La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) August 4, 2008
Altegris Investments (http://www.altegris.com) is pleased to announce the addition of a team of experienced industry professionals dedicated to providing broker-dealers with access to quality alternative investments including hedge funds and managed futures. The team's mission is to support independent broker representatives and other financial firms in providing their clients with a full range of wealth management solutions.
"Independent broker representatives face increasing pressure to find and secure access to quality alternative investments for their clients," says Jon Sundt, President of Altegris Investments. "With a robust platform of hedge funds and managed futures investments, we are pleased to dedicate a team to serve our partners in the broker-dealer community."
The team is led by John Scarcella, Senior Vice President, National Sales Director, who brings 24 years of experience in the organization and marketing of alternative investments, including managed futures, REITs, other real estate partnerships and equipment leasing investments. "Scarcella brings a clear understanding of the role alternative investments can play in a well diversified portfolio, and offers deep knowledge of the funds offered on the Altegris platform," added Sundt. Prior to joining Altegris, Scarcella developed and served a broker-dealer distribution network with over $800 million in managed futures investments.
"I am very excited about delivering a sophisticated platform of alternative investments to the broker-dealer community. Altegris not only provides broker-dealers with access to world-class money managers, but has also committed significant resources to build a web-based marketing and reporting platform that I believe is unparalleled in the alternative investment space," stated John Scarcella. "Our goal is to provide broker-dealers and their representatives the same level of communication and client reporting afforded to our institutional and fund of fund clients."
Altegris provides access to a platform of alternative investments designed to meet the needs of sophisticated investors and their wealth managers. The Altegris team of over 45 professionals is dedicated to finding, selecting and negotiating capacity with selected hedge funds, managed futures funds, and other alternative investments. Currently, investors have allocated more than $2.4 billion in trading level to alternative investments available through the Altegris platform. The Altegris Group of Companies includes Altegris Investments, APM Funds, and other affiliates.
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La Jolla, California 92037
Tel: (800) 828-5225