MGI is a family office with significant hedge fund and real estate exposure. In 2023 Marcel co-founded Fund of Funds Swaen Melis Fund (SMF) with Cliff Go at Swaen Capital. Besides that MGI is a third party marketing firm which specialises in the alternative investment arena with a particular focus on hedge funds. All MGI distribution fees are invested in funds. Our CEO Marcel Melis is knowledgeable about the hedge fund industry and has a history of success.
MGI acts as an independent liaison between investors and best in class fund managers. We work with a network of over 3000 investors who are mainly located across Europe, USA, Asia and the Middle East. We work with pension funds, insurance companies, banks, wealth managers, fund of funds, family offices, foundations, consultants and HNWI. We are selective with the hedge funds that we are adding to our platform and only work with about 20 managers. Our focus is to assist our investors to identify high quality funds that match their searches and assist managers growing their assets under management. With our global network, including partner consultants, we are well positioned to assist both investors and hedge fund managers across the globe. Our managers and investors appreciate that our Family Office also invest its own money.
We raised about $1 billion for about 20 funds since our start in 2010.
MGI is licensed by the Netherlands Authority for Financial Markets (AFM) and is supervised by the AFM and DNB and registered across Europe. In the U.S.A., securities are offered through our business partner Young America Capital, LLC, , a broker-dealer registered with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”).