The Citco group of companies (Citco) has opened new offices in Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the international finance centre in the United Arab Emirates, after increasing its assets under administration (AUA) in the region last year by 400 per cent to approximately USD125 billion.
Moves & Appointments
Sionic, a specialist financial services consulting firm, whose clients include private equity, hedge and fund administrators, has appointed Mark Humphries as its new Chairman.
RFA, a specialist IT provider to the financial services industry, has moved to new offices in Mayfair, London.
Blackstone has appointed Joe Dowling, the former Chief Executive Officer of Brown University’s Investment Office, as Global Co-Head of Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM) alongside John McCormick.
Ed Butchart, former CIO at Sloane Robinson, has joined Kepler Partners alongside a team of three research analysts.
Schultze Asset Management, an investment firm specialising in financially troubled and distressed companies, has hired Angela Lui as the Managing Director and Head of Business Development.
Joram Siegel has joined Cowen's Outsourced Trading division as Managing Director, Head of Fixed Income Outsourced Trading. Siegel will be based in New York and report to Michael Rosen and Jack Seibald, Global Co-Heads of Prime Brokerage and Outsourced Trading.
ACE IT Solutions, a provider of customised technology integration, support, maintenance and cyber solutions, has appointed Don Previti as Global Director, Business Development.
Angel Oak Capital Advisors, an investment management firm specialising in value-driven structