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Angelo, Gordon hires Joshua S Baumgarten as Head of Credit

Angelo, Gordon hires Joshua S Baumgarten as Head of Credit

Fri, 28/08/2015 - 13:22

Alternative investment firm Angelo, Gordon & Co has appointed Joshua S Baumgarten (pictuered) – currently a Senior Managing Director of The Blackstone Group – as Senior Managing Director and Head of Credit. »

Cordium appoints Lusine Moshkounian as Vice President in San Francisco office.

Cordium appoints Lusine Moshkounian as Vice President in San Francisco office.

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 15:13

Cordium, a provider of regulatory compliance consulting, software, accounting and tax services to the asset management and securities industry, has appointed Lusine Moshkounian (pictured) as Vice President. »

Mark Demo, AcadiaSoft

AcadiaSoft appoints Mark Demo as Regulatory Product Director

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 10:02

AcadiaSoft, provider of the MarginSphere collateral hub, has appointed Mark Demo (pictured) as Product Director.  »

Aequitas Capital appoints two to executive management team

Aequitas Capital appoints two to executive management team

Wed, 26/08/2015 - 07:42

Jeff Mazer and Katya Baron have joined Aequitas Capital as senior managing director of capital markets and treasury, and managing director of capital markets, respectively. »

TABB Group Promotes Anthony J Perrotta, Jr and Andy Nybo to Partner

TABB Group Promotes Anthony J Perrotta, Jr and Andy Nybo to Partner

Wed, 26/08/2015 - 07:37

TABB Group has promoted Anthony J Perrotta (pictured), Jr and Andy Nybo to partner, global heads of research and consulting.  »

ENSO appoints Michael McMahon as CTO

ENSO appoints Michael McMahon as CTO

Wed, 26/08/2015 - 07:35

ENSO Financial Analytics (ENSO), a provider of data-driven investment and operational insights for hedge funds, has appointed Michael McMahon (pictured) as Chief Technology Officer (CTO).  »

ITPM hires Tristan Edwards as Senior Trading Mentor

ITPM hires Tristan Edwards as Senior Trading Mentor

Tue, 25/08/2015 - 14:02

The Institute of Trading and Portfolio Management (ITPM) has appointed fund manager and ex-Goldman Sachs and Brevan Howard trader Tristan Edwards as a Senior Trading Mentor in Australia and New Zealand.   »

Munich Reinsurance America appoints John Vasturia and Jill Beggs to new leadership roles

Munich Reinsurance America appoints John Vasturia and Jill Beggs to new leadership roles

Tue, 25/08/2015 - 13:51

Munich Reinsurance America, has appointed John Vasturia (pictured) and Jill Beggs to new leadership positions, effective immediately. »

Till Capital appoints Alan S Danson as Director

Till Capital appoints Alan S Danson as Director

Mon, 24/08/2015 - 07:40

Till Capital Ltd has appointed Alan S Danson as Director to replace William Harris, who resigned from the Board effective 17 August, 2015.  »

CRT Capital expands trading and research platform

CRT Capital expands trading and research platform

Fri, 21/08/2015 - 13:53

CRT Capital Group (CRT), an independent institutional broker-dealer, has expanded its institutional sales, trading and research platform with the hiring of six new senior research analysts.  »

Fifth Street Asset Management makes changes to Board of Directors

Fifth Street Asset Management makes changes to Board of Directors

Fri, 21/08/2015 - 13:42

Frank C Meyer has retired from the Board of Directors of Fifth Street Asset Management. Mark J Gordon has been appointed to the Audit Committee and David J Anderson to the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee to fill the vacancies created by Meyer's departure.  »

Caerus Investors to join Ramius alt investment platform

Caerus Investors to join Ramius alt investment platform

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 15:47

Caerus is to join the Ramius alternative investment platform, enabling the firm to enhance its operations and accelerate the marketing of its fundamental, consumer-focused long/short equities strategy. »

Wedgewood Partners names Bill Thomas Chief Compliance and Chief Administrative Officer

Wedgewood Partners names Bill Thomas Chief Compliance and Chief Administrative Officer

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 15:19

Wedgewood Partners, a large cap growth equity asset manager, has appointed William “Bill” Thomas as Chief Compliance and Chief Administrative Officer. »

Lebenthal Asset Management expands portfolio management team

Lebenthal Asset Management expands portfolio management team

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 15:16

Lebenthal Asset Management (LAM), the asset management division of Lebenthal Holdings, has appointed Barbara Doran as a portfolio manager. »

Peter Zuleba

Peter Zuleba appointed President of Glenmede Investment Management

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 14:55

Glenmede, a privately-held and independently owned investment and wealth management firm, has appointed Peter J Zuleba (pictured), III, CFA, as President of the company's institutional strategies business, Glenmede Investment Management LP (GIM). »

