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Blackstone’s Doug Ostrover to step down

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 09:00

Doug Ostrover will step down as a Senior Managing Director of Blackstone and will become a Senior Adviser to the firm.  »

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Tortoise adds four to investment committee

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 13:00

Tortoise Capital Advisors has added four seasoned portfolio managers to its investment committee, effective 30 June, 2015. »

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ENSO expands exec team with Julian Pittam as Head of EMEA and Stephen Caplen as Global COO

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 16:00

Enso Financial Analytics (ENSO), a provider of data-driven investment and operational insights for hedge funds, has hired Julian Pittam as Head of EMEA and Stephen Caplen as Global COO.  »

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Investcorp hires chief risk officer for hedge funds business

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 09:00

Investcorp has appointed Sunil Gaglani in the newly-created role od chief risk officer of the firm’s hedge fund business. »

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ITG becomes Bondcube US trading intermediary

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 06:00

ITG, the independent execution broker, has been appointed as a US trading intermediary for Bondcube’s buy-side to buy-side trades. »

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Former Wilshire Funds Management CIO Cleo Chang named Head of Alternative Investments at American Century Investments

Mon, 18/05/2015 - 12:00

American Century Investments has named Cleo Chang as senior vice president and head of alternative investments. Chang, who joins American Century on May 18, was previously chief investment officer of Wilshire Funds Management.  »

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Dynasty Financial Partners appoints Scott Welch as CIO

Fri, 15/05/2015 - 12:00

Dynasty Financial Partners has appointed Scott D Welch as Chief Investment Officer. »

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Concept Capital Markets adds trading and client support personnel

Fri, 15/05/2015 - 09:00

Concept Capital Markets has hired Robert Jones, David Circle and Eric Gross, all seasoned brokerage professionals who bring their own skill sets to the firm and will complement the firm’s existing team. »

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Liquidnet builds out fixed income team with European senior sales hire

Thu, 14/05/2015 - 19:00

Mark Taylor (pictured) has joined Liquidnet as a senior member of the fixed income sales team. He will work with Constantinos Antoniades, Global Head of Fixed Income, Jonathan Gray, Head of Fixed Income EMEA, and the company's global sales team to grow Liquidnet's fixed income platform for buy-side institutions.  »

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Emilio Barberá joins Mirabaud Asset Management

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 21:00

Mirabaud Asset Management has appointed Emilio Barberá as Senior Portfolio Manager/Analyst for Spanish equities. »

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SEC makes Grim choice for Director of the Division of Investment Management

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 18:00

The Securities and Exchange Commission has appointed David Grim as Director of the Division of Investment Management. Grim has been the division’s acting director since February, following the departure of former director Norm Champ. »

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Duet appoints Fugmann and Lees as co-CIOs of natural resources long/short equity fund

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 09:00

Duet Group, a USD5.5 billion global alternative asset manager, has appointed Ulrik Fugmann and Edward Lees has senior managing directors and Co-Chief Investment Officers of Duet Natural Resources.  »

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Greenberg Traurig strengthens funds and derivatives capabilities

Mon, 11/05/2015 - 17:00

International law firm Greenberg Traurig has strengthened its expertise in private investment funds and complicated derivatives transactions, with the additions of Anthony L Perricone and Nanette Aguirre as shareholders in its New York Corporate & Securities Practice. »

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Crescent Capital hires Peter Mitchell as SVP of Investor Relations

Mon, 11/05/2015 - 09:00

Hedge fund firm Crescent Capital Group has appointed Peter Mitchell has Senior Vice President (SVP) of Investor Relations. He will be responsible for marketing Crescent’s strategies to institutional investors including public pension plans and multi-employer pension plans. »

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Fifth Street Asset Management appoints Heilbrunn as MD and member of Management Committee

Fri, 08/05/2015 - 14:00

Fifth Street Asset Management has appointed David A Heilbrunn as a Managing Director and member of the firm's Management Committee.  »

