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24 Jan 2007

Silver Creek Hedge Fund Hires New Director

Silver Creek Capital Management LLC, a leading manager of funds of hedge funds with approximately $6.5 billion in assets under management, today announced that Steven H. Bloom, founder and Managing Partner of Sagamore Hill Capital Management LP, has joined the firm as Senior Managing Director.

In this role, Mr. Bloom will oversee Silver Creek’s Early Advantage Fund, a multi-manager fund that invests in emerging hedge fund managers, and will assist with all aspects of the firm’s investment process. Based in Silver Creek’s New York office, Mr. Bloom will also be a senior member of the firm’s investment committee.

“We are very excited to bring someone of Steve’s caliber on to our investment team,” said Eric E. Dillon, co-Founder and Managing Member of Silver Creek. “We look forward to leveraging Steve’s deep industry knowledge and broad experience to identify uniquely promising emerging hedge fund managers.”

Mr. Bloom has extensive experience in hedge fund management. He was the founder and CEO of Sagamore Hill Capital Management LP, previously a multi-billion dollar multi-strategy global hedge fund, where he was the head portfolio manager, responsible for overall fund management and the development of numerous fundamental and arbitrage investment strategies.

Silver Creek is a fund of hedge funds management firm with offices in Seattle and New York, whose team has been managing funds since 1994. Silver Creek manages a variety of multi-manager investment products designed to deliver superior, risk-adjusted, absolute returns.

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