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23 12 2016

CBOE chairman Bill Brodsky to step down

William J Brodsky, Susan M Phillips and R Eden Martin, among CBOE Holdings' longest serving board members, are to step down from the board upon the closing of CBOE’s acquisition of Bats Global Markets. Their resignations are conditional upon the transaction closing.CBOE Holdings and Bats have entered into a definitive agreement that provides.......

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23 12 2016

Cowen makes senior electronic trading hires

Cowen Group has made two new senior hires within the electronic trading division of Cowen & Company. Jason Oien joins as managing director and head of electronic trading services.Jennifer Hadiaris joins as managing director and head of global market structure.....

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23 12 2016

Eze Software opens Toronto office

The Toronto location marks a new chapter in Eze Software’s growth in North America, enabling the team to provide faster on-the-ground support for implementations and client operations in Canada.“As long-time technology partners to Canada’s investment management community, we’ve seen the market become more sophisticated and.......

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23 12 2016

First Names appoints MD of Singapore business

Independent trust, fund, real estate and corporate services provider First Names Group has promoted Karen O’Hanlon to managing director of its Singapore business.The appointment is effective immediately.O’Hanlon will lead the team in Singapore, continuing to build on the foundations developed over her last two years as director with.......

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23 12 2016

FundBPO opens office in Malta

Global fund administrator FundBPO has opened an office in Malta which will be headed by new hire Malcolm St John.St John has more than 15 years of fund services experience, most recently with Apex Fund Services and HSBC.The office opening follows FundBPO’s receipt of a Recognition Certificate from the Malta Financial Services Authority to act.......

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29 07 2016

ICE Benchmark Administration appoints Dame DeAnne Julius to board

ICE Benchmark Administration (IBA) has appointed Dame DeAnne Julius, a founding member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England, as a director.The appointment is effective immediately.Julius’ appointment has been approved by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and she joins the following directors on the board of IBA:.......

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29 07 2016

FlexTrade appoints Shane Remolina as director of sell-side OMS technologies

FlexTrade Systems, a specialist in multi-asset execution and order management systems, has appointed Shane Remolina as director of sell-side OMS technologies for North America.Based in the company’s headquarters in New York, Remolina will head sales and business development for FlexTrade’s sell-side OMS solutions.According to Remolina,.......

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29 07 2016

Hathersage Capital Management names Andrew Wilkoff as senior portfolio manager

Hathersage Capital Management, a global macro investment manager specialising in G10 currencies and absolute returns, has appointed veteran foreign exchange executive Andrew Wilkoff to the the newly created position of executive director and senior portfolio manager.Wilkoff, 48, will join the firm on 15 August and will report to Bill Lipschutz,.......

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29 07 2016

Investment funds lawyer Christopher Knight joins Akin Gump in Hong Kong

Investment funds lawyer Christopher Knight has joined Akin Gump as counsel in its investment management practice in the Hong Kong office.He joins the firm from the Hong Kong office of DLA Piper.Knight has extensive experience advising financial institutions, investment banks, asset managers, sponsors and investors on the establishment and.......

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14 07 2016

MainstreamBPO opens New York office

MainstreamBPO has opened a New York office for its hedge fund administration business.The new office is the group’s first in the Northern Hemisphere, adding to the existing network of offices in Australia, Singapore, and Hong Kong.MainstreamBPO chairman and managing director Byram Johnston, who will oversee the new operations, says a North.......

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14 07 2016

Pacific Fund Systems strengthens management team

Pacific Fund Systems (PFS), a provider of fund accounting and transfer agency administration software via its PFS-PAXUS application, has made two senior appointments to its European-based executive team.Kelly Ashe, who has joined the team as the sales and marketing manager for the group, is based in PFS’s new European operational headquarters.......

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01 07 2016

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek's Munich office continues to grow with Oliver Treptow

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek expands the presence at its Munich office with Dr. Oliver Treptow (40) joining the firm as Salaried Partner in the Corporate/M&A practice effective July 1, 2016.Oliver Treptow focuses on advising in Corporate/M&A and in the law governing professionals, particularly lawyers, patent lawyers, and physicians,.......

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27 05 2016

SVM’s Colin McLean elected Vice Chair of CFA Institute Board of Governors

Colin W McLean, FSIP, has been elected the new Vice Chair of the Board of Governors of CFA Institute, the global association of investment management professionals. Effective 1 September, McLean succeeds Frederic P Lebel, CFA, who becomes the newly elected Chair of the Board. The new board line-up was elected by the membership at the 69th CFA.......

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27 05 2016

Deborah Zurkow to head Alternatives group at AllianzGI

Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) CIO and Head of Infrastructure Debthas appointed Deborah Zurkow is to take on a new, broader role, becoming head of the Alternatives pillar within the firm’s global investment platform. Zurkow will join AllianzGI’s Global Executive Committee, effective 1 June 2016.As Head of Alternatives, Zurkow will.......

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27 05 2016

Dave Welling and Robert Roley named co-heads of SS&C Advent

SS&C Technologies Holdings, a provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, has named Dave Welling and Robert Roley as co-heads of SS&C Advent. Pete Hess, Senior Vice President and General Manager, will be leaving SS&C Advent at the end of June."The Advent acquisition has been positive for our clients and.......

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27 05 2016

Aqueduct Capital names Dr Pawan Chaturvedi as Head of Investments

Investment advisory and placement firm for hedge and private equity funds Aqueduct Capital Group, has appointed Dr Pawan Chaturvedi as head of investments.Chaturvedi joins Aqueduct from the UCLA Investment Company, where he was a senior investment director focused on all aspects of portfolio management and the private markets portfolio. Prior to.......

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18 03 2016

New appointments at Travers Thorp Alberga

Following the recent merger with BVI law firm, Orion Law, Cayman Islands and BVI attorneys-at-law, Travers Thorp Alberga, has appointed three new Partners and three new Associates. Lucy Nicklas, a hedge fund and private equity specialist of some 15 years standing formerly with Perpetual and offshore lawyers, Walkers and then Maples, has joined the.......

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16 02 2016

Bedell opens Luxembourg office

Fund administration specialist Bedell has strengthened its presence in European markets by opening an office in Luxembourg to provide corporate, private equity/real estate and private wealth administration services.Luxembourg offers a platform of services and structuring opportunities to investors and managers with products including a wide range.......

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16 02 2016

US Bancorp Fund Services affiliate Quintillion names Linda Gorman CEO

Quintillion Limited, the European-based affiliate of US Bancorp Fund Services, has named Linda Gorman chief executive officer (CEO). Based in Dublin, Gorman brings more than 20 years of leadership experience to support the firm’s global alternative investment services.“Quintillion and the entire US Bank organisation are committed to.......

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16 02 2016

BlueBay adds two to high yield team

Fixed income manager BlueBay Asset Management has hired Jean-Yves Guibert and Marc Kemp into the firm’s Global Leveraged Finance team.Based in London, Guibert has joined as a Senior Credit Analyst in High Yield and Kemp as an Institutional Portfolio Manager. Both appointments further strengthen BlueBay’s High Yield team,.......

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08 02 2016

First Names Group appoints Head of Asia

First Names Group is delighted to announce it has appointed Jean Pierre (JP) Koolmees as Head of its Asian operations. This key hire marks a significant milestone for the business, as it looks to build its presence throughout Asia. The appointment is effective immediately.  Holding a seat on the Group’s Management Committee, JP will.......

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02 02 2016

Jones Day to open Brisbane Office and welcomes Brett Heading as new partner

The global law firm Jones Day today announced that it will open an office in Brisbane, Queensland, the energy and resources hub of Northeast Australia, effective February 1, 2016. The Brisbane Office will initially focus on M&A, major projects, and project-related disputes, with an emphasis on the natural resources, construction, transport, and.......

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21 01 2016

First Names Group makes senior appointments in the Isle of Man

Leading global trust, fund and corporate services provider, First Names Group, is pleased to announce two senior appointments within its Isle of Man office. Former Managing Director for the Isle of Man, Gary Hepburn, will be taking on a new role as Chief Operating Officer for the Group’s Private Client service line. In turn, Client Services.......

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13 01 2016

Mario Todino joins Jones Day as competition partner in Brussels

Washington, DC – The global law firm Jones Day has announced the arrival of Mario Todino as a partner in the Antitrust & Competition Law Practice in the Firm's Brussels Office. Mr. Todino was previously a partner at Gianni, Origoni, Grippo Cappelli & Partners in Brussels. Active for more than 20 years in the field of competition law,.......

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27 11 2015

SS&C appoints seasoned CFO and entrepreneur Smita Conjeevaram to its Board of Directors

SS&C Technologies Holdings has appointed Smita Conjeevaram, an industry veteran with decades of  experience leading the operations of global financial services companies, to the firm’s Board of Directors. A CPA with ten years of experience in the Big 4, Conjeevaram is a well qualified financial expert with significant regulatory and.......

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27 11 2015

Franklin Square names Marc Yaklofsky as SVP of Corporate Development

Alternative investments specialist Franklin Square has hired Marc Yaklofsky as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development.Yaklofsky will lead business development and strategic initiatives, while further developing Franklin Square’s stakeholder communication efforts. “Marc has extensive experience in business development and.......

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27 11 2015

BCS Global Markets appoints two non-executive directors

BCS Global Markets (BCS), the international arm of BCS Financial Group, the largest broker of securities on the Moscow exchange, has appointed Bradley Duke and Alex Romer-Lee as Non-Executive Directors.As part of their role as members of the BCS UK board, both Alex and Bradley will provide additional oversight and constructively challenge and help.......

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16 11 2015

Sussex partners grows hedge funds advisory team

Sussex Partners, an independent specialist advisory firm focused on single manager hedge funds and founds of funds, has appointed Filippo Montalbano as Managing Director of the firm’s office in Zurich.Montalbano has joined from Credit Suisse Private Bank where he was one of the earliest members of the Bank’s Alternatives Investment.......

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16 11 2015

JFD Group opens new French office

Just Fair & Direct (JFD) Group, a provider of electronic trading, prime brokerage and wealth management solutions, has opened an additional international office in Sophia-Antipolis, France.“Since its inception, JFD has secured a predominant position in Europe, notably across French and German-speaking markets”, says Cyril Tabet,.......

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16 11 2015

Ali Sheikh appointed head of Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services in Asia Pacific

Northern Trust has appointed Ali Sheikh as head of Hedge Fund Services, Asia-Pacific.“With record assets of USD5.3 billion raised in Asia, the hedge fund industry continues to evolve with service demands. Northern Trust understands the challenges and is uniquely positioned to cater to industry movements.” Based in Hong Kong, Sheikh.......

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16 11 2015

DMS hires Murray McGregor as global head of structured finance

Fund governance firm DMS Offshore Investment Services (DMS) has appointed Murray McGregor as Global Head of Structured Finance, to lead the company’s structured finance team.McGregor brings over 15 years structured and asset finance experience to DMS as an independent director, manager and business developer who has worked in multiple.......

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28 10 2015

Hedge Fund General Counsel Kher Sheng Lee joins AIMA
Kher Sheng Lee has joined The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) in its Singapore office

Mr Lee joins AIMA from Azentus Capital, where he held the position of General Counsel. He will take up the position of AIMA’s Managing Director, Global Deputy Head of Government Affairs and Head of APAC Government Affairs.Mr Lee founded and chaired the peer-to-peer buyside networking group The Asian Hedge Fund Legal and Regulatory Group (also.......

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20 10 2015

First Names Group grows its corporate team

First Names Group is delighted to announce the continued expansion of its corporate and institutional service offering with the appointment of Malcolm Macleod as Head of Corporate Services in the Channel Islands. The appointment is effective immediately. This new role marks a significant milestone for the business, as it continues to build on the.......

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28 09 2015

Marie-Hélène S McAndrew joins Perella Weinberg Partners as MD

Perella Weinberg Partners has appointed Marie-Hélène S McAndrew has joined the Firm as a Managing Director in its Asset Management business. Based in New York, McAndrew will work with the Marketing and Client Services Team as a Product Specialist for the PWP Global Macro strategy.PWP Global Macro strategy is a highly liquid, global.......

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17 09 2015

Crestbridge to open new office in the Cayman Islands

Independent fund and corporate services provider Crestbridge has announced its intention to expand into the Cayman Islands in response to continued growth and client demand.  Subject to regulatory approvals from the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority, Crestbridge plans to offer a range of governance services to the international funds community.......

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27 08 2015

Renowned entrepreneurs, trade specialists join TMEA Board
East Africa entrepreneur Ali Mufuruki and former WTO Director General Pascal Lamy part of TradeMark East Africa’s 11 member board

TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) today announced the appointment a new Board of Directors. This follows successful completion of a rigorous appointment process of highly-experienced East African nationals. Chaired by Tanzanian entrepreneur Ali Mufuruki, the new Board comprises leading business and civil society professionals in East Africa. Former.......

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15 07 2015

Quad Group expands futures trading desk with key hires

Quad Group, consisting of Quad Capital Management, Quad Securities Holdings and Quad Advisors, has recently added several experienced futures traders to its growing team.The new hires are: John Curran, formerly of CaxtonPhillip Gershgorin, formerly of HetcoLaura Hunt, formerly of Graham Capital and Goldman SachsChris Kelly, former NYMEX.......

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15 07 2015

Edmond Ho joins Preqin as Chief Revenue Officer

Preqin has appointed Edmond Ho as Chief Revenue Officer. Ho also joins Preqin's Management Team and will commence his role on 27 July 2015. Ho brings with him a wealth of experience in information, data and analytics sales across EMEA, Asia and the Americas. Since 2006, he has worked for Platts, a leading provider of energy, petrochemicals, metals.......

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25 06 2015

CME Clearing Europe appoints Tina Hasenpusch as CEO

CME Clearing Europe has promoted Tina Hasenpusch to Chief Executive Officer. She will replace Lee Betsill, who will be returning to Chicago as Managing Director, Global Clearing Operations at CME Clearing.Hasenpusch previously served as Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of CME Clearing Europe, and has worked closely with Betsill in.......

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25 06 2015

Wall Street Horizon appoints Eric Soderberg as Chief Marketing Officer

Wall Street Horizon, a provider of single-stock event research data for institutional investors and traders, has appointed Eric Soderberg as its Chief Marketing Officer. Soderberg brings more than 20 years of experience building and leading the marketing and communication teams for high-profile financial information and technology companies.......

