Hedge fund appoints Northern Trust for fund admin services

Northern Trust will provide Alpine Global Master Fund with fund administration and middle office outsourcing services.
By Paul Walsh
Alpine Global Master Fund has appointed Northern Trust to provide hedge fund administration services.

The custodian will also prove the market-neutral hedge fund with middle office outsourcing services.

The fund has a fundamental-based quantitative investment methodology and is managed by BOCOM International Asset Management, with Huatai-Pinebridge Fund Management acting as the investment advisor.

“One of the main reasons we selected Northern Trust was its industry-leading robust technology and its experience in servicing complex offshore fund structures,” said Liang Shi, managing director of Alpine Global.

“Northern Trust provides the Fund with a unique solution that suits its needs, enabling the fund manager and advisor to concentrate their efforts on generating returns for investors.”

As part of its hedge fund services offering Northern Trust will aim to streamline interactions and increase efficiencies between administrators, prime brokers, counterparties, fund managers, asset owners and investors.

“Across the region, we see evolving demands from hedge funds and are well placed to cater to industry movements through our knowledge and expertise,” said Ali Sheikh, head of hedge fund services for Asia-Pacific at Northern Trust.

“Our client-driven solutions are designed to meet the complex needs of hedge fund clients and enable them to focus on their core business.”