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HedgeServ Fund Administrator Teams up with Hazeltree to Provide Enhanced Middle-Office Services

NEW YORK, LONDON and HONG KONG, Sept. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HedgeServ, a global fund administrator recognized for providing innovative solutions to the alternative investment industry, and Hazeltree, the leading provider of integrated buy-side treasury management solutions, today announced a partnership to deliver enhanced middle-office treasury services to hedge funds and other alternative investment managers.

Hazeltree enhances HedgeServ’s offering related to cash management, electronic wire processing and collateral management services. HedgeServ will host Hazeltree’s technology and will complement it with an integrated middle office outsourcing and technology solution.

"Our clients are asking for a robust treasury management solution. We believe that Hazeltree offers an industry leading suite of treasury management solutions,” said Jim Kelly, HedgeServ's Chairman. “We are already receiving positive feedback from our clients about the value of our combined service offering. We are delighted to be working with the Hazeltree team," added Kelly.

"Given the increased regulations in our industry, clients have been focusing on moving away from managing their treasury function on spreadsheets to deploying a more robust technology platform,” said Sameer Shalaby, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hazeltree. "We are delighted to be working with HedgeServ and its innovative client-focused team to deliver a combined treasury management solution to our combined customers," added Shalaby.

Hazeltree’s cash management solution aggregates custodian, OTC, money market and prime broker balances onto one powerful set of dashboards, offering HedgeServ’s clients a streamlined process to optimize their cash balances. Clients can automate the collapse of debit and credit spreads, sweep excess cash into investment accounts and manage foreign currency exposure with a fully integrated wire processing engine that integrates the workflow between HedgeServ and its clients.

Hazeltree leverages industry-standard SWIFT messaging as well as secure file transfer protocols for wires and securities movements. Hazeltree’s collateral management solution offers HedgeServ clients the ability to track their OTC collateral across their counterparties to better understand if they are over- or under-collateralized so they can take appropriate action by issuing or responding to margin calls.

About HedgeServ

HedgeServ is an independent, full-service fund administrator with a client-centric model. Headquartered in New York City and Dublin, HedgeServ currently services over $300 billion of assets under administration, with more than 1000 professionals across its eight offices. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.hedgeserv.com.

About HazelTree
Hazeltree is the leading Treasury Management solution provider, serving hedge funds, asset managers, fund administrators, insurance companies and pension funds with powerful, proactive performance enhancement and risk mitigation capabilities that generate operational alpha, reduce a range of risks and streamline operations. Hazeltree’s integrated treasury management solution includes comprehensive cash management, securities financing, collateral management, counterparty management and margin management capabilities. Hazeltree is headquartered in New York with offices in London and Hong Kong. For more information, please visit www.hazeltree.com.

Sameer Shalaby, President & CEO 646.790.7250 sshalaby@hazeltree.com

Source: Hazeltree Fund Services