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16 06 2015

Solomon Wifa joins Willkie Farr & Gallagher

Solomon Wifa has joined Willkie Farr & Gallagher firm as a partner in then firm’s London office.Wifa, a well-established investment funds lawyer with experience across a diverse range of asset classes, has represented sponsors in the formation of, and institutional investors with respect to their investments in, global private equity,.......

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16 06 2015

Misys appoints Simon Paris as president and chief sales officer

Misys has appointed a new President and Chief Sales Officer, Simon Paris who will have respsonsibility for the entire go-to-market organisation, including sales, marketing, pre-sales and partners.Paris will use his considerable experience to deepen customer engagement and drive revenue growth for the Misys Fusion software portfolio. He will be.......

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10 06 2015

Wilshire Funds Management names Nicolas Amato MD, Head of Alternative Portfolio Management

Wilshire Funds Management has named Nicolas “Nico” Amato as managing director, head of Alternative Portfolio Management.Amato will report to Wilshire Funds Management Chief Investment Officer Josh Emanuel. Previously, he spent ten years at Dorchester Capital Advisors, a Los Angeles-based alternatives investment manager.Amato will direct.......

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12 05 2015

Crescent Capital hires Peter Mitchell as SVP of Investor Relations

Hedge fund firm Crescent Capital Group has appointed Peter Mitchell has Senior Vice President (SVP) of Investor Relations. He will be responsible for marketing Crescent’s strategies to institutional investors including public pension plans and multi-employer pension plans.Mitchell brings more than a decade of experience in the financial.......

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12 05 2015

Fifth Street Asset Management appoints Heilbrunn as MD and member of Management Committee

Fifth Street Asset Management has appointed David A Heilbrunn as a Managing Director and member of the firm's Management Committee. Heilbrunn will be responsible for driving growth across Fifth Street's businesses, specifically focusing on expanding its growing structured credit products platform, developing institutional client relationships and.......

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12 05 2015

Convergex names Kelli Annequin Chief Marketing Officer

Convergex, an agency-focused global brokerage and trading related services provider, has appointed Kelli Annequin as the firm’s new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). "As Convergex expands and we grow our service offering, Kelli's proven ability to connect with diverse financial industry businesses and their clients will be paramount,".......

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09 04 2015

Reorg Research opens London office

Reorg Research, a specialist in distressed debt research, analysis and breaking news, has expanded its operations with the opening of a London office and the addition of two senior journalists in London. These additions will allow for broader coverage of the European distressed debt, leveraged finance and restructuring industries.As part of this.......

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09 04 2015

MIK opens Boston Office

MIK Fund Solutions has opened a Boston office seed with three staff currently. The move follows a recent initiative in Asia that saw the opening of an office in Shanghai.The Boston office opens up a completely new talent pool for recruiting and hiring for MIK’s global development team. Overall, it will support the firm’s 24x7 global.......

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12 01 2015

Virtus Partners acquires Trade Settlement

Virtus Partners has acquired the business and assets of Trade Settlement, Inc (TSI), a New York-based primary and secondary loan trading settlement and documentation service provider.“We are excited about the opportunities this acquisition provides to our clients and the ever-evolving loan market,” says Kelly Faykus, Co-Founder and.......

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12 01 2015

Constellation Advisers opens San Francisco office

Constellations Advisers, a provider of accounting, compliance, operational support, and due diligence services to the investment management industry has opened a new office in San Francisco. The move reflects Constellations’ ever growing client base in the Western United States and Asia.Constellation’s San Francisco office, located at.......

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12 01 2015

BlueBay Asset Management appoints new Sales Director for Alternatives

Fixed income asset manager BlueBay Asset Management has appointed Katherine Wentrup-Estupinan as a Sales Director to support the growth of the firm’s Alternatives business.Wentrup-Estupinan is joining from Strategic Investments Group, a boutique alternative investments advisory firm, where she led the business development and investor.......

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24 11 2014

AIMA ANNOUNCES NEW COUNCIL DIRECTORS

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund industry association, has announced the appointment of two new directors to the AIMA Council, its global governing body. The two directors are Martin Pabari, Chief Operating Officer, CQS (UK) LLP, and Fiona Carpenter, Partner, EY LLP. CQS is a global multi strategy.......

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21 10 2014

Atrium appoints Scott Dwyer to lead Polish operations

Atrium European Real Estate Limited, an owner, operator and developer of shopping centres and retail real estate in Central and Eastern Europe, has appointed Scott Dwyer as chief executive of its operations in Poland.Poland is the strongest and most stable economy in the CEE and, with a portfolio of 23 Polish shopping centres and retail properties.......

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21 10 2014

Jefferies appoints wealth management team

Jefferies has hired a senior financial advisory team led by Adam Shafiroff, Laurence Shafiroff and Morgan McLanahan.The experienced team of professionals has a significant focus in the energy and real estate sectors, with particular focus on REITs and MLPs, and join Jefferies from Barclays. “As we expand Jefferies’ wealth.......

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02 10 2014

Nomura nominates two to prime finance business

Nomura has made two new hires into its prime finance business, which encompasses equity financing, prime services and Delta 1.Massimo Labella has joined as head of directional Delta One sales. He previously spent 12 years at JP Morgan, focusing on flow equity derivatives and Delta 1 products. Babita Ittoo has joined as a vice president, and.......

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02 10 2014

Global X Funds presents Steven Swain as president

Exchange-traded fund sponsor Global X Management Company has appointed Steven Swain as president with responsibility for overseeing Global X's day-to-day operations.He will serve on the firm’s executive committee, along with chief executive Bruno del Ama and chairman Jose Gonzalez. Del Ama says: "Steven's hiring strengthens our.......

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26 09 2014

PIMCO CIO William H. Gross to leave the firm

PIMCO, a leading global investment management firm, announced that Co-founder and Chief Investment Officer (“CIO”) William H. Gross, has resigned and will leave the firm, effective immediately. The firm has a succession plan in place and its Management Board, comprised of its Managing Directors, will confirm shortly the election of a.......

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24 09 2014

Akin Gump appoints four partners in London and Hong Kong

International law firm Akin Gump has appointed four partners from Bingham McCutcheon in the firm’s corporate, restructuring and funds practices in London and Hong Kong.The new partners are: Vance Chapman (corporate, London), Thomas John Holton (funds, London), Matthew Puhar (corporate, Hong Kong) and Thiha Tun (funds, London). These.......

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24 09 2014

Skandia rebrands as Old Mutual Wealth

The Skandia brand disappears from the UK as of 22 September 2014, with all Skandia UK operations adopting the Old Mutual Wealth brand. Old Mutual Wealth offers financial advice via the Intrinsic network and independent financial advisers; platform based wealth management products and services, now branded Old Mutual Wealth; and asset management.......

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19 09 2014

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund industry association, has announced the formation of a new AIMA Council, AIMA’s global board of directors.

The former US SEC Commissioner Kathleen Casey continues as non-Executive Chairman.The newly elected members of the AIMA Council are:·         Karl Wachter, General Counsel, Magnetar Capital; ·         Eva Sanchez, General Counsel, Citadel Europe; and.......

