Capitalising on its consulting heritage, EACM pursues ‘mid-size’ managers and SRI strategies
Thu Nov 3, 2011
The BNY Mellon FoHF subsidiary has been investing in hedge funds since the early 1980s
By Claire Makin
As the wholly owned subsidiary of a very large global bank,
EACM Advisors might be expected to present a bland, generic
face to the world. To the contrary, the $3.7 billion Norwalk,
Connecticut-based hedge fund of funds advisor is very much its
own shop, with a strong culture rooted in investment
It was nearly 30 years ago that EACM - in a previous
incarnation - began advising institutional clients on hedge
fund investing. Now, more than 80% of the firm's assets consist
of 'bespoke' hedge fund portfolio mandates for institutions,
which is an enviable amount by the standards of most of EACM's
"Coming from an institutional consulting firm, our culture
is about providing solutions," says William Crerend, chief
executive officer. At the risk of sounding clichéd, he
adds that this client focus does make a real difference. "I
think it's singular in...
ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H
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