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Forum Securities appoints Sophia Banar as strategic risk and portfolio manager

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 13:22

Forum Securities has appointed Sophia Banar as managing director and strategic risk and portfolio manager based in the firm’s Old Greenwich, Connecticut office.  »

Geoff Ruddick

IMS promotes Geoff Ruddick to head of funds

Mon, 07/04/2014 - 06:32

International Management Services (IMS) has promoted Geoff Ruddick to head of funds. »

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Investcorp appoints Jonathan Joyce as head of operational risk for hedge funds group

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 11:05

Investcorp has appointed Jonathan Joyce as head of operational risk for the firm’s New York-based hedge funds group. »

Erik Knutzen

Erik Knutzen joins Neuberger Berman as multi-asset class CIO

Thu, 03/04/2014 - 14:20

Neuberger Berman has appointed Erik Knutzen as multi-asset class chief investment officer. »

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Gar Wood Securities adds three industry veterans

Wed, 02/04/2014 - 06:01

Gar Wood Securities has added three industry veterans, Darren Day, Christopher Calvert and Joseph McDonald. »

Richard Corrigan

Jersey Finance appoints new deputy chief executive

Tue, 01/04/2014 - 13:36

Jersey Finance has appointed Richard Corrigan as its new deputy chief executive officer. »

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Maples and Calder appoints 12 partners

Mon, 31/03/2014 - 14:45

International law firm Maples and Calder has appointed 12 new partners across its global offices. »

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Euronext makes three senior appointments

Mon, 31/03/2014 - 14:10

Euronext, a wholly owned subsidiary of IntercontinentalExchange Group, has appointed three leaders for its financial derivatives, commodities and cash businesses with effect from 1 April 2014.   »

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Muzinich & Co appoints ex-Schroders man to sales team

Thu, 27/03/2014 - 12:13

Corporate credit specialist fund manager Muzinich & Co has continued to grow its UK presence with the appointment of a new sales manager, James Tomlinson. »

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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. »

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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. »

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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. »

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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. »

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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. »

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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.  »

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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. »

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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. »

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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.  »

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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »

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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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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. ... »

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