AlternativeSoft Expands in London

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AlternativeSoft hired Tapiwa Manjengwa in Sales and Akshay Lad as Account Manager, in London, in April 2011.

Mr Manjengwa, Sales, will report to Laurent Favre, CEO and founder of AlternativeSoft. Prior to joining AlternativeSoft, Tapiwa worked in Hedge Fund sales, Business Development, Institutional Equity Sales and Research with Standard Bank, Investec Securities and Algorithmics in London and South Africa. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting Science from the University of South Africa.

Mr Manjengwa said, “Having worked closely with institutional investors, I believe AlternativeSoft provide fund of fund managers with the best portfolio construction software. Backed by impressive analytics, we are able to offer a robust tool for fund selection and portfolio construction, whilst still allowing for the manager’s key discretion and decision making. I am looking forward to working with the team at AlternativeSoft in the dynamic hedge fund industry.”

Mr Lad, Account Manager, will also be based in London and will provide quantitative support to AlternativeSoft’s small and medium clients. Mr Lad said “Amid a fast paced finance industry, it is crucial for portfolio managers to monitor the downside risk of their mutual funds and hedge funds. I am delighted to be part of AlternativeSoft’s expanding London team and look forward to develop my industry knowledge.”

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Contact details:
Akshay Lad, Account Manager, akshay(at)alternativesoft(dot)com
London +44 (0)207 510 2003


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