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Paul kneen

Pacific Fund Systems appoints Paul Kneen as COO

Fri, 17/07/2015 - 07:44

Pacific Fund Systems Limited (PFS), a provider of fully integrated fund accounting and administration software via the PFS-PAXUS application, has appointed Paul Kneen (pictured) as Chief Operating Officer (COO) with effect from 15 July, 2015.  »

Andy Lowenthal

CBOE’S Andy Lowenthal to lead business development for CBOE, CFE, LIVOL

Thu, 16/07/2015 - 12:49

CBOE Holdings has promoted Andy Lowenthal (pictured) from Vice President to Senior Vice President, Business Development. Lowenthal’s promotion comes as part of a reorganisation designed to better leverage the company’s business development efforts across its expanding line of futures and options products and services. »

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HSBC Securities Services lands USD1.3 billion RWC mandate

Tue, 14/07/2015 - 14:35

HSBC Securities Services (HSS), part of HSBC’s Global Banking and Markets business, has been appointed by RWC Partners Limited to provide administration and global transfer agency services to five new alternative funds. »

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Quad Group expands futures trading desk with key hires

Tue, 14/07/2015 - 11:36

Quad Group, consisting of Quad Capital Management, Quad Securities Holdings and Quad Advisors, has recently added several experienced futures traders to its growing team. »

Mark O'Hare

Edmond Ho joins Preqin as Chief Revenue Officer

Tue, 14/07/2015 - 07:32

Preqin has appointed Edmond Ho as Chief Revenue Officer. Ho also joins Preqin's Management Team and will commence his role on 27 July 2015.  »

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BPM grows alternative investment practice with Cayman Islands office

Mon, 13/07/2015 - 07:42

Burr Pilger Mayer has expanded its alternative investment practice with the opening of an office in the Cayman Islands. »

Scott Sommerville

MaplesFS opens Netherlands office

Fri, 10/07/2015 - 07:30

Maples Fiduciary, a division of MaplesFS and a provider of specialised fiduciary and corporate administration services, has opened a full-service office in Amsterdam.   »

Constantinos Antoniades

Chris Dennis joins Liquidnet to head US fixed income sales

Fri, 10/07/2015 - 07:28

Institutional trading network Liquidnet has appointed Chris Dennis as Head of US Fixed Income Sales. Dennis will be responsible for sales and strategy as Liquidnet builds out its high yield and investment grade trading platform scheduled to launch this quarter.  »

Tony Mcdonnell

HSBC strengthens hedge fund servicing team in Ireland with senior appointments

Fri, 10/07/2015 - 07:25

HSBC Securities Services, part of HSBC’s Global Banking and Markets division, has made four new senior appointments to its team in Dublin, which is a hub for its hedge fund servicing business. »

Patrick Mayhew, Mirabaud Securities

Mirabaud Securities strengthens sales and research teams with senior appointments

Thu, 09/07/2015 - 14:00

Mirabaud Securities has strengthened its secondary brokerage business with the appointment of Patrick Mayhew (pictured) to lead the equity sales team, and Will Draper to become head of equity research. »

Jeff Ward

EBS Direct adds Metallinvestbank and Standard Bank as liquidity providers

Thu, 09/07/2015 - 13:52

EBS BrokerTec, ICAP's electronic foreign exchange (FX) and fixed income business, has added Metallinvestbank as the first Russian liquidity provider (LP) and Standard Bank as the first South African LP on the EBS Direct platform.  »

Scott Blankenship

WHV Investments adds Rivington Investment team

Thu, 09/07/2015 - 09:19

WHV Investments has added the Rivington investment team to the company’s in-house portfolio managers. Rivington joins WHV from Victory Capital Management, bringing with them three highly regarded global equity strategies. »

Eric Noll

Convergex names Frederick Arnold as CFO

Thu, 09/07/2015 - 07:45

Convergex, an agency-focused brokerage and trading related services provider, has appointed Frederick Arnold as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). »

Paul Orwicz

Paul Orwicz joins Deimos Asset Management as MD and portfolio manager

Thu, 09/07/2015 - 07:43

Multi-strategy hedge fund manager Deimos Asset Management has appointed Paul Orwicz (pictured) has a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager.  »

