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Moves & Appointments

R Matthew Freund, Calamos Investments

Calamos Investments appoints co-portfolio manager

Wed, 07/12/2016 - 13:38

Calamos Investments has appointed co-chief investment officer and head of fixed income strategies R Matthew Freund as co-portfolio manager on a variety of the firm’s investment products.    »

Prestige Fund Management makes new hire for Cayman operation

Prestige Fund Management makes new hire for Cayman operation

Tue, 06/12/2016 - 08:52

Prestige Fund Management (PFM) has appointed Peter Anderson as a director. »

Lou Thorne, City Financial

City Financial makes senior operations hires in New York and London

Mon, 05/12/2016 - 09:39

City Financial has made four senior operations hires with Amy Wong, William Dumas, Justin Brodersen and Simon Taylor all having joined the firm with effect from 1 December 2016. »

Joseph Farrell, Velocity Trade

Velocity Trade appoints senior quantitative analyst

Mon, 05/12/2016 - 09:34

Velocity Trade has appointed Joseph Farrell as head of quantitative research. »

SGX strengthens fixed income businesses with new lead

SGX strengthens fixed income businesses with new lead

Mon, 05/12/2016 - 09:27

Singapore Exchange (SGX) has appointed Michael Luk as the new head of fixed income origination and sales, effective 1 January 2017. »

Ralf Roth, Almax Analytics

Almax Analytics appoints strategic adviser

Mon, 05/12/2016 - 07:51

Almax Analytics, a software as a service (SaaS) provider delivering actionable insights from Big Data, has appointed Ralf Roth to its advisory board. »

Mike Ward, Global Prime Partners

Global Prime Partners appoints head of new business development

Wed, 30/11/2016 - 13:21

Global Prime Partners (GPP) has appointed Mike Ward as head of new business development. »

Igor Pikovsky, Jetstone Asset Management

Jetstone Asset Management appoints chief risk officer

Wed, 30/11/2016 - 09:48

Jetstone Asset Management has appointed Igor Pikovsky as its chief risk officer. »

Polish Power Exchange appoints president

Polish Power Exchange appoints president

Tue, 29/11/2016 - 13:52

Paweł Ostrowski has been appointed as the president of the management board of the Polish Power Exchange, subject to approval by the Polish Financial Supervision Authority. »

Timothy Boardman, Conquest Capital

Conquest Capital appoints director of business development

Tue, 29/11/2016 - 10:22

Conquest Capital Group, a commodity trading adviser (CTA) and systematic alternative asset management firm, has appointed Timothy Boardman as director of business development and client relations. »

Lucas Schmeddes, ICE

ICE appoints chairman of ICE CE Futures Singapore and ICE Clear Singapore

Tue, 29/11/2016 - 09:04

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) has appointed Lee Yi Shyan as chairman of ICE Futures Singapore (IFSG) and ICE Clear Singapore (ICSG) effective 24 November 2016. »

Ashley Cox, Zedra

Zedra expands Jersey team

Tue, 29/11/2016 - 08:53

Independent trust, corporate and fund services company Zedra has expanded its team in Jersey, with the addition of six new recruits to its trust and compliance teams. »

Xavier Poussardin, GLAS

GLAS hires head of capital markets business development

Mon, 28/11/2016 - 09:58

GLAS, an independent provider of finance administration services, has appointed Xavier Poussardin as head of capital markets business development (EMEA). »

Craig Cordle, Ogier

Investment funds specialist joins Ogier in Guernsey

Wed, 23/11/2016 - 13:43

Craig Cordle, a specialist in investment funds, has joined Ogier as a group partner based in the Guernsey investment funds team. »

Bernard Sabrier, Unigestion

Unigestion appoints chairman of UNI-GLOBAL SICAV

Wed, 23/11/2016 - 13:32

Boutique asset manager Unigestion has appointed Emanuele Ravano as chairman of UNI-GLOBAL, a SICAV comprising 13 Unigestion sub-funds. »

Michel van Leeuwen, Hawksford

Hawksford appoints four associate directors

Tue, 22/11/2016 - 14:09

Hawksford has strengthened its governance, private client and funds teams with four associate director appointments. »

XM Group expands into UK

XM Group expands into UK

Tue, 22/11/2016 - 13:52

FX and FCD broker XM Group (Trading Point Group) has expanded its operations into the UK with the launch of XM UK (Trading Point of Financial Instruments UK Limited). »

Michael Kendall, Satuit

Satuit hires VP strategic relations

Tue, 22/11/2016 - 13:46

Satuit Technologies, a provider of software solutions for the professional investment market, has appointed Michael Kendall as vice president – strategic relationships, responsible for buy-side vendor channel partnership and key client initiatives. »

Infront opens two offices in South Africa

Infront opens two offices in South Africa

Mon, 21/11/2016 - 10:07

Trading and information solutions provider Infront has opened two offices in South Africa – one in Johannesburg and the other in Cape Town – adding to the firm’s six existing offices in Europe and the UK. »

Thomas Sexton, NFA

Thomas Sexton to succeed Daniel Roth as NFA president and CEO

Mon, 21/11/2016 - 08:54

The National Futures Association (NFA) has appointed Thomas Sexton (pictured) as president and chief executive, effective 1 March 2017. »

Crestline appoints head of business development and client partnerships

Crestline appoints head of business development and client partnerships

Thu, 17/11/2016 - 09:05

Credit-focused, institutional alternative investment manager Crestline Investors has appointed Frank Jordan as managing director, head of business development and client partnerships. »

John S Weinberg, Evercore

John S Weinberg joins Evercore as executive chairman

Wed, 16/11/2016 - 09:27

John S Weinberg has joined Evercore as chairman of the board and executive chairman.  »

Todd Morris, Polen Capital

Polen Capital to launch international growth strategy

Wed, 16/11/2016 - 08:36

Polen Capital is to add an international growth strategy to its suite of products in early 2017, providing clients with another access point to the firm’s bottom-up, concentrated investment philosophy and process. »

Jonathan Scott, Prestige Capital Management

Prestige Capital Management appoints Malta COO

Tue, 15/11/2016 - 09:40

Prestige Capital Management (PCM) has appointed Jonathan Scott as chief operating officer (COO) with its Malta based investment operations office, subject to MFSA approval. »

James Waldinger, Artivest

Artivest makes two hires

Tue, 15/11/2016 - 07:19

Artivest, a tech-driven investment platform that expands access to alternative investments, has hired Stacie Yates as director of business implementation and Justin Rooney as senior manager of client services. »

Vela expands management team

Vela expands management team

Mon, 14/11/2016 - 14:11

Vela Trading Technologies, a provider of trading and market data technology, has expanded its senior management team with the appointments of Brian Cassin and Ollie Cadman. »

Michel van Leeuwen, Hawksford

Hawksford appoints group chief executive

Thu, 10/11/2016 - 10:02

Michel van Leeuwen, who has previously held leadership roles at Cordium and Microsoft Capital Markets, has joined Hawksford as group chief executive to lead the delivery of the firm’s growth plans. »

PJ McDaniel, SCD

SC Distributors hires eastern divisional sales manager

Thu, 10/11/2016 - 09:59

SC Distributors (SCD), a wholesale distributor of alternative investment offerings, has appointed PJ McDaniel as eastern divisional sales manager. »

Lynn Martin, ICE

ICE appoints global head of connectivity and consolidated feed businesses

Wed, 09/11/2016 - 07:49

Intercontinental Exchange has appointed Jonathan Reeve as global head of ICE Data Services’ connectivity and consolidated feed businesses. »

Sasha Jensen, Context Jensen Partners

Alts industry fundraising hires hit all-time high in Q3 2016

Tue, 08/11/2016 - 14:26

Recruitment of marketing and fundraising staff across the alternative funds sector, including hedge funds, private equity firms, real estate managers and third-party marketing firms, reached an all-time high in the third quarter of 2016, according to corporate advisory and search firm Contect Jensen Partners (CJP). »

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