Hedge funds advisory firm Dexion Capital Plc has appointed Ana Haurie as Group Managing Director.
Educated at St. Andrews University and Stanford University, California, MBA (Open University). Ana joined Dexion Capital in September 2001 and was primarily involved with the Company's advisory business, focussing on research and analysis. Ana began her career with Cantor Fitzgerald in 1989. After working at Sheppards Stockbrokers and Singer and Friedlander, she went to Stanford and returned to work as a Consultant. Ana has worked on a number of projects with the Bank of England, CSFB, West LB and Barclays Capital covering such subjects as financial products research, systems integration, investor surveys and strategic planning.
Robin Bowie (see previous Hedgeweek Interview), Executive Chairman of Dexion Capital Group said: 'Ana has been instrumental in building the business thus far through her leadership of our advisory business and as the person who has spearheaded our research capability. Ana has added a tremendous value to the group and through all this time has demonstrated her management skills. Ana is the obvious candidate to take on this role and to implement the next stage growth stage of the business.'
Dexion Capital Plc was established in 2000 and researches, develops and markets hedge fund products to an international institutional investor base. The cornerstone of the business is an in-depth knowledge of the fund of hedge funds universe and a proprietary database of approximately 550 fund of hedge fund managers/groups and 1500 products. Dexion Capital Plc is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority.
Dexion Capital (Guernsey) Limited, established in 2002, manages c.USD1.6bn in exchange traded funds of hedge funds: Dexion Absolute Limited, launched December 2002, assets under management USD979m; Dexion Equity Alternative Limited, launched April 2004, assets under management USD261m; Dexion Trading Limited, launched November 2004, assets under management USD161m; and Dexion Alpha Strategies Limited, launched April 2006, assets under management USD229m.
On 20 March 2006 Dexion Absolute joined the FTSE 250 Index and Dexion Equity Alternative joined the FTSE All Share Index. Dexion Absolute is the world's largest exchange-traded fund of hedge funds. Dexion Capital (Guernsey) is regulated by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission.