SOURCE: AlphaMetrix


December 07, 2011 10:36 ET

Specialized Performance Advisory Group Lists on the AlphaMetrix Global Marketplace

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Dec 7, 2011) - AlphaMetrix is pleased to announce that Specialized Performance Advisory Group, LLC ("SPAG") has listed SPAG I, LLC as a Transparent Fund on the AlphaMetrix Global Marketplace (AGM)™. As a Transparent Fund, SPAG will retain its existing fund structure and service providers, while offering current and future fund investors independently priced and reconciled data, sophisticated and robust analytics and portfolio construction tools, in-depth risk monitoring, state-of-the-art reporting, customized levels of transparency and a thorough background investigation.

"AlphaMetrix is a cutting-edge marketplace that serves hedge fund investors by providing accurate and timely information to its subscribers," said Brian Shapiro, CEO of Specialized Performance Advisory Group, LLC. "Together, we will create the future of hedge fund investing by providing the highest level of transparency and liquidity to investors around the world.

"SPAG and AlphaMetrix share the vision of marrying superior risk-adjusted returns and a high level of due diligence to investors," Shapiro said.

"We are very happy that SPAG listed on the AlphaMetrix Global Marketplace," said Mikus Kins, Executive Director, Head of Business Development at AlphaMetrix. "SPAG's focus on delivering strong absolute and risk-adjusted returns, a function of unique portfolio construction methods and a robust risk-management framework, provides the marketplace another truly unique product from which our community stands to benefit. We look forward to a lasting partnership with SPAG and the opportunity to service all of their investors and prospects going forward."

About SPAG

Specialized Performance Advisory Group, LLC (the "Firm") is an independent asset management company based in New York City. The Firm provides investment counsel and asset management services for both institutional and individual clients. The flagship product SPAG I, LP is a global macro top down fund with an absolute return objective. SPAG focuses on downside risk while providing a high degree of liquidity and transparency. The Fund achieves its objective by investing in liquid fixed income, exchange-traded equity securities, as well as options, currencies and commodity and other futures markets. If you'd like more information about Specialized Performance Advisory Group or to schedule an appointment, please contact Anh Wilson at or call (917) 621-3349.

About AlphaMetrix

AlphaMetrix is an electronic marketplace for secure and transparent investing in private investments such as Hedge Funds, Commodity Trading Advisors and Private Equity Funds. The Chicago-based firm is the largest independent platform for private placement investing in the world. The firm, via the AlphaMetrix Global Marketplace, services over $6.3 billion in assets* and provides extensive due diligence, real-time transparency, 24-hour risk management and Point-Click-Invest™ capabilities. The Marketplace further serves to electronically connect over 60,000 industry participants.

AlphaMetrix has received many awards and recognitions from the industry, as well as from the media. Among its accolades, the firm was listed in the 2010 Inc. 500 as the 109th fastest-growing company in the United States and, in 2011 by Crain's Chicago Business, as the fastest-growing company (public or private) in Chicago over the preceding five years.

AlphaMetrix currently employs over 100 industry professionals globally with offices located in Chicago, New York, Columbus, Europe and the Cayman Islands.

*As of September 2011

If you'd like more information about AlphaMetrix or more information about investing in SPAG I, LLC, please contact AlphaMetrix Client Relations at or (312) 267-8425.

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