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Franklin Square names Greg Bassuk Head of Liquid Alternative Strategies

Franklin Square names Greg Bassuk Head of Liquid Alternative Strategies

Tue, 01/12/2015 - 16:07

Franklin Square Capital Partners has appointed Greg Bassuk (pictured) as Managing Director and Head of Liquid Alternative Strategies. with responsibility for the development and management of the firm’s liquid alternatives platform. »

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Global Prime Partners appoints head of prime brokerage

Mon, 30/11/2015 - 09:42

Global Prime Partners has appointed Sean Capstick as Head of Prime Brokerage with immediate effect. »

Forseke to stand down as chair of Alliance Trust

Forseke to stand down as chair of Alliance Trust

Fri, 27/11/2015 - 16:09

Karin Forseke, Chair of wealth manager Alliance Trust, is to step down from the company’s board on 1 January 2016. »

SS&C appoints seasoned CFO and entrepreneur Smita Conjeevaram to its Board of Directors

SS&C appoints seasoned CFO and entrepreneur Smita Conjeevaram to its Board of Directors

Wed, 25/11/2015 - 09:20

SS&C Technologies Holdings has appointed Smita Conjeevaram (pictured), an industry veteran with decades of  experience leading the operations of global financial services companies, to the firm’s Board of Directors.  »

Franklin Square names Marc Yaklofsky as SVP of Corporate Development

Franklin Square names Marc Yaklofsky as SVP of Corporate Development

Tue, 24/11/2015 - 09:41

Alternative investments specialist Franklin Square has hired Marc Yaklofsky as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development. »

BCS Global Markets appoints two non-executive directors

BCS Global Markets appoints two non-executive directors

Mon, 23/11/2015 - 16:06

BCS Global Markets (BCS), the international arm of BCS Financial Group, the largest broker of securities on the Moscow exchange, has appointed Bradley Duke and Alex Romer-Lee as Non-Executive Directors. »

Deutsche AWM appoints senior alternatives investment coverage specialist

Deutsche AWM appoints senior alternatives investment coverage specialist

Wed, 18/11/2015 - 16:21

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (Deutsche AWM) has appointed Matthew Lamb (pictured) as Co-Head of Alternatives Coverage in the Global Client Group. He will report to Dario Schiraldi, Head of Global Client Group. »

Crestbridge receives Jersey ‘ManCo’ licence and bolsters funds team

Crestbridge receives Jersey ‘ManCo’ licence and bolsters funds team

Wed, 18/11/2015 - 09:04

Crestbridge in Jersey has been approved by the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) to provide Management Company (ManCo) solutions to Jersey funds, adding further to its offshore and onshore alternative fund servicing and management capabilities. »

Moorshead to head JTC’s Guernsey office

Moorshead to head JTC’s Guernsey office

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 14:44

The Guernsey office of JTC, a provider of institutional client and private client services, will now be led by Adam Moorshead (pictured). »

Tim Cartledge to join EBS BrokerTec as Chief Strategy Officer

Tim Cartledge to join EBS BrokerTec as Chief Strategy Officer

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 10:04

EBS BrokerTec, ICAP's market-leading electronic foreign exchange (FX) and fixed income business, has appointed Tim Cartledge as Chief Strategy Officer. »

Nippon Capital Asset Management to open China office

Nippon Capital Asset Management to open China office

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 09:52

Osaka-based asset manager, Nippon Capital Asset Management J-LLC is moving onto the  international stage with the opening of a new office in China. »

Greyspark Partners opens new office in New York

Greyspark Partners opens new office in New York

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 09:47

Capital markets consulting firm GreySpark Partners has opened a new office in New York, its first significant presence in the United States. »

Sussex partners grows hedge funds advisory team

Sussex partners grows hedge funds advisory team

Fri, 13/11/2015 - 15:41

Sussex Partners, an independent specialist advisory firm focused on single manager hedge funds and founds of funds, has appointed Filippo Montalbano as Managing Director of the firm’s office in Zurich. »

JFD Group opens new French office

JFD Group opens new French office

Fri, 13/11/2015 - 15:32

Just Fair & Direct (JFD) Group, a provider of electronic trading, prime brokerage and wealth management solutions, has opened an additional international office in Sophia-Antipolis, France. »

Ali Sheikh appointed head of Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services in Asia Pacific

Ali Sheikh appointed head of Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services in Asia Pacific

Thu, 12/11/2015 - 14:54

Northern Trust has appointed Ali Sheikh as head of Hedge Fund Services, Asia-Pacific. »

DMS hires Murray McGregor as global head of structured finance

DMS hires Murray McGregor as global head of structured finance

Thu, 12/11/2015 - 10:16

Fund governance firm DMS Offshore Investment Services (DMS) has appointed Murray McGregor as Global Head of Structured Finance, to lead the company’s structured finance team. »

