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Frank Brienzi, president and chief sales officer, Misys

Misys appoints Frank Brienzi as president and chief sales officer

Wed, 11/09/2013 - 12:00

Misys has appointed Frank Brienzi as its new president and chief sales officer. »

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Global Prime Partners follows Asian hire with growth in Europe

Wed, 11/09/2013 - 06:35

Global Prime Partners (GPP), the prime brokerage boutique, has further built out its sales team in Europe just weeks after expanding its client service capabilities into the Asian markets.   »

Meeting

KPMG hires Michael Cross as director of account relationships

Tue, 10/09/2013 - 16:20

KPMG has hired 30-year industry veteran Michael Cross as director of account relationships as the firm continues to expand its alternative investments (AI) team serving the Southeast US. »

Robert Scherer, Vinson & Elkins

Vinson & Elkins adds Robert Scherer to finance group

Tue, 10/09/2013 - 16:01

Derivatives lawyer Robert Scherer has joined Vinson & Elkins’ finance practice group as counsel in New York. »

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Finisterre names former JPMorgan Chase MD Darren Walker as partner

Mon, 09/09/2013 - 06:30

Darren Walker has been named a partner at Finisterre Capital, the USD1.6bn long/short emerging market total return specialist. »

New York

Investment veteran Barcia joins Abbot Downing in New York

Thu, 05/09/2013 - 12:15

Peter Barcia, a former director of portfolio solutions at Citi Private Bank, has joined the New York office of Abbot Downing as managing director and senior portfolio manager. »

Frank Frecentese, global head of hedge fund research, Lyxor

Lyxor appoints Frank Frecentese as global head of hedge fund research

Wed, 04/09/2013 - 16:01

Lyxor Asset Management has appointed Frank Frecentese as global head of hedge fund research. »

Handshake

Moscow Exchange bolsters management team with senior hires

Wed, 04/09/2013 - 15:10

Moscow Exchange has made a number of senior hires to its management team to strengthen key operations and increase the exchange’s international competitiveness. »

Handshake

Wake2o adds to hedge fund secondaries sales team

Wed, 04/09/2013 - 12:11

Wake2o has appointed Jean-Michel Montandon as a vice president in the firm’s global hedge fund distribution business, which comprises Wake2o hedge fund secondaries illiquids, hedge fund secondaries continuing classes, legal claims and the Wake-X intermediation platform. »

Handshake

Bell Rock adds fifth member to team of independent fund directors

Mon, 02/09/2013 - 12:00

Bell Rock has appointed Evan Judd to its independent director services team, as it expands its fund governance practice for investment funds. »

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Benedicte Rabier joins AllenbridgeEpic

Fri, 30/08/2013 - 16:06

AllenbridgeEpic Investment Advisers has appointed Benedicte Rabier as a sector specialist. »

London

Sturgeon appoints new portfolio manager

Thu, 29/08/2013 - 13:32

Bob Devine has joined regulatory incubator Sturgeon Ventures as a portfolio manager. »

Elena Ranguelova, Investcorp

Elena Ranguelova joins Investcorp’s hedge fund group

Thu, 29/08/2013 - 12:00

Investcorp's US-based hedge fund business has appointed Elena Ranguelova as head of credit and equity strategies. »

Cayman Islands

Investment funds specialist Dawn Howe joins Walkers as a partner

Thu, 29/08/2013 - 06:05

Dawn Howe has joined law firm Walkers as a partner in the global investment funds group. »

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GoldenTree hires Brian Marshall as managing director in business development

Wed, 28/08/2013 - 05:58

GoldenTree Asset Management, an investment firm that manages alternative and traditional asset strategies for sophisticated institutional and high net-worth investors, has hired Brian Marshall as managing director in the firm’s business development group. »

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The Carlyle Group names Matthew O’Connor MD on power investing team

Thu, 22/08/2013 - 06:01

Alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group has named Matthew J O’Connor as a managing director on the power investing team. »

Gregg Parise, president and CFO, BUMP Network

Hedge fund manager Gregg Parise joins BUMP Network as president and CFO

Wed, 21/08/2013 - 06:33

BUMP Network has appointed hedge fund manager Gregg Parise as its new president and chief financial officer.  »

New York

GoldenTree hires James Clarke in business development role

Tue, 20/08/2013 - 10:18

GoldenTree Asset Management, an investment firm that manages alternative and traditional asset strategies for sophisticated institutional and high net-worth investors, has appointed James Clarke as managing director – business development. »

New York

Conifer Group adds key personnel in New York

Mon, 19/08/2013 - 06:35

The Conifer Group, a provider of fund administration, middle office, trading and prime brokerage services to the hedge fund industry, has made several new hires in the firm's New York office. »

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Meridian Fund Services Group appoints chief executive

Fri, 16/08/2013 - 16:00

Meridian Fund Services Group has appointed Fergus Healy as chief executive, effective 15 August 2013. »

Investments

Prosiris adds RMBS trader Aashish Marfatia to investment team

Thu, 15/08/2013 - 12:28

Prosiris Capital Management, a credit-oriented investment manager with over USD1bn in assets under management, has appointed Aashish Marfatia to the firm's investment team. »

Numbers and magnifying glass

Three Bridges Capital adds two senior analysts

Wed, 14/08/2013 - 16:03

Three Bridges Capital has appointed Ranjit Unnithan and Marc S Cooperman as senior analysts. »

Handshake

DBFS appoints David Hastings as senior front office consultant

Wed, 14/08/2013 - 14:25

DBFS Consultants has appointed David Hastings as senior consultant within the firm’s front office practice. »

Colin McKie, litigation partner, Maples and Calder

Maples and Calder litigation partner appointed QC

Wed, 14/08/2013 - 14:11

Maples and Calder litigation partner Colin McKie has been appointed as Queen's Counsel (QC), following recommendations from the local judiciary to the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. »

Americas

Citi Prime Finance names David Tenney as MD and regional head of sales for the Americas

Wed, 14/08/2013 - 11:49

David H Tenney is to join Citi’s prime brokerage business as a managing director and regional head of sales for the Americas. »

Handshake

GoldenTree appoints Said Saffari as partner and portfolio manager

Wed, 14/08/2013 - 06:04

GoldenTree Asset Management, an investment firm that manages alternative and traditional asset strategies for institutional and high net worth investors, has appointed emerging markets credit specialist Said Saffari as a partner and portfolio manager. »

Currency cogs

Deutsche Bank expands foreign exchange investor sales team in North America

Thu, 08/08/2013 - 16:01

Gaurang Chadha is to join Deutsche Bank as a managing director within its foreign exchange investor sales team in North America. »

Meeting

Orb appoints Brad Baker to consulting team

Wed, 07/08/2013 - 13:37

Orb, a boutique employee benefits and workplace pensions consultancy that specialises in working with hedge funds and their suppliers, has appointed Brad Baker as a senior employee benefits consultant.  »

Hannah Shaw Grove

HFA adds high-net-worth expert Hannah Shaw Grove to advisory board

Wed, 07/08/2013 - 12:12

The Hedge Fund Association (HFA) has appointed wealth consultant Hannah Shaw Grove to its high-net-worth advisory board. »

Victor Hugo Rodriguez

HFA appoints Garrido and Baquiran as co-directors of LatAm chapter

Tue, 06/08/2013 - 10:02

The Hedge Fund Association (HFA) has appointed Juan Garrido and Les Baquiran as co-directors of the association’s LatAm chapter following the decision by Victor Hugo Rodriguez to step down from the role. »

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