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Aluminium

LME welcomes first Middle Eastern Aluminium Committee member

Fri, 13/06/2014 - 06:30

The London Metal Exchange (LME) has appointed Walid Al Attar as a member of its Aluminium Committee. »

Green light

Euronext launches Spotlight Options in Amsterdam and Brussels

Thu, 12/06/2014 - 15:07

Euronext is to launch Spotlight Options, a segment dedicated to the development of new option classes requested by market participants, on its Amsterdam and Brussels derivatives markets in July. »

Aitan Goelman

Goelman appointed as CFTC director of enforcement

Wed, 11/06/2014 - 11:20

Aitan Goelman has been appointed as the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) director of the division of enforcement. »

Three fingers

HFA adds three females to prominent leadership positions

Tue, 10/06/2014 - 15:01

The Hedge Fund Association (HFA) has added three females to prominent leadership positions. »

Handshake

Abacus appoints business development director

Tue, 10/06/2014 - 14:30

Abacus Financial Services Group (AFSG) has appointed David Stevenson as business development director. »

Handshake

Yousef Abdulla Fakhroo joins Qatar Financial Centre Authority

Mon, 09/06/2014 - 12:17

The Qatar Financial Centre Authority has appointed Yousef Abdulla Fakhroo as director of marketing and corporate communications. »

Handshake

Jeffrey Kirk to lead Appleby's BVI office

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 16:04

Following the retirement of Appleby British Virgin Islands (BVI) office managing partner Michael Burns earlier this year, Hong Kong-based partner Jeffrey Kirk has been appointed to assume the leadership. »

Timothy Massad

Timothy Massad sworn in as chairman of US CFTC

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 12:00

Timothy Massad has been officially sworn in as the chairman of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the federal agency that oversees the commodity futures, options and swaps industry.  »

Sell button

Argonaut appoints Keith Speck as sales manager, London & Europe

Thu, 05/06/2014 - 16:01

High alpha boutique Argonaut Capital Partners, a specialist in managing European equities, has appointed Keith Speck as sales manager, London & Europe. »

Handshake

Dr Vladimir Tikhomirov appointed chief economist at BCS Financial Group

Thu, 05/06/2014 - 06:39

BCS Financial Group, the largest broker of equities and derivatives on the Moscow exchange, has appointed Dr. Vladimir Tikhomirov as its new chief economist. »

Svein Floden

Insight appoints head of business development for liquid alternatives

Wed, 04/06/2014 - 06:24

Institutional asset manager Insight Investment has appointed Svein Floden as head of business development for liquid alternatives in the Americas.  »

Handshake

BDO appoints two financial services partners

Wed, 04/06/2014 - 06:01

BDO, the accountancy and business advisory firm, has promoted Alex Ellerton and Vanessa Bradley to partner in the firm’s financial services team. »

Handshake

ERI Scientific Beta names executive management team


Tue, 03/06/2014 - 16:11

ERI Scientific Beta, the smart beta index provider offshoot of EDHEC-Risk Institute, has named its international executive team covering the ERI Scientific Beta locations in Boston, London, Nice, Paris, Singapore and Tokyo. »

Jos Dijsselhof

Euronext appoints chief operating officer

Tue, 03/06/2014 - 15:06

Euronext, a wholly owned subsidiary of IntercontinentalExchange Group (ICE), has appointed Jos Dijsselhof as chief operating officer with effect from 1 July 2014, pending regulatory approvals.  »

Handshake

GoldMoney appoints two directors

Mon, 02/06/2014 - 16:00

GoldMoney, the online precious metals trader, has strengthened its management expertise with the promotion of two new directors, Natasha Le Dain-Cyples and Christina Irgel. »

Team meeting

Rothstein Kass partners and employees to join KPMG

Mon, 02/06/2014 - 14:11

Most of the principals and employees of Rothstein Kass, a professional services firm in the hedge fund industry, are to join US audit and tax advisory firm KPMG. »

Robert K Steel

Robert K Steel joins Perella Weinberg Partners as CEO

Thu, 29/05/2014 - 12:03

Robert K Steel has joined investment advisory and asset management firm Perella Weinberg Partners as chief executive officer, with effect from 7 July 2014. »

Handshake

Evanston Capital Management hires VP – business development

Thu, 29/05/2014 - 10:00

Alternative investment management firm Evanston Capital Management (ECM) has appointed Carl Gargula as vice president – business development. »

Handshake

FNEX names Chris Nelson chief technology officer

Wed, 28/05/2014 - 08:53

Alternative investment and private securities marketplace FNEX has appointed Chris Nelson as the company’s chief technology officer.   »

European flags

DMS Offshore Investment Services expands European operations

Wed, 28/05/2014 - 08:50

Fund governance firm DMS Offshore Investment Services is expanding its operations in Europe to take advantage of new opportunities in the alternative investment funds market. »

Jane Buchan

Buchan and Gradel appointed to HFSB

Mon, 26/05/2014 - 14:05

Jane Buchan, the founder of Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company (PAAMCO), and Chris Gradel, a founder of PAG in Asia, have joined the board of the Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB). »

Asia Pacific

Neuberger Berman makes key client-facing appointments in Asia

Wed, 21/05/2014 - 16:10

Neuberger Berman Asia has appointed six marketing and sales executives in Asia, as the firm grows to meet client demand in the region. »

Dr Ed Altman

Tradex Global Advisors adds Ed Altman to short-biased high yield team

Wed, 21/05/2014 - 14:00

Dr Ed Altman has joined the high yield team at alternative asset management company Tradex in an alliance to help execute the firm's Short-Biased High Yield strategy.  »

Marketing

FNEX appoints Carissa Newton as chief marketing officer

Wed, 21/05/2014 - 11:31

FNEX, the financial marketplace for alternative investments, has appointed Carissa Newton as the company’s chief marketing officer. »

Handshake

Paul Rowady promoted to principal at TABB Group

Tue, 20/05/2014 - 11:56

TABB Group has promoted Paul Rowady to principal, head of research for the capital markets research and consulting firm’s new Research Alliance Data & Analytics (DnA) IT practice. »

Handshake

BDO makes new financial services hire

Tue, 20/05/2014 - 06:09

Accountancy and business advisory firm BDO has appointed Chris Bellairs as partner within the financial services practice.  »

Handshake

North Street Global hires hedge fund industry veteran Kira Bazile as president

Mon, 19/05/2014 - 16:06

North Street Global, a diversified financial services firm headquartered in New York City with an office in Los Angeles, has appointed hedge fund industry veteran Kira Bazile as president.  »

Research

Sigma Analysis & Management appoints chief research officer

Fri, 16/05/2014 - 14:30

Sigma Analysis & Management has appointed Dr Ranjan Bhaduri as chief research officer to expand the firm’s strategic capabilities in the hedge fund space.  »

European flags

Reed Smith expands European funds practice

Fri, 16/05/2014 - 12:31

Law firm Reed Smith has appointed partner Winston Penhall and associate Matt Evans to its funds group in London. »

Handshake

JTC Group appoints group head of fund services

Thu, 15/05/2014 - 14:30

Angus Taylor has joined JTC Group as group head of fund services. »

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