Somerset Capital, a London-based private market advisory firm focused on the family office market, has hired Jill Hodges as a partner to lead its hedge fund practice.
Hodges is an experienced hedge fund marketer with a background at Ecofin, Henderson and Credit Suisse, where she worked with Somerset’s founder in the 1990s.
Hodges says: “I am thrilled to be joining Somerset Capital at an important time in the company’s growth. Somerset Capital has an excellent reputation for originating top private equity investment opportunities, both funds and directs, for our network of international family offices and I’m looking forward to building on that in more liquid investment strategies.”
James Miller, managing director, adds: “I am delighted to welcome Jill to the Somerset Capital team. The family office investors that we have business relationships with are interested both in private equity and hedge funds and Jill’s appointment provides us with the capacity and expertise to take our approach into complimentary areas of the alternative investment spectrum.”