February 2017

Beachhead Capital Management’s Equity Hedge Dynamic Beta LO Strategy Selected for the SMArt Xchange

For Immediate Release Press Release–New York, NY. February, 28, 2017 — Beachhead Capital Management’s (“Beachhead”) long only, ETF-based, model-delivery Equity Hedge Dynamic Beta investment strategy has been selected for inclusion on the SMArt Xchange (‘SMArtX’), a collaboration between HedgeCoVest LLC and SS&C Advent, part of SS&C Technologies (NASDAQ:  SSCI). SMArtX is a next generation unified managed accounts platform open exclusively to clients of SS&C Advent.  SMArtX combines HedgeCoVest’s proprietary trading and managed accounts technology with SS&C Advent’s powerful suite of tools for wealth advisors.  This proprietary trading technology will enable SS&C’s client base of advisors using Axys ®, APX, or Black Diamond …

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Beachhead Capital Management’s Dynamic Beta Strategies Added to Mercury iFunds™ Digital Platform for Alternatives

Press Release–New York, NY., Feb. 14, 2017 — Beachhead Capital Management’s (Beachhead) Equity Hedge Dynamic Beta and Managed Futures Dynamic Beta strategies have been selected for inclusion on the Mercury iFunds™ platform, a state of the art, end-to-end digital solution with a broad range of alternatives products across the liquidity spectrum. “We are very proud to partner with Mercury and the iFunds™ platform. This will enable a broader range of advisors to access our low cost, liquid alternative investments strategies,” said Andrew Beer, Managing Partner of Beachhead.  “Our collaboration addresses investor demand for prudent diversification without high fees and illiquidity.” Beachhead’s Equity Hedge Dynamic Beta and Managed Futures Dynamic Beta strategies …

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Hedge fund investors apply core-satellite

Link to P&I article with a quote from Andrew Beer Strategy an answer to issue of higher fees for mediocre performance by Christine Williamson — February 6, 2017 Excerpt: Institutional investors are beginning to dramatically restructure their hedge fund portfolios, pairing a core allocation of cheaper alternative beta investment strategies with a satellite portfolio of alpha-generating hedge funds. The trend is nascent but gradually gaining converts, attracting interest from asset owners fed up with paying hedge fund managers high fees for promised alpha that turns out to be market beta, observers said. Money managers and consultants report they’ve seen huge …

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