Wake2o has appointed Jean-Michel Montandon as a vice president in the firm’s global hedge fund distribution business, which comprises Wake2o hedge fund secondaries illiquids, hedge fund secondaries continuing classes, legal claims and the Wake-X intermediation platform.
Montandon joins Wake2o from Gottex Brokers Alternative in Lausanne where he spent three years as a broker on the secondary market for hedge funds and private equity shares. Prior to that Montandon worked with Hegebay Trading Corp (Geneva) where he was a sales manager and a member of the directorship of the commercial department, responsible for the research, development and follow-up of institutional clients.
Montandon has over six years of experience in brokering secondary interests in hedge funds. Montandon is based in Switzerland and is responsible for sales and marketing of Wake2o products.
Derek Watson, founder of Wake2o, says: “This appointment reflects the continued expansion of our distribution capabilities across the globe. As we develop our sales and client relations team, we are in a stronger position to introduce our broad product platform to our ever increasing network of hedge fund managers and investors.”