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Dev Sanyal

Man appoints Dev Sanyal as non-exec director

Fri, 22/11/2013 - 06:02

Dev Sanyal has been appointed as a non-executive director of Man Group with effect from 1 December 2013. »

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Forward adds industry veteran Schulter to sales team

Thu, 21/11/2013 - 10:04

Forward Management has added veteran sales professional Brad Schulter to its sales team. »

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Cantor Fitzgerald Europe expands credit fixed income business

Wed, 20/11/2013 - 06:02

Cantor Fitzgerald Europe has added to its credit fixed income sales and trading team with the appointment of Sara Simmons and Per Mortensen as managing directors based in London. »

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EDHEC-Risk Institute adds five members to international advisory board

Tue, 19/11/2013 - 13:28

EDHEC-Risk Institute has appointed five new members to its international advisory board. »

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Neptune appoints James Cripps as non-executive director

Mon, 18/11/2013 - 14:13

Neptune Investment Management has appointed James Cripps, who recently retired as a partner in Slaughter and May, to its board of directors. »

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Agecroft Partners looking to add new manager during Q1 2014

Wed, 13/11/2013 - 10:11

Agecroft Partners is seeking to add a hedge fund to its manager line up during the first quarter of 2014 and is beginning a due diligence process by identifying mangers who meet the firm’s selection criteria. »

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Franklin Templeton hires head of alternatives sales for Europe

Wed, 13/11/2013 - 06:33

Franklin Templeton Investments has appointed Peter Vincent as head of alternatives sales, Europe.  »

Neil Murray, head of European sales, Algomi

Algomi appoints Neil Murray as head of European sales

Tue, 12/11/2013 - 16:01

Algomi, a provider of information-matching solutions to optimise fixed income liquidity, has appointed Neil Murray as head of European sales. »

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Weeden Prime Services names Frank Napolitani as president

Tue, 12/11/2013 - 14:10

Weeden Prime Services has appointed Frank Napolitani as president. »

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AIMA appoints Jack Inglis as CEO

Mon, 11/11/2013 - 16:08

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund industry association, has appointed Jack Inglis as its new chief executive. »

Harin Thaker

Aeriance appoints Thaker as CEO

Mon, 11/11/2013 - 06:02

European commercial real estate lending specialist Aeriance Investments has appointed Harin Thaker to the role of chief executive, as the business embarks on the launch of circa EUR1bn of new debt fund activity. »

London

Sullivan & Worcester expands trade finance practice

Fri, 08/11/2013 - 12:35

Simon Cook has re-joined Geoff Wynne, head of Sullivan & Worcester’s new London office, as a partner in the London-based team of seven lawyers focusing on emerging markets structured trade and commodities finance. »

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Axiom hires Christina Perri as head of international business development

Fri, 08/11/2013 - 06:39

Paris-based Axiom Alternative Investments has strengthened its institutional business by hiring Christina Perri as director of international business development. »

David Watts

Ignis appoints Eric Stobart and David Watts as non-executive directors

Fri, 08/11/2013 - 06:04

Ignis Asset Management has appointed Eric Stobart and David Watts as non-executive directors. »

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Ogee Group appoints John Lyttle as COO

Wed, 06/11/2013 - 13:40

John Lyttle has been appointed as chief operating officer of Ogee Group.   »

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Sidley Austin adds investment funds partner

Tue, 05/11/2013 - 13:07

Timothy A Spangler has joined Sidley Austin in Los Angeles as a partner and member of Sidley’s global investment funds, advisers and derivatives practice. »

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Brownstone Investment Group expands municipal trading operation

Tue, 05/11/2013 - 12:02

Brownstone Investment Group, a fixed income investment firm, has expanded its municipal trading and electronic market making units with the hiring of Matthew Martines as managing director.  »

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Cantor Fitzgerald Europe adds to credit fixed income team

Mon, 04/11/2013 - 11:53

Cantor Fitzgerald Europe has expanded its credit fixed income sales and trading team with the appointment of Jose Contreras and David Coffey in London.  »

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Krusen Capital Management appoints COO and senior risk advisor

Thu, 31/10/2013 - 16:02

Krusen Capital Management has appointed Jeffrey Volk as chief operating officer and David X Martin as senior risk advisor.  »

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Cantor Fitzgerald expands European structured credit desk

Thu, 31/10/2013 - 14:13

Cantor Fitzgerald Europe is further expanding its European structured credit desk with the appointment of Sheil Aggarwal as managing director.  »

Marketing

Misys appoints Martin Haring as chief marketing officer

Thu, 31/10/2013 - 06:02

Misys has appointed Martin Häring as chief marketing officer. He joins the business from the cloud-based content and application delivery network provider Akamai, where he was vice president marketing and channels. »

Andrew Frongello

Frongello to lead BI-SAM client training

Wed, 30/10/2013 - 14:37

BI-SAM, a provider of performance measurement and attribution, risk analytics, composites management and client reporting solutions for the global asset management industry, has appointed Andrew Frongello as director of learning and development. »

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Liquid Holdings Group expands senior team

Tue, 29/10/2013 - 06:01

Liquid Holdings Group, a cloud-based technology and managed services provider to the global hedge fund and active trading markets, has expanded its senior team. »

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Signia Wealth appoints Michael Rosenthal as head of hedge fund investments

Mon, 28/10/2013 - 16:20

Signia Wealth has appointed Michael Rosenthal as head of hedge fund investment. »

Laurent Paulhac

Laurent Paulhac appointed chief executive of ICAP SEF

Thu, 24/10/2013 - 16:01

ICAP has appointed Laurent Paulhac as a managing director and chief executive of ICAP SEF (US), reporting to Michael Spencer, ICAP’s group chief executive officer. »

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OVS appoints Sharma, promotes Blanco

Wed, 23/10/2013 - 14:31

Equity-focused, event-driven investment manager OVS Capital Management has added Nitin Sharma to its investment team and promoted Manuel Blanco to partner. »

Suneel Bakhshi

Bakhshi appointed group CEO at LCH.Clearnet

Wed, 23/10/2013 - 06:04

LCH.Clearnet, the multi-national clearing house group, has appointed Suneel Bakhshi as its new group chief executive officer. »

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Tongone appointed president of Tradex Global Advisors

Tue, 22/10/2013 - 16:28

Jeffrey Trongone has joined alternative asset management company Tradex Global Advisors as president. »

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Former Credit Suisse director of alternative investments joins Lowenstein Sandler

Tue, 22/10/2013 - 10:33

Edward S Nadel is joining Lowenstein Sandler’s investment management group as senior counsel. »

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BlueBay Asset Management expands UK sales team

Mon, 21/10/2013 - 12:20

BlueBay Asset Management, a manager of fixed income and alternative investments, has appointed Lisa Stuart as director – sales UK & Ireland with immediate effect.  »

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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, 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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