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Standish Mellon Asset Management names Vincent Reinhart as Chief Economist

Standish Mellon Asset Management names Vincent Reinhart as Chief Economist

Fri, 04/03/2016 - 16:05

Standish Mellon Asset Management Company, the fixed income specialist for BNY Mellon Investment Management, has appointed Vincent Reinhart (pictured) as Chief Economist. »

Conifer Financial Services appoints industry veteran Jeff Strauss as MD in Business Development Team

Conifer Financial Services appoints industry veteran Jeff Strauss as MD in Business Development Team

Fri, 04/03/2016 - 09:28

Conifer Financial Services (Conifer), a provider of fund administration, middle office, and tax services to the asset management industry, has hired industry veteran Jeff Strauss as Managing Director in its New York Business Development team. »

Maples Fiduciary opens Hong Kong office

Maples Fiduciary opens Hong Kong office

Fri, 04/03/2016 - 09:16

Maples Fiduciary, a division of MaplesFS and a provider of specialised fiduciary and corporate administration services, has opened an office in Hong Kong, completing the Maples group’s offering in the region. »

Oaktree opens office in Sydney, Australia

Oaktree opens office in Sydney, Australia

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 16:47

Oaktree Capital Group, has opened an office in Sydney, Australia. Byron Beath, Managing Director, will lead investment activities in the region. »

Cowen Group appoints new vice chairman

Cowen Group appoints new vice chairman

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 09:45

Cowen Group has appointed Fred S Fraenkel as a Vice Chairman. »

NewAlpha AM strengthens its organisation with a Global Strategist

NewAlpha AM strengthens its organisation with a Global Strategist

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 16:19

NewAlpha AM, a French global emerging manager acceleration specialist, has appointed Driss Lamrani (pictured) as Global Strategist, based in Paris. »

Looking Glass Investments opens predictive analytics office in Brunswick, Maine

Looking Glass Investments opens predictive analytics office in Brunswick, Maine

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 10:00

Looking Glass Investments (LGI), a fixed-income alternative investment firm focused on marketplace lending, has opened a research office in Brunswick, Maine. »

Private Client Services announces new advisor group

Private Client Services announces new advisor group

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:57

The Russell Group, at Louisville-based wealth management firm Atlas Brown, has recently joined Private Client Services’ (PCS) broker/dealer platform. Founding member of The Russell Group, David Russell (pictured), has been a prominent advisor in the Louisville area for over 30 years. »

NZ Super Fund appoints Ramius to manage USD200m merger arbitrage mandate

NZ Super Fund appoints Ramius to manage USD200m merger arbitrage mandate

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:21

The NZ Super Fund has appointed a subsidiary of Ramius, the global investment management business of Cowen Group to manage a USD200 million merger arbitrage mandate focused on M&A transaction in listed companies in North America and Europe. »

Janus Capital appoints Chris Justice as COO and Head of Europe

Janus Capital appoints Chris Justice as COO and Head of Europe

Wed, 24/02/2016 - 10:23

Janus Capital International, the international arm of Janus Capital Group, has appointed Chris Justice (pictured) as Chief Operating Officer and Head of Europe. »

itarle joins International Commodities and Derivatives Association

itarle joins International Commodities and Derivatives Association

Wed, 24/02/2016 - 10:18

itarle AG (itarle), the independent multi asset algorithmic trading and analytics services provider for the sell-side, has become a member of the International Commodities & Derivatives Association (ICDA). »

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Bracewell appoints tax partner Michele J Alexander

Mon, 22/02/2016 - 09:47

Michele J Alexander has joined the New York office of Bracewell as a partner in the firm’s tax practice. Alexander counsels clients in mergers and acquisitions, securities and capital markets, funds and joint ventures, bankruptcy, real estate, and compensation matters. »

NFA's Board of Directors elects Michael Dawley to serve as Chairman

NFA's Board of Directors elects Michael Dawley to serve as Chairman

Fri, 19/02/2016 - 09:33

The Board of Directors of National Futures Association (NFA) has elected Michael C Dawley, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs & Co, to serve a one-year term as Chairman. The Board also elected Maureen C. Downs, President, Rosenthal Collins Group LLC, to serve as Vice-Chairman. »

Bedell Cristin makes senior hires in Guernsey

Bedell Cristin makes senior hires in Guernsey

Fri, 19/02/2016 - 09:19

Bedell Cristin has strengthened its corporate and banking team through a senior appointment in Guernsey, with Ann Halliday, an experienced lawyer in the offshore market and a qualified banker, joining the firm as a senior associate. »

Industry Veteran Tom O’Mara joins Ax Trading Advisory Board

Industry Veteran Tom O’Mara joins Ax Trading Advisory Board

Fri, 19/02/2016 - 09:12

Industry veteran Tom O’Mara (pictured) has joined the Advisory Board of electronic trading network AX Trading. »

SEI names Brent Bell head of asset management distribution for Asia

SEI names Brent Bell head of asset management distribution for Asia

Thu, 18/02/2016 - 17:12

SEI has appointed Brent Bell (pictured) as Head of Asset Management Distribution (AMD) in Asia. This appointment supports SEI's commitment to Asia and underscores ambitions to provide best-in-class solutions for Asia's investors. »

