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Saemor appoints Kahng to investor relations team

Tue, 25/06/2013 - 06:10

Netherlands-based hedge fund Saemor Capital has appointed Mary Kahng to its investor relations team. »

Nicolas Cremieux, Mirabaud Asset Management

Mirabaud hires a second convertible bond specialist in Paris

Mon, 24/06/2013 - 12:05

Mirabaud Asset Management has appointed Nicolas Cremieux to its Paris-based convertible bonds team. »

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LME appoints Robin Paine as chief technology officer

Fri, 21/06/2013 - 12:16

The London Metal Exchange (LME) has appointed Robin Paine as chief technology officer. »

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Liquidity opens new US office

Thu, 20/06/2013 - 10:04

UK-based Liquidity Finance is expanding its activities across the Atlantic with a new office opening in Stamford, Connecticut in the US. »

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TORA appoints Brian Tafaro to support business growth

Wed, 19/06/2013 - 06:02

TORA, a provider of trading technology and financial services, has appointed Brian Tafaro as managing director and co-head of TORA Liquidity Services.  »

Diane Saucier, Celoxica

Saucier to head Celoxica’s new business development in the US

Tue, 18/06/2013 - 10:14

Celoxica, a provider of ultra-low latency market data, order entry and pre-trade risk solutions, has hired Diane Saucier to head its business development in the US. »

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Omgeo names Jeannie Shanahan as MD of governance, risk management and compliance

Mon, 17/06/2013 - 14:05

Omgeo has appointed Jeannie Shanahan as its new managing director of governance, risk management and compliance (GRC). »

Frankfurt

Sapient Global Markets opens Frankfurt office

Mon, 17/06/2013 - 12:03

Sapient Global Markets has expanded its European footprint with the opening of a new office in Frankfurt, Germany. »

Globe

Investment advisory team launches global macro asset management firm

Fri, 14/06/2013 - 10:05

M L Ballew III and T Doug Dale Jr, principals of Security Ballew Wealth Management, have formed Consilium Capital to manage a global macro investment strategy for accredited investors. »

Inès de Dinechin, chairman of Lyxor’s managing board

Inès de Dinechin to chair Lyxor’s supervisory board

Fri, 14/06/2013 - 06:04

Inès de Dinechin has been appointed as chairman of Lyxor Asset Management’s managing board, effective 10 June 2013. »

Richard Rumble, Mariner

Mariner Investment Group adds equity volatility team to incubation platform

Thu, 13/06/2013 - 16:00

Alternative asset manager Mariner Investment Group has named Peter van Dooijeweert, the former head of equity relative value trading at Citigroup, to run a global equity volatility portfolio on the Mariner Incubation Platform, a multi-strategy mandate Mariner launched in April 2013.  »

Andrew Baker, chief executive officer, AIMA

AIMA CEO Andrew Baker to step down at end of 2013

Wed, 12/06/2013 - 12:04

Andrew Baker, chief executive officer of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the hedge fund industry association, is to stand down at the end of 2013. »

Peter Trevisani, Thornburg’s head of global distribution

Thornburg opens office in London

Wed, 12/06/2013 - 06:30

Thornburg Investment Management (TIM), the USD87bn asset manager, has opened an office in London to enhance its global distribution capabilities. »

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Argonaut appoints George Adam as regional sales manager

Tue, 11/06/2013 - 12:00

Argonaut Capital Partners, a specialist in managing European equities, has appointed George Adam as regional sales manager. »

Judy Posnikoff, co-founder and managing director of PAAMCO

CAIA Foundation honours six 100 Women in Hedge Funds/CAIA Scholars

Tue, 11/06/2013 - 09:56

Six members of the 2011 and 2012 classes of 100 Women in Hedge Funds/CAIA Scholars have earned the CAIA Charter, the alternative investment designation. »

Ingrid Pierce, global managing partner with Walkers

Walkers expands with new partners across global network

Fri, 07/06/2013 - 14:03

Walkers has invited a number of lawyers across its global network to join the partnership, as the firm expands further in key markets to support the continued growth and requirements of its clients. »

