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Commonfund names Brett Lane as Managing Director, hedge fund group

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Opalesque Industry Update: Commonfund, a prominent investment manager for institutional investors, today announced the appointment of Brett Lane as Managing Director, reporting to A. Nicholas (Nick) De Monico, CEO, Commonfund Hedge Fund Strategies Group.

“Brett is an integral addition to Commonfund, coming at an important time for the Hedge Fund Strategies Group as we expand market share and consider additional hedge fund solutions to develop,” said Nick De Monico, CEO, Commonfund Hedge Fund Strategies Group. “As hedge fund strategies become more prevalent, Brett’s past experience will help ensure that our portfolio of hedge fund solutions are positioned to reflect the needs of investors in the endowment, foundation and pension community at-large.”

In this newly created position, Mr. Lane will also work alongside Commonfund’s account-specific Relationship Officers to help develop customized hedge fund solutions for its current and future clients. Mr. Lane will be based in Wilton, CT.

Prior to joining Commonfund, Mr. Lane was Senior Vice President, Head of Americas Alternative Investments Sales & Marketing for HSBC Private Bank, New York, NY since 2007. He was the director of proprietary alternative investment sales for hedge fund, private equity and private real estate products. He also was Senior Vice President, Alternative Investments Product Manager for the Private Bank Americas region (US and Latin America).

Brett has been published in The Daily Record and On Wall Street. He has been quoted on hedge funds in publications such as Buyside Magazine, Barron’s and Business Week, and speaks frequently at industry conferences on alternative investments. He holds numerous securities licenses and received a B.A. in English from Randolph-Macon College in Virginia.

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