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Moves & Appointments

Hong Kong

SS&C hires Stewart Bent to head up fund services in Asia

Wed, 01/10/2014 - 11:10

SS&C Technologies has hired Stewart Bent to manage SS&C GlobeOp’s fund administration business in Asia. »


Withers hires head of financial services and investment funds

Tue, 30/09/2014 - 10:05

International law firm Withers has hired Andrea Luciano as a partner and head of financial services and investment funds in its Milan office.  »

Hong Kong

Two additional partners to join Akin Gump in Hong Kong

Mon, 29/09/2014 - 16:02

F Mark Fucci and Anne-Marie Godfrey are to join law firm Akin Gump’s Hong Kong office. »

Mutual funds

Wert to lead development of Context’s single manager alternative mutual funds

Mon, 29/09/2014 - 06:01

Context Asset Management has appointed Andrew Wert as managing director and senior portfolio manager for single-manager funds. »

Leda Braga, BlueCrest

Leda Braga leaves BlueCrest to run new USD9bn company

Sun, 28/09/2014 - 10:52

BlueCrest’s Leda Braga is to leave the USD27bn hedge fund operation to separately run her USD8.3bn systematic fund BlueTrend, plus the smaller BlueMatrix fund, under a new company called Systematica Investments. »

Man with loud hailer

PIMCO CIO Gross joins Janus Capital

Sat, 27/09/2014 - 12:52

PIMCO co-founder and CIO William H Gross is leaving the firm to join Janus Capital Group where he will manage the recently launched Janus Global Unconstrained Bond Fund and related strategies. »

Italy flag

Lombard Odier Investment Managers names head of Italian business

Fri, 26/09/2014 - 15:59

Lombard Odier Investment Managers (LOIM) has appointed Andrea Argenti as country head for its business in Italy, effective December 2014. »


Deloitte expands hedge fund practice

Fri, 26/09/2014 - 14:09

Deloitte has strengthened its hedge fund practice with two key appointments for the UK and EMEA regions. »

Trading screens

BTIG expands futures and commodities desk

Thu, 25/09/2014 - 10:30

BTIG is expanding its futures and commodities desk with the hires of Eric Silverman and Jordan Lichtenstein. »


SEI adds HF specialist to support growth in institutional outsourcing

Wed, 24/09/2014 - 12:00

SEI has appointed Andrew Daly to the firm’s US institutional advisory team. »

Four fingers

Akin Gump appoints four partners in London and Hong Kong

Tue, 23/09/2014 - 13:20

International law firm Akin Gump has appointed four partners from Bingham McCutcheon in the firm’s corporate, restructuring and funds practices in London and Hong Kong. »

Kathleen Casey

AIMA appoints new council

Mon, 22/09/2014 - 10:03

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund industry association, has formed a new AIMA Council, its global board of directors. »


Sussex Partners appoints Credit Agricole veteran as partner

Fri, 19/09/2014 - 06:01

Sussex Partners, a specialist advisory firm focused on alternative investments, has appointed Frederic Neefs as a partner of the firm.  »


BlueBay appoints alternatives strategy director - macro

Wed, 17/09/2014 - 06:02

BlueBay Asset Management, a manager of fixed income and alternative investments, has appointed Wike Groenenberg in the newly-created role of alternatives strategy director - macro. »


Highwater appoints Yolanda McCoy as director

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 16:00

Cayman Islands-based boutique corporate governance services firm Highwater has expanded its team of directors with the appointment of Yolanda Banks McCoy.  »

European flags

Advent Capital hires Robert Gourlay as head of European business development

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 11:13

Advent Capital Management has appointed Robert Gourlay as managing director and head of European business development. »


BakerHostetler expands business and energy practices

Mon, 15/09/2014 - 12:27

Laura J McMahon has joined BakerHostetler as a partner in the firm’s corporate and energy practices based in the Houston office. »


ALFI appoints director of legal and tax

Mon, 15/09/2014 - 06:00

The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) has appointed Marc-André Bechet as director of legal and tax. »


