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MarketAxess appoints Scott Eaton as COO for Europe

Tue, 02/06/2015 - 11:00

MarketAxess Holdings, the operator of an electronic trading platform for fixed-income securities, and the provider of market data and post-trade services for the global fixed income markets, has appointed Scott Eaton as Chief Operating Officer for MarketAxess Europe Limited and Trax. »

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Wilshire Consulting names Steven J Foresti as CIO

Tue, 02/06/2015 - 09:00

Wilshire Consulting, the institutional investment advisory and outsourced-CIO business unit of Wilshire Associates Incorporated, has named Steven J Foresti as its chief investment officer (CIO).  »

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State Street appoints hedge fund veteran Effie Datson

Mon, 01/06/2015 - 14:15

State Street Corporation has appointed Effie Datson as global head of product for its Alternative Investment Solutions division. Datson’s initial focus will be on expanding the global footprint of InfraHedge, State Street’s USD15 billion managed account platform. »

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iPass reaches settlement agreement with hedge funds over board composition

Mon, 01/06/2015 - 09:00

iPass Inc has reached an agreement with Maguire Asset Management, Francis Capital Management, Foxhill Opportunity Fund. and their respective affiliates and nominees, over the composition of the iPass Board of Directors. »

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Ankur Crawford joins Patrick Kelly as Portfolio Manager on Alger SICAV

Mon, 01/06/2015 - 09:00

Fred Alger Management, Inc., a leading asset management firm, announced today that  »

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Peter Weinberg Joins Steben & Company as Head of Investor Relations & Marketing

Fri, 29/05/2015 - 13:30

Steben & Company has appointed Peter Weinberg as Head of Investor Relations & Marketing. »

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Nexus Investment Advisors appointed as manager of RAM Asia Bond Total Return Fund

Thu, 28/05/2015 - 06:00

RAM Active Investments has appointed Nexus Investment Advisors Limited as manager of the RAM Asia Bond Total Return Fund – previously known as Samena (Lux) Global Funds – Credit Opportunities Fund. »

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JonesTrading names Jeff Gamble as Vice President

Wed, 27/05/2015 - 18:30

The JonesTrading Group of Companies has named industry veteran and institutional equity execution specialist Jeffrey Gamble as Vice President of JonesTrading Canada’s Toronto office.  »

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Sussex Partners recommends Oasis Value Funds to Europe and US clients

Wed, 27/05/2015 - 17:00

Sussex Partners has been appointed by MCP Asset Company Limited (MCP) to provide access for the Oasis Value Long Fund and the Oasis Value Alpha Fund to its institutional clients in Switzerland, parts of Europe and the United States.   »

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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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