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Brown Rudnick appoints KWM’s Nicola Kerr as Partner in London Corporate Practice

Brown Rudnick appoints KWM’s Nicola Kerr as Partner in London Corporate Practice

Wed, 14/10/2015 - 15:17

Brown Rudnick has strengthened its Corporate Practice in London with the appointment of veteran employment law Partner, Nicola Kerr. »

ANALEC names Richard Marcus to Head North America Sales

ANALEC names Richard Marcus to Head North America Sales

Tue, 13/10/2015 - 13:17

ANALEC North America has appointed Richard Marcus as head of sales in North America. He will report to ANALEC CEO Indy Sarker. »

BNP Paribas appoints new Global Head of Emerging Markets Strategy

BNP Paribas appoints new Global Head of Emerging Markets Strategy

Tue, 13/10/2015 - 12:59

BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking today announced that it has hired Wike Groenenberg (pictured) as global head of emerging markets strategy. »

Macro Risk Advisors expands salestrading team

Macro Risk Advisors expands salestrading team

Mon, 12/10/2015 - 10:02

Macro Risk Advisors (MRA), a provider of global equity derivatives strategy and trade execution for institutional investors, has appointed Meikel Mokry (pictured) as an Equity Derivatives Salestrader. »

Gottex hires new Chef Financial Officer

Gottex hires new Chef Financial Officer

Fri, 09/10/2015 - 15:41

Gottex Fund Management Holdings Limited (Gottex) has appointed Pierre Udriot as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Gottex Group. »

Electronifie elects ex-SEC Commissioner Troy Paredes and entrepreneur Max Kamhi to Board of Directors

Electronifie elects ex-SEC Commissioner Troy Paredes and entrepreneur Max Kamhi to Board of Directors

Fri, 09/10/2015 - 10:08

Electronifie, the operator of an anonymous all-to-all corporate bond trading marketplace, has elected Troy Paredes, a former Commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and Max Kamhi, an entrepreneur and strategic investor in early stage companies, to the company’s Board of Directors. »

HSBC Securities Services lands USD1 billion Lynx mandate

HSBC Securities Services lands USD1 billion Lynx mandate

Thu, 08/10/2015 - 14:04

HSBC Securities Services (HSS) has been appointed by Lynx Asset Management AB to provide administration and global transfer agency services to its two Swedish onshore fund vehicles, amounting to approximately USD1 billion assets under management. »

Harvest Exchange names Derek Anderson as CTO

Harvest Exchange names Derek Anderson as CTO

Thu, 08/10/2015 - 10:49

Harvest Exchange, a software platform that builds public and private digital communities across the financial services sector,has appointed Derek Anderson as Chief Technology Officer (CTO), a newly created position. »

Eze Castle Integration hires ex-Factset executive DeSousa as chief admin officer

Eze Castle Integration hires ex-Factset executive DeSousa as chief admin officer

Wed, 07/10/2015 - 14:47

Eze Castle Integration has hired Maria DeSousa (pictured) as its chief administrative officer. DeSousa is an experienced technology and financial services industry executive with more than 15 years of finance, operations and technology expertise. »

Cowen Prime Services appoints Bill Maher as Head of Client Services

Cowen Prime Services appoints Bill Maher as Head of Client Services

Wed, 07/10/2015 - 10:02

Bill Maher has joined Cowen Prime Services (Cowen Prime), the prime services division of Cowen, as Managing Director – Head of Client Services. »

BlueMountain Capital Management appoints Summer Jarratt to senior West Coast marketing role

BlueMountain Capital Management appoints Summer Jarratt to senior West Coast marketing role

Wed, 07/10/2015 - 10:01

BlueMountain Capital Management, a private investment firm with over USD22 billion in assets under management, has appointed Summer Jarratt as Client Advisor overseeing its West Coast business development and client service. »

Hawksford strengthens Asian presence with three strategic appointments

Hawksford strengthens Asian presence with three strategic appointments

Mon, 05/10/2015 - 14:48

Eighteen months after establishing a presence in Asia and following substantive growth, Hawksford is strengthening its commitment to the Asian market by building its team. »

 Lombard Odier IM adds global macro team to alts offering

Lombard Odier IM adds global macro team to alts offering

Mon, 05/10/2015 - 14:37

Lombard Odier Investment Managers (Lombard Odier IM) has added to its alternative investment capabilities by hiring a dedicated Global Macro team. The team forms part of Lombard Odier IM’s Absolute Return investment pillar. »

Weeden Prime Services appoints head of capital introductions

Weeden Prime Services appoints head of capital introductions

Mon, 05/10/2015 - 10:24

Weeden Prime Services, a prime brokerage services provider for hedge funds, has expanded its team with the appointment of Will Greco as head of capital introductions. »

Aventis Asset Management hires Head of Business Development

Aventis Asset Management hires Head of Business Development

Fri, 02/10/2015 - 11:22

Chicago-based commodity hedge fund Aventis Asset Management, has hired Keith Byers (pictured) as Managing Director Business Development. »

James Warner joins Deimos Asset Management as MD and portfolio manager

James Warner joins Deimos Asset Management as MD and portfolio manager

Thu, 01/10/2015 - 10:14

Multi-strategy hedge find manager Deimos Asset Management has appointed James A Warner III (pictured) as a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager. »

William Ketterer joins Lifeline Capital Management as CIO

William Ketterer joins Lifeline Capital Management as CIO

Wed, 30/09/2015 - 12:27

Lifeline Capital Management, a fixed income alternative asset manager which purchases and manages portfolios of life settlements, has appointed William Ketterer (pictured) as chief investment officer CIO. »

Andy Merrill joins Prosek as partner

Andy Merrill joins Prosek as partner

Wed, 30/09/2015 - 10:24

Public relations and financial communications firm Prosek Partners has appointed Andy Merrill as Partner. Merrill brings nearly 20 years of strategic financial communications experience to Prosek, with a focus on transaction communications and issues and crisis management. »

MFA announces 2015-2016 Board of Directors

MFA announces 2015-2016 Board of Directors

Tue, 29/09/2015 - 13:49

The Managed Funds Association (MFA) today announced its 2015-2016 Board of Directors and newly elected officers. The new Board and officers will provide governance oversight to MFA and help guide the Association’s advocacy, education and communication efforts on global issues impacting the alternative investment industry.  »

WeiserMazars names seven equity partners and an equity principal

WeiserMazars names seven equity partners and an equity principal

Tue, 29/09/2015 - 09:50

Richard Bloom, Dennis Cancellarich, Ira Cooperman, Jerome Devillers, Pierre-Marie Lagnaud, George Parker and Anthony Stranix have been named Equity Partners at WeiserMazars while Debra Bornstein has been named Equity Principal. »

Cadwalader adds fund finance partners Michael C Mascia and Wesley A Misson

Cadwalader adds fund finance partners Michael C Mascia and Wesley A Misson

Tue, 29/09/2015 - 09:40

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft has appointed fund finance practitioners Michael C Mascia and Wesley A Misson as partners. »

Neuberger Berman appoints Jonathan Geoghegan to UK client Group

Neuberger Berman appoints Jonathan Geoghegan to UK client Group

Mon, 28/09/2015 - 14:21

Neuberger Berman has appointed Jonathan Geoghegan to the UK Financial Institutions and Intermediaries client group, effective immediately.   »

Marie-Hélène S McAndrew joins Perella Weinberg Partners as MD

Marie-Hélène S McAndrew joins Perella Weinberg Partners as MD

Fri, 25/09/2015 - 11:29

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. »

La Française GIS makes senior portfolio manager appointment

La Française GIS makes senior portfolio manager appointment

Fri, 25/09/2015 - 09:21

USD4.2 billion investment solutions provider La Française Global Investment Solutions (La Française GIS) has appointed credit derivatives specialist Michael Hattab-Maruani as a Senior Credit Portfolio Manager. »

Liontrust expands international distribution team

Liontrust expands international distribution team

Thu, 24/09/2015 - 14:01

Fund management group Liontrust has added Antonio Forte (pictured) to the firm’s international sales team. »

K&L Gates adds to investment management practice with Boston partner hire

K&L Gates adds to investment management practice with Boston partner hire

Thu, 24/09/2015 - 11:28


The Boston office of global law firm K&L Gates has added Richard Kerr (pictured) as a partner in the investment management, hedge funds and alternative investments practice. He joins K&L Gates from Goodwin Proctor LLP. »

New funds and corporate partner for Ogier in Guernsey

New funds and corporate partner for Ogier in Guernsey

Wed, 23/09/2015 - 09:28

Ogier has appointed Bryon Rees as a partner in its unds and corporate practice in Guernsey. »

DTCC appoints Mark Wetjen to lead global public policy activities

DTCC appoints Mark Wetjen to lead global public policy activities

Wed, 23/09/2015 - 09:22

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has appointed Mark Wetjen (pictured) as Managing Director with responsibility for leading the firm’s global public policy function and related business and legal activities. »

LME boosts Steel Committee with four new members

LME boosts Steel Committee with four new members

Tue, 22/09/2015 - 16:07

The London Metal Exchange (LME) is pleased to announce the appointment of four new members to its Steel Committee as it moves closer to the launch of two new ferrous contracts – steel scrap and steel rebar – in November. »

William Hague joins Board of Directors of Intercontinental Exchange

William Hague joins Board of Directors of Intercontinental Exchange

Fri, 18/09/2015 - 17:46

The Right Honourable William Hague (pictured) has joined the Boards of Intercontinental Exchange and ICE Futures Europe. Hague will assume the role of Chairman of ICE Futures Europe in January 2016, succeeding Sir Bob Reid who is retiring from that role after 16 years of service. Sir Bob Reid continues as the Chairman of ICE Clear Europe through 2015. »

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