Rothschild Larch Lane Management Company LLC Selects Imagine Software to Provide Risk Solution for New Liquid Alternatives Fund
|NEW YORK – August 12, 2014 –Imagine Software, a leading provider of portfolio and risk management solutions for the global financial community, today announced that it has developed a portfolio risk and compliance management system that will be used by Rothschild Larch Lane Management Company LLC for its new alternatives 40 Act Fund. This system will assist Rothschild Larch Lane in the management of portfolio risk and compliance with trading guidelines and restrictions and regulations applicable to a 40 Act Fund.
“Imagine was able to provide a customized, all-in-one solution to simultaneously track regulatory limits and investment risk – which is crucial in alerting us to potential breaches of guidelines and supports our ability to perform institutional-grade due diligence,” said Eric Konigsberg, Director of Risk Management for Larch Lane.
Scott Sherman, one of Imagine’s founding partners and Global Head of Sales and Business Development, said, “We are delighted to work with Rothschild Larch Lane to optimize their ability to anticipate and prevent market events that could push their fund out of regulatory compliance.” He added that, “The alternatives industry is facing a stringent demand for real-time solutions that can very quickly identify potential risks, and Imagine can easily put that information at our clients’ fingertips on the desktop or via mobile applications.”
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About Rothschild Asset Management Inc.
Headquartered in New York, Rothschild Asset Management Inc. or its affiliates manages investments covering a range of multi-strategy fund of hedge funds and U.S. securities including large-cap, small/mid-cap, small-cap, and balanced strategies. We believe in investing with a goal of consistency and risk control. Every step in our process is a means toward achieving that goal. Globally, Rothschild’s Institutional Asset Management businesses have 54 active portfolio managers in Paris, London, and New York, offering: multi-manager investment solutions, U.S. equity, commodity trade finance, and European public and private equity and debt strategies. We manage assets for a broad range of clients including corporations, endowments, foundations, healthcare organizations, high-net-worth investors, public pension funds, sub-advisory relationships, and Taft-Hartley plans.
About Larch Lane Advisors LLC
Larch Lane Advisors LLC creates customized and commingled alternatives portfolios, emphasizing early stage investing through its fund of hedge fund portfolios and hedge fund seeding platform. Founded in 1999, the firm has a 20 year audited track record for its flagship fund of hedge funds. Larch Lane Advisors LLC is 100% employee owned.
About Imagine Software
Imagine Software is a leading provider of real-time risk and portfolio management solutions for the world’s most prominent brokerage firms, investment banks, hedge funds, and funds of funds looking to maximize returns, minimize risk, and improve transparency. Imagine was founded in 1993 and remains privately held, with professionals worldwide setting the standard for innovative risk and technology solutions. Imagine was the first to launch a cloud-based portfolio and risk management system in 2000 to make it easy for clients to access, customize, and use the firm’s extensive analytics and products. Imagine puts institutional-grade functionality, broad cross-asset instrument support, and the ability to employ and scale any trading strategy for businesses of all sizes and complexity. Imagine is used by customers in more than 25 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia-Pacific regions.
Headquartered in New York City, Imagine has offices in Hong Kong, London, and Sydney. For more information, visit www.imaginesoftware.com or contact Imagine Software at 212-317-7600, and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.
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