Alliance International, an affiliate of Asset Alliance, has hired Aurum Funds' Emily Porter as a Senior Analyst.
Ms. Porter is responsible for manager selection and monitoring of managers for the firm's affiliate manager program and fund-of-funds offerings. She reports to James Parker, recently appointed Managing Director and Head of Asset Alliance International.
"Emily has proven that she has the skill-set to effectively monitor and identify promising hedge fund managers," said Parker. "She is an important addition to our growing team in London."
Ms. Porter was most recently a Senior Analyst at Aurum Funds Limited in London, where she identified equity hedge, event driven, distressed/high yield and Asian hedge fund managers for inclusion in Aurum products. Prior to that, Ms. Porter was a hedge fund analyst at ABN AMRO in London where she focused on manager selection and portfolio management.
She graduated from Southampton University with a Bachelor of Laws, and has received both Investment Management and Securities & Financial Derivatives Certifications.
London-based Asset Alliance International, Ltd. was founded in 1999 and expands Asset Alliance Corporation's global presence through manager research, joint ventures and the development and distribution of specialized products throughout Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
Asset Alliance Corporation, founded in 1996 and headquartered in New York, is a privately held company that assists and invests in diversified alternative asset management firms, and provides specialized alternative investment products and services to institutions and high-net-worth individuals