SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AltX today announced the appointment of Hal Strong to its Board of Directors. Strong, a highly accomplished asset management and investment banking industry veteran, brings over 30 years of experience to the Board of Directors. AltX, the comprehensive data, intelligence and collaboration platform for firms servicing, targeting and investing in hedge funds helps users achieve greater transparency and oversight of their investments to ultimately improve performance and decision making.
Strong currently serves on the Strategic Advisory Board of private equity firm Genstar Capital where he advises Genstar’s investment professionals on financial services investments, with specific interest in investment management and wealth management. Hal is also on the board of several prominent investment firms within Genstar’s portfolio. Prior to Genstar, Strong was Vice Chairman of Russell Investments where he helped build the firm into a global investment company with $250 billion in assets under management in more than 40 countries. During his 18-year tenure at Russell, he also served as Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Head of Alternative Investments and Head of Investment Banking, having founded the latter two businesses at Russell.
“Hal joins the board at a very exciting time. We’ve already had a record year and he will certainly enhance our efforts as we continue to scale both domestically and internationally and as we look to roll-out new products and features. He brings an exceptionally high caliber of industry expertise to the board. He has played an integral role in the growth and transformation of several businesses and I look forward to having his input as we continue to grow this company,” said Sam Hocking, Founder and CEO of AltX.
Strong is the latest addition to AltX's highly experienced board of industry leading executives that also include experts from academia, Wall Street, and Silicon Valley. Recent feature roll-outs include the July launch of AltX Estimates which incorporates return data on over 17,000 funds, including performance data on over 80% of the ‘Billion Dollar Club’ funds.
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AltX is the go-to intelligence platform for the hedge fund market. AltX combines innovative science and technology with financial analytics and data sets to deliver superior manager and market insights to help users make smarter decisions. Proprietary algorithms, big data, analytics, real time news and event alerts help both investors and hedge funds better understand the context of their funds in the marketplace. The AltX user base is made up of investment professionals from hedge funds, investment banks, pension funds, endowments, asset managers, family offices and more.
AltX was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco.