Aladdin Capital Holdings has appointed Carlyle Peake as chief operating officer of Aladdin Capital and global head of syndicate for the firm.
Peake joins Aladdin from Merrill Lynch where he was managing director and head of emerging markets syndicate.
Peake will be based in Aladdin's Stamford, Connecticut offices and report directly to Neal Neilinger (pictured), vice-chairman and chief investment officer of Aladdin, and Steve Mandella, chief financial officer and chief operating officer of Aladdin Capital Holdings.
Neilinger says: 'We are delighted Carlyle has joined the team. His depth of experience will be an invaluable asset to Aladdin as we build out the sales and trading division of our business and help position us for sustained and scalable growth.'
Previously, Peake was at Dresdner Kleinwort from 2004 to 2007 as managing director and global head of syndicate where he was responsible for the origination, structuring, marketing, pricing and execution of all investment grade, corporate, financial, high yield and emerging market issuance. Peake started his career at Merrill Lynch in 1993 on the emerging market syndicate desk and has held a variety of senior capital markets roles and functions globally including senior posts in London, New York, Hong Kong and Los Angeles.