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Ryan Hart joins Coquest as Director of Research, Portfolio Manager

Ryan Hart joins Coquest as Director of Research, Portfolio Manager

Fri, 24/07/2015 - 13:55

Ryan Hart has joined Coquest Inc as Director of Research and portfolio manager. Formerly with Altegris Advisors, Hart will find and perform due diligence on new managers to add to Coquest client portfolios. »

Mischler Financial expands structured-products team

Mischler Financial expands structured-products team

Thu, 23/07/2015 - 13:43

Patrick Beranek, a 20-year industry veteran and most recently the head of Asset-Backed trading for Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has joined Mischler Financial’s capital markets division as Managing Director, Structured Products. »

Tikehau bolsters European credit business team with new London hire

Tikehau bolsters European credit business team with new London hire

Thu, 23/07/2015 - 07:33

Following the successful launch of its first EUR354.7m European CLO in July 15th 2015, Tikehau has appointed Alison Goold as a Portfolio Manager in the European CLO business, which is headed up by Debra Anderson. »

Cyril Meilland appointed Head of Investor Relations at Amundi

Cyril Meilland appointed Head of Investor Relations at Amundi

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 14:19

Cyril Meilland has been appointed Head of Investor Relations for Amundi in the run up to the Group’s IPO.  »

Permal builds out investment team

Permal builds out investment team

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 11:55

Alternative asset manager Permal Group has made three new senior hires: Terrence Purcell, EVP, Portfolio Management; Robert Discolo as EVP, Investments; and Marc Blieden, EVP, Chief Risk Officer.  »

DTCC appoints Stephen Scharf as chief security officer

DTCC appoints Stephen Scharf as chief security officer

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 11:45

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has appointed Stephen Scharf to the newly-created position of Chief Security Officer (CSO). »

Maples Fund Services opens San Francisco Office

Maples Fund Services opens San Francisco Office

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 07:45

Maples Fund Services has opened an office in San Francisco, the firm’s first on the west coast. The expansion further solidifies the firm’s North American presence and bolsters its service offering for clients in the region.  »

Options opens new central London office

Options opens new central London office

Tue, 21/07/2015 - 13:09

Options, a managed service and IT infrastructure provider to the global capital markets industry, has opened a new central London office. The move sees the firm consolidate its two existing London offices into one larger premises in the Victoria area of central London. »

Proskauer adds private investments lawyer Niamh Curry

Proskauer adds private investments lawyer Niamh Curry

Tue, 21/07/2015 - 11:38

Global law firm Proskauer announced that »

Al Abroa

Kingsview Asset Management welcomes German Ramirez

Mon, 20/07/2015 - 14:30

German Ramirez has joined Kingsview Asset Management as a Senior Vice President of the Private Client Services Division. »

Maxine Rawlins

Hawksford strengthens management team with four director appointments

Fri, 17/07/2015 - 14:07

Corporate, private client and funds business, Hawksford, has enhanced its management capabilities with four director promotions. »

Paraic Cosgrave

BNP Paribas Securities Services appoints head of sales and relationship management for alt fund admin business

Fri, 17/07/2015 - 12:59

Paraic Cosgrave (pictured) has joined BNP Paribas Securities Services as head of sales and relationship management for the firm’s alternative fund administration business. »

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.  »

Cayman islands

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.  »


Asia-based fund manager outlook

Fri, 09/10/2015 - 09:29

In June 2015, Preqin surveyed 61 Asia-based private equity and venture capital fund managers to gain insight into their attitudes towards the fundraising environment, deals landscape and issues affecting the private equity industry as a whole. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asian Private Equity analyses the key findings from the survey, highlighting the overarching trends and outlook for Asian GP activity for the next 12 months.  ... »

Special report
US Hedge Fund Services 2015

US Hedge Fund Services 2015

Wed, 30/09/2015 - 11:21

A rising tide of regulation is threatening to swamp US hedge funds with significant trading, distribution and reporting issues.This Hedgeweek Special Report unravels these issues, guides managers through the solutions currently available to them, and examines the challenges of running activist hedge funds, where assets have grown to USD120 billion over the past decade... »

Special report
The TYVIX Index: Navigating through interest rate volatility

With interest rates set to rise, this Hedgeweek Special Report examines the the latest tools available to fixed income investors and traders in the form of the CBOE/CBOT 10-year US Treasury Note Volatility Index (The TYVIX Index) and TYVIX futures, which give traders an effective way to hedge, gain exposure to, or trade interest rate volatility.... »

Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

Unrealised assets in tail-end funds

Mon, 28/09/2015 - 14:40

Distributions from private equity funds have improved greatly in recent years as managers have taken advantage of improving market conditions to realise value from remaining assets in their portfolios. This has gone some way to alleviating concerns regarding the overhang of unrealised value in ageing funds; however, the issue has not yet been fully rectified, particularly as funds raised in the boom years of 2005-2008 reach the 10-year mark. ... »

Index options & futures

John Angelos, CBOE

Interest rate volatility is like a storm cloud building on the horizon. The US Federal Reserve has kept rates stable for nigh on a decade, but global asset managers are now preparing for their fixed income portfolios to feel the impact of a rate rise later this year.  ... »

Multiple Linux Engineer Positions

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