S&P Capital IQ and New Legacy Group Recognize the Best Global Emerging Managers

    S&P Capital IQ and New Legacy Group Recognize the Best Global Emerging
                                   Managers

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, March 15, 2013

NEW YORK, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Capital IQ and New Legacy Group
announced that they will host the first annual Global Emerging Manager Awards
(GEMA) on Monday, March 18, 2013 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
This event will be held to honor those who have distinguished themselves among
their peers in the areas of best practice processes, business building and
fund performance.

The event will begin at 4:30pm with two panels, "Identifying Rising Stars,"
featuring Davis Marcus, Chief Investment Officer at Julliard, Justin Nixon of
DUMAC, Simon Ruddick, Co-Founder & CEO of Albourne, and moderated by Adam
Geiger, President and CIO of New Legacy Group; as well as "Managing
Operational Risk and Infrastructure in a Lean Environment," featuring Michael
Garvey, Executive Director at J.P. Morgan Alternative Asset Management, Inc.,
David Gulkowitz, Managing Director and Head of Operations at Hutchin Hill
Capital, Michael Montague, COO of James Alpha Management, Peter Seuffert,
Managing Director of Amber Partners, and moderated by Michael Patanella, Audit
Partner and US Asset Management Sector Leader at Grant Thornton LLP.

The awards dinner will also feature a philanthropy discussion titled, "Give
Smart: Conversations with Tom Tierney," with renowned philanthropists Justin
Rockefeller, Spencer Robertson, and Irene Pritzker. Mr. Tierney is the
co-founder and CEO of Bridgespan and the co-author of Give Smart: Philanthropy
that Gets Results. Gregory Zuckerman, senior reporter for the Wall Street
Journal,  will offer welcome remarks.

The finalists for the awards represent hedge funds located in 14 different
cities spanning over seven countries and four continents.

For more information please email or call the office of Joseph Weilgus, CEO,
New Legacy Group at jweilgus@newlegacy.com or 212-616-8022, or Jay Zachter,
Managing Director, S&P Capital IQ at jzachter@spcapitaliq.com or 212-438-8689.

About S&P Capital IQ:

S&P Capital IQ, a business line of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), is a
leading provider of multi-asset class and real time data, research and
analytics to institutional investors, investment and commercial banks,
investment advisors and wealth managers, corporations and universities around
the world. Evaluated pricing is prepared by Standard & Poor's Securities
Evaluations, Inc., a part of S&P Capital IQ and a registered investment
adviser with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

S&P Capital IQ provides a broad suite of capabilities designed to help track
performance, generate alpha, and identify new trading and investment ideas,
and perform risk analysis and mitigation strategies. Through leading desktop
solutions such as the S&P Capital IQ, Global Credit Portal and MarketScope
Advisor desktops; enterprise solutions such as S&P Capital IQ Valuations, and
Compustat; and research offerings, including Leveraged Commentary & Data,
Global Markets Intelligence, and company and funds research, S&P Capital IQ
sharpens financial intelligence into the wisdom today's investors need. For
more information visit: www.spcapitaliq.com.

About New Legacy Group, LLC:

New Legacy Group, LLC is a Registered Investment Advisor that provides
sophisticated and unbiased global investment management products and services
to families of substantial wealth, endowments, foundations, pension funds and
other institutional investors that seek superior risk-adjusted returns. For
more information, please visit www.newlegacy.com.

Media Contact: Marc Eiger, 212-438-1280, marc_eiger@spcapitaliq.com



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