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Alceda appoints Silvia Wagner as MD in Luxembourg

Thu, 05/12/2013 - 12:00

Alceda has appointed Silvia Wagner as managing director of Alceda Fund Management in Luxembourg subject to the approval of the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF). »

Research

Commonfund appoints Kristofer S Kwait as head of hedge fund research

Wed, 04/12/2013 - 12:00

Commonfund, an institutional investment firm serving non-profits, pension funds and other institutional investors, has appointed current managing director Kristofer S Kwait as head of hedge fund research. »

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Mariner Investment Group adds fourth portfolio team to Mariner Incubation Platform

Wed, 04/12/2013 - 11:38

Mariner Investment Group has named Jonathan Loflin, formerly a senior portfolio manager and partner of BlueMountain Capital, to run a global derivatives relative-value portfolio on the Mariner Incubation Platform. »

London

BCS hires senior trader to start up UK equity trading operations

Mon, 02/12/2013 - 16:06

BCS, a trader of equities and derivatives on the Russian exchange, has appointed Gareth Johnson as senior trader to the London office, as of the beginning of October. »

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Carne adds Laren Gillespie to Cayman Islands fund director team

Fri, 29/11/2013 - 06:02

Carne has appointed Laren Gillespie to its team of Cayman Islands independent fund directors. »

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CF Partners appoints Christopher Sherlock as COO

Tue, 26/11/2013 - 16:08

CF Partners, an advisory, trading and investments firm specialising in renewables and energy, has appointed Chris Sherlock as chief operating officer. »

Robyn Holloway, DST Systems

DST expands efforts in retail investment alternatives marketplace

Tue, 26/11/2013 - 14:00

Robyn Holloway has joined DST Systems as vice president of sales for its alternative investment solutions business. »

Mitch Ackles, president, HFA

Hedge Fund Association appoints US regional chapter leaders

Tue, 26/11/2013 - 12:12

The Hedge Fund Association (HFA) has appointed Thalius Hecksher as regional director for the HFA’s Southeast Chapter, and Robert G Sawyer in the newly created role of regional director for the HFA’s Boston Chapter. »

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Confluence appoints Jimmy Harrington has as global sales account executive

Tue, 26/11/2013 - 06:03

Confluence, a provider of automated data management solutions for the investment management industry, has appointed Jimmy Harrington as a global sales account executive. »

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Ivy High Income Opportunities Fund names Nelson as portfolio manager

Mon, 25/11/2013 - 06:12

Veteran high-yield portfolio manager William M Nelson has assumed portfolio management of the Ivy High Income Opportunities Fund, effective immediately. »

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Artisan Partners appoints Bryan Krug to head sixth autonomous investment team

Fri, 22/11/2013 - 16:10

Fixed income portfolio manager Bryan C Krug is to join Artisan Partners Asset Management. »

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Man appoints Dev Sanyal as non-exec director

Fri, 22/11/2013 - 06:02

Dev Sanyal has been appointed as a non-executive director of Man Group with effect from 1 December 2013. »

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Forward adds industry veteran Schulter to sales team

Thu, 21/11/2013 - 10:04

Forward Management has added veteran sales professional Brad Schulter to its sales team. »

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Cantor Fitzgerald Europe expands credit fixed income business

Wed, 20/11/2013 - 06:02

Cantor Fitzgerald Europe has added to its credit fixed income sales and trading team with the appointment of Sara Simmons and Per Mortensen as managing directors based in London. »

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EDHEC-Risk Institute adds five members to international advisory board

Tue, 19/11/2013 - 13:28

EDHEC-Risk Institute has appointed five new members to its international advisory board. »

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Neptune appoints James Cripps as non-executive director

Mon, 18/11/2013 - 14:13

Neptune Investment Management has appointed James Cripps, who recently retired as a partner in Slaughter and May, to its board of directors. »

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Agecroft Partners looking to add new manager during Q1 2014

Wed, 13/11/2013 - 10:11

Agecroft Partners is seeking to add a hedge fund to its manager line up during the first quarter of 2014 and is beginning a due diligence process by identifying mangers who meet the firm’s selection criteria. »

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Franklin Templeton hires head of alternatives sales for Europe

Wed, 13/11/2013 - 06:33

Franklin Templeton Investments has appointed Peter Vincent as head of alternatives sales, Europe.  »

Neil Murray, head of European sales, Algomi

Algomi appoints Neil Murray as head of European sales

Tue, 12/11/2013 - 16:01

Algomi, a provider of information-matching solutions to optimise fixed income liquidity, has appointed Neil Murray as head of European sales. »

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Weeden Prime Services names Frank Napolitani as president

Tue, 12/11/2013 - 14:10

Weeden Prime Services has appointed Frank Napolitani as president. »

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AIMA appoints Jack Inglis as CEO

Mon, 11/11/2013 - 16:08

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund industry association, has appointed Jack Inglis as its new chief executive. »

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Aeriance appoints Thaker as CEO

Mon, 11/11/2013 - 06:02

European commercial real estate lending specialist Aeriance Investments has appointed Harin Thaker to the role of chief executive, as the business embarks on the launch of circa EUR1bn of new debt fund activity. »

London

Sullivan & Worcester expands trade finance practice

Fri, 08/11/2013 - 12:35

Simon Cook has re-joined Geoff Wynne, head of Sullivan & Worcester’s new London office, as a partner in the London-based team of seven lawyers focusing on emerging markets structured trade and commodities finance. »

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Axiom hires Christina Perri as head of international business development

Fri, 08/11/2013 - 06:39

Paris-based Axiom Alternative Investments has strengthened its institutional business by hiring Christina Perri as director of international business development. »

David Watts

Ignis appoints Eric Stobart and David Watts as non-executive directors

Fri, 08/11/2013 - 06:04

Ignis Asset Management has appointed Eric Stobart and David Watts as non-executive directors. »

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Ogee Group appoints John Lyttle as COO

Wed, 06/11/2013 - 13:40

John Lyttle has been appointed as chief operating officer of Ogee Group.   »

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Sidley Austin adds investment funds partner

Tue, 05/11/2013 - 13:07

Timothy A Spangler has joined Sidley Austin in Los Angeles as a partner and member of Sidley’s global investment funds, advisers and derivatives practice. »

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Brownstone Investment Group expands municipal trading operation

Tue, 05/11/2013 - 12:02

Brownstone Investment Group, a fixed income investment firm, has expanded its municipal trading and electronic market making units with the hiring of Matthew Martines as managing director.  »

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Cantor Fitzgerald Europe adds to credit fixed income team

Mon, 04/11/2013 - 11:53

Cantor Fitzgerald Europe has expanded its credit fixed income sales and trading team with the appointment of Jose Contreras and David Coffey in London.  »

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Krusen Capital Management appoints COO and senior risk advisor

Thu, 31/10/2013 - 16:02

Krusen Capital Management has appointed Jeffrey Volk as chief operating officer and David X Martin as senior risk advisor.  »

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