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Equinox unveils marketing arm

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Equinox Fund Management, the Denver-based commodity pool operator and managing owner of The Frontier Fund, has formed Equinox Capital Markets, an affiliate created to provide institutional placement agent services to hedge funds and commodity trading advisors.

Equinox Capital Markets, which is based in Priceton, New Jersey, will take on capital raising mandates from managers across the spectrum of alternative investment strategies. John Gallagher, who joins Equinox, as a partner and president, was previously at Weiss Multi-Strategy Advisers where he was instrumental in rebuilding their fund management business as head of marketing and client service. Gallagher has previously worked