Friday, 22 May 2015
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Nov 29 2010 | 7:52am ET
Family office advisory Somerset Capital has appointed Jill Hodges as a partner to lead its hedge fund practice.
Hodges is an experienced hedge fund marketer with a background at Ecofin, Henderson and Credit Suisse, where she worked with Somerset’s founder in the 1990s.
“I am thrilled to be joining Somerset Capital at an important time in the company’s growth. Somerset Capital has an excellent reputation for originating top private equity investment opportunities, both funds and directs, for our network of international family offices and I’m looking forward to building on that in more liquid investment strategies,” said Hodges.
James Miller, managing director, added, “I am delighted to welcome Jill to the Somerset Capital team. The family office investors that we have business relationships with are interested both in private equity and hedge funds and Jill’s appointment provides us with the capacity and expertise to take our approach into complimentary areas of the alternative investment spectrum.”
London-based Somerset Capital specializes in building a professional network of large family offices and other sophisticated investors and originating private market investment opportunities for these investors.
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