime Services

Cowen Prime Services is a leading provider of comprehensive solutions for investment managers. Our offering features world-class custody and clearing options, multi asset class capabilities, leading execution and order management systems, a seasoned execution desk, a range of financing options, a highly professional operations and customer support team, comprehensive portfolio reporting capabilities, capital introduction, and live, intraday and post-trade risk and performance analytics.

Crawford Ventures, Inc.

Crawford Ventures, Inc., headquartered in New York City, is a leading alternative asset investment firm that forms, grows, holds interests in, and raises very substantial investor capital for compelling hedge funds. Crawford was founded in 2003 by its CEO, Evan Katz, who has received numerous hedge fund awards and honors, and is an industry and media-recognized expert regarding hedge funds and successful fundraising. Mr. Katz presently serves as a twice-elected Director on the Hedge Fund Association (“HFA”) Board of Directors. Crawford has deep knowledge and expertise regarding all leading hedge fund strategies, and has longstanding high-level relationships with some 1,000 institutional and family office investors (e.g., endowments, foundations, funds of funds, insurance companies, multifamily offices, pensions, single-family offices, sovereign wealth funds), which collectively have several trillion dollars of investable assets, and allocate hundreds of billions of dollars to hedge funds (typically $10-$100+ million per investor per fund).

Crowe Horwath LLP

Crowe Horwath LLP is one of the top 10 public accounting, consulting and technology firms in the U.S. Under its core purpose of “Building Value with Values®,” Crowe uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services while helping clients reach their goals with tax, advisory, risk, and performance services.

Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield is the world’s largest privately held commercial real estate services firm. The company advises and represents clients on all aspects of property occupancy and investment, and has established a preeminent position in the world’s major markets, as evidenced by its frequent involvement in many of the most significant property leases, sales and assignments. Founded in 1917 it has 250 offices in 60 countries and 16,000 employees. It offers a complete range of services for all property types, including leasing, sales and acquisitions, equity, debt and structured finance, corporate finance and investment banking, corporate services, property management, facilities management, project management, consulting and appraisal.

Dillon Eustace

Dillon Eustace is a leading financial services law firm with offices in the Cayman Islands and Ireland and representative offices in New York, Hong Kong and Tokyo. Dillon Eustace originally developed its reputation as the market leader for Asset Management and Investment Funds in Ireland where it represents the largest number of Irish domiciled funds. The Firm has developed a dynamic team of financial services lawyers representing international asset managers, promoters, venture capitalists, insurers, banks, corporates, investors, family offices, asset allocators, TPAs and custodians, prime brokers, government and supranational bodies.

DOAR

DOAR is a global litigation strategy expert firm with decades of experience in high stakes, complex legal disputes. We are engaged as experts in both litigation and arbitration. As one of the leading expert consulting firms in the world, DOAR offers global experience and local knowledge, helping law firms and multinational organizations formulate effective legal strategies.

Duff & Phelps

Duff & Phelps is the premier global valuation and corporate finance advisor with expertise in complex valuation, dispute consulting, M&A and restructuring. The firm’s more than 1,000 employees serve a diverse range of clients from offices in North America, Europe and Asia. The Duff & Phelps Portfolio Valuation practice specializes in assisting hedge funds, private equity firms, business development companies and limited partners with the valuation of alternative investments, specifically securities and positions for which there are no 'active market' quotations.

Eaton Partners

Eaton Partners is a leading alternative asset placement agent, having raised over $57 billion of institutional capital across 80 funds. Since 1983, we have been dedicated to the singular goal of raising capital for investment managers throughout hedge fund, private equity, real estate and real assets strategies. Eaton Partners’ global platform consists of over 50 employees located in six offices.

Echelon Capital Strategies, LLC

We provide superior risk adjusted returns for our investors by investing in carefully selected consumer and small business loans from non-bank lenders. The Echelon team has collectively more than 100 years of risk management experience and a track record of building successful financial services businesses. We have strong analytical and structuring capabilities which are the foundation of our investment strategy. We also have extensive venture capital relationships that facilitate sourcing and evaluation of non-bank lenders.

EisnerAmper

EisnerAmper LLP, a premier full-service accounting, audit, tax, and administration firm with global capabilities, led the way in establishing and building a highly trained and dedicated asset management team—with experience and expertise in the intricacies of the regulatory and tax environment, the valuation of complex financial instruments and the challenges of maintaining strong accounting and investment controls.

Empire Valuation Consultants, LLC

Empire Valuation Consultants has strong experience valuing alternative investments on behalf of hedge funds, private equity firms, venture capital funds and family offices. In 30 years, we have valued all levels and types of equity-related investment assets, debt securities and real estate. We have undertaken valuation engagements for clients ranging up to 60 assets per quarter on behalf of funds with $100 million - $1 trillion in AUM.

Erb Capital Management, LLC

Erb Capital Management, LLC is the investment manager for the Erb Arbitrage Opportunity Fund, LP and the Erb Arbitrage Opportunity, Ltd.

eSentire

eSentire®, a leader in continuous advanced threat protection solutions and managed cybersecurity services, challenges legacy security approaches, combining behavior-based analytics, immediate mitigation and actionable intelligence on a 24x7x365 basis. For more information visit www.esentire.com and follow @esentire.

Essentia Analytics

Essentia Analytics is a cloud-based software solution that uses behavioural data analytics to help professional investors to make more skilled investment decisions. We enable hedge and traditional active fund managers to capture richer data about their own behaviour and its context, to understand where their individual skills and weaknesses lie, identify patterns, and apply that enhanced self-awareness to achieve improved performance. 

Essex Investment Management Company, LLC

Essex Investment Management Company, LLC is an SEC registered investment adviser that manages growth equity portfolios for institutional clients (including corporations, endowments, foundations, municipalities and public funds), high net worth clients, mutual funds (on a sub-advisory basis) and private partnerships. We are based in Boston, Massachusetts and also have an office in Evanston, Illinois.

eVestment

eVestment provides a flexible suite of easy-to-use, cloud-based solutions to help the institutional investing community identify and capitalize on global investment trends, better select and monitor investment managers and more successfully enable asset managers to market their funds worldwide. eVestment helps its clients be more strategic, efficient and informed through its leading-edge technology, fantastic client service and by delivering data not only for alternative strategies, but also through the largest, most comprehensive global database of traditional strategies.

Ext. Marketing Inc.

Ext. Marketing Inc. is a global leader in financial services marketing. Our team includes many of the hedge fund industry’s strongest writers, editors, graphic & web designers, and project managers. We know your industry and create marketing materials – including pitch decks, websites and fund sheets – that will bolster your sales.

Falcon Americas, Inc.

Falcon Americas, Inc is a small private asset manager founded by Phd Redoaune Chafei , a well- known Moroccan Financial Professional with strong ties to The Moroccan Royal Family. Its primary focus is to search, discover and capture Real Estate, Agriculture, Health, Education, Financial and Energy Projects that are able to deliver alpha to its current private portfolios. Falcon Americas, Inc manages Equity, Fixed Income and Alternatives Investment portfolios in addition to other value added products for clients all backed by state of the art and financial educational services.

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Finn Dixon & Herling LLP

Finn Dixon & Herling LLP is a specialty law firm located in Stamford, Connecticut. We advise as to all aspects of investment fund formation and investment adviser regulation. Our attorneys are well-versed in innovative fund structures and complex regulatory matters. The firm represents hedge funds, funds of funds, private equity funds, investment advisers, institutional investors and placement agents located in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Asia.

Foglamp Research

Foglamp is a boutique research firm providing customized in-country research that helps clients better understand foreign markets. Foglamp leverages more than 1500 researchers and journalists in more than 120 countries to provide a virtual network of on-demand analysts around the global.

Foley Hoag LLP

Foley Hoag’s hedge fund team helps our clients address the ever more complex regulatory, structural and compliance environment in which hedge funds operate. Whether we are establishing a manager’s first fund or counseling a group that manages billions of dollars our team works with you to formulate the best and most efficient legal solution for your needs.  Because we believe that the advice and approach that is appropriate for investment advisers managing private fund vehicles  is very different from that required by mutual fund families and their management companies, we focus our practice exclusively on such investment advisers and private investment funds, tailoring our advice to their unique needs.

Frazis Capital Partners Australia Ltd

Global multi-strategy hedge fund.

Fundadministration, Inc.

FundAdministration provides specialized accounting, consulting and administrative services for domestic and off-shore hedge funds, fund of funds, private equity funds, CTA’s, CPO’s, SMA's, Regional Centers, banks and brokerage firms. 

GCS Financial Insurance Services

GCS Financial Insurance Services (a Division of Gunn Steers & Company, LLC) is a market leading global insurance broker and risk management organization providing Business Insurance, Employee Benefits and Personal Insurance to the Asset Management Industry which includes Registered Investment Advisors (RIA’s), Asset Managers, Mutual Funds, Hedge Funds, Fund of Funds, REITs, Broker/Dealers, and Private Equity Firms. Our Asset Management Insurance Practice team currently serves over 350 Asset Management firms totaling over $400 billion in practice AUM. Headquartered in New York City, GSC Financial has a dedicated team of insurance and risk management experts and consultants whose knowledge and experience is singularly focused on the Asset Management Industry. This dedicated practice affords our clients with personalized service and customized solutions. GSC Financial is proud to have a many clients, both publicly traded and privately held, for over 50 years located throughout the United States and the world.

Gemini Fund Services, LLC

Gemini Hedge Fund Services, LLC provides comprehensive fund administration services to hedge funds and a consultative approach to bring pooled products to market. We are an administrator designed from start to finish to provide optimum services that enable managers to meet the requirements of investors and regulatory bodies. 

Global Forestry Capital Sarl

Global Forestry Capital S.a.r.l. ( GFC ) is a Luxembourg-based investment and advisory firm focused on sustainable forestry assets.GFC specializes in alternative asset strategy consulting and fund development and is also a provider of alternative risk finance and product consulting for ethical, social and sustainable investments. GFC has a combined management experience of alternative assets over 40 years and is committed to provide an investment option that offers above average returns with sustainable and ethical practices.GFC operates the Global Forestry Growth Fund LFP PRIME SICAV SIF S.A., which aims at providing institutional and private investors with stable and consistent returns based on prime acquisitions of land, participations in promising forestry assets, developments and private equity projects linked to the timber industry.

GMT Capital

GMT Capital Corp. is a global long/short equity hedge fund manager that manages a single strategy offered through funds named Bay Resources. The firm, founded by Tom Claugus with $ 3m in 1993, has over $5 billion in AUM today with 34 employees, headquarters in Atlanta and additional offices in New York, London, Hong Kong, Denver and Buenos Aires. GMT has a differentiated 20+ year track record of delivering high absolute returns principally through strong stock selection on both the long and short sides of the portfolio. Our long-term operator mentality applies to our 3-5 year investment horizon in addition to how we operate the fund, as over 35% of AUM is employee owned.

Grant Thornton LLP

Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenues in excess of $1.3 billion and operates 55 offices across the United States with more than 500 partners and 6,000 employees.

Greenberg Traurig LLP

Greenberg Traurig , LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 36 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Greenberg Traurig is among the Top 10 law firms on The National Law Journal's 2013 NLJ 350, an annual ranking of the largest firms in the U.S. For additional information, please visit www.gtlaw.com.

Harneys

Harneys has one of the most dynamic and fastest growing offshore funds teams in the world. We work with many of the pre-eminent onshore law firms and our clients range from start-up managers to some of the world’s largest asset managers. With over 50 funds lawyers working across five continents we have the experience and expertise to help; whether developing innovative solutions for some of the more complex challenges faced by our clients or carrying out more basic tasks on time and on budget.

Hedge Connection

Hedge Connection was launched in 2005 and is a patented marketing platform for hedge funds as well as an information portal for investors. It has grown to become the most widely recognized and innovative marketing solution of its kind for the hedge fund industry. The fund database is powered by Morningstar and provides investors with access to over 7,000 hedge funds, fund of funds and CTAs. The Boardroom, the alternative industry’s leading online community, is woven into the fabric of the fund database and facilitates relationship building, networking, and the free-flow of information. Through the Capital Club, managers have access to over $2 trillion in investor assets. Hedge Connection’s online ecosystem is complemented by premier one-on-one networking events, including the Global Fund Forum. Since 2005, investors and hedge funds have participated in a variety of Hedge Connection related events, resulting in thousands of direc t meetings and hundreds of millions of new investments.

Hedge Fund PR

Hedge Fund PR is an independent public relations consultancy with a proven track record of exceptional results that safely raise visibility, support asset raising efforts and build lasting brand equity. Our services include media relations, media training, special events, product placement, marketing counsel and crisis communications.

Hedge Fund Research, Inc.

Hedge Fund Research, Inc. (HFR) is the global leader in the alternative investment industry. Established in 1992, HFR specializes in the areas of indexation and analysis of hedge funds. HFR Database, the most comprehensive resource available for hedge fund investors, includes fund-level detail on historical performance and assets, as well as firm characteristics on both the broadest and most influential hedge fund managers. HFR has developed the industry's most detailed fund classification system, enabling granular and specific queries for relative performance measurement, peer group analysis and benchmarking.

Hillair Capital Management LLC

Hillair Capital Management LLC is the investment advisor to Hillair Capital Investments L.P., a family of on-shore and off-shore alternative asset hedge funds primarily investing in the growth and expansion initiatives of small-cap and micro-cap public companies.

Hirschler Fleischer Attorneys at Law

Hirschler Fleischer is a multi-specialty law firm representing institutional investors and investment managers throughout the eastern United States. Recently named to HFMweek Magazine’s short list for “Best Onshore Law Firms for Client Service,” our goal is to provide timely, practical and cost-effective solutions to both the manager and limited partner communities.

HS Marketing, LLC

Founded by Holly Singer in 1994, HS Marketing, LLC is a service provider dedicated to enhancing the marketing communications and visibility raising objectives of alternative investment firms: managers, allocators and service providers.  Our deliverables featuremedia relations and advertising campaigns, marketing tools, corporate identity / branding systems, and a variety of dynamic opportunities to be heard, seen and understood.

Imagineer Technology Group

Imagineer Technology Group (ITG) is a New York City based software company focused on providing flexible and scalable solutions to asset managers and allocators. Imagineer’s solutions minimize the time and effort involved in technology, compliance and information infrastructure, allowing investment firms to focus on their core competency – investing. Our highly configurable software solutions assist our clients in the areas of Client Relationship Management, Client Web Reporting and Fund Research & Portfolio Management.

IMQubator

Hedge fund seeder and accelerator with focus on strategies non correlated to equities. Since 2009, IMQubator (“ IMQ ”) has led the way in developing a new generation of alternative investment managers. IMQ is a business predicated on taking an end-investor perspective – the first hedge fund investment platform with this approach on all aspects of the investment process.

Incline Global

Incline Global is a long/short equity and opportunistic credit strategy founded by Jeff Lignelli in April 2012. Based in New York, the investment team includes experienced professionals tied together by a common interest in working as part of a cohesive and interactive team. The strategy incorporates fundamental bottoms-up analysis on global companies where the investment team can have a variant perception. The team generally focuses on GARP investments with sustainable organic growth, solid free cash flow, owner-oriented management teams and that fit proprietary frameworks to create a differentiated investment edge over a 12-24 month timeframe. 

