Two managing directors at Connecticut-based Alternative Investment Group have been named partners at the firm.
The $1.4 billion fund of hedge funds firm announced Monday that Joel Gantcher and Samuel Sussman’s new roles will be effective immediately.
Gantcher and Sussman, who both joined AIG last year, will continue to serve on the firm’s investment committee. As head of manager research, Gantcher oversees manager research, sourcing and due diligence efforts, while Sussman is in charge of monitoring the firm’s event-driven, credit and distressed managers.
Alternative Investment Group, which also has research offices in New York and London, invests globally in long/short equity and event-driven strategies.