Prime Brokerage and Clearing

Reorganized hedge fund platform allowing expansion of flagship hedge fund and addition of new managed accounts, positioning the firm for desired exit transaction for management

Provided strategy to investment bank on derivatives technology and clearing offerings

Evaluated derivatives clearing options for a hedge fund and implemented a robust and cost effective structure including documentation and SEF connectivity

Advised hedge funds on options, costs, and negotiations in search for new Prime Broker

Operations and Administration

Acted as Interim-COO for a new hedge fund launch

Vetted proposed mutual fund platform partner including structure, cost, and operational considerations

Created a risk management framework for a broker-dealer including daily risk reporting, risk policies and escalation procedures, and Risk Committee structure

Designed and implemented a governance model for a hedge fund including fund administration oversight and compliance program

Business Strategy and Acceleration

Advised large pension consultant on platform acceleration and new business opportunities

Counseled hedge fund management on stabilization of firm during crisis including relationships with investors and strategic partners

Advised start-up hedge funds on strategic positioning, marketing materials, prime brokerage selection, and funding and seeding strategies

Distribution and Funding Strategies

Provided strategy on distribution plans across multiple channels for liquid alternative mutual funds

Provided staffing strategy for mutual fund company