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02 09 2014

Common Sense Investment Management nominates president

Common Sense Investment Management (CSIM), an independent, privately-held investment manager, has appointed Marc Lorin as president.Prior to joining Common Sense, Lorin was the deputy head of origination and structuring in the alternative investment solutions team at Newedge USA, a division of Société Générale. In.......

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02 09 2014

Kames Capital strengthens fixed income team

Kames Capital is strengthening its fixed income team with the appointment of Alexander Pelteshki as an investment manager in its financials team, reporting to Gregory Turnbull-Schwartz.Pelteshki’s responsibilities will include working alongside Turnbull-Schwartz and Paul Dilworth covering bank bonds. Pelteshki has nearly seven years of.......

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02 09 2014

Sarasin & Partners expands global thematic equity fund management team

Sarasin & Partners has appointed Mark Julio as a fund manager within its global thematic equity team, strengthening the team’s emerging market capabilities.Julio joins Sarasin & Partners from Ignis Asset Management, where he was a portfolio manager for global emerging market equities. He will work within Sarasin’s.......

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02 09 2014

Invesco Powershares nominates business development director – Switzerland

Exchange-traded fund provider Invesco PowerShares has appointed Gilles Boitel as business development director – Switzerland. Boitel will be responsible for driving business development in Switzerland, a key expansion market for Invesco PowerShares.  Previously he was responsible for institutional clients in Switzerland and Liechtenstein.......

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02 09 2014

M&G Real Estate appoints residential investment manager

M&G Real Estate has appointed Steven Hollands as residential investment manager.Hollands joins M&G Real Estate from Deloitte Real Estate, having spent over seven years advising on some of the highest profile regeneration and development projects currently taking place in the UK. More recently, he has advised the Homes and Communities.......

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29 08 2014

Bayer MaterialScience LLC names new General Manager for Polycarbonate Sheet Business

Bayer MaterialScience LLC announces the appointment of Jim Boehm to general manager of its polycarbonate sheet business.Boehm has been with Bayer for 24 years, the last 12 in the Polycarbonates Business Unit. Most recently he was vice president of production and technology of polycarbonate at Bayer's Baytown, Texas, site. He holds a chemical.......

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25 07 2014

Prytania nominates Jim Irvine as chief executive

The Prytania Group has appointed Jim Irvine, formerly head of fixed income at Henderson Global Investors, as chief executive officer with effect from 1 September 2014.Irvine will be responsible for Prytania Investment Advisors’ asset management and investment advisory activities and Prytania Solutions’ valuations, modelling and.......

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25 07 2014

LaSalle Investment Management adds three to client capital group

LaSalle Investment Management has hired three executives in its client capital group.The group, which is responsible for managing LaSalle’s relationships with its clients as well as leading LaSalle’s global activities relating to capital raising, new product development and large scale, cross-border strategic investments, has hired.......

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25 07 2014

Hargreave Hale strengthens London investment team

Hargreave Hale has hired Jeannette Cottrell, who joins the firm from Bestinvest where she was employed as a senior investment adviser.

Her new role will focus on servicing both discretionary and advisory mandates for private clients.  She has over 12 years’ industry experience, having previously held financial planning roles.......

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25 07 2014

Ashcourt Rowan appoints investment directors

Ashcourt Rowan Asset Management, part of the UK wealth management group, has hired Andre Girault and Tim Dickens as investment directors.Girault and Dickens both join from HSBC Global Asset Management where they held the roles of director and investment manager respectively. Both manage a wide range of private clients, trusts, corporate.......

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23 07 2014

Outcomes and quality leader Dr. John D. Birkmeyer joins Dartmouth-Hitchcock leadership team

John D. Birkmeyer, MD, an internationally recognized leader in outcomes research and quality improvement, has been named to the position of Executive Vice President for Enterprise Support Services across the Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system. In this newly-created position, he will work with CEO and President Dr. James N. Weinstein and key members.......

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18 07 2014

Macquarie Capital appoints US head of equity capital markets

Macquarie Capital, the corporate advisory and capital markets arm of Macquarie Group, has appointed David McShane as a senior managing director and US head of equity capital markets.McShane will join Macquarie from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he served as managing director and head of US energy and power equity capital.......

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18 07 2014

IDI Gazeley nominates construction director for France

IDI Gazeley (Brookfield Logistics Properties) has appointed Julien Millet as construction director France.  Appointed at the start of July, Millet assumes immediate responsibility for the management and delivery of all construction and project development activity undertaken by IDI Gazeley in France from bid preparation, project team assembly.......

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14 07 2014

Prestige Capital Management nominates chief operating officer

Iain Fulton has been appointed as the new chief operating officer of Malta-based Prestige Capital Management.Fulton joined the company in May 2014 on a full time basis and will also support for various Prestige companies internationally. This additional resource will ensure greater professional and management capacity and enable Prestige to.......

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14 07 2014

Mariner nominates senior vice president of wealth management

Mariner Wealth Advisors has appointed Kevin W Corbett as senior vice president of wealth management.An experienced professional with nearly two decades of experience, Corbett will serve on the firm’s executive committee with a focus on executing upon a wide range of strategic and tactical initiatives. Corbett joins the firm from Fidelity.......

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11 07 2014

Titan Advisors nominates senior research analyst

Fund of funds specialist Titan Advisors has appointed Herman Laret, formerly of Credit Suisse, as a senior research analyst for the firm's manager research global macro team."Herman is a powerful addition to the firm's research team," says Tom Holliday, Titan chief investment officer. "His depth of experience and industry contacts.......

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11 07 2014

Liquidnet appoints Rob Laible as head of global performance

Rob Laible has joined Liquidnet as head of the firm’s global performance team.Based in New York, Laible will work in close coordination with the sales, technology and product development teams across all regions with primary responsibility for leading and driving the marketing, sales, execution, and servicing of Liquidnet’s algorithmic.......

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04 07 2014

Mirabaud Asset Management hires Joachim Suter to cover Swiss market

Joachim Suter has joined Mirabaud Asset Management to look after institutional investors in German-speaking Switzerland.He will work alongside Patrick Stauffer who is in charge of wholesale investors for the region.....

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04 07 2014

Source hires head of European capital markets

Exchange-traded fund provider Source has appointed Juergen Blumberg as executive director, head of European capital markets.“One of Source’s key advantages is through the deep roots we have in the trading community,” says Gary Buxton, chief operating officer. “This enables us to work closely with the various market.......

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04 07 2014

Phoenix Equity Partners appoints Burns and Daw as managing partners

Private equity firm Phoenix Equity Partners has promoted David Burns and Richard Daw to managing partners of the firm, alongside James Thomas who has been a managing partner since 2001.Sandy Muirhead, who has also been a managing partner of Phoenix throughout this period, is stepping down as a managing partner. Burns and Daw have both been.......

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04 07 2014

CityR appoints Robert Reid to provide consultancy over US property investment offering

CityR, the specialist property investment business which offers US property investment opportunities to British investors, has retained the services of Robert Reid as a consultant.Reid is a Chartered Financial Planner and investment adviser at Syndaxi. He is also currently the vice president of the Chartered Insurance Institute and a well-known.......

