Tax and audit firm KPMG has hired a hedge fund veteran as the firm’s expands its alternative investments team in the Southeast.
In a statement released Monday, the New York-based firm has added Michael Cross to the team to manage client relationships and develop new business with hedge funds, private equity firms and real estate funds.
With over 30 years of experience under his belt, including six years spent raising capital for hedge funds, Cross is currently president of the Southeastern Hedge Fund Association, chairman of Hedge Fund Cares Southeast, and is a co-founder of the Alternative Investments Group of the Carolinas, and co-founder of the Mid-South Alternative Investment Association. He will remain in these roles going forward.
KPMG, which has over 152,000 professionals in 156 countries, said that the appointment will serve the growing “alternative investments market in the Southeast…[which] will continue to expand over the next few years."