Sun, Dec 4, 2016
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

NorthStar Financial Services launches hedge fund administration firm

Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Opalesque Industry Update - Gemini Fund Services, LLC (Gemini), an engaged partner to independent advisors as a provider of comprehensive, pooled investment solutions, announces an expanded range of services for hedge fund clients. Its parent, NorthStar Financial Services Group, LLC (NorthStar), has launched a hedge fund administration unit, Gemini Hedge Fund Services, LLC (Gemini Hedge), as a new subsidiary.

Gemini Hedge is a complete provider of customized and adaptable solutions for hedge fund managers, assisting with middle- and back-office duties, financial reporting and investor services. The business also offers high tech, high touch services for managers requiring frequent liquidity and enhanced reporting capabilities as well as access to distribution channels to help launch and distribute hedge funds.

"Gemini and NorthStar are leveraging best-of-breed technology and 30 years of experience bringing pooled investment vehicles to market to help hedge fund managers navigate an ever-changing landscape," said Andrew Rogers, Chief Executive Officer of Gemini. "With more and more hedge funds adopting mutual fund administration, reporting and accounting standards, our dedicated team is well-positioned to assist hedge fund managers as they adjust to new regulations and investor expectations."

David Young, a 24-year veteran of the financial services industry with extensive hedge fund experience, serves as President of Gemini Hedge. For eight years, Mr. Young was responsible for creating, implementing and overseeing the operations and service offering of Spectrum Global Fund Administration, LLC. From 1998 to 2002, he served as Chief Operations Officer of Chicago-based hedge fund Midland Trading, LLC, which utilized an options market-making strategy.

"Gemini's team members are dedicated experts with years of experience, making them ideal partners to guide hedge fund managers as they adjust to this continually shifting market environment," said Mr. Young. "Hedge fund managers can now take advantage of the same daily administration services that their mutual fund counterparts have used to launch their investment vehicles and grow their assets."

(press release)
km

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. M&A - AllianzGI to acquire Sound Harbor Partners, SS&C completes acquisition of Wells Fargo's Global Fund Services business[more]

    AllianzGI to acquire Sound Harbor Partners Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI), an active investment manager, announced that Sound Harbor Partners, a US private credit manager led by Michael Zupon and Dean Criares, have agreed to join its fast-growing Private Debt Platform. Under the te

  2. Hunt for yield pushes more investors into riskier assets[more]

    From FT.com: Pension funds and insurance companies have increasingly embraced riskier assets in their hunt for higher returns over the past five years. Alternative assets such as property, infrastructure, private equity and hedge funds have been bought up by institutional investors in a world where

  3. People - Nectar Financial hires senior investment team, Texas A&M replaces retiring foundation investment chief, Ex-Cadwalader partner Woolery makes another sudden exit, How to become a Python coder at a top hedge fund, by the co-CTO of Man AHL[more]

    Nectar Financial hires senior investment team Nectar Financial AG, a Swiss financial technology company for wealth and asset management, has announced that it has hired two key senior leaders to spearhead its digital asset management efforts. The company also announced that it has entere

  4. Activist News - Cognizant has introductory discussion with activist investor Elliott; to review letter, Starboard Value makes huge investment in Hewlett Packard, Hedge fund calls for removal of First NBC Bank CEO[more]

    Cognizant has introductory discussion with activist investor Elliott; to review letter From Indiatimes.com: Cognizant said it had an introductory discussion with Elliott Management after receiving the activist hedge fund's letter asking for a board shakeup, a buyback, a dividend and chan

  5. Opalesque Exclusive: Ireland relaxes treatment of direct lending funds[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: The Irish Central Bank has relaxed its treatment of direct lending funds, according to a recently released