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Abacus Group hires Adam Wayne as HR director

Thu, 29/01/2015 - 09:00

Abacus Group, a provider of hosted IT solutions for hedge funds and private equity funds,has appointed Adam Wayne as Human Resources Director.  »

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Ropes & Gray Partner appointed to IBA International Funds Committee

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 21:30

Ropes & Gray partner Michelle Moran has been appointed an Officer of the International Bar Association’s Investment Funds Committee. »

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Tickmill appoints Sudhanshu Agarwal as CEO

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 17:30

Transparency-oriented global ECN broker Tickmill has appointed Sudhanshu Agarwal as Global Chief Executive Officer effective 28 January, 2015.  »

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Steben & Company promotes John Dolfin to CIO

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 10:30

Steben & Company, a provider of alternative investments, has promoted John Dolfin, CFA, to Chief Investment Officer of the firm. »

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ALTIN appoints Cantor Fitzgerald as financial advisor and corporate broker

Tue, 27/01/2015 - 09:00

ALTIN, the USD250 million multi-strategy fund of hedge funds listed on the London and Swiss stock exchanges, has appointed Cantor Fitzgerald as the company’s sole financial adviser and corporate broker in the UK. »

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Scipion Capital unveils new advisory council

Wed, 21/01/2015 - 19:00

Scipion Capital (Scipion), the international commodity trade finance investment manager has appointed a new high level Advisory Council, chaired by the Right Honourable Sir Desmond de Silva. »

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Houlihan Lokey expands hedge fund and financial sponsorship coverage with new hire

Wed, 21/01/2015 - 15:30

Houlihan Lokey, has appointed Patrick Collins as managing director in the firm’s Financial Sponsors Group based in New York.  »

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Convergex adds industry veterans Gough and Holl to international leadership team

Wed, 21/01/2015 - 14:30

Convergex, an agency-focused global brokerage and trading related services provider, has added two industry veterans to its international leadership team.  »

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Cayman Islands Stock Exchange appoints Deputy Head of Listings and Compliance

Wed, 21/01/2015 - 13:30

The Cayman Islands Stock Exchange has appointed Eva Holtas Deputy Head of Listings and Compliance, effective 5 January 2015.  »

Shanghai

MIK expands into Asia

Wed, 21/01/2015 - 12:00

MIK Fund Solutions, a provider of decision support software solutions for alternative asset managers, has expanded its geographic footprint into Asia, basing its APAC headquarters in Shanghai, China.  »

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Pershing Square Capital Management appoints Stephen Fraidin as Vice Chairman

Wed, 21/01/2015 - 10:45

Pershing Square Capital Management has appointed Stephen Fraidin, as a Senior Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, has joined the firm as Vice Chairman.  »

NYC

Stonegate Global expands team in New York

Tue, 20/01/2015 - 17:30

Stonegate Global Fund Services has tapped attorneys Hays Ellisen and Michael Blackburn to lead its business expansion efforts in hedge fund formation and fund administration in New York. »

London offices

Amundi recruits a new Head of Equity Strategies in its Alternative Investments arm

Tue, 20/01/2015 - 09:00

Amundi has appointed Jeannine Daniel as Head of Equity Strategies, Senior Analyst at Amundi Alternative Investments, based in its London office. »

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Lombard Odier Investment Managers appoints Théodore Economou to lead multi-asset business

Mon, 19/01/2015 - 20:00

Lombard Odier Investment Managers (LOIM) has appointed Théodore Economou as Chief Investment Officer of LOIM’s multi-asset business, effective 1 February 2015.  »

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Shelton Capital Management adds options manager to investment management team

Mon, 19/01/2015 - 19:30

Shelton Capital Management has added Joe Mazzola to the firm’s investment management team.  »

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Options names former KPMG director Brian McKimm as CFO

Mon, 19/01/2015 - 15:00

Options, a managed services provider to the global capital markets industry, has appointed former KPMG Director, Brian McKimm as the firm’s new chief financial officer 9CFO). »

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Jersey Finance chairman Robert Christensen awarded MBE in New Year Honours list

Mon, 19/01/2015 - 14:30

Robert Christensen, chairman of Jersey Finance, has been awarded an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for services to charity in the New Year Honours List. »

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LME appoints John Lee as CTO

Mon, 19/01/2015 - 06:00

The London Metal Exchange (LME) has appointed John Lee as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). »

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Oaktree's US Convertibles Strategy head Keele to retire in June

Fri, 16/01/2015 - 20:00

Larry Keele, head of the Oaktree Capital’s US Convertibles strategy, has decided to retire from the firm effective 30 June, 2015 to pursue his personal interests full-time.  »

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Man FRM wins mandate to manage hedge fund allocation for Cornwall Pension Fund

Fri, 16/01/2015 - 11:00

JLT Employee Benefits (JLT) has advised the GBP1.5 billion Cornwall Pension Fund on the appointment of Man FRM to manage its hedge fund allocation, which has a target size of 8% of the fund. »

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Man Group appoints John Cryan as non-executive director

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 21:00

Man Group has appointed John Cryan to the Board as a non-executive director with immediate effect. »

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DeAWM hires two portfolio managers for hedge fund advisory business

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 20:00

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (DeAWM) has hired Mihir Meswani and Nicolas Laporte as Portfolio Managers to further strengthen the firm’s Hedge Fund Advisory business.  »

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EDHEC-Risk Institute and Rothschild & Cie launch research chair on active allocation to smart factor indices

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 16:30

Rothschild & Cie and EDHEC-Risk Institute have announced the creation of a new research chair at EDHEC-Risk Institute entitled "Active Allocation to Smart Factor Indices."  »

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Rothschild Asset Management strengthens alt investment business

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 14:30

Rothschild Asset Management has strengthened its alternative investment business with the appointment of Shakil Riaz as Head of US Alternative Portfolio Management and Global CIO.  »

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JPES Partners makes senior appointments

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 11:45

JPES Partners, a marketing and communications consultancy specialising in the asset management sector, has appointed Toby Mitchenall and Krupa Parmar to its team. »

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Coherence Capital Partners hires new COO & CRO

Wed, 14/01/2015 - 21:00

Fixed income specialist Coherence Capital Partners has appointed John Lovisolo as Member, Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Chief Risk Officer (CRO). »

LA

Abacus Group opens new LA office

Wed, 14/01/2015 - 19:00

Abacus Group, a provider of hosted IT solutions for hedge funds and private equity funds, has opened a new office in Los Angeles to cater for demand for its AbacusFLEX private cloud solution. »

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PwC appoints Lachlan Roos as UK hedge fund leader

Wed, 14/01/2015 - 15:45

PwC has appointed Lachlan Roos as its new UK hedge fund leader, taking over from Rob Mellor who is stepping down after leading the hedge fund practice for five years. »

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Morgan Creek names Forstl as MD and Head of Intermediary Distribution

Wed, 14/01/2015 - 14:45

Morgan Creek Capital Management has appointed Michael Forstl as a Managing Director and Head of Intermediary Distribution.   »

NYC

Alternative investments lawyer Michael A Adelstein joins Kelley Drye

Wed, 14/01/2015 - 09:00

Kelley Drye & Warren has appointed Michael A Adelstein as a partner in the firm's Corporate Practice in the New York office.  »

features
Special report
Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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Spotlight

In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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