The Massachusetts Coalition of Taft-Hartley Trust Funds, Inc.


ABS Investment Management LLC (“ABS”) is an independent fund of hedge funds that began operations in the fall of 2002.  ABS specializes in the management of global and emerging market equity long/short fund of hedge fund strategies. The founding principals – Alain De Coster, Laurence Russian and Guilherme Valle – have worked together building and managing fund of hedge funds since 1994.  As of June 2012, ABS manages approximately US$3.7 billion of hedge fund assets focused on equity long/short strategies.  ABS is comprised of twenty-four employees with its headquarters in Greenwich, CT and offices in Hong Kong and Zurich.  ABS launched its first equity long/short focused fund of hedge fund portfolio on January 1, 2003 and has been a Registered Investment Advisor with the SEC since July 2003. On January 1, 2006, ABS launched an ERISA dedicated fund which is largely made up of Taft Hartley and corporate pension fund investors. The firm’s diversified equity long/short fund of hedge fund portfolios attempt to capture meaningful market upside while mitigating a portion of the downside and can serve as an appealing alternative to investing in traditional long only managers over a full market cycle.


Jon Feinberg

Michael Hattrup

Jackie Hattler


ABS Investment Management LLC

537 Steamboat Road

Greenwich, CT 06830

Office: (203) 618-3700

Fax: (203) 622-4889