NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rothschild Asset Management Inc., the US asset management business of the Rothschild Group ("Rothschild"), and Larch Lane Advisors LLC ("Larch Lane") today announced the establishment of Rothschild Larch Lane Management Company LLC. The joint venture company will act as the investment advisor for a multi-manager liquid alternatives 40 Act fund that will utilize a risk balanced approach to portfolio construction.
Rothschild and Larch Lane will share their decades of experience managing multi-manager alternatives portfolios. The joint venture will bring together two long standing experts in hedge fund investing. Rothschild brings complementary global research of liquid hedge fund managers and distribution. Larch Lane is a pioneer in early stage hedge fund investing, hedge fund seeding, and is a well-known fund of hedge funds investor in the US.
"This is a great milestone for Rothschild and an important step in developing our alternatives investment business in the US," said Michael Tamasco, Co-Head of Rothschild Asset Management Inc. "We're thrilled to partner with Larch Lane on this initiative, given their reputation and years of innovation in alternatives solutions."
Mark Jurish, Larch Lane Founder and CEO stated, "It's an exciting opportunity to work with Rothschild. The combined experience of Rothschild and Larch Lane creates a partnership that is uniquely positioned to offer investors a liquid alternatives strategy designed to provide diversification of asset classes and investment styles. We believe this will be a compelling solution among the current liquid alternatives 40 Act offerings."
A preliminary prospectus for a 40 Act mutual fund has been filed.
For more information:
Rothschild Asset Management Inc.
Telephone: +1 (212) 403-3523
Larch Lane Advisors LLC
Telephone: +1 (914) 798-7645
About Rothschild Asset Management Inc.
Headquartered in New York, Rothschild Asset Management Inc. or its affiliates manages investments covering a range of multi-strategy fund of hedge funds and U.S. securities including large-cap, small/mid-cap, small-cap, and balanced strategies. We believe in investing with a goal of consistency and risk control. Every step in our process is a means toward achieving that goal. Globally, Rothschild's Institutional Asset Management businesses have 54 active portfolio managers in Paris, London, and New York, offering: multi-manager investment solutions, U.S. equity, commodity trade finance, and European public and private equity and debt strategies. We manage assets for a broad range of clients including corporations, endowments, foundations, healthcare organizations, high-net-worth investors, public pension funds, sub-advisory relationships, and Taft-Hartley plans.
About Larch Lane Advisors LLC
Larch Lane Advisors LLC creates customized and commingled alternatives portfolios, emphasizing early stage investing through its fund of hedge fund portfolios and hedge fund seeding platform. Founded in 1999, the firm has a 20 year audited track record for its flagship fund of hedge funds. Larch Lane Advisors LLC is 100% employee owned.
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