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Investcorp hedge funds group boosts manager research team

Thu, 04/12/2014 - 11:30

Gregory LaFiura has joined the Investcorp’s hedge  funds business as a Principal in the Manager Research Team with a focus on long/short equity strategies. »

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David Walker appointed Senior Vice President of Operations at iMatchative

Tue, 02/12/2014 - 20:00

Tech startup iMatchative, parent company of the data analytics product, AltX, has landed David Walker as its new Senior Vice President of Operations.  »

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Supervisory Board of Deutsche Börse AG extends Executive Board mandate of Hauke Stars

Tue, 02/12/2014 - 18:00

The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Börse AG has reappointed Hauke Stars, a member of the Deutsche Börse Executive Board, for five years with effect from 1 December 2015. »

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Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan appoints Jo Taylor as Managing Director for EMEA

Tue, 02/12/2014 - 16:40

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’) has appointed Jo Taylor as Managing Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and head of the London office. »

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CloudMargin hires Van der Wal to head up Service Delivery

Tue, 02/12/2014 - 13:15

Cloud based collateral management technology provider CloudMargin has hired Christiaan van der Wal as Head of Service Delivery, effective immediately. »

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Eric Litvack appointed Chairman of International Swaps and Derivatives Association

Tue, 02/12/2014 - 06:00

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association’s (ISDA) Board of Directors has elected Eric Litvack as its new Chairman. The appointment is effective from 1 January, 2015. »

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MSCI hires Laurent Seyer as Global Head of Client Coverage

Mon, 01/12/2014 - 18:00

MSCI Inc has appointed Laurent Seyer as a Managing Director and Global Head of Client Coverage. »

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VAM Group appoints marketing director to develop co-ordinated strategy for fund and trust businesses

Fri, 28/11/2014 - 07:30

VAM Group has appointed Stephen Kevan as Group Marketing Director. »

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Convex Capital announces new Partner

Tue, 25/11/2014 - 18:15

Convex Capital, the global corporate finance boutique, has promoted Tim Marlow to Partner, with immediate effect. »

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SCORPEO opens Boston office and expands with senior hires in London and US

Tue, 25/11/2014 - 15:45

SCORPEO  has recruited Jack McNally as Managing Director of SCORPEO US, based in the firm’s newly opened US office in Boston and Chris Barrow as Head of Business Development, based in London. »

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Intercontinental Exchange completes Liffe transition to ICE

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 17:00

Intercontinental Exchange has successfully completed the Liffe futures and options transition to ICE Futures Europe.  »

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BlueBay Asset Management hires new Chief Technology Officer

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 15:45

BlueBay Asset Management, a specialist manager of fixed income and alternative investments, has appointed Andrew Archer as Partner, Chief Technology Officer. »

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Howard Kennedy strengthens Financial Regulation and Investment Funds team

Fri, 21/11/2014 - 14:15

Law firm Howard Kennedy has strengthened its Financial Regulation and Investment Funds team with the appointment of financial regulation specialist Daniel Hirschfield.  »

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Amundi gives a more global scope to its alternative investments business development

Fri, 21/11/2014 - 13:45

Amundi is giving a more global scope to its Alternative Investment specialised subsidiary with the appointment in its London office of Michael Hart as Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Global Head of Business Development. »

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CSIM appoints Director of Research for liquid strategies business

Thu, 20/11/2014 - 16:15

Common Sense Investment Management (CSIM), an independent, privately-held investment manager, has appointed Dr Matthew Schneider, as Director of Research in the firm’s new Liquid Strategies team. »

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Matt Jose appointed Global Head of Client Services at iMATCHATIVE

Tue, 18/11/2014 - 11:30

Matt Jose has been appointed as the Global Head of Client Services of Sam Hocking's San Francisco based start up, Imatchative Inc. »

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Calastone appoints Cristóbal Conde as chairman

Tue, 18/11/2014 - 06:00

Global funds transaction network Calastone has appointed Cris Conde as the firm’s new Chairman of the Board. »

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SYZ Asset Management opens Edinburgh office

Mon, 17/11/2014 - 18:44

SYZ Asset Management, the institutional asset management arm of the Swiss banking Group SYZ & CO, has strengthened its presence in the UK with the opening of an office in Edinburgh. »

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Imatchative appoints John Bohan as Head of Corporate Development

Fri, 14/11/2014 - 12:46

Imatchative, the company behind the AltX data analytics platform and marketplace for capital introduction in the global alternative asset class space, has appointed John Bohan to the role of Head of Corporate Development »

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Skënderbeg makes two new hires

Thu, 13/11/2014 - 14:33

Skënderbeg Alternative Investments, the investment adviser for fund of hedge funds the Skënderbeg Fund, has made two new hires. »

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Veteran fund manager Whitney George to join Sprott

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 16:01

Whitney George is to join Sprott as senior portfolio manager. »

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Jim Gregory joins Lowenstein Sandler from Proskauer Rose

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 14:06

Lowenstein Sandler is expanding its executive compensation team for its private equity, hedge fund, venture capital and other clients with the addition of James E Gregory as a partner in the firm. »

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Neuberger Berman appoints former McKinsey partner Celine Dufetel as head of client service

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 12:08

Neuberger Berman Group has appointed investment management expert Celine Dufetel as its new head of client service, effective immediately. »

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GAM expands Alternative Investments Solutions team with quantitative hires

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 14:00

GAM has appointed three senior quantitative professionals to the GAM Alternative Investments Solutions (AIS) team, enhancing the group’s capability in liquid quantitative solutions. »

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BlueBay expands presence in Switzerland with Zurich office

Thu, 06/11/2014 - 14:05

BlueBay Asset Management, a specialist manager of fixed income and alternative investments, has opened an office in Zurich, Switzerland. »

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BI-SAM appoints William Haney as CEO

Wed, 05/11/2014 - 11:41

William Haney is transitioning to the role of chief executive officer at BI-SAM on 1 January from his current role as chief operating officer and head of the firm’s enterprise business. »

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Highland Capital Management appoints MD of national accounts for independent broker-dealer channel

Tue, 04/11/2014 - 10:28

Highland Capital Management has appointed Carla Martin as managing director of national accounts for the independent broker dealer channel for Highland Capital Funds Distributor. »

Singapore

Maples and Calder strengthens Singapore presence

Mon, 03/11/2014 - 14:10

International law firm Maples and Calder has appointed Michael Gagie to the role of managing partner of the firm's Singapore office and has promoted associate Jess Stock to of counsel. »

New York

Kleinberg Kaplan expands hedge fund practice

Mon, 03/11/2014 - 06:01

Hedge fund law firm Kleinberg, Kaplan, Wolff & Cohen has appointed Jared R Gianatasio as senior counsel where he will focus his practice on investment funds and derivatives. »

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Michael Wahnich and Guy Jackson join NewSmith

Fri, 31/10/2014 - 14:00

NewSmith Asset Management has appointed Michael Wahnich as head of risk. »

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