Lyxor Asset Management
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Americas

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We have been designing and distributing innovative hedge fund solutions for more than 20 years, in partnership with the biggest names in the alternative investment industry to meet the investment objectives of our clients.

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Andrew Dabinett - CEO of Lyxor Americas
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Andrew Dabinett
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CEO of Lyxor Americas
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Our client-centric culture is dedicated to achieving excellence. We strive to continuously improve and offer innovative solutions designed to meet the specific investment objectives and needs of our clients.

As one of the leading providers of hedge fund investment solutions, Lyxor Americas focuses on expanding and refining the services we offer to the largest and most sophisticated institutional investors. We have a history of successfully partnering with some of the leading hedge fund managers in the world.

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    Kunjal K. Shah named Chief Investment Officer of Lyxor Asset Management’s U.S.- based Business, Lyxor Americas

    Kunjal Shah has been appointed as Chief Investment Officer of its U.S.-based subsidiary, Lyxor Asset Management Inc. (“Lyxor Americas”).

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Industry Leader

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With more than 20 years of experience, Lyxor Asset Management Inc. (“Lyxor Americas”) provides risk-managed, innovative alternative and hedge fund investment solutions designed to meet the needs of institutional investors. We have developed special expertise in hedge fund investing and are pioneers in the delivery and implementation of these investment solutions.

As a fiduciary, the Lyxor Americas team provides both advisory services and customized investment vehicles through our unique multi-manager platform and open architecture model. We also provide a range of additional investment solutions to institutional investors based in Canada and Latin America, including access to our alternative UCITS platform.

Lyxor Americas, whose predecessor organization was founded in 1999, is headquartered in New York and is a part of the Lyxor Group. Lyxor Group, a European asset manager with approximately $160 billion of assets under management across active and passive investment strategies, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Societe Generale Group since 1998.

Lyxor Americas is registered as an investment advisor with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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An active approach to investment management and advisory solutions

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History of Innovation in Hedge Funds Investing

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Lyxor Americas is a fully outsourced partner to its clients through its suite of dedicated managed account and fiduciary services. Its managed account approach offers investors improved transparency, liquidity control, flexibility, and enhanced governance for hedge fund strategies. Lyxor Americas, in providing solutions to its clients, partners with many of the largest hedge fund managers in the world.

Lyxor Americas’ customized approach to structuring client investments includes access to unique, dedicated opportunities. We have a 20+ year history of pioneering new trends in asset management. As an industry leader, we offer a wide range of commingled and dedicated investments as well as advisory solutions. Our hedge fund offerings range from customized, multi-asset hedge fund portfolios to opportunistic investments.

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Diversified Platform

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Through our comprehensive alternative investment platform, we help investors diversify their portfolios by providing access to the largest and most prominent hedge fund managers in the world across a wide range of hedge fund strategies. Strategies available on our platform include long/short equities, CTAs, global macro, credit, event driven and risk arbitrage.

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Dedicated Managed Account Platform

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We have a history of building dedicated portfolios to better align investor needs with hedge fund strategies managed across multiple market cycles. These accounts are designed to capture the strategies with benefits to investors such as segregating investor assets and alleviating administrative and operational burdens.

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Selective Opportunities Program: Co-investments

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Through its global footprint and longstanding hedge fund manager relationships, Lyxor Americas offers access to high-conviction investments outside of a manager’s main fund through the Select Opportunities Program. These can include unique investment opportunities due to market dislocations, special situations, regulatory issues, and risk mitigation strategies.

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Advisory Services

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We offer both discretionary and non-discretionary options, which are designed to help clients choose and implement investment strategies in both their alternatives portfolios and overall portfolios. We have a long history of providing advisory and consulting investment management services across a wide range of clients.

Services include asset allocation studies, portfolio construction and monitoring, hedge fund manager research and selection, due diligence, program implementation recommendations, risk management, and performance review.

As part of our advisory capabilities, we also offer multi-asset investment solutions. These solutions provide diversification and risk management across asset classes and are offered in a commingled portfolio of hedge funds or in dedicated multi-asset hedge funds according to the size and requirements of the investor.

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Diverse and seasoned team

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Workplace diversity is one of our key values. Creating and promoting a culture of diverse backgrounds contributes to the intellectual rigor present at our firm. Lyxor Americas values and remains committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment. Our mission is to recruit, develop, advance, and retain a diverse workforce that is united in our efforts to enhance our offering to deliver innovative solutions to our clients.