UMB Fund Services adds two to team

UMB Fund Services adds two to team

Wed, 11/11/2015 - 09:18

UMB Fund Services (UMBFS) has hired Michael Yanke as head of fund administration and Mackenzie Johnson as legal counsel in Milwaukee. »

 Elian strengthens Luxembourg depositary team with senior appointment

Elian strengthens Luxembourg depositary team with senior appointment

Tue, 10/11/2015 - 14:23

A month after being granted a licence to provide professional depositary services from its Luxembourg office, Elian has appointed Kerstin Lindgren (pictured) as manager of depositary services in the firm's funds depositary team.  »

Angelo Gordon names Jenny Morton as MD, head of consultant relations

Angelo Gordon names Jenny Morton as MD, head of consultant relations

Tue, 10/11/2015 - 09:53

New York-based alternative investment firm Angelo, Gordon & Co has appointed Jenny Morton (pictured) as a Managing Director, Head of Consultant Relations.  »

ESMA appoints new members to Management Board

ESMA appoints new members to Management Board

Fri, 06/11/2015 - 13:32

The European Securities and Markets Authority has elected three new members to its Management Board to replace outgoing members whose terms expire in November this year. »

John Bicks, K&L Gates

K&L Gates adds partner to New York hedge funds practice

Fri, 06/11/2015 - 10:56

The New York office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP has added Bruce MacLennan as a partner in the investment management, hedge funds and alternative investments practice. He joins K&L Gates from Holland & Knight LLP. »

Hawksford promotes two to Associate Director

Hawksford promotes two to Associate Director

Thu, 05/11/2015 - 14:40

Hawksford has boosted its corporate and private client offering with the promotion of two managers with over 40 years’ combined industry experience to associate director roles – Christine Simpson in the private client team and Sian Huish in the corporate team. »

RWC Partners adds two to Louise Keeling’s Global Horizon Strategy

RWC Partners adds two to Louise Keeling’s Global Horizon Strategy

Thu, 05/11/2015 - 14:37

Miki Sugimoto and Matthew Hannay have joined London-based hedge fund and long-only manager RWC Partners’ Global Horizon team, which is led by Louise Keeling.   »

Duco opens European HQ in Luxembourg

Duco opens European HQ in Luxembourg

Thu, 05/11/2015 - 14:26

Duco, a London-based fintech provider of hosted reconciliation services, is setting up its European regional headquarters in Luxembourg. The move follows the opening of Duco's North American regional headquarters in September and continued investment in its global base in London. »

Quinten Stevens joins Academy Securities as Head of Equities and Equity Capital Markets

Quinten Stevens joins Academy Securities as Head of Equities and Equity Capital Markets

Thu, 05/11/2015 - 10:11

Academy Securities, a registered broker-dealer and certified Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise, has appointed Quinten Stevens as its new Head of Equities and Equity Capital Markets. Stevens has also been appointed to Academy’s Board of Directors. »

Man FRM to manage Clwyd Pension Fund’s hedge fund allocation

Man FRM to manage Clwyd Pension Fund’s hedge fund allocation

Wed, 04/11/2015 - 17:12

The GBP1.4 billion Clwyd Pension Fund has appointed Man FRM to manage its hedge fund allocation, which following an investment strategy review by consultant JLT Employee Benefits, has been set at 9 per cent. »

Global Prime Partners expands clearing and custody services with senior appointment

Global Prime Partners expands clearing and custody services with senior appointment

Wed, 04/11/2015 - 09:51

Global Prime Partners has appointed Tom Wooders as Head of Sales, Broker-Dealers and Intermediaries. »

Appleby grows funds practice with new hire in Cayman

Appleby grows funds practice with new hire in Cayman

Mon, 02/11/2015 - 17:25

Offshore legal firm Appleby has expanded its funds practice with the appointment of Sailaja Alla (pictured) as a partner. »

Rock Creek Founder appointed as Chair of web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee's Foundation 

Rock Creek Founder appointed as Chair of web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee's Foundation 

Fri, 30/10/2015 - 16:35

The World Wide Web Foundation — the global advocacy organisation established by Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee — has appointed Afsaneh Mashayekhi Beschloss as its next Chairperson.  »

Jon Winkelried to join TPG as co-CEO

Jon Winkelried to join TPG as co-CEO

Thu, 29/10/2015 - 15:45

Alternative asset management firm TPG has named Jon Winkelried (pictured) as Co-Chief Executive Officer of TPG Holdings alongside TPG Co-Founder and current Chief Executive Officer Jim Coulter.  »

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