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Custom House Launches Chariot

Leading hedge fund administrator, Custom House, today announced the introduction of the Chariot Dealing Platform, to complement its existing Reporting Platform.

The new Chariot dealing platform is in the form of an online dealing portal for existing shareholders in Custom House administered funds — designed to increase security and operational efficiency for the funds’ existing investors and managers. It will be soft launched on June 1.

The new platform has been developed in conjunction with Comada, provider of web-based technology solutions to the hedge fund industry. It issues investors with automatic electronic confirmation of trades into and out of hedge funds administered by Custom House.

“Being first to market with this solution is a competitive advantage for us and yet another illustration of our continued innovation and commitment to client service,” said Dermot Butler, Chairman of Custom House

“This is a much needed tool for the industry and our platform gives more control to investors and hedge fund managers alike,” added Mark Hedderman, Managing Director of Custom House, Dublin, who has spearheaded this development.

Comada’s co-founder Rupert Vaughan Williams added, “We are delighted to be working with Custom House and this platform significantly raises the bar for hedge fund investors. Investors can now access robust infrastructure that electronically processes and reconciles their trades into or out of funds from a single reference point. It is specifically designed to minimise the operational risks of investing in hedge funds.”

About Alex Akesson

Alex has been specializing in hedge fund and alternative investment news since April 2006. Working mainly in research and manager interviews, she has published breaking news on the hedge fund industry on her blog, as well as several industry publications. Her access to hedge fund managers gives her insight into news stories as well, and the ability to track press releases and other breaking news in real time.
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