NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Artivest, a tech-driven investment platform that expands access to leading alternative investments, announced today the appointment of Jon Feigelson as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. Mr. Feigelson joins from TIAA, where he most recently served as Senior Managing Director, General Counsel, Head of Regulatory Affairs, and Director of Corporate Governance. At Artivest, Mr. Feigelson will be responsible for providing strategic, regulatory, and transactional legal counsel across the firm's alternative investment offerings.
Mr. Feigelson brings over 20 years of legal, compliance, and governance experience in the financial services industry to Artivest. Prior to TIAA, Mr. Feigelson served as Managing Director and General Counsel for ABN AMBRO Bank's North American Wholesale and Investment Bank, where he was responsible for Law and Compliance throughout the firm's North American operations. Previously, Mr. Feigelson was the Vice President and Global Director of Equity Derivatives Compliance at Goldman Sachs.
"We are thrilled to welcome Jon to the Artivest team. As the demand for alternative investments from high-net-worth investors grows, the supporting eco-system of advisors, asset managers, banks, and regulators is actively evolving. Jon's addition to our team continues our emphasis on embedding robust compliance processes into our products and business," said James Waldinger, Founder and CEO of Artivest. "This appointment will be a meaningful addition to our team as we continue our leadership in expanding access to alternatives."
"Artivest is at the forefront of leveraging technology to transform alternative investment distribution models," said Jon Feigelson. "I look forward to supporting our clients and partners as we continue to expand access to top-quality alternative investments."
Jon's appointment follows a series of recent growth initiatives and strategic hires across the firm. Last month, Artivest launched an alternative investments platform with Nuveen Investments, which provides increased access to alternative investments to qualified high-net-worth investors. Earlier this year, Artivest announced the appointments of Clayton Cheek as Director of Business Development and Michael Kosoff as Director of Investment Research.
Artivest offers a technology-driven investment platform for private investment managers, advisors, and investors. The platform connects a wider audience of suitable investors with investment opportunities in premier private equity and hedge funds at lower minimums. Artivest's technological, financial, and operational expertise powers a seamless experience for investors and a scalable point of access for financial advisors and fund managers. Artivest's solution, complete with brokerage services, is made possible by its affiliated Artivest Brokerage, LLC, a FINRA-registered broker-dealer.
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