In times of heightened global market volatility institutional investors remain committed to investing in hedge funds.  Institutional investors demonstrate ongoing faith in the asset class through planned increases in allocations.  Our Alternative Assets Group (AAG) develops and implements customized marketing strategies to assist hedge funds in reaching their goals.  Our fund selection process entails identifying experienced managers whose primary investment goal is the protection of capital. We require managers to have demonstrated the necessary skill set to produce consistently positive returns in both turbulent and calm economic environments.