Decision Capital Management (DCM) and Echlin Asset Management have teamed up to increase European investor access to US fund of funds.
The partnership between La Jolla-based DCM and Swiss-based Echlin will provide European hedge fund investors with access to select US and international managers.
"We are excited about our two truly independent companies coming together, with the common goal of catering locally to clients by incorporating a global reach," says Dr Rainer Kensy von Echlin, of Echlin Asset Management AG. "Europe is opening up to alternative investments more than ever, so the demand for innovative management talent from around the world is on the rise. This collaborative effort between DCM and Echlin provides a robust platform to address this demand."
"We are constantly on the lookout for first class business partners to assist us in our efforts to give exceptional US managers increased exposure to international hedge fund investors," adds Paul DiFrancesco, president of DCM. "This agreement complements each of our business' models and allows us to provide a broader scope of products to a wider group of professional investors"
Background Note: Decision Capital Management, founded in 2000, is a registered investment advisor headquartered in La Jolla California. The firm specializes in identifying and joint venturing with high quality managers that can provide diverse strategies for its domestic and international investors. DCM provides global marketing and operational support to proven managers and offers a diverse group of funds to the international investing community.
Echlin Asset Management AG, was founded in 1979 in Zug, Switzerland, as an independent asset management and financial advisory firm specializing in alternative investments. With offices in the UK and Germany, Echlin Asset Management AG has over 23 years of trusted international asset management experience of both traditional and alternative asset classes. Echlin Asset Management employs a philosophy, which operates with a global mindset, in order to identify unique investment opportunities with optimum structures for its clients.