Alternative Investment Group Names Two New Partners

Jul 8 2013 | 2:57pm ET

Alternative Investment Group, which focuses on investing in smaller and early-stage hedge fund managers, has named Joel Gantcher and Samuel Sussman as partners at the firm, effective immediately.

Gantcher and Sussman joined the firm in January 2012 and will continue to serve on the firm's investment committee. Gantcher is head of manager research and oversees manager research, sourcing and due diligence efforts. Sussman is head of investment strategy and directs the firm's top-down research and leads the sourcing and monitoring of event-driven, credit and distressed managers.

David Storrs, chief executive officer of Alternative Investment Group, said the pair “have continually demonstrated their commitment to the firm and our investment philosophy.  The investment team has benefitted tremendously from their deep expertise in sourcing top managers around the world and across a variety of strategies, and our investors have benefitted from the diversification these new managers have added to our portfolios. "

Founded in 1996, Alternative Investment Group is a global alternative investment management firm headquartered in Southport, Conn., with additional research offices in New York City and London. 


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