Moves & Appointments

North America

Apex Fund Services adds new MD

Thu, 19/02/2015 - 12:30

Independent fund administrator Apex Fund Services has appointed Dennis Westley as Managing Director, North America with immediate effect. »

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PineBridge Investments appoints Anik Sen as Global Head of Equities

Wed, 18/02/2015 - 12:30

Multi-asset class investment manager PineBridge Investments has appointed Anik Sen as Global Head of Equities, effective immediately.  »

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Lewis Kaufman joins Artisan Partners

Wed, 18/02/2015 - 10:30

Artisan Partners Asset Management has recruited Lewis Kaufman to start a new autonomous investment team –  the firm’s seventh in total.  »

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Franklin Templeton adds new portfolio manager to emerging markets debt opportunities team

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 18:00

Franklin Templeton Investments has appointed Stephanie Ouwendijk as a vice president and portfolio manager.   »

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Absolute Return Partners adds to research team with hire of Railpen’s Alison Lépine

Mon, 16/02/2015 - 21:00

Alternative asset manager and investment adviser, Absolute Return Partners (ARP) has strengthened its research team with the appointment of Alison Major Lépine as investment manager.  »

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Millennium makes management appointments in Alternative Solutions Group

Fri, 13/02/2015 - 20:00

Millennium Trust Company, a provider of alternative asset custody solutions to institutions, advisors and individuals, has made two promotions within its Alternative Solutions Group.  »

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Investec grows closed­-end fund team

Thu, 12/02/2015 - 06:00

Investec Investment Bank & Securities (IIBS) has appointed Paul Locke and Darren Vickers, to its C closed-end fund team. »

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Quantmetrics joins Lyxor’s AIFM Managed account platform

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 17:00

Quantmetrics Capital Management is to join Lyxor’s AIFM MAP launching the first AIFMD-compliant strategy on the managed account platform.  »

Italy

Candriam Investor’s Group appoints Matthieu David as Head of Italy

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 10:00

Candriam Investors Group, the pan-European multi-asset manager, has appointment Matthieu David as Head of Candriam Investors Group Italy.  »

NYC

Man GLG appoints Himanshu Gulati to launch new distressed investment strategy

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 09:00

Man GLG, the discretionary investment management business of Man Group (Man), has appointed Himanshu Gulati as Head of US Distressed Credit, based in New York. »

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Armstrong Investment Managers appoints Cenk Aydin

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 06:00

Armstrong Investment Managers (AIM) has appointed Cenk Aydin as Managing Director for MENA to expand AIM’s international network into Turkey and the Middle East.  »

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OppenheimerFunds appoints Eric Meltzer as CTO

Mon, 09/02/2015 - 09:00

OppenheimerFunds announced today that  »

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Senior hedge fund executive Paul Harris joins Carne Channel Islands

Fri, 06/02/2015 - 06:00

Carne Group has recruited Paul Harris, formerly a Director with Brevan Howard, to join Carne’s Channel Islands office.  »

North America

First Avenue expands North American team

Thu, 05/02/2015 - 19:30

First Avenue Partners, a global private placement agent and investment advisory firm, has appointed Mike Taylor to its North American distribution team as a Principal.  »

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Maples and Calder announces new partners

Thu, 05/02/2015 - 19:00

Law firm Maples and Calder, which advises on the laws of the Cayman Islands, Ireland and the British Virgin Islands, has announced the appointment of 12 new partners across its global offices. »

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CFA Institute expands presence in China and India

Thu, 05/02/2015 - 12:30

CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals is opening of new offices in China and India.  »

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Highland announces sub-advisor for Highland Total Return Fund

Thu, 05/02/2015 - 10:00

Dallas-based alternative investment management firm Highland Capital Management Fund Advisors, has appointed First Foundation Advisors as the exclusive sub-advisor for the Highland Total Return Fund.  »

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Ogier appoints three new Partners and five Managing Associates

Wed, 04/02/2015 - 18:45

Ogier has appointed David Cooney and Bradley Kruger as Partners in the Cayman office and Michael Killourhy (pictured) as a Partner in the BVI office. »

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Highland Capital Management names Jim Dondero as Senior Portfolio Manager to Energy MLP Fund

Wed, 04/02/2015 - 18:30

Jim Dondero, Co-Founder and President of Highland Capital Management, has been named Senior Portfolio Manager of the firm's Energy MLP Fund, effective 1 February, 2015. »

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Trading Technologies appoints Brian Mehta as CMO

Wed, 04/02/2015 - 17:30

Trading Technologies International (TT), a provider of high-performance professional trading software, has appointed Brian Mehta as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).  »

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Leor Shapiro joins Jefferies prime brokerage unit

Wed, 04/02/2015 - 16:30

Leor Shapiro has joined Jefferies as a Managing Director and Global Head of Business Consulting for the firm’s Global Prime Services unit.   »

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Advent Capital Management hires new portfolio manager for alternative investment team

Wed, 04/02/2015 - 10:45

Advent Capital Management has appointed Matthew Dundon, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager to its alternative investment strategies team.  »

Hong Kong

K&L Gates adds HK investment management partner

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 21:00

Hong Kong law firm K&L Gates has added Michael Wong as a partner in the investment management, hedge funds and alternative investments practice.  »

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Unigestion appoints Ken Harvie as Head of Consultant Relations

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 19:30

Unigestion, an institutional asset manager that focuses on providing its clients with a targeted range of risk-managed investment solutions, has appointed Ken Harvie as Head of Consultant Relations within its Institutional Clients team.  »

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DMS Offshore appoints former Goldman Sachs exec as director

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 16:45

Fund governance firm DMS Offshore Investment Services (DMS) has appointed Westley Chapman as a Director. »

Amsterdam

Euronext appoints Maurice van Tilburg as CEO of Euronext Amsterdam

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 16:30

Euronext has appointed Maurice van Tilburg as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Euronext Amsterdam with immediate effect, pending regulatory approvals.  »

Team

Tradition boosts platform development with key strategic hires

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 15:30

Tradition, an interdealer brokers in over-the-counter commodity and financial products, has hired three experienced market structure professionals to expand its hybrid and electronic businesses. »

London offices

Mirabaud hires institutional credit team

Fri, 30/01/2015 - 20:00

Mirabaud Asset Management has recruited André Broijl, Bert Hospers, Sai Kit Lam and George Luijkx from Syntrus Achmea Asset Management to join its fixed income team, led by Andrew Lake, in London. »

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Maples Fund Services hires NYC-based Senior VP for Client Solutions

Fri, 30/01/2015 - 18:00

Maples Fund Services has hired Greg Wildes, Senior Vice President – Client Solutions and Relationship Management, to focus on delivering innovative client solutions to new and existing clients. »

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CSQ founder and CIO Sica appointed as advisor to AITV Board

Fri, 30/01/2015 - 10:30

Jeff Sica, founder and Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of Circle Squared Alternative Investments (CSQ), has been appointed as a special advisor to the board of venture capital firm AITV. »

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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. ... »

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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.  ... »

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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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Hedgeweek Special Report: Hedge Fund Administration

Hedge Fund Administration 2015

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57

Mergers and acquisitions in recent years have changed the face of hedge fund administration. Big custodial banks are likely to dominate the HFA space in years to come, forming one part of a barbell with a number of well-run, well-capitalised independent HFAs on the other end. This report examines the implications for both hedge funds and their administrators... »

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North America

Private debt in North America

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06

The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »

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