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Dexion Capital appoints head of international sales

Max Nardulli has joined Dexion Capital, the alternatives investment bank, as head of international sales. »


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Nomura adds two to prime finance business

Nomura has made two new hires into its prime finance business, which encompasses equity financing, prime services and Delta 1. »


Hong Kong

SS&C hires Stewart Bent to head up fund services in Asia

SS&C Technologies has hired Stewart Bent to manage SS&C GlobeOp’s fund administration business in Asia. »


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Withers hires head of financial services and investment funds

International law firm Withers has hired Andrea Luciano as a partner and head of financial services and investment funds in its Milan office.  »


Hong Kong

Two additional partners to join Akin Gump in Hong Kong

F Mark Fucci and Anne-Marie Godfrey are to join law firm Akin Gump’s Hong Kong office. »


Mutual funds

Wert to lead development of Context’s single manager alternative mutual funds

Context Asset Management has appointed Andrew Wert as managing director and senior portfolio manager for single-manager funds. »


Leda Braga, BlueCrest

Leda Braga leaves BlueCrest to run new USD9bn company

BlueCrest’s Leda Braga is to leave the USD27bn hedge fund operation to separately run her USD8.3bn systematic fund BlueTrend, plus the smaller BlueMatrix fund, under a new company called Systematica Investments. »


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PIMCO CIO Gross joins Janus Capital

PIMCO co-founder and CIO William H Gross is leaving the firm to join Janus Capital Group where he will manage the recently launched Janus Global Unconstrained Bond Fund and related strategies. »


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Lombard Odier Investment Managers names head of Italian business

Lombard Odier Investment Managers (LOIM) has appointed Andrea Argenti as country head for its business in Italy, effective December 2014. »


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Deloitte expands hedge fund practice

Deloitte has strengthened its hedge fund practice with two key appointments for the UK and EMEA regions. »


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