Cavu Capital Advisers hires energy analyst from Credit Suisse

South Norwalk, Connecticut-based Cavu Capital Advisors, a fundamental long/short equity hedge fund manager, has announced the addition of Ken Sill to its investment team as a senior analys »


Karim Vellani joins Polar Capital as chief risk officer

London-based hedge fund manager Polar Capital has appointed Karim Vellani, previously head of risk management for the global proprietary trading business at Credit Suisse, as chief risk of »


Hedgeweek Comment: Hedge funds must take advantage of skills outflow

The time is right. Hedge fund managers have never had it better in terms of having access to the best available talent to boost their business. »


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 »


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