International Management Services Ltd

A leading provider of independent directors and corporate governance services to the fund industry, and one of the few remaining truly independent providers of such services. We also provide full board support, trust services and incorporation/company management.

IntraLinks

IntraLinks Fundspace™ for hedge fund managers provides best-in-class tools to distribute information to investors securely, efficiently and confidently. From capital raising to investor reporting, Fundspace provides a single, end-to-end solution to effectively engage with and meet the increasing demands of institutional investors.

Intrinsic Capital Management

Intrinsic Capital Management (ICM) is emerging as a leading alternative investment manager specializing in the design, development and deployment of systematic investment strategies. Through our dedication to research and use of cutting edge technology we continually strive to deliver risk-adjusted returns across U.S. equities, exchange traded funds and the global futures markets.

Investor Analytics

Investor Analytics helps Hedge Funds and Investors in Hedge Funds make better Risk Management Decisions. Investor Analytics is proud to offer the most intuitive, understandable and usable risk reporting service in the industry.

Iron Harbor Capital Management

Iron Harbor Capital Management is a global investment fund, developing and executing investment themes based on rigorous fundamental analysis of regional economies and broad-based economic trends. We express key investment ideas relative to a prudent benchmark via highly liquid and low-leverage long-term positions in equities, bonds, and stable-value instruments. We then utilize currency, interest rate, and commodity trading strategies as primary hedging vehicles. Our strategy was developed on a foundation of deep market expertise and trading experience. This expertise, along with our pedigree and investment discipline, permits us to identify opportunities and risks that others might miss.

Ivest Capital Management, LLC

Emerging manager Ivest Capital Management offers Guardian500, an equity-portfolio hedge program, that uniquely monitors relative institutional capital-flow into U.S. equities virtually in real-time. Its objective is to fully participate in rising markets, while mitigating downside risk, via equity derivatives.

JDM Capital Corp.

JDM Capital Opportunity Fund was created to offer investors and institutions the opportunity to participate in the origination of joint venture equity, bridge financing and mezzanine lending transactions that may provide an attractive return on investment. The fund seeks opportunities in the geographically diverse and underserved middle market which has been ignored by traditional lenders.

JSG Capital Investments LLC

Hedge fund specializing in technology, biotechnology and mobile application companies. We actively invest in Initial Public Offerings and Pre-IPO private placement offerings. Investment banking and VC experience with partnerships with major VC firms and largest Wall Street Investment firms.

KG Funds Management

We run a highly concentrated portfolio that focuses on both equity special situations where light activism is necessary and more liquid and traditional long/short event driven equity investments.

Kite Lake Capital Management (UK) LLP

Kite Lake Capital Management (UK) LLP was set up in July 2010 by Massi Khadjenouri and Jan Lernout . The investment objective of the KL Special Opportunities Fund is to generate 8-15% absolute returns with low volatility and low correlation to general market indices. We aim to achieve this by investing in a range of liquid, hard catalyst event-driven investment strategies. Such strategies are implemented through transactions involving merger arbitrage, major operational reorganisations , credit events, distressed situations and other significant corporate events.

KPMG in the Cayman Islands

KPMG in the Cayman Islands is one of the leading professional services firms, with over 230 employees from over 25 countries and 15 partners delivering audit, tax and advisory services to clients worldwide.

Larch Lane Advisors LLC

Larch Lane Advisors LLC was founded in 1999. The Firm focuses on early stage hedge fund investing through its fund of hedge fund portfolios, hedge fund seeding platform, and liquid alternatives mutual fund.

LatAm Alternatives

LatAm Alternatives is a 3rd Party Marketer that provides specialized marketing, asset raising and consulting services to alternative asset managers who are looking to expand their presence into the Latin American Region. Through our unique educational seminars in Spanish we are helping investors, investment professionals, regulators and students to upgrade their skills into the important alternative investment industry. We speak the language. We know the People. We live the culture. We are LatAm.

LCM Global Partners

Created in 1995, LCM is a boutique hedge fund-of-funds driven by the principles of good stewardship. LCM offers a diversified, multi-strategy offering of 25+ managers AND a concentrated portfolio reflecting the firm's highest current convictions in the hedge fund space.

LIBREMAX CAPITAL

LIBREMAX CAPITAL is a New York based asset management firm specializing in structured credit. The firm takes a diversified approach to credit investing across a variety of structured products including non-Agency RMBS, Consumer ABS, CMBS, CLOs, and CDOs. Our investment team focuses on active trading, low leverage and hedging, while utilizing micro-credit analysis and rigorous security selection. LibreMax Capital is a registered investment advisor with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

Liquid Holdings Group, Inc.

Liquid Holdings Group (Nasdaq: LIQD) provides a cloud-based hedge fund operating system that combines order, execution, and risk management, with reporting and shadow NAV. Alternative asset managers can leverage the Liquid platform to handle the entire transaction life cycle in real-time, or select specific capabilities, such as a single OEMS, to solve targeted front-office requirements. Liquid backs its solutions with outsourced end-of-day processes, which eliminate the need for client-side operations.
Liquid Holdings was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in New York City. The firm has 129 clients as of September 30, 2014, including hedge funds, proprietary trading firms, and multi-manager platforms.

Lizard Investors, LLC

Lizard Investors LLC is an asset management firm that specializes in  international small- to mid-cap equities. Our global expertise enables us to  create and actively manage portfolios of quality companies not typically owned  by large institutions. We follow a patient, concentrated, value approach  focused on generating exceptional returns while protecting capital over the  market cycle. We uphold a culture of integrity, independence and outstanding  client service.

Logan Law

Logan Law offers comprehensive legal services for alternative funds. Our expertise ranges from fund formation to ongoing operations and wind-down. We work with managers of hedge funds, offshore funds, private equity funds, fund of funds and a range of related investment vehicles. We draft private placement memorandums, subscription agreements, organizational documents, assist with regulatory filings and non-disclosure agreements.

Los Angeles Investment Company

The investment company which bridges the allocation gap. We deliver the highest standard economies of scale to smaller and emerging managers through providing all operational and marketing aspects of their businesses. Managers are partner/employees directly rewarded in proportion to AUM and performance.

Loud Partners Inc

Loud Partners Inc. is a full Managed Service Provider that offers Cloud and Traditional IT services in Tri-State area for small and medium size firms. We provide courteous, professional services at competitive rates. Our IT experts have tremendous experience in Financial firms, Healthcare industry, Law offices and Non-Profit Organizations.

Lumentus LLC

Lumentus is a communications consulting firm that helps its clients manage their brands, protect their reputations and improve their perceptions across target and stakeholder audiences. Lumentus Social is the firm’s social media technology and communications solutions unit, also based in the new New York office.

The firm’s principals are leading practitioners in the areas of corporate communications, public relations and public affairs, digital reputation management, social media, advertising and branding. Lumentus practices a discipline-agnostic approach that yields dynamic solutions able to continuously reflect changing business demands.

LXE Marketing and Media

LXE is a full service marketing solutions provider. We have a long and proven history of delivering expert consulting services to companies looking to build their brand message and reach targeted audiences. Our strategic thought, coupled with an expert understanding of marketing within the financial services industry and a demonstrated ability to identify and message specific consumers, guarantees that clients achieve their goals efficiently while receiving the highest possible return on investment. We provide marketing services to investment organizations across the entire financial landscape, including hedge funds, banks, and investment advisors.

Macromoney Global Investments Ltd

Macromoney is a fund manager for high net worth individuals and institutional clients worldwide. We are focused on concentrated investments in securities, futures and options listed on the main stock exchanges.

Maloy Risk Services

Led by its fifth-generation CEO, Richard Maloy, Jr., Maloy Risk Services has succeeded by leveraging its deep industry knowledge in four niche industries: Hedge Funds, Venture Capital, Technology and Life Sciences. We specialize in providing risk management and insurance placement services. In addition to offering products from leading carriers in the industry, Maloy offers a proprietary 'manuscript' E&O/D&O policy form that offers the broadest coverage available on the market. We serve emerging managers and established funds, start-up to $20B.

Maples and Calder

Maples and Calder is a leading international law firm advising financial, institutional and business clients around the world on the laws of the Cayman Islands, Ireland and the British Virgin Islands. Maples and Calder has offices in the Cayman Islands, the British Virgin Islands, Dubai, Dublin, Hong Kong, London and Singapore.   With a reputation as an innovative, entrepreneurial firm, Maples and Calder is known worldwide as a market leader with highly qualified lawyers who are specialists in their respective practice areas.

Marcum LLP

Marcum , one of the nation's largest independent public accounting and advisory services firm, has a well established alternative investment practice specializing in domestic and offshore hedge funds, private equity funds, and fund of funds. The practice encompasses investment strategies focused on equities, credit, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, ABLs and PIPEs.

Markov Processes International LLC

Markov Processes International ( MPI ) is a provider of investment analytics, including and a suite of solutions and services that increase transparency and improve risk management capabilities within the hedge fund investment community.

Matador Prime

Matador Prime’s investment strategies are based on proprietary trading algorithms derived from extensive internal research and testing. Our market neutral investment approach seeks to profit from price oscillations across multiple currencies while maintaining a strict control of the net exposure to any single currency, thereby limiting risk.

MatlinPatterson

Founded in 2002 and headquartered in New York, MatlinPatterson is a diversified investment management business with a range of specialized alternative credit managers.

Mercer Partners

Mercer Partners is a Long/Short global equity fund and since inception ('94) has returned 12.47% net to our investors.

MGI

MGI provides investment management services to the Pindar Global Macro Fund. MGI is in the process of launching a European Long/Short Equity Fund later in 2014.

Miami DDA

Downtown Miami is the new destination for alternative investment companies. The Miami Downtown Development Authority is her to assist individuals and businesses expanding or relocating in Downtown Miami and to provide information and connect you with relevant resources.

Micamold Management LLC

Micamold Management operates the Micamold Multi-Manager Fund, a multi-manager, multi-strategy hedge fund utilizing equity long/short portfolios managed by a select group of well-pedigreed emerging and re-emerging managers.

Michael J. Liccar & Co.

Michael J. Liccar & Co. is both an alternative fund administrator and a full-service public accounting firm which specializes exclusively in the securities and futures industry. Located in the heart of Chicago Financial District, the firm is primarily comprised of CPAs and MBAs . We currently serve a wide variety of Hedge Funds, Commodity Pools, Private Investment Funds, Commodity Trading Advisors, Registered Investment Advisors, Broker-Dealers , Introducing Brokers and Futures Commission Merchants.

Midland IRA

Since 2004, Midland IRA has been assisting investment managers by providing custodian services of alternative investments within retirement plans such as hedge fund and private equity offerings. We pride ourselves in taking a seemingly complex concept, educating both clients and hedge fund managers on the mechanics, and providing an efficient and smooth investment process

Millennium Trust Company

Millennium Trust Company is an industry leading custodian that helps institutions, advisors and investors do more by offering niche, expertly managed custody solutions for alternative assets, private funds and retirement plan rollover solutions. We serve as a complement to services offered by other custodians. Our goal is to make our clients more successful and productive by professionally managing detailed transactions, providing timely reporting and offering best-in-class service.

Morgan Creek Capital Management

Morgan Creek Capital Management, LLC is a SEC-registered investment adviser providing investment management services to institutions and wealthy families. We provide a customized investment solution to clients in need of a targeted investment program, as well as discretionary strategies to assist clients in building investment programs based on the University Endowment Model. We provide Asset Allocation, Manager Selection, and Portfolio Construction.

MSR Investments, LLC

MSR Investments, LLC takes a unique approach to short term directional trading. MSR’s Quantitative Directional Program evaluates multiple return distributions over a variety of time frames. Based on given forecasts of probability-based forward return distributions, the Program determines whether a certain market is most likely to be in reversal or momentum mode and then trades it accordingly. The time horizon for this assessment can range from one week to one month, although actual trading positions may be shorter in duration. Additionally, the Program incorporates an intraday “break-out” trading model that attempts to mitigate losses when there are large intraday price changes. The Program trades a wide variety of futures markets including global equity indices, currencies, fixed income and commodities. The Program is in reversal mode approximately 70% of the time and momentum mode 30%. Average trade length and margin to e quity are approximately 3 days and 7%, respectively.

North View Investment Banking Group

NVIBG is a boutique investment banking firm whose team of seasoned professionals have a long history of providing capital to small and mid-cap public and private companies. Our services are focused on sourcing significant financier's to provide necessary capital, which, in turn, enables our clients to achieve their strategic goals. Securities and Advisory Services offered through World Equity Group, Inc. Member FINRA and SIPC.

NorthPoint

NorthPoint Financial is a technology innovation company that provides mission-critical financial software and services that today’s leading investment managers use to run their business. With over 150 clients served and more than a decade of deep domain experience in asset classes, investment strategies, operational workflows, and financial product technology, NorthPoint Financial solves problems other vendors can’t. NorthPoint Financial’s rich portfolio of software products include a Trade Order Management System, Portfolio Management, Data Warehouse, Security Master, and Regulatory and Investor Reporting, all powered by NorthPoint’s exclusive Real-time Calculation and Data Exchange Engine. Additionally, NorthPoint Financial offers a suite of Professional Services.

NWQ Capital Management

NWQ Capital Management ( NWQ ) is a Perth-based boutique alternative investment advisory firm founded in late 2007. In January 2010 NWQ launched its first investment Fund and also began separate account mandates   NWQ primarily serves high net worth individuals and family offices, non- profit organizations , superannuation funds and other institutional clients   NWQ has a seasoned investment team, with both principals having extensive (20+ years) experience in the industry, across the fields of asset management, institutional trading, risk management and equity research   NWQ has a strong commitment to research and education of alternative asset classes and managers.

NYCFUNDSPACES.COM

NYC Hedge Fund, Private Equity & Venture Capital Spaces – We locate, Negotiate and Secure the Best Office Space for your fund. Please visit us at nycfundspaces.com.

Objective, Inc.

Objective is a technology company providing solutions for buy-side firms. Its flagship product Fund-Studio is an integrated, real-time portfolio management system that helps automate the front to back office operations for investment managers, offering aggregated position keeping, reconciliations, cash management, portfolio reporting and more.

Ocelot18

Elliot Harris founded the business accelerator Ocelot18 in 2015 after decades of success on Wall Street. During his career he has advised owners and executives to produce business plans and strategies that maximize the company's growth and profit potential. To date Mr. Harris has participated in over $10 billion dollars of underwritings. Previously he served in senior roles at Ladenburg Thalmann, the Wilshinsky Group at Smith Barney, and Axa-Equitable. In 2016 Mr. Harris' book Feeding Sharks to Lions: The Food Chain in Entrepreneurship  was published by Amazon. His expertise with benefit plans, equity investments, and liquidity events has made him a highly sought after expert for informed entrepreneurs, sharks and lions worldwide. To learn more visit http://www.ocelot18.com.

Old Greenwich Capital Partners

Old Greenwich Capital Partners ( “OGCP” ) is a customized multi-manager platform founded originally in 2005 to offer a select and strategically diversified roster of proven experienced managers. We are currently in the process of launching a platform for emerging managers based on the First Loss structure ( “FIRLO” ).

