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AIMA Canada appoints new board for 2014-2016

Wed, 03/09/2014 - 10:01

AIMA Canada, the national group of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) in Canada, has appointed its board for 2014-2016. »

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Common Sense Investment Management appoints president

Mon, 01/09/2014 - 12:00

Common Sense Investment Management (CSIM), an independent, privately-held investment manager, has appointed Marc Lorin as president. »

EMEA

Citi names Chris Cox as securities services head for EMEA

Fri, 29/08/2014 - 16:00

Citi has appointed Chris Cox as the securities services head for EMEA, leading both investor services and direct custody and clearing (DCC) franchises. »

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SmartStream hires Tom Dalglish to head transformation services

Fri, 29/08/2014 - 06:10

SmartStream Technologies has hired Tom Dalglish to manage transformation projects for post-trade processing and data management services for global clients. »

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PrimeOne Solutions appoints global head of synthetic equities

Thu, 28/08/2014 - 10:04

PrimeOne Solutions, a division of CoreOne Technologies, has appointed Thomas Benevento as global head of synthetic equities, reporting to EJ Liotta, head of PrimeOne Solutions. »

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bfinance strengthens Middle East presence

Wed, 27/08/2014 - 16:00

bfinance, an independently owned investment consultancy, has added to its service and advisory capabilities in the Middle East with the hire of a senior consultant. »

Five

CBOE promotes five to officer positions

Wed, 27/08/2014 - 12:11

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has promoted five staff members to officer positions. »

South East Asia

KKR strengthens Southeast Asia team with new hires

Wed, 27/08/2014 - 06:04

KKR has appointed Jaka Prasetya, former managing partner and founder of Leafgreen Capital Partners, as managing director to lead the firm’s Indonesia efforts as well as credit and special situations initiatives in Southeast Asia. »

Australia flag

Quantifi moves to larger Australian office

Tue, 26/08/2014 - 16:01

Quantifi, a provider of analytics, trading and risk management solutions, is expanding its office space in Australia. »

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CFTC names Christopher J Kirkpatrick as secretary

Tue, 26/08/2014 - 08:35

Christopher J Kirkpatrick has been named as secretary of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). »

New York

JTC Group opens new office in New York

Mon, 25/08/2014 - 14:12

JTC Group has opened a second representative office in the US, adding New York City to its presence in Miami. »

Board room

CIFC appoints new member to board of directors

Mon, 25/08/2014 - 13:33

CIFC Corp has appointed Jeffrey S Serota to its board of directors. »

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SuMi TRUST Global Asset Services consolidates Asian operation

Thu, 21/08/2014 - 16:10

SuMi TRUST Global Asset Services, a provider of operational and administration support services to institutional asset managers, has completed the enhancement of its Asian business. »

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Northern Trust strengthens hedge fund investment team

Thu, 21/08/2014 - 10:03

Tristan Thomas has joined Northern Trust’s alternatives group as director of portfolio strategy for hedge funds and Greg Jones has joined as a hedge fund analyst. »

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Thomas Conheeney to step down as Point72 president

Tue, 19/08/2014 - 14:04

Thomas Conheeney will step down as president of Point72, a family office managing the assets of its founder and chief executive officer, hedge fund manager Steven A Cohen. »

Board table

Philippe Teilhard de Chardin joins Common Sense Investment Management

Mon, 18/08/2014 - 16:02

Philippe Teilhard de Chardin, chief executive officer of Advisors & Partners, has agreed to join the advisory board of Common Sense Investment Management. »

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Jersey Finance names chairman

Mon, 18/08/2014 - 06:02

Jersey Finance has appointed Robert Christensen as the new chairman of its board in succession to Jonathan White. »

Hong Kong

Chartwell Capital appoints senior advisor

Fri, 15/08/2014 - 06:01

Hong Kong-based asset management company Chartwell Capital has appointed Joe Wan as senior advisor. »

UK flag

BNP Paribas Securities Services appoints Nick Jenkins to UK depositary bank

Thu, 14/08/2014 - 12:20

BNP Paribas Securities Services has appointed Nick Jenkins as head of technical for trustee and depositary services in the UK. »

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Preqin appoints non-executive director

Thu, 14/08/2014 - 11:41

Preqin, the alternative asset industry data and intelligence specialist, has appointed David Brierwood as a non-executive director. »

San Francisco

WTAS appoints managing director in San Francisco

Thu, 14/08/2014 - 06:10

Marc Lim has joined tax firm WTAS as a managing director in the commercial and alternative investment funds practices in the San Francisco office. »

US flag

Murano Connect expands US presence

Wed, 13/08/2014 - 11:06

Murano Connect is establishing a presence in Midtown Manhattan and expanding its US analytics team there. »

Board table

SEI appoints board members for Advisors’ Inner Circle series trust

Wed, 13/08/2014 - 06:00

SEI has appointed four independent board members for its recently-launched series trust, The Advisors’ Inner Circle Fund (AIC) III, which addresses the rising demand for alternative strategies packaged as mutual funds. »

Team meeting

Richey May expands alternative investment division

Tue, 12/08/2014 - 10:06

Accounting firm Richey May & Co has expanded its alternative investment division by adding three senior-level hires – Daniel O’Connor, Stephen Vlasak and Jonathan Sharon, who will lead the practice. »

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BlueBay Asset Management adds to investment grade expertise

Mon, 11/08/2014 - 13:42

Kaspar Hense has joined Fixed income and alternative investments specialist BlueBay Asset Management’s investment grade team as portfolio manager for global sovereign and aggregate bond strategies. »

Johan Terblanche, Dechert

Johan Terblanche Joins Dechert as Partner in Luxembourg

Mon, 11/08/2014 - 12:18

Johan Terblanche has joined global law firm Dechert as a partner in the financial services group. Terblanche, who was most recently a partner at Loyens & Loeff, will be resident in the firm’s Luxembourg office. »

Yu-Ming Wang, Nikko Asset Management

New global equity team to help Nikko Asset Management become Asia’s premier global asset manager

Thu, 07/08/2014 - 14:13

“We are focused on global equity because that tends to be the first thing Asian investors consider when diversifying away from domestic equity,” explains Yu-Ming Wang (pictured), global head of investment at Nikko Asset Management. »

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Neuberger Berman expands global consultant relations team

Thu, 07/08/2014 - 12:16

Neuberger Berman Group has expanded its global consultant relations team with the appointment of four senior professionals. »

Team meeting

QuantX Management appoints COO and CIO

Thu, 07/08/2014 - 12:03

QuantX Management has hired two hedge fund veterans to strengthen its core investment and operational team: Alexander Masotti as president and chief operating officer and Robert Parauda as chief investment officer.  »

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Condé Nast’s information security executive joins Abacus Group

Wed, 06/08/2014 - 15:50

Abacus Group, a provider of hosted IT solutions for hedge funds and private equity funds, has appointed Brian Lozada as director of information security. »

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