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20 Jun 2007

Hedge Fund Citadel Licensed to Operate in Bermuda

Hedge fund Citadel Solutions LLC announced today that the Bermuda Monetary Authority has approved their new branch, making Citadel Solutions Bermuda Ltd. the first company licensed by the BMA to provide administration services to hedge funds.

Effective immediately, Citadel Solutions Bermuda Ltd. will provide middle office and fund administration services to hedge funds as part of the global Citadel Solutions team. It will operate as the headquarters for the firm’s offshore administration platform, servicing the needs of clients domiciled across Europe, Asia and other non U.S. locations.

Robin Bedford has been named Director of the Bermuda branch and will be responsible for leading the operation. He joined Citadel Solutions earlier this month and brings with him nearly a decade of hedge fund administration experience. Most recently, he was President of Dundee Leeds. Mr. Bedford commented, “Citadel Solutions has demonstrated commitment and dedication to become a premium provider of administration solutions. I am delighted to be part of this team.”

John Buckley, President of Citadel Solutions LLC said: “Approval by the BMA is an important step in the further development of our activities. With the addition of Robin to our leadership team, we are well-positioned to become a leader in offshore fund administration. Robin and the Citadel Solutions Bermuda team build upon our unique service offering, the delivery of Operational Alpha to our clients.”

Citadel Solutions LLC is a subsidiary of Citadel Investment Group launched in 2007. The firm brings together experts in hedge fund operations, financial control and technology to offer hedge fund administrative services.