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The Alpha Cooperative and EAB Investment Group to offer enhanced risk management techniques to hedge funds

Monday, September 17, 2012
Opalesque Industry Update - The Alpha Cooperative, LLC (“TAC”), a provider of turn‐key institutional infrastructure for asset management firms, today announces a strategic alliance with EAB Investment Group (“EAB”).

The complexities in managing risk across the full structure of a firm, including governance, operational and investment risk can significantly increase the cost of running a hedge fund; however an effective risk management program is increasingly important to investors. Through the alliance of TAC and EAB, clients gain access to a fully supported governance structure as well as bottom up risk management. By providing operational infrastructure and hedged portfolio strategies, TAC and EAB promote the essential items for emerging managers, lessening the chance of operational failure and large drawdowns.

Charlie Zaffuto, President and COO of The Alpha Cooperative commented, “We are pleased to partner with EAB. EAB, like TAC, is a high touch solution for their clients. TAC will continue to find and partner with quality companies and products that enhance our ability to bring investment managers the tools they need to succeed.”

Edward Boll, CEO and Director of Risk Management of EAB added, “We are excited to partner with The Alpha Cooperative. TAC is a firm that will provide best of breed institutional infrastructure solutions for our clients. Combining EAB and TAC services will help managers reduce both business and investment risk. This partnership will increase the probability of a fund's success. ”

(press release)

About The Alpha Cooperative:
The Alpha Cooperative LLC (“TAC”) provides immediate institutional infrastructure for managers and investors in the alternative investment industry. Our highly experienced team of hedge fund professionals provides firms with the support they need to stand out among their peers. Firms choose from four platforms of services and a variety of scalable cost structures to promote the best chances for growth. TAC’s services include accounting, operations, risk management, compliance, investor relations, and a technology infrastructure.

Recent years have seen a change in the views and expectations of investors toward their hedge fund investments. In order to attract these investors, smaller, even start‐up managers are expected to adhere to the same standards of operational excellence as their larger competitors. By partnering with TAC, firms will receive a higher standard of best practices along with the infrastructure and support required to successfully grow their business. Corporate website: http://www.thealphacoop.com

About EAB Investment Group:
EAB Investment Group is a boutique investment consulting firm dedicated to providing best‐in class risk management solutions to our clients. We help portfolio managers navigate through tough market environments and create investment profiles that make it more attractive to investors. EAB uses equity and index option strategies and proprietary valuation methods to create custom hedging strategies consistent with the portfolio manager's objective. EAB treats each client as a partner and works closely to understand the investment thesis of the strategy. Corporate website: http://eabinvestmentgroup.com

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