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13 06 2014

LEBC nominates two additional directors

National IFA, pensions and employee benefits consultancy LEBC Group has appointed Jon Newman and Dermid Strain to the boards of LEBC Group Ltd and LEBC Holdings Ltd.Both appointments are with immediate effect and have been approved by the Financial Conduct Authority.....

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09 06 2014

Jeffrey Kirk to lead Appleby's BVI office

Following the retirement of Appleby British Virgin Islands (BVI) office managing partner Michael Burns earlier this year, Hong Kong-based partner Jeffrey Kirk has been appointed to assume the leadership.Kirk and his family will relocate to the BVI from the Hong Kong office, where he has practised corporate and commercial law for the past five.......

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09 06 2014

Amundi nominates head of global consultant relations

Amundi has appointed Peter Brackett as head of global consultant relations.Reporting to Laurent Guillet, chief executive officer of Amundi London Branch, Brackett took up his position on 2 June 2014. Based in London, Brackett will lead the effort to further enhance the established reputation of Amundi’s investment strategies among global.......

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28 05 2014

AEW Europe nominates Laurent Dubos as head of asset management France

AEW Europe has appointed Laurent Dubos as head of asset management France, with responsibility for asset strategy in France.He will report to Raphaël Brault, head of France. Dubos joined the firm in 2011 as head of asset management – offices and was part of the asset management team that manages more than EUR12.5bn assets in France.......

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28 05 2014

Caroline Baron joins Invesco PowerShares as head of distribution UK

Exchange-traded fund provider Invesco PowerShares has appointed Caroline Baron as head of Invesco PowerShares ETF distribution UK. Baron’s appointment is part of the ongoing expansion of the firm’s team in Europe. Baron, who will be responsible for driving Invesco PowerShares’ distribution strategy in the UK, joins from.......

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26 05 2014

Buchan and Gradel appointed to HFSB

Jane Buchan, the founder of Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company (PAAMCO), and Chris Gradel, a founder of PAG in Asia, have joined the board of the Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB).The two appointments strengthen international representation on the HFSB board at a time when the international standard setting body is increasing its presence.......

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26 05 2014

Zeus Capital has appointed Dan Bate

Zeus Capital has appointed Dan Bate as a director of corporate finance.Bate joins Zeus Capital from AIM quoted corporate broking and private wealth management business WH Ireland, where he was head of corporate finance in Manchester and group company secretary. During his seven years with the business he advised on all areas of corporate.......

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26 05 2014

BMF nominates international business development manager

Brooks Macdonald Funds (BMF) has appointed David Scammell to the newly-created role of international business development manager, as the team further develops its international offering.Scammell will be based in BMF’s Mayfair office in London and will be responsible for promoting and distributing BMF’s range of funds both.......

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09 05 2014

Ken Goodreau joins FlowPoint Capital Partners as CIO

Ken Goodreau has joined FlowPoint Capital Partners as chief investment officer and portfolio manager.FlowPoint has also hired Nick Trotman as chief operating officer and portfolio manager. Goodreau will be responsible for leading the FlowPoint investment strategy as well as consultant relations and marketing. He brings 20 years of experience.......

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24 04 2014

Neonet Securities names Alasdair Haynes as chairman

Neonet Securities, the independent agency broker, has appointed Alasdair Haynes as its new non-executive chairman.Haynes who has been a member of the Neonet board since February 2013, replaces Peter Melbi, who is moving on to another board directorship. Haynes is the founder and chief executive of pan-European cash equities trading platform.......

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24 04 2014

Cantor Fitzgerald Wealth Partners names chief investment officer

Cantor Fitzgerald Wealth Partners has named industry veteran Bob Serhus as its chief investment officer. Serhus will focus on delivering Cantor Fitzgerald's investment offering to Cantor Fitzgerald Wealth Partners' private clients and be responsible for monitoring investment portfolios, directing investment policies and leading a team responsible.......

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24 04 2014

Mayfair Capital appoints Gill Roantree as chief operating officer

Mayfair Capital Investment Management, the UK real estate investment manager, has appointed Gill Roantree, the former head of property investment support at Schroders, as chief operating officer, a newly-created position.As COO, Roantree’s role will encompass fund and corporate responsibilities including finance, compliance, fund accounting.......

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24 04 2014

The Presidio Group appoints eight partners

The Presidio Group, a personal and corporate financial services firm, has named eight professionals as equity partners, bringing the total number of employee-partners to 15.The new employee-partners are: Bruce Brugler; Colin Carter; Antonio Casal; Jerry Deren; Tom Emig; Pablo Ferreri; Kelly Lawson; and, Barry Rudolph.....

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11 04 2014

AIMA ANNOUNCES THREE NEW COUNCIL DIRECTORS

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund industry association, has appointed three new directors to its global Council, its governing body.The three directors are Simon Lorne, Vice-Chairman and Chief Legal Officer of Millennium Management L.L.C.; Tim O’Brien, Partner, General Counsel and CCO of Pine.......

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02 04 2014

Gar Wood Securities adds three industry veterans

Gar Wood Securities has added three industry veterans, Darren Day, Christopher Calvert and Joseph McDonald.Gar Wood's expansion is an effort to increase the firm's presence in the emerging manager space by providing prime brokerage and capital introduction to new and emerging fund managers. The new group offers a combined 40 years of financial.......

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02 04 2014

Prudential Fixed Income expands corporate bond and global research teams

Prudential Fixed Income has hired a new senior portfolio manager for its investment grade corporate bond team and added an economist with expertise in Latin America to its global macroeconomic research team.Filippo Arcieri has joined the corporate bond team as a principal and senior portfolio manager, reporting to principal Rajat Shah and focusing.......

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06 03 2014

Ed Francis appointed EMEA head of investment at Towers Watson

Global professional services company Towers Watson has appointed Ed Francis as EMEA head of the company’s investment business, effective immediately. He succeeds Chris Ford who, after holding this position since 2011, has assumed the role of global head of investment. Ford says: “I have worked with Ed for over a decade and have.......

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24 02 2014

SOCIETE GENERALE CELEBRATES 150 YEARS SERVING THE ECONOMY
And kicks off this special anniversary year with a host of initiatives for clients and employees around entrepreneurship, innovation and team spirit

Société Générale has made 2014 all about its 150th anniversary. Founded by a group of industrialists and financiers driven by a common entrepreneurial spirit, the bank’s very name illustrated their ambition: "Societe Generale pour favoriser le développement du commerce et de l’industrie en.......

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14 02 2014

Lyxor appoints Paquin as CEO

Alternative investment and exchange traded fund specialist Lyxor Asset Management (Lyxor) has appointed Lionel Paquin (pictured) as chief executive officer (CEO) with immediate effect.Paquin succeeds outgoing CEO Inès de Dinechin who will leave the Group.....

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07 02 2014

Iron Road Capital Partners expands Chicago team

RMB Capital has appointed Kerry Jordan as director of business development for Iron Road Capital Partners, the firm’s alternative investment platform.“We continue to expand our team in an effort to support the spectrum of alternative investments we provide,” says Blair Haarlow, managing principal of Chicago-based Iron Road........

