Thames River Capital has appointed Nic Karageorgis as an assistant fund manager responsible for investment risk to its multi-manager hedge fund team.
Karageorgis joins from the company from Spyre Asset Management, the fund of hedge funds business of the Abbey group.
"We are fortunate to have Nic's exceptional skills and experience to compliment the multi-manager team especially in the area of monitoring investment risk in our underlying funds," says Ken Quinsey-Quick, head of multi-manager. "In addition, Nic will have significant input in the management of our current portfolios."
Charlie Porter, President of TRC, adds: "Nic joining our well established multi-manager team increases the skill set of an already strong group. It also reflects our investment in people and their individual skill sets to ensure our fast growing multi-manager division has sufficient talent to pursue superior performance."
Background notes: Thames River Capital was established in August 1998 and manages USD 7.2bn with 85 staff. Thames River Capital manages approximately USD 500m in multi-manager hedge funds including the LSE listed Thames River Hedge+.
Thames River Capital manages a range of traditional long only funds, long short funds and multi-manager hedge funds investing in European equities, Japanese equities, Emerging Market equities, Global Credit markets, OECD sovereign bonds, Property and external hedge funds. Over the past year funds under management increased by 33 per cent.
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