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Man Group Expands US Hedge Fund Business With Acquisition Of Pine Grove

man_1949532bNew York (HedgeCo.Net) – Man Group plc has acquired US-based fund of hedge fund manager Pine Grove Asset Management LLC., which has approximately $1.0 billion in assets under management.

The transaction enhances Man Group’s presence in the US and adds to Man Group’s fund of hedge funds business, FRM. Pine Grove will also reinforce FRM’s efforts to offer clients a wide variety of investment opportunities including SEC-registered US 40 Act funds and complementary fund of hedge fund products, the company said in a press release.

Pine Grove is a credit-focused fund of hedge fund manager, founded in 1994. Since inception, the firm’s hedge fund selections and portfolio management have delivered attractive risk-adjusted returns across market cycles. Approximately two thirds of Pine Grove’s assets are from institutional investors, primarily US-based, with the remaining third from US high net worth individuals and family offices.

As a result of the transaction close, Matthew Stadtmauer, formerly President of Pine Grove has become President of FRM. Tom Williams, Pine Grove’s Chief Investment Officer will continue to be responsible for all investment decisions relating to Pine Grove’s portfolios and will join FRM’s Investment Executive committee.

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