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Atlas Capital Management, LLC Appoints Advisory Board.



WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Atlas Capital Management, LLC announced today the launch of its Hedge Fund Advisory Board and the appointment of the initial Advisory Board members. In this new role, board members will provide investment views to Atlas' global and emerging markets hedge funds and strategic direction to the firm.

"Atlas Capital and its principals have been doing business and investing in emerging markets for almost two decades. The advisory board is an extension of the extensive global network we have developed over that time," said Atlas Co-Founder and Partner Harry Krensky. "Atlas appointed each of these board members based on their successful long-term track record of disciplined investment success. We anticipate that their insights and contributions will be invaluable in the months and years ahead," adds Atlas Co-Founder and Partner Rogerio Chequer cheq·uer   Chiefly British
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. "One of our core business strategies is to link up pools of investment capital from specific local emerging markets with investment opportunities in emerging markets globally. This advisory board is an important step in fulfilling that vision," says Atlas Co-Founder and Partner David Chon.

"The principals of Atlas Capital and the advisory board members have known one another for years and have developed a trust and mutual respect for the complementary skills each party brings to the table," said Alex Seiler, head of business development at Atlas. Joining the Atlas Capital Management, LLC Advisory Board, effective immediately, are:

Luiz Augusto de O. Candiota is a Founder and Partner of Grupo Lacan, an asset management and corporate finance advisory company established in 2001. From 2003 to 2004, he served as Deputy Governor for Monetary Policy of the Central Bank of Brazil The Brazilian Central Bank (Portuguese: Banco Central do Brasil) is Brazil's highest monetary authority in, and the country's governing body in, finance and economics. It was established on December 31, 1964.

The Central Bank is linked with the Ministry of Finance.
. He is a former member of the National Monetary Counsel and Credit and Currency Commission and was previously the coordinator of the Capital Markets Group under the Ministry of Finance. He also was the Chief Financial Officer of Grupo Vicunha, one of the largest textile groups in the world, was an Executive Director at Citibank NA and a corporate finance Senior Manager at Unibanco S.A. He graduated in Economics from Catolica do Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro, city, Brazil
Rio de Janeiro (rē`ō də zhänā`rō, Port. rē` thĭ zhənĕē`r
 (PUC-RJ), and holds a FMP (Financial Management Program) at Harvard Business School Harvard Business School, officially named the Harvard Business School: George F. Baker Foundation, and also known as HBS, is one of the graduate schools of Harvard University. .

Ken deRegt is a Senior Advisor and Managing Director of Aetos Capital, providing oversight in areas of investment strategy, overall operations and risk management. He is on the Board of Directors of MSCI Inc., a public company comprised of MSCI Indices, Barra Risk Models and Portfolio Analytics. Prior to joining Aetos Capital in 2003, he headed the fixed income, currencies and commodities businesses for Morgan Stanley and was a member of the firm's management committee. During his 20-year career at Morgan Stanley, he had a variety of responsibilities relating to different fixed income businesses, including the firm's government securities business and certain international businesses. He is a graduate of Stanford University and a member of the advisory board of the university's Institute for International Policy Research. He currently is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees board of trustees Politics The posse of thugs who oversee an institution's administration. See Board of directors.  of Eagle Hill School and is also a member of the Board of Trustees of The Partnership for After School Education.

Peter Drittel is a portfolio manager at Diamondback Capital Management, a global macro and emerging markets fund. From 1998 to 2006, he was a Partner of Tudor Investment Corporation and a member of the management committee. He was a Founder and Chief Investment Officer of the Tudor Emerging Markets Fund. Before joining Tudor, he joined Kingdon Capital Management Corporation where he was a portfolio manager. From 1984 to 1995, he was a Senior Managing Director and co-head of emerging markets at Bear Stearns. He also served as a member of the board of directors for Bears Stearns Companies. He holds a bachelor's degree in Public Policy from Tulane University, a master's degree in Latin American studies Latin American Studies (sometimes abbreviated LAS) is an academic discipline which studies the history and experience of peoples and cultures in the Americas. Definition  and international economics from The Johns Hopkins University Johns Hopkins University, mainly at Baltimore, Md. Johns Hopkins in 1867 had a group of his associates incorporated as the trustees of a university and a hospital, endowing each with $3.5 million. Daniel C.  and received his MBA in international finance from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (body, education) University of Pennsylvania - The home of ENIAC and Machiavelli.

