Daniel Strachman

Daniel Strachman

Formal First Name
1971 - present

Daniel Strachman is a Managing Director of A&C Advisors, a boutique strategic consulting firm focused on the investment management industry. A financial services expert with more than 20 years of Wall Street experience, Daniel has become a recognized authority in all aspects of the investment management industry including corporate governance, fund structuring, product development, operations, fund administration, marketing and distribution. Throughout his career, he has worked in hedge fund and mutual fund product development and marketing as well as institutional brokerage. He is also an expert in all aspects of retail and institutional distribution for both traditional and alternative investment products and services. Daniel’s articles have appeared in The Financial Times, The Boston Globe, Interview Magazine, The New York Post and American Banker. He has appeared on CNBC, Bloomberg, National Public Radio and the BBC.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Daniel has extensive experience developing, leading and implementing strategy, marketing, product, business development and operations teams.

  • He has provided consulting services to companies around the world to help make their organizations expand and prosper in both good and bad economic times.

  • He is the Co-Founder of the educational web-porta;, the online community Operations for Alternatives, and  The Investment Management Due Diligence Association.

  • He is a registered Director under the Directors Registration and Licensing Law, 2014 of the Cayman Islands.

  • He worked at firms including Cantor Fitzgerald & Company, Morgan Stanley & Company, Orbitex Group of Funds and Apex Fund Services.

  • He is formerly an Adjunct Professor at Rutgers University Business School where he taught graduate level courses on corporate finance and investment analysis.

  • He also taught at New York University's School of Continuing Education and has lectured at the New York Society of Security Analysts.

  • He also served as an expert witness in a number of investment management litigation cases focused on fund marketing, redemption policies and structuring.

  • A published author of nine books on investment strategy, the hedge fund industry, and investment management , Daniel’s books have been translated into Japanese, Chinese and Korean.

Daniel Strachman's Publications

  • The Fundamentals of Hedge Fund Management “First Edition” (Wiley 2007)

  • The Fundamentals of Hedge Fund Management “Second Edition” (Wiley 2012)

  • Getting Started in Hedge Funds “First Edition” (Wiley 2000)

  • Getting Started in Hedge Funds “Second Edition” (Wiley 2005)

  • Getting Started in Hedge Funds “Third Edition” (Wiley 2010)

  • The Long and Short of Hedge Fund (Wiley 2008)

  • Essential Stock Picking Strategies (Wiley 2002)

  • Julian Robertson: A Tiger in the Land of Bulls and Bears (Wiley 2004)

Daniel Strachman's Organizations

  • Independent Trustee, Arca U.S. Treasury Fund

  • Founding Board Member, IMDDA

  • Co-Founder,

  • Trustee, Chapel Hill - Chauncy Hall School

  • Sauce Guy, Danny Boy's Barbeque Sauce

  • Advisory Board Member, Harvest Exchange Corp.

  • Advisor, The Glimpse Group