HazelTree Appoints Tyler Gowen as Managing Director

NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwire – Sep 12, 2012) – HazelTree, a leading provider of Treasury, Portfolio and Risk Management services for alternative investment managers, has announced the appointment of Tyler Gowen to the position of Managing Director, effective immediately.

In his new position, Mr. Gowen will lead HazelTree’s sales efforts to provide Treasury, Portfolio Management and Compliance services to a select group of multi-prime hedge funds, enabling them to deliver a fully optimized level of performance to their investors.

“HazelTree has delivered a unique and compelling suite of services for a hedge fund client base that manages more than $80 billion in assets,” said Stephen Casner, CEO of HazelTree, adding, “the addition of Tyler, along with our latest proprietary system enhancements, underscores the importance we place on client service and the role HazelTree plays in ensuring that each one of our customers has the information they need — precisely the way they need it — to deliver the highest possible level of performance.”

“I took on this role because I believe that HazelTree, more than any other hedge fund service provider, not only sees the future of this industry, but has actually built it,” stated Mr. Gowen, who will be reporting to Mr. Casner. “HazelTree is redefining how funds can access and use their counter party information in ways that improve performance, because we know that every basis point counts.”

Prior to joining HazelTree, Mr. Gowen most recently directed the North American Alternative sales for Linedata, a global technology solutions provider listed on the Paris Euronext Exchange. Mr. Gowen’s fifteen years of sales, business development and operational experience in financial services were honed during his tenure at The Bank of New York, building the sales effort for Jaywalk, its independent research arm, and as partner and head of sales for Criterion Research Group, a New York-based firm that partnered with a team of Wharton professors to build accrual-based earnings models which were utilized by a broad range of investment, insurance, pension funds, and public companies.

About HazelTree: HazelTree’s technology enabled services for Treasury, Portfolio Management and Compliance are used to significantly improve a fund’s performance while reducing its operational risk. HazelTree’s Treasury services release the ‘trapped value’ in a fund’s counter party relationships through enhanced functionality in cash and margin management, stock loan, stock borrow, counter-party exposure, Fx hedging and reconciliation activities for positions, transactions, cash and security information. HazelTree’s Portfolio Management service aggregates positions across all brokers/custodians to deliver a firm-wide view of exposures while providing real-time updates from trading systems and market data, giving clients a true, intra-day view of their funds on custom tailored dashboards as well as smart phones. And HazelTree’s Compliance Suite synthesizes all of a fund’s disparate data to create a single, automated filing for regulatory reporting like Form PF and AIMFD.

To learn more, please visit the company’s website at: www.hazeltree.com or contact Erin Fallon at (212) 727-0883 or efallon@hazeltree.com.

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