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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. »

Hong Kong

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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DigitalTangible relaunches as Serica

Thu, 23/04/2015 - 06:00

DigitalTangible, a decentralised gold, precious metals and bitcoin exchange has rebranded as Serica as it broadens its investment platform offerings to global traders, investors, and merchants.  »

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David L Fitzgerald joins Gabelli Securities as CCO

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 14:00

Gabelli Securities, a 94 per cent owned subsidiary of GAMCO Investors, has appointed David L Fitzgerald as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of the firm’s alternative investment fund business, Gabelli & Partners.  »

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Ada Investments appoints Nikhil Sudan as principal and COO

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 13:00

Ada Investment Management, an investment manager offering alternative equities-based investment programs to institutional investors, has appointed Nikhil Sudan as a Principal and Chief Operating Officer (COO). »

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LIM Advisors appoints Donald Ewer as Head of Fixed Income and Credit

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 06:00

Hong Kong-based hedge fund LIM Advisors has appointed Donald Ewer as head of Asian fixed income and credit.  »

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TMF Group expands Structured Financial Services Group

Tue, 21/04/2015 - 20:00

TMF Group has appointed Michael Adams as global Head of Structured Finance.  »

North America

Sloane Robinson appoints new head of North American business development

Thu, 16/04/2015 - 20:00

International equity asset manager Sloane Robinson has made a strategic commitment to the North American marketplace with the hire of Rob Pino as Head of North American Business Development. »

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Richard Mayhew joins RJ O'Brien to build grains team in EMEA

Wed, 15/04/2015 - 14:00

Chicago-based RJ O'Brien & Associates (RJO) has appointed veteran institutional grains broker Richard Mayhew as Senior Vice President, Head of Grains & Oilseeds, EMEA.  »

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State Street appoints Lawton as head of securities finance EMEA

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 19:30

State Street Corporation has appointed Alex Lawton to senior managing director and head of securities finance for State Street Global Markets in Europe, Middle-East & Africa (EMEA).  »

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Professor Noël Amenc steps down as Director of EDHEC-Risk Institute

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 15:30

Professor Noël Amenc has resigned fro his role as Director of EDHEC-Risk Institute.  »

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Muzinich & Co appoints regional business development manager for north of England and Scotland

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 06:00

Muzinich & Co, an institutional asset management firm specialising in corporate credit, has appointed a business development manager to cover the north of England and Scotland. »

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LME appoints Andrew Dodsworth to lead new Market Operations department          

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 06:00

The London Metal Exchange (LME) has appointed Andrew Dodsworth as Head of Market Operations.  »

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RCM Alternatives promotes Paul Rieger to MD and Partner

Fri, 10/04/2015 - 11:30

RCM Alternatives, a brokerage firm that provides investors and wealth advisors with education and services for investing in managed futures has promoted Paul Rieger to managing director and partner.  »

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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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Hedgeweek Special Report: Hedge Fund Administration

Hedge Fund Administration 2015

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57

Mergers and acquisitions in recent years have changed the face of hedge fund administration. Big custodial banks are likely to dominate the HFA space in years to come, forming one part of a barbell with a number of well-run, well-capitalised independent HFAs on the other end. This report examines the implications for both hedge funds and their administrators... »

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North America

Private debt in North America

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06

The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »

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State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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