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m+ funds Strengthens Defined Outcome Investment Platform with the Appointments of Industry Leaders

December 20, 2018

DARIEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 20, 2018--m+ funds, a leading defined outcome investment manager, today announced that it has strengthened its business with the appointments of Nicholas Parcharidis, Sean Parker and Stephen Clancy. These executives bring extensive leadership experience in the ETF, structured investment and fund management marketplace.

Parcharidis joins m+ funds as Managing Director, Business Development, and is responsible for driving the firm’s global client distribution strategy. He previously held senior positions at Citigroup, where he most recently served as Co-Head of Americas Private Client Solutions Business and Head of Americas Private Bank Capital Markets, overseeing the distribution of all retail capital markets products. An early pioneer in the growth of Citi’s Americas Structured Product business, Parcharidis is credited with establishing and expanding the firm’s U.S. and LatAm Retail Capital Markets business. He brings over 30 years of industry experience, having also held senior positions at the CBOE, American Stock Exchange and Shearson Lehman Brothers.

Parker joins m+ funds as Director, Business Development, and is responsible for expanding the firm’s presence in Chicago and the midwestern U.S. He has 15 years of experience developing key institutional and wealth management relationships, as well as experience in fixed income capital markets and distribution. Most recently, Parker served as a Director at PT Asset Management, where he led fund distribution in the eastern U.S.

Clancy joins m+ funds as a Portfolio Manager and is responsible for trading and executing the firm’s suite of defined outcome funds. He has over 18 years of experience in multi-asset trading, asset management, algorithmic indices and derivatives risk management. Prior to joining m+ funds, he was a Director at Citigroup Global Markets, overseeing Hybrids and Asset Management Derivatives trading, as well as managing risk positions across Citi algorithmic indices.

“Stephen, Sean and Nicholas will each play key roles in accelerating the growth of m+ funds by responding to growing client demand for investment solutions that provide greater certainty and transparency,” said Steve Houston, Partner at m+ funds. “With market volatility on the rise, investors are reassessing their risk and return objectives and increasingly discovering that our suite of customized, ETF-based solutions can help align their portfolio to the outcomes they are seeking.”

ABOUT m+ funds

m+ funds is the marketing brand for Alaia Capital, an independent financial services firm. m+ funds offer investors defined outcome solutions on ETFs that are built around specific objectives - from capital preservation to growth. Learn more at www.mplusfunds.com.

Securities offered through Beech Hill Securities, Inc., a registered broker-dealer, member FINRA/SIPC. Learn more at www.beechhillsecurities.com.

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