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Moves & Appointments

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Dennis J DeCore joins Comstock Capital Value Fund

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 20:00

GAMCO Investors has appointed Dennis J DeCore as Co-Portfolio Manager of the Comstock Capital Value Fund. »

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BlueBay expands its emerging market sovereign expertise with new hire

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 06:00

BlueBay Asset Management, a manager of fixed income and alternative investments, has appointed Jana Velebova as a Portfolio Manager in the firm’s Emerging Markets Sovereign Team. »

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Civitas Capital Group names David E Perel as President and CIO

Mon, 15/12/2014 - 14:45

Civitas Capital Group has appointed David Perel to the newly created position of President and Chief Investment Officer (CIO).  »

North America

SG CIB appoints head of OTC clearing sales, North America

Mon, 15/12/2014 - 10:30

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) has appointed Nick Gionfriddo as Head of OTC Clearing Sales, North America within its Newedge prime services business.   »

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Gramercy hires Sovereign economist

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 14:30

Gramercy Funds Management has appointed Sarah Glendon to the new position of Senior Vice President, Sovereign Economist.   »

London

Amundi recruits Senior Product Specialist in alt investments arm

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 13:30

Amundi has appointed Benedicte Rabier as Senior Product Specialist, Amundi Alternative Investments, based in the firm’s London office. »

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Castle Harbour hires Eric Daniel to co-manage new convertible bond fund

Thu, 11/12/2014 - 20:00

Castle Harbour Securities has appointed Eric Daniel, the former Head of Equity Derivatives and Convertible Bond Sales at Citigroup in Paris, to co-manage its new global convertible bond fund. »

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LNG Capital appoints Grainger as co-manager of flagship fund

Wed, 10/12/2014 - 15:00

LNG Capital has appointed Holly Grainger as Co-Manager of its flagship LNG Europa Credit Fund. She will run the fund alongside LNG Capital’s CEO & Founder Louis Gargour.   »

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AFEX joins California Hedge Fund Association as Founders’ Club Member

Tue, 09/12/2014 - 09:00

AFEX a provider of solutions for hedge funds and private equity houses to manage currency risk and international cash flows has joined the California Hedge Fund Association (CHFA) as a premier Founders’ Club member.  »

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RFA expands London office with hire of George Ralph as MD

Mon, 08/12/2014 - 19:45

RFA has appointed George Ralph as Managing Director of RFA UK. The firm has also announced it's intention to open two new data centres in January. »

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Carne makes new hires to support growing demand for AIFMD management companies

Mon, 08/12/2014 - 19:00

Carne Group has made two hires in its Irish office to support the increasing demand for its AIFMD management company services, including its independent ‘mancos’ in Ireland, Luxembourg and the Channel Islands. »

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Investcorp hedge funds group boosts manager research team

Thu, 04/12/2014 - 11:30

Gregory LaFiura has joined the Investcorp’s hedge  funds business as a Principal in the Manager Research Team with a focus on long/short equity strategies. »

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David Walker appointed Senior Vice President of Operations at iMatchative

Tue, 02/12/2014 - 20:00

Tech startup iMatchative, parent company of the data analytics product, AltX, has landed David Walker as its new Senior Vice President of Operations.  »

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Supervisory Board of Deutsche Börse AG extends Executive Board mandate of Hauke Stars

Tue, 02/12/2014 - 18:00

The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Börse AG has reappointed Hauke Stars, a member of the Deutsche Börse Executive Board, for five years with effect from 1 December 2015. »

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Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan appoints Jo Taylor as Managing Director for EMEA

Tue, 02/12/2014 - 16:40

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’) has appointed Jo Taylor as Managing Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and head of the London office. »

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CloudMargin hires Van der Wal to head up Service Delivery

Tue, 02/12/2014 - 13:15

Cloud based collateral management technology provider CloudMargin has hired Christiaan van der Wal as Head of Service Delivery, effective immediately. »

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Eric Litvack appointed Chairman of International Swaps and Derivatives Association

Tue, 02/12/2014 - 06:00

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association’s (ISDA) Board of Directors has elected Eric Litvack as its new Chairman. The appointment is effective from 1 January, 2015. »

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MSCI hires Laurent Seyer as Global Head of Client Coverage

Mon, 01/12/2014 - 18:00

MSCI Inc has appointed Laurent Seyer as a Managing Director and Global Head of Client Coverage. »

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VAM Group appoints marketing director to develop co-ordinated strategy for fund and trust businesses

Fri, 28/11/2014 - 07:30

VAM Group has appointed Stephen Kevan as Group Marketing Director. »

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Convex Capital announces new Partner

Tue, 25/11/2014 - 18:15

Convex Capital, the global corporate finance boutique, has promoted Tim Marlow to Partner, with immediate effect. »

Boston

SCORPEO opens Boston office and expands with senior hires in London and US

Tue, 25/11/2014 - 15:45

SCORPEO  has recruited Jack McNally as Managing Director of SCORPEO US, based in the firm’s newly opened US office in Boston and Chris Barrow as Head of Business Development, based in London. »

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Intercontinental Exchange completes Liffe transition to ICE

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 17:00

Intercontinental Exchange has successfully completed the Liffe futures and options transition to ICE Futures Europe.  »

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BlueBay Asset Management hires new Chief Technology Officer

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 15:45

BlueBay Asset Management, a specialist manager of fixed income and alternative investments, has appointed Andrew Archer as Partner, Chief Technology Officer. »

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Howard Kennedy strengthens Financial Regulation and Investment Funds team

Fri, 21/11/2014 - 14:15

Law firm Howard Kennedy has strengthened its Financial Regulation and Investment Funds team with the appointment of financial regulation specialist Daniel Hirschfield.  »

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Amundi gives a more global scope to its alternative investments business development

Fri, 21/11/2014 - 13:45

Amundi is giving a more global scope to its Alternative Investment specialised subsidiary with the appointment in its London office of Michael Hart as Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Global Head of Business Development. »

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CSIM appoints Director of Research for liquid strategies business

Thu, 20/11/2014 - 16:15

Common Sense Investment Management (CSIM), an independent, privately-held investment manager, has appointed Dr Matthew Schneider, as Director of Research in the firm’s new Liquid Strategies team. »

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Matt Jose appointed Global Head of Client Services at iMATCHATIVE

Tue, 18/11/2014 - 11:30

Matt Jose has been appointed as the Global Head of Client Services of Sam Hocking's San Francisco based start up, Imatchative Inc. »

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Calastone appoints Cristóbal Conde as chairman

Tue, 18/11/2014 - 06:00

Global funds transaction network Calastone has appointed Cris Conde as the firm’s new Chairman of the Board. »

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SYZ Asset Management opens Edinburgh office

Mon, 17/11/2014 - 18:44

SYZ Asset Management, the institutional asset management arm of the Swiss banking Group SYZ & CO, has strengthened its presence in the UK with the opening of an office in Edinburgh. »

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Imatchative appoints John Bohan as Head of Corporate Development

Fri, 14/11/2014 - 12:46

Imatchative, the company behind the AltX data analytics platform and marketplace for capital introduction in the global alternative asset class space, has appointed John Bohan to the role of Head of Corporate Development »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »

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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign wealth funds, though small in number and secretive in nature, wield considerable influence as investors as a result of their sizeable assets under management. This extract is taken from Preqin’s latest report which features exclusive content from the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review.  ... »

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