Mark Pumfrey joins Liquidnet as head of EMEA
Liquidnet, the institutional trading network, has appointed Mark Pumfrey as head of EMEA and a member of the global leadership team, effective immediately.
In this role, Pumfrey is responsible for overseeing and growing Liquidnet’s European business with an immediate focus on identifying new sources of actionable block liquidity, providing asset managers with access to Liquidnet’s full product suite and adding new members to the network.
Based in London, he will report directly to John Kelly, global chief operating officer at Liquidnet.
“Our strategy remains focused on helping our network of institutional investors achieve better performance by deepening our liquidity pools and opening up as many global investment opportunities for our members as we can. In Europe, we have spent the last ten years building a critical mass of liquidity so that our community can access these opportunities while achieving best execution in this region and beyond,” says Kelly. “With Mark’s proven industry track record and established relationships throughout the European investment management community, he will be instrumental in forging deeper relationships with our members in Europe and around the world as we strive to improve investment performance and efficiency across the industry.”
Pumfrey joins Liquidnet from Bank of America Merrill Lynch where he spent more than 20 years in various roles. Most recently, he was managing director, head of senior relationship management EMEA, responsible for the bank’s relationship with CEOs/CIOs of major asset management firms in the UK and Europe. Prior to this, he was head of EMEA equity sales, worldwide, and was responsible for a sales team of more than 150 people around the world.
“Now, more than ever, institutional investors are looking for opportunities in a market where overall liquidity has become increasingly scarce and competition more fierce. The ability to connect like-minded investors through Liquidnet’s institutional trading network to enhance their execution performance is an exciting business to be in. I look forward to working with the asset management community in the UK and Europe to achieve this and with it, Liquidnet’s impact globally,” says Pumfrey.
The Hedgeweek Awards 2013 for the best hedge fund performers and service providers will be held in London towards the end of Q1 2013. Please click here to nominate your product/firm.
- By Category
- News from other sites
- Special Reports
- By Location
- Asian Hedge Funds
- BVI Hedge Fund Services
- Bermuda Hedge Fund Services
- Canada Hedge Fund Services
- Cayman Hedge Fund Services
- Channel Islands Stock Exchange
- Future of offshore funds
- Gibraltar Hedge Fund Services
- Guernsey Hedge Fund Services
- Hedge Funds in Germany
- Hong Kong Hedge Fund Services
- Ireland Hedge Fund Services
- Isle of Man Hedge Fund Services
- Jersey Hedge Fund Services
- Jersey Private Equity Services
- Latin American Hedge Funds
- London Hedge Fund Services
- Luxembourg Hedge Fund Services
- Luxembourg Private Equity Services
- Malta Hedge Fund Services
- Middle East Hedge Fund Services
- Singapore Hedge Fund Services
- South African Hedge Fund Services
- Spanish Hedge Funds 2008
- Switzerland Hedge Funds
- US East Coast Hedge Fund Services
- US Hedge Fund Services
- By Subject
Latest Special Report
- By Location