Gottex Brokers Alternative Opens NYC Office

Mar 10 2014 | 9:24am ET

Gottex Brokers Alternative, a broker in the secondary markets for alternative investments, has opened an office in New York.

The firm, which already has an office in Los Angeles, said it has expanded to the East Coast in response to demand for its services.

Michael Smith has joined the New York office from UBP Asset Management where he was a managing director and senior portfolio manager specializing in commingled fund-of-funds products. He will report to Bruno Bardavid in GBA's Los Angeles office. 
  
Said Raphaël Moreno, CEO of GBA's parent company Gottex Brokers:  “The secondary hedge fund market remains very active; there is currently a lot of interest more than five years after the crisis. We believe that the growth in secondary markets for illiquid assets is a long-term trend. Private equity is set to become a key area of interest, and because of this we have ensured that we have the people and infrastructure in place to support our clients moving forward.

Established in 2009, GBA is headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland.


In Depth

Q&A: Open Season For Closed-End Funds

Aug 29 2014 | 10:00am ET

When Maury Fertig and Bob Huffman, former Salomon Brothers coworkers, launched...

Lifestyle

Och Funds Women In Finance Initiative At U-M

Aug 28 2014 | 3:01pm ET

Och-Ziff Capital founder Daniel Och and his wife have made a "generous donation"...

Guest Contributor

Looking Ahead: What’s In Store For Managed Futures?

Aug 22 2014 | 12:52pm ET

The last five years were phenomenal for investors in equity indices. Will the next...

 

Editor's Note

    Get A Sneak Peak Of The Alpha Pages

    Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET

    As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…

 

Futures Magazine

July/August 2014 Cover

The time was right

Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...

The Alpha Pages

TAP July/August 2014 Cover

The Alpha Pages Interview: Senator Rand Paul

Senator Paul sat down in the debut series of the Alpha Pages Interview to discuss the broken tax code, regulation surrounding Bitcoin, and his plans for the 2016 Presidential election.