Equinox Capital Markets Expands Institutional Sales Team for Alternative Investment Products

Jun 21, 2010, 17:18 ET from Equinox Capital Markets

PRINCETON, N.J., June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Equinox Capital Markets, the alternative investment marketing organization, announced today the appointment of Daniel Gormont as an Institutional Sales Associate.  Mr. Gormont joins a team dedicated to marketing, sales and business development solutions for alternative investment managers both in the United States and internationally.  In his new role, Mr. Gormont will be responsible for marketing a select group of hedge funds, commodity trading advisors, and other specialized asset managers including Equinox Fund Management, an affiliated company, to a variety of US institutions.

John Gallagher, president of Equinox Capital Markets, said, "We are building out a very able, accomplished and competitive capital raising team.  Dan Gormont's appointment substantially increases our reach into the complex of institutions and organizations serving the private wealth management marketplace.  He is a seasoned and capable professional with exceptional experience outside the industry, a high sense of purpose and discipline, and an ability to get the job done.  We could not be more pleased to have Dan join our team."

Mr. Gormont joins Equinox Capital Markets from SEI where he was a regional sales associate responsible for delivering asset management solutions to bank trust departments, bank broker-dealers, independent trust companies, family offices and wealth management organizations across the United States.  Prior to joining SEI in 2000, Dan spent five years with Prudential Investments in multiple roles, including investment consultant within their Special Services Unit.  In addition, Dan did a tour of duty with the United States Secret Service providing protection for President George W. Bush.  He is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University.

Equinox Capital Markets is an affiliate of Equinox Fund Management, the Denver-based Commodity Pool Operator, Managing Owner of The Frontier Fund, and the sponsor and Investment Adviser of MutualHedge, a pioneering mutual fund family of alternative investments.  Bob Enck, the CEO of Equinox Fund Management, said, "This new appointment demonstrates again our commitment to developing a robust institutional distribution team for alternatives.  We look forward to what are sure to be Dan's considerable contributions over time."

SOURCE Equinox Capital Markets