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Derek West, DTCC

DTCC appoints chief compliance officer for European global trade repository business

Tue, 17/01/2017 - 09:43

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has appointed Derek West, former senior director of derivatives oversight at the Quebec Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), as executive director and chief compliance officer for the firm’s European Global Trade Repository (GTR) business. »

Peter Zangari, MSCI

MSCI appoints head of securitised products research

Tue, 17/01/2017 - 09:27

MSCI has appointed David Zhang has head of securitised products research, a newly created role. »

Markus Ruetimann, Global Prime Partners

Global Prime Partners appoints former Schroders COO to board

Fri, 13/01/2017 - 14:24

Markus Ruetimann has joined the board of Global Prime Partners as senior non-executive director. »

Goodwin adds private investment funds team in London

Goodwin adds private investment funds team in London

Thu, 12/01/2017 - 08:58

Law firm Goodwin has expanded its private equity and private investment funds practices with the appointment of six new partners, 15 associates and five trainees in the London office, all of whom join from the London office of King & Wood Mallesons (KWM). »

Sprott appoints director

Sprott appoints director

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 13:28

Sprott has appointed Ron Dewhurst to its board of directors, effective 9 January 2017. »

Andrew Chonoles, Kleinberg Kaplan

Hedge fund law firm Kleinberg Kaplan promotes three to partner

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 10:16

New York law firm Kleinberg, Kaplan, Wolff & Cohen has appointed Jared R Gianatasio, Jason W Soncini, and Christopher M Terry as partner at the firm. »

Paul Lynch, itarle

itarle appoints head of quantitative services

Tue, 10/01/2017 - 10:04

itarle UK, a provider of multi-asset best execution technology, has appointed Tom Middleton to head its quantitative services department. »

BGC Partners adds to London credit team

BGC Partners adds to London credit team

Tue, 10/01/2017 - 09:49

BGC Partners, a brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets, has appointed Arran Rowsell as head of credit strategy in London. »

Semper Capital Management appoints CIO

Semper Capital Management appoints CIO

Tue, 10/01/2017 - 07:58

Semper Capital Management, a privately-owned New York-based boutique fixed-income investment manager, has appointed Zach Cooper, formerly Semper's deputy chief investment officer, as chief investment officer. »

Melissa Waller, AIF Institute

Melissa Waller named president of AIF Institute

Tue, 10/01/2017 - 07:37

Alternative Investments Forum (AIF) has appointed veteran institutional investor Melissa Waller as president of its newly formed AIF Institute.  »

Dame Amelia Fawcett, HFSB

HFSB adds new APAC committee members

Mon, 09/01/2017 - 09:32

The Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB), the global standard-setting body for the alternative investment industry, has added George Long, founder, chairman and CIO of LIM Advisors, and Danny Yong, founding partner and CIO of Dymon Asia Capital, to its APAC Committee. »

Eric Soderberg, Forefront

Forefront Communications appoints managing partner

Mon, 09/01/2017 - 08:54

Forefront Communications Group, a boutique marketing and PR firm focused on the capital markets and fintech, has appointed Eric Soderberg as a managing partner of the firm. »

Gibson Dunn adds private funds lawyer in London

Gibson Dunn adds private funds lawyer in London

Fri, 06/01/2017 - 09:03

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher has appointed Joshua Tod as of counsel in the firm’s London office.  »

K&L Gates adds former FINRA senior counsel as government enforcement partner

K&L Gates adds former FINRA senior counsel as government enforcement partner

Fri, 06/01/2017 - 07:25

Law firm K&L Gates has appointed Michael T Dyson as a partner in the government enforcement practice of its Washington DC office. »

Sean Kearney, Greenstone

Greenstone expands executive management team

Thu, 05/01/2017 - 09:02

Greenstone Equity Partners, a fund placement firm based in the Middle East, has hired Sean Kearney as chief operating officer and Khalid Alkelabi as managing director, investor relationships. »

Peter Brown, RBS International

RBS International appoints head of funds

Wed, 04/01/2017 - 14:21

Peter Brown has been appointed head of funds at RBS International to drive the expansion of the bank’s offering to the alternative funds sector. »

Timothy Massad

Timothy Massad resigns as CFTC chairman

Wed, 04/01/2017 - 10:57

Timothy G Massad has tendered his resignation as chairman of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to President Obama, effective 20 January 2017. »

Kim Koopersmith, Akin Gump

Akin Gump promotes 10 to partnership

Wed, 04/01/2017 - 09:14

Law firm Akin Gump has elected 10 new partners, effective 1 January 2017. »

Jeremy Berry, Fried Frank

Fried Frank adds partner to asset management group

Wed, 04/01/2017 - 09:08

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson has named Jeremy Berry as a partner in the firm’s asset management practice. »

Daniel Strachman, Apex

Apex appoints head of US business development

Wed, 04/01/2017 - 08:50

Apex Fund Services has appointed Daniel Strachman as head of US business development. »

Edward T Tilly, CBOE

CBOE chairman Bill Brodsky to step down

Fri, 23/12/2016 - 10:38

William J Brodsky, Susan M Phillips and R Eden Martin, among CBOE Holdings' longest serving board members, are to step down from the board upon the closing of CBOE’s acquisition of Bats Global Markets. »

Cowen makes senior electronic trading hires

Cowen makes senior electronic trading hires

Thu, 22/12/2016 - 08:56

Cowen Group has made two new senior hires within the electronic trading division of Cowen & Company. »

Pete Sinisgalli, Eze Software

Eze Software opens Toronto office

Wed, 21/12/2016 - 08:20

Eze Software Group, a provider of global investment management technology, has opened an office in Toronto. »

Karen O’Hanlon, First Names

First Names appoints MD of Singapore business

Mon, 19/12/2016 - 14:02

Independent trust, fund, real estate and corporate services provider First Names Group has promoted Karen O’Hanlon to managing director of its Singapore business. »

Martin Smith, FundBPO

FundBPO opens office in Malta

Fri, 16/12/2016 - 12:32

Global fund administrator FundBPO has opened an office in Malta which will be headed by new hire Malcolm St John. »

Tom Landsbergen, Triad Securities

Triad Securities expands into Boston

Fri, 16/12/2016 - 10:04

Triad Securities is expanding into the Boston area with the hiring of Tom Landsbergen as director, prime brokerage sales.  »

Quantopian hires CFO

Quantopian hires CFO

Fri, 16/12/2016 - 09:06

Quantopian, a free online platform for the education and creation of institutional-quality investment algorithms, has hired Marc Volpe as chief financial officer (CFO). »

Luke Ellis, Man Group

HFSB appoints Luke Ellis and Henry Kenner to board

Thu, 15/12/2016 - 10:37

The Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB) has appointed Luke Ellis, CEO of Man Group, and Henry Kenner, CEO and founder of Arrowgrass Capital Partners, to its board. »

Don Steinbrugge, Agecroft

Help For Children appoints four members to global board of directors

Thu, 15/12/2016 - 09:54

Help For Children, formerly Hedge Fund Care, has appointed four new members to its global board of directors – Don Steinbrugge, Jeffrey Bronheim, Lucia Arienti and Nicholas Halaby. »

Richard S Hollander, Aristotle

Aristotle launches Aristotle Atlantic Partners

Thu, 15/12/2016 - 09:04

Investment management firm Aristotle has launched Aristotle Atlantic Partners, a New York City-based investment management firm focused on large cap growth and large cap core domestic equity strategies. »

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