Old Hill Partners

Old Hill is an asset-backed and special situation lender that provides flexible lending solutions to fulfill the capital demands of underserved clients typically not accommodated by traditional banks. Old Hill specializes in collateralized lending markets, including direct loans, lender finance loans, asset-based loans, commercial real estate loans and special situation real estate investments across the capital structure.

OMT Capital Management, LLC

GP and investment manager of Hawthorne Capital Partners, LP and Hawthorne Offshore Fund, LTD. OMT employs a rigorous, bottom up, research process in the US small cap space to identify idiosyncratic, premium return opportunities both long and short.

Opalesque

Orchard Square Partners

Orchard Square Partners ( “OSP” ) manages a non-cyclical liquid credit strategy whose investment objective is to achieve superior risk-adjusted returns. The strategy emphasizes low volatility and the preservation of investor capital. The experienced investment team pursues these objectives through a combination of fundamental bottom-up analysis and a disciplined risk management framework. OSP generally invests in large-cap liquid corporate structures and has the flexibility to invest across the capital structure. To achieve the funds objectives OSP invests in capital structure arbitrage, relative value trades and directional long and short trades. Furthermore, because the strategy is not restricted by ratings, OSP frequently engages in ratings arbitrage. OSP actively manages tail risk through credit and interest rate market hedges. OSP also manages the liquidity of the portfolio to maintain the flexibility to be nimble and to take a dvantage of market opportunities globally.

Oyster Consulting, LLC

Oyster Consulting provides comprehensive consulting services to financial services organizations. With over 1,000 years of combined experience, our consultants help our clients achieve regulatory compliance, efficient operations, effective trading practices and financial success. Contact us at www.oysterllc.com and find out why the readers of Hedgeweek voted Oyster Consulting 2014's best North American Regulatory Advisory firm.

Oyster Pond Capital Management

At Oyster Pond Capital, we deliver a global suite of comprehensive tactical investment solutions that seek to generate enhanced risk-adjusted returns.

Our strategies are designed to outperform in varied market environments, protecting capital in down markets while participating in up markets.

Partner Capital Group

Partner Capital Group is a boutique, alternative investments, institutional third party marketing firm with execution experience in virtually every asset class. Our expandable partnership model and strong investor relationships enable us to carry out both narrowly focused engagements as well as broader assignments.

Perkins Fund Marketing

Perkins Fund Marketing, founded by Chip Perkins in 1997, is a premier capital raising firm for select hedge funds and private equity funds. PFM also provides high touch marketing services that help position managers for long term growth.

Piedmont Fund Services

Piedmont Fund Services is an award-winning fund administrator with offices in Washington DC, New York and Malaysia, dedicated exclusively to hedge funds, private equity, and fund of funds. With several years of combined experience in the alternative investment industry from Big 4 Accounting Firms to leading hedge fund institutions, our professional team can offer a full range of solutions to help you navigate through the increasingly challenging business environment. Piedmont has received “Top Rated” (highest ranking) on client satisfaction survey conducted by Global Custodian for all the years participated.

Pinnacle View Capital Management

Pinnacle View is a long/short equity fund with a top down and bottoms-up approach to value-oriented investing. Emphasis on secular themes and market/business cycles isolates sector rotation, and is used to identify investment opportunities at the company level, where rigorous due diligence and fundamental research are applied.

Plurimi Investment Managers

Plurimi is an award-winning global macro and multi-asset specialist firm. The firm has a distinguished track record which offers alternative solutions with liquidity, transparency and consistent real returns.Plurimi applies long-term macroeconomic trends with systematic forecasting of medium-term market dislocations across global markets.

Prescient Ridge Management, LLC.

Prescient Ridge Management, LLC. operates a short-term systematic managed futures program. PRM offers participation via two stand-alone CPO vehicles (one levered and one un-levered) as well as managed account accessibility. The program has a seven-year audited track-record with positive annual returns each year since inception.

Prodigy Capital Management, LLC

Prodigy Capital is an asset management firm composed of two Prodigy Partners Funds. We invest in funds utilizing major hedge fund strategies such as long/short equity, event-driven, and global-macro among others. Investors can access well-performing, closed, top-tier portfolios of funds, which are globally well-diversified and uncorrelated to lower the risk.

Prophecy Asset Management, LP

Prophecy specializes in multi-manager trading platforms. Our investors include pension, corporate, fund of fund, foundation and family office clients. Investors are granted transparency for risk control and manager selection.
Prophecy allocates to emerging and established trading groups through separately-managed accounts. Structured arrangements are done on a case-by-case basis.

PT Asset Management

PT Asset Management, LLC (PTAM) is a Chicago-based alternative investment firm specializing in the credit and fixed-income markets.  PTAM seeks attractive investment opportunities in complex markets where structural and pricing inefficiencies create unique drivers of return.  PTAM was launched in 2008 when its sister company, Performance Trust Capital Partners, LLC (PTCP), identified an opportunity to leverage its then-14 years of fixed-income expertise and existing infrastructure to take advantage of the dislocated credit markets.  In July 2008, PTAM launched its first hedge fund vehicle focusing on the severely distressed residential mortgage backed securities market.  Since then, PTAM has assembled an institutional-class asset management platform and employs a team of investment professionals with an extensive range of fixed-income and credit expertise.  Currently, PTAM manages multiple pooled investment vehicles, mutual funds, and a variety of customized separately managed accounts (SMAs) for institutional investors.

Puissance Capital Management

Puissance Capital is a long/short fundamental equity manager focused on the US and China. Puissance was founded in 2015 by CIO Ted Wang, who was a former Partner of Goldman, Sachs & Co and has 18 years of global equities trading and investing experience.  Puissance has its headquarters in New York and a local research office in Beijing.

QMG Investors, L.P.

Quantitative Management Group develops proprietary quantitative "market neutral" investment programs. Our flagship offerings trade the S&P 1500 U.S. equities using our Relative Mean Reversion ( RMR ) or Integrated Momentum-Reversion ( IMR ) investment methodologies, which afford robust performance with rapid liquidity, very high Sharpe Ratios, and extremely low volatility and drawdowns.

Race Rock Capital LLC

Race Rock Capital is a broker-dealer that provides introductions between qualified investors and select institutional money managers. We currently have a number of managers under contract but are responsive to investor needs when introducing. The managers’ underlying characteristic is they all possess a carefully articulated and demonstrable edge.

Reuven Capital Investments

The Reuven Capital Investments Fund ("Fund") is a concentrated long/short equity fund, which implements a long term position building approach, focusing on small and mid-cap publicly traded companies.  Despite a siginificant downturn in 2011 and 2012 (80%) we kept the fund open, since we believe that the overall strategy is still intact, and will ultimately succeed.  We are committed to a full recovery, as well as turning this Fund into a very profitable investment for all of our investors.  Though the economics of the business are not as favorable for a fund that is so far below the High Watermark, we've continusly put our clients/investors in front of our own interests in the past 15 years, thereby making this recent hurdle no different.  While the tough road to recovery is not always welcomed by most, we do not dare miss out on the opportunity it creates.  

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Richey May & Co.

We serve alternative investment clients that range in size from $1M to $2.5B and have clients in over 35 states. We work with funds utilizing a wide variety of strategies, including, but not limited to, the following: arbitrage, ABS, catastrophic bonds, convertible arbitrage, cryptocurrency, currency, day trading, derivative funds of funds, distressed debt, emerging markets, energy trading, event driven, fixed income, foreign currency, global macro, funds of funds, high yield, long/short, merger arbitrage, mortgage backed securities, reinsurance, risk arbitrage, situational, and structured finance.

Riveles Law Group

Riveles Law Group advises clients on a range of investment management and securities law matters. The firm has extensive experience representing hedge, private equity, forex and a variety of other private funds in organizing and structuring private investment vehicles in both U.S. and off-shore jurisdictions. We take a holistic and forward looking approach to fund formation by considering a variety of investor, regulatory, tax, trade strategy and liquidity variables to ensure the optimal fund structure is achieved. We guide managers throughout the formation and offering process to ensure the complex interplay between state, SEC, CFTC , NFA and NASD requirements are properly navigated and investors receive the comprehensive and accurate disclosures. The firm also represents investment advisers, commodity pool operators and commodity trading advisers in all aspects of their business operations, from state and federal registration, formation and l icensing , implementation of industry ‘best practices’ policies and procedures, negotiation of third party marketing agreements, to on-going regulatory compliance matters.

RMB Capital Management/1837 Partners

Long/short equity hedge fund- 1837 - part of RMB Capital management - a wealth management and asset management firm.

RMS US LLP

RSM US LLP is the leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, with more than 9,000 professionals and associates in 90 cities nationwide. It is a licensed CPA firm and the U.S. member of RSM International, a global network of independent audit, tax and consulting firms with more than 41,000 people in over 120 countries. RSM uses its deep understanding of the needs and aspirations of clients to help them succeed.

For more information, visit www.rsmus.com, like us on Facebook at RSM US LLP, follow us on Twitter @RSMUSLLP and/or connect with us onLinkedIn.

Sancus Capital Management LP

Sancus is a long/short credit fund that focuses on exploiting inefficiencies across North American and European credit markets. The Fund's nimble and differentiated approach to investing combines fundamental analysis, momentum trading and a relative value framework. Sancus targets asymmetric return profiles by combining various credit instruments with the aim of generating option like payoffs that limit downside exposure. Further, the Fund seeks pockets of value created by regulatory and macro changes, such as market inefficiencies caused by Dodd- Frank and the Volker Rule and the shrinking of global banking balance sheets. In 2013, the Fund was ranked No.1 in BarclayHedge’s Credit Long/Short category.

Sandalwood Securities, Inc.

Sandalwood, founded in 1990, has created and managed funds of hedge fund managers in an LP structure for 24 years. The core funds have equaled or outperformed the S&P 500 on an annualized basis since inception with a fraction of the volatility. Additionally, Sandalwood has a 40-Act credit-based mutual fund, which is comprised of four different credit managers to provide a liquid alternative solution in the credit space to our investor base.

Savile Finance Group

Since 2005, Savile Finance Group has operated a direct investment lending program, structuring senior-secured facilities for small and medium companies in the United States, Latin America, and Caribbean. Savile's particular focus is structuring credits with Latin American companies specializing in cross-border trade and U.S. borrowers seeking to finance and expand their activities in Latin American markets.

Schultze Asset Management LLC

We seek to exploit inefficiencies and mispricings due to issuer distress across a range of corporate securities, in any part of the capital structure, at any point in the reorganization process.

Seraph Capital Partners, LP

Long/short value-based equity fund with a primary focus on US.

Silver Grace Assets Investment Management Limited

We are Hong Kong based asset manager which currently holds intangible assets for a third party. Our goal is to hold tangible assets on behalf of investors through out Asia and western Europe. We also invest in equity shares in publically listed companies. Aside from our ventures into publc equity, we also actively invest in the properties sector, holding assets such as Mall, Office Building , Hotel and Agriculture and Palm Oil Land related investments, as well as having diversified into the entertainment industry.

Silver Leaf Partners LLC

Silver Leaf Partners is an institutional broker-dealer with experienced investment professionals in the areas of trading & execution, custody & clearing, portfolio accounting & reporting, middle & back office operations, capital introduction, and transaction consulting. For capital introduction, we cover hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds, and mutual funds.

Solstein Capital LLC

Solstein Capital, LLC is a private investment firm managing a concentrated portfolio of global securities through a hedge fund structure. We seek to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns over a multi-year investment horizon through a rigorous and disciplined investment process based on immersive, fundamental research.

Spicer Jeffries LLP

Certified public accountants providing audit, accounting, tax and consulting services to domestic and international funds. We provide services from the start up phase throughout the life cycle. Please contact Robert Yurglich at ryurglich@spicerjeffries.com.

Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage, Inc.

Celebrating 135 years in business, we are investment industry insurance specialists providing all lines of insurance including D&O/E&O Liability,Cyber Liability, and ERISA/Fidelity Bonding. Our practice group prides itself on coordinating all coverages and helping clients understand what they are purchasing. Ask yourself, what value is your broker bringing to the table.

Stonehaven LLC

Stonehaven is an industry leading global placement agent focused on hedge funds, private equity, real estate, venture capital and long-only strategies. Stonehaven's platform serves as a nexus between select investment opportunities and the institutional investment community with a talented capital raising team and robust infrastructure. The Firm's dynamic structure fosters an ever-evolving stable of distinctive managers to match the demand across the diverse investor community. Founded in 2001 by CEO David Frank, the Firm is entirely management owned, giving it complete independence to continue pursuing its entrepreneurial approach while maintaining the highest ethical and regulatory standards.

SunMoon Capital Managemet, LLC

SunMoon Capital, LP’s volatility arbitrage strategy intends to capture consistent monthly absolute returns while maintaining a low correlation to traditional asset classes.

SunMoon implements a pedigree investment process backed by 15 years of trading and executive management from an award-winning investment banking derivatives division.

Combining SunMoon Capital’s low volatility strategy to a modern portfolio as a direct allocation or as an overlay should help reduce global portfolio volatility, capture returns with low correlations to traditional assets and enhance yields during down markets. 

Sustainable Insight Capital Management

Sustainable Insight Capital Management (SICM) is a global investment management firm that combines a disciplined security selection process with Environmental, Social and Governance principles to maximize alpha and minimize unintended risk. SICM was founded by a seasoned investment team with over 27 years of industry experience. Our partners include Capricorn Investment Group and The Kresge Foundation.

Sutton View Capital LLC

Sutton View Capital LLC provides its services to high net worth individuals, family offices and institutions through the mechanism of its primary fund, Sutton View Partners LP. The fund is focused on event-driven and intrinsic value investing with an overlay of debt based merger arbitrage.

Synergy Networx

Synergy Networx is a full-service graphic design & web development firm, specifically dedicated to the financial services and alternative investment industries. In business since 1994, we provide innovative marketing solutions that enhance client communication in today’s market. Our aim is to assist clients in maintaining the highest standards in their brand and business- on time, on target and on budget.

The Appointment Group LLP

With offices in New York, London, Los Angeles and Melbourne, The Appointment Group LLP (TAG) has been providing travel management for Hedge Funds and financial clients for over 25 years. TAG can cater to the most demanding of itineraries, whilst reducing the overall travel expenditure of its clients.

The Lind Partners

The Lind Partners is a New York-based alternative asset management firm that manages a family of institutional investment funds focused on small- and mid-cap publicly traded companies with an emphasis on Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom. Since 2009, the core team at Lind has worked on over 50 direct investments with a total transaction value in excess of $500 million.

Thompson Hine LLP

A leader in the field of corporate transactions and securities law, Thompson Hine LLP has been, since 1911, a provider of legal services in private offerings and hedge funds offering clients resources to handle the most challenging legal issues facing today's business community.

Trident Fund Services

Trident Fund Services, a division of the Trident Trust Group, is a leading independent provider of fund administration services to the alternative investment funds industry, with offices located in 10 fund domiciles in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe and the United States. Trident Fund Services provides comprehensive back office administration support to more than 400 alternative investment funds worldwide.

