SEHFA is financed by offering annual sponsorships. These Annual Sponsors donate $5000 annually to SEHFA and receive priority exposure via this web site and other SEHFA correspondence. These Annual Sponsors also receive recognition at every SEHFA event and RSVP preference at events that are capacity restrained. SEHFA's Annual Sponsors also have access to the event planning, early notice of events, and the ability to post white papers on the SEHFA website.

SEHFA appreciates its current Annual Sponsors:

Cowen Prime Services, a division of investment banking, research and investment management firm Cowen, provides a full slate of prime brokerage services to Hedge Funds, Family Offices, Mutual Funds, and Registered Investment Advisors. Cowen Prime clients enjoy personalized service and access to powerful Cowen products and technologies that are unmatched in the prime services industry. By combining boutique-firm service and pricing with professional clearing and prime brokerage services, we are able to offer our clients a prime services package that, previously, only the largest institutions could access.

Please visit www.cowen.com for more information or email/call J.P. Vincent at jp.vincent@cowen.com or 678-405-4200.

Elliott Davis Decosimo ranks among the top 30 CPA firms in the U.S. and was recognized as the #1 firm for revenue growth by Accounting Today in 2015. With sixteen offices across six states, the firm provides comprehensive assurance, tax and consulting solutions to diverse businesses, organizations and individuals. Our Investment Companies Practice provides a variety of services to a wide range of investment entities, with an emphasis on hedge funds and private equity groups.

We are a PCAOB-registered and –inspected firm and have been recognized by HFMWeek and HFAlert.com as one of the leading hedge fund auditing firms in the nation, ranking #10 among the Top 20 auditors of hedge funds managed by SEC-registered investment advisors. Elliott Davis Decosimo is an independent firm associated with Moore Stephens International Limited, one of the world’s largest CPA firm associations with resources in every major market around the globe. For more information, please visit www.elliottdavis.com or contact Renee Ford or Karl Jordan at 423.756.7100.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is a leading international, full-service law firm with 18 offices worldwide, including Atlanta, Charlotte, New York, San Francisco, Tokyo and Washington D.C. With one of the largest investment management practices based in the Southeast, Kilpatrick Townsend boasts a deep bench of practitioners with significant hedge fund experience. Our hedge fund group regularly assists clients with the formation of domestic and offshore hedge funds of all sizes and strategies. In addition, we provide ongoing regulatory advice to hedge funds and their managers with regard to investment adviser, broker-dealer, commodity pool operator, commodity trading advisor, and general securities issues. We also provide legal counsel to hedge fund managers on other issues, including the development of comprehensive compliance policies and procedures, SEC and state examinations, employee and partner compensation and employment arrangements, the purchase and sale of investment managers, and succession planning. Contact Paul Foley: 336-607- 7389.

KPMG's Alternative Investment Funds practice--Global resources. Local team.

Around the globe, KPMG member firms have more than 3,000 professionals in 60 international jurisdictions serving investment funds. Our worldwide Alternative Investment member firm network is comprised of more than 2,000 Audit, Tax, and Advisory professionals, including 200 partners, who focus on serving alternative funds and their sponsors in all of the significant industry locations.

For more information on how KPMG can help you achieve your business objectives in alternative investments, please contact Michael Cross at 615-479-6240.

Trident Fund Services - a division of the global Trident Trust Group - offers customized, efficient and cost-effective fund administration services to offshore, EU and U.S. fund entities. With 35 years' experience as a leading provider of administration services to the financial services sector, today more than 500 alternative investment funds worldwide rely on us for support and access to our global network. We build lasting relationships in a fast-moving world through a responsive and reliable personal service that our clients can count on.

Our 20 professionals based in Atlanta, Georgia provide administration services to hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds, real estate funds, funds of funds and managed accounts employing a wide range of strategies. The team services funds offered by managers across the United States, ranging from sub-$5 million startups to SEC registered investment advisors managing multiple funds with assets under management in excess of $1 billion.

Please visit www.tridentfundservices.com for more information or email us at usa@tridentfundservices.com.

Warren Averett provides audit, accounting, tax compliance and consulting services as well as litigation support and other professional services to a broad range of clients, including those in a niche practice of the firm focused on alternative investment clients-- financial institutions, alternative investment funds, offshore entities, fund of funds, real estate funds, investment advisors, captive insurance companies, broker/dealers and alternative loan and private investment groups. The client base includes funds ranging from startups with a few partners to funds with assets over several hundred million dollars and over one hundred partners, both on-shore and off-shore. To better serve our clients, we are also licensed to transact business as approved auditors in the Cayman Islands. We help clients build an infrastructure tailored to specific objectives and size; coordinate with attorneys and prime brokers; utilize leading technology; select alternatives to internal recordkeeping; and comply with tax and regulatory concerns. With offices in Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Texas, and the Cayman Islands, and as a member of the Leading Edge Alliance (LEA), Warren Averett serves clients throughout the U.S. and in the Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands. We assist money managers and family offices with portfolio accounting. Our services can be tailored to meet funds' specific needs and allow for future growth. For more information, call 770.396.1100.

eSentire (R) is a proven industry leader, keeping mid-size organizations safe from constantly evolving cyber attacks that traditional security defenses simply cannot detect. eSentire combines people, process and technology to deliver an unmatched, premium level service that detects and remediates sophisticated cyber threats in real time, 24x7. Protecting investment clients with more than $3 trillion in Assets Under Management (AUM), eSentire is the award-winning choice for security and compliance in mid size financial firms. Recent recognition of eSentire includes HFM (Hedge Fund Manager) Service Provider awards (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016) and inclusion in the list of Cool Vendors in the Cool Vendors in Cloud Security Services, 2015 report by Gartner, Inc. For more information visit www.esentire.com or contact Alan Porten 404-422-2043 alan.porten@esentire.com.

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