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Mesirow Advanced Strategies expands client relationship team

Thursday, December 09, 2010
Opalesque Industry Update - Mesirow Advanced Strategies, Inc. (MAS) today announced that it has hired Bruce McGuire as a vice president and senior member of its client relationship team. In this newly established position, McGuire will cover client relationships in the Eastern U.S.

An industry veteran, McGuire is the founder and chairman of the Global Alpha Forum conference and the founder and president of the Connecticut Hedge Fund Association (CTHFA). Most recently, he served as a hedge fund specialist for Merrill Lynch and was previously a vice president for Goldman Sachs Asset Management. McGuire earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Miami, Florida, and his Juris Doctor degree from Quinnipiac University School of Law.

"We are thrilled to have a professional of Bruce's caliber to further bolster our client relationship team," said Marty Kaplan chief executive officer of Mesirow Advanced Strategies, Inc. "Bruce brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table that will enable him to hit the ground running and begin adding value on day one."

(press release)

Mesirow Advanced Strategies, Inc. is a widely recognized alternative investment manager with $13.5 billion in assets under management and has been recognized as the fourth largest fund of hedge funds manager for pension assets globally by Towers Watson. Its parent company, Mesirow Financial, is an independent, global financial services firm offering expertise in Investment Management, Global Markets, Insurance Services and Consulting. The firm has $47 billion in assets under management, of which $21.7 billion are in currencies and commodities, and 1,200 employees in locations across the United States and in London. www.mesirowfinancial.com.


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