The Northern Trust’s Hedge Fund Group is focused on providing comprehensive hedge fund solutions to its investors. The team utilizes a three pronged due diligence process built on investments, operations, and compliance to discover hedge funds focused on capital preservation and lower correlations to traditional asset classes.
Since 2001, the group has managed a series of fund-of-funds and separate accounts for wealthy families and institutions. Leveraging the Northern Trust platform, the team seeks to produce outstanding risk-adjusted returns utilizing the best hedge fund talent from around the world.
The Northern Trust Hedge Fund Group has three core competitive advantages:
1 - Extensive Northern Trust brand network and infrastructure
2 - A reputation for picking small to mid-sized managers with a definable "edge"
3 - Strong risk management and oversight implemented at several levels
Tony Lissuzzo, CFA
Tony Lissuzzo is Director of Hedge Fund Research responsible for manager selection and monitoring.
Prior to joining Northern Trust, Tony was the portfolio manager at Lakeview Investment Management responsible for all aspects of manager research and portfolio construction. Tony was previously Head of New Investments for Man Investments’ global multi manager business. At Man, Tony led a global team responsible for all aspects of due diligence for new hedge fund investments. His primary focus on this team was defining the research process. He began his career at D.E. Shaw as an options trader and portfolio manager, and subsequently held positions at Bank One and Sirius Partners.
He holds an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin in economics. Tony is a CFA® charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute.
Investment advisory services are offered by Northern Trust Investments, Inc., an investment advisor registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and subsidiary of Northern Trust Corporation.
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