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London

Tournant joins Advisors & Partners as managing partner

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 10:30

Former Amstrong Investment Managers COO and Newedge top executive, Vincent TOURNANT, has joined Advisors & Partners LLP in London as managing partner. »

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BATS Global Markets names Chris Colcannon as CEO, Joe Ratterman as chairman

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 14:30

BATS Global Markets’ (BATS) President Chris Concannon is to be appointed to the additional role of chief executive officer, effective 31 March31, 2015.  »

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Volante Technologies hires two new senior executives and expands development team

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 11:00

Volante Technologies has appointed Nadish Lad as Head of Payments Product and Peter McKenna as Global Marketing Director.   »

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Neil Power to run Blue Sky hedge funds

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 16:00

Blue Sky Alternative Investments Limited (ASX: BLA) has appointed Neil Power as managing director of its hedge fund division.  »

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Crestbridge strengthens real estate and corporate teams with senior appointments

Fri, 20/02/2015 - 13:45

Administration and corporate services firm Crestbridge has continued to strengthen its senior team in Jersey with the double appointment of Fiona Wilson and Steven Morrice. »

North America

Apex Fund Services adds new MD

Thu, 19/02/2015 - 12:30

Independent fund administrator Apex Fund Services has appointed Dennis Westley as Managing Director, North America with immediate effect. »

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PineBridge Investments appoints Anik Sen as Global Head of Equities

Wed, 18/02/2015 - 12:30

Multi-asset class investment manager PineBridge Investments has appointed Anik Sen as Global Head of Equities, effective immediately.  »

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Lewis Kaufman joins Artisan Partners

Wed, 18/02/2015 - 10:30

Artisan Partners Asset Management has recruited Lewis Kaufman to start a new autonomous investment team –  the firm’s seventh in total.  »

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Franklin Templeton adds new portfolio manager to emerging markets debt opportunities team

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 18:00

Franklin Templeton Investments has appointed Stephanie Ouwendijk as a vice president and portfolio manager.   »

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Absolute Return Partners adds to research team with hire of Railpen’s Alison Lépine

Mon, 16/02/2015 - 21:00

Alternative asset manager and investment adviser, Absolute Return Partners (ARP) has strengthened its research team with the appointment of Alison Major Lépine as investment manager.  »

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Millennium makes management appointments in Alternative Solutions Group

Fri, 13/02/2015 - 20:00

Millennium Trust Company, a provider of alternative asset custody solutions to institutions, advisors and individuals, has made two promotions within its Alternative Solutions Group.  »

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Investec grows closed­-end fund team

Thu, 12/02/2015 - 06:00

Investec Investment Bank & Securities (IIBS) has appointed Paul Locke and Darren Vickers, to its C closed-end fund team. »

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Quantmetrics joins Lyxor’s AIFM Managed account platform

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 17:00

Quantmetrics Capital Management is to join Lyxor’s AIFM MAP launching the first AIFMD-compliant strategy on the managed account platform.  »

Italy

Candriam Investor’s Group appoints Matthieu David as Head of Italy

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 10:00

Candriam Investors Group, the pan-European multi-asset manager, has appointment Matthieu David as Head of Candriam Investors Group Italy.  »

NYC

Man GLG appoints Himanshu Gulati to launch new distressed investment strategy

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 09:00

Man GLG, the discretionary investment management business of Man Group (Man), has appointed Himanshu Gulati as Head of US Distressed Credit, based in New York. »

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Armstrong Investment Managers appoints Cenk Aydin

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 06:00

Armstrong Investment Managers (AIM) has appointed Cenk Aydin as Managing Director for MENA to expand AIM’s international network into Turkey and the Middle East.  »

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OppenheimerFunds appoints Eric Meltzer as CTO

Mon, 09/02/2015 - 09:00

OppenheimerFunds announced today that  »

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Senior hedge fund executive Paul Harris joins Carne Channel Islands

Fri, 06/02/2015 - 06:00

Carne Group has recruited Paul Harris, formerly a Director with Brevan Howard, to join Carne’s Channel Islands office.  »

North America

First Avenue expands North American team

Thu, 05/02/2015 - 19:30

First Avenue Partners, a global private placement agent and investment advisory firm, has appointed Mike Taylor to its North American distribution team as a Principal.  »

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Maples and Calder announces new partners

Thu, 05/02/2015 - 19:00

Law firm Maples and Calder, which advises on the laws of the Cayman Islands, Ireland and the British Virgin Islands, has announced the appointment of 12 new partners across its global offices. »

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CFA Institute expands presence in China and India

Thu, 05/02/2015 - 12:30

CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals is opening of new offices in China and India.  »

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Highland announces sub-advisor for Highland Total Return Fund

Thu, 05/02/2015 - 10:00

Dallas-based alternative investment management firm Highland Capital Management Fund Advisors, has appointed First Foundation Advisors as the exclusive sub-advisor for the Highland Total Return Fund.  »

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Ogier appoints three new Partners and five Managing Associates

Wed, 04/02/2015 - 18:45

Ogier has appointed David Cooney and Bradley Kruger as Partners in the Cayman office and Michael Killourhy (pictured) as a Partner in the BVI office. »

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Highland Capital Management names Jim Dondero as Senior Portfolio Manager to Energy MLP Fund

Wed, 04/02/2015 - 18:30

Jim Dondero, Co-Founder and President of Highland Capital Management, has been named Senior Portfolio Manager of the firm's Energy MLP Fund, effective 1 February, 2015. »

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Trading Technologies appoints Brian Mehta as CMO

Wed, 04/02/2015 - 17:30

Trading Technologies International (TT), a provider of high-performance professional trading software, has appointed Brian Mehta as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).  »

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Leor Shapiro joins Jefferies prime brokerage unit

Wed, 04/02/2015 - 16:30

Leor Shapiro has joined Jefferies as a Managing Director and Global Head of Business Consulting for the firm’s Global Prime Services unit.   »

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Advent Capital Management hires new portfolio manager for alternative investment team

Wed, 04/02/2015 - 10:45

Advent Capital Management has appointed Matthew Dundon, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager to its alternative investment strategies team.  »

Hong Kong

K&L Gates adds HK investment management partner

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 21:00

Hong Kong law firm K&L Gates has added Michael Wong as a partner in the investment management, hedge funds and alternative investments practice.  »

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Unigestion appoints Ken Harvie as Head of Consultant Relations

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 19:30

Unigestion, an institutional asset manager that focuses on providing its clients with a targeted range of risk-managed investment solutions, has appointed Ken Harvie as Head of Consultant Relations within its Institutional Clients team.  »

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DMS Offshore appoints former Goldman Sachs exec as director

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 16:45

Fund governance firm DMS Offshore Investment Services (DMS) has appointed Westley Chapman as a Director. »

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Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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