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Scipion Capital Group hires Taran Bains to drive international business development

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 21:30

Commodity trade finance investment manager Scipion Capital has appointed Taran Bains to head up its sales and marketing function.  »

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SkyBridge Capital Opens Office in Seoul, South Korea

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 16:30

Alternative investment firm SkyBridge Capital has opened an office in Seoul, South Korea.  »

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Citi hires Murray Roos as global head of sales for equities and prime finance

Fri, 01/05/2015 - 12:00

Citi has hired Murray Roos as Global Head of Sales for its Equities and Prime Finance divisions.  »

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Maitland hires Scott Price to lead growth in US

Thu, 30/04/2015 - 16:00

Global advisory, fund administration and fiduciary services firm Maitland has hired Scott Price to spearhead its ambitious growth aims in the US market. Price will be joining the firm as Head of Business Development and Client Management for North America.  »

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BNY Mellon appointed trustee and principal paying agent for Commerzbank’s first European CLO

Thu, 30/04/2015 - 09:30

BNY Mellon has been appointed trustee and paying agent for Bosphorus CLO I Limited. It is Commerzbank’s first European CLO and is being managed by the bank’s Debt Fund Management division. »

Hong Kong

Custom House Fund Services opens Hong Kong Office

Wed, 29/04/2015 - 10:00

Custom House Fund Services has opened a new Hong Kong office, significantly expanding its presence in Asia-Pacific and offering for hedge and private equity funds operating within the region.  »

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Travers adds three more to growing team

Wed, 29/04/2015 - 09:00

The Cayman Islands and Hong Kong based boutique legal firm Travers Thorp Alberga has continued its recruitment drive with the addition of a new partner and two senior associates to the firm’s team. »

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Macro Risk Solutions expands portfolio strategy team

Fri, 24/04/2015 - 13:00

Macro Risk Solutions (MRS), a leading investment advisor providing innovative risk and hedging products and solutions to institutional investors, has expanded its analytics team with the hire of Linfeng Liu as a Portfolio Analyst.  »

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Macro Risk Advisors expands risk strategy team

Thu, 23/04/2015 - 09:00

Macro Risk Advisors (MRA) has expanded its Risk Strategy team with the addition of Ling Zhou as an Equity Derivatives Strategist.  »

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DigitalTangible relaunches as Serica

Thu, 23/04/2015 - 06:00

DigitalTangible, a decentralised gold, precious metals and bitcoin exchange has rebranded as Serica as it broadens its investment platform offerings to global traders, investors, and merchants.  »

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David L Fitzgerald joins Gabelli Securities as CCO

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 14:00

Gabelli Securities, a 94 per cent owned subsidiary of GAMCO Investors, has appointed David L Fitzgerald as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of the firm’s alternative investment fund business, Gabelli & Partners.  »

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Ada Investments appoints Nikhil Sudan as principal and COO

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 13:00

Ada Investment Management, an investment manager offering alternative equities-based investment programs to institutional investors, has appointed Nikhil Sudan as a Principal and Chief Operating Officer (COO). »

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LIM Advisors appoints Donald Ewer as Head of Fixed Income and Credit

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 06:00

Hong Kong-based hedge fund LIM Advisors has appointed Donald Ewer as head of Asian fixed income and credit.  »

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TMF Group expands Structured Financial Services Group

Tue, 21/04/2015 - 20:00

TMF Group has appointed Michael Adams as global Head of Structured Finance.  »

North America

Sloane Robinson appoints new head of North American business development

Thu, 16/04/2015 - 20:00

International equity asset manager Sloane Robinson has made a strategic commitment to the North American marketplace with the hire of Rob Pino as Head of North American Business Development. »

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Richard Mayhew joins RJ O'Brien to build grains team in EMEA

Wed, 15/04/2015 - 14:00

Chicago-based RJ O'Brien & Associates (RJO) has appointed veteran institutional grains broker Richard Mayhew as Senior Vice President, Head of Grains & Oilseeds, EMEA.  »

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State Street appoints Lawton as head of securities finance EMEA

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 19:30

State Street Corporation has appointed Alex Lawton to senior managing director and head of securities finance for State Street Global Markets in Europe, Middle-East & Africa (EMEA).  »

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Professor Noël Amenc steps down as Director of EDHEC-Risk Institute

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 15:30

Professor Noël Amenc has resigned fro his role as Director of EDHEC-Risk Institute.  »

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Muzinich & Co appoints regional business development manager for north of England and Scotland

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 06:00

Muzinich & Co, an institutional asset management firm specialising in corporate credit, has appointed a business development manager to cover the north of England and Scotland. »

London Metal Exchange

LME appoints Andrew Dodsworth to lead new Market Operations department          

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 06:00

The London Metal Exchange (LME) has appointed Andrew Dodsworth as Head of Market Operations.  »

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RCM Alternatives promotes Paul Rieger to MD and Partner

Fri, 10/04/2015 - 11:30

RCM Alternatives, a brokerage firm that provides investors and wealth advisors with education and services for investing in managed futures has promoted Paul Rieger to managing director and partner.  »

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Maughan joins Navigant’s Valuation & Financial Risk Management Practice as MD

Fri, 10/04/2015 - 10:30

David Maughan has been appointed Managing Director within Navigant’s Valuation & Financial Risk Management practice. He will lead transaction advisory efforts for Navigant Capital Advisors, the Firm’s registered broker-dealer subsidiary. »

Moscow

BCS Financial Group appoints chief strategist and deputy head of equity research team

Thu, 09/04/2015 - 19:00

BCS Financial Group (BCS), a provider of equities and derivatives trading in Moscow, has appointed Vyacheslav Smolyaninov as Chief Strategist and Deputy Head of Equity Research. »

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Eaton Partners expands partnership

Thu, 09/04/2015 - 15:00

Independent placement agent Eaton Partners has promoted three of its senior members to the Partnership. In addition, the firm has promoted five professionals to Managing Director. »

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Copeland Capital Management names new COO and CFO

Thu, 09/04/2015 - 14:30

Copeland Capital Management has appointed Steven J Adams as the firm’s Chief Operating and Financial Officer.  »

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O’Melveny adds corporate finance counsel in London

Thu, 09/04/2015 - 14:00

Senior finance lawyer Jennifer J Kafcas has joined law firm O’Melveny & Myers’ London office as counsel and a member of the Corporate Finance Practice. »

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GIB Emerging Markets Opportunities Fund appoints Barclays Bank

Thu, 09/04/2015 - 06:00

The GIB Emerging Markets Opportunities Fund, the flagship hedge fund of GIB (UK), has appointed Barclays Bank to provide additional prime brokerage services to the fund, alongside existing prime broker, Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited.  »

Boston

MIK opens Boston Office

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 10:00

MIK Fund Solutions has opened a Boston office seed with three staff currently. The move follows a recent initiative in Asia that saw the opening of an office in Shanghai. »

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Mark Landis joins Wavelength Capital Management

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 15:30

Wavelength Capital Management, a provider of liquid alternative investments and portfolio solutions, has appointed Mark Landis as Co-Managing Partner, effective immediately. »

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Felice Shiroma joins TCW as Relative Value Equities Portfolio Specialist

Thu, 02/04/2015 - 14:00

The TCW Group, a global asset management firm, has appointed Felice Shiroma, as a senior portfolio specialist and client portfolio manager for the TCW Relative Value Group.  »

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. ... »

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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.  ... »

Article
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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