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07 02 2014

Manulife Asset Management hires Kevin Chisholm for institutional sales team

Manulife Asset Management has appointed Kevin Chisholm as an institutional sales territory associate, focusing primarily on the eastern US.Chisholm is based in Boston and reports to Frank Saeli, head of US sales and relationship management. "Kevin brings a deep understanding of the defined contribution and sub-advisory market to our firm........

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07 02 2014

GMI seeks private equity partners for new merchant shipping fleet

London-based alternative investment manager GMI (Global Maritime Investments) is planning a series of private equity partnerships focused on ship purchase and fleet management. The move reflects a significant 10 to 15 per cent uptick in the prices of new vessels which have been flat for three years and GMI believes prices have a lot further to.......

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07 02 2014

United Development Funding IV appoints Stacey H Dwyer as COO

United Development Funding IV, a non-traded real estate investment trust, has appointed Stacey H Dwyer as its chief operating officer effective 17 February. Dwyer, an experienced residential homebuilding and development leader, will assume operating leadership of UDF IV.  She will work with the company's board of trustees and the company's.......

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24 01 2014

AIMA’S NEW CEO JACK INGLIS TO START 1 FEBRUARY

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund industry association, has announced that Jack Inglis will take over as CEO of the organisation on 1 February 2014. Mr Inglis replaces Andrew Baker, AIMA’s CEO since January 2009, who announced last year that he would be stepping down.“This is an exciting.......

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14 01 2014

International law firm Simmons & Simmons has appointed Dale Gabbert to its funds practice in London

Gabbert will join from Reed Smith, where he currently heads the investment funds group for Europe and the Middle East. He has over 16 years’ experience of advising funds, managers and investors. Gabbert advises fund managers and financial institutions on the establishment and on-going operations of all classes of alternative investment.......

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14 01 2014

Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan makes senior hire in London

Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan has appointed Iain Kennedy as a director in the Teachers’ private capital team (TPC) in the firm’s London office.Kennedy previously spent 16 years (11 as partner) at Duke Street, a UK mid-market private equity fund, and was a member of the investment committee. He has an established track record.......

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14 01 2014

Guggenheim Partners names head of real estate and direct investment in Europe

Guggenheim Partners, the privately held financial services firm, has appointed Jonathan Goldstein as its inaugural head of real estate and direct investment for Europe.Goldstein’s focus will be on identifying opportunities for long-term investments and partnerships in real estate in the UK and Continental Europe. Goldstein, who will be.......

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14 01 2014

RBC Wealth management appoints head of business development

RBC Wealth Management, part of Royal Bank of Canada, has appointed Tim Houghton as head of business development, RBC Wealth Management – British Isles and Caribbean.  In this newly-created role, Houghton will be responsible for developing and leading a consolidated business development function across the Channel Islands, UK and.......

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13 12 2013

KBL epb appoints Marc Formisani as head of mergers & acquisitions

KBL European Private Bankers (KBL epb) has appointed Marc Formisani, a senior professional with more than a decade of corporate finance experience, as head of mergers & acquisitions, based in Luxembourg.Formisani will lead, coordinate and execute the M&A process, in close collaboration with all relevant stakeholders.....

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06 12 2013

AIMA ANNOUNCES NEW CHAIR AND DEPUTY CHAIR OF INVESTOR STEERING COMMITTEE

AIMA, the global hedge fund association, has announced a new Chair and Deputy Chair of the AIMA Investor Steering Committee (ISC), which features leading institutional investors in hedge funds from around the world and undertakes educational initiatives. The new Chair is Michelle McGregor-Smith, Chief Executive, British Airways Pension Investment.......

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18 11 2013

Neptune appoints James Cripps as non-executive director

Neptune Investment Management has appointed James Cripps, who recently retired as a partner in Slaughter and May, to its board of directors.At Slaughter and May, where he was a partner for over 24 years, Cripps specialised in asset management, advising on the establishment, structuring, purchase and sale of asset management businesses, the launch,.......

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18 11 2013

LAM hires Dwight D Jacobsen as national sales manager, US financial institutions group

Lazard Asset Management (LAM) has hired Dwight D Jacobsen as a managing director and national sales manager in the US financial institutions group (FIG).“With the continued expansion of the Lazard Funds family of funds, including over 20 equity, fixed income and multi-asset offerings, we are well positioned to meet the needs of financial.......

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18 11 2013

Stirling Square Capital Partners makes two new appointments to its investment team

Pan-European mid-market private equity firm Stirling Square Capital Partners has appointed Jonathan Heathcote as a partner and Matteo Nichil as an executive to the firm.Heathcote joins from Palamon Capital Partners where he was one of six partners responsible for the origination, execution and management of European mid-market investments,.......

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18 11 2013

Garth T Troxell joins Summer Street Capital Partners as partner

Garth T Troxell has joined Summer Street Capital, a Buffalo, New York-based private equity fund, as a partner. Troxell will be actively engaged in all aspects of Summer Street's investment activities and portfolio management, and will lead Summer Street's investor relations efforts.  Troxell has a diverse experience base spanning consulting,.......

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11 11 2013

AIMA ANNOUNCES JACK INGLIS AS NEW CEO

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund industry association, has announced that Jack Inglis will be the new CEO of the organisation. Mr Inglis joins from Barclays where he was a member of the Global Executive Committee for Prime Services and was previously CEO of Ferox Capital between 2007 and 2010. He also.......

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16 10 2013

KB Associates appoints Peter Northcott as exec director

KB Associates, a consulting firm to the asset management community, has appointed Peter Northcott as an Executive Director.Northcott joins KB Associates’ London office where he will be responsible for offering Hedge Fund start-up consultancy, due diligence advisory, change management consultancy and infrastructure review services in the.......

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16 10 2013

Actis strengthens sector expertise with two senior hires

Actis, the pan-emerging markets private equity firm, has appointed Sachin Korantak as Head of Industrials and Andreas von Paleske has joined as Director of Consumer.Both Korantak and von Paleske take up their posts with immediate effect and will be based in Actis’s London office. These new appointments consolidate the strength of.......

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16 10 2013

Aviva Investors appoints Martin Zdravkov to REaLM Social Housing Fund

Aviva Investors has appointed Martin Zdravkov to Assistant Fund Manager on its REaLM (Returns Enhancing and Liability Matching) Social Housing Fund. He will work with Nigel Rule, who manages the fund.Zdravkov joins Aviva Investors from his own entrepreneurial consultancy, which provided debt funding advice to Registered Providers and green.......

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03 10 2013

Howard Altman elected treasurer of MFA

Howard Altman, co-chief executive and principal-in-charge of Rothstein Kass’ financial services group, has been elected treasurer of the Managed Funds Association (MFA).Altman has also been appointed by MFA to serve a one-year term as a member of the organisation’s board of directors. This marks the third consecutive year he has been.......

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26 07 2013

Sanlam Securities partners with corporate mining specialist in South Africa

Sanlam Securities has entered into a strategic partnership with Qinisele Resources, a specialist mining corporate advisory boutique based in South Africa.This alliance will provide small and mid-cap African mining companies access to specialist mining investors based in the UK and Europe, whilst also facilitating UK and European companies’.......

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26 07 2013

Prudential Fixed Income names Yves Trinquet to risk management team

Prudential Fixed Income has named Yves Trinquet as managing director and head of quantitative research.He has also been named co-head of risk management. Prudential Fixed Income is an asset management business of Prudential Financial. Trinquet will oversee the development of proprietary yield curve, credit and risk models, along with all.......

