Grant Samuel Funds Management has entered into an Australia and New Zealand distribution deal with UK-based alternative investment manager Man Group.
According to a statement, Grant Samuel Funds Management (GSFM) will largely assume responsibility for the retail distribution of the Man AHL Alpha (AUD) fund.
The new partnership brings GSFM’s partnerships to six, according to chief executive Damien McIntyre.
“Each of GSFM’s partners brings unique skills and product offerings to our market and are clearly differentiated within their respective asset classes,” Mr McIntyre said.
Man Group managing director Asia-Pacific Hersh Gandhi said alternatives was becoming a more significant constituent of investors’ portfolios.
“We are looking forward to introducing a broader range of our liquid alternative strategies to retail investors through this alliance with the team at GSFM,” Mr Gandhi said.