TriNet Ambrose

For companies demanding high-touch customer support and top-tier benefits often unavailable to small businesses, TriNet Ambrose provides concierge service that includes the richest employee benefits and health plans, and a dedicated Human Resources Associate to deliver customized personal support to all employees.

Trinity Fund Administration (Cayman) Ltd

Trinity Fund Administration is a global boutique hedge fund solutions company providing middle and back office services to a wide range of investment funds and private vehicles operating predominantly in the alternative investment arena. Trinity’s principal office is based in Dublin and has offices in the Cayman Islands, New York, London and Cyprus. Trinity is dedicated to the provision of high quality services for clients from a wide array of domiciles and which enable clients to navigate the investment management industry.

True Contrarian Investments LLC

True Contrarian follows an unusual approach in identifying the most extreme deviations from fair value, and exploiting those whenever insider behavior, fund inflows/outflows, traders' commitments, media and investor sentiment, and other reliable signals indicate that a trend reversal is closely approaching.

UC Berkeley MFE

The Berkeley Master of Financial Engineering Program provides you with the knowledge and skills to prepare you for a career in the finance industry. In one year, you will be ready to take a leading role in a fast-growing field that demands individuals who can apply their education and skills at the cutting edge of finance in investment banks, commercial banks, and other firms around the world.

UMB Fund Services

UMB Fund Services provides a complete line of services for mutual funds and alternative investments, as well as turnkey solutions including collective trust, multiple series trust, and registered hedge fund services. Our services include fund accounting, administration, tax, investor services, transfer agency, custody and distribution. Learn more at umbfs.com.

US Bancorp

With extensive industry tenure and knowledge encompassing every type of alternative investment product and strategy - from hedge funds and fund of funds to private equity funds and - our professionals’ vision, combined with our sophisticated technology, gives our clients the guidance, resources, and insight into the market they need to be successful. For more information about our comprehensive suite of alternative investment solutions, ETF, and mutual fund services, please click here

Utrade Hedge

Emerging FX systematic trading management company with Separate Managed Accounts and Hedge funds platform. Proprietary developed algorithmic trading technology targeting returns of +25-40% with Sharpe ratio of above 1.7.

Valuation Research Corp.

Valuation Research Corporation (VRC) is an independent firm that has been providing valuations to the U.S. and international business communities for more than 38 years. Our core services include financial opinions with respect to valuation, solvency, capital adequacy and fairness in connection with mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, financings, and financial and tax reporting matters. Our in-house valuation capabilities include businesses, equity and debt securities, loans, derivative instruments, structured products, intangible assets, fixed assets and real estate. 

Vilas Capital Management, LLC

Vilas Capital Management’s success will be driven by the value we provide to our clients and by our ability to attract and retain smart, hard-working associates. Underlying these drivers will be our commitment to the highest level of business ethics, our pursuit and continuous adoption of best business practices and our focus on the following items.   Client Focus – We are active money managers who are entrusted with client's assets. We will manage client assets with one goal in mind: earn returns that exceed indexed returns in the general equity market.   Integrity and Hard Work – Vilas Capital Management will act with integrity with its associates and with its clients. We will stay focused on asset management and work hard for our clients.   Discipline and Consistency – Vilas Capital Management will manage money in a disciplined and consistent manner. We will stay true to our stated investment strategies and execute those strategies to the best of our ability. See our Investment Philosophy section for details.

Watts Capital, LLC

Watts Capital, LLC provides third-party marketing for alternative investment managers including hedge funds, asset-backed and royalty funds, private equity and real estate. Our RIA affiliate Watts Capital Partners also constructs alternative investment portfolios for its HNW clients.

White Oak Global Advisors, LLC

White Oak Global Advisors, LLC ("White Oak") is an SEC-registered investment adviser that was established in 2007. White Oak's primary investment strategies are a series of direct lending funds, an event driven long/short hedge fund and cash management.

White Outsourcing Pty Ltd

White Outsourcing is a specialist provider of outsourced middle and back office administration and accounting services to a range of fund managers.We have a proud history of growth through referrals built on our reputation for quality, tailored and cost effective integrated solutions.

Windsor Securities, Inc.

Since 1971, Windsor Securities, Inc. engages in investment management of client and proprietary assets. As a family office, Windsor has a keen understanding of the needs of other family offices and high-net-worth individuals. Windsor can deploy strategies on a number of platforms, including (but not limited to), mutual funds, ETFs, and variable annuities and variable life insurance products. Windsor manages assets across fixed income and equity instruments. The investment strategies of Windsor are quantitative, tactical and systematic in approach with an emphasis on the Index and Treasury markets with capital preservation as its cornerstone.

WithumSmith+Brown, PC

WithumSmith+Brown, PC, is a full-service regional public accounting firm with 450 staff in 13 offices across six states and Cayman Island. Our firm’s Financial Services Industry Group serves clients reflecting the diversity of the industry, including hedge fund managers, private equity firms, mortgage bankers, broker-dealers, and regulated investment companies. We understand the challenges of operating in a complicated, highly regulated environment, and how to successfully comply with SEC and other rules which often require the expertise of independent auditors and consultants. Visit www.withum.com for more information.

Wolf Hedge,LLC

Wolf Hedge, LLC is a nationally recognized Alternative Asset Management & Investment Research firm. The Mission of Wolf Hedge is to provide its clients with the long-term and value-added advice to achieve their investment goals through various products. Wolf Hedge seeks to achieve absolute returns from income and capital appreciation. 

Zenna Consulting Group

Zenna Consulting Group is a boutique marketing firm that serves primarily niche, regulated industries (Financial Services, Healthcare/Pharma and Legal) with Digital Brand Strategy and Online Reputation Management.

ZCG’s specialized experts provide a unique mix of marketing disciplines that help companies and individuals differentiate from the competition by developing, expanding, managing and protecting their online presence and brand reputation. 

Zimmer Partners LP

Zimmer Partners is a research-driven, energy-focused investment firm that believes its ability to generate alpha is enabled by an experienced investment team, proprietary risk management platform and a well-developed organizational infrastructure. The Utility Fund was previously managed by Zimmer Lucas Capital, LLC, which Stuart Zimmer, Portfolio Manager, co-founded in 1997.

Zoi Capital

Zoi Capital is a systematic CTA formed in 2007 that trades client and fund assets in managed accounts structure. The Telio program is designed to provide non-correlated returns by trading futures contracts in the direction of the trend using a short term statistical mean reverting strategy.

5D Capital

5D Capital serves global institutional mandates, using its proprietary developed algorithms. The principles behind 5D’s cutting edge algorithms developed the technology since 2008, while live trading started in 2010. The properietary technology generates high Sharpe ratio above 1.7 with target annual returns above 20%.

400 Capital Management, LLC

400 Capital Management is a structured credit asset management firm offering qualified investors access to a broad range of investment opportunities and innovative solutions across global structured credit markets.

Aberdeen Asset Management

Aberdeen Asset Management is a global asset manager and a FTSE 100 company. We are based in 25 countries with 33 offices, over 600 investment professionals and around 2,500 staff overall. Our assets under management were $551.4 billion as at 30 June 2014.


As a pure asset manager, without the distractions of other 
financial services activities, we are able to concentrate all our resources on our core business. We believe this is key to our performance. Assets are only managed for third parties, not our own balance sheet, which helps reduce conflicts of interest.


We dislike unnecessary obscurity and complexity so 
our investment processes strive to be simple and clear. We aim to seek out investments that display those qualities too. Finally, we focus on taking a long-term view of our investments.

Abingdon

Abingdon is a classical discretionary global macro manager. They form a market view based on technical and fundamental analysis. Positions must have an asymmetric risk to return profile. The strategy has a short to medium term horizon trading liquid futures and options. This allows strict percentage based risk management.

ACE IT Solutions

ACE IT Solutions provides IT consulting and cybersecurity services to financial services, including cloud services, disaster recovery and business continuity, 24x7 help desk and 24x7 network monitoring and managed services.

AD Capital Partners

Founded in December 2010 and providing
- advisory services on global clean energy generation investment opportunities for Industrials, Utilities, Infrastructural Funds and Institutional Investors
- consultancy services on absolute return investment strategies, de-correlated to financial markets, aiming to an absolute return investment approach for Family Offices, Banks, Insurance Companies, Pension Funds and Foundations

Adaws Capital, LLC

An emerging manager targeting HNWI's , FOF's , Family Offices and RIA's . We are an options trader, shorting premium by trading low-risk, non-directional positions using the S&P 500 Index.In addition to steady returns, our Investors come to us looking for a conveniently structured Fund ( redemptions , gate, lockup periods etc.).

AFEX Associated Foreign Exchange

AFEX works with Fund Administrators and Managers, Corporate and High Net Worth Private Clients, to assist with the execution and management of their FX transactions. Either through treasury management across their offices, on the investments of funds themselves or the repatriation of profits.

Alambic Investment Management

Our systematic application of fundamental research principals is designed to generate sustained and attractive returns over time with moderate volatility. We apply thoroughly back tested proprietary factors across a broad base of individual stocks and construct a market-neutral portfolio taking into consideration trading costs and other risk constraints. With very low correlation to other major asset classes, the Colombard Fund improves the risk/return profiles of traditional portfolios dominated by equity and debt holdings.

Algert Global LLC

Founded in 2002, Algert Global is a boutique asset management firm specializing in systematic equity strategies. The firm manages global equity market neutral, U.S. large cap active extension, U.S. small cap and international small cap portfolios. Algert Global is 100% employee-owned and is registered as an investment advisor with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Prior to founding the firm, CEO & CIO Peter Algert served as the Global Head of Research for Barclays Global Investors’ stock selection strategies. 

AlphaDesk

AlphaDesk delivers real-time order, portfolio, and operations management tools to fund managers. The managed cloud service supports multiple portfolios, strategies, asset types, currencies and custodians in a single, integrated solution. Through the use of cutting edge cloud technologies the system achieves unparalleled performance, functionality, and value for money

Alphatative LLC

ALPHATATIVE LLC is an emerging alternative investment manager and recent 1st place winner of BattleFin's "Sharpe Ratio Shootout" Tournament 4.0, a cutting-edge, international finance tournament for quantitative strategies (highest Elite Division).

ALPS Alternative Investment Services, LLC

ALPS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of DST Systems, Inc., provides customized asset servicing solutions to the Financial services community including full service back office hedge fund, private equity fund, and fund of fund administration services. ALPS has over 600 employees, over 500 clients, and over $175 billion in assets under administration.

Alternative Latin Investor

Founded in July of 2009, Alternative Latin Investor (ALI) is the first online news source to offer highly coveted information and analysis regarding alternative investments in Latin America. Topics include Commodities, Forex , Private Equity, Wine, Art, Regulation, Philanthropy, Hedge Funds, Agribusiness, Renewable Energy, Emerging Markets and Real Estate.

Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP

With a diverse staff of 350+ and a large financial services practice, Anchin is an accounting and advisory firm truly dedicated to the industry. Services include financial statement preparation; tax planning and compliance; tax credits and incentives; succession planning; and various consulting services. Our mission is to be our clients’ Expert Partner.

Apex Fund Services

Apex Fund Services is one of the world’s largest independent fund administration companies with over $26 billion of assets under administration, 34 offices and over 320 employees across the globe. Apex is unique in its ability to Reach Globally, Service Locally and provide cross-jurisdictional solutions and best practices, providing the highest levels of personalized services. Apex provides a full suite of products and services ranging from fund set up, portfolio valuations, fund accounting, shareholder services, directorships and listing sponsorship. With its Order Management and Portfolio Management systems together with its Middle Office services Apex is a Total Fund Solutions provider. Apex offers a number of platforms including, US Emerging Manager platform, Bermuda Emerging Manager platform (for small or start up funds), Luxembourg SIF platform, Luxembourg UCITS platform and the Malta PIF platform.

Archway Finance and Operations

Archway Finance and Operations ( AFO ) is a services company that provides a full suite of administration options for the accounting and investment operations of Hedge Funds, Fund of Funds, Private Equity Funds, Investment Advisors and Private Banks. AFO has more than $16 billion in assets under administration ( AUA ) and was recently ranked #24 in AUA by FundServices.net . AFO services are compliant with the Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements ( SSAE ) 16.

Arden Asset Management LLC

Arden Asset Management (“Arden”) was founded in 1993 and specializes in providing alternative investment solutions, including creating and managing portfolios of hedge funds using a disciplined, research-driven investment process. In addition, Arden also offers risk aggregation and advisory services and has been establishing and managing customized portfolios for investors, with specific guidelines determined by the client’s individual needs, since 2000.

Arendt Luxembourg Law Firm

The New York office of Arendt & Medernach has transactional, fund formation and tax capabilities out of New York and is advising exclusively on Luxembourg legal and regulatory matters. We work for a large number of clients active in the financial sector including:

•    Private equity funds and hedge funds (AIFMD /UCITS)
•    Mutual fund managers
•    HNWIs

Arrow Partners

As a third party marketing industry leader, Arrow Partners works with traditional and alternative investment managers, providing sales and marketing support, and helping them fill their pipeline with high-quality institutional prospects. Founded in 1995 by Steven Rubenstein and Ken Rogers, both recognized industry experts with 25+ years of experience, the firm represents a limited number of asset managers and helps them attract U.S.-based institutional investors and leading consulting firms. To date, Arrow Partners has raised more than $2 billion in incremental assets for our clients. We believe a successful partnership requires mutual accountability, clearly-defined goals, and a strong commitment to success. To learn more please visit www.arrowpartners.com.

Arthur Bell

Arthur Bell has focused on the alternative investment industry since 1974, so you can rely on our experience, commitment to client service, and quality track record to keep you and your investors safe. We deliver audit, tax, performance analysis, investor representation, operations consulting, business advisory, and family office services.

Asset.tv

Asset.tv is the web TV channel for the investment management community- we work with firms to produce video content, and host media for some of the world’s largest institutions. Asset.tv is a platform for investment professionals only, with a subscriber base exceeding 300,000, as well as media syndication partnerships with Reuters Insider and The Bloomberg Terminal Network.

Atlas Fund Services

Founded in 2006 Atlas Fund Services (‘ATLAS’) is a privately held, fully licensed recognized global fund service provider. ATLAS caters to alternative investment funds including Private Equity, Venture Capital, Hedge Funds, Fund of Funds, Real Estate, & Managed Accounts.ATLAS is an SSAE 16 (SOC 1) Type II Compliant organization.

Audit Analytics

Audit Analytics is an independent research provider of accounting, governance, and risk intelligence. Our services are used by leading financial institutions, accounting firms, regulators, and universities to assess risk, benchmark, and analyze trends. Available as an online subscription, through data feeds, or as an app on the Bloomberg portal (APPS AQRM ), Audit Analytics can screen portfolios and supplement your due diligence. For additional information please click here.

Baker Tilly

Baker Tilly is a Chicago-based, full-service accounting and advisory firm whose professionals supply expertise and global reach in audit, tax, and advisory services. More than 2,700 talented and passionate individuals strong, Baker Tilly is a top US, full-service accounting and advisory firm with specialized professionals who connect with you and your business through refreshing candor and clear industry insight.