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Convergex names Kelli Annequin Chief Marketing Officer

Fri, 08/05/2015 - 13:00

Convergex, an agency-focused global brokerage and trading related services provider, has appointed Kelli Annequin as the firm’s new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).  »

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Simon Pickard and Edward Cole join Man GLG to launch Unconstrained Emerging Equity Strategy

Fri, 08/05/2015 - 06:00

Man GLG, the discretionary investment management business of Man Group, has appointed Simon Pickard and Edward Cole as portfolio managers of the soon to be launched Unconstrained Emerging Equity strategy. »

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Sprott adds fixed income specialist Mark Wisniewski

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 20:00

Sprott Asset Management has appointed Mark Wisniewski as Senior Portfolio Manager. Wisniewski is a fixed income specialist with a depth of experience in portfolio management and the trading and analysis of debt securities.  »

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Euronext appoints interim CEO

Wed, 06/05/2015 - 17:00

Euronext has accelerated its transition plan following the announcement by Dominique Cerutti of his resignation on 22 April, by appointing Jos Dijsselhof as interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO). »

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UBS appoints Global Co-Heads of Financial Sponsors

Wed, 06/05/2015 - 09:00

Matt Eilers is joining UBS as Global Co-Head of the firm’s Financial Sponsor business.  »

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Concept Capital Markets appoints Penn Miller-Jones as Head of Prime Brokerage Sales

Wed, 06/05/2015 - 06:00

Concept Capital Markets has appointed R Pennington Miller-Jones (Penn) as Managing Director – Head of Prime Brokerage Sales.  »

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Scipion Capital Group hires Taran Bains to drive international business development

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 21:30

Commodity trade finance investment manager Scipion Capital has appointed Taran Bains to head up its sales and marketing function.  »

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SkyBridge Capital Opens Office in Seoul, South Korea

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 16:30

Alternative investment firm SkyBridge Capital has opened an office in Seoul, South Korea.  »

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Citi hires Murray Roos as global head of sales for equities and prime finance

Fri, 01/05/2015 - 12:00

Citi has hired Murray Roos as Global Head of Sales for its Equities and Prime Finance divisions.  »

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Maitland hires Scott Price to lead growth in US

Thu, 30/04/2015 - 16:00

Global advisory, fund administration and fiduciary services firm Maitland has hired Scott Price to spearhead its ambitious growth aims in the US market. Price will be joining the firm as Head of Business Development and Client Management for North America.  »

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BNY Mellon appointed trustee and principal paying agent for Commerzbank’s first European CLO

Thu, 30/04/2015 - 09:30

BNY Mellon has been appointed trustee and paying agent for Bosphorus CLO I Limited. It is Commerzbank’s first European CLO and is being managed by the bank’s Debt Fund Management division. »

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Custom House Fund Services opens Hong Kong Office

Wed, 29/04/2015 - 10:00

Custom House Fund Services has opened a new Hong Kong office, significantly expanding its presence in Asia-Pacific and offering for hedge and private equity funds operating within the region.  »

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Travers adds three more to growing team

Wed, 29/04/2015 - 09:00

The Cayman Islands and Hong Kong based boutique legal firm Travers Thorp Alberga has continued its recruitment drive with the addition of a new partner and two senior associates to the firm’s team. »

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Macro Risk Solutions expands portfolio strategy team

Fri, 24/04/2015 - 13:00

Macro Risk Solutions (MRS), a leading investment advisor providing innovative risk and hedging products and solutions to institutional investors, has expanded its analytics team with the hire of Linfeng Liu as a Portfolio Analyst.  »

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Macro Risk Advisors expands risk strategy team

Thu, 23/04/2015 - 09:00

Macro Risk Advisors (MRA) has expanded its Risk Strategy team with the addition of Ling Zhou as an Equity Derivatives Strategist.  »

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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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Survey

Voting for the 5th edition of the Hedgeweek USA Awards, which recognise excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers around the world, is now open. ... »

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Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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