Moves & Appointments

Board of directors

Aston Hill appoints John Fielding to its board of directors

Wed, 05/02/2014 - 06:07

Canadian asset management company Aston Hill Financial has appointed John Fielding to its board of directors, effective immediately. »


Healthcare equity long/short team added to Mariner Incubation Platform

Tue, 04/02/2014 - 13:01

Mariner Investment Group has named Robert Hodgson and Michael Oberdorf to run a global healthcare long/short equity portfolio on the Mariner Incubation Platform. »


Akre Capital hires head of strategic planning and client services

Tue, 04/02/2014 - 11:22

Akre Capital Management has appointed Daniel Leger as head of strategic planning and client services.  »


Hedge fund lawyer Steven Whittaker joins London office of Schulte Roth & Zabel

Tue, 04/02/2014 - 10:00

Schulte Roth & Zabel (SRZ) has added Steven Whittaker as a partner in the investment management group, resident in the firm's London office. »


Broadridge appoints Bennett Egeth as president of investment management business

Fri, 31/01/2014 - 11:33

Broadridge Financial Solutions has appointed Bennett Egeth as president of its newly-expanded investment management business. »

San Francisco

Custom House Global Fund Services opens San Francisco office

Thu, 30/01/2014 - 14:04

Custom House Global Fund Services, a provider of financial services to the alternative investment sector, has opened a San Francisco office as part of its continuing expansion in the US. »

Globe and currency signs

BNY Mellon expands currency administration team in London

Wed, 29/01/2014 - 10:05

James A Webb has been appointed to BNY Mellon Global Markets’ currency administration team in London.  »

New York

Kinetic Partners enhances corporate recovery offering with senior hire in New York

Tue, 28/01/2014 - 14:16

Kinetic Partners has recruited Kent McParland as a director within the corporate recovery practice in the firm’s New York office. »


Richards Kibbe & Orbe adds partner in London office

Fri, 24/01/2014 - 16:00

Richards Kibbe & Orbe (RK&O) has appointed Denise R Hamer as a partner in the firm’s London office where she will focus on finance, distressed debt, financial restructuring and special situations, with a particular emphasis on developing markets. »

Paul Kneen

Abacus undergoes business restructure

Fri, 24/01/2014 - 15:00

Following a restructure, fiduciary and fund services specialist Abacus has formed the Abacus Financial Services Group. »

Hong Kong

K&L Gates hire HK investment management partner

Fri, 24/01/2014 - 11:09

The Hong Kong office of global law firm K&L Gates has added Greg Heaton as a partner in its investment management practice.



Kin Lee joins Angel Oak Capital Advisors as a senior portfolio manager

Thu, 23/01/2014 - 10:15

Kin Lee has joined Angel Oak Capital Advisors as a senior portfolio manager. »


KNEIP promotes Stephanie Noel to head of operations and member of the executive board

Wed, 22/01/2014 - 16:06

Regulatory reporting specialist KNEIP has promoted Stephanie Noel to head of operations and as a member of the executive board. »

Adam Jeffries

JTC Group makes two senior appointments in Jersey

Wed, 22/01/2014 - 12:22

JTC Group, a multi-jurisdictional, independent provider of private client, corporate and fund services, has made two senior appointments in Jersey within its technology and marketing operations. »

Carola Gräfin von Schmettow

Eurex Exchange Council elects Carola Gräfin von Schmettow as chairperson

Wed, 22/01/2014 - 12:00

The Exchange Council of Eurex Deutschland has elected a new chairperson and a vice chairman for a period of three years. »

Lutz R Raettig

FWB Exchange Council re-elects Lutz Raettig as chairman

Wed, 22/01/2014 - 11:48

The Exchange Council of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse – FWB) has re-elected Dr Lutz R Raettig of Morgan Stanley as its chairman. »


Sidley Austin appoints James Oussedik to investment funds practice

Tue, 21/01/2014 - 06:02

James Oussedik has joined Sidley Austin’s London office as counsel. »


Twin Capital Management names Michael Horgan as VP

Fri, 17/01/2014 - 14:21

New York-based hedge fund Twin Capital Management has appointed Michael Horgan as vice president. »

John Barker

Former Liquidnet Europe chief appointed executive chairman of BCS

Thu, 16/01/2014 - 12:14

BCS, the largest trader of equities and FX on the Russian exchange, has appointed John Barker as executive chairman of BCS Financial Group (BCS) in London. »

John P Havens

John Havens joins Napier Park Global Capital as partner and non-executive chairman

Wed, 15/01/2014 - 16:00

Alternative asset management firm Napier Park Global Capital has appointed John P Havens as partner and non-executive chairman. »


GrizzlyRock Capital expands management team

Wed, 15/01/2014 - 10:09

Alternative asset management firm GrizzlyRock Capital has appointed Chris Ricciardi as managing partner and head of business development and Doug Laux as chief financial officer. »


PAAMCO names four new partners

Wed, 15/01/2014 - 06:38

Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company (PAAMCO), the USD15.6bn fund of hedge funds investment firm, has promoted Ronan Cosgrave, Putri Pascualy, Anne‐Gaelle Pouille and Jeffrey Willardson to partners. »

UK flag

Argos Investment Managers to expand in the UK

Tue, 14/01/2014 - 16:11

Argos Investment Managers, a boutique investment firm which manages specialist high conviction investment strategies including the European microcap fund Argonaut, is expanding its operations in the UK. »


New partner to join Simmons & Simmons’ funds team

Tue, 14/01/2014 - 10:07

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


Richards Kibbe & Orbe names new managing partners

Mon, 13/01/2014 - 06:01

Jennifer Grady and Craig A Newman have been named as managing partners of Richards Kibbe & Orbe (RK&O). »

Two fingers

Elementum promotes two to principal

Fri, 10/01/2014 - 06:03

Elementum Advisors has promoted Jake Weber and Nick Jagoda to principal, effective 1 January 2014. »

Cayman Islands

Ogier appoints Shameer Jasani as partner

Thu, 09/01/2014 - 12:15

Ogier has appointed Shameer Jasani as a partner in the firm’s Cayman Islands corporate and funds team. 


Carmignac Gestion Group appoints European equities team in London

Wed, 08/01/2014 - 14:38

Carmignac Gestion Group has appointed four-man European equities team, headed by Muhammed Yesilhark. »


Ramius names head of liquid alternative products

Wed, 08/01/2014 - 14:08

Ramius has appointed Bradley Sussman as managing director and head of liquid alternative products. »

New York

Coherence Capital Partners hires portfolio manager Michael Cannon

Wed, 08/01/2014 - 10:00

Coherence Capital Partners, a New York-based asset manager and advisory firm focused on the fixed income markets, has hired Michael Cannon as a senior portfolio manager and partner. »

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