Constance Hunter, KPMG

KPMG hires Constance Hunter as chief economist for alternative investments practice

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 10:04

KPMG, the US audit, tax and advisory firm, is adding more depth to its alternative investments practice by hiring Constance Hunter, an economic thought leader and former portfolio manager, as its chief economist, alternative investments. »

Ned Fleming, founder and managing partner of SunTx

SunTx Capital’s founding partners launch IXTHYS Capital Management

Wed, 05/06/2013 - 06:02

The founding partners of SunTx Capital Partners, in collaboration with veteran senior portfolio manager Ron Dodson, have launched IXTHYS Capital Management, a hedge fund investment manager. »

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Peter Guarino and Vivek Pingili join Cordium

Mon, 03/06/2013 - 14:04

Cordium, a compliance consultancy to the asset management industry and new name for HedgeOp Compliance and The IMS Group, has made two key appointments. »

Alfred C Eckert III, Phoenix Star Capital

Eckert, Gerson and Reeves form Phoenix Star Capital

Fri, 31/05/2013 - 11:44

Alfred C Eckert III, Russ D Gerson and Oliver W Reeves have launched a new asset management firm, Phoenix Star Capital. »

Dan Stern, co-founder and co-chief executive of Reservoir Capital Group

Hedge Fund Standards Board appoints new US member

Fri, 31/05/2013 - 11:39

The Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB) is strengthening US representation on its board with the appointment of Dan Stern, the co-founder and co-chief executive of Reservoir Capital Group, the New York-based fund manager, as a trustee. »

John Donohoe, chief executive at Carne Group

Carne makes two senior appointments to risk management team

Thu, 30/05/2013 - 10:04

Carne Group has made two senior appointments to its Irish governance team as part of a project to meet the demand for risk management skills from its clients. »

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BNY Mellon names Jeff Pamplin EMEA head of client service for AIS business

Wed, 29/05/2013 - 10:05

BNY Mellon has named Jeff Pamplin as head of client service management in EMEA for its alternative investment services (AIS) business.  »

Tim Keast, Clayton Euro Risk

Tim Keast to leave Clayton Euro Risk

Tue, 28/05/2013 - 16:03

Tim Keast, chief executive of Clayton Euro Risk, a subsidiary of Clayton Holdings, is to leave the company at the end of June. »

Henrik Gade Jepsen, chief investment officer, ATP

Three members join EDHEC-Risk Institute’s international advisory board

Mon, 27/05/2013 - 12:13

Three new members have joined EDHEC-Risk Institute’s international advisory board, which brings together scholars, representatives of regulatory bodies and senior executives from business partners and other leading institutions. »

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Dermot F Smurfit appointed chairman of the ML Capital Group

Fri, 24/05/2013 - 06:03

ML Capital has appointed Dr Dermot F Smurfit as chairman of the ML Capital Group of Companies, effective 23 April 2013. »

Research

Lyxor appoints Frank Frecentese as deputy head of hedge fund research

Thu, 23/05/2013 - 12:07

Lyxor Asset Management has appointed Frank Frecentese as the deputy head of hedge fund research in the firm’s New York office. »

Paul Meader, Asset Risk Consultants

ARC appoints Paul Meader to head new AIFMD focused division

Thu, 23/05/2013 - 10:11

Asset Risk Consultants (ARC) has appointed Paul Meader, an experienced portfolio manager, to launch the firm’s new fund solutions division. »

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BNP Paribas appoints Annalisa Winge Bicknell to focus on institutional clients

Wed, 22/05/2013 - 12:10

BNP Paribas Securities Services has appointed Annalisa Winge Bicknell to regional head of sales and relationship management for institutional clients, reinforcing its ambition to grow in the asset manager and asset owner segment of the market. »

Judy Posnikoff, a founding partner at PAAMCO

100 Women in Hedge Funds and CAIA Foundation give 2013 CAIA designation scholarships

Wed, 22/05/2013 - 10:05

100 Women in Hedge Funds (100WHF), Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company (PAAMCO), and the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Foundation have announced the 10 recipients of the third annual 100WHF/CAIA Scholarships. »

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