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Investment funds lawyer Christopher Knight joins Akin Gump in Hong Kong

Investment funds lawyer Christopher Knight joins Akin Gump in Hong Kong

Wed, 27/07/2016 - 10:00

Investment funds lawyer Christopher Knight (pictured) has joined Akin Gump as counsel in its investment management practice in the Hong Kong office. »

UBS Asset Management appoints Hayden Briscoe as head of fixed income, Asia Pacific

UBS Asset Management appoints Hayden Briscoe as head of fixed income, Asia Pacific

Wed, 27/07/2016 - 07:54

UBS Asset Management has appointed Hayden Briscoe (pictured) as head of fixed income, Asia Pacific, with immediate effect. »

Jupiter hires Magnus Spence for new alternatives role

Jupiter hires Magnus Spence for new alternatives role

Wed, 27/07/2016 - 07:31

Jupiter has appointed Magnus Spence as head of investments, alternatives, responsible for developing and expanding Jupiter’s capability in this asset class. »

Backstop Solutions expands in Asia Pacific with Hong Kong office and new hire

Backstop Solutions expands in Asia Pacific with Hong Kong office and new hire

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 10:32

Backstop Solutions Group, a provider of cloud-based solutions for hedge funds, funds of funds, pensions, endowments, private equity firms, consultants and family offices, has expanded into the Asia Pacific region with the opening of its sixth office and the hiring of seasoned industry professional Steve Au (pictured) as director of institutional sales – APAC. »

David Buzen joins Assured Guaranty to establish alternative investments group

David Buzen joins Assured Guaranty to establish alternative investments group

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 08:22

Assured Guaranty has appointed David A Buzen as senior managing director of its newly formed alternative investments group. »

James Perry joins Maples Fund Services as head of institutional investor solutions

James Perry joins Maples Fund Services as head of institutional investor solutions

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 08:00

Maples Fund Services has appointed James Perry as head of institutional investor solutions, effective immediately. »

Citco Capital Solutions to provide capital advisory solutions to hedge fund, private equity and real estate firms

Citco Capital Solutions to provide capital advisory solutions to hedge fund, private equity and real estate firms

Mon, 25/07/2016 - 13:36

The Citco Group of Companies has launched Citco Capital Solutions, a capital advisory service that will focus on arranging debt and equity capital for sponsors and investors in alternative investment vehicles. »

Apex makes three senior appointments

Apex makes three senior appointments

Mon, 25/07/2016 - 10:31

Apex Fund Services has made three senior appointments from KPMG, State Street and JP Morgan. »

Cordium appoints Doug Morgan as group chief executive

Cordium appoints Doug Morgan as group chief executive

Mon, 25/07/2016 - 10:04

Governance, risk and compliance services specialist Cordium has appointed Doug Morgan as group chief executive with immediate effect. Morgan assumes the leadership of Cordium’s executive team and will initially be based in the US before relocating full-time to the UK in the third quarter. »

Mike Byrne

Proactive approach will put Jersey’s funds industry in a strong position says new JFA chairman

Thu, 21/07/2016 - 12:35

Jersey’s proactive approach to developing new funds legislation together with its commitment to enhancing links with overseas markets will ensure its funds industry can look forward to a positive future, according to Mike Byrne (pictured), the new Chairman of the Jersey Funds Association (JFA). »

Handshake

Hedge Fund Livermore Partners adds to advisory board

Thu, 21/07/2016 - 12:10

Hedge fund Livermore Partners has added Rob Wildeboer to its advisory board. Wildeboer is the Executive Chairman of the Board at Martinrea International, an auto parts manufacturer located in Canada with more than USD3 billion in annual revenues.  »

Bryan Duffy

IIM’s Hybrid Strategy outperforms benchmark by 25 per cent since launch

Thu, 21/07/2016 - 07:46

Incline Investment Management (IIM) is marking the fourth anniversary of its proprietary investment program, the Systematic Hybrid Strategy, which has outperformed its benchmark, the HFRX Macro: Systematic Diversified CTA Index by close to 25 per cent since its launch in July 2012. »

Eaton Vance expands European leveraged credit research capabilities

Eaton Vance expands European leveraged credit research capabilities

Wed, 20/07/2016 - 12:39

Hari Thirumalai has joined Eaton Vance Management (International) Limited’s global high yield team in London as a senior analyst. »

