Francis Frecentese, Managing Director- Global Head of Hedge Fund Research, LYXOR ASSET MANAGEMENT INC.

Francis X Frecentese

Managing Director- Global Head of Hedge Fund Research

Frank Frecentese is Deputy Head of Hedge Fund Research at Lyxor Asset Management. Frank joins Lyxor from Citi Private Bank, where he was the Managing Director, Global Head of Hedge Fund Investments. In that role, he oversaw the hedge fund investments business for Citi, with particular emphasis on sourcing, diligence and monitoring of hedge fund investments for the firms advisory portfolios and placement businesses. Prior to joining Citigroup, Frank was an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley. At Morgan Stanley, he was the Head of Alternatives Research for Graystone Research, an alternative investments group that performed manager research globally on hedge funds and private equity funds, and managed bespoke advisory hedge fund portfolios for the firms ultra-high net worth clients. Prior to Graystone, Frank worked on the European Hedge Fund Desk at Goldman Sachs and practiced law with Stroock & Stroock & Lavan.

Frank holds a B.A., summa cum laude, from Fordham University, a J.D. from NYU School of Law, and an M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvanias Wharton School.