Kyc.com expands Asia Pacific footprint to Hong Kong and Singapore

Kyc.com expands Asia Pacific footprint to Hong Kong and Singapore

Thu, 18/02/2016 - 09:48

Kyc.com, a joint venture between Markit and Genpact has expanded its service to Hong Kong and Singapore. This roll out is in addition to jurisdictional coverage in the US, UK and Australia which launched in 2014. »

Neuberger Berman appoints David Rowe as head of marketing, EMEA

Neuberger Berman appoints David Rowe as head of marketing, EMEA

Wed, 17/02/2016 - 16:48

Neuberger Berman has appointed David Rowe (pictured) to the role of Head of Marketing – EMEA, effective immediately. »

Former Goldman Sachs MD Upacala Mapatuna to join Victory Park Capital as CIO

Former Goldman Sachs MD Upacala Mapatuna to join Victory Park Capital as CIO

Tue, 16/02/2016 - 16:46

Victory Park Capital (VPC), an investment firm focused on private middle market debt and equity investments, has appointed Upacala Mapatuna as chief investment officer. Upacala will bring more than 20 years of financial industry experience and over 15 years of investing experience to VPC. »

MUFG Investor Services strengthens Business Development team with new appointment

MUFG Investor Services strengthens Business Development team with new appointment

Tue, 16/02/2016 - 16:34

MUFG Investor Services, the global asset servicing arm of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, has appointed Mark Catalano (pictured) as Executive Director, Business Development. »

Christopher Seaver joins the hedge fund sponsor Rohatyn Group as partner

Christopher Seaver joins the hedge fund sponsor Rohatyn Group as partner

Tue, 16/02/2016 - 09:13

Emerging markets asset management firm The Rohatyn Group (TRG) has appointed Christopher Seaver as a Partner. Seaver is a 24-year veteran in the industry with extensive experience in Asia-Pacific markets. »

Bedell opens Luxembourg office

Bedell opens Luxembourg office

Mon, 15/02/2016 - 09:55

Fund administration specialist Bedell has strengthened its presence in European markets by opening an office in Luxembourg to provide corporate, private equity/real estate and private wealth administration services. »

US Bancorp Fund Services affiliate Quintillion names Linda Gorman CEO

US Bancorp Fund Services affiliate Quintillion names Linda Gorman CEO

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 09:46

Quintillion Limited, the European-based affiliate of US Bancorp Fund Services, has named Linda Gorman chief executive officer (CEO). Based in Dublin, Gorman brings more than 20 years of leadership experience to support the firm’s global alternative investment services. »

 BlueBay adds two to high yield team

BlueBay adds two to high yield team

Thu, 11/02/2016 - 09:24

Fixed income manager BlueBay Asset Management has hired Jean-Yves Guibert and Marc Kemp into the firm’s Global Leveraged Finance team. »

Imagineer hires veteran business development consultant Joe Brereton

Imagineer hires veteran business development consultant Joe Brereton

Thu, 11/02/2016 - 09:22

Imagineer Technology Group, a provider of technology solutions for hedge funds and other investment management firms, has added Joe Brereton (pictured) as a Business Development Consultant to its team. »

Reynders, McVeigh Capital Management hires Lisa Chioffi as a Senior Portfolio Manager

Reynders, McVeigh Capital Management hires Lisa Chioffi as a Senior Portfolio Manager

Wed, 10/02/2016 - 09:23

Reynders, McVeigh Capital Management, a socially progressive investment management firm, has appointed Lisa Chioffi, CFA as a Senior Portfolio Manager. »

Former SEI MD David Morrissey joins DMS

Former SEI MD David Morrissey joins DMS

Wed, 10/02/2016 - 09:16

Fund governance firm DMS Offshore Investment Services (DMS) has recruited David Morrissey, former Managing Director of SEI Investments Global Fund Services to serve as Executive Director with its Dublin team. »

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Gurtin Fixed Income promotes Thomas Schuette to Partner, Co-Head of Portfolio Management

Tue, 09/02/2016 - 10:59

Gurtin Fixed Income Management,, an SEC-registered investment advisor managing over USD10 billion in assets as of January 2016, has promoted Thomas Schuette to Partner and Co-Head of Portfolio Management, enabling closer integration of credit research and portfolio management. »

LiquidityBook appoints Chief Revenue Officer

LiquidityBook appoints Chief Revenue Officer

Mon, 08/02/2016 - 09:25

LiquidityBook, an ASP-based provider of buy- and sell-side and OMS and FIX trading solutions, has appointed Sean Sullivan as Chief Revenue Officer. Sullivan, who will report directly to co-founders Kevin Samuel and Rick Goldenberg, will be responsible for the firm’s sales and business development strategy globally. »

AlphaSimplex Group appoints Alistair Lowe as Senior Advisor to Investment Committee

AlphaSimplex Group appoints Alistair Lowe as Senior Advisor to Investment Committee

Mon, 08/02/2016 - 09:22

Liquid alternatives specialist AlphaSimplex Group has hired Alistair Lowe (pictured) in the newly created role of senior advisor to the firm’s investment committee. »

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