tru Independence Welcomes First Fund of Hedge Funds to Platform

By August 25, 2015News, Press Releases

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Fort Rock Asset Management, LLC has become the first fund of hedge funds to join the tru Independence community. The SEC-registered investment advisor will utilize tru Independence’s cloud-based technology platform to create service and operational efficiencies which will assist the firm in accelerating its growth.

“Our expertise, scale and relationships enable us to support the long-term maturity and expansion of both wealth management and investment advisory businesses in all stages of development,” said Craig Stuvland, president and chief executive officer of tru Independence. “We look forward to working with Fort Rock to assist in accelerating growth and meeting its business objectives.”

Portland-based Fort Rock was established in 1991 and provides innovative alternative investment solutions that seek to preserve capital and manage risk over full market cycles. The firm offers access to hedge fund strategies that focus on equity long/short managers and liquid strategies tracking managed futures and currency managers.

“tru Independence, as a robust, cost-effective technology platform, enables us to access data from any location through an efficient process, allowing for greater mobility, which is so important in today’s fast paced, global marketplace,” said Jonathan Gane, CEO of Fort Rock Asset Management. “Our firm is entering an exciting period of growth, and partnering with tru Independence allows us to streamline our operations to help facilitate that.”

About tru Independence

Through uncompromising investment in people and technology, tru Independence delivers a premier consulting and services platform for wealth management firms seeking independence. The firm diligently focuses on and invests in three core disciplines—investment consulting, business consulting and new business development.

To deliver unrivalled excellence, tru Independence leverages key relationships by outsourcing to the best providers and platforms. The company’s consultative process is defined by simplicity, clarity and transparency, grounded on the belief that its partners can best control their future by owning the equity of their firms. Drawing upon decades of industry experience, tru Independence is committed to ensuring that its partners maximize their enterprise value. For more information, please call (971) 371-3444 or visit us at

About Fort Rock Asset Management, LLC

Founded in 1991, Fort Rock Asset Management, LLC (“Fort Rock”) is an independent, privately-held investment manager located in Portland, Oregon. Fort Rock is a veteran alternative investment solutions provider with a 24-year track record of outperformance, portfolio differentiation and capital preservation. For more information, please visit us at

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