Gravitas, a leading co-sourcing platform and consultant for technology, research and risk solutions to the alternative investment and financial services industries, has expanded into the Midwest with the formation of "Gravitas Chicago." Gravitas Chicago, an initial joint venture with long-standing technology integration partner Apogee Strategies, will provide Chicago and Midwest region clients with the full suite of Gravitas' services, including a local network operating center and onsite support. The office is Gravitas' fifth location, following the company's headquarters in New York and operations in Greenwich, Conn.; Mumbai; and Ahmedabad, India.

Gravitas provides business consulting services, systems integration and support, risk analysis, investment research support and software development to investment management firms.

Apogee Strategies offers advanced technical and development solutions in information technology, systems and software for business.

-Kathy Lynch