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New Managers July 2013

Servicers' Spot: EAM; ClearVest; Global Prime Partners.

EAM plays incubator-coordinator role for emerging hedge fund managers

Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers:

Jerry Gil

Emerging Asset Management (EAM) was set up with the mission to provide emerging managers a cost effective, full turn-key solution to help them launch successful funds and keeping their total expense ratio down, with the mantra: "Helping Emerging Managers Build Strong Foundations."

EAM was incorporated in May 2008 by Peter Hughes, the Founder and Group Managing Director of Apex Fund Services, and John Bohan, the Managing Director of Apex Fund Services (Ireland) and Group Operation Officer. The New York-based firm has four platforms; one domiciled in the U.S. in Delaware, one in Bermuda, one in Cayman, and a soon to be completed Shariah-compliant platform in Bermuda.

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ClearVest, a new managed accounts platform hopes to bridge the gap between traditional and alternative investments

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:

A new managed accounts platform is available to investors with an interested in building out their long only portfolios, or accessing emerging managers. ClearVest, which launched this week is backed by Clearbrook Global Advisors, a privately held, independent investment management firm, that will provide the proprietary research and due diligence capabilities via an exclusive licensing agreement. The Alpha Cooperative will provide personnel, risk management, middle- and back-office services and HedgeACT, an alternative asset management p......................

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