UK/US - Fortune, the London-based alternative asset manager, is looking to raise its North American profile with the hiring of Annmarie Sasdi.
Sasdi, who has been appointed as president of the Fortune USA, is an experienced finance professional whose career has included senior roles at Goldman Sachs, Barclays, and Schroders.
Simon Hopkins, managing director of Fortune, said: “Our firm has successfully translated it unique heritage in hedge fund research and distribution into one of the fastest growing and innovative hedge fund advisory businesses, and consequently is now attracting a great deal of attention from North America endowments and foundations.
“We needed more people on the ground and Annmarie has joined as a principal to manage this development.”
Sasdi will be responsible for the development of Fortune’s US advisory business, funds of funds and emerging manager capability.
Sasdi will complement a small existing team in New York.
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