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Mercer's boutique hires for hedge fund expertise

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Mercer's alternatives boutique has added four to its hedge fund team. Joining Mercer's Chicago office are Christopher Schelling, a senior associate and Shelley Elson, a senior associate specialising in hedge fund research. Schelling had been director of alternatives strategies within Thomson Reuters' capital markets group. Elson had been an analyst with Glenwood Capital Investments.

Simon Fox is a principal joining the alternatives boutique in the UK to specialise in hedge funds, commodities, timber and agricultural investments. Robert Howie is a principal, who will research hedge funds as well as infrastructure and insurance-linked securities. In addition, he will take on