Nuveen Investments hires multi-asset class solutions expert Derek Sasveld

Nuveen Investments hires multi-asset class solutions expert Derek Sasveld

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 14:33

Nuveen Investments has hired Derek Sasveld as Managing Director, Head of Multi-Asset Class Solutions. »

Mariano Giralt to lead BNY Mellon’s growing global tax services team

Mariano Giralt to lead BNY Mellon’s growing global tax services team

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 13:59

BNY Mellon has appointed Mariano Giralt as head of Global Tax Services. Giralt will be responsible for the growth and development of the company’s Global Tax Services business.  »

Imagineer Technology Group hires AJ Herold

Imagineer Technology Group hires AJ Herold

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 09:37

Imagineer Technology Group has added AJ Herold (pictured) as a Senior Business Development Consultant to the firm’s team. »

Odeon Capital Group LLC Announces Product and Research Expansion

Odeon Capital Group LLC Announces Product and Research Expansion

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 09:23

Odeon Capital Group, a New York-based independent Broker-Dealer with trading, investment banking and research services, has expanded into US Fixed Income Rates Trading with the hiring of a team of five individuals and the addition of veteran retail-focused analyst, Rick Snyder. »

Vistra announces expansion of Cayman Islands operations

Vistra announces expansion of Cayman Islands operations

Mon, 17/08/2015 - 14:31

Vistra, a provider of corporate, trust and fund administration services, has expanded its Cayman Islands’ operations and recruited a Cayman resident Managing Director.  »

Custom House Fund Services opens London office

Custom House Fund Services opens London office

Mon, 17/08/2015 - 14:30

Custom House Fund Services, a provider of financial services to the alternative investment sector, has appointed Richard Hale as Director, Business Development UK. »

Standish Mellon Asset Management appoints David Leduc as CEO

Standish Mellon Asset Management appoints David Leduc as CEO

Mon, 17/08/2015 - 09:25

Standish Mellon Asset Management Company has appointed David Leduc as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  »

CFTC Commissioner Mark P Wetjen resigns

CFTC Commissioner Mark P Wetjen resigns

Mon, 17/08/2015 - 09:19

Commissioner Mark P Wetjen has announced his resignation from the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission, effective 28 August, 2015. Wetjen served as Acting Chairman of the Commission from January 2014 to June 2014 »

Macro Risk Solutions expands portfolio team

Macro Risk Solutions expands portfolio team

Fri, 14/08/2015 - 10:51

Macro Risk Solutions (MRS), an investment advisor providing risk and hedging products and solutions to institutional investors, has hired Mayank Seksaria as a Principal and Director in the firm’s San Francisco office.   »

JonesTrading names Gavin Spencer International CEO

JonesTrading names Gavin Spencer International CEO

Fri, 14/08/2015 - 10:43

JonesTrading Institutional Services, an institutional equity block trading and execution firm based in the United States has named Gavin Spencer as CEO of its United Kingdom affiliate, JonesTrading International Ltd. »

Roniger resigns as Gottex CFO

Roniger resigns as Gottex CFO

Fri, 14/08/2015 - 10:42

Timothy Roniger has resigned as Chief Financial Officer of Gottex with effect from 10 November, 2015. »

Options names former NYSE Technologies exec Helen Viccars as VP Sales and Account Management

Options names former NYSE Technologies exec Helen Viccars as VP Sales and Account Management

Thu, 13/08/2015 - 14:19

Options, a managed service and IT infrastructure provider to the global capital markets industry, has appointed former NYSE Technologies sales executive, Helen Viccars (pictured), to the firm’s global sales team.  »

OppenheimerFunds adds Ruta Ziverte to new multi-sector fixed income team

OppenheimerFunds adds Ruta Ziverte to new multi-sector fixed income team

Wed, 12/08/2015 - 14:42

Ruta Ziverte has joined Oppenheimer Funds as a senior portfolio manager in the newly formed Multi-Sector Fixed Income team, reporting to Michael Mata (pictured), head of the new Multi-Sector Fixed Income team, which looks across global debt markets for attractive opportunities. »

Weeden Prime Services announces new hires

Weeden Prime Services announces new hires

Wed, 12/08/2015 - 09:12

Weeden Prime Services, a prime brokerage services provider for hedge funds, has expanded its sales and client services teams. »

Citi strengthens EMEA investor services team

Citi strengthens EMEA investor services team

Wed, 12/08/2015 - 07:44

Citi has made a number of strategic hires to its Investor Services franchise in Europe, the Middle-East and Africa (EMEA). »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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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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