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Moves & Appointments

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Peak Ridge Capital appoints Daniel J Greene as partner

Wed, 26/03/2014 - 11:26

Peak Ridge Capital has appointed Daniel J Greene as a partner. »

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Newedge appoints head of US OTC energy

Tue, 25/03/2014 - 10:30

Multi-asset brokerage and clearing specialist Newedge has appointed Edward Kevelson as head of US OTC energy. »

Rob Mirsky

KPMG's global hedge fund leader Rob Mirsky relocates to New York

Tue, 25/03/2014 - 09:00

Robert Mirsky, global head of KPMG's hedge fund practice, has relocated to New York from London where he will join the US firm to help further strengthen its alternative investments team. »

New York

OTAS Technologies expands New York and London teams

Mon, 24/03/2014 - 16:03

OTAS Technologies has hired Nick Lieder as head of its US operations. »

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Mark Gonzalez joins Newedge as head of OTC clearing sales Americas

Mon, 24/03/2014 - 14:25

Multi-asset brokerage and specialist Newedge has appointed Mark Gonzalez as head of OTC clearing sales Americas. »

Marc Spilker

Apollo president Marc Spilker to step down

Fri, 21/03/2014 - 12:10

Marc Spilker is to step down as president of alternative investment manager Apollo Global Management and as a member of the firm’s executive committee. »

Nathanaël Benzaken

Lyxor makes two senior US appointments

Thu, 20/03/2014 - 12:01

Lyxor Asset Management has made two senior management appointments in the US, which will take effect in early August 2014. »

Grant Biggar

Grant Biggar joins Algomi as strategic advisor

Wed, 19/03/2014 - 15:00

Algomi, a provider of information-matching solutions to optimise fixed income liquidity, has named Grant Biggar as a strategic advisor, effective immediately. »

London

Confluence appoints MD of sales in London

Tue, 18/03/2014 - 11:46

Confluence, a provider of automated data management solutions for the investment management industry, has appointed Hugh Byrne as managing director of sales. »

Handshake

Mark Browne joins Dechert as partner

Tue, 11/03/2014 - 15:50

Law firm Dechert has appointed Mark Browne as a partner with the firm’s financial services group in its Dublin office. »

Handshake

Multi-manager Tony Yousefian joins Charteris

Mon, 10/03/2014 - 14:00

Charteris Treasury Portfolio Managers has appointed multi-manager Tony Yousefian.  »

Dubai

Tullett Prebon AI expands into Middle East

Mon, 10/03/2014 - 12:04

Interdealer-broker Tullett Prebon’s alternative investments (AI) team has opened an office in Dubai to serve the Middle East market. »

Job page

Mishcon grows funds practice with appointment of two partners

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 16:15

Mishcon de Reya has appointed two new partners to the firm's growing funds practice. »

Handshake

AllianceBernstein appoints head of strategy and development for fund of funds group

Fri, 28/02/2014 - 06:02

AllianceBernstein has appointed Michael H Conn as managing director - strategy, operations and development, supporting the firm's fund of funds business. »

New York

Rothstein Kass adds Kevin M Goldstein as director in business advisory services practice

Thu, 27/02/2014 - 16:03

Rothstein Kass has appointed Kevin M Goldstein as a director in the firm’s business advisory services practice in its New York City office. »

Mitch Ackles

Hedge Fund Association announces 2014/2015 board election results

Tue, 25/02/2014 - 14:08

The Hedge Fund Association (HFA) has announced the results of the 2014/2015 board of director’s election. »

Handshake

Imogen Dillon Hatcher joins S&P Capital IQ as chief commercial officer

Mon, 24/02/2014 - 06:05

Imogen Dillon Hatcher is joining the S&P Capital IQ as chief commercial officer, effective 14 April.  »

Handshake

Wall Street Horizon expands leadership team

Wed, 19/02/2014 - 14:25

Wall Street Horizon has appointed Bob Aloisi as vice president of product management, Joseph Ranieri as director of client management and Gerry Berian as director of operations. »

Handshake

Linear Investments COO to leave the firm

Tue, 18/02/2014 - 14:09

Jason Fitzpatrick, one of the original founders of Linear Investments, is leaving the business for personal reasons. »

Lionel Paquin, CEO, Lyxor Asset Management

Lyxor appoints Paquin as CEO

Thu, 13/02/2014 - 17:09

Alternative investment and exchange traded fund specialist Lyxor Asset Management (Lyxor) has appointed Lionel Paquin (pictured) as chief executive officer (CEO) with immediate effect. »

Handshake

Jonathan Schapiro joins BI-SAM to spearhead cloud solutions offering

Thu, 13/02/2014 - 16:00

BI-SAM has appointed Jonathan Schapiro as global head of cloud solutions.  »

Regulation

DMS Offshore Investment Services expands FATCA task force

Thu, 13/02/2014 - 14:15

Fund governance firm DMS Offshore Investment Services has expanded its FATCA task force with the addition of Alaina Danley, formerly director of finance at Bain Capital, and Jennifer Dimitri, formerly director of investment compliance at the University of North Carolina endowment system. »

Job page

Stephens International appoints Jeremy Kemp as director

Wed, 12/02/2014 - 13:37

Stephens International, an executive search consultancy focused on the global (re)insurance and financial markets, has appointed Jeremy Kemp as a director. »

Germany flag

Liquidnet hires Hauer as sales director for Germany

Tue, 11/02/2014 - 13:52

Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, has appointed Oliver Hauer as sales director, Germany in the firm’s London-based EMEA team. »

Europe flags

BI-SAM appoints Richard Irons as executive director Europe

Mon, 10/02/2014 - 16:01

BI-SAM, a provider of performance measurement and attribution, risk analytics, composites management and client reporting solutions for the global asset management industry, has appointed Richard Irons as executive director Europe. »

Chicago

Iron Road Capital Partners expands Chicago team

Fri, 07/02/2014 - 10:14

RMB Capital has appointed Kerry Jordan as director of business development for Iron Road Capital Partners, the firm’s alternative investment platform. »

Announcement

BATS Global Markets names combined executive team

Fri, 07/02/2014 - 06:02

BATS Global Markets has named the members of its combined executive team, effective with the 31 January close of the company’s merger with Direct Edge.  »

Handshake

Federated Investors expands alternatives/managed-risk group

Thu, 06/02/2014 - 14:02

Federated Investors has hired Michael T Dieschbourg to head the company's alternatives/managed-risk investment group.   »

Board of directors

Aston Hill appoints John Fielding to its board of directors

Wed, 05/02/2014 - 06:07

Canadian asset management company Aston Hill Financial has appointed John Fielding to its board of directors, effective immediately. »

Stethoscope

Healthcare equity long/short team added to Mariner Incubation Platform

Tue, 04/02/2014 - 13:01

Mariner Investment Group has named Robert Hodgson and Michael Oberdorf to run a global healthcare long/short equity portfolio on the Mariner Incubation Platform. »

features
Article
Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign wealth funds, though small in number and secretive in nature, wield considerable influence as investors as a result of their sizeable assets under management. This extract is taken from Preqin’s latest report which features exclusive content from the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review.  ... »

Special report
Hedgeweek Special Report: Hedge Fund Administration

Hedge Fund Administration 2015

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57

Mergers and acquisitions in recent years have changed the face of hedge fund administration. Big custodial banks are likely to dominate the HFA space in years to come, forming one part of a barbell with a number of well-run, well-capitalised independent HFAs on the other end. This report examines the implications for both hedge funds and their administrators... »

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North America

Private debt in North America

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06

The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »

Special report
State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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