Barron's

As The Nation’s Premier Business & Financial Weekly, Barron’s and Barrons.com offers its readers in-depth, sophisticated news reports and analysis on companies, industries, sectors, the economy and financial markets in the U.S. and around the world. Barron’s covers the dynamics affecting the flow of capital, the cost of capital, and the impact of regulators and rule-makers in the Professional Financial Community. Barron’s differs from other business magazines in that its feature stories and columns look ahead at what’s likely to happen in the future to the industry sectors and companies reviewed. It is this singular focus on the future, and our record in that respect, that Barron’s is relied upon by top management executives, financial leaders and powerful institutional and individual investors.

Battea

Class Action Services is the industry leader in securities class action claims recovery for institutional investors, including hedge funds, asset management firms, sovereign and pension funds, endowments and family offices. A full-service, outsourced solution, Battea experts manage the entire securities class action award recovery process — from calculating recognized loss for every claim through the confirmation, receipt and delivery of settlement payouts.

Beecher Carlson

Beecher Carlson is a large account risk management broker that delivers expertise by industry focus and product specialization. We strive to develop new and better technologies to drive operational excellence. By leveraging our deep risk management expertise, we are able to help manage business risks, protect and enhance capital and fulfill our client’s corporate mission.

Bell Rock Group

Bell Rock is a leading provider of independent director services to Cayman funds, board support, fund formation & structuring solutions, corporate services to investment funds. Our professionals are experienced board members with a unique combination of senior level portfolio management, fund operations, legal, risk management and banking backgrounds. We act on a select number of boards providing experience, expertise and integrity. Bell Rock is licensed and regulated by CIMA.

Blue Clay Capital Management LLC

Blue Clay is a long/short equity hedge fund focused on achieving superior absolute returns by investing in the more inefficient small-cap equity universe predominantly in North America. The deeply experienced team applies a bottom-up fundamental and style-agnostic approach, coupled with an assessment of the macroeconomic environment to identify mispriced securities. 

BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas (www.bnpparibas.com) has a presence in nearly 80 countries with 190,000 employees, including 145,000 in Europe. It ranks highly in its three core activities: Retail Banking, Investment Solutions and Corporate & Investment Banking. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail banking model across Mediterranean basin countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Investment Banking and Investment Solutions activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and solid and fast-growing businesses in Asia-Pacific.

BNY Mellon

BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK ). Additional information is available on www.bnymellon.com, or follow us on Twitter @BNYMellon.

Boston Provident, LP

Boston Provident, LP manages a long/short equity strategy focused on the financial services sector. The firm was founded by Orin S. Kramer in 1992 and the flagship fund, Boston Provident Partners, LP, is the oldest existing hedge fund focused on financial services. Our objective is to maximize returns over a three to five year period with a relatively concentrated portfolio.

Brandywine Asset Management, Inc.

Brandywine Asset Management, established in 1982, manages globally-diversified portfolios using a Return Driver based investment methodology. Brandywine’s Predictive Diversification model incorporates dozens of fundamentally-based trading strategies, each based on a sound, logical return driver, into a fully systematic and diversified portfolio.

Butler Investment Managers

Butler Investment Managers Limited is a specialist European Credit investment manager.  The Firm was founded in 2008 by Walter Butler, founder of Butler Capital Partners (www.butlercapitalpartners.com), a leading European private equity franchise.   The Firm leverages off of Walter Butler’s expertise in exploiting niche, underfollowed growth opportunities.  The team is made up of dedicated credit Investment professionals most of whom have been working as a team since 2006. With strong European credit markets experience, we have consistently demonstrated our ability to pursue the best opportunities through different market cycles.  The Firm operates on an Institutional platform in London (Investment Manager) and Paris (Investment Advisor) and is FCA regulated.

Buy Side Design

We create websites, video and brand identities for financial firms. We have over 20 years of derivatives trading experience. Our roots are grounded in the trading capital of the world, Chicago, and our offices are located at 1871, the technology town square in the Merchandise Mart.

C&A Consulting LLC

C&A provides clients with on-demand and direct access to experienced subject matter experts and line management. Our core competencies cover Compliance and Operational Risk, Finance, Operations, and Technology, working as an integrated unit to deliver practical strategies and efficient executions. We can lead complex strategic transformations with equal capacity to efficiently lead tactical baseline assignments.

CACEIS (USA) Inc.

CACEIS is one of the world’s leading asset servicing providers and is the premier player in the sizeable European fund servicing market. Through offices across Europe, North America and Asia, CACEIS delivers a comprehensive set of high quality services covering: Depositary/Trustee-Custody, Fund Administration, Transfer Agency and Issuer Services.

Caissa, LLC

Caissa , LLC is a software company radically advancing institutional allocators’ approach to portfolio and risk management by offering a software featuring unparalleled transparency aggregation across all asset classes, investment structures, and transparency types. Top institutional allocators use Portfolio Navigator to assess their total portfolio’s strategic positioning and risk profile.

Callais Capital Management, LLC

Callais Capital Management is an independent investment firm launching three privately managed funds whose distinct objectives collectively span a diverse asset mix: fixed income, private debt/equity and long/short global macro investments.

Christopher & Scott LLC

Put That Money to Work! We are a unique Hedge Fund/Family Office in a way that our vision of the fund is to focus and invest in companies that focus on environmental sustainability. For us, there are three distinct areas where we can make an impact: Energy, Agriculture, and water resources. We have a Long/Short Equity strategy in this area and are making significant moves in this area of investment.

Citrin Cooperman

We are a nationally recognized full-service accounting, tax, and consulting firm with offices conveniently located throughout the Northeast. Since 1979, we have steadily built our business by helping companies and high net worth individuals find smart solutions. Whether your operations and assets are located around the corner or across the globe, we can provide new perspectives on strategies that will help you achieve your short- and long-term goals.

CitySavvy

CitySavvy is an award winning financial PR firm that specialises in providing strategic communications counsel, international media engagement and brand reputation management for asset management sector firms, financial institutions and publicly quoted companies. We have offices in the Netherlands, UK and the US, the multi-lingual capabilities and campaign experience to help our clients engage with their stakeholders irrespective of time, geography or market cycle.

At CitySavvy we design and execute high-impact, strategic and well-crafted PR and media relations campaigns with an emphasis on accountability and the out-performance of client expectations. In addition to traditional media engagement, we offer specialist expertise in the integration of social and new media platforms, content creation, issues management, and broader multi-disciplinary marketing programmes. Whilst most of our clients retain us on an on-going long term basis, we are also experienced in supporting corporate transactions and fund launches as defined projects.

CohnReznick

CohnReznick LLP provides clients with forward thinking advice that helps them navigate complex business and financial issues. With more than 2,500 employees nationwide, we provide the resources, technical skills and deep industry knowledge to help them succeed.

Connext Consulting Inc.

Connext Consulting Inc. is a strategic business development advisory firm that delivers tangible results. We transform businesses into world-class organizations by connecting our clients to their next opportunity, making synergistic introductions, creating unique marketing platforms, and enhancing brand visibility.   Our comprehensive suite of customized services include: business development, marketing, events, and public relations. Together we build solutions that ensure long-term growth and success.

Coral Gables Asset Management

At Coral Gables Asset Management, we specialize in a wide range of domestic and global investment strategies in the equity markets. Our teams advise clients on a number of investment strategies, including:

•    Quantitative strategies
•    Fundamental equity strategies
•    Relative value strategies
•    Systematic trading
•    Mixed arbitrage trading (including volatility and capital structure arbitrage), or taking advantage of price differences in various investments in different markets

Cornerstone Trading Corp.

Incorporated in 2005, Cornerstone Trading Corp. — a leader in asset-backed tax receivables. Cornerstone's proprietary trading and direct access to intra-firm-to-firm trading portals, opens this alternative asset class to family offices and sub-advisory firms.

Corsair Capital Management, L.P.

Corsair Capital Management, L.P. is a value-oriented, research intensive, long/short equity investment firm. The firm is managed by Jay Petschek and Steve Major, who lead a seasoned and experienced team of eleven. Corsair’s assets under management are $1.4 billion, of which approximately 16% belongs to Corsair insiders and their families. We invest predominantly in US and Canadian equities, infrequently invest in listed options and do not use derivatives. Corsair Capital Partners, L.P., our flagship fund, uses no leverage. For more than 20 years, CCP has outperformed the US equity markets over multiple market cycles and with less risk. Through Corsair’s time-tested investment process, CCP has yielded an annualized net return of 13.8% since inception. As an outgrowth of our investment strategy, CCP has generated very tax efficient returns with over 90% of its realized gains since inception taxed at the long-term capital gains rate.

Cowen Prime Services

Cowen Prime Services is a leading provider of comprehensive solutions for investment managers. Our offering features world-class custody and clearing options, multi asset class capabilities, leading execution and order management systems, a seasoned execution desk, a range of financing options, a highly professional operations and customer support team, comprehensive portfolio reporting capabilities, capital introduction, and live, intraday and post-trade risk and performance analytics.

Crawford Ventures, Inc.

Crawford Ventures, Inc., headquartered in New York City, is a leading alternative asset investment firm that forms, grows, holds interests in, and raises very substantial investor capital for compelling hedge funds. Crawford was founded in 2003 by its CEO, Evan Katz, who has received numerous hedge fund awards and honors, and is an industry and media-recognized expert regarding hedge funds and successful fundraising. Mr. Katz presently serves as a twice-elected Director on the Hedge Fund Association (“HFA”) Board of Directors. Crawford has deep knowledge and expertise regarding all leading hedge fund strategies, and has longstanding high-level relationships with some 1,000 institutional and family office investors (e.g., endowments, foundations, funds of funds, insurance companies, multifamily offices, pensions, single-family offices, sovereign wealth funds), which collectively have several trillion dollars of investable assets, and allocate hundreds of billions of dollars to hedge funds (typically $10-$100+ million per investor per fund).

Crowe Horwath LLP

Crowe Horwath LLP is one of the top 10 public accounting, consulting and technology firms in the U.S. Under its core purpose of “Building Value with Values®,” Crowe uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services while helping clients reach their goals with tax, advisory, risk, and performance services.

Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield is the world’s largest privately held commercial real estate services firm. The company advises and represents clients on all aspects of property occupancy and investment, and has established a preeminent position in the world’s major markets, as evidenced by its frequent involvement in many of the most significant property leases, sales and assignments. Founded in 1917 it has 250 offices in 60 countries and 16,000 employees. It offers a complete range of services for all property types, including leasing, sales and acquisitions, equity, debt and structured finance, corporate finance and investment banking, corporate services, property management, facilities management, project management, consulting and appraisal.

Dillon Eustace

Dillon Eustace is a leading financial services law firm with offices in the Cayman Islands and Ireland and representative offices in New York, Hong Kong and Tokyo. Dillon Eustace originally developed its reputation as the market leader for Asset Management and Investment Funds in Ireland where it represents the largest number of Irish domiciled funds. The Firm has developed a dynamic team of financial services lawyers representing international asset managers, promoters, venture capitalists, insurers, banks, corporates, investors, family offices, asset allocators, TPAs and custodians, prime brokers, government and supranational bodies.

DOAR

DOAR is a global litigation strategy expert firm with decades of experience in high stakes, complex legal disputes. We are engaged as experts in both litigation and arbitration. As one of the leading expert consulting firms in the world, DOAR offers global experience and local knowledge, helping law firms and multinational organizations formulate effective legal strategies.

Duff & Phelps

Duff & Phelps is the premier global valuation and corporate finance advisor with expertise in complex valuation, dispute consulting, M&A and restructuring. The firm’s more than 1,000 employees serve a diverse range of clients from offices in North America, Europe and Asia. The Duff & Phelps Portfolio Valuation practice specializes in assisting hedge funds, private equity firms, business development companies and limited partners with the valuation of alternative investments, specifically securities and positions for which there are no 'active market' quotations.

Eaton Partners

Eaton Partners is a leading alternative asset placement agent, having raised over $57 billion of institutional capital across 80 funds. Since 1983, we have been dedicated to the singular goal of raising capital for investment managers throughout hedge fund, private equity, real estate and real assets strategies. Eaton Partners’ global platform consists of over 50 employees located in six offices.

Echelon Capital Strategies, LLC

We provide superior risk adjusted returns for our investors by investing in carefully selected consumer and small business loans from non-bank lenders. The Echelon team has collectively more than 100 years of risk management experience and a track record of building successful financial services businesses. We have strong analytical and structuring capabilities which are the foundation of our investment strategy. We also have extensive venture capital relationships that facilitate sourcing and evaluation of non-bank lenders.

EisnerAmper

EisnerAmper LLP, a premier full-service accounting, audit, tax, and administration firm with global capabilities, led the way in establishing and building a highly trained and dedicated asset management team—with experience and expertise in the intricacies of the regulatory and tax environment, the valuation of complex financial instruments and the challenges of maintaining strong accounting and investment controls.

Empire Valuation Consultants, LLC

Empire Valuation Consultants has strong experience valuing alternative investments on behalf of hedge funds, private equity firms, venture capital funds and family offices. In 30 years, we have valued all levels and types of equity-related investment assets, debt securities and real estate. We have undertaken valuation engagements for clients ranging up to 60 assets per quarter on behalf of funds with $100 million - $1 trillion in AUM.

Erb Capital Management, LLC

Erb Capital Management, LLC is the investment manager for the Erb Arbitrage Opportunity Fund, LP and the Erb Arbitrage Opportunity, Ltd.

eSentire

eSentire®, a leader in continuous advanced threat protection solutions and managed cybersecurity services, challenges legacy security approaches, combining behavior-based analytics, immediate mitigation and actionable intelligence on a 24x7x365 basis. For more information visit www.esentire.com and follow @esentire.

Essentia Analytics

Essentia Analytics is a cloud-based software solution that uses behavioural data analytics to help professional investors to make more skilled investment decisions. We enable hedge and traditional active fund managers to capture richer data about their own behaviour and its context, to understand where their individual skills and weaknesses lie, identify patterns, and apply that enhanced self-awareness to achieve improved performance. 

Essex Investment Management Company, LLC

Essex Investment Management Company, LLC is an SEC registered investment adviser that manages growth equity portfolios for institutional clients (including corporations, endowments, foundations, municipalities and public funds), high net worth clients, mutual funds (on a sub-advisory basis) and private partnerships. We are based in Boston, Massachusetts and also have an office in Evanston, Illinois.

eVestment

eVestment provides a flexible suite of easy-to-use, cloud-based solutions to help the institutional investing community identify and capitalize on global investment trends, better select and monitor investment managers and more successfully enable asset managers to market their funds worldwide. eVestment helps its clients be more strategic, efficient and informed through its leading-edge technology, fantastic client service and by delivering data not only for alternative strategies, but also through the largest, most comprehensive global database of traditional strategies.

Ext. Marketing Inc.

Ext. Marketing Inc. is a global leader in financial services marketing. Our team includes many of the hedge fund industry’s strongest writers, editors, graphic & web designers, and project managers. We know your industry and create marketing materials – including pitch decks, websites and fund sheets – that will bolster your sales.

Falcon Americas, Inc.