We provide our clients with expert service through multiple integrated teams, including investment research, due diligence, risk, portfolio management, structuring and business development.

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Our in-depth market knowledge and ability to customize our offering based on client need enables us to provide meaningful advice and structural alpha to our clients.
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Our strong network of managers combined with our open architecture platform allows us to provide unique and collaborative solutions to institutional investors.
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Nicole Sivel
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Operational Due Diligence
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Kunjal Shah

Kunjal Shah

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Chief Investment Officer

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Kunjal Shah joined Lyxor Americas in August 2014 as the Global Head of Hedge Fund Research. He was appointed as Chief Investment Officer in May 2020. Mr. Shah is responsible for supervising the Portfolio Management and Hedge Fund Research teams, as well as developing advisory investment offerings and customized hedge fund solutions. His global team of professionals specialize in a wide range of hedge fund strategies. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Shah was employed by Arden Asset Management, where he was a Partner and Managing Director.

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Brynn Coursey Heegan

Brynn Coursey Heegan

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Head of Operational Due Diligence

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Brynn Coursey Heegan joined Lyxor Americas’ predecessor firm in 2006 to lead the Operational Due Diligence team. As a member of the firm’s Manager Universe, Risk and Valuation Committees, Ms. Heegan retains independent veto rights on all hedge fund investments across the organization. She oversees a team of professionals each with over 20 years of experience in liquid alternative strategies. Ms. Heegan’s leadership has kept Lyxor’s team at the forefront of mitigating operational risks related to hedge fund investing. Ms. Heegan was selected as one of the Top 50 Leading Women in Hedge Funds in 2018.

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Jason Hubschman

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Chief Operating Officer
Head of Products and Solutions

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Jason Hubschman joined Lyxor Americas in March 2018 as Head of Product Development and Financial Engineering. Only six months later, he was promoted to Chief Operating Officer and Head of Products and Solutions. Mr. Hubschman is dually responsible for developing new product offerings and customized hedge fund solutions, while also overseeing the day to day operational functions for Lyxor Americas. He brings extensive experience in investment structuring, including serving as a Director in the Global Investment Solutions team at Deutsche Bank and Head of Product of the Quantitative Risk Solutions group at Deutsche Asset Management.

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Steven Geovanis

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Chief Risk Officer

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Steven Geovanis joined Lyxor Americas’ predecessor firm in 2007 as Chief Risk Officer. Mr. Geovanis and his team provide initial risk due diligence and ongoing monitoring of the Lyxor Americas’ fund activities in terms of positioning, performance and risk controls. He is also the Chair of the Lyxor America’s Risk Committee, which is charged with monitoring risk policies for the firm. Mr. Geovanis brings years of experience in risk management, including serving as a Partner and Head of Macro Trading at Citigroup's Tribeca Hedge Fund, Head of Market Risk for the Americas at HSBC, and founding Partner of Summit Capital.

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David Held

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Chief Compliance Officer

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David Held joined Lyxor Americas in December 2014 as the Chief Compliance Officer. Mr. Held is responsible for oversight of all aspects of the firm’s compliance program which includes assessment of regulatory risks, the implementation of compliance policies, and associated training and compliance testing. He sits on the firm’s Executive Committee, in addition to other regional compliance committees operated by Societe Generale. Prior to Lyxor Americas, Mr. Held served in multiple senior compliance positions including, Compliance Officer at American Securities, Chief Compliance Officer at AXA Investment Managers, and Senior Compliance Officer at Bank of America in its Global Wealth and Investment Management/Alternative Investments group.

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Darren Edelstein

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General Counsel

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Darren Edelstein joined Lyxor Americas in January 2015 and was subsequently promoted to General Counsel in 2017. Leveraging experience in the alternative funds industry from two prominent New York law firms, Mr. Edelstein oversees a team of lawyers with a diverse legal background. Primarily, he and his team are responsible for legal matters relating to the firm’s advisory offerings, fund structuring and operations activities. Throughout his career, Mr. Edelstein has participated on panels and continues to advise on topics relating to U.S. Securities Laws, legal and regulatory considerations for alternative fund managers, and developments in the institutional investment industry.

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