Mon, Apr 23, 2018
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

BNY Mellon's Pershing unit invests in HedgeMark with rights to acquire firm over time

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Richard F. Brueckner
Opalesque Industry Update - Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon company, and HedgeMark International, LLC announced today that Pershing has made a non-controlling investment in HedgeMark and obtained rights to acquire HedgeMark over time.

HedgeMark offers the first comprehensive, end-to-end hedge fund managed accounts platform in recognition of the substantial institutional demand for alternative investments. HedgeMark's platform features a fully integrated suite of technology modules that include fund due diligence, portfolio construction and back-testing, holdings-based risk monitoring, stress test analytics and a comprehensive compliance surveillance engine. Through the HedgeMark platform, investors can build, analyze and monitor a diversified portfolio of alternative investments while integrating and aggregating alternative and traditional investment risk data.

"HedgeMark is re-defining the role of hedge funds in the managed accounts industry for both institutional and qualified investors and asset managers," said Richard F. Brueckner, chairman of Pershing LLC, "HedgeMark has built an investment solution that speaks to the fiduciary demands of our most sophisticated institutional clients by integrating due diligence, portfolio construction, risk management and multiple levels of position-based monitoring and reporting. These capabilities complement Pershing's core managed account strategy, recently enhanced with the acquisition of PNC Managed Investments, which focuses on providing managed account solutions for broker-dealers and investment advisors to enable them to service their retail and high-net-worth clients."

A recent study conducted by Greenwich Associates and sponsored by Pershing titled "Transparency and Liquidity: The Growth of Separately Managed Accounts in the Hedge Fund Industry" highlighted the growing demand for a better model for investors.

"Transparency, liquidity, control and governance, supported by a robust risk monitoring engine, are the baseline requirements for successful hedge fund investing in today's world," said Kenneth S. Phillips, chief executive officer and founder of HedgeMark. "The HedgeMark platform was built to help financial institutions meet the emerging fiduciary standards, providing what we believe to be the industry's leading suite of tools for building and managing diversified portfolios and monitoring risk."

HedgeMark was founded in 2009 and has offices in Los Angeles and New York. The HedgeMark platform supports a broad range of institutional investors and fund managers, including pensions, endowments, foundations and funds of hedge funds. Additional information is available at www.hedgemark.com.

Source

kb

What do you think?

   Use "anonymous" as my name    |   Alert me via email on new comments   |   
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. Investing - Sequoia takes Facebook stake as shares slide in data controversy, $1.4b hedge fund sees intact fundamentals for Facebook, Jim Cramer reveals some 'suggested hedge fund trades' amid the Trump tariffs[more]

    Sequoia takes Facebook stake as shares slide in data controversy From Bloomberg.com: The $4.2 billion Sequoia Fund bought a small position in Facebook Inc. as the stock slid late in the first quarter, investment manager Ruane, Cunniff & Goldfarb told clients. "The recent controversy enab

  2. Activist Investors - Blue Sky-owned Wild Breads faces uncertain future[more]

    From AFR.com: A Blue Sky private equity investment in artisan-style baker Wild Breads enjoyed multiple valuation upgrades despite losing millions and breaching its lending covenants, accounts lodged with the regulator last week show. Wild Breads lost $2.4 million in 2017, but Blue Sky ascribed a hig

  3. Opalesque Exclusive: Barnegat to close hedge fund to outside investors on weak opportunities[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Bob Treue's Barnegat Fund Management said it is closing its $666m fixed income relative value hedge fund to outside investors. "The negative side to gains in Fixed Income Arbitrage is that unless we find new opportunit

  4. Investing - Hedge fund makes a big bet on malls, British hedge fund manager Odey short UK government bonds on QE bet[more]

    Hedge fund makes a big bet on malls From Barrons.com: The dominant narrative on American shopping malls is that they're dead. Crushed by Amazon.com, many brick-and-mortar retail stores are destined for bankruptcy. And where is the most retail, clustered all together? Malls. From a

  5. Performance - Hedge funds suffer first back-to-back loss in two years, Netflix performance burns hedge fund short sellers, Macro hedge fund up 14.5% in first quarter sees dollar falling, Renaissance Technologies rebounds across hedge funds in March[more]

    Hedge funds suffer first back-to-back loss in two years From Bloomberg.com: Hedge Fund returns sank for a second straight month in March, the first back-to-back loss since the first two months of 2016, as trade wars, tech-sector woes and a Fed rate hike dragged down the S&P 500 from its