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Mirabaud sees strong growth in Spanish AUM and bolsters team with new hires

Fri, 25/07/2014 - 11:57

Mirabaud has seen strong growth in Spain in 2013, including a 400 per cent rise in the volume of SICAV and fund assets under management compared with 2012. »

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Prytania appoints Jim Irvine as chief executive

Thu, 24/07/2014 - 14:01

The Prytania Group has appointed Jim Irvine, formerly head of fixed income at Henderson Global Investors, as chief executive officer with effect from 1 September 2014. »

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Markit appoints head of investor relations

Thu, 24/07/2014 - 06:00

Markit has appointed Matthew Kolby as head of investor relations. »

London

BCS bolsters equity derivatives trading team in London

Wed, 23/07/2014 - 15:03

BCS Financial Group has appointed Matthieu Ressencourt as managing director and head of equity derivatives trading in London. »

New York

Abacus Group hires ConvergEx exec as chief financial officer

Wed, 23/07/2014 - 14:30

Abacus Group, a provider of hosted IT solutions for hedge funds and private equity funds, has hired Jonathan Bohrer as chief financial officer, effective 30 June. »

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Marinus appoints head of business development

Wed, 23/07/2014 - 13:00

Marinus Capital Advisors, an asset manager providing comingled and customised credit solutions for institutional investors, has appointed Anthony DiNota as head of business development, a newly created position. »

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BATS Global Markets names Joe Ratterman as president

Wed, 23/07/2014 - 12:07

William O’Brien has left his position as president of BATS Global Markets with immediate effect. »

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Brendan Quinn joins Imagine Software as director of sales

Wed, 23/07/2014 - 08:57

Imagine Software has appointed Brendan Quinn as director of sales. »

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Saxo Bank appoints global head of equity products

Wed, 23/07/2014 - 06:02

Saxo Bank has appointed Alessandro Bressan as global head of equity products. »

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Lazard Asset Management appoints portfolio manager, small cap growth equities

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 16:01

Lazard Asset Management (LAM) has expanded its US equity capabilities with the addition of Frank Sustersic as director and portfolio manager. »

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Alain Demarolle appointed non-executive chairman of LCH.Clearnet SA

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 08:52

Alain Demarolle has been appointed as non-executive chairman of the board directors of LCH.Clearnet SA, the group's French-based entity, effective immediately. »

Channel Islands

Carne Group opens office in the Channel Islands

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 06:09

Carne Group, a provider of governance and oversight services for asset managers, has opened a new office in the Channel Islands. »

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SGSS appoints head of trustee and depositary services in the UK

Mon, 21/07/2014 - 15:00

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has appointed David Painter as head of trustee and depositary services in the UK. »

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Calastone appoints James Colquhoun as chief financial officer

Tue, 15/07/2014 - 11:44

Calastone, the global funds transaction network, has appointed James Colquhoun, former chief financial officer of AOL’s European operations, as its new chief financial officer. »

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Prestige Capital Management appoints chief operating officer

Mon, 14/07/2014 - 06:31

Iain Fulton has been appointed as the new chief operating officer of Malta-based Prestige Capital Management. »

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Liquidnet names Rob Laible as head of global performance

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 13:29

Rob Laible has joined Liquidnet as head of the firm’s global performance team. »

Research

Titan Advisors appoints senior research analyst

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 12:05

Fund of funds specialist Titan Advisors has appointed Herman Laret, formerly of Credit Suisse, as a senior research analyst for the firm's manager research global macro team. »

Board room

Pershing Square proposes independent slate for Allergan board of directors

Tue, 08/07/2014 - 11:42

Activist hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management is proposing a slate of six independent directors for the board of directors of Allergan. »

Sell

Lyxor UK grows institutional sales teams in UK and Northern Europe

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 14:03

Lyxor Asset Management UK has made three appointments to lead its growth in the UK and Northern European markets. »

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Pfaue and Heuer named managing directors of Eurex Bonds

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 15:00

Gloria Pfaue and Andreas Heuer are to be the new managing directors of Eurex Bonds with effect from 1 July 2014. »

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RWC adds two to sales team

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 14:03

RWC has appointed Matteo Cianfoni and Roderick Loffler to its sales team to bolster resources in Italy and the UK.  »

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Hedge fund Sancus Capital hires Shelly Baldwin for business development

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 09:30

Sancus Capital, a hedge fund that specialises in diversified credit products, has hired Shelly Baldwin as business development and investor relations manager. »

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US CFTC appoints deputy director and chief counsel of the division of enforcement

Wed, 25/06/2014 - 06:01

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has appointed Gretchen Lowe as principal deputy director and chief counsel in the commission’s division of enforcement. »

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Stenham expands business development team

Tue, 24/06/2014 - 14:13

Stenham Asset Management has appointed Gary Rynhoud as global head of business development, while Lydia Carroll has assumed the position of business development manager. »

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Gazprombank appoints head of structured products

Mon, 23/06/2014 - 11:37

Gazprombank Asset Management has appointed Igor Kan to the position of vice-president and head of structured products portfolio management and trading. »

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ConvergEx Group appoints chief financial officer

Mon, 23/06/2014 - 06:07

Conor McCarthy has joined brokerage and trading services provider ConvergEx Group as chief financial officer.  »

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TABB Group names head of fixed income research

Fri, 20/06/2014 - 06:00

TABB Group has named industry veteran Anthony J Perrotta, Jr as its new head of fixed income research, reporting to Larry Tabb, founder and chief executive. »

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Cantor Fitzgerald expands prime services group

Thu, 19/06/2014 - 14:10

Cantor Fitzgerald has strengthened its prime services business with the additions of Paul Mandile, David Sklar and Robert Marietta.   »

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Craig Baker appointed global chief investment officer at Towers Watson

Wed, 18/06/2014 - 12:32

Towers Watson has appointed Craig Baker to the new role of global chief investment officer, responsible for all aspects of the company’s investment philosophy and process. »

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Jeff Feig to join Fortress as co-CIO of flagship Macro Fund

Wed, 18/06/2014 - 12:03

Fortress Investment Group has appointed Jeff Feig, Citigroup’s global head of developed markets foreign exchange and a senior manager at Citi, as a portfolio manager and co-chief investment officer of the Fortress Macro Fund.  »

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