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19 07 2013

Kinetic Partners enhances due diligence services with senior hire in New York

Brad Ackerman has joined Kinetic Partners’ New York office as a director within the consulting team.In his new role, Ackerman will support the existing due diligence team and further develop the global alternative investment operational due diligence service offering to investors.....

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19 07 2013

Euan Munro named chief executive of Aviva Investors

Aviva plc has appointed Euan Munro as chief executive of Aviva Investors.Munro will take up the role in January 2014 and will join the Aviva Group Executive, reporting to Mark Wilson, group chief executive officer. Munro joins Aviva from Standard Life Investments, where he was global head of multi-asset investing and fixed income and a member.......

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18 06 2013

Sapient Global Markets opens Frankfurt office

Sapient Global Markets has expanded its European footprint with the opening of a new office in Frankfurt, Germany.The office will provide business and technology consulting for capital and commodity markets clients across the German speaking landscape in Europe. Sapient Global Markets has tapped Robert Binder as managing director to help lead.......

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18 06 2013

Omgeo names Jeannie Shanahan as MD of governance, risk management and compliance

Omgeo has appointed Jeannie Shanahan as its new managing director of governance, risk management and compliance (GRC).In this role, Shanahan will focus on developing and implementing risk-based compliance programmes that support Omgeo’s ongoing commitment to providing services that reduce operational and counterparty risk and promote.......

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18 06 2013

Mirabaud hires global equities head Anu Narula

Mirabaud Asset Management has recruited Anu Narula in London to lead the firms’ global equity team.Narula joins from Axa Framlington where he was co-manager of the Global Opportunities Fund and lead manager of the Global High Income Fund. Narula’s recruitment follows a number of high-profile appointments over the past 18 months.......

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18 06 2013

CMS appoints new director

Law firm CMS has appointed Matthias Lichtblau as executive director, effective 1 December 2013.Currently director of business development and communications at CMS Germany, Lichtblau will take over from Matthew Gorman who has held the position since 2007.  In his new role, Lichtblau will work closely with CMS executive chairman Cornelius.......

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18 06 2013

Allianz Global Investors strengthens infrastructure debt team with two hires

Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) has made two new hires as it bolsters its infrastructure debt team to meet the burgeoning pipeline of deals.Nicolas Lucas joins the growing infrastructure debt team at AllianzGI in a newly created role expanding their execution capacity. He will report into Adrian Jones, director of infrastructure.......

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18 06 2013

Frontier expands UK presence

Frontier Investment Management, the multi-asset investment boutique, is expanding its UK presence through the addition of two members to its business development team.Christopher Cade has been appointed head of UK sales having previously held senior roles at Skandia and Baring Asset Management in the UK intermediary sector. ....

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10 05 2013

BCM & Partners hires Dr Roberto Giacalone

Independent asset management firm BCM & Partners, part of the C-Quadrat Group, has hired Dr Roberto Giacalone from Taconic Capital Advisors as principal.A PhD graduate in Economics from University of Ancona (Italy), Giacalone has extensive experience in fund management and strategy, in particular related to fixed income and structured assets........

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10 05 2013

CRT Capital hires James von Riesemann to provide utility sector coverage

CRT Capital Group, an independent institutional broker-dealer based in Stamford, Connecticut, has recruited James von Riesemann to its research group to provide coverage of the utility sector.Previously, von Riesemann spent four years at UBS as a senior industry analyst covering the electric utility sector.....

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10 05 2013

Prudential names Bruce Karpati chief compliance officer for its mutual fund business

Bruce Karpati has been named chief compliance officer for Prudential Investments, the mutual fund manufacturing and distribution business of Prudential Financial.In addition to leading compliance for Prudential’s registered investment advisory company, he also serves as the chief compliance officer for its mutual funds boards.....

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22 03 2013

Vistra opens office in San Francisco

Vistra, a provider of corporate, trust and fund administration services, has opened an office in San Francisco as part of a strategic plan to expand services to clients based in the North American western region.Wouter van Lier joins as commercial director responsible for further developing Vistra’s operations in the US market, supporting.......

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15 03 2013

Locke Lord expands Hong Kong office with team from Cheung & Lee

International law firm Locke Lord has increased its presence in Hong Kong through an association with the law firm Cheung & Lee.Five experienced partners from Hong Kong-based Cheung & Lee – Balbir Bindra, Wing Cheung, Alfred Lee, Tej Mahil and Matthew Wong – will form the initial core team of Locke Lord's expanded international.......

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15 03 2013

ECU Group appoints Yee Har Miller as head of client services

The ECU Group has appointed of Yee Har Miller to the newly created position of head of client services.Miller joins ECU from FundQuest UK where she was associate director, client services.Miller’s responsibilities will be shared between ECU’s incipient multi-asset, multi-manager advisory and management arm, and its traditional currency.......

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15 03 2013

Deloitte appoints Robert O'Brien to global real estate role

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) has appointed Robert T O'Brien to lead its global real estate group. O'Brien, a vice chairman with Deloitte in the US, will also continue as the US real estate leader.In his DTTL role, O'Brien will focus on sharing emerging trends and best practices with the network of member firms around the globe to.......

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15 03 2013

DTZ appoints Paul Boursican as head of international investment EMEA

DTZ, a UGL company, has appointed Paul Boursican as head of international investment, EMEA.Boursican, who will be based in London, has extensive experience in both the international property and financial sectors.John Forrester, chief executive, EMEA, says: “DTZ’s global coverage and relationships with the world’s leading real.......

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22 02 2013

Brian Wade joins Atlantic-Pacific Capital as partner

Independently owned global placement agent and advisory firm Atlantic-Pacific Capital has appointed Brian Wade as partner. Wade will continue to work closely with institutional investors in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast US, including public and corporate pension plans, endowments, foundations, financial institutions, fund-of-funds and family.......

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21 02 2013

AIMA ANNOUNCES DEPUTY CHAIRMEN AND INVESTOR-APPOINTEE

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund association, has announced two Deputy Chairmen from its existing Directors and also an investor-appointee to the AIMA Council.The new Deputy Chairmen are Andrew Bastow, Head of Government & Regulatory Affairs and General Counsel, Winton Capital Management; and Chris.......

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22 01 2013

Stenham appoints two for investment team

Stenham Asset Management has made two new investment team hires, demonstrating its ongoing commitment to both the institutional and high net worth markets.Akshay Krishnan has joined the firm as senior research analyst, with responsibility for global macro strategies across the range of Stenham funds. His primary responsibility will be to work.......

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22 01 2013

MW Cornish & Co names Flint as partner

Myles Flint is to join law firm MW Cornish & Co as a partner with effect from 28 January 2013.Flint has vast experience in advising hedge, private equity and other alternative investment managers and funds and EU Ucits and other retail investment managers and funds. ....

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22 01 2013

Rothstein Kass hires Lisa Donn Sergi as principal, international tax practice on West Coast

Rothstein Kass has hired Lisa Donn Sergi as a principal and leader of the firm’s international tax practice on the West Coast.Sergi brings nearly two decades of tax and legal experience on domestic and international tax matters. She will work out of the firm’s Beverly Hills office. In overseeing the firm’s West Coast.......