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Address: Philadelphia, PA, USA.
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Gail D. Fosler Gail D. Fosler (b. 1947?) is a prominent American economist and economic forecaster. She is currently serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Economist of The Conference Board. She serves on the board of directors of a number of major corporations, including Caterpillar Inc.  is Executive Vice President and Chief Economist of The Conference Board, the world's leading research and business membership organization. Ms. Fosler directs The Conference Board's highly-regarded Economics Research Program and leads The Conference Board organization outside the United States. The Conference Board conducts research, council and conference programs throughout the world and has most recently established a research center in Beijing, China. The Wall Street Journal has twice named Fosler America's most accurate economic forecaster. She is currently a Director of Baxter International and Caterpillar Incorporated. She has served as a former Director of the Unisys Corporation, H.B. Fuller Company, DBS Holdings (a Singapore company) and as a former Trustee for John Hancock Mutual Funds. Fosler chairs the Board of Directors of the Deschner Corporation, a family owned, hydraulic feed-control business in Santa Ana, California Santa Ana is the most populous city in Orange County, California and is the county seat. It lies approximately 10 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean, on the largely seasonal Santa Ana River. . Ms. Fosler is also a Director of the National Bureau of Economic Research The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) is a "private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization" dedicated to studying the science and empirics of economics, especially the American economy.  and a Trustee of The Economic Club of New York. Fosler has also served on the Advisory Panel to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York The Bank of New York, abbrieviated to BNY, was a global financial services company that existed until its merger with the Mellon Financial Corporation on July 2, 2007.[1] The bank now continues under the new name of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. , and is currently a member of The Council on Foreign Relations The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is an influential and independent, nonpartisan foreign policy membership organization founded in 1921 and based at 58 East 68th Street (corner Park Avenue) in New York City, with an additional office in Washington, D.C.  and the Bretton Woods Committee.

Richard D. Segal Richard D. Segal is an American businessman and art collector, who has built the Seavest Collection of Contemporary Realism. It includes paintings by Don Eddy, Robert Longo, Alice Neel, Philip Pearlstein, James Rosenquist and many other artists.  founded Seavest Inc. in 1980 and serves as its President and Chief Executive Officer. He has over 25 years of experience in commercial real estate and venture capital markets. He is a member of the Board of Directors of SchoolNet Inc., Wireless Generation Inc., Enablearning Inc., and Chairman of the Board of Nat Nast Inc. He is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Rye Country Day School Rye Country Day School, or RCDS, is a co-educational, college preparatory school in Rye, New York, in the United States. History
In 1869, The Seminary was purchased by the Misses Harriet and Mary Stowe, two members of the faculty.
 as well as President of the A.L. Mailman Family Foundation. He is a Trustee of the Montefiore Medical Center Montefiore Medical Center, in the Bronx, New York, is the university hospital of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. The hospital, named after Moses Montefiore, is one of the 50 largest employers in New York State [1]. , The Hole-in-the-Wall Foundation, Publicolor and Nova Southeastern University History
Originally named Nova University of Advanced Technology,[7] the university was chartered by the state of Florida in 1964[8][9] as a graduate institution in the physical and social sciences.
. He serves on the advisory board of the Nasher Museum of Art The Nasher Museum of Art is the art museum of Duke University, and is located on Duke's campus in Durham, North Carolina, USA. The $24 million museum was designed by architect Rafael Viñoly, and opened on October 2, 2005. The first year after opening drew almost 100,000 visitors.  at Duke University and the Milstein Family Heart Center at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He earned his B.A. degree from Wesleyan University where he graduated cum laude with honors in English.

Dr. Jim Walker is a Managing Director at Asianomics Inc., an economic research firm based in Hong Kong. Formerly, he was CLSA's Chief Economist based in Hong Kong. He joined CLSA in late 1991. Prior to coming to Asia, he worked in his native Scotland as a research fellow at the Fraser of Allander Institute for Research on the Scottish Economy and then at The Royal Bank of Scotland's Edinburgh headquarters. In the latter post, he was responsible for the bank's coverage of the oil industry and the U.S. economy. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree and a Doctorate in economics from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. In the November 2004 Asiamoney stockbrokers poll, for the eleventh year in a row, he was voted best regional economist.

About Atlas Capital Management

Atlas Capital Management, LLC (and its affiliates) is an international and emerging markets investment firm. Atlas Capital was founded by Rogerio Chequer, David Chon and Harry Krensky. The firm is headquartered outside of New York City in White Plains, NY. The firm has international offices in Mexico and one planned for Singapore in the first quarter of this year. Since its founding, the firm has offered total return strategies to sophisticated high net worth and institutional clients. Atlas currently manages global and emerging market multi-asset class hedge funds and emerging markets private equity funds.
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