Clients of Watts Capital Partners, an independent wealth management firm based in New York City, can now invest in leading hedge funds through an alliance with Crystal Capital Partners and Deer Isle Capital.
Crystal Capital offers financial advisors the ability to develop customiSed hedge fund portfolios tailored to meet each investor’s specific objectives, supported by rigorous due diligence, research, analytics, portfolio optimiSation tools, and operational support.
“Crystal allows our clients to invest in institutional-quality hedge fund managers for much lower investment minimums than would be required otherwise,” says Watts Capital’s CEO Thomas Watts. “For our high net worth clients, Crystal can be the foundation of their hedge fund portfolios.
“We look to alternative investments like hedge funds to boost clients’ risk-adjusted investment returns and help protect clients’ holdings against bear markets in other investments like stocks or bonds.”
“We are excited about our relationship with Watts Capital, as it provides further evidence of our growing recognition as the premier provider of institutional-quality hedge fund portfolios within the financial advisory community. We are confident that our service will enhance Watts Capital’s offering to their clients and will help them meet the needs of each individual client,” Says Steven Brod, CEO of Crystal Capital Partners.
“We are delighted that Watts Capital Partners is among a growing number of investment advisors who view their partnership with Crystal Capital and Deer Isle Capital as an opportunity to enhance their investment offering for their most valuable clients,” says Dianna Raedle, founder and CEO of Deer Isle. “Watts Capital is a leader in the industry, and the team recogniSes that for relevant clients, a thoughtful selection of alternative strategies can complement exposures to public markets and improve clients’ total portfolio performance over time,” adds John Saunders, CFA, Managing Director at Deer Isle.