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22 01 2013

Mountain Real Estate Capital expands western region operation

Mountain Real Estate Capital has opened an office in San Diego and has hired Lisa Albanez as managing director to lead its expansion effort in the western region of the US.Mountain’s focus in the west will be in both primary and secondary markets throughout southern and northern California as well as the Las Vegas, Phoenix and Seattle.......

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19 12 2012

New president for Hedge Funds Care

Hedge Funds Care, an international non-profit organisation that raises funds and awareness for programmes to prevent and treat child abuse, has appointed Dean C Backer as president.Backer takes over from John M Budzyna, who has just completed the second of his two-year terms in the post.....

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19 12 2012

Old Mutual Global Investors hires Pepper as MD of alternatives

Old Mutual Global Investors, the merged business of Old Mutual Asset Managers (UK) (OMAM) and Skandia Investment Group (SIG), has appointed Donald Pepper as managing director of alternatives.Julian Ide, chief executive of Old Mutual Global Investors, says: “I am delighted that Donald has joined us in this new role. Donald will bring enhanced.......

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19 12 2012

State Street Global Advisors names senior strategist

State Street Global Advisors (SSgA), the asset management business of State Street Corporation, has appointed Howard Kearns as senior strategist in the investment solutions group, specialising in liability-driven investment strategies.The appointment comes as SSgA’s liability-driven investment (LDI) proposition continues to evolve. SSgA has.......

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19 12 2012

Claude Vachet joins Cycle Capital as managing partner

Claude Vachet has joined Cycle Capital Management as managing partner.Vachet has over 22 years of experience in operations in venture capital and in fund management, and has been part of successful teams at both Kirchner and Multiple Capital.Vachet also previously worked at Innovatech Montreal as vice president information technology and.......

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19 12 2012

Barclays names Stephen Liss and Alpa Patel as directors in wealth management division

Barclays has hired Stephen Liss and Alpa Patel as directors in the New York and San Francisco offices of the wealth and investment management division.In these newly created roles, they will advise high net worth clients and related entities on domestic and international wealth structuring, multi-generational estate planning, wealth preservation.......

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14 12 2012

GCS Capital to acquire Dexia Asset Management

GCS Capital is to acquire Dexia Asset Management (DAM) from Brussels-based banking group Dexia SA, having begun exclusive negotiations on the deal on 4 December.GCS Capital’s strategy is to maintain Europe as DAM’s centre of excellence, build upon the strengths of the existing platform by broadening its distribution reach to new markets.......

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14 12 2012

Samuelle Thevenet and Charlotte Metaireau join Activa Capital

Samuelle Thevenet and Charlotte Metaireau have joined Activa Capital as finance director and marketing and communications manager, respectively. Thevenet, 36, previously worked for two years as company secretary at CM-CIC LBO Partners (a subsidiary of Credit Mutuel - CIC) and three years as chief financial officer at Actem Partners - Natixis.......

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14 12 2012

Wells Fargo Global Fund Services opens Hong Kong office

Wells Fargo Global Fund Services has opened an office in Hong Kong, located in Wells Fargo’s existing local office in Central.The Global Fund Services’ platform uses a platform and technology that provides traditional fund administration services, operational support, derivatives processing, bank debt processing, and cash/collateral.......

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12 12 2012

Steben & Company names Richard Kendrick chief marketing officer

Steben & Company, a provider of managed futures funds, has named Richard Kendrick as chief marketing officer.Kendrick, most recently with ProShare Advisors, will oversee all marketing and brand strategy for the firm.He reports to Ken Steben, president and chief executive of Steben & Company."Since 1989, Steben & Company has earned.......

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12 12 2012

O’Shaughnessy Asset Management hires institutional sales veteran

O’Shaughnessy Asset Management (OSAM), a quantitative money management firm with approximately USD4.8bn in assets under management, has appointed David W Baeckelandt as managing director, institutional sales and client service.Baeckelandt will be based in Chicago, where OSAM is opening a new office.Baeckelandt will be responsible for.......

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30 11 2012

Inland Private Capital makes executive team promotions

Inland Private Capital Corporation (IPCC) has made three employee promotions and hired one new employee to the company’s senior management team.Effective 13 November, the company has promoted Keith Lampi to the position of chief operating officer and Rahul Sehgal to chief investment officer. Additionally, the company has promoted Joe Binder.......

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29 11 2012

Object Trading appoints Dan Hubscher director of marketing

Object Trading, an independent provider of global direct market access (DMA), has appointed Dan Hubscher director of marketing.In this newly created position, Hubscher will promote the Object Trading brand and provide market feedback to ensure the FrontRunner suite of products continues to meet the standards of buy- and sell-side firms around the.......

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29 11 2012

Bo Kratz joins Northern Trust to lead asset management in Asia Pacific

Bo Kratz has joined Northern Trust as managing director for asset management in the Asia Pacific region. Kratz will lead a team managing approximately USD50bn in assets for clients including sovereign wealth funds, government entities, pensions and corporations in the region.Kratz has more than 20 years of experience in asset management, the.......

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29 11 2012

Cavendish names Evans as director of portfolio management

Cavendish Asset Management has appointed Liz Evans as director of portfolio management with immediate effect, in addition to her existing role as fund manager of Cavendish’s Asia Pacific Fund.Evans has been with Cavendish since she entered fund management in 1987. Initially she worked as an analyst focussing on the UK and later global markets.......

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26 10 2012

Bridge Trustees hires chief trust executive

Bridge Trustees has named Julia Delaney as chief trust executive.Bridge, a wholly owned subsidiary of global law firm Eversheds, is one of the largest firms in the UK to specialise in providing trustee services to all types of occupational pension schemes.Delaney succeeds Antony Miller as chief executive when he steps down from the post in.......

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11 10 2012

Anchin, Block & Anchin names three new partners
Jared Feldman, Michael Mazzola and Anthony Bracco – as of 1 October 2012.

Anchin, Block & Anchin has added three new partners – Jared Feldman, Michael Mazzola and Anthony Bracco – as of 1 October 2012.With these additions, Anchin has a roster of 53 partners and principals who provide advisory services to clients representing all of the major industries represented in the Tri-state area....

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11 10 2012

Hermes appoints Rhodri Mason head of investment solutions & product strategy

Hermes Fund Managers has appointed Rhodri Mason as head of investment solutions and product strategy, based at the company’s headquarters in London.Mason will report into Harriet Steel, global head of business development.  In this newly created role, Mason will be responsible for the development and implementation of the global.......

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11 10 2012

Baker & McKenzie hires Hughes as global private equity chair

Law firm Baker & McKenzie has appointed London-based partner Simon Hughes as chair of the global private equity group.Hughes will be responsible for co-ordinating strategy for a group that acts for a wide range of sponsors, portfolio companies and management teams around the world and across all sectors.The global private equity group comprises.......

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01 10 2012

AlphaClone Hedge Fund Long/Short Index shows move away from financial sector

Hedge fund managers tracked by the AlphaClone Hedge Fund Long/Short Index distanced themselves from financial sector investments in the second quarter, representing a steep reversal from the previous quarter in which financials were the index’s most overweight sector relative to the S&P 500.   “The bearish stance may.......

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