FS Associates, Inc.

FS Associates, Inc., www.fsassociates.com, is a specialist international financial services consultancy focused on the money management industry. The company was established by Fernand Schoppig in 1988 and is located in New Jersey, USA. FS Associates provides an array of specialist consultancy services to the global investment management community directly and through an extensive associated network.

FS Associates primary activities encompasses four areas:

  • Traditional investment consulting and advisory services - FS Associates has built an extensive proprietory database of US and European investment management companies encompassing the traditional asset classes. Investment managers are identified according to a sophisticated due diligence process incorporating both quantitative and qualitative screens.

  • Investment consulting and advisory services for alternative assets classes - FS Associates through its affiliate Veritas Investment Research and alliance with Solomon Global Capital, offers access to analytical expertise in the non-traditional investment management area. Veritas Investment Research focuses on the analysis and assessment of hedge funds and hedge fund of funds while Solomon Global Capital is a specialist in researching private equity funds.

  • Formulation and execution of marketing and sales strategies.

  • Business consulting to the money management industry - FS Associates has significant expertise in the formulation, development and implementation of cross broader strategies for the money management industry. In this capacity FS Associates has assisted US money managers establish and develop European distribution capabilities and non-US companies enter the US market.