Falcon Americas, Inc is a small private asset manager founded by Phd Redoaune Chafei , a well- known Moroccan Financial Professional with strong ties to The Moroccan Royal Family. Its primary focus is to search, discover and capture Real Estate, Agriculture, Health, Education, Financial and Energy Projects that are able to deliver alpha to its current private portfolios. Falcon Americas, Inc manages Equity, Fixed Income and Alternatives Investment portfolios in addition to other value added products for clients all backed by state of the art and financial educational services.

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Finn Dixon & Herling LLP

Finn Dixon & Herling LLP is a specialty law firm located in Stamford, Connecticut. We advise as to all aspects of investment fund formation and investment adviser regulation. Our attorneys are well-versed in innovative fund structures and complex regulatory matters. The firm represents hedge funds, funds of funds, private equity funds, investment advisers, institutional investors and placement agents located in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Asia.

Foglamp Research

Foglamp is a boutique research firm providing customized in-country research that helps clients better understand foreign markets. Foglamp leverages more than 1500 researchers and journalists in more than 120 countries to provide a virtual network of on-demand analysts around the global.

Foley Hoag LLP

Foley Hoag’s hedge fund team helps our clients address the ever more complex regulatory, structural and compliance environment in which hedge funds operate. Whether we are establishing a manager’s first fund or counseling a group that manages billions of dollars our team works with you to formulate the best and most efficient legal solution for your needs.  Because we believe that the advice and approach that is appropriate for investment advisers managing private fund vehicles  is very different from that required by mutual fund families and their management companies, we focus our practice exclusively on such investment advisers and private investment funds, tailoring our advice to their unique needs.

Frazis Capital Partners Australia Ltd

Global multi-strategy hedge fund.

Fundadministration, Inc.

FundAdministration provides specialized accounting, consulting and administrative services for domestic and off-shore hedge funds, fund of funds, private equity funds, CTA’s, CPO’s, SMA's, Regional Centers, banks and brokerage firms. 

GCS Financial Insurance Services

GCS Financial Insurance Services (a Division of Gunn Steers & Company, LLC) is a market leading global insurance broker and risk management organization providing Business Insurance, Employee Benefits and Personal Insurance to the Asset Management Industry which includes Registered Investment Advisors (RIA’s), Asset Managers, Mutual Funds, Hedge Funds, Fund of Funds, REITs, Broker/Dealers, and Private Equity Firms. Our Asset Management Insurance Practice team currently serves over 350 Asset Management firms totaling over $400 billion in practice AUM. Headquartered in New York City, GSC Financial has a dedicated team of insurance and risk management experts and consultants whose knowledge and experience is singularly focused on the Asset Management Industry. This dedicated practice affords our clients with personalized service and customized solutions. GSC Financial is proud to have a many clients, both publicly traded and privately held, for over 50 years located throughout the United States and the world.

Gemini Fund Services, LLC

Gemini Hedge Fund Services, LLC provides comprehensive fund administration services to hedge funds and a consultative approach to bring pooled products to market. We are an administrator designed from start to finish to provide optimum services that enable managers to meet the requirements of investors and regulatory bodies. 

Global Forestry Capital Sarl

Global Forestry Capital S.a.r.l. ( GFC ) is a Luxembourg-based investment and advisory firm focused on sustainable forestry assets.GFC specializes in alternative asset strategy consulting and fund development and is also a provider of alternative risk finance and product consulting for ethical, social and sustainable investments. GFC has a combined management experience of alternative assets over 40 years and is committed to provide an investment option that offers above average returns with sustainable and ethical practices.GFC operates the Global Forestry Growth Fund LFP PRIME SICAV SIF S.A., which aims at providing institutional and private investors with stable and consistent returns based on prime acquisitions of land, participations in promising forestry assets, developments and private equity projects linked to the timber industry.

GMT Capital

GMT Capital Corp. is a global long/short equity hedge fund manager that manages a single strategy offered through funds named Bay Resources. The firm, founded by Tom Claugus with $ 3m in 1993, has over $5 billion in AUM today with 34 employees, headquarters in Atlanta and additional offices in New York, London, Hong Kong, Denver and Buenos Aires. GMT has a differentiated 20+ year track record of delivering high absolute returns principally through strong stock selection on both the long and short sides of the portfolio. Our long-term operator mentality applies to our 3-5 year investment horizon in addition to how we operate the fund, as over 35% of AUM is employee owned.

Grant Thornton LLP

Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenues in excess of $1.3 billion and operates 55 offices across the United States with more than 500 partners and 6,000 employees.

Greenberg Traurig LLP

Greenberg Traurig , LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 36 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Greenberg Traurig is among the Top 10 law firms on The National Law Journal's 2013 NLJ 350, an annual ranking of the largest firms in the U.S. For additional information, please visit www.gtlaw.com.

Harneys

Harneys has one of the most dynamic and fastest growing offshore funds teams in the world. We work with many of the pre-eminent onshore law firms and our clients range from start-up managers to some of the world’s largest asset managers. With over 50 funds lawyers working across five continents we have the experience and expertise to help; whether developing innovative solutions for some of the more complex challenges faced by our clients or carrying out more basic tasks on time and on budget.

Hedge Connection

Hedge Connection was launched in 2005 and is a patented marketing platform for hedge funds as well as an information portal for investors. It has grown to become the most widely recognized and innovative marketing solution of its kind for the hedge fund industry. The fund database is powered by Morningstar and provides investors with access to over 7,000 hedge funds, fund of funds and CTAs. The Boardroom, the alternative industry’s leading online community, is woven into the fabric of the fund database and facilitates relationship building, networking, and the free-flow of information. Through the Capital Club, managers have access to over $2 trillion in investor assets. Hedge Connection’s online ecosystem is complemented by premier one-on-one networking events, including the Global Fund Forum. Since 2005, investors and hedge funds have participated in a variety of Hedge Connection related events, resulting in thousands of direc t meetings and hundreds of millions of new investments.

Hedge Fund PR

Hedge Fund PR is an independent public relations consultancy with a proven track record of exceptional results that safely raise visibility, support asset raising efforts and build lasting brand equity. Our services include media relations, media training, special events, product placement, marketing counsel and crisis communications.

Hedge Fund Research, Inc.

Hedge Fund Research, Inc. (HFR) is the global leader in the alternative investment industry. Established in 1992, HFR specializes in the areas of indexation and analysis of hedge funds. HFR Database, the most comprehensive resource available for hedge fund investors, includes fund-level detail on historical performance and assets, as well as firm characteristics on both the broadest and most influential hedge fund managers. HFR has developed the industry's most detailed fund classification system, enabling granular and specific queries for relative performance measurement, peer group analysis and benchmarking.

Hillair Capital Management LLC

Hillair Capital Management LLC is the investment advisor to Hillair Capital Investments L.P., a family of on-shore and off-shore alternative asset hedge funds primarily investing in the growth and expansion initiatives of small-cap and micro-cap public companies.

Hirschler Fleischer Attorneys at Law

Hirschler Fleischer is a multi-specialty law firm representing institutional investors and investment managers throughout the eastern United States. Recently named to HFMweek Magazine’s short list for “Best Onshore Law Firms for Client Service,” our goal is to provide timely, practical and cost-effective solutions to both the manager and limited partner communities.

HS Marketing, LLC

Founded by Holly Singer in 1994, HS Marketing, LLC is a service provider dedicated to enhancing the marketing communications and visibility raising objectives of alternative investment firms: managers, allocators and service providers.  Our deliverables featuremedia relations and advertising campaigns, marketing tools, corporate identity / branding systems, and a variety of dynamic opportunities to be heard, seen and understood.

Imagineer Technology Group

Imagineer Technology Group (ITG) is a New York City based software company focused on providing flexible and scalable solutions to asset managers and allocators. Imagineer’s solutions minimize the time and effort involved in technology, compliance and information infrastructure, allowing investment firms to focus on their core competency – investing. Our highly configurable software solutions assist our clients in the areas of Client Relationship Management, Client Web Reporting and Fund Research & Portfolio Management.

IMQubator

Hedge fund seeder and accelerator with focus on strategies non correlated to equities. Since 2009, IMQubator (“ IMQ ”) has led the way in developing a new generation of alternative investment managers. IMQ is a business predicated on taking an end-investor perspective – the first hedge fund investment platform with this approach on all aspects of the investment process.

Incline Global

Incline Global is a long/short equity and opportunistic credit strategy founded by Jeff Lignelli in April 2012. Based in New York, the investment team includes experienced professionals tied together by a common interest in working as part of a cohesive and interactive team. The strategy incorporates fundamental bottoms-up analysis on global companies where the investment team can have a variant perception. The team generally focuses on GARP investments with sustainable organic growth, solid free cash flow, owner-oriented management teams and that fit proprietary frameworks to create a differentiated investment edge over a 12-24 month timeframe. 

International Management Services Ltd

A leading provider of independent directors and corporate governance services to the fund industry, and one of the few remaining truly independent providers of such services. We also provide full board support, trust services and incorporation/company management.

IntraLinks

IntraLinks Fundspace™ for hedge fund managers provides best-in-class tools to distribute information to investors securely, efficiently and confidently. From capital raising to investor reporting, Fundspace provides a single, end-to-end solution to effectively engage with and meet the increasing demands of institutional investors.

Intrinsic Capital Management

Intrinsic Capital Management (ICM) is emerging as a leading alternative investment manager specializing in the design, development and deployment of systematic investment strategies. Through our dedication to research and use of cutting edge technology we continually strive to deliver risk-adjusted returns across U.S. equities, exchange traded funds and the global futures markets.

Investor Analytics

Investor Analytics helps Hedge Funds and Investors in Hedge Funds make better Risk Management Decisions. Investor Analytics is proud to offer the most intuitive, understandable and usable risk reporting service in the industry.

Iron Harbor Capital Management

Iron Harbor Capital Management is a global investment fund, developing and executing investment themes based on rigorous fundamental analysis of regional economies and broad-based economic trends. We express key investment ideas relative to a prudent benchmark via highly liquid and low-leverage long-term positions in equities, bonds, and stable-value instruments. We then utilize currency, interest rate, and commodity trading strategies as primary hedging vehicles. Our strategy was developed on a foundation of deep market expertise and trading experience. This expertise, along with our pedigree and investment discipline, permits us to identify opportunities and risks that others might miss.

Ivest Capital Management, LLC

Emerging manager Ivest Capital Management offers Guardian500, an equity-portfolio hedge program, that uniquely monitors relative institutional capital-flow into U.S. equities virtually in real-time. Its objective is to fully participate in rising markets, while mitigating downside risk, via equity derivatives.

JDM Capital Corp.

JDM Capital Opportunity Fund was created to offer investors and institutions the opportunity to participate in the origination of joint venture equity, bridge financing and mezzanine lending transactions that may provide an attractive return on investment. The fund seeks opportunities in the geographically diverse and underserved middle market which has been ignored by traditional lenders.

JSG Capital Investments LLC

Hedge fund specializing in technology, biotechnology and mobile application companies. We actively invest in Initial Public Offerings and Pre-IPO private placement offerings. Investment banking and VC experience with partnerships with major VC firms and largest Wall Street Investment firms.

KG Funds Management

We run a highly concentrated portfolio that focuses on both equity special situations where light activism is necessary and more liquid and traditional long/short event driven equity investments.

Kite Lake Capital Management (UK) LLP

Kite Lake Capital Management (UK) LLP was set up in July 2010 by Massi Khadjenouri and Jan Lernout . The investment objective of the KL Special Opportunities Fund is to generate 8-15% absolute returns with low volatility and low correlation to general market indices. We aim to achieve this by investing in a range of liquid, hard catalyst event-driven investment strategies. Such strategies are implemented through transactions involving merger arbitrage, major operational reorganisations , credit events, distressed situations and other significant corporate events.

KPMG in the Cayman Islands

KPMG in the Cayman Islands is one of the leading professional services firms, with over 230 employees from over 25 countries and 15 partners delivering audit, tax and advisory services to clients worldwide.

Larch Lane Advisors LLC

Larch Lane Advisors LLC was founded in 1999. The Firm focuses on early stage hedge fund investing through its fund of hedge fund portfolios, hedge fund seeding platform, and liquid alternatives mutual fund.

LatAm Alternatives

LatAm Alternatives is a 3rd Party Marketer that provides specialized marketing, asset raising and consulting services to alternative asset managers who are looking to expand their presence into the Latin American Region. Through our unique educational seminars in Spanish we are helping investors, investment professionals, regulators and students to upgrade their skills into the important alternative investment industry. We speak the language. We know the People. We live the culture. We are LatAm.

LCM Global Partners

Created in 1995, LCM is a boutique hedge fund-of-funds driven by the principles of good stewardship. LCM offers a diversified, multi-strategy offering of 25+ managers AND a concentrated portfolio reflecting the firm's highest current convictions in the hedge fund space.

LIBREMAX CAPITAL

LIBREMAX CAPITAL is a New York based asset management firm specializing in structured credit. The firm takes a diversified approach to credit investing across a variety of structured products including non-Agency RMBS, Consumer ABS, CMBS, CLOs, and CDOs. Our investment team focuses on active trading, low leverage and hedging, while utilizing micro-credit analysis and rigorous security selection. LibreMax Capital is a registered investment advisor with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

Liquid Holdings Group, Inc.

Liquid Holdings Group (Nasdaq: LIQD) provides a cloud-based hedge fund operating system that combines order, execution, and risk management, with reporting and shadow NAV. Alternative asset managers can leverage the Liquid platform to handle the entire transaction life cycle in real-time, or select specific capabilities, such as a single OEMS, to solve targeted front-office requirements. Liquid backs its solutions with outsourced end-of-day processes, which eliminate the need for client-side operations.
Liquid Holdings was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in New York City. The firm has 129 clients as of September 30, 2014, including hedge funds, proprietary trading firms, and multi-manager platforms.

Lizard Investors, LLC

Lizard Investors LLC is an asset management firm that specializes in  international small- to mid-cap equities. Our global expertise enables us to  create and actively manage portfolios of quality companies not typically owned  by large institutions. We follow a patient, concentrated, value approach  focused on generating exceptional returns while protecting capital over the  market cycle. We uphold a culture of integrity, independence and outstanding  client service.

Logan Law

Logan Law offers comprehensive legal services for alternative funds. Our expertise ranges from fund formation to ongoing operations and wind-down. We work with managers of hedge funds, offshore funds, private equity funds, fund of funds and a range of related investment vehicles. We draft private placement memorandums, subscription agreements, organizational documents, assist with regulatory filings and non-disclosure agreements.

Los Angeles Investment Company

The investment company which bridges the allocation gap. We deliver the highest standard economies of scale to smaller and emerging managers through providing all operational and marketing aspects of their businesses. Managers are partner/employees directly rewarded in proportion to AUM and performance.

Loud Partners Inc

Loud Partners Inc. is a full Managed Service Provider that offers Cloud and Traditional IT services in Tri-State area for small and medium size firms. We provide courteous, professional services at competitive rates. Our IT experts have tremendous experience in Financial firms, Healthcare industry, Law offices and Non-Profit Organizations.

Lumentus LLC

Lumentus is a communications consulting firm that helps its clients manage their brands, protect their reputations and improve their perceptions across target and stakeholder audiences. Lumentus Social is the firm’s social media technology and communications solutions unit, also based in the new New York office.

