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Hong Kong

Kinetic Partners promotes two in Hong Kong team

Wed, 16/04/2014 - 16:13

Kinetic Partners, the global financial services advisory firm, has made two promotions in its team in Hong Kong. »

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Andrew Wilmont joins Neuberger Berman to lead high yield investments in Europe

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 16:09

Neuberger Berman Group has expanded its global high yield team with the appointment of Andrew Wilmont as lead European high yield portfolio manager, based in London. »

Two fingers

Hedge fund duo Robert Leonard and Michael Mavrides join Proskauer in New York

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 10:00

Robert Leonard and Michael Mavrides have joined the law firm Proskauer’s hedge fund group as partners in the firm’s New York office. »

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Kinetic Partners makes promotions across global teams

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 14:02

Financial services advisory firm Kinetic Partners has made promotions across its global teams.  »

Globe

Eaton Partners forms global secondary advisory business

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 12:01

Placement agent Eaton Partners has launched a secondary advisory group following the addition of three senior professionals, Michael Pilson, Alexander Mejia and Kevin Imhoff.  »

New York

FORT Management expands operations and opens New York office
 


Fri, 11/04/2014 - 16:09

Investment firm FORT Management has expanded its operations and opened a new office in New York. »

Three fingers

AIMA appoints three council directors

Fri, 11/04/2014 - 12:23

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund industry association, has appointed three new directors to its global council, its governing body. »

Handshake

Gar Wood Securities promotes Craig Gantar to SVP and sales manager

Fri, 11/04/2014 - 06:01

Gar Wood Securities has promoted industry veteran Craig Gantar to senior vice president and sales manager. »

Cayman Islands

Investment funds partner Allison joins Walkers

Thu, 10/04/2014 - 12:00

Jason Allison has joined Walkers’ Cayman Islands office as a partner in the global investment funds group. »

Handshake

DWIM adds to distressed corporate team

Thu, 10/04/2014 - 06:03

DW Investment Management (DWIM), a USD6bn global multi-strategy credit management firm, has appointed Joel Biran and John Buck, former managing directors at Versa Capital, to the firm's distressed corporate team. »

Adam Sussman

Market structure expert Adam Sussman joins Liquidnet

Wed, 09/04/2014 - 12:02

Adam Sussman has joined Liquidnet as head of market structure and liquidity partnerships. »

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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. »

Job page

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. »

Three fingers

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.   »

Handshake

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. »

Handshake

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. »

Handshake

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. »

Handshake

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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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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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.  ... »

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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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