Our Partners

Strategic Partners

IVP Capital LLC

IVP Capital LLC is a SEC registered firm specializing in raising assets for a select group of alternative investment managers. Team of three with over 75 years of combined international experience and success in the financial industry. IVP is an established niche player and has a strong track record for raising money globally from different type of professional investors. A focused approach enables IVP to achieve greater success for its clients. Clients include hedge funds, long only funds, private equity and real estate funds. IVP is independent and 100% employee owned.

Teneo Partners Japan Limited

Teneo Partners Japan Limited is a Financial Instruments Business Operator, regulated by the Financial Services Agency of Japan, holding both Type 1 and Type 2 Financial Instruments Business Dealer license (Kanto Finance Bureau Registration Number 2315). Teneo Partners strives to be the premier cross border fund marketing firm for Asia. Our objective is to become a principal conduit between investors and managers throughout the world. We will represent the best asset managers globally and through our understanding of the local investors, help them match their product offerings to the needs of the investing customer segments.

Teneo Partners

ExeTrust Co., Ltd.

ExeTrust Co., Ltd ("ExeTrust") is a translation firm specializing in the securities and financial industry. We primarily translate performance reports for asset management companies and research reports on equities, interest rates, FXs, and fixed-income products (including structured products) for leading securities firms. We are also experienced in translating marketing collaterals and business proposals for investment bankers and disclosure documents for listed companies.

ExeTrust is a proud provider of the Japanese summary edition of Barron's Weekly Newspaper, "Barron's Hiroiyomi", which has a strong readership amongst local Japanese institutional and retail investors. ExeTrust also provides English transcripts of Bank of Japan's regular press conferences to our hedge fund and asset manager clients.

ExeTrust Co., Ltd

Soleil Advisory Board (SAB)

Soleil has gathered industry experts who regularly provide advice on various aspects of its business, from business operations to legal strategies, and sustainable business model to philanthropic causes including women's initiatives:

SAB Member Advisory Area
Meir Grossman Legal Strategy, Operations & Sustainable Business Model
Maria Fiorini Remirez Sustainable Business Model (Woman-Owned Business), Philanthropic Causes & Women's Initiatives
Meir-R.-Grossman Partner, Seward & Kissel LLP

Meir-R.-Grossman
Partner
Seward & Kissel LLP

Meir R. Grossman is a partner in the Investment Management Group and the Business Transactions Group. Mr. Grossman works with sponsors and managers of private investment funds on a wide variety of formation, structuring and transactional matters including structuring and negotiating seed and other forms of strategic investments. His practice concentrates on hedge fund M&A and private equity transactions, and he regularly advises investment management firms and their principals on acquisitions and restructurings of investment management firms and lift-out restructurings of proprietary trading desks into independent investment management firms. Mr. Grossman also represents a number of fund sponsors in the formation, development and structuring of private equity, venture capital and opportunity funds as well as their capital raising activities, negotiations of side letters with

major investors, and the management of their portfolio companies. His experience also includes negotiating financial, accounting and technology outsourcing transactions, complex partnership and operating agreements, joint venture transactions, as well as employment and consulting agreements and various other forms of commercial arrangements. Mr. Grossman received a B.A. from Brooklyn College in 1998, and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 2001. He is admitted to practice in New York and is a member of the New York City Bar Association.

Meir-R.-Grossman Partner, Seward & Kissel LLP

Maria Fiorini Ramirez
President & Chief Executive Officer
Maria Fiorini Ramirez, Inc.

Maria has enjoyed an almost five-decade career in the financial industry, mostly as an economist. She is President & Chief Executive Officer of Maria Fiorini Ramirez, Inc., (MFR) an independent global economic and financial consulting firm formed in August 1992. MFR's advice is highly sought by some of the largest institutions in the world. Maria herself is a frequent speaker at U.S. and international forums and a guest on various media outlets.

Before starting her own firm, Maria's career included positions at CIT, American Express. Lavoro Bank, AG Becker Paribas, Merrill Lynch, and Drexel Burnham Lambert. At Drexel, Maria was the first woman Managing Director and held the position of Chief Money Market Economist. After Drexel shut down she founded MFR. Maria is also the owner of MFR Securities, Inc., the Broker Dealer subsidiary of MFR. MFR Securities is a certified Woman-Owned Minority Broker Dealer. It participates in underwritings of equity and debt securities, and executes fixed income product transactions for its many institutional clients.

Maria has served as a Director of several banks and investment firms during the last three decades. These include both public and private companies in the United States and Europe. She is currently on the Board of Metropolitan Commercial Bank and Security Mutual Life, both in New York, and also serves on the Investment Policy committee of Edward Jones & Co. in St Louis, Missouri.

In the not-for-profit sector, Maria is on the Board of Brooklyn Hospital, and for several years was on the board of The Brooklyn Community Foundation, Lupus Research Foundation and the More Project in Brazil. In recognition of her contributions to education, mentoring, healthcare and cultural endeavors, Maria has received awards including from The Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation, The Italian Welfare Fund, The Women's Bond Club, Tiro a Segno, Fullbright Metro International, YWCA Women of Distinction, and the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. Maria is also a Founding member of 100 Women in Hedge Funds, and Co-Founder of the Financial Policy Council.

Maria graduated from Pace University, for which she served as a Trustee for many years and was honored as a distinguished alumna of the Pace University Lubin School of Business, which is the highest accolade granted to a graduate of the school.