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UBP had to take a hard line with underlying managers not willing to comply with better practice

Thursday, January 27, 2011

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Larry Morgenthal
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva:

A few months after Swiss private bank and FoHFs house Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) announced the appointment of Larry Morgenthal as CEO of UBP Asset Management, the Group’s US business (in July-2010), Matthias Knab went to interview him for Opalesque.TV in New York.

Mr. Morgenthal, who has 18 years of direct involvement in alternative investing and business development and who ran pension funds, also assumes the role of Chief Investment Officer of Alternatives, and was mandated to spearhead the renewed activity in UBP’s fund of hedge funds (FoHFs) platform following the reinforcement of its investment and risk management teams since 2009.

More inflows from institutions expected It is expected generally that, in future, most inflows coming into the hedge fund industry will be from pension funds. Morgenthal said during the video interview that this will have a dramatic change on both industries: pension funds will invest more of their resources on hedge fund analysis and investing and hedge funds will adapt their model to fulfil institutional needs.

As pension funds are more focused on risk management, size, transparency and brand value, those hedge funds that will try to meet those requests will be ......................

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