Manager Moves and Appointments

DLA Piper names Australian Luke Gannon to launch transactional funds practice in Asia

DLA Piper names Australian Luke Gannon to launch transactional funds practice in Asia

DLA Piper has appointed Australian corporate and financial services lawyer Luke Gannon as a partner in its corporate group and head of the firm's funds practice throughout Asia. »


Heptagon Capital appoints Tapio Pekkala to investment management division

Heptagon Capital appoints Tapio Pekkala to investment management division

Heptagon Capital, a USD2bn specialist asset management business set up in 2005 by former Morgan Stanley executives, has hired Tapio Pekkala as a vice-president in its investment management »


Hedgeweek Comment: Pru drafts in hedge fund experience

Hedgeweek Comment: Pru drafts in hedge fund experience

UK insurer Prudential has appointed Harvey McGrath, former head of the listed hedge fund manager Man Group, as chairman in succession to Sir David Clementi, a former deputy governor of the »


Hedgeweek Comment: Money talks

Hedgeweek Comment: Money talks

After the saga of Greg Coffey and GLG Partners, it is now the turn of US hedge fund manager Fortress Investment Group, which has lavished a USD300m share grant - thought to be at least one »


Sorin Capital Management names Matt Chasin as chief operating officer and partner

Sorin Capital Management names Matt Chasin as chief operating officer and partner

Stamford, Connecticut-based Sorin Capital Management, an alternative investment firm specialising in commercial real estate debt and asset-backed securities, has appointed Matt Chasin as c »


Tremont appoints Scott Metchick as chief investment officer

Tremont appoints Scott Metchick as chief investment officer

Fund of hedge funds manager Tremont Capital Management has appointed as chief investment officer Scott R. »


Marathon Asset Management expands equity portfolio management team

Marathon Asset Management expands equity portfolio management team

New York-based Marathon Asset Management has expanded its portfolio management team dedicated to the global equity business by adding industry veterans with substantial experience. »


Collins Stewart Fund Management appoints head of fund sales

Collins Stewart Fund Management appoints head of fund sales

Collins Stewart Fund Management has appointed Mike Brown as head of fund sales, responsible for leading sales of the firm's multi-asset, multi-manager funds and specialist equity, fixed in »


Sidley Austin expands hedge fund practice in London with hiring of Barry Breen

Sidley Austin expands hedge fund practice in London with hiring of Barry Breen

Barry Breen has joined the London office of international law firm Sidley Austin from competitor Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt as counsel in the investment funds, advisers »


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