Thursday, March 01, 2001

Gregoire Expands Analyst Team

Gregoire Expands Analyst Team
Alternative Investment News
By Pamela Appea
February 2001

John Levitt, a former hedge fund manager and convertible arbitrage specialist, has joined Gregoire Advisory Services, a hedge fund consulting firm, as an alternative investment analyst. Levitt was previously managing director of the Harvest Fund Group LLC, a convertible arbitrage hedge fund.

Prior to that, Levitt was v.p. in charge of convertible arbitrage for Spear, Leeds & Kellogg, now a division of Goldman Sachs. Based in Millburn, N.J., the firm provides hedge fund consulting services to banks and fund of funds managers as well as institutional investors.

Jim Gregoire, president of Gregoire Advisory, said essentially Gregoire allows institutional investors to create and manage their personalized fund of funds strategy.

The firm has almost $500 million of hedge fund portfolio under management or consultation.