Weiss Multi-Strategy Advisers becomes the first major traditional financial services company to publish an NFT

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Weiss Multi-Strategy Advisers LLC (“Weiss” or the “Company”), a global asset manager founded over 40 years ago, has unveiled a new NFT (non-fungible token), marking a first for a large traditional financial company. service company. The first official Weiss NFT was deployed to the Ethereum blockchain at 6:34 p.m. ET on July 19, 2022 and can be viewed on OpenSea here.

The NFT features the firm’s founder, George Weiss, and recognizes important aspects of his personal legacy as well as the firm’s “Be Like George” philosophy. On a pixelated background that evokes the view from Mr. Weiss’ office, the Weiss NFT serves as a reminder of Mr. Weiss’ commitment to continuous innovation, ethical transparency and integrity.

“As a global manager, it’s important that we always assess trends that could reshape the way markets, businesses and businesses work,” said Jordi Visser, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Weiss. “We believe the innovation triad of crypto, blockchain and smart contracts will disrupt every aspect of how our economy works as we move towards a future built on the web3.”

Mr. Visser added, “We wanted to go beyond just reading the blockchain and going through the process of creating an NFT. It was an eye-opening exercise that taught us a lot, and we now have first-hand experience and expert knowledge in the blockchain space.

The firm’s predecessor company was started in 1978 by George Weiss. Weiss’ various offerings reflect the firm’s desire to make its alternatives expertise universally accessible to a wide range of investors, from public and corporate pension funds to endowments and foundations, financial advisors and individual investors.

Please note that the Weiss NFT is not available for purchase and is not tied to any other crypto or blockchain product from the company.

About Weiss Multi-Strategy Advisers LLC

Weiss is a global asset management firm that oversees approximately $3.2 billion on behalf of institutions, financial advisors and individual investors. Recognized as a pioneer in the market neutral space, Weiss, from its first iterations in 1978 until today, has developed a reputation for its focus on market neutral alternatives, innovative data analysis and leadership. convincingly lit.

Please visit www.gweiss.com to view important information and learn more about Weiss.

Stephen V. Lee