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CedarKnight Partners appoints head of operations

Fri, 31/10/2014 - 06:30

CedarKnight Partners has appointed Ranjit Atwal to head its investment management operations across the firm's international business. »

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Arrowpoint Partners appoints Minyoung Sohn as portfolio manager

Fri, 31/10/2014 - 06:01

Denver-based hedge fund firm Arrowpoint Partners has appointed Minyoung Sohn as portfolio manager of the Meridian Equity Income Fund. »

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Prologue Capital adds to investor relations team

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 11:21

Prologue Capital Management, an alternative investment adviser that manages a discretionary fixed income strategy, has added Robert Stever to its investor relations team. »

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Equinox Funds makes portfolio manager promotions

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 10:05

Alternative investments provider Equinox Financial Group has made two promotions in its portfolio management team. »

Bitcoins

Arthur Levitt advises bitcoin companies BitPay and Vaurum

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 06:00

Arthur Levitt, former chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), is to serve as advisor to bitcoin companies BitPay and Vaurum. »

Mark Beeston

OpenGamma names Mark Beeston as chairman

Tue, 28/10/2014 - 09:20

OpenGamma, a provider of OTC market structure risk management and analytics solutions, has appointed Mark Beeston as chairman of the board of directors. »

Jason Brandt

Maples Fund Services establishes Boston footprint

Mon, 27/10/2014 - 06:30

By Jason Brandt (pictured) - Visionary service providers are always attuned to jurisdictions which provide a healthy and active client base within an environment that supports their operations. Establishing a presence at just the right time is as crucial as having a unique product offering, with newcomers competing to set themselves apart from the entrenched, native firms. »

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Orangefield appoints Anna Coutts Donald as director in UK office

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 16:06

Orangefield, a provider of corporate and fund services, has appointed Anna Coutts Donald as director at its UK office.  »

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Evanston Capital Management hires head of strategic business development

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 14:10

Alternative investment management firm Evanston Capital Management has appointed Lance Donenberg as principal and head of strategic business development, effective 1 October. »

Geoffrey F Aronow

Former US SEC general counsel joins Sidley Austin

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 11:00

Geoffrey F Aronow, former US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) general counsel and international affairs chief counsel, has joined the SIdley Austin as a partner in its global securities & derivatives enforcement and regulatory practice. »

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Castle Harbour appoints ex-Deutsche Bank fund manager Regnier to co-manage new convertible bond fund

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 10:20

Castle Harbour Securities has appointed Damien Regnier, previously portfolio manager for global convertible bonds at Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, to co-manage a new global convertible bond fund. »

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SEC names Marc Wyatt as deputy director of national exam programme

Tue, 21/10/2014 - 16:30

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has named Marc Wyatt as deputy director of the agency's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE). »

Two fingers

TCW expands alternatives team with two senior hires

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 15:32

The TCW Group has appointed William Lloyd and Joseph Quinn to the firm’s alternatives team, as Managing Director and Head of Alternatives Marketing, and Senior Vice President of Alternatives Marketing, respectively. »

Lee Pumfrey, Liquidnet

Liquidnet makes senior hires in London

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 12:30

Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, has further strengthened its fixed income team in Europe with the appointment of Jonathan Gray as Head of Fixed Income Sales.  »

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Clearing and risk division director Ananda Radhakrishnan to leave CFTC

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 14:02

Ananda Radhakrishnan, director of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Division of Clearing and Risk (DCR), is to leave the agency in the middle of November.  »

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Tim Bevan appointed chief executive of BCS Prime Brokerage

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 11:44

BCS Financial Group, the largest broker of equities and derivatives on the Moscow exchange, has appointed Tim Bevan as chief executive of BCS Prime Brokerage. »

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PineBridge Investments expands private funds group

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 06:01

PineBridge Investments has appointed two senior investment professionals to its private funds group. »

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Peak Ridge Capital adds Robert Showers as partner

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 15:00

Peak Ridge Capital has added Robert Showers as a partner to the firm. »

European flags

Quintillion and US Bancorp name McNeill as SVP of business development in Europe

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 14:29

Owain McNeill has joined Quintillion Limited, a European-based affiliate of US Bancorp Fund Services, as senior vice president of business development. »

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TIAA-CREF’s Covariance appoints chief executive

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 08:50

Covariance Capital Management, a provider of outsourced endowment management services to educational, healthcare and other non-profits, has appointed Kevin Nee as chief executive officer. »

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TMF Custom House Global Fund Services names Kevin Walsh as COO

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 06:14

TMF Custom House Fund Services, a provider of fund administration services to the alternative investment sector, has appointed Kevin Walsh as chief operating officer for fund services. »

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Peter Hugh Smith named MD of Capita Financial Managers Limited

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 06:01

Peter Hugh Smith is to join Capita Asset Services as managing director of Capita Financial Managers Limited in November 2014. »

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AXA IM strengthens product development team

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 14:27

AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) has appointed Francisco Arcilla as director of product development for AXA Rosenberg, tasked with broadening the existing systematic equity offering to drive future AXA IM growth. »

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4sight recruits Raymond Blokland to securities finance and collateral management business

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 14:02

4sight Financial Software, a provider of software and consultancy to the securities finance and collateral management markets, has hired Raymond Blokland as a senior consultant. »

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Miranda Lansdowne appointed managing director for JTC Luxembourg office

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 11:31

Miranda Lansdowne has been appointed managing director of the JTC Luxembourg office.  »

Open sign

Clearstream opens office in Cork to boost hedge fund processing business

Mon, 13/10/2014 - 15:00

Clearstream is opening its new office in Cork, Ireland this week, following the company’s acquisition of Citco’s hedge fund sub-custody business for financial institutions in April 2014. »

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bfinance adds equities specialist to public markets research team

Mon, 13/10/2014 - 12:46

Investment advisory firm bfinance has appointed Justin Preston as a senior associate for equities research with the firm’s public markets research team in London. »

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Pierre Schoeffler joins La Française as senior global asset allocation advisor

Thu, 09/10/2014 - 12:13

La Française has appointed Pierre Schoeffler as senior global asset allocation advisor, a role that will cover all asset classes managed by the group. »

Cayman Islands

Five Continents launches governance services offering

Wed, 08/10/2014 - 11:14

Five Continents Financial Limited, a Cayman Islands-based asset management and corporate services company, has launched its governance services offering, which will be headed by former Deloitte partner Glen Wigney. »

Electronic trading floor

Maxim Group appoints Gregory Simons to head electronic trading for institutional clients

Wed, 08/10/2014 - 06:01

Maxim Group, an investment banking, securities and wealth management firm, has appointed Gregory Simons as a managing director and head of electronic trading. »

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