Alpha FMC Expands Senior Leadership to Support US Business Growth

      Alpha FMC Expands Senior Leadership to Support US Business Growth

Global leader in asset management consulting announces key step in the
development of their US business

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, June 9, 2014

NEW YORK, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Alpha is pleased to announce that the
firm has added three senior leaders to its New York office. The growth of the
US Senior Leadership team reflects Alpha's plans for the rapid expansion of
its US business.

The three new hires – Paul Quirk, Michael Talbot and Joe Morant - will work
alongside EVP Jane Conway to bolster Alpha's US service offering, and extend
coverage for Alpha's global clients.

Paul Quirk brings substantial experience in Front Office Technology, and adds
a very strong network with both New York and global Asset Managers. Quirk
joins Alpha from Liquid Hub, and previously owned his own successful
consulting business.

Michael Talbot and Joe Morant both join Alpha from Navigant Consulting (NCI),
where they co-led Navigant's Asset Management consulting practice.

Talbot has over 25 years of consulting experience to the Financial Services
Industry. Throughout his career, Talbot has advised clients on a broad range
of operational, technology and transformation engagements, including
technology evaluations and implementations, operational improvement, and
governance compliance framework development.

Morant brings over 20 years of experience in the asset management industry
where he held key leadership roles at service providers, advisory firms and at
Asset Managers including Nuveen, Bank of New York Mellon and Old Mutual, in
the US and in Europe.

Since its inception 10 years ago, Alpha has grown rapidly, and is the leading
consulting firm to the asset management industry with over 80 employees and 45
associates currently supporting clients in 10 countries.

Commenting on the appointments, Global CEO Euan Fraser said, "Alpha is already
recognised as the leading asset management consultancy in Europe. The addition
of Paul, Michael and Joe into our US leadership team will drive our ambition
to create the world's leading asset management consultancy, and provide a
stand-out service offering to all our global clients."

Notes to Editors

About Alpha Financial Markets Consulting

Alpha FMC is a leading global provider of consulting services to asset and
wealth managers and the companies that service them.Alpha FMC has offices in
the UK, Luxembourg, France and the USA and provides the following services to
its clients:

  oConsulting - undertaking fact-based consulting, system selection and
    provider selection, drawing in many cases on the extensive benchmark data
    collected as part of our benchmarking studies
  oImplementation – undertaking programme & project management for major
    change initiatives including fund migrations, M&A and system
  oBenchmarking – providing a range of market leading benchmarking studies –
    e.g. Investment Operations, Transfer Agency, Product Development, Front
    Office and Support Functions
  oOutsourcing – leading major operations and IT outsourcing deals
  oContracting - providing contractors with independent verification of their
    performance and track record under a separate brand: Omega Contracts

In October 2013, Alpha took a Private Equity Investment from Baird Capital.

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Contact: Elizabeth Macneal, Alpha FMC Marketing Department, Alpha Financial
Markets Consulting, Tel (UK): +44 (0)20 7796 9300, Tel (US): + 1 212 519 9819,
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