Anric Blatt has been with the Global Fund Exchange Group since its founding in 2005. His principal areas of focus include strategy allocation, portfolio management, manager research, due diligence as well as new product development and structuring. He is a specialist investor in energy, hedge funds, systematic trading and commodities. Mr. Blatt has been performing extensive research and due diligence on hedge fund managers for 15 years.
He has been instrumental in the development and management of a number of successful investment vehicles both private and public. He has initiated and supervised the creation of the Global Fund Exchange Platform, has overseen construction of a proprietary database of 3500 hedge fund programs, and during the past decade, he has overseen his research team’s on-site due diligence of over 1500 managers.
Mr. Blatt has served on the board of more than 50 investment focused companies, funds and trusts in virtually all the major money management centers in the world.
Prior to founding Global Fund Exchange in 2005, Mr. Blatt was the founder, CEO and Chairman of the Infiniti Capital Group where he was involved in most aspects of building the business including portfolio management, manager selection, portfolio construction and the establishment of the firm's independent qualitative, quantitative and forensic research teams. During his tenure as CIO and CEO of the firm, he successfully created and managed 12 public investment funds, a capital markets and securitization business and a hedge fund research organization. He was responsible for a portfolio of investments in excess of US$ 2 billion plus held overall responsibility for Infiniti Capital Markets' multi-billion dollar securitization portfolio.
Prior to this, Mr. Blatt was the regional director in Asia for the qualitative fund of funds group Forsyth Partners and before that he built the Asian business for managed futures specialist Kenmar after a period as portfolio manager for Horwath International (now Professional Investment Services).
After having lived in Africa, Asia and Europe for most of his life, Mr. Blatt now lives in the United States. He has traveled to more than 100 countries of the world, is married, has three teenage sons, loves dogs, sailing, hanging out with his family, skiing, mountain biking, music, old maps, apple macs and reading. He is a member of the Arab Bankers Association, the Rand Club, the China Club, the Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club and the International Association of Financial Engineers, a board member of the Federal Enforcement Homeland Security Foundation (FEHSF) and the co-founder of the Terra Primus Foundation - Earth, First !
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