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Fund of hedge funds manager Liongate increases US presence, hires Director of Investment Research

Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Opalesque Industry Update - Liongate Capital Management (Liongate) the global fund of hedge funds manager, today announced the appointment of Richard ‘Rick’ Teisch as US Director of Investment Research. He will be based in Liongate’s US office in the Carnegie Hall Towers in midtown Manhattan, and will coordinate the expansion of Liongate’s US-based investment research activity.

Liongate is recognised by international institutional investors for its dynamic top-down strategy asset allocation and its diversified portfolio construction of mid-sized investment managers,” said Jeff Holland, Managing Director, Liongate Capital Management. “Expanding our presence in the US will enable us to be in closer communication with our American investors. Investment research will also be closer to our American investment managers, further sharpening our focus on high risk-adjusted returns for our clients.”

Rick Teisch was previously a Managing Director at Cliffwater, one of the largest alternatives consulting and advisory firms in the US, where he headed equity long/short research. Teisch has also held senior analyst roles with Paradigm Consulting Services, Hennessee Group and Public Service Enterprise Group. He studied first at the University of Delaware and holds a Master of Business Administration from Seton Hall University.

Randall Dillard, Chief Investment Officer, Liongate Capital Management, said, "Rick is a smart, highly experienced investment professional. His appointment underlines our commitment to providing our clients with the best investment solutions in the US and globally."

(press release)

Liongate Capital Management is an independent fund of hedge funds manager focused on creating and managing fund of hedge fund investment solutions for institutional and private investors. Liongate is a multi-billion dollar manager of fund of hedge funds, managed accounts, and customized investment portfolios for institutional investors and sovereign wealth funds.Liongate has received numerous investment awards, including HFMWeek ‘Fund of Hedge Funds over US$1bn’ (2011), Institutional Investor 'Fund of Hedge Funds Leader of the Year' (2009); InvestHedge 'Best Global Multi-Strategy Fund over US$1bn' (2009) and Hedge Funds Review 'Best Group' in both 2008 and 2007.


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