Investcorp, a provider and manager of alternative investment products, has appointed Rebecca Hellerstein as a managing director in the firm’s hedge fund business in a newly created role as a cross asset strategist.
Hellerstein will have primary responsibility for fundamental cross asset and alternative risk factors research. She will also focus on enhancing Investcorp’s capabilities in liquid alternative strategies.
Hellerstein will be a member of the Hedge Funds Strategic Outlook and Investment Committees and will report directly to Lionel Erdely, head and chief investment officer of hedge funds.
Erdely says: “Cross asset research and alternative beta analysis have long been key components of our investment process. With her strong experience and credentials, Rebecca will make important contributions to enhance the performance of our investment solutions and to expand our alternative beta offering.”
Before joining Investcorp, Hellerstein served as a global strategist in the global multi-asset group at JP Morgan Asset Management. Prior to that, she spent nine years at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, most recently as a senior economist in the international research group.