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Risk

Liquid Holdings Group strengthens risk team

Fri, 12/09/2014 - 14:01

Liquid Holdings Group has appointed financial services industry veterans Jeremy Shaw, Richard Boesch and Isaac Babani as senior financial engineers in the firm’s risk analytics team. »

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Apex appoints chief executive

Fri, 12/09/2014 - 12:02

Apex Fund Services has named Bill Salus as chief executive officer with immediate effect. »

EMEA

REDI names Michael Lax head of EMEA sales

Thu, 11/09/2014 - 16:02

REDI Holdings, provider of the REDIPlus execution management system (EMS), has appointed Michael Lax as head of EMEA sales. »

London

Philip Burgin heads up JTC Group’s London office

Thu, 11/09/2014 - 14:20

As part of a plan to strengthen JTC Group’s presence in London, Philip Burgin, group head of client services, will be based in JTC’s Mayfair office with effect from 15 September. »

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Gottex hires senior HSBC asset management exec

Thu, 11/09/2014 - 14:00

Gottex Fund Management has appointed James Hughes to its senior multi asset investment team in London, starting on 1 October. »

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Investment managers Eden Rahim and Michael Bird join Next Edge Capital Corp

Thu, 11/09/2014 - 10:05

Investment managers Eden Rahim and Michael Bird have joined Next Edge Capital Corp to provide portfolio management and financial advisory services to the firm.  »

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ABN AMRO Clearing appoints FX product manager

Wed, 10/09/2014 - 14:00

ABN AMRO Clearing has recruited Noel Singh for the new role of FX product manager, responsible for developing international expansion opportunities for the firm’s currency offering. »

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Maples Fund Services opens Boston office

Wed, 10/09/2014 - 12:09

Maples Fund Services has opened an office in Boston, expanding its North American presence. »

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Gallatin Advisers rebrands as PivotalPath

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 10:00

Hedge fund advisory firm Gallatin Advisers has changed its name to PivotalPath (Americas) LLC and appointed Jonathan Caplis as its chief operating officer. »

Announcement

Strand Partners re-launches as Hannam and Partners

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 06:02

International resource and emerging markets focused advisory firm Strand Partners is re-launching with a new brand, Hannam and Partners. »

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HSBC appoints Tony McDonnell as MD of Securities Services Ireland

Mon, 08/09/2014 - 12:45

HSBC has appointed Tony McDonnell as managing director for HSBC Securities Services (Ireland) Limited (HSSI). »

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Lyxor appoints Kunjal Shah as senior investment professional

Mon, 08/09/2014 - 09:31

Lyxor Asset Management has appointed Kunjal Shah as senior investment professional. »

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361 Capital names director of portfolio solutions and product management

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 12:10

361 Capital, an asset management firm specialising in liquid alternative mutual funds, has appointed Clifford Stanton as director of portfolio solutions and product management. »

Stu Taylor

Baymarkets names Algomi CEO as non-exec director

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 08:37

Baymarkets AB, the over-the-counter derivatives, fixed income and commodities market systems provider, has appointed Stu Taylor, chief executive of Algomi, as a non-executive director. »

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BlueBay Asset Management hires credit and rates expert

Thu, 04/09/2014 - 16:00

Fixed income and alternatives investment specialist BlueBay Asset Management has appointed Kerry Hugh-Jones as institutional portfolio manager, working with the global leveraged finance team. »

Luxembourg

Crestbridge appoints director in Luxembourg

Thu, 04/09/2014 - 11:23

Administration and corporate services firm Crestbridge has appointed Gren Carr-Jones as a director in its Luxembourg office. »

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Investcorp hedge funds group hires cross asset strategist

Thu, 04/09/2014 - 10:30

Investcorp, a provider and manager of alternative investment products, has appointed Rebecca Hellerstein as a managing director in the firm’s hedge fund business in a newly created role as a cross asset strategist. »

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Saxo Capital Markets UK appoints non-executive director

Thu, 04/09/2014 - 06:10

Saxo Capital Markets UK (SCML), the UK subsidiary of Saxo Bank A/S, has appointed Anthony Belchambers, former chief executive of the Futures & Options Association, as a non-executive director.  »

Asia Pacific

State Street appoints head of alternative investment solutions for Asia Pacific

Wed, 03/09/2014 - 12:04

State Street Corporation has appointed Bob Keogh as head of alternative investment solutions (AIS) for the Asia Pacific region. »

Canada flag

AIMA Canada appoints new board for 2014-2016

Wed, 03/09/2014 - 10:01

AIMA Canada, the national group of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) in Canada, has appointed its board for 2014-2016. »

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Common Sense Investment Management appoints president

Mon, 01/09/2014 - 12:00

Common Sense Investment Management (CSIM), an independent, privately-held investment manager, has appointed Marc Lorin as president. »

EMEA

Citi names Chris Cox as securities services head for EMEA

Fri, 29/08/2014 - 16:00

Citi has appointed Chris Cox as the securities services head for EMEA, leading both investor services and direct custody and clearing (DCC) franchises. »

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SmartStream hires Tom Dalglish to head transformation services

Fri, 29/08/2014 - 06:10

SmartStream Technologies has hired Tom Dalglish to manage transformation projects for post-trade processing and data management services for global clients. »

Globe

PrimeOne Solutions appoints global head of synthetic equities

Thu, 28/08/2014 - 10:04

PrimeOne Solutions, a division of CoreOne Technologies, has appointed Thomas Benevento as global head of synthetic equities, reporting to EJ Liotta, head of PrimeOne Solutions. »

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bfinance strengthens Middle East presence

Wed, 27/08/2014 - 16:00

bfinance, an independently owned investment consultancy, has added to its service and advisory capabilities in the Middle East with the hire of a senior consultant. »

Five

CBOE promotes five to officer positions

Wed, 27/08/2014 - 12:11

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has promoted five staff members to officer positions. »

South East Asia

KKR strengthens Southeast Asia team with new hires

Wed, 27/08/2014 - 06:04

KKR has appointed Jaka Prasetya, former managing partner and founder of Leafgreen Capital Partners, as managing director to lead the firm’s Indonesia efforts as well as credit and special situations initiatives in Southeast Asia. »

Australia flag

Quantifi moves to larger Australian office

Tue, 26/08/2014 - 16:01

Quantifi, a provider of analytics, trading and risk management solutions, is expanding its office space in Australia. »

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CFTC names Christopher J Kirkpatrick as secretary

Tue, 26/08/2014 - 08:35

Christopher J Kirkpatrick has been named as secretary of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). »

New York

JTC Group opens new office in New York

Mon, 25/08/2014 - 14:12

JTC Group has opened a second representative office in the US, adding New York City to its presence in Miami. »

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