Luke Ellis to succeed PIMCO-bound Manny Roman as Man Group CEO

Luke Ellis to succeed PIMCO-bound Manny Roman as Man Group CEO

Wed, 20/07/2016 - 09:10

Luke Ellis is to succeed Emmanuel (Manny) Roman as chief executive officer of Man Group on 1 September 2016. Roman is stepping down from Man Group’s board on 31 August 2016 to take up the role of chief executive officer at PIMCO from 1 November. »

Brian Nick joins TIAA Investments as chief investment strategist

Brian Nick joins TIAA Investments as chief investment strategist

Wed, 20/07/2016 - 09:01

TIAA Global Asset Management has appointed of Brian Nick (pictured) as chief investment strategist for TIAA Investments. »

Jim Iorio joins EBS BrokerTec as global head of sales

Jim Iorio joins EBS BrokerTec as global head of sales

Tue, 19/07/2016 - 09:23

EBS BrokerTec, ICAP's electronic foreign exchange (FX) and fixed income business, has appointed Jim Iorio as global head of sales. »

Tremblant Capital appoints Daniel E Waters as co-president

Tremblant Capital appoints Daniel E Waters as co-president

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 08:14

Tremblant Capital Group, a global asset management firm specialising in long/short and long-only equity investing, has appointed Daniel Watersas a partner and co-president.  »

Preston Hollow adds credit and asset management talent

Preston Hollow adds credit and asset management talent

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 08:12

Preston Hollow Capital has hired Travis Shull (pictured) as senior underwriter and Brian Fuller as senior asset manager. »

OptionMetrics expands technology, development and operations team

OptionMetrics expands technology, development and operations team

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 08:11

OptionMetrics, a provider of historical option price data, tools and analytics, has bolstered its global technology, development and operations team with the addition of veteran systems engineers, software engineers and quality assurance specialists. »

MainstreamBPO opens New York office

MainstreamBPO opens New York office

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 12:56

MainstreamBPO has opened a New York office for its hedge fund administration business. »

Man GLG completes emerging markets debt team with five senior hires

Man GLG completes emerging markets debt team with five senior hires

Wed, 13/07/2016 - 09:44

Man GLG, the discretionary investment management business of Man Group, has appointed five senior investment professionals, completing the firm’s recently established emerging markets debt team. »

Pacific Fund Systems strengthens management team

Pacific Fund Systems strengthens management team

Wed, 13/07/2016 - 08:06

Pacific Fund Systems (PFS), a provider of fund accounting and transfer agency administration software via its PFS-PAXUS application, has made two senior appointments to its European-based executive team. »

Unigestion moves into new London office for expanded UK team

Unigestion moves into new London office for expanded UK team

Tue, 12/07/2016 - 13:14

Boutique asset manager Unigestion has moved its London-based staff into new London headquarters in Stratford Place, W1. »

New recruits strengthen management team at Catella Hedgefond

New recruits strengthen management team at Catella Hedgefond

Tue, 12/07/2016 - 09:42

Martin Jonsson and Anders Wennberg have been recruited as new senior managers for the team at the Catella Hedgefond fund. »

Four fund managers to leave Catella

Four fund managers to leave Catella

Fri, 08/07/2016 - 09:24

Catella has confirmed media reports that four fund managers from Catella Fondförvaltning have chosen to leave the company.  »

MUFG Investor Services appoints Marc Russell-Jones as head of business development for EMEA

MUFG Investor Services appoints Marc Russell-Jones as head of business development for EMEA

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 12:38

MUFG Investor Services, the global asset servicing arm of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, has appointed Marc Russell-Jones as head of business development for EMEA. »

Mourant Ozannes Hong Kong moves to new premises

Mourant Ozannes Hong Kong moves to new premises

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 10:17

Law firm Mourant Ozannes has moved to new office space at Landmark in order to accommodate rapid expansion in its Hong Kong office. »

Lemanik Asset Management strengthens alternative funds offering with three hires

Lemanik Asset Management strengthens alternative funds offering with three hires

Tue, 05/07/2016 - 08:08

Lemanik Asset Management has made three new hires within its Luxembourg third-party management company to accelerate its positioning as the reference governance provider to UCITS and Alternative Investment Funds. »

Danesmead Partners hires former Soros CFO

Danesmead Partners hires former Soros CFO

Tue, 05/07/2016 - 07:58

Cayman based alternative fund governance specialist Danesmead Partners has appointed former Soros Fund Management chief financial officer (CFO) Tracie Ahern as a director and principal of the firm.  »

Jersey Finance appoints Greater China business development director

Jersey Finance appoints Greater China business development director

Mon, 04/07/2016 - 13:37

Jersey Finance has appointed An Kelles (pictured) as business development director for Greater China, to spearhead its strategy across the Far East. »

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