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Guggenheim continues to expand intermediary services, eyes event driven strategies

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:

In November of last year, Opalesque reported on the launch of Guggenheim Alternatives Platform, a web-based solution designed specifically for independent registered investment advisors, private banks and trust companies, and similar wealth management firms. The platform enables such advisors to build and implement customized hedge fund portfolios for their clients by connecting them to Guggenheim Investment Advisory’s deeply researched menu of hedge fund managers, along with thematic guidance and support. We recently stopped in on Guggenheim to see how the platform has weathered its first year, and learn more about other opportunities the advisor sees in alternatives.

Guggenheim first launched this platform in 2006 to a closed group of clients that were already involved with the firm. Over the years, family offices, and other investors came to know Guggenheim through their search for advisory services. Realizing this demand, the firm opened the platform to the broader investment community. According to Charles Stucke, Chief Investment Officer of Guggenheim Investment Advisors, so far, opening the platform has been a success.

"The platform allows us to be business partners, rather than direct partners and expand our business," he tells Opalesque. ""Investment ......................

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