Thursday, January 24, 2008
Ziegler Capital Names CFO
News summary by MFWire's editors
Ziegler Capital Management
, the Chicago-based investment adviser to the North Track
family of mutual funds, has hired Todd Krause
as chief financial officer. Krause was previously at ABN AMRO LaSalle Bank
, serving as fund administrator to structured products, alternative investments and hedge funds. Earlier, he was a fund administrator to hedge funds, fund management companies and broker-dealers at Trident Financial Services.
Company Press Release
CHICAGO, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Ziegler Capital Management, LLC, the
asset management arm of The Ziegler Companies, Inc., announced today that
Todd A. Krause, CPA, has joined the firm as its Chief Financial Officer. In
this role, Mr. Krause will be responsible for the financial and operational
areas of Ziegler Capital Management, LLC and serve as the CFO for the North
Track Funds and the Ziegler Exchange Traded Trust*.
Recently as a senior manager and prior to joining Ziegler, Mr. Krause
was fund administrator to structured products, alternative investments
products and hedge funds for ABN AMRO LaSalle Bank, NA, and emerging fund
administrator to 90 hedge funds, fund management companies and
broker-dealers for Trident Financial Services, LLC in Chicago. Mr. Krause,
a certified public accountant, received his Master of Science in
Accountancy and Master of Business Administration in Finance from DePaul
University, Chicago, and undergraduate degree from Marquette University,
Milwaukee. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public
Accountants and the Illinois CPA Society.
"We are pleased to welcome Todd to our team. His vast experience,
business expertise and leadership talents will prove valuable to the
success of Ziegler's institutional products and services," said Brian
Andrew, President of Ziegler Capital Management, LLC.
Mr. Krause notes "Ziegler is a boutique firm managing some of the more
innovative and unique strategies in the marketplace in a variety of asset
classes. From mutual funds to separately managed accounts to private equity
-- there is so much opportunity here. I am thrilled to be a part of this
very bright and motivated team."
About Ziegler Capital Management, LLC:
Ziegler Capital Management, LLC sponsors the North Track family of
mutual funds and provides separate account management for individuals,
corporations, foundations and endowments. Total assets under management are
approximately $3.8 billion.
* Prospective purchasers should consider the investment objectives,
risks, charges and expenses of the investment company carefully before
investing. The prospectus contains this and other important information
about the Funds or Trust. A prospectus may be obtained from you investment
consultant, or by calling Ziegler Exchange Traded Trust at 1-888-798-TECH
(8324), or the North Track Funds at 1-800-826-4600. The prospectus should
be read carefully before investing.
The Ziegler Companies, Inc. (Pink Sheets: ZGCO) is a growth-oriented
boutique investment banking and investment services firm with a primary
focus in the healthcare, senior living and church and school sectors.
Operations encompass capital markets (capital advisory services, bond
underwriting, mortgage banking, institutional sales and trading) wealth
management, including asset management and investment services, and
Nationally, Ziegler Capital Markets is ranked as one of the leading
investment banking firms for not-for-profit healthcare and senior living
organizations, as well as religious institutions and schools.
Ziegler Wealth Management (retail brokerage) encompasses investment and
consulting services for individuals, families, business owners and
institutions. It operates a network of financial advisors throughout the
Ziegler's alternative investing activities include raising and
deploying capital through private investment funds with investment
objectives related to the real estate, services and technology sectors of
the healthcare and senior living industries.
Armie Margaret Lee
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