Liquid Holdings Group strengthens risk team

Fri, 12/09/2014 - 14:01

Liquid Holdings Group has appointed financial services industry veterans Jeremy Shaw, Richard Boesch and Isaac Babani as senior financial engineers in the firm’s risk analytics team. »


Apex appoints chief executive

Fri, 12/09/2014 - 12:02

Apex Fund Services has named Bill Salus as chief executive officer with immediate effect. »


REDI names Michael Lax head of EMEA sales

Thu, 11/09/2014 - 16:02

REDI Holdings, provider of the REDIPlus execution management system (EMS), has appointed Michael Lax as head of EMEA sales. »


Philip Burgin heads up JTC Group’s London office

Thu, 11/09/2014 - 14:20

As part of a plan to strengthen JTC Group’s presence in London, Philip Burgin, group head of client services, will be based in JTC’s Mayfair office with effect from 15 September. »

Job page

Gottex hires senior HSBC asset management exec

Thu, 11/09/2014 - 14:00

Gottex Fund Management has appointed James Hughes to its senior multi asset investment team in London, starting on 1 October. »


Investment managers Eden Rahim and Michael Bird join Next Edge Capital Corp

Thu, 11/09/2014 - 10:05

Investment managers Eden Rahim and Michael Bird have joined Next Edge Capital Corp to provide portfolio management and financial advisory services to the firm.  »


ABN AMRO Clearing appoints FX product manager

Wed, 10/09/2014 - 14:00

ABN AMRO Clearing has recruited Noel Singh for the new role of FX product manager, responsible for developing international expansion opportunities for the firm’s currency offering. »

Open sign

Maples Fund Services opens Boston office

Wed, 10/09/2014 - 12:09

Maples Fund Services has opened an office in Boston, expanding its North American presence. »


Gallatin Advisers rebrands as PivotalPath

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 10:00

Hedge fund advisory firm Gallatin Advisers has changed its name to PivotalPath (Americas) LLC and appointed Jonathan Caplis as its chief operating officer. »


Strand Partners re-launches as Hannam and Partners

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 06:02

International resource and emerging markets focused advisory firm Strand Partners is re-launching with a new brand, Hannam and Partners. »

Ireland flag

HSBC appoints Tony McDonnell as MD of Securities Services Ireland

Mon, 08/09/2014 - 12:45

HSBC has appointed Tony McDonnell as managing director for HSBC Securities Services (Ireland) Limited (HSSI). »


Lyxor appoints Kunjal Shah as senior investment professional

Mon, 08/09/2014 - 09:31

Lyxor Asset Management has appointed Kunjal Shah as senior investment professional. »

Special report
US Hedge Fund Services 2015

US Hedge Fund Services 2015

Wed, 30/09/2015 - 11:21

A rising tide of regulation is threatening to swamp US hedge funds with significant trading, distribution and reporting issues.This Hedgeweek Special Report unravels these issues, guides managers through the solutions currently available to them, and examines the challenges of running activist hedge funds, where assets have grown to USD120 billion over the past decade... »

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The TYVIX Index: Navigating through interest rate volatility

With interest rates set to rise, this Hedgeweek Special Report examines the the latest tools available to fixed income investors and traders in the form of the CBOE/CBOT 10-year US Treasury Note Volatility Index (The TYVIX Index) and TYVIX futures, which give traders an effective way to hedge, gain exposure to, or trade interest rate volatility.... »

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Mon, 28/09/2015 - 14:40

Distributions from private equity funds have improved greatly in recent years as managers have taken advantage of improving market conditions to realise value from remaining assets in their portfolios. This has gone some way to alleviating concerns regarding the overhang of unrealised value in ageing funds; however, the issue has not yet been fully rectified, particularly as funds raised in the boom years of 2005-2008 reach the 10-year mark. ... »

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John Angelos, CBOE

Interest rate volatility is like a storm cloud building on the horizon. The US Federal Reserve has kept rates stable for nigh on a decade, but global asset managers are now preparing for their fixed income portfolios to feel the impact of a rate rise later this year.  ... »


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