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New Managers August 2014

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Quad Advisors starts off seeding venture with two new hedge funds

Quad Advisors, a New York-based hedge fund incubator and accelerator, announced it has signed two growing hedge funds as its first resident firms in a press release. Quad Advisors is the newest initiative in a family of financial entities housed within the Quad family of companies.

Quad Advisors provides small and mid-size hedge funds a scalable trading platform, in-house analyst research, risk assessment, accounting and technology services, as well as access to Quad and investor capital...

"Quad Advisors has a robust platform with the necessary infrastructure needed to run a successful hedge fund," said Peter Borish, Chief Strategist for Quad Advisors. "Think of the 'alphabet soup' that plays into whether or not firms are successful. You need a great GC, a great CFO, CTO, CCO and so forth. Quad has outstanding, experienced executives in every role."

Borish is highly engaged in recruiting new hedge funds for Quad Advisors as well as serving as a trading coach helping traders develop a methodology to enhance their performance. Borish is a seasoned Wall Street veteran and was a founding partner of Tudor Investment Corporation.

One of the two firms that joined Quad is Go Capital Partners.

Nomura partners with Tokyo-based incubator Bridge Capital

Nomura Asset Management announced an alliance with Bridge Capital Asset Management Co., a Tokyo-based hedge fund incubation firm, reports PIonline.com. Under an agreement reached by the two firms, Nomura Asset Management will invest up to ¥3 billion ($29.3 million) in Bridge Capital's incubation fund for hedge fund managers focused on Japanese equiti......................

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