BOSTON, April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightkeeper LLC® ("Lightkeeper"), the leading provider of portfolio intelligence tools and customized reporting solutions for the financial services industry, is pleased to announce that Stuart J. Hendel ("Stu") has joined its executive management team as a Senior Managing Director.
Stu has spent his career in the Hedge Fund industry, with leadership roles on both the buy and sell side. "Stu has been at the forefront of the evolution and growth of Hedge Funds, almost from the very beginning. Stu has always been focused on shaping the Hedge Fund industry, and on the needs of customers. Given his experience and insight, we believe that Stu will help Lightkeeper become an even more important part of current and future clients' portfolio analytics and reporting workflow," stated Danny Dias, CEO of Lightkeeper.
Stu spent 18 years at Morgan Stanley, where he was a Managing Director and became head of the Global Prime Brokerage, Futures and the Fund Services (Administration) businesses, managing over 1000 employees. Stu was Chief Operating Officer and a founding partner at Eton Park Capital Management with responsibility for all non-investment activity. At that time, Eton Park was the largest hedge fund launch in history. He was the Chief Operating Officer of Paloma Partners Management Company as well. Prior to Paloma, Stu was a Managing Director and a member of the Equity Management Committee at Bank of America where he ran the Global Prime Brokerage business as well as Global Market Futures and the Financing division. He was also a Managing Director and member of the Equity Operating Committee at UBS with responsibility for the Prime Services Division within Equities.
Stu began his career as an attorney with the law firm of Hughes Hubbard & Reed. He received a BA Magna Cum Laude in Mathematics / Economics from Wesleyan University and a JD with honors from Cornell Law School, where he was the Business Manager of the Law Review. In 2009 Stu was named a member of the Global Custodian Securities Services Hall of Fame inaugural class.
"I am thrilled to join Lightkeeper and get back in the game," said Hendel. "Lightkeeper is an incredibly innovative firm, and I hope I can add my experience and insights into our product and service offering. At this stage of my career, it is very important for me to be part of an organization that believes in building cutting edge products for Hedge Funds, teamwork, and solving difficult issues for clients."
The Lightkeeper LLC®Portfolio Intelligence platform is leveraged by 80 hedge fund clients representing approximately $200 billion in assets. Lightkeeper empowers its users to analyze their portfolios with data visualizations, statistics, and highly configurable reporting outputs to satisfy both internal and external needs. The company is headquartered in Boston with offices in New York and San Francisco.
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