Mon, Oct 5, 2015
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

Avalon Lake Partners spins out from WTP Advisors to focus on alternatives

Monday, September 10, 2012

Lou Sala
Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:

New York-based Avalon Lake Partners, is launching today after spinning out from New York- based tax advisory firm, WTP Advisors, where it served as the capital markets division. Led by industry veterans Lou Sala, Jay Goldstein, and Ilicia Silverman, Avalon Lake will focus solely on providing a broad set of advisory services to the alternative asset management industry, namely hedge funds, private equity and family offices.

Sala originally established Sala Associates in 2007, which provided business advisory services for alternative investment firms. WTP Advisors acquired Sala Associates in 2011, creating a capital markets division for the firm. Prior to Sala Associates, Lou managed Paloma Partners Management Company’s hedge fund incubation platform where he was responsible for manager selection, fund launch, and overall operational infrastructure. He also led several strategic initiatives, including the sale of its back and middle offices to JP Morgan to form JP Morgan Hedge Fund Services. He will now serve as managing partner and CEO for Avalon Lake Partners.

"After working with WTP Advisors for nearly the last two years, we decided that it made sense to refocus specifically on the business management aspects of alternatives," explains Sala in an interview with Opalesque. "I think the time has come for a firm that focuses specifically on these issues, given the rapidly changing business environment faci......................

To view our full article Click here

Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing

  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Performance - Hedge fund moguls Einhorn, Loeb, Rosenstein lose money in September, Risky strategy sinks small hedge fund[more]

    Hedge fund moguls Einhorn, Loeb, Rosenstein lose money in September From Billionaire stock pickers David Einhorn, Daniel Loeb and Barry Rosenstein on Wednesday told their wealthy investors they lost money in September as market turmoil inflicted more pain on some of America'

  2. Opalesque Exclusive: IRAs represent billions of untapped capital for hedge funds[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: Retirement accounts might not be the first source that comes to mind for those looking to raise funds, but they may represent billions of untapped capital. Unlike traditional retirement accounts,

  3. Opalesque TV: One way to access market hedge funds in the EU under the AIFMD radar[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: While the Cayman Islands, the US and Hong Kong await the pan-European marketing passport to be extended to alternative investment fund

  4. Investing - U.S. biotech bloodbath hits hedge funds but some bargains emerge, Computer-driven hedge funds betting on further stock selloff[more]

    U.S. biotech bloodbath hits hedge funds but some bargains emerge From A seven-day selloff of U.S. biotechnology stocks has hit sector investors - especially hedge funds - hard. But some managers say it was overdone and are already eyeing bargains such as Gilead Sciences Inc

  5. Vilas’ equity long bias hedge fund generates market-beating results[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: The Vilas Fund, an equity long bias fund managed by Chicago, Illinois-based Vilas Capital Management, posted five-year annualized returns, net of fees, of 23.47% vs. 15.87% for the S&P 500 Index, including divid