The firm’s principals are leading practitioners in the areas of corporate communications, public relations and public affairs, digital reputation management, social media, advertising and branding. Lumentus practices a discipline-agnostic approach that yields dynamic solutions able to continuously reflect changing business demands.

LXE Marketing and Media

LXE is a full service marketing solutions provider. We have a long and proven history of delivering expert consulting services to companies looking to build their brand message and reach targeted audiences. Our strategic thought, coupled with an expert understanding of marketing within the financial services industry and a demonstrated ability to identify and message specific consumers, guarantees that clients achieve their goals efficiently while receiving the highest possible return on investment. We provide marketing services to investment organizations across the entire financial landscape, including hedge funds, banks, and investment advisors.

Macromoney Global Investments Ltd

Macromoney is a fund manager for high net worth individuals and institutional clients worldwide. We are focused on concentrated investments in securities, futures and options listed on the main stock exchanges.

Maloy Risk Services

Led by its fifth-generation CEO, Richard Maloy, Jr., Maloy Risk Services has succeeded by leveraging its deep industry knowledge in four niche industries: Hedge Funds, Venture Capital, Technology and Life Sciences. We specialize in providing risk management and insurance placement services. In addition to offering products from leading carriers in the industry, Maloy offers a proprietary 'manuscript' E&O/D&O policy form that offers the broadest coverage available on the market. We serve emerging managers and established funds, start-up to $20B.

Maples and Calder

Maples and Calder is a leading international law firm advising financial, institutional and business clients around the world on the laws of the Cayman Islands, Ireland and the British Virgin Islands. Maples and Calder has offices in the Cayman Islands, the British Virgin Islands, Dubai, Dublin, Hong Kong, London and Singapore.   With a reputation as an innovative, entrepreneurial firm, Maples and Calder is known worldwide as a market leader with highly qualified lawyers who are specialists in their respective practice areas.

Marcum LLP

Marcum , one of the nation's largest independent public accounting and advisory services firm, has a well established alternative investment practice specializing in domestic and offshore hedge funds, private equity funds, and fund of funds. The practice encompasses investment strategies focused on equities, credit, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, ABLs and PIPEs.

Markov Processes International LLC

Markov Processes International ( MPI ) is a provider of investment analytics, including and a suite of solutions and services that increase transparency and improve risk management capabilities within the hedge fund investment community.

Matador Prime

Matador Prime’s investment strategies are based on proprietary trading algorithms derived from extensive internal research and testing. Our market neutral investment approach seeks to profit from price oscillations across multiple currencies while maintaining a strict control of the net exposure to any single currency, thereby limiting risk.

MatlinPatterson

Founded in 2002 and headquartered in New York, MatlinPatterson is a diversified investment management business with a range of specialized alternative credit managers.

Mercer Partners

Mercer Partners is a Long/Short global equity fund and since inception ('94) has returned 12.47% net to our investors.

MGI

MGI provides investment management services to the Pindar Global Macro Fund. MGI is in the process of launching a European Long/Short Equity Fund later in 2014.

Miami DDA

Downtown Miami is the new destination for alternative investment companies. The Miami Downtown Development Authority is her to assist individuals and businesses expanding or relocating in Downtown Miami and to provide information and connect you with relevant resources.

Micamold Management LLC

Micamold Management operates the Micamold Multi-Manager Fund, a multi-manager, multi-strategy hedge fund utilizing equity long/short portfolios managed by a select group of well-pedigreed emerging and re-emerging managers.

Michael J. Liccar & Co.

Michael J. Liccar & Co. is both an alternative fund administrator and a full-service public accounting firm which specializes exclusively in the securities and futures industry. Located in the heart of Chicago Financial District, the firm is primarily comprised of CPAs and MBAs . We currently serve a wide variety of Hedge Funds, Commodity Pools, Private Investment Funds, Commodity Trading Advisors, Registered Investment Advisors, Broker-Dealers , Introducing Brokers and Futures Commission Merchants.

Midland IRA

Since 2004, Midland IRA has been assisting investment managers by providing custodian services of alternative investments within retirement plans such as hedge fund and private equity offerings. We pride ourselves in taking a seemingly complex concept, educating both clients and hedge fund managers on the mechanics, and providing an efficient and smooth investment process

Millennium Trust Company

Millennium Trust Company is an industry leading custodian that helps institutions, advisors and investors do more by offering niche, expertly managed custody solutions for alternative assets, private funds and retirement plan rollover solutions. We serve as a complement to services offered by other custodians. Our goal is to make our clients more successful and productive by professionally managing detailed transactions, providing timely reporting and offering best-in-class service.

Morgan Creek Capital Management

Morgan Creek Capital Management, LLC is a SEC-registered investment adviser providing investment management services to institutions and wealthy families. We provide a customized investment solution to clients in need of a targeted investment program, as well as discretionary strategies to assist clients in building investment programs based on the University Endowment Model. We provide Asset Allocation, Manager Selection, and Portfolio Construction.

MSR Investments, LLC

MSR Investments, LLC takes a unique approach to short term directional trading. MSR’s Quantitative Directional Program evaluates multiple return distributions over a variety of time frames. Based on given forecasts of probability-based forward return distributions, the Program determines whether a certain market is most likely to be in reversal or momentum mode and then trades it accordingly. The time horizon for this assessment can range from one week to one month, although actual trading positions may be shorter in duration. Additionally, the Program incorporates an intraday “break-out” trading model that attempts to mitigate losses when there are large intraday price changes. The Program trades a wide variety of futures markets including global equity indices, currencies, fixed income and commodities. The Program is in reversal mode approximately 70% of the time and momentum mode 30%. Average trade length and margin to e quity are approximately 3 days and 7%, respectively.

North View Investment Banking Group

NVIBG is a boutique investment banking firm whose team of seasoned professionals have a long history of providing capital to small and mid-cap public and private companies. Our services are focused on sourcing significant financier's to provide necessary capital, which, in turn, enables our clients to achieve their strategic goals. Securities and Advisory Services offered through World Equity Group, Inc. Member FINRA and SIPC.

NorthPoint

NorthPoint Financial is a technology innovation company that provides mission-critical financial software and services that today’s leading investment managers use to run their business. With over 150 clients served and more than a decade of deep domain experience in asset classes, investment strategies, operational workflows, and financial product technology, NorthPoint Financial solves problems other vendors can’t. NorthPoint Financial’s rich portfolio of software products include a Trade Order Management System, Portfolio Management, Data Warehouse, Security Master, and Regulatory and Investor Reporting, all powered by NorthPoint’s exclusive Real-time Calculation and Data Exchange Engine. Additionally, NorthPoint Financial offers a suite of Professional Services.

NWQ Capital Management

NWQ Capital Management ( NWQ ) is a Perth-based boutique alternative investment advisory firm founded in late 2007. In January 2010 NWQ launched its first investment Fund and also began separate account mandates   NWQ primarily serves high net worth individuals and family offices, non- profit organizations , superannuation funds and other institutional clients   NWQ has a seasoned investment team, with both principals having extensive (20+ years) experience in the industry, across the fields of asset management, institutional trading, risk management and equity research   NWQ has a strong commitment to research and education of alternative asset classes and managers.

NYCFUNDSPACES.COM

NYC Hedge Fund, Private Equity & Venture Capital Spaces – We locate, Negotiate and Secure the Best Office Space for your fund. Please visit us at nycfundspaces.com.

Objective, Inc.

Objective is a technology company providing solutions for buy-side firms. Its flagship product Fund-Studio is an integrated, real-time portfolio management system that helps automate the front to back office operations for investment managers, offering aggregated position keeping, reconciliations, cash management, portfolio reporting and more.

Ocelot18

Elliot Harris founded the business accelerator Ocelot18 in 2015 after decades of success on Wall Street. During his career he has advised owners and executives to produce business plans and strategies that maximize the company's growth and profit potential. To date Mr. Harris has participated in over $10 billion dollars of underwritings. Previously he served in senior roles at Ladenburg Thalmann, the Wilshinsky Group at Smith Barney, and Axa-Equitable. In 2016 Mr. Harris' book Feeding Sharks to Lions: The Food Chain in Entrepreneurship  was published by Amazon. His expertise with benefit plans, equity investments, and liquidity events has made him a highly sought after expert for informed entrepreneurs, sharks and lions worldwide. To learn more visit http://www.ocelot18.com.

Old Greenwich Capital Partners

Old Greenwich Capital Partners ( “OGCP” ) is a customized multi-manager platform founded originally in 2005 to offer a select and strategically diversified roster of proven experienced managers. We are currently in the process of launching a platform for emerging managers based on the First Loss structure ( “FIRLO” ).

Old Hill Partners

Old Hill is an asset-backed and special situation lender that provides flexible lending solutions to fulfill the capital demands of underserved clients typically not accommodated by traditional banks. Old Hill specializes in collateralized lending markets, including direct loans, lender finance loans, asset-based loans, commercial real estate loans and special situation real estate investments across the capital structure.

OMT Capital Management, LLC

GP and investment manager of Hawthorne Capital Partners, LP and Hawthorne Offshore Fund, LTD. OMT employs a rigorous, bottom up, research process in the US small cap space to identify idiosyncratic, premium return opportunities both long and short.

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Orchard Square Partners

Orchard Square Partners ( “OSP” ) manages a non-cyclical liquid credit strategy whose investment objective is to achieve superior risk-adjusted returns. The strategy emphasizes low volatility and the preservation of investor capital. The experienced investment team pursues these objectives through a combination of fundamental bottom-up analysis and a disciplined risk management framework. OSP generally invests in large-cap liquid corporate structures and has the flexibility to invest across the capital structure. To achieve the funds objectives OSP invests in capital structure arbitrage, relative value trades and directional long and short trades. Furthermore, because the strategy is not restricted by ratings, OSP frequently engages in ratings arbitrage. OSP actively manages tail risk through credit and interest rate market hedges. OSP also manages the liquidity of the portfolio to maintain the flexibility to be nimble and to take a dvantage of market opportunities globally.

Oyster Consulting, LLC

Oyster Consulting provides comprehensive consulting services to financial services organizations. With over 1,000 years of combined experience, our consultants help our clients achieve regulatory compliance, efficient operations, effective trading practices and financial success. Contact us at www.oysterllc.com and find out why the readers of Hedgeweek voted Oyster Consulting 2014's best North American Regulatory Advisory firm.

Oyster Pond Capital Management

At Oyster Pond Capital, we deliver a global suite of comprehensive tactical investment solutions that seek to generate enhanced risk-adjusted returns.

Our strategies are designed to outperform in varied market environments, protecting capital in down markets while participating in up markets.

Partner Capital Group

Partner Capital Group is a boutique, alternative investments, institutional third party marketing firm with execution experience in virtually every asset class. Our expandable partnership model and strong investor relationships enable us to carry out both narrowly focused engagements as well as broader assignments.

Perkins Fund Marketing

Perkins Fund Marketing, founded by Chip Perkins in 1997, is a premier capital raising firm for select hedge funds and private equity funds. PFM also provides high touch marketing services that help position managers for long term growth.

Piedmont Fund Services

Piedmont Fund Services is an award-winning fund administrator with offices in Washington DC, New York and Malaysia, dedicated exclusively to hedge funds, private equity, and fund of funds. With several years of combined experience in the alternative investment industry from Big 4 Accounting Firms to leading hedge fund institutions, our professional team can offer a full range of solutions to help you navigate through the increasingly challenging business environment. Piedmont has received “Top Rated” (highest ranking) on client satisfaction survey conducted by Global Custodian for all the years participated.

Pinnacle View Capital Management

Pinnacle View is a long/short equity fund with a top down and bottoms-up approach to value-oriented investing. Emphasis on secular themes and market/business cycles isolates sector rotation, and is used to identify investment opportunities at the company level, where rigorous due diligence and fundamental research are applied.

Plurimi Investment Managers

Plurimi is an award-winning global macro and multi-asset specialist firm. The firm has a distinguished track record which offers alternative solutions with liquidity, transparency and consistent real returns.Plurimi applies long-term macroeconomic trends with systematic forecasting of medium-term market dislocations across global markets.

Prescient Ridge Management, LLC.

Prescient Ridge Management, LLC. operates a short-term systematic managed futures program. PRM offers participation via two stand-alone CPO vehicles (one levered and one un-levered) as well as managed account accessibility. The program has a seven-year audited track-record with positive annual returns each year since inception.

Prodigy Capital Management, LLC

Prodigy Capital is an asset management firm composed of two Prodigy Partners Funds. We invest in funds utilizing major hedge fund strategies such as long/short equity, event-driven, and global-macro among others. Investors can access well-performing, closed, top-tier portfolios of funds, which are globally well-diversified and uncorrelated to lower the risk.

Prophecy Asset Management, LP

Prophecy specializes in multi-manager trading platforms. Our investors include pension, corporate, fund of fund, foundation and family office clients. Investors are granted transparency for risk control and manager selection.
Prophecy allocates to emerging and established trading groups through separately-managed accounts. Structured arrangements are done on a case-by-case basis.

PT Asset Management

PT Asset Management, LLC (PTAM) is a Chicago-based alternative investment firm specializing in the credit and fixed-income markets.  PTAM seeks attractive investment opportunities in complex markets where structural and pricing inefficiencies create unique drivers of return.  PTAM was launched in 2008 when its sister company, Performance Trust Capital Partners, LLC (PTCP), identified an opportunity to leverage its then-14 years of fixed-income expertise and existing infrastructure to take advantage of the dislocated credit markets.  In July 2008, PTAM launched its first hedge fund vehicle focusing on the severely distressed residential mortgage backed securities market.  Since then, PTAM has assembled an institutional-class asset management platform and employs a team of investment professionals with an extensive range of fixed-income and credit expertise.  Currently, PTAM manages multiple pooled investment vehicles, mutual funds, and a variety of customized separately managed accounts (SMAs) for institutional investors.

Puissance Capital Management

Puissance Capital is a long/short fundamental equity manager focused on the US and China. Puissance was founded in 2015 by CIO Ted Wang, who was a former Partner of Goldman, Sachs & Co and has 18 years of global equities trading and investing experience.  Puissance has its headquarters in New York and a local research office in Beijing.

QMG Investors, L.P.

Quantitative Management Group develops proprietary quantitative "market neutral" investment programs. Our flagship offerings trade the S&P 1500 U.S. equities using our Relative Mean Reversion ( RMR ) or Integrated Momentum-Reversion ( IMR ) investment methodologies, which afford robust performance with rapid liquidity, very high Sharpe Ratios, and extremely low volatility and drawdowns.

Race Rock Capital LLC

Race Rock Capital is a broker-dealer that provides introductions between qualified investors and select institutional money managers. We currently have a number of managers under contract but are responsive to investor needs when introducing. The managers’ underlying characteristic is they all possess a carefully articulated and demonstrable edge.

Reuven Capital Investments

The Reuven Capital Investments Fund ("Fund") is a concentrated long/short equity fund, which implements a long term position building approach, focusing on small and mid-cap publicly traded companies.  Despite a siginificant downturn in 2011 and 2012 (80%) we kept the fund open, since we believe that the overall strategy is still intact, and will ultimately succeed.  We are committed to a full recovery, as well as turning this Fund into a very profitable investment for all of our investors.  Though the economics of the business are not as favorable for a fund that is so far below the High Watermark, we've continusly put our clients/investors in front of our own interests in the past 15 years, thereby making this recent hurdle no different.  While the tough road to recovery is not always welcomed by most, we do not dare miss out on the opportunity it creates.  

