The financial crisis may have unsettled the hedge fund and fund of hedge funds universe but it has proved a blessing in disguise for the dbalternatives managed account platform.
"We've gone from $1 billion to more than $7 billion since the end of the crisis," reports Martin Fothergill, global head of managed accounts at Deutsche Bank. Over the past 12 months, the platform has added $2.5 billion in new assets.
The platform was set up nine years ago. "Managed accounts weren't such a well-known