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Optima adds new global distribution specialist


Optima Fund Management, which has $3.3 billion in fund of hedge fund assets, has hired Alex Sandhaus as a managing director responsible for expanding the firm’s global institutional and private wealth relationships across all distribution channels.

Sandhaus, who will be based in New York, will report directly to chief executive officer and founder of Optima, Dixon Boardman. “Few have the proven track record, offshore and US domestic experience, impeccable reputation, and integrity that Alex brings, and we know our existing and new investors will benefit from his insights,” said Boardman, who founded Optima in 1988.

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