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Richey May & Co.

We serve alternative investment clients that range in size from $1M to $2.5B and have clients in over 35 states. We work with funds utilizing a wide variety of strategies, including, but not limited to, the following: arbitrage, ABS, catastrophic bonds, convertible arbitrage, cryptocurrency, currency, day trading, derivative funds of funds, distressed debt, emerging markets, energy trading, event driven, fixed income, foreign currency, global macro, funds of funds, high yield, long/short, merger arbitrage, mortgage backed securities, reinsurance, risk arbitrage, situational, and structured finance.

Riveles Law Group

Riveles Law Group advises clients on a range of investment management and securities law matters. The firm has extensive experience representing hedge, private equity, forex and a variety of other private funds in organizing and structuring private investment vehicles in both U.S. and off-shore jurisdictions. We take a holistic and forward looking approach to fund formation by considering a variety of investor, regulatory, tax, trade strategy and liquidity variables to ensure the optimal fund structure is achieved. We guide managers throughout the formation and offering process to ensure the complex interplay between state, SEC, CFTC , NFA and NASD requirements are properly navigated and investors receive the comprehensive and accurate disclosures. The firm also represents investment advisers, commodity pool operators and commodity trading advisers in all aspects of their business operations, from state and federal registration, formation and l icensing , implementation of industry ‘best practices’ policies and procedures, negotiation of third party marketing agreements, to on-going regulatory compliance matters.

RMB Capital Management/1837 Partners

Long/short equity hedge fund- 1837 - part of RMB Capital management - a wealth management and asset management firm.

RMS US LLP

RSM US LLP is the leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, with more than 9,000 professionals and associates in 90 cities nationwide. It is a licensed CPA firm and the U.S. member of RSM International, a global network of independent audit, tax and consulting firms with more than 41,000 people in over 120 countries. RSM uses its deep understanding of the needs and aspirations of clients to help them succeed.

For more information, visit www.rsmus.com, like us on Facebook at RSM US LLP, follow us on Twitter @RSMUSLLP and/or connect with us onLinkedIn.

Sancus Capital Management LP

Sancus is a long/short credit fund that focuses on exploiting inefficiencies across North American and European credit markets. The Fund's nimble and differentiated approach to investing combines fundamental analysis, momentum trading and a relative value framework. Sancus targets asymmetric return profiles by combining various credit instruments with the aim of generating option like payoffs that limit downside exposure. Further, the Fund seeks pockets of value created by regulatory and macro changes, such as market inefficiencies caused by Dodd- Frank and the Volker Rule and the shrinking of global banking balance sheets. In 2013, the Fund was ranked No.1 in BarclayHedge’s Credit Long/Short category.

Sandalwood Securities, Inc.

Sandalwood, founded in 1990, has created and managed funds of hedge fund managers in an LP structure for 24 years. The core funds have equaled or outperformed the S&P 500 on an annualized basis since inception with a fraction of the volatility. Additionally, Sandalwood has a 40-Act credit-based mutual fund, which is comprised of four different credit managers to provide a liquid alternative solution in the credit space to our investor base.

Savile Finance Group

Since 2005, Savile Finance Group has operated a direct investment lending program, structuring senior-secured facilities for small and medium companies in the United States, Latin America, and Caribbean. Savile's particular focus is structuring credits with Latin American companies specializing in cross-border trade and U.S. borrowers seeking to finance and expand their activities in Latin American markets.

Schultze Asset Management LLC

We seek to exploit inefficiencies and mispricings due to issuer distress across a range of corporate securities, in any part of the capital structure, at any point in the reorganization process.

Seraph Capital Partners, LP

Long/short value-based equity fund with a primary focus on US.

Silver Grace Assets Investment Management Limited

We are Hong Kong based asset manager which currently holds intangible assets for a third party. Our goal is to hold tangible assets on behalf of investors through out Asia and western Europe. We also invest in equity shares in publically listed companies. Aside from our ventures into publc equity, we also actively invest in the properties sector, holding assets such as Mall, Office Building , Hotel and Agriculture and Palm Oil Land related investments, as well as having diversified into the entertainment industry.

Silver Leaf Partners LLC

Silver Leaf Partners is an institutional broker-dealer with experienced investment professionals in the areas of trading & execution, custody & clearing, portfolio accounting & reporting, middle & back office operations, capital introduction, and transaction consulting. For capital introduction, we cover hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds, and mutual funds.

Solstein Capital LLC

Solstein Capital, LLC is a private investment firm managing a concentrated portfolio of global securities through a hedge fund structure. We seek to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns over a multi-year investment horizon through a rigorous and disciplined investment process based on immersive, fundamental research.

Spicer Jeffries LLP

Certified public accountants providing audit, accounting, tax and consulting services to domestic and international funds. We provide services from the start up phase throughout the life cycle. Please contact Robert Yurglich at ryurglich@spicerjeffries.com.

Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage, Inc.

Celebrating 135 years in business, we are investment industry insurance specialists providing all lines of insurance including D&O/E&O Liability,Cyber Liability, and ERISA/Fidelity Bonding. Our practice group prides itself on coordinating all coverages and helping clients understand what they are purchasing. Ask yourself, what value is your broker bringing to the table.

Stonehaven LLC

Stonehaven is an industry leading global placement agent focused on hedge funds, private equity, real estate, venture capital and long-only strategies. Stonehaven's platform serves as a nexus between select investment opportunities and the institutional investment community with a talented capital raising team and robust infrastructure. The Firm's dynamic structure fosters an ever-evolving stable of distinctive managers to match the demand across the diverse investor community. Founded in 2001 by CEO David Frank, the Firm is entirely management owned, giving it complete independence to continue pursuing its entrepreneurial approach while maintaining the highest ethical and regulatory standards.

SunMoon Capital Managemet, LLC

SunMoon Capital, LP’s volatility arbitrage strategy intends to capture consistent monthly absolute returns while maintaining a low correlation to traditional asset classes.

SunMoon implements a pedigree investment process backed by 15 years of trading and executive management from an award-winning investment banking derivatives division.

Combining SunMoon Capital’s low volatility strategy to a modern portfolio as a direct allocation or as an overlay should help reduce global portfolio volatility, capture returns with low correlations to traditional assets and enhance yields during down markets. 

Sustainable Insight Capital Management

Sustainable Insight Capital Management (SICM) is a global investment management firm that combines a disciplined security selection process with Environmental, Social and Governance principles to maximize alpha and minimize unintended risk. SICM was founded by a seasoned investment team with over 27 years of industry experience. Our partners include Capricorn Investment Group and The Kresge Foundation.

Sutton View Capital LLC

Sutton View Capital LLC provides its services to high net worth individuals, family offices and institutions through the mechanism of its primary fund, Sutton View Partners LP. The fund is focused on event-driven and intrinsic value investing with an overlay of debt based merger arbitrage.

Synergy Networx

Synergy Networx is a full-service graphic design & web development firm, specifically dedicated to the financial services and alternative investment industries. In business since 1994, we provide innovative marketing solutions that enhance client communication in today’s market. Our aim is to assist clients in maintaining the highest standards in their brand and business- on time, on target and on budget.

The Appointment Group LLP

With offices in New York, London, Los Angeles and Melbourne, The Appointment Group LLP (TAG) has been providing travel management for Hedge Funds and financial clients for over 25 years. TAG can cater to the most demanding of itineraries, whilst reducing the overall travel expenditure of its clients.

The Lind Partners

The Lind Partners is a New York-based alternative asset management firm that manages a family of institutional investment funds focused on small- and mid-cap publicly traded companies with an emphasis on Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom. Since 2009, the core team at Lind has worked on over 50 direct investments with a total transaction value in excess of $500 million.

Thompson Hine LLP

A leader in the field of corporate transactions and securities law, Thompson Hine LLP has been, since 1911, a provider of legal services in private offerings and hedge funds offering clients resources to handle the most challenging legal issues facing today's business community.

Trident Fund Services

Trident Fund Services, a division of the Trident Trust Group, is a leading independent provider of fund administration services to the alternative investment funds industry, with offices located in 10 fund domiciles in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe and the United States. Trident Fund Services provides comprehensive back office administration support to more than 400 alternative investment funds worldwide.

TriNet Ambrose

For companies demanding high-touch customer support and top-tier benefits often unavailable to small businesses, TriNet Ambrose provides concierge service that includes the richest employee benefits and health plans, and a dedicated Human Resources Associate to deliver customized personal support to all employees.

Trinity Fund Administration (Cayman) Ltd

Trinity Fund Administration is a global boutique hedge fund solutions company providing middle and back office services to a wide range of investment funds and private vehicles operating predominantly in the alternative investment arena. Trinity’s principal office is based in Dublin and has offices in the Cayman Islands, New York, London and Cyprus. Trinity is dedicated to the provision of high quality services for clients from a wide array of domiciles and which enable clients to navigate the investment management industry.

True Contrarian Investments LLC

True Contrarian follows an unusual approach in identifying the most extreme deviations from fair value, and exploiting those whenever insider behavior, fund inflows/outflows, traders' commitments, media and investor sentiment, and other reliable signals indicate that a trend reversal is closely approaching.

UC Berkeley MFE

The Berkeley Master of Financial Engineering Program provides you with the knowledge and skills to prepare you for a career in the finance industry. In one year, you will be ready to take a leading role in a fast-growing field that demands individuals who can apply their education and skills at the cutting edge of finance in investment banks, commercial banks, and other firms around the world.

UMB Fund Services

UMB Fund Services provides a complete line of services for mutual funds and alternative investments, as well as turnkey solutions including collective trust, multiple series trust, and registered hedge fund services. Our services include fund accounting, administration, tax, investor services, transfer agency, custody and distribution. Learn more at umbfs.com.

US Bancorp

With extensive industry tenure and knowledge encompassing every type of alternative investment product and strategy - from hedge funds and fund of funds to private equity funds and - our professionals’ vision, combined with our sophisticated technology, gives our clients the guidance, resources, and insight into the market they need to be successful. For more information about our comprehensive suite of alternative investment solutions, ETF, and mutual fund services, please click here

Utrade Hedge

Emerging FX systematic trading management company with Separate Managed Accounts and Hedge funds platform. Proprietary developed algorithmic trading technology targeting returns of +25-40% with Sharpe ratio of above 1.7.

Valuation Research Corp.

Valuation Research Corporation (VRC) is an independent firm that has been providing valuations to the U.S. and international business communities for more than 38 years. Our core services include financial opinions with respect to valuation, solvency, capital adequacy and fairness in connection with mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, financings, and financial and tax reporting matters. Our in-house valuation capabilities include businesses, equity and debt securities, loans, derivative instruments, structured products, intangible assets, fixed assets and real estate. 

Vilas Capital Management, LLC

Vilas Capital Management’s success will be driven by the value we provide to our clients and by our ability to attract and retain smart, hard-working associates. Underlying these drivers will be our commitment to the highest level of business ethics, our pursuit and continuous adoption of best business practices and our focus on the following items.   Client Focus – We are active money managers who are entrusted with client's assets. We will manage client assets with one goal in mind: earn returns that exceed indexed returns in the general equity market.   Integrity and Hard Work – Vilas Capital Management will act with integrity with its associates and with its clients. We will stay focused on asset management and work hard for our clients.   Discipline and Consistency – Vilas Capital Management will manage money in a disciplined and consistent manner. We will stay true to our stated investment strategies and execute those strategies to the best of our ability. See our Investment Philosophy section for details.

Watts Capital, LLC

Watts Capital, LLC provides third-party marketing for alternative investment managers including hedge funds, asset-backed and royalty funds, private equity and real estate. Our RIA affiliate Watts Capital Partners also constructs alternative investment portfolios for its HNW clients.

White Oak Global Advisors, LLC

White Oak Global Advisors, LLC ("White Oak") is an SEC-registered investment adviser that was established in 2007. White Oak's primary investment strategies are a series of direct lending funds, an event driven long/short hedge fund and cash management.

White Outsourcing Pty Ltd

White Outsourcing is a specialist provider of outsourced middle and back office administration and accounting services to a range of fund managers.We have a proud history of growth through referrals built on our reputation for quality, tailored and cost effective integrated solutions.

Windsor Securities, Inc.

Since 1971, Windsor Securities, Inc. engages in investment management of client and proprietary assets. As a family office, Windsor has a keen understanding of the needs of other family offices and high-net-worth individuals. Windsor can deploy strategies on a number of platforms, including (but not limited to), mutual funds, ETFs, and variable annuities and variable life insurance products. Windsor manages assets across fixed income and equity instruments. The investment strategies of Windsor are quantitative, tactical and systematic in approach with an emphasis on the Index and Treasury markets with capital preservation as its cornerstone.

WithumSmith+Brown, PC

WithumSmith+Brown, PC, is a full-service regional public accounting firm with 450 staff in 13 offices across six states and Cayman Island. Our firm’s Financial Services Industry Group serves clients reflecting the diversity of the industry, including hedge fund managers, private equity firms, mortgage bankers, broker-dealers, and regulated investment companies. We understand the challenges of operating in a complicated, highly regulated environment, and how to successfully comply with SEC and other rules which often require the expertise of independent auditors and consultants. Visit www.withum.com for more information.

Wolf Hedge,LLC

Wolf Hedge, LLC is a nationally recognized Alternative Asset Management & Investment Research firm. The Mission of Wolf Hedge is to provide its clients with the long-term and value-added advice to achieve their investment goals through various products. Wolf Hedge seeks to achieve absolute returns from income and capital appreciation. 

Zenna Consulting Group

Zenna Consulting Group is a boutique marketing firm that serves primarily niche, regulated industries (Financial Services, Healthcare/Pharma and Legal) with Digital Brand Strategy and Online Reputation Management.

ZCG’s specialized experts provide a unique mix of marketing disciplines that help companies and individuals differentiate from the competition by developing, expanding, managing and protecting their online presence and brand reputation. 

Zimmer Partners LP

Zimmer Partners is a research-driven, energy-focused investment firm that believes its ability to generate alpha is enabled by an experienced investment team, proprietary risk management platform and a well-developed organizational infrastructure. The Utility Fund was previously managed by Zimmer Lucas Capital, LLC, which Stuart Zimmer, Portfolio Manager, co-founded in 1997.

Zoi Capital

Zoi Capital is a systematic CTA formed in 2007 that trades client and fund assets in managed accounts structure. The Telio program is designed to provide non-correlated returns by trading futures contracts in the direction of the trend using a short term statistical mean reverting strategy.

5D Capital

5D Capital serves global institutional mandates, using its proprietary developed algorithms. The principles behind 5D’s cutting edge algorithms developed the technology since 2008, while live trading started in 2010. The properietary technology generates high Sharpe ratio above 1.7 with target annual returns above 20%.

400 Capital Management, LLC

400 Capital Management is a structured credit asset management firm offering qualified investors access to a broad range of investment opportunities and innovative solutions across global structured credit markets.