Mike Byrne

Growth driving expansion of leadership team at PwC in the Channel Islands

Wed, 08/07/2015 - 14:04

PwC has further strengthened its leadership team with a number of promotions aimed at meeting ongoing growth opportunities in the Channel Islands.  »

Jim Turley

DTCC elects Deutsche Bank’s Turley to board of directors

Wed, 08/07/2015 - 12:06

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has appointed Jim Turley (pictured), Co-Head of Group Technology and Operations (GTO) for Deutsche Bank, to its Board of Directors. »

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Bishop Jordan joins Amundi Smith Breeden Investment Management Group as SVP

Wed, 08/07/2015 - 10:41

Amundi Smith Breeden has appointed Bishop Jordan, as a Senior Vice President, responsible for evaluating and trading corporate credit opportunities. »

Julian Korek

Kinetic Partners appoints new MD

Wed, 08/07/2015 - 07:47

Kinetic Partners, a division of Duff & Phelps, has appointed Adrian Johnson as a Managing Director in the firm’s London office.  »

Bruno  Bertrand-Delfau

Proskauer adds Bruno Bertrand-Delfau to PE team

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 07:46

Proskauer has appointed Bruno Bertrand-Delfau (pictured) as a partner in the firm’s private investment fund’s practice based in London. »

Moira Ashby

Hawksford strengthens corporate capabilities with associate director appointment

Mon, 06/07/2015 - 15:05

Hawksford has appointed Moira Ashby as an associate director. Ashby (pictured) will be part of the team responsible for defining, building and growing Hawksford’s corporate business. »

Fried Frank

Fried Frank adds asset management regulatory attorney Gregg Beechey in London

Mon, 06/07/2015 - 15:03

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson has appointed Gregg Beechey (pictured) as a partner in the firm’s Asset Management Practice in London. »

Eduoard Carmignac

Carmignac adds US-oriented global expertise in communications, media, internet and IT

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 14:12

As part of the ongoing recruitment drive, Carmignac Gestion has boosted its fund management team with the arrival of a senior fund manager, David Older. »

Jenny Knott

ICAP appoints Jenny Knott as CEO Post Trade Risk and Information Services

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 14:09

ICAP, a markets operator and provider of post trade risk mitigation and information services, has appointed Jenny Knott (pictured) as CEO Post Trade Risk and Information Services. »

Michel Danechi

Duet adds to EM range with launch of Duet Emerging European UCITS Fund

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 07:29

Alternative asset manager Duet Group has recruited Michel Danechi and Kalim Aziz as fund manager and research analyst respectively, from Armajaro. The pair will launch the Duet Emerging European UCITS Fund in July with approximately USD100 million. »

Robert Eccles

Harvard Business School Professor Robert Eccles is first Chairman of Arabesque Partners

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 21:00

Arabesque Partners, the London and Frankfurt-based asset management firm, has appointed Dr Robert G Eccles (pictured) as the company’s first Chairman with immediate effect. »

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Mariner Investment Group appoints Dmitry Green as Chief Risk Officer

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 20:00

Alternative investment manager Mariner Investment Group has appointed Dmitry Green as Chief Risk Officer (CRO). Green, who joins from Saba Capital where he was Managing Director and CRO has a strong track record managing investment risk from a number of blue chip alternative investment firms. »

Lynn Wheatley

Preston Hollow Capital adds senior underwriter to credit team

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 19:00

Preston Hollow Capital has added Lynn Wheatley (pictured) as Senior Credit Underwriter. Wheatley’s corporate responsibilities include evaluation, analysis and underwriting of the real property components of the firm’s investments. »

Hector Sants

Sir Hector Sants appointed new Chairman of Julius Baer International Limited London

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 13:36

Sir Hector Sants is to join Julius Baer International Limited as Chairman effective 1 July 2015.  »

James Crowley

BTIG Prime Brokerage adds Pershing as global custodian and clearing broker

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 09:00

BTIG has added Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon company, as a global custodian and clearing broker for BTIG’s multi-custodial and clearing Prime Brokerage platform. »

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BNY Mellon to provide alternatives depositary and administration services for Saemor Capital and Pelargos Capital

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 06:00

BNY Mellon has been appointed by alternative fund managers Saemor Capital and Pelargos Capital to provide AIFMD depositary, fund administration, and middle office and investor services for assets valued at EUR800 million. »

features
Article
Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

Article
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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »

Article
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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