BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HighVista Strategies, LLC, a Boston-based investment firm with a consistent track record of generating attractive returns by applying the principles of endowment investing, today announced that Edmund A. Hajim has been appointed Chairman of the firm. Mr. Hajim has a distinguished career comprised of senior positions in investment banking, investment management and hedge fund management. Most recently, Mr. Hajim was the President of Diker Management, LLC, a New York City-based investment management firm. Mr. Hajim has served for the past six years on the Advisory Board of HighVista Strategies, a role that was aided by his experience in endowment management garnered over a fifteen-year term as Chairman of the Investment Committee at the University of Rochester.
“We have benefitted greatly from Ed’s experience and advice as a member of our Advisory Board and we are delighted that he has decided to accept our invitation to become Chairman of the firm,” said André Perold, Co-Founder, Managing Partner, and Chief Investment Officer of HighVista Strategies. “In addition to allowing us to leverage his deep base of knowledge, Ed will now be more active with our team in sharing insights honed over his remarkable career as both an investor and as a leader of premier financial institutions,” said Perold.
“I have enormous respect for André and his colleagues at HighVista Strategies,” said Mr. Hajim. “I look forward to working with the team to help grow the firm by developing differentiated investment solutions to serve the diverse needs of our clients,” said Mr. Hajim.
About HighVista Strategies, LLC.
HighVista was founded in 2004 and has been dedicated to helping clients preserve and grow their assets by applying the principles of endowment investing. We serve the diverse needs of institutions, foundations and endowments, sovereign wealth funds, family offices and individuals by tailoring investment solutions that allow them to achieve attractive returns within their unique tolerances for risk.
We look to partner with top-tier investment managers who possess exceptional investment judgement, follow proven, well-defined investment processes and generate sustainable competitive returns.