Hedge Funds

Capitalising on its consulting heritage, EACM pursues ‘mid-size’ managers and SRI strategies

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The BNY Mellon FoHF subsidiary has been investing in hedge funds since the early 1980s

By Claire Makin

William Crerend
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 consulting.

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