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Hedge Fund Association appoints new Midwest Chapter

Tue, 15/03/2016 - 09:06

The Hedge Fund Association (HFA) has made two US regional leadership appointments to enhance its growing Midwest presence. HFA's board of directors has appointed Lisa Tamburini and John Maddente as Co-Directors of HFA's Midwest region, where they will organise educational and networking events in Chicago, Milwaukee and additional locations. »

Pacific Fund Systems appoints CFO

Tue, 15/03/2016 - 09:03

Pacific Fund Systems Limited (PFS), the leading global provider of fully integrated fund accounting and administration software via the PFS-PAXUS application, has appointed Lisa Nelson as PFS Chief Financial Officer. »

Point72 hires Dr Gio Valiante as Head Performance Coach

Mon, 14/03/2016 - 09:07

Point72 Asset Management (Point72), the family office managing the assets of its founder, Steven A Cohen (pictured), and eligible employees, has appointed Dr Gio Valiante as Head Performance Coach. »

JonesTrading expands Asia trading group

Fri, 11/03/2016 - 09:41

JonesTrading Institutional Services, an institutional equity block trading and execution firm based in the United States, is expanding into pan-Asian trading. »

Giuseppe Mirante joins HIG Capital as MD

Fri, 11/03/2016 - 09:19

HIG Capital has appointed Giuseppe Mirante as Managing Director of Bayside Capital, the firm’s distressed debt and special situations affiliate. Mirante, who has over 15 years of private equity and distressed debt experience, will be based in London. »

FundCount appoints investment technology veteran Mike Slemmer in leadership role

Fri, 11/03/2016 - 09:18

FundCount, a Boston-based provider of investment management, general ledger and partnership accounting software for single and multi-family offices, fund administrators, hedge funds, private equity and related investment firms, has appointed Michael Slemmer CFA (pictured) as Chief Operating Officer for the Americas. »

Gresham House appoints former Morgan Stanley Chief European Equity Strategist to forestry subsidiary

Thu, 10/03/2016 - 16:46

Specialist asset manager Gresham House has appointed Richard Davidson (pictured) as Chair of the Investment Committee of its forestry management subsidiary, Aitchesse Ltd. He will also become Lead Fund Manager of the Gresham House Forestry Fund.  »

Aspect hires the team behind Auriel Capital Management

Thu, 10/03/2016 - 16:40

Aspect Capital (Aspect), the USD6.6 billion systematic investment manager, has acquired Auriel Capital Management (Auriel) and hired the firm’s team. »

SEC creates Office of Risk and Strategy for its national exam programme

Thu, 10/03/2016 - 09:46

The Securities and Exchange Commission has created the Office of Risk and Strategy within its Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE). The new office will consolidate and streamline OCIE’s risk assessment, market surveillance, and quantitative analysis teams and provide operational risk management and organisational strategy for OCIE. »

SYZ Asset Management strengthens and expands multi-asset offering

Thu, 10/03/2016 - 09:31

SYZ Asset Management, the institutional management division of the SYZ Group, is adding two new multi-asset strategies to its range – Active Allocation and Risk-Based Allocation. »

AI Insight makes two new senior-level hires

Thu, 10/03/2016 - 09:27

AI Insight, a specialist in alternative investment research, education and compliance documentation, has recruited Laura Sexton and Patrick McGowan to further develop the firm’s program management capabilities and expand relationships within the broker dealer and RIA communities. »

Cordium adds Brad Prodger to San Francisco team

Wed, 09/03/2016 - 09:26

Cordium, a provider of regulatory compliance consulting, software, accounting and tax services to the asset management and securities industry, has appointed Brad Prodger as Vice President of Business Development, Strategic Partnerships and Distribution Channels. »

Jersey Finance appoints London Business Development Director

Tue, 08/03/2016 - 16:46

Jersey Finance has appointed William McGilivray as Business Development Director for London. »

TradeStation Group announces new President

Tue, 08/03/2016 - 09:13

TradeStation Group, parent company of broker-dealer and futures commission merchant TradeStation Securities, the award-winning broker-dealer and futures commission merchant, has announced that Salomon Sredni will retire as President and CEO and from the board of directors effective 31 March, 2016. »

T Boone Pickens' BP Capital Fund Advisors adds Brad Olsen to investment team

Tue, 08/03/2016 - 09:11

BP Capital Fund Advisors has appointed Brad Olsen as Principal and Portfolio Manager of the TwinLine MLP Fund and the TwinLine Energy Fund.  »

Victory Park Capital announces promotions and new hires

Mon, 07/03/2016 - 17:08

Victory Park Capital (VPC), an investment firm focused on private middle market debt and equity investments, has promoted three experienced investment professionals, and made three new hires. »

Aquila Capital appoints Manfred Schraepler as Managing Director

Mon, 07/03/2016 - 16:59

Aquila Capital has appointed of industry expert Manfred Schraepler as Managing Director and Business Unit Head, Financial Assets and Liquid Private Markets. »

Industry veteran joins Agile Fund Solutions’ hedge fund CFO business

Mon, 07/03/2016 - 16:57

Agile Fund Solutions has appointed industry veteran David Proskin as Chief Financial Officer in the firm’s New York office. »

Crestline Investors expands opportunistic credit platform

Mon, 07/03/2016 - 16:54

Crestline Investors has hire an experienced European Opportunistic Credit team and opened its first European office in London. This move represents an expansion of the firm's well-established US Opportunistic Credit Platform. »

Stradley Ronon adds four investment management partners and opens Chicago office

Fri, 04/03/2016 - 16:08

Stradley Ronon has opened an office in Chicago with the hiring of former K&L Gates Partners David P Glatz and Alan P Goldberg, both of whom join the firm as partners in the investment management group. »

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. »

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