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Our Team

Investment Committee

Victor Linell and Benjamin Bloomstone are the Fund’s portfolio managers and are equally responsible for the day-to-day management of the Fund’s portfolio. Investment decisions must be approved by the Adviser’s Investment Committee which includes Messrs. Linell and Bloomstone as well as Neil Kuttner, a member of the Board and the Chief Operating Officer of the Adviser. The Operations Team may veto investment decisions on the grounds of operational concerns only. Messrs. Linell, Bloomstone and Kuttner have served on the Adviser’s Investment Committee, since the Fund’s inception on February 1, 2015.

Investment Team
Victor Linell – Portfolio Manager

Victor Linell is a Managing Member of Cross Shore and shares responsibility for research and the overall investment process with Mr. Bloomstone. Mr. Linell worked in the financial services industry for 24 years before forming Cross Shore in November 2002. From 1987 until 2002, he was a principal at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., Inc. (“Bernstein”), where he was responsible for institutional equity research sales for many of Bernstein’s largest accounts, including Fidelity Management and Research Co., Wellington Management Co., Massachusetts Financial Services Inc. and State Street Research and Management Co. Prior to joining Bernstein, Mr. Linell was a Vice President and financial advisor with Shearson Lehman American Express. He started his career at Price Waterhouse, where he was a CPA in the audit and tax division. Mr. Linell received his B.S. in accounting from the University of Maryland.

Benjamin Bloomstone – Portfolio Manager

Benjamin Bloomstone is a Managing Member of Cross Shore and shares responsibility for research and the overall investment process with Mr. Linell. Mr. Bloomstone worked in the financial services industry for 24 years before joining Cross Shore in March 2003. From 1989 until 2003, he was a Managing Director and equity product manager at Credit Suisse First Boston, where he was responsible for institutional equity research sales in the Boston area. Prior to joining Credit Suisse First Boston, Mr. Bloomstone was a principal with Bernstein in the institutional sales area. He started his career at Price Waterhouse, where he was a CPA in the audit and tax division. Mr. Bloomstone received his B.S. in accounting from the State University of New York at Albany.

Steve Togher – Director of Research

Steve Togher joined Cross Shore in September 2014 as Director of Research.  Prior to joining Cross Shore, Mr. Togher had over 16 years of experience in the field of alternative investments, where he has had direct responsibility for portfolio management, risk management, manager due diligence and operations.  Before joining Cross Shore, Mr. Togher was the Director of Research and Co-Chair of the Investment Committee for 6800 Capital, an alternative investment advisor specializing in multi-manager funds.  At 6800, he oversaw manager due diligence and product development.  Before his work at 6800 Capital, he was a Managing Director at Fortigent, LLC, where he oversaw their alternative investment platform and the use of hedge fund and other non-traditional investments in client portfolios.  He was responsible for manager search and selection, research and analysis, ongoing due diligence and risk management.  In addition, he chaired the firm’s Portfolio Management Oversight Committee.  Mr. Togher earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Information Systems and an MBA (Finance) from Bernard Baruch College, where he also served as an Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of Mathematics. He holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation.  Mr. Togher was made a Partner at Cross Shore in January 2017.

Operations Team
Neil Kuttner – Chief Operations Officer

Neil Kuttner is a Managing Member of Cross Shore and serves as Chief Operations Officer, with responsibility for finance and operations. Mr. Kuttner worked in the financial services industry for 24 years before forming Cross Shore in November 2002. From 1982 through 2001, he was employed by Bernstein as a principal, holding positions of Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. After the sale of Bernstein to Alliance Capital in 2000, he worked on a number of special assignments for the combined company as well as teaching tax planning at Lehman College. Mr. Kuttner began his career at Coopers and Lybrand as a CPA and supervising auditor. Mr. Kuttner earned a B.A. in economics from City College of New York and a masters degree in business administration from the Wharton School.

Disclosures

The Cross Shore Discovery Fund is distributed by Ultimus Fund Distributors, LLC (Member FINRA). You may research the Distributor, Ultimus Fund Distributors, LLC using FINRA’s BrokerCheck at: http://brokercheck.finra.org/

Investors should carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the Cross Shore Discovery Fund. This and other important information about the Fund is contained in the prospectus, which can be obtained at www.crossshorefunds.com or by calling 844-300-7828. The prospectus should be read carefully before investing. 

An investment in the Fund is speculative, involves significant risk and is not suitable for all investors. It is possible that you may lose some or all of your investment and attempts by the Fund to manage the risks of investing in underlying funds does not imply that your investment in the Fund is low risk or without risk. An investment in the Fund is not suitable for you if you need access to the money you invest. You may not have access to the money you invest for an indefinite period of time and you should not expect to be able to sell your Shares regardless of how your investment in the Fund performs. Because you may not be able to sell your Shares, you will not be able to reduce your investment exposure to the Fund on any market downturn. Please carefully read the Risks disclosure in the Prospectus.

Market Risk. The success of the Fund’s activities may be affected by political, regulatory, and social developments, and general economic and market conditions including interest rates, the availability of credit, inflation rates, economic uncertainty, changes in laws, pandemics or epidemics, natural or environmental disasters, terrorism, trade disputes and national and international political circumstances. These factors may lead to instability in world economies and markets generally and may affect the volatility, value and liquidity of the Fund’s investments. Unexpected volatility or illiquidity could impair the Fund’s ability to carry out its business.

Fund of Funds Structure Risk. The Fund is a continuously offered closed-end fund that operates as a fund of hedge funds. Generally, the “Portfolio Funds” the Fund invests in are not registered as investment companies under the 1940 Act. Accordingly, the Fund will not have the benefit of protections afforded by the 1940 Act to investors in registered investment companies.

Liquidity Risk. An investment in the Fund is highly illiquid. A shareholder does not have the right to require the Fund to redeem or repurchase Institutional Shares and Institutional Shares are subject to substantial restrictions on transferability. There is currently no market for Institutional Shares, and it is not contemplated that one will develop.

Options Risk. The price of an Index option can be highly volatile and is dictated by a variety of factors including the value of the Index, the Strike Price, the time remaining until the expiration date of the option and the volatility of the Index. There is no guarantee that an investment manager will be able to accurately forecast the effect of these factors on the price of an Index option. A small investment in an Index option may have a large impact on the performance of a Portfolio Fund as an Index option may result in losses in excess of amounts invested.

Short Selling Risk. The sale of a borrowed security, if uncovered, may result in a loss if the price of the borrowed security increases after the sale. Losses on short sales are theoretically unlimited.

Before making an investment decision, you or your adviser should consider factors such as net worth, income, age, risk tolerance and liquidity needs in evaluating whether the Fund is a suitable investment for you. Short-term investors and investors who cannot bear the loss of some or all of their investment or the risks associated with the limited liquidity of an investment in the Fund should not invest in the Fund.

The information on this Website is not an offer to sell or solicitation of an offer to buy an interest in any investment fund or for the provision of any investment management or advisory services. The information on this website is intended for informational purposes only. An offering can only be made by delivery of the Prospectus to “Eligible Investors” as defined in the Prospectus. Cross Shore Capital Management, LLC and its affiliates do not offer legal, accounting or tax advice.

Additional information about the Fund’s quarterly holdings is available upon request.

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Past Performance does not guarantee future results. Cross Shore Capital Management, LLC is the advisor to the Cross Shore Discovery Fund..