Moves & Appointments

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. »

European flags

Cantor Fitzgerald Europe expands credit fixed income team

Wed, 08/01/2014 - 06:34

Cantor Fitzgerald Europe has expanded its European credit fixed income team with the appointment of Franz Bucher as managing director in London.  »

Law books and gavel

SEC names Michael Osnato chief of enforcement division’s complex financial instruments unit

Wed, 08/01/2014 - 06:02

The Securities and Exchange Commission has named Michael J Osnato, Jr as chief of the enforcement division unit that conducts investigations into complex financial instruments. »

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Throgmorton UK appoints business development director

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 06:00

Specialist accountancy and back office service provider Throgmorton has hired Denis Jackson as the firm’s business development director to lead the company’s drive into new markets. »

Kelly Gouveia

Deutsche Bank fund services division appoints head of trustee business in Jersey

Mon, 06/01/2014 - 16:10

Deutsche Bank’s fund services business has appointed Kelly Gouveia as a vice president and head of its trustee business in Jersey. 

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Law books and gavel

Akin Gump promotes eight to partner

Mon, 06/01/2014 - 14:27

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld has promoted eight attorneys to the partnership, effective 1 January 2014. »

Handshake

Eclipse Capital Management appoints Nigel Ekern to lead business development

Fri, 20/12/2013 - 15:32

Alternative investment management firm Eclipse Capital Management has appointed Nigel Ekern as managing director to lead the firm’s business development efforts.  »

Paul Lucek

SSARIS Advisors appoints chief executive

Fri, 20/12/2013 - 06:02

SSARIS Advisors, an affiliate of State Street Global Advisors (SSgA), has appointed Paul Lucek as chief executive, effective 1 January 2014. »

Handshake

Ridge Road Partners names Michael Mager partner

Thu, 19/12/2013 - 16:06

Ridge Road Partners, a private investment partnership focused on long-run value creation, has appointed former Ward Ferry Management partner and fund manager Michael Mager as a partner of the firm. »

Five fingers

Ingenious Clean Energy strengthens investment team with five appointments

Thu, 19/12/2013 - 15:11

Ingenious, the UK alternative investment and advisory group, has strengthened its clean energy division with five new appointments, including Helen Wade as a senior investment director. »

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Christine Johnson joins AllianceBernstein as head of alternatives product management

Thu, 19/12/2013 - 12:00

AllianceBernstein, a global investment management firm with USD447bn in assets under management, has appointed Christine Johnson as senior vice president – head of alternatives product management. »

Handshake

Jack Rivkin joins Altegris as CIO

Wed, 18/12/2013 - 16:28

Altegris, a provider of alternative investments, has named Jack L Rivkin as chief investment officer. »

Cayman Islands

HFA selects Christina Bodden and Colin Nicholson as co-directors of Cayman Islands Chapter

Wed, 18/12/2013 - 10:04

The Hedge Fund Association (HFA) has appointed Christina Bodden and Colin Nicholson as co-directors of the association’s Cayman Islands Chapter. »

Metal

HKEx and LME form LME Clear board

Tue, 17/12/2013 - 13:34

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx) and the London Metal Exchange (LME) have formed the board of LME Clear, the LME's self-clearing platform currently in development. »

Cayman Islands

Wilson-Clarke joins Carne's team of Cayman Islands fund directors

Tue, 17/12/2013 - 06:00

Carne Group has named Michelle Wilson-Clarke as the latest addition to its team of Cayman Islands fund directors. »

Handshake

SS&C appoints Bob Schwartz chief technology officer

Thu, 12/12/2013 - 16:00

SS&C Technologies, a provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, has appointed Bob Schwartz as chief technology officer. »

Handshake

Baronsmead Partners appoints Ducat as head of client service

Wed, 11/12/2013 - 06:29

Baronsmead Partners, the financial risk insurance broker, has appointed Man Group’s Andrew Ducat as partner and head of client service. »

AIMA chief executive Andrew Baker

AIMA appoints chair and deputy chair of investor steering committee

Fri, 06/12/2013 - 14:11

AIMA, the global hedge fund association, has appointed a new chair and deputy chair of the AIMA Investor Steering Committee (ISC), which features leading institutional investors in hedge funds.  »

Handshake

Tradex Global Advisors appoints Daniel Libby as senior portfolio manager

Thu, 05/12/2013 - 15:00

Alternative asset management company Tradex Global Advisors has appointed K Daniel Libby as senior portfolio manager.  »

Handshake

Alceda appoints Silvia Wagner as MD in Luxembourg

Thu, 05/12/2013 - 12:00

Alceda has appointed Silvia Wagner as managing director of Alceda Fund Management in Luxembourg subject to the approval of the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF). »

Research

Commonfund appoints Kristofer S Kwait as head of hedge fund research

Wed, 04/12/2013 - 12:00

Commonfund, an institutional investment firm serving non-profits, pension funds and other institutional investors, has appointed current managing director Kristofer S Kwait as head of hedge fund research. »

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Mariner Investment Group adds fourth portfolio team to Mariner Incubation Platform

Wed, 04/12/2013 - 11:38

Mariner Investment Group has named Jonathan Loflin, formerly a senior portfolio manager and partner of BlueMountain Capital, to run a global derivatives relative-value portfolio on the Mariner Incubation Platform. »

London

BCS hires senior trader to start up UK equity trading operations

Mon, 02/12/2013 - 16:06

BCS, a trader of equities and derivatives on the Russian exchange, has appointed Gareth Johnson as senior trader to the London office, as of the beginning of October. »

Handshake

Carne adds Laren Gillespie to Cayman Islands fund director team

Fri, 29/11/2013 - 06:02

Carne has appointed Laren Gillespie to its team of Cayman Islands independent fund directors. »

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CF Partners appoints Christopher Sherlock as COO

Tue, 26/11/2013 - 16:08

CF Partners, an advisory, trading and investments firm specialising in renewables and energy, has appointed Chris Sherlock as chief operating officer. »

Robyn Holloway, DST Systems

DST expands efforts in retail investment alternatives marketplace

Tue, 26/11/2013 - 14:00

Robyn Holloway has joined DST Systems as vice president of sales for its alternative investment solutions business. »

Mitch Ackles, president, HFA

Hedge Fund Association appoints US regional chapter leaders

Tue, 26/11/2013 - 12:12

The Hedge Fund Association (HFA) has appointed Thalius Hecksher as regional director for the HFA’s Southeast Chapter, and Robert G Sawyer in the newly created role of regional director for the HFA’s Boston Chapter. »

Handshake

Confluence appoints Jimmy Harrington has as global sales account executive

Tue, 26/11/2013 - 06:03

Confluence, a provider of automated data management solutions for the investment management industry, has appointed Jimmy Harrington as a global sales account executive. »

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Ivy High Income Opportunities Fund names Nelson as portfolio manager

Mon, 25/11/2013 - 06:12

Veteran high-yield portfolio manager William M Nelson has assumed portfolio management of the Ivy High Income Opportunities Fund, effective immediately. »

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Artisan Partners appoints Bryan Krug to head sixth autonomous investment team

Fri, 22/11/2013 - 16:10

Fixed income portfolio manager Bryan C Krug is to join Artisan Partners Asset Management. »

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