HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Sept. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gemini Companies congratulate Gemini Alternative Funds, LLC (http://www.geminialt.com) on receiving the 2016 Hedgeweek USA Award for Best North American Managed Account Platform. Representatives from Gemini Alternative Funds ("Gemini Alt") were on hand to accept the award at the ceremony in New York City on September 15, 2016.
Institutional investors and fund managers who read Hedgeweek voted online to choose winners of the publication's annual awards. Gemini Alt's dedicated managed account offering and its Galaxy Plus Fund Platform offering received more votes from these audiences than any other contender in the North American managed account platform category. Gemini Alt's platform was launched in November, 2013 and services close to $700 million in assets.
"We are committed to providing an institutional level experience with transparency, frequency of liquidity and depth of reporting for investors who diversify their portfolios with alternative strategies," said David Young, President of Gemini Alt. "The fact that institutional investors and fund advisors from across the industry selected us to receive this award means a great deal to us, and we are grateful to Hedgeweek and its readers for recognizing our efforts to create a lower-cost and more flexible solution for investing in alternatives."
Gemini Alt's Galaxy Plus platform's open-architecture infrastructure provides all investors regardless of investment size, an institutional level investing experience. Galaxy Plus provides access to a variety of alternative investment strategies with lower investment minimums, transparency, access to near real-time data, notional funding capabilities, risk monitoring and management services and frequency of liquidity.
Gemini Alt conducts qualitative and quantitative due diligence on fund advisors, as well as counter-party risk assessments on all clearing relationships.
In addition, The Gemini Companies' advanced sales and distribution network gives advisors access to a broad array of investors, including mutual funds, family offices, pension plans and endowments, foundations, private equity, and high-net-worth individuals. Advisors can seamlessly offer their existing funds, or set up new funds, on the Galaxy Plus Fund platform.
"Gemini Alt draws on the extensive resources available through The Gemini Companies to help investors and advisors effectively reach their goals," said Andrew Rogers, Chief Executive Officer of The Gemini Companies. "We are proud of our team at Gemini Alt, and we will continue to work together to offer a centralized framework of services that can improve the alternative-investing experience."
About The Gemini Companies
The Gemini Companies provide investment companies with a single point of access to multiple solutions for pooled investment products. The individual service firms within The Gemini Companies were built on innovation, client partnerships and service, and their teams possess expertise in fund administration, accounting, technology, compliance and reporting.
Gemini Fund Services, LLC helps bring mutual funds to market, providing comprehensive administration, accounting, distribution and transfer agent services. Gemini Hedge Fund Services, LLC provides middle- and back-office administration, real-time portfolio valuations, comprehensive financial reporting and a full spectrum of investor services to help hedge fund managers meet the requirements of investors and regulatory bodies. Gemini Alternative Funds, LLC offers a managed account platform to fund managers to access multiple distribution channels and operational efficiencies, and allow qualified eligible purchasers and accredited investors to select from a variety of alternative investment strategies through a single account.
The Gemini Companies are subsidiaries of NorthStar Financial Services Group, LLC, which has more than 750 employees and over $400 billion in assets under management and administration, and TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm. For more information, please call (855) 891-0092 or visit www.thegeminicompanies.com.
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