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Imogen Dillon Hatcher joins S&P Capital IQ as chief commercial officer

Mon, 24/02/2014 - 06:05

Imogen Dillon Hatcher is joining the S&P Capital IQ as chief commercial officer, effective 14 April.  »

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Wall Street Horizon expands leadership team

Wed, 19/02/2014 - 14:25

Wall Street Horizon has appointed Bob Aloisi as vice president of product management, Joseph Ranieri as director of client management and Gerry Berian as director of operations. »

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Linear Investments COO to leave the firm

Tue, 18/02/2014 - 14:09

Jason Fitzpatrick, one of the original founders of Linear Investments, is leaving the business for personal reasons. »

Lionel Paquin, CEO, Lyxor Asset Management

Lyxor appoints Paquin as CEO

Thu, 13/02/2014 - 17:09

Alternative investment and exchange traded fund specialist Lyxor Asset Management (Lyxor) has appointed Lionel Paquin (pictured) as chief executive officer (CEO) with immediate effect. »

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Jonathan Schapiro joins BI-SAM to spearhead cloud solutions offering

Thu, 13/02/2014 - 16:00

BI-SAM has appointed Jonathan Schapiro as global head of cloud solutions.  »

Regulation

DMS Offshore Investment Services expands FATCA task force

Thu, 13/02/2014 - 14:15

Fund governance firm DMS Offshore Investment Services has expanded its FATCA task force with the addition of Alaina Danley, formerly director of finance at Bain Capital, and Jennifer Dimitri, formerly director of investment compliance at the University of North Carolina endowment system. »

Job page

Stephens International appoints Jeremy Kemp as director

Wed, 12/02/2014 - 13:37

Stephens International, an executive search consultancy focused on the global (re)insurance and financial markets, has appointed Jeremy Kemp as a director. »

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Liquidnet hires Hauer as sales director for Germany

Tue, 11/02/2014 - 13:52

Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, has appointed Oliver Hauer as sales director, Germany in the firm’s London-based EMEA team. »

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BI-SAM appoints Richard Irons as executive director Europe

Mon, 10/02/2014 - 16:01

BI-SAM, a provider of performance measurement and attribution, risk analytics, composites management and client reporting solutions for the global asset management industry, has appointed Richard Irons as executive director Europe. »

Chicago

Iron Road Capital Partners expands Chicago team

Fri, 07/02/2014 - 10:14

RMB Capital has appointed Kerry Jordan as director of business development for Iron Road Capital Partners, the firm’s alternative investment platform. »

Announcement

BATS Global Markets names combined executive team

Fri, 07/02/2014 - 06:02

BATS Global Markets has named the members of its combined executive team, effective with the 31 January close of the company’s merger with Direct Edge.  »

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Federated Investors expands alternatives/managed-risk group

Thu, 06/02/2014 - 14:02

Federated Investors has hired Michael T Dieschbourg to head the company's alternatives/managed-risk investment group.   »

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. »

Stethoscope

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. »

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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.  »

London

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. »

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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. »

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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. »

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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.

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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. »

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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. »

London

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. »

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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. »

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