Conway Investment Research Acquires Guggenheim Alternatives Platform

Apr 21 2017 | 9:19pm ET

St. Louis-based registered investment advisor Conway Investment Research has acquired operational control of the Guggenheim Alternatives Platform from GP Feeder Fund Management.

The platform, which provides qualified investors access to global alternative investment solutions, will be known going forward as the Conway Alternatives Platform, the company said in a news release. The system offers around 30 alternative investment strategies, including equity long/short, multi-strategy, event driven, trading/macro, opportunistic credit, equity long-only and real estate.

GP Feeder Fund Management, LLC, a subsidiary of Guggenheim Partners, LLC, was the operational manager of the platform through November 30, 2016, the statement continued. 

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 

"We are very excited to be taking over the operation of these funds from Guggenheim and to continue to offer advisors and their clients the ability to access alternative investments at a lower investment threshold,” said Tom Margulis, Conway co-founder, in the statement. “We look forward to expanding the offering in the future to include more quality hedge funds, real estate funds and private equity and credit funds." 

Founded in 2010, Conway provides customized investment research and solutions to its clients including multi-family offices, wealth management groups, trust companies, financial planning firms, endowments and foundations. 

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