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Moves & Appointments

Greyspark Partners opens new office in New York

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 09:47

Capital markets consulting firm GreySpark Partners has opened a new office in New York, its first significant presence in the United States. »

Sussex partners grows hedge funds advisory team

Fri, 13/11/2015 - 15:41

Sussex Partners, an independent specialist advisory firm focused on single manager hedge funds and founds of funds, has appointed Filippo Montalbano as Managing Director of the firm’s office in Zurich. »

JFD Group opens new French office

Fri, 13/11/2015 - 15:32

Just Fair & Direct (JFD) Group, a provider of electronic trading, prime brokerage and wealth management solutions, has opened an additional international office in Sophia-Antipolis, France. »

Ali Sheikh appointed head of Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services in Asia Pacific

Thu, 12/11/2015 - 14:54

Northern Trust has appointed Ali Sheikh as head of Hedge Fund Services, Asia-Pacific. »

DMS hires Murray McGregor as global head of structured finance

Thu, 12/11/2015 - 10:16

Fund governance firm DMS Offshore Investment Services (DMS) has appointed Murray McGregor as Global Head of Structured Finance, to lead the company’s structured finance team. »

UMB Fund Services adds two to team

Wed, 11/11/2015 - 09:18

UMB Fund Services (UMBFS) has hired Michael Yanke as head of fund administration and Mackenzie Johnson as legal counsel in Milwaukee. »

Elian strengthens Luxembourg depositary team with senior appointment

Tue, 10/11/2015 - 14:23

A month after being granted a licence to provide professional depositary services from its Luxembourg office, Elian has appointed Kerstin Lindgren (pictured) as manager of depositary services in the firm's funds depositary team.  »

Angelo Gordon names Jenny Morton as MD, head of consultant relations

Tue, 10/11/2015 - 09:53

New York-based alternative investment firm Angelo, Gordon & Co has appointed Jenny Morton (pictured) as a Managing Director, Head of Consultant Relations.  »

ESMA appoints new members to Management Board

Fri, 06/11/2015 - 13:32

The European Securities and Markets Authority has elected three new members to its Management Board to replace outgoing members whose terms expire in November this year. »

K&L Gates adds partner to New York hedge funds practice

Fri, 06/11/2015 - 10:56

The New York office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP has added Bruce MacLennan as a partner in the investment management, hedge funds and alternative investments practice. He joins K&L Gates from Holland & Knight LLP. »

Hawksford promotes two to Associate Director

Thu, 05/11/2015 - 14:40

Hawksford has boosted its corporate and private client offering with the promotion of two managers with over 40 years’ combined industry experience to associate director roles – Christine Simpson in the private client team and Sian Huish in the corporate team. »

RWC Partners adds two to Louise Keeling’s Global Horizon Strategy

Thu, 05/11/2015 - 14:37

Miki Sugimoto and Matthew Hannay have joined London-based hedge fund and long-only manager RWC Partners’ Global Horizon team, which is led by Louise Keeling.   »

Duco opens European HQ in Luxembourg

Thu, 05/11/2015 - 14:26

Duco, a London-based fintech provider of hosted reconciliation services, is setting up its European regional headquarters in Luxembourg. The move follows the opening of Duco's North American regional headquarters in September and continued investment in its global base in London. »

Quinten Stevens joins Academy Securities as Head of Equities and Equity Capital Markets

Thu, 05/11/2015 - 10:11

Academy Securities, a registered broker-dealer and certified Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise, has appointed Quinten Stevens as its new Head of Equities and Equity Capital Markets. Stevens has also been appointed to Academy’s Board of Directors. »

Man FRM to manage Clwyd Pension Fund’s hedge fund allocation

Wed, 04/11/2015 - 17:12

The GBP1.4 billion Clwyd Pension Fund has appointed Man FRM to manage its hedge fund allocation, which following an investment strategy review by consultant JLT Employee Benefits, has been set at 9 per cent. »

Global Prime Partners expands clearing and custody services with senior appointment

Wed, 04/11/2015 - 09:51

Global Prime Partners has appointed Tom Wooders as Head of Sales, Broker-Dealers and Intermediaries. »

Appleby grows funds practice with new hire in Cayman

Mon, 02/11/2015 - 17:25

Offshore legal firm Appleby has expanded its funds practice with the appointment of Sailaja Alla (pictured) as a partner. »

Rock Creek Founder appointed as Chair of web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee's Foundation 

Fri, 30/10/2015 - 16:35

The World Wide Web Foundation — the global advocacy organisation established by Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee — has appointed Afsaneh Mashayekhi Beschloss as its next Chairperson.  »

Jon Winkelried to join TPG as co-CEO

Thu, 29/10/2015 - 15:45

Alternative asset management firm TPG has named Jon Winkelried (pictured) as Co-Chief Executive Officer of TPG Holdings alongside TPG Co-Founder and current Chief Executive Officer Jim Coulter.  »

Hedge fund manager RWC Partners bolsters team with ex-Polar Capital hire

Thu, 29/10/2015 - 15:24

RWC Partners’ Priya Kodeeswaran (pictured) has hired Colin Moar to join his team as a senior analyst.   »

Options opens new Midtown Manhattan office

Thu, 29/10/2015 - 15:22

Options, a managed service and IT infrastructure provider to the global capital markets industry, has has expanded its operations in New York, relocating its Midtown office to a new, larger space on Third Avenue.  »

Argos Investment Managers rebrands as Quaero Capital

Wed, 28/10/2015 - 14:53

Geneva-based asset management company Argos Investment Managers SA is changing its name to Quaero Capital SA.  »

Macro Risk Advisors expands development team

Wed, 28/10/2015 - 03:13

Macro Risk Advisors (MRA), a provider of global equity derivatives strategy and trade execution for institutional investors, has expanded its business development team with the addition of Katya Kouznetsov (pictured) as Vice President of Business Development and Clearing Operations.   »

Linklaters appoints new global head of Investment Management Group

Mon, 26/10/2015 - 13:58

Linklaters has appointed Matt Keogh (pictured) as Global Practice Head of the Investment Management Group, succeeding Scott Bowie. The role is for a four year term with effect from 15 October 2015. »

Independent AIFMD depositary Indos Financial expands London team

Mon, 26/10/2015 - 13:54

Indos Financial, the UK’s only independent AIFMD depositary, is adding to its team with the appointment of Andrew Watson (pictured), a chartered accountant with over 14 years experience within the private equity and financial service industry. »

Hedge fund Scipion Capital boosts senior team

Mon, 26/10/2015 - 13:37

Scipion Capital has strengthened its legal division, on-the-ground operations and corporate governance with three new senior hires. »

Hedge fund general counsel Kher Sheng Lee joins AIMA in Singapore

Mon, 26/10/2015 - 13:33

Kher Sheng Lee has joined The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) in its Singapore office. »

Hedge fund manager Highland Capital Management appoints new president of institutional products

Mon, 26/10/2015 - 05:22

Dallas-based alternative investment manager Highland Capital Management has appointed Terry Jones as President of Institutional Products.  »

Hedge and private equity fund governance specialist DMS adds Michael Garvey as MD

Thu, 22/10/2015 - 22:57

DMS Offshore Investment Services is boosting its onshore fund governance capabilities with the recruitment of Michael Garvey (pictured), a former Managing Director of JP Morgan Alternative Asset Management as a managing director. »

Citi strengthens custody and fund services organisation

Thu, 22/10/2015 - 14:16

Citi has hired Dominic Crowe as Global Head of Product Development and Strategy for Custody and Fund Services and Bill Pryor as Global Head of Data and Analytics for Custody and Fund Services. »

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