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BlueBay Asset Management appoints new Sales Director for Alternatives

Tue, 06/01/2015 - 18:00

Fixed income asset manager BlueBay Asset Management has appointed Katherine Wentrup-Estupinan as a Sales Director to support the growth of the firm’s Alternatives business. »

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Patrick Huber joins Mirabaud Asset Management to strengthen equities division

Tue, 06/01/2015 - 15:30

Mirabaud Asset Management has appointed Patrick Hube as Senior Portfolio Manager responsible for Swiss large cap companies. »

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SGSS appoints head of commercial, marketing and liquidity management

Tue, 06/01/2015 - 11:30

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has appointed Christophe Baurand as Global Head of Commercial, Marketing and Liquidity Management.  »

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IS Prime appoints two from Sucden Financial

Mon, 05/01/2015 - 19:00

IS Prime, the new foreign exchange brokerage service launched in late 2014, has hired two former Sucden Financial employees, Andrew Biggs and Jean Claude Francois. »

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Global Prime Partners appoints new COO

Mon, 05/01/2015 - 18:00

Global Prime Partners, a provider of prime brokerage and trading services to hedge funds, asset managers, family offices and professional traders, has appointed Andrew Bole as Chief Operating Officer (COO). »

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Weaver opens LA area office

Fri, 02/01/2015 - 11:05

Independent accounting firm Weaver has held the official opening of the firm's newest office, located in the greater Los Angeles area.  »

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DFG adds Goldman veterans to leveraged loan investment platform

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 15:00

Alternative credit asset management firm DFG Investment Advisers (DFG) has appointed industry veterans Roberta Goss and Timothy Milton as senior members of the firm’s growing leveraged loan platform.  »

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Dennis J DeCore joins Comstock Capital Value Fund

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 20:00

GAMCO Investors has appointed Dennis J DeCore as Co-Portfolio Manager of the Comstock Capital Value Fund. »

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BlueBay expands its emerging market sovereign expertise with new hire

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 06:00

BlueBay Asset Management, a manager of fixed income and alternative investments, has appointed Jana Velebova as a Portfolio Manager in the firm’s Emerging Markets Sovereign Team. »

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Civitas Capital Group names David E Perel as President and CIO

Mon, 15/12/2014 - 14:45

Civitas Capital Group has appointed David Perel to the newly created position of President and Chief Investment Officer (CIO).  »

North America

SG CIB appoints head of OTC clearing sales, North America

Mon, 15/12/2014 - 10:30

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) has appointed Nick Gionfriddo as Head of OTC Clearing Sales, North America within its Newedge prime services business.   »

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Gramercy hires Sovereign economist

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 14:30

Gramercy Funds Management has appointed Sarah Glendon to the new position of Senior Vice President, Sovereign Economist.   »

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Amundi recruits Senior Product Specialist in alt investments arm

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 13:30

Amundi has appointed Benedicte Rabier as Senior Product Specialist, Amundi Alternative Investments, based in the firm’s London office. »

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Castle Harbour hires Eric Daniel to co-manage new convertible bond fund

Thu, 11/12/2014 - 20:00

Castle Harbour Securities has appointed Eric Daniel, the former Head of Equity Derivatives and Convertible Bond Sales at Citigroup in Paris, to co-manage its new global convertible bond fund. »

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LNG Capital appoints Grainger as co-manager of flagship fund

Wed, 10/12/2014 - 15:00

LNG Capital has appointed Holly Grainger as Co-Manager of its flagship LNG Europa Credit Fund. She will run the fund alongside LNG Capital’s CEO & Founder Louis Gargour.   »

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AFEX joins California Hedge Fund Association as Founders’ Club Member

Tue, 09/12/2014 - 09:00

AFEX a provider of solutions for hedge funds and private equity houses to manage currency risk and international cash flows has joined the California Hedge Fund Association (CHFA) as a premier Founders’ Club member.  »

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RFA expands London office with hire of George Ralph as MD

Mon, 08/12/2014 - 19:45

RFA has appointed George Ralph as Managing Director of RFA UK. The firm has also announced it's intention to open two new data centres in January. »

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Carne makes new hires to support growing demand for AIFMD management companies

Mon, 08/12/2014 - 19:00

Carne Group has made two hires in its Irish office to support the increasing demand for its AIFMD management company services, including its independent ‘mancos’ in Ireland, Luxembourg and the Channel Islands. »

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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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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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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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State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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