Represented registered investment advisor AlphaSimplex Group and its founder Dr. Andrew W. Lo in connection with its sale to Natixis Global Asset Management.
AlphaSimplex Group is an SEC-registered investment advisory firm based in Cambridge, Massachusetts specializing in quantitative global macro and global tactical asset allocation strategies, beta-replication products, and absolute-return risk analytics. The firm was founded in 1999 by Dr. Andrew W. Lo, a Professor of Finance at the MIT School of Management. In October 2007, AlphaSimplex was acquired by Natixis Global Asset Management, LLC, a subsidiary of Natixis SA (Paris SE: CNAT). A Seward & Kissel team led by partners Craig Sklar, Patricia Poglinco, and James Abbott represented AlphaSimplex Group in this transaction. Terms of this transaction were not disclosed.