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CAIS Expands Hedge Fund Menu

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CAIS Continues to Expand Offering of Top-Tier Investment Funds

CAIS, a New York based financial technology company providing an independent, alternative investments platform to the wealth management industry, announced the ongoing expansion of its funds menu with access to product managed by Paulson & Co.Millennium International Management LPD.E. Shaw & Co., and Highbridge Capital Management LLC.

“CAIS is committed to offering a wide selection of top-tier alternative investment funds that represent a diversity of strategies,” said Rafay Farooqui, Managing Principal of CAIS. “Our platform has grown to approximately 20 funds that range in strategies from Multi-Strategy, CTA, Global Macro, Long-Short Equity, Event Driven, Distressed and Credit.”

CAIS is continuously evaluating new managers to add to the platform while Mercer Investment Consulting is conducting due diligence prior to their acceptance. Through the CAIS platform, investment minimums are lowered, in most cases, to $100K per subscription.

“We believe our growing menu of industry leading investment managers coupled with lower minimums will enable wealth advisors to better meet their clients’ alternative investment needs,” said Rafay Farooqui.

About CAIS

CAIS is the leading alternative investment platform for independent financial advisors who seek improved access to, and education about, alternative investment funds and products. CAIS provides financial advisors with a broad selection of alternative investment strategies, including hedge funds, private equity, private debt, real estate, digital assets, and structured notes, allowing them to capitalize on opportunities and/or withstand ever-changing markets. CAIS also offers custom solutions for advisors seeking to create custom fund vehicles around ideas they source. 

As an extension of the platform, CAIS also delivers an on-demand, online learning experience, CAIS IQ, which is designed exclusively to help financial advisors deepen their knowledge and increase their confidence in alternative investment strategies. 

Most funds listed on the CAIS Marketplace undergo Mercer's independent due diligence and ongoing monitoring. Mercer diligence reports and fund ratings are available to advisors on the CAIS password-protected platform. CAIS streamlines the end-to-end transaction process through digital subscriptions and integrated reporting with the leading US custodians and reporting providers, which make investing in alternatives simpler. 

Founded in 2009, CAIS, a fintech leader, is empowering over 8,300 unique advisor firms/teams who oversee more than $3 trillion in network assets. Since its inception, CAIS has facilitated over $21 billion in transaction volume as the first truly open marketplace where financial advisors and asset managers engage and transact directly on a massive scale. CAIS has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Austin, San Francisco and London. For more information about CAIS, please visit

Securities offered through CAIS Capital LLC, member FINRA, SIPC.



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