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North America

Sloane Robinson appoints new head of North American business development

Thu, 16/04/2015 - 20:00

International equity asset manager Sloane Robinson has made a strategic commitment to the North American marketplace with the hire of Rob Pino as Head of North American Business Development. »

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Richard Mayhew joins RJ O'Brien to build grains team in EMEA

Wed, 15/04/2015 - 14:00

Chicago-based RJ O'Brien & Associates (RJO) has appointed veteran institutional grains broker Richard Mayhew as Senior Vice President, Head of Grains & Oilseeds, EMEA.  »

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State Street appoints Lawton as head of securities finance EMEA

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 19:30

State Street Corporation has appointed Alex Lawton to senior managing director and head of securities finance for State Street Global Markets in Europe, Middle-East & Africa (EMEA).  »

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Professor Noël Amenc steps down as Director of EDHEC-Risk Institute

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 15:30

Professor Noël Amenc has resigned fro his role as Director of EDHEC-Risk Institute.  »

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Muzinich & Co appoints regional business development manager for north of England and Scotland

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 06:00

Muzinich & Co, an institutional asset management firm specialising in corporate credit, has appointed a business development manager to cover the north of England and Scotland. »

London Metal Exchange

LME appoints Andrew Dodsworth to lead new Market Operations department          

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 06:00

The London Metal Exchange (LME) has appointed Andrew Dodsworth as Head of Market Operations.  »

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RCM Alternatives promotes Paul Rieger to MD and Partner

Fri, 10/04/2015 - 11:30

RCM Alternatives, a brokerage firm that provides investors and wealth advisors with education and services for investing in managed futures has promoted Paul Rieger to managing director and partner.  »

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Maughan joins Navigant’s Valuation & Financial Risk Management Practice as MD

Fri, 10/04/2015 - 10:30

David Maughan has been appointed Managing Director within Navigant’s Valuation & Financial Risk Management practice. He will lead transaction advisory efforts for Navigant Capital Advisors, the Firm’s registered broker-dealer subsidiary. »

Moscow

BCS Financial Group appoints chief strategist and deputy head of equity research team

Thu, 09/04/2015 - 19:00

BCS Financial Group (BCS), a provider of equities and derivatives trading in Moscow, has appointed Vyacheslav Smolyaninov as Chief Strategist and Deputy Head of Equity Research. »

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Eaton Partners expands partnership

Thu, 09/04/2015 - 15:00

Independent placement agent Eaton Partners has promoted three of its senior members to the Partnership. In addition, the firm has promoted five professionals to Managing Director. »

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Copeland Capital Management names new COO and CFO

Thu, 09/04/2015 - 14:30

Copeland Capital Management has appointed Steven J Adams as the firm’s Chief Operating and Financial Officer.  »

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O’Melveny adds corporate finance counsel in London

Thu, 09/04/2015 - 14:00

Senior finance lawyer Jennifer J Kafcas has joined law firm O’Melveny & Myers’ London office as counsel and a member of the Corporate Finance Practice. »

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GIB Emerging Markets Opportunities Fund appoints Barclays Bank

Thu, 09/04/2015 - 06:00

The GIB Emerging Markets Opportunities Fund, the flagship hedge fund of GIB (UK), has appointed Barclays Bank to provide additional prime brokerage services to the fund, alongside existing prime broker, Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited.  »

Boston

MIK opens Boston Office

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 10:00

MIK Fund Solutions has opened a Boston office seed with three staff currently. The move follows a recent initiative in Asia that saw the opening of an office in Shanghai. »

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Mark Landis joins Wavelength Capital Management

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 15:30

Wavelength Capital Management, a provider of liquid alternative investments and portfolio solutions, has appointed Mark Landis as Co-Managing Partner, effective immediately. »

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Felice Shiroma joins TCW as Relative Value Equities Portfolio Specialist

Thu, 02/04/2015 - 14:00

The TCW Group, a global asset management firm, has appointed Felice Shiroma, as a senior portfolio specialist and client portfolio manager for the TCW Relative Value Group.  »

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Diamond Hill adds Tom Skowron to investment team

Thu, 02/04/2015 - 13:00

Diamond Hill Investment Group has appointed Tom Skowron as a portfolio specialist.  »

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bfinance grows Investment Team

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 21:00

bfinance has made two new appointments to its investment teams – Witold Witkiewicz joins as a Director in Private Markets and John Amoasi joins as a Senior Associate in Fixed Income. »

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MarketAxess expands liquidity in European credit with addition of four dealers

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 18:30

MarketAxess Holdings has enhanced its European credit trading platform with the addition of a further four market-making broker-dealers.  »

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Duff & Phelps promotes eight managing directors

Tue, 31/03/2015 - 17:00

Global valuation and corporate finance advisor Duff & Phelps has promoted eight new managing directors. »

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John P Fraunces, Jr named co-portfolio manager of Turner Global Medical Sciences Fund

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 19:00

John P Fraunces, Jr has been named Co-Portfolio Manager of Turner Investments Global Medical Sciences strategies, bolstering the firm’s healthcare sector investment team.  »

David Burnett

David Burnett appointed as Head of Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services EMEA

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 06:00

Northern Trust’s hedge fund administration business, Northern Trust NTRS, has appointed David Burnett (pictured) as head of Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). »

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bfinance grows client coverage team

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 21:00

bfinance has appointed two new advisory professionals. Alexandra Martinez joins as a Director and William Nicholson as an Associate, both in the UK and Ireland Client Coverage team. »

hong kong

MCAM Group appoints James Han as MD for Asia

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 20:00

Geneva-based alternative assets placement agent MCAM Group has appointed James Han as Managing Director for Asia, based in the firm’s new Hong Kong office. »

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O'Shaughnessy Asset Management expands Portfolio Management Team

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 13:00

O’Shaughnessy Asset Management (OSAM), a quantitative money management firm with approximately USD7 billion in assets under management, has expanded its portfolio management team. »

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Alternative Fund Consulting adds CFO services

Wed, 25/03/2015 - 10:30

Alternative Fund Consulting, an executive level advisory firm specialising in hedge fund product and organisational best practices has appointed industry veteran Steven J Fellin (pictured), CFA as Partner focused on clients' financial, accounting, and overall business management success.  »

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Boris Tiomkin joins ConceptONE as Executive Chairman

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 18:30

ConceptONE has appointed Boris Tiomkin as Executive Chairman. Tiomkin will be primarily responsible for leading ConceptONE’s strategic planning and business development efforts. »

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Arlington appoints new CFO

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 15:30

Arlington Asset Investment Corp has appointed Richard E Konzmann as the Company's Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Treasurer, with immediate effect.  »

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Elementum Advisors expands marketing and investor relations team

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 09:00

Elementum Advisors, an SEC-registered investment advisor focused on managing investment portfolios exposed to natural catastrophe event risk, has added Adam Maloney to its team as Director of Marketing and Investor Relations.  »

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Sprott adds US-based precious metals specialist

Fri, 20/03/2015 - 11:30

Sprott has appointed Trey Reik, a 33-year veteran of the investment management business, as Senior Portfolio Manager and Precious Metal Strategist.  »

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