SOUTHPORT, Conn., July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alternative Investment Group, a global alternative investment management firm that invests in fundamentally-oriented hedge funds, with a focus on smaller and early-stage managers, announced today that Managing Directors Joel Gantcher and Samuel Sussman have been named Partners at the firm, effective immediately.
Gantcher and Sussman joined the firm in January 2012 and will continue to serve on the firm's Investment Committee. Gantcher is Head of Manager Research and oversees manager research, sourcing and due diligence efforts. Sussman is Head of Investment Strategy and directs the firm's top-down research and leads the sourcing and monitoring of event-driven, credit and distressed managers.
"I congratulate Joel and Sam on becoming Partners," said David Storrs, Chief Executive Officer of Alternative Investment Group. "They have continually demonstrated their commitment to the firm and our investment philosophy. The investment team has benefitted tremendously from their deep expertise in sourcing top managers around the world and across a variety of strategies, and our investors have benefitted from the diversification these new managers have added to our portfolios. We are very pleased to have them both on our team."
About Alternative Investment Group
Founded in 1996, Alternative Investment Group is a global alternative investment management firm headquartered in Southport, CT, with additional research offices in New York City and London. Partner-owned, the firm has a strong 16-year track record of identifying superior investment talent in the U.S. and internationally. For more information about the firm, please go to: www.altinv.com.
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