Heidi possesses formidable expertise in alternative investments
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 6, 2007
AlphaMetrix, LLC (http://www.alphametrix.com) today announced Heidi M. Rauh is joining the firm as General Counsel and the newest addition to its highly specialized team.
Ms. Rauh most recently served as Executive Director and Senior Counsel, responsible for the Exchange Traded Derivatives Legal Department within UBS. She will move to AlphaMetrix in December 2007. Aleks Kins, founder and president of AlphaMetrix, announced the appointment.
Ms. Rauh has over 16 years of legal experience in the financial services industry handling corporate, regulatory and transactional matters involving: futures and securities regulation; registration and compliance; financial markets and clearing organizations (in connection with exchange-traded and over-the-counter derivatives); and alternative investment vehicles (both private and publicly offered investment funds and commodity pools).
"Heidi possesses formidable expertise in alternative investments," said Mr. Kins. "The combination of her qualifications and experience will provide significant contributions to our firm, in particular with the development of innovative legal structures and handling of corporate, regulatory and transactional matters. Her addition to our team will allow AlphaMetrix to take a giant step forward in our pursuit of offering unparalleled access to top tier alternative investments managers and managed account tracking systems."
Ms. Rauh joined UBS in September 2005 from the law firm of Katten Muchin Rosenman where she was Special Counsel in the firm's Financial Services Practice Group. Prior to that she served as Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary of the Board of Trade Clearing Corporation (1996-2001) and prior to that she was an associate attorney in the Futures and Derivatives group at the law firm of Sidley & Austin in Chicago (1991-1996).
Ms. Rauh holds a BBA from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctorate from Northwestern University School of Law. She maintains memberships with Illinois Bar; Futures Industry Association - Law & Compliance Division, Executive Committee; Chicago Bar Association - Futures & Derivatives Committee; American Bar Association - Committee on Regulation of Futures and Derivative Instruments.