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August 15, 2014 09:00 ET

Philippe Teilhard de Chardin, CEO of Advisors & Partners LLP, Joins Advisory Board of Common Sense Investment Management, LLC

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - August 15, 2014) -

  • Teilhard de Chardin was former Global Head of Prime Brokerage at Newedge, a division of Société Générale
  • Joins Frank Jungers, former Chairman & CEO of Saudi Aramco as a new Advisory Board appointee

Common Sense Investment Management, LLC ("CSIM"), an independent, privately-held investment manager, announced that Philippe Teilhard de Chardin has agreed to join as an advisory board member. It is expected that he will provide guidance to the management team, leveraging from his more than two decades of industry experience.

Mr. Teilhard de Chardin is the Chief Executive Officer of Advisors & Partners LLP, a London-based, global consulting company providing advisory services to financial institutions, asset managers and institutional investors. Prior to founding Advisors & Partners, Mr. Teilhard de Chardin was the Global Head of Prime Brokerage and Chairman of the Prime Brokerage Board at Newedge, a division of Société Générale.

Over 22 years working for Newedge and its predecessor Fimat, he founded and managed the prime brokerage business line, ultimately managing a global team of over 175 professionals in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai, Geneva, Paris, London, New York, Chicago & San Francisco. The team focused on the provision of prime brokerage, Capital Introduction and Research services to both hedge fund managers and investors in alternatives. Mr. Teilhard de Chardin is also a member of the EDHEC-Risk Institute's International Advisory Board.

Jonathan Gane, Chief Executive Officer of Common Sense Investment Management LLC stated, "Mr. Teilhard de Chardin brings several decades of multifaceted expertise in the hedge fund industry. His extensive background includes alternative investment management with a focus on liquid strategies, hedge fund operational due diligence and managing global businesses & teams. As such we value his counsel and perspective across all aspects of our business."

Teilhard de Chardin adds: "I am pleased to join the Advisory Board and provide guidance to the new management team as CSIM further develops its vision and strategy around the provision of differentiated investment solutions to professional investors globally."

As previously announced, Frank Jungers, former Chairman and CEO of Saudi Aramco, has also joined the newly formed Advisory Board.

For more information on Common Sense Investment Management, LLC, please visit: www.csimllc.com

About Common Sense Investment Management, LLC

Founded in 1991, Common Sense Investment Management, LLC ("CSIM") is an independent, privately-held investment manager located in Portland, Oregon. CSIM is a veteran alternative investments solutions provider with a 23 year track record of outperformance, portfolio differentiation and capital preservation.

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