SOURCE: Sigma Analysis & Management

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September 08, 2015 14:00 ET

Sigma Analysis & Management Appoints Megan Vesely General Counsel

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - September 08, 2015) - Sigma Analysis & Management ("Sigma"), a pioneer in advising institutional investors on managed account solutions, hedge fund portfolio construction and research, and risk analytics, today announced the appointment of Megan Vesely, JD as General Counsel. Megan joins Sigma at its Toronto office to provide legal counsel on a variety of business and regulatory issues including cross-border matters and corporate development in the financial services industry.

"I am thrilled to join Sigma at a time of increased global regulation and change in the investment industry," notes Megan. "Through its innovative model for hedge fund investing, Sigma is well positioned to lead investors through the complexities and opportunities presented by the current regulatory environment."

Megan's expertise, including federal and state trial experience, combined with presentations and publications addressing the impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on U.S. and foreign entities, strengthens Sigma's expansion in U.S. financial markets on behalf of global investors. Megan earned her JD, cum laude, from St. John's University School of Law, and her B.A., cum laude, in English, History and Honors, with a French minor, from Villanova University. Megan spent ten years at the global law firm DLA Piper in the New York and San Francisco offices. She is admitted to the New York bar.

"The timing of Megan joining our management team is opportune based on the growing complexity of regulations and increasing demand for our unique suite of services," commented Sigma Chairman and co-founder David Rudd. "Megan's securities background at a major U.S. law firm and her experience in the trenches on regulatory issues is already providing unique insights to Sigma on how we can enhance our technology and transaction compliance capability."

About Sigma Analysis & Management ("Sigma")
Sigma Analysis & Management Ltd., a pioneer in constructing managed account solutions and smart risk analytics for institutional investors, is a Toronto-based investment management and research firm whose operational excellence, world-class hedge fund research with an elite quant group deliver high-touch, value-add customized service in the hedge fund space. Sigma was founded in 1999 by a team of mathematicians and financial market participants. For more information about Sigma, please visit www.sigmanalysis.com.

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