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Aug 2 2011 | 11:49am ET
Hedge fund secondary market technology company Gamma Finance has hired a UBS risk manager to lead its advisory services.
Benjamin Keefe was named a director at the company. He formerly served a director of risk assessment for new business initiatives and complex trades at UBS, and also worked at Nedgroup Investments, HSBC, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs.
"Ben brings a wealth of experience, particularly in hedge fund analysis and due diligence," Florian de Sigy, founder, said. "His fund management expertise will add another dimension to our offering. The secondary market for illiquid assets has evolved considerably since the height of the financial crisis, and Ben’s hire will enable us to deliver new and innovative solutions for buyers and sellers of illiquid hedge fund assets."
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