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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. »

Handshake

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. »

John Barker

Former Liquidnet Europe chief appointed executive chairman of BCS

Thu, 16/01/2014 - 12:14

BCS, the largest trader of equities and FX on the Russian exchange, has appointed John Barker as executive chairman of BCS Financial Group (BCS) in London. »

John P Havens

John Havens joins Napier Park Global Capital as partner and non-executive chairman

Wed, 15/01/2014 - 16:00

Alternative asset management firm Napier Park Global Capital has appointed John P Havens as partner and non-executive chairman. »

Meeting

GrizzlyRock Capital expands management team

Wed, 15/01/2014 - 10:09

Alternative asset management firm GrizzlyRock Capital has appointed Chris Ricciardi as managing partner and head of business development and Doug Laux as chief financial officer. »

Handshake

PAAMCO names four new partners

Wed, 15/01/2014 - 06:38

Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company (PAAMCO), the USD15.6bn fund of hedge funds investment firm, has promoted Ronan Cosgrave, Putri Pascualy, Anne‐Gaelle Pouille and Jeffrey Willardson to partners. »

UK flag

Argos Investment Managers to expand in the UK

Tue, 14/01/2014 - 16:11

Argos Investment Managers, a boutique investment firm which manages specialist high conviction investment strategies including the European microcap fund Argonaut, is expanding its operations in the UK. »

Handshake

New partner to join Simmons & Simmons’ funds team

Tue, 14/01/2014 - 10:07

International law firm Simmons & Simmons has appointed Dale Gabbert to its funds practice in London. »

Handshake

Richards Kibbe & Orbe names new managing partners

Mon, 13/01/2014 - 06:01

Jennifer Grady and Craig A Newman have been named as managing partners of Richards Kibbe & Orbe (RK&O). »

Two fingers

Elementum promotes two to principal

Fri, 10/01/2014 - 06:03

Elementum Advisors has promoted Jake Weber and Nick Jagoda to principal, effective 1 January 2014. »

Cayman Islands

Ogier appoints Shameer Jasani as partner

Thu, 09/01/2014 - 12:15

Ogier has appointed Shameer Jasani as a partner in the firm’s Cayman Islands corporate and funds team. 
 
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London

Carmignac Gestion Group appoints European equities team in London

Wed, 08/01/2014 - 14:38

Carmignac Gestion Group has appointed four-man European equities team, headed by Muhammed Yesilhark. »

Handshake

Ramius names head of liquid alternative products

Wed, 08/01/2014 - 14:08

Ramius has appointed Bradley Sussman as managing director and head of liquid alternative products. »

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. »

Handshake

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. »

Handshake

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. »

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