Global Fund Match assists global institutional investors and family offices in identifying talented managers in non-traditional & boutique managers in traditional asset classes and collaborates together to explore and analyze the potential benefit and risk impact to current portfolios.
Our Principal, Christine Gaelzer Helou, brings over a decade of experience in traditional and non-traditional asset classes including multi asset class portfolios. Our firm's approach is to be global and act local and it is a reflection of our deep understanding of the differing needs and preferences of our global clientele. We help our clients select the best long-term partners by paying attention to factors that go well beyond performance analysis. Our success is based upon acquired experience and familiarity of our clients' priorities and goals.
Global Fund Match also relies on its global expertise to advise investment management companies, hedge fund managers and private equity firms on business strategy, expansion into new markets, product development, structuring & positioning and sales & distribution.
Christine N. Gaelzer Helou, CFA, is a Managing Partner at V2V Associates and the Principal of Global Fund Match, where she assists global institutional clients and family offices in identifying notable non-traditional investment opportunities in Multi Asset, Alternatives, Commodities and Private Equity.
Most recently Mrs. Helou was a Managing Director at CoreCommodity Management, LLC, where she oversaw European and Latin American markets providing professional commodity management services to investors seeking exposure to the asset class.
Previous to joining CoreCommodity, Mrs. Helou oversaw global client portfolio management for Commodities, Quant Equities and Volatility Management at Credit Suisse where she was responsible for product development and expanding Credit Suisse's global presence in the asset class.
Prior to that role, Mrs. Helou served as the lead portfolio manager for Multi Asset Class Solutions (MACS) portfolios and mutual funds in the U.S. as well as in Switzerland. In that capacity, Mrs. Helou chaired the Asset Allocation Investment Committee in the U.S. (CIO role) and led portfolio management where she was actively involved in allocating assets and trading across various asset classes and instruments.
Mrs. Helou graduated magna cum laude with a Masters in economics and business administration from the University of Zurich, Switzerland. She is business proficient in English, German, Swiss German, French, Portuguese and Spanish. Mrs. Helou holds the Series 7, 63 and 3 licenses, is a CFA charter holder and currently serves as Chair of 100 Women in Hedge Funds’ Connecticut/Westchester Committee. Mrs. Helou is also a frequent speaker at leading industry panels.
|12/10/2015||New York, US||Presenter & Advisory Panel Member||Global Markets Summit 2015|
|12/09/2015||Connecticut, US||Panel Member/Contributor||KPMG's Annual Asset Management Executive Forum|
|12/08/2015||New York, US||Women in Finance Advisory Panel Member||2015 Women in Finance Markets Choice Awards||2015 Women in Finance Markets Choice Awards
Global Markets Summit 2015
|12/01/2015||Connecticut, US||Panel Member & Contributor||Deloitte Fairfield County Executive Women’s Leadership Forum - Female Executives in the Board Room||Topics:
• The case for increasing gender diversity in the boardroom
• Risks associated with keeping to the traditional methods of board recruitment
• Connecting qualified senior women with Corporate and Non-Profit board opportunities
|06/01/2015||New York City, Washington D.C., Austin and San Francisco, US||Developed and presented the curriculum for the Asset Management Module of Populate Wall Street||Populate Wall Street 2015|
|03/12/2015||New York, US||panelist||FTF Annual Performance Measurement Conference 2015|
|03/03/2015||Palm Beach Gardens, US||panelist||IMN's 21st Annual Alpha Hedge East Conference|
|02/19/2015||New York, US||presenter||Markets Choice Awards 2015|
|12/10/2014||Connecticut, US||member/contributor||KPMG's Annual Asset Management Executive Forum|
|11/20/2014||New York, US||panelist||Global Markets Summit 2014|
|10/14/2014||Connecticut, US||member/contributor||Deloitte Fairfield County Executive Women's Leadership Forum October 2014|
|9/22/2014||San Francisco, US||panelist||IMN's 20th Annual Alpha Hedge West Conference|
|9/17/2014||Connecticut, US||contributor||KPMG Network of Women (KNOW) - Balancing Leadership: Varied Insights Lead to High Performance|
|7/10/2014||New York, US||moderator||Markets Media Summer Trading Network 2014|
|5/7/2014||Connecticut, US||member/contributor||Deloitte LLP Fairfield County Executive Women's Leadership Forum May 2014|
|3/3/2014||Palm Beach Gardens, US||panelist||IMN's 20th Annual Alpha Hedge East Conference|
|2/20/2014||New York, US||presenter||Markets Choice Awards 2014|
|11/21/2013||New York, US||speaker||Global Markets Summit 2013|
|10/10/2013||London, UK||interview and speaker||European Trading and Investing Summit 2013|
|10/9/2013||London, UK||moderator and speaker||Terrapinn World Commodities Week 2013|
|7/10/2013||New York, US||interview and speaker||Interview Markets Media Summer Trading Network 2013|
|6/25/2013||Connecticut, US||organizer||100WHF: China and India: Today's Traditional and Alternative Investment Opportunities|
|6/4/2013||Connecticut, US||member/contributor||Deloitte LLP Women's Leadership Forum|
|5/14/2013||New York, US||speaker||Fixed Income Trading & Investing Summit 2013 "Meet the Investor" Private Luncheon|
|4/17/2013||Mexico City, Mexico||panelist||CME Group Global Commodity Investment Roundtable 2013|
|2/21/2013||New York, US||presenter||Markets Choice Awards 2013|
|11/29/2012||New York, US||panelist||Global Markets Summit 2012|
|10/08/2012||Florence, Italy||participant||Jefferies Central Bank and Sovereign Wealth Fund 2012 Conference|
|5/30/2012||New York, US||panelist||iGlobal Forum 3rd Annual Alternative Investments Summit 2012|
|12/08/2011||New York, US||participant||Index Universe 4th Annual Inside Commodities Conference|
|11/30/2011||New York, US||moderator||Global Markets Summit GMS 2011|
|6/22/2011||Chicago, US||panelist||Managed Funds Association (MFA) Forum 2011|