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Press Release: Eurekahedge and investOrbit's new partnership reinventing the future of investor-manager relations

NEW YORK (JULY 16, 2015) - Eurekahedge, the world’s largest independent alternative investment data provider and research firm, and investOrbit, the innovative FinTech investor-manager interaction system, today announced their partnership to help transform and accelerate the manager selection process for thousands of Eurekahedge’s investor clients.

By using investOrbit’s proven cloud-based platform, investors and fund managers will be able to connect efficiently via a private and secure information exchange. Equipped with a fully integrated manager selection, process management, and investor relations toolkit, investOrbit can cut in half the valuable time investors spend on searches, RFPs, and due-diligence, while also providing them access to the broadest possible range of fund managers.

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Andrew Porter, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of investOrbit, said, “As the global investment industry continues to evolve, investors need powerful tools like investOrbit to meet their increasingly complex needs. This partnership was born out of our shared belief in the potential of combining innovative technology with deep data resources to help the world’s investors excel. A partnership with a data leader like Eurekahedge is an opportunity to deliver tremendous value to investors.

Alexander Mearns, Chief Executive Officer of Eurekahedge, said, “With more funds, and regulations, than ever in the hedge fund industry the amount of work involved in managing a new mandate is becoming increasingly burdensome. investOrbit’s new platform is easy to use and an attractive product that will help slash investor workloads by effortlessly tracking each and every RFP that they issue. Eurekahedge are delighted to be working with them.

About Eurekahedge

Launched by financial professionals in 2001, Eurekahedge’s proven track record spans over a decade - setting us apart as the world’s largest independent data provider and alternative research firm. Specialising in hedge fund databases covering Asia, Europe, North America and Latin America, Eurekahedge is a subsidiary of Mizuho Bank, the second largest financial services group in Japan. Headquartered in Singapore with offices in New York and Cebu, the global expertise of our research team constantly adapts to industry changes and needs, allowing Eurekahedge to develop and offer a wide array of products and services coveted by accredited investor groups, financial institutions and media sources. In addition to market-leading hedge fund databases and analysis, Eurekahedge’s other business functions include hedge fund publications, due diligence services, investor services, and an analytical platform service.

About investOrbit

WGC Systems, founded in 2011, is the creator of the investOrbit platform. Built by investment industry veterans with offices in Stamford, CT and Hong Kong, we have tremendous global reach, and are solely devoted to improving the investment business through innovative technology.

Our mission:

  • Double the efficiency of capital deployment for investors – genuinely changing the world
  • Enable investors and consultants globally to move with more confidence
  • Empower fund managers to succeed on their merits and retain their clients
  • Build a brighter future for our industry’s stakeholders: workers, retirees, families, charitable foundations, universities, and sovereign funds.

For further information please contact:

Rhonda Eldridge
Head of Business Development, Americas
+1 203 541 0524
investOrbit WGC
Six Landmark Square, Fourth Floor
Stamford, CT 06901
USA
+1 203 359 5757
www.investorbit.com
Deborah Rols
Marketing & Partnerships Manager
+65 6212 0992
Eurekahedge Pte Ltd
Nexus, #02-04
1 Fusionopolis Link
Singapore 138542
+65 6212 0900
www.eurekahedge.com