Manager Moves and Appointments

Ramius Fund of Funds Group names Vikas Kapoor as head of risk management

Ramius Fund of Funds Group, manager of a range of institutional fund of hedge funds products and managed accounts, has appointed Vikas Kapoor, a former managing director at Arden Asset Man »


Ermitage hires pension fund specialist from BlackRock

Fund of hedge funds manager Ermitage Group has announced the appointment of John Rushen as an executive director with responsibility for managing Ermitage's European institutional business »


Olivier Lecler named as chief executive of SGAM Alternative Investments

Société Générale Asset Management has announced the appointment of Olivier Lecler as chief executive of its wholly-owned subsidiary, SGAM Alternative Investment »


Jon Thompson joins Fall River to manage trading desk operations

In recognition of the increasing complexity and opportunity offered by efficient global futures execution, Mequon, Wisconsin-based Fall River Capital has recruited Jon Thompson, who has mo »


Valiance appoints Rufus Warner as chairman

Valiance, a specialist UK pensions funding and alternative investment boutique, has appointed as chairman Rufus Warner, most recently chief executive at Close Investments. »


Srinivasan to head hedge fund investment at Abu Dhabi Investment Council

Shiv Srinivasan has joined the Abu Dhabi Investment Council this month as its new chief investment officer for active investment strategies, comprising hedge fund investing. »


3A hires head of business development and two senior sales staff

Alternative Asset Advisors, known as 3A, the hedge fund management division of Swiss banking group Syz & Co, has appointed Claire Locher as head of business development and recruited t »


Pioneer Alternative Investments appoints manager for US long/short equity strategies

Pioneer Alternative Investments has announced the appointment of Simon Gordon as a manager of US long/short equity strategies, reporting to Luca Mengoni, chief investment officer of the fi »


Tudor hires Bear Stearns distressed debt team to launch credit-related strategies

Tudor Investment Corporation has announced the appointment of Gregory Hanley and Alan Mintz to establish a new investment management business focused on credit-related strategies. »


David Lau joins Galleon Group in Singapore

Galleon Group, a New York-based USD7.3bn alternative asset manager, has announced the appointment of David Lau as a senior portfolio manager and partner overseeing the firm's new Singapore »


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