Sophisticated investors are increasingly focused on the need to complete operational due diligence across all asset classes, both at the inception of an investment and on a regular basis throughout the life of an investment.
WESTPORT, Conn. (PRWEB) November 08, 2017
As new client mandates support the firm’s growth, Operational Due Diligence Solutions Provider Shadmoor Advisors, Inc. (“Shadmoor”) announced the build-out of its team, welcoming Brad Stehle as Managing Director. An alternative investment industry veteran with almost 20 years’ experience, most recently serving as Director at Unigestion, SA, and formerly with Citigroup, Bank of New York, and Deutsche Bank, Stehle provides Shadmoor’s clients with deep, senior-level operational due diligence expertise across various hedge fund, private equity, long-only, and private real estate strategies.
“Sophisticated investors are increasingly focused on the need to complete operational due diligence across all asset classes, both at the inception of an investment and on a regular basis throughout the life of an investment. Although Shadmoor is a boutique organization, clients are drawn to Shadmoor’s platform because they want to work directly with senior level operational due diligence professionals. With Brad Stehle as Managing Director, Shadmoor can offer additional capacity to our clients while maintaining the senior level of expertise that clients are demanding,” noted Michael Merrigan, Managing Member.
“After gaining valuable senior level operational due diligence experience within a $24 billion AUM organization, I am excited to join Shadmoor Advisors, which is well positioned for growth,” commented Brad Stehle, Managing Director.
Brad Stehle, Managing Director of Shadmoor, has devoted the past 20 years of his career to the alternative investment industry. Prior to joining Shadmoor in July 2017, he was Director of Operational Due Diligence at Unigestion, SA, conducting due diligence across various strategies with investment managers in North America, Europe, and Asia. His prior industry experience at Citigroup, Bank of New York and Deutsche Bank was also focused on due diligence and investment management operations.
About Shadmoor Advisors
Shadmoor Advisors, Inc. (“Shadmoor”), based in Westport, CT, is an independent consulting firm that provides operational due diligence solutions to identify and mitigate operational risks associated with investment managers. Shadmoor is hired by institutional investors, family offices, funds of funds, managed account platforms and third-party marketing firms. In addition, investment managers hire Shadmoor to conduct mock operational due diligence evaluations and to help them communicate their operational robustness to prospective investors. The firm was founded in 2014 by Michael Merrigan, former Managing Director and Global Head of Operational Due Diligence at Gottex Fund Management. Prior to joining Gottex Fund Management, Michael launched the first in-house operational due diligence program at General Motors Asset Management, whose assets at the time exceeded $100 billion and was among the world’s largest pension plans. Shadmoor’s advantage and driver of growth is the level of expertise among the firm’s leaders, providing operational due diligence confidence to its clients.
Media contact: Holly Singer, HS Marketing, holly(at)hsmarketing(dot)com, 609.275.1303