Sussex Partners, a specialist advisory firm focused on alternative investments, has appointed Frederic Neefs as a partner of the firm.
Neefs was for 14 years head of investments for Credit Agricole Asset Management where he co-headed the development of a series of fund of hedge funds, the "Greenway Funds", totalling over EUR20 billion in AUM.
Most recently, Neefs was a partner of Lozé & Associes, a Paris based capital introduction company and parent company of fund of funds business Alternative Leaders, for which Neefs acted as chief investment officer.
Neefs has more than 30 years' experience of the global financial services industry.
Patrick Ghali, managing partner of Sussex Partners, says: "We are delighted that Frederic has joined us. He shares our passion and commitment to the hedge fund industry. He was one of the earliest participants in the funds of hedge funds industry, and his multi decade experience in managing some of the largest funds of hedge funds, seniority, and extensive network further enriches our advisory expertise and the 'trusted partner' approach that we adopt in working with our many sophisticated institutional investor clients around the world. I greatly look forward to working with Frederic."
Sussex partners advises institutional investors including pension funds, family offices and discretionary wealth advisers on their allocations to alternative investment strategies.