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CAISfunds European initiative adds former head of Julius Baer Alternatives Dr. Minka Nyberg

Monday, July 18, 2011

Matthew Brown
Opalesque Industry Update - CAISfunds, a New York based financial technology company providing an independent, alternatives investment platform to the wealth management industry, is pleased to announce that Dr. Minka Nyberg has joined as European Advisor to the firm. Based in Zurich, Switzerland, Dr. Nyberg will advise CAISfunds on overall European business strategy including wealth management and private banking trends, regulatory changes and client expansion.

We are very pleased that Dr. Minka Nyberg has joined as an adviser to CAISfunds and will be lending us her expertise as we continue to expand into European markets, said Matthew Brown, CAISfunds CEO. Her experience in the alternatives investment industry coupled with her understanding of global private banking and wealth management makes her a valuable addition to our team. Our mission at CAISfunds is to give global wealth managers greater access to alternatives with operational efficiency and independent oversight. Dr. Nyberg will be instrumental in meeting that goal.

Previously, Dr. Nyberg was an Executive Director and Head of Alternative Investments at Bank Julius Baer & Co. During her tenure, Dr. Nyberg built and headed the alternative investment team that serviced the global private bank, which covered both hedge funds and private equity. Her activities included the sourcing and due diligence of funds and overseeing the banks global fund manager network.

Dr. Nyberg also advised private bankers and clients on the use of alternatives in portfolio construction and represented the bank as a frequent speaker at various conferences. Prior to her role at Julius Baer, Dr. Nyberg held similar positions with Société Internationale de Finance (part of Quilvest Group) and UBS. She holds a doctorate degree in economics and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

I look forward to working with CAISfunds and advising them on their European growth strategy, said Dr. Nyberg. The CAISfunds platform is an innovative solution that meets the alternative investment needs of the changing private banking community, whose clients are increasingly demanding better and new forms of access to the top fund managers in the alternatives space.

CAISfunds currently services wealth management institutions in United States, Europe and Asia and provides access to a diversified menu of top-tier alternative investment funds, portfolio management tools, streamlined executions and integrated reporting.

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