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Hawksford strengthens Asian presence with three strategic appointments

Hawksford strengthens Asian presence with three strategic appointments

Mon, 05/10/2015 - 14:48

Eighteen months after establishing a presence in Asia and following substantive growth, Hawksford is strengthening its commitment to the Asian market by building its team. »

 Lombard Odier IM adds global macro team to alts offering

Lombard Odier IM adds global macro team to alts offering

Mon, 05/10/2015 - 14:37

Lombard Odier Investment Managers (Lombard Odier IM) has added to its alternative investment capabilities by hiring a dedicated Global Macro team. The team forms part of Lombard Odier IM’s Absolute Return investment pillar. »

Weeden Prime Services appoints head of capital introductions

Weeden Prime Services appoints head of capital introductions

Mon, 05/10/2015 - 10:24

Weeden Prime Services, a prime brokerage services provider for hedge funds, has expanded its team with the appointment of Will Greco as head of capital introductions. »

Aventis Asset Management hires Head of Business Development

Aventis Asset Management hires Head of Business Development

Fri, 02/10/2015 - 11:22

Chicago-based commodity hedge fund Aventis Asset Management, has hired Keith Byers (pictured) as Managing Director Business Development. »

James Warner joins Deimos Asset Management as MD and portfolio manager

James Warner joins Deimos Asset Management as MD and portfolio manager

Thu, 01/10/2015 - 10:14

Multi-strategy hedge find manager Deimos Asset Management has appointed James A Warner III (pictured) as a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager. »

William Ketterer joins Lifeline Capital Management as CIO

William Ketterer joins Lifeline Capital Management as CIO

Wed, 30/09/2015 - 12:27

Lifeline Capital Management, a fixed income alternative asset manager which purchases and manages portfolios of life settlements, has appointed William Ketterer (pictured) as chief investment officer CIO. »

Andy Merrill joins Prosek as partner

Andy Merrill joins Prosek as partner

Wed, 30/09/2015 - 10:24

Public relations and financial communications firm Prosek Partners has appointed Andy Merrill as Partner. Merrill brings nearly 20 years of strategic financial communications experience to Prosek, with a focus on transaction communications and issues and crisis management. »

MFA announces 2015-2016 Board of Directors

MFA announces 2015-2016 Board of Directors

Tue, 29/09/2015 - 13:49

The Managed Funds Association (MFA) today announced its 2015-2016 Board of Directors and newly elected officers. The new Board and officers will provide governance oversight to MFA and help guide the Association’s advocacy, education and communication efforts on global issues impacting the alternative investment industry.  »

WeiserMazars names seven equity partners and an equity principal

WeiserMazars names seven equity partners and an equity principal

Tue, 29/09/2015 - 09:50

Richard Bloom, Dennis Cancellarich, Ira Cooperman, Jerome Devillers, Pierre-Marie Lagnaud, George Parker and Anthony Stranix have been named Equity Partners at WeiserMazars while Debra Bornstein has been named Equity Principal. »

Cadwalader adds fund finance partners Michael C Mascia and Wesley A Misson

Cadwalader adds fund finance partners Michael C Mascia and Wesley A Misson

Tue, 29/09/2015 - 09:40

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft has appointed fund finance practitioners Michael C Mascia and Wesley A Misson as partners. »

Neuberger Berman appoints Jonathan Geoghegan to UK client Group

Neuberger Berman appoints Jonathan Geoghegan to UK client Group

Mon, 28/09/2015 - 14:21

Neuberger Berman has appointed Jonathan Geoghegan to the UK Financial Institutions and Intermediaries client group, effective immediately.   »

Marie-Hélène S McAndrew joins Perella Weinberg Partners as MD

Marie-Hélène S McAndrew joins Perella Weinberg Partners as MD

Fri, 25/09/2015 - 11:29

Perella Weinberg Partners has appointed Marie-Hélène S McAndrew has joined the Firm as a Managing Director in its Asset Management business. Based in New York, McAndrew will work with the Marketing and Client Services Team as a Product Specialist for the PWP Global Macro strategy. »

La Française GIS makes senior portfolio manager appointment

La Française GIS makes senior portfolio manager appointment

Fri, 25/09/2015 - 09:21

USD4.2 billion investment solutions provider La Française Global Investment Solutions (La Française GIS) has appointed credit derivatives specialist Michael Hattab-Maruani as a Senior Credit Portfolio Manager. »

Liontrust expands international distribution team

Liontrust expands international distribution team

Thu, 24/09/2015 - 14:01

Fund management group Liontrust has added Antonio Forte (pictured) to the firm’s international sales team. »

K&L Gates adds to investment management practice with Boston partner hire

K&L Gates adds to investment management practice with Boston partner hire

Thu, 24/09/2015 - 11:28


The Boston office of global law firm K&L Gates has added Richard Kerr (pictured) as a partner in the investment management, hedge funds and alternative investments practice. He joins K&L Gates from Goodwin Proctor LLP. »

New funds and corporate partner for Ogier in Guernsey

New funds and corporate partner for Ogier in Guernsey

Wed, 23/09/2015 - 09:28

Ogier has appointed Bryon Rees as a partner in its unds and corporate practice in Guernsey. »

DTCC appoints Mark Wetjen to lead global public policy activities

DTCC appoints Mark Wetjen to lead global public policy activities

Wed, 23/09/2015 - 09:22

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has appointed Mark Wetjen (pictured) as Managing Director with responsibility for leading the firm’s global public policy function and related business and legal activities. »

LME boosts Steel Committee with four new members

LME boosts Steel Committee with four new members

Tue, 22/09/2015 - 16:07

The London Metal Exchange (LME) is pleased to announce the appointment of four new members to its Steel Committee as it moves closer to the launch of two new ferrous contracts – steel scrap and steel rebar – in November. »

William Hague joins Board of Directors of Intercontinental Exchange

William Hague joins Board of Directors of Intercontinental Exchange

Fri, 18/09/2015 - 17:46

The Right Honourable William Hague (pictured) has joined the Boards of Intercontinental Exchange and ICE Futures Europe. Hague will assume the role of Chairman of ICE Futures Europe in January 2016, succeeding Sir Bob Reid who is retiring from that role after 16 years of service. Sir Bob Reid continues as the Chairman of ICE Clear Europe through 2015. »

Crestbridge to open new office in the Cayman Islands

Crestbridge to open new office in the Cayman Islands

Thu, 17/09/2015 - 14:30

Independent fund and corporate services provider Crestbridge is to expand into the Cayman Islands in response to continued growth and client demand.   »

Empaxis opens London office and appoints European director

Empaxis opens London office and appoints European director

Wed, 16/09/2015 - 14:34

Empaxis Data Management, a provider of middle and back-office outsourcing for investment management firms, has opened an office in London and launched Empaxis Europe Limited. »

Dyal Capital Partners appoints alts Veteran John Dyment as Head of Business Services Platform

Dyal Capital Partners appoints alts Veteran John Dyment as Head of Business Services Platform

Wed, 16/09/2015 - 09:41

Dyal Capital Partners, a unit of Neuberger Berman Private Equity, has appointed alternatives industry veteran John Dyment as Head of Dyal's Business Services Platform. »

Arthur Bell expands to Ireland

Arthur Bell expands to Ireland

Wed, 16/09/2015 - 09:38

Arthur Bell CPAs, a professional services firm dedicated to servicing the alternative investment industry, has formed Arthur Bell Limited based in Ireland to better serve its international clients. »

Olivetree appoints Fred Ward to event-driven consultancy business

Olivetree appoints Fred Ward to event-driven consultancy business

Tue, 15/09/2015 - 13:03

Olivetree Financial has appointed Fred Ward to its event driven team, to further hone the firm’s consultancy skills for the buy-side community. »

Fiera Capital announces executive appointments

Fiera Capital announces executive appointments

Tue, 15/09/2015 - 10:01

John Valentini has joined the Fiera Capital global team as Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer. »

AltX appoints Roy Singh as CTO

AltX appoints Roy Singh as CTO

Tue, 15/09/2015 - 09:53

AltX has appointed Roy Singh (pictured) as Chief Technology Officer (CTO), effective immediately. »

Kirk Buese appointed CIO of Aegon USA Investment Management

Kirk Buese appointed CIO of Aegon USA Investment Management

Fri, 11/09/2015 - 10:22

Aegon Asset Management has appointed Kirk Buese as Chief Investment Officer of its US investment management operation, Aegon USA Investment Management (AUIM), effective 7 September. »

Chiron Investment Management expands senior executive team

Chiron Investment Management expands senior executive team

Fri, 11/09/2015 - 10:17

Chiron Investment Management, a boutique, actively-managed investment management firm led by Chief Investment Officer Ryan Caldwell (pictured)and Chief Executive Officer Enrico Gaglioti, has bolstered its executive and investment teams with the addition of five seasoned professionals. »

AltX adds Cowen Group to team of strategic investors

AltX adds Cowen Group to team of strategic investors

Thu, 10/09/2015 - 16:08

Cowen Group is to join AltX’s team of strategic investors. »

Anchin welcomes new audit partner, and director of private equity services

Anchin welcomes new audit partner, and director of private equity services

Thu, 10/09/2015 - 09:58

Anchin, Block & Anchin has appointed a new Partner, Raphy Soussan (pictured) and a new Director, Marc Nadritch to the firm’s team. »

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