Wilshire & Fairfield Team Up To Offer Portable Alpha Product

Dec 7 2006 | 4:30pm ET

Wilshire Funds Management, which provides more than $15 billion in traditional and alternative multi-manager investment solutions to institutional clients, and Fairfield Greenwich Group, a more than $10 billion global hedge fund and funds of hedge funds firm, have formed a strategic relationship to provide turnkey portable alpha solutions to institutional investors.

Fairfield and Wilshire will work together to create customizable investment strategies for institutional clients that combine alpha and beta in one turnkey portable alpha solution, according to a statement from both firms. Fairfield will provide institutional quality alpha solutions while Wilshire will act as the beta manager.

“We are very excited to have FGG as a partner in the portable alpha space,” said Lawrence Davanzo, senior managing director and head of Wilshire Funds Management.

Jeffrey Tucker, one of Fairfield’s founding partners, said, “We are confident that this is an extremely attractive portable alpha program, one which we believe offers a very seamless, efficient, and powerful investment strategy.”


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