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ERI Scientific Beta names executive management team


Tue, 03/06/2014 - 16:11

ERI Scientific Beta, the smart beta index provider offshoot of EDHEC-Risk Institute, has named its international executive team covering the ERI Scientific Beta locations in Boston, London, Nice, Paris, Singapore and Tokyo. »

Jos Dijsselhof

Euronext appoints chief operating officer

Tue, 03/06/2014 - 15:06

Euronext, a wholly owned subsidiary of IntercontinentalExchange Group (ICE), has appointed Jos Dijsselhof as chief operating officer with effect from 1 July 2014, pending regulatory approvals.  »

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GoldMoney appoints two directors

Mon, 02/06/2014 - 16:00

GoldMoney, the online precious metals trader, has strengthened its management expertise with the promotion of two new directors, Natasha Le Dain-Cyples and Christina Irgel. »

Team meeting

Rothstein Kass partners and employees to join KPMG

Mon, 02/06/2014 - 14:11

Most of the principals and employees of Rothstein Kass, a professional services firm in the hedge fund industry, are to join US audit and tax advisory firm KPMG. »

Robert K Steel

Robert K Steel joins Perella Weinberg Partners as CEO

Thu, 29/05/2014 - 12:03

Robert K Steel has joined investment advisory and asset management firm Perella Weinberg Partners as chief executive officer, with effect from 7 July 2014. »

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Evanston Capital Management hires VP – business development

Thu, 29/05/2014 - 10:00

Alternative investment management firm Evanston Capital Management (ECM) has appointed Carl Gargula as vice president – business development. »

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FNEX names Chris Nelson chief technology officer

Wed, 28/05/2014 - 08:53

Alternative investment and private securities marketplace FNEX has appointed Chris Nelson as the company’s chief technology officer.   »

European flags

DMS Offshore Investment Services expands European operations

Wed, 28/05/2014 - 08:50

Fund governance firm DMS Offshore Investment Services is expanding its operations in Europe to take advantage of new opportunities in the alternative investment funds market. »

Jane Buchan

Buchan and Gradel appointed to HFSB

Mon, 26/05/2014 - 14:05

Jane Buchan, the founder of Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company (PAAMCO), and Chris Gradel, a founder of PAG in Asia, have joined the board of the Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB). »

Asia Pacific

Neuberger Berman makes key client-facing appointments in Asia

Wed, 21/05/2014 - 16:10

Neuberger Berman Asia has appointed six marketing and sales executives in Asia, as the firm grows to meet client demand in the region. »

Dr Ed Altman

Tradex Global Advisors adds Ed Altman to short-biased high yield team

Wed, 21/05/2014 - 14:00

Dr Ed Altman has joined the high yield team at alternative asset management company Tradex in an alliance to help execute the firm's Short-Biased High Yield strategy.  »

Marketing

FNEX appoints Carissa Newton as chief marketing officer

Wed, 21/05/2014 - 11:31

FNEX, the financial marketplace for alternative investments, has appointed Carissa Newton as the company’s chief marketing officer. »

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Paul Rowady promoted to principal at TABB Group

Tue, 20/05/2014 - 11:56

TABB Group has promoted Paul Rowady to principal, head of research for the capital markets research and consulting firm’s new Research Alliance Data & Analytics (DnA) IT practice. »

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BDO makes new financial services hire

Tue, 20/05/2014 - 06:09

Accountancy and business advisory firm BDO has appointed Chris Bellairs as partner within the financial services practice.  »

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North Street Global hires hedge fund industry veteran Kira Bazile as president

Mon, 19/05/2014 - 16:06

North Street Global, a diversified financial services firm headquartered in New York City with an office in Los Angeles, has appointed hedge fund industry veteran Kira Bazile as president.  »

Research

Sigma Analysis & Management appoints chief research officer

Fri, 16/05/2014 - 14:30

Sigma Analysis & Management has appointed Dr Ranjan Bhaduri as chief research officer to expand the firm’s strategic capabilities in the hedge fund space.  »

European flags

Reed Smith expands European funds practice

Fri, 16/05/2014 - 12:31

Law firm Reed Smith has appointed partner Winston Penhall and associate Matt Evans to its funds group in London. »

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JTC Group appoints group head of fund services

Thu, 15/05/2014 - 14:30

Angus Taylor has joined JTC Group as group head of fund services. »

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Mike Miller to join AlphaHedge Capital Partners

Wed, 14/05/2014 - 13:33

AlphaHedge Capital Partners, a liquid alternatives platform, has appointed J Michael Miller as senior vice president, investor relations to head up sales, marketing and relationship management.  »

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Investcorp hedge funds group hires business development specialist

Wed, 14/05/2014 - 12:11

Investcorp, a provider and manager of alternative investment products, has appointed David Walsh to the firm’s hedge funds business.  »

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Omni Partners appoints chief executive of CBFL

Tue, 13/05/2014 - 13:03

Alternative investment specialist Omni Partners has appointed John Jenkins as chief executive of CBFL, the captive origination platform for the firm’s lending business and the Omni Secured Lending Fund. »

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Cello Capital Management adds senior portfolio manager for agency MBS

Mon, 12/05/2014 - 10:01

Cello Capital Management, a mortgage-backed securities (MBS) investment manager, has appointed Nicholas Letica as a managing director and senior portfolio manager. »

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Ken Goodreau joins FlowPoint Capital Partners as CIO

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 10:04

Ken Goodreau has joined FlowPoint Capital Partners as chief investment officer and portfolio manager. »

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John Riley quits as CFTC legislative affairs director

Thu, 08/05/2014 - 10:05

John Riley, the legislative affairs director at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, is leaving the agency this month after a 30-year career in Federal service. »

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Pierre-Henri Flamand named senior portfolio manager at GLG

Thu, 08/05/2014 - 06:23

Alternative investment manager Man Group has appointed Pierre-Henri Flamand as senior portfolio manager at GLG. »

Robert Caporale

Milestone Group names former JP Morgan exec Robert Caporale as head of North America

Thu, 08/05/2014 - 06:01

Milestone Group, a provider of fund processing solutions to the funds industry, has appointed Robert Caporale as managing director and head of North America. »

London

bfinance makes management changes in London

Wed, 07/05/2014 - 16:00

bfinance has made a number of senior management changes within its London office and promoted key executives. »

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TABB Group promotes Matt Simon to principal, head of futures research

Wed, 07/05/2014 - 13:12

TABB Group has promoted Matt Simon to principal, head of futures research for the capital markets research and consulting firm’s expanding Research Alliance Derivatives practice. »

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Options names former NYSE Euronext exec as managing director for Europe

Wed, 07/05/2014 - 06:30

Private financial cloud provider Options has appointed former NYSE Euronext executive Richard Hughes as senior vice president, managing director for Europe. »

Globe

Fortress to add new global equity strategy

Tue, 06/05/2014 - 14:07

The global investment team of Centaurus Capital, led by chief investment officer Randy Freeman, is to join the Fortress Investment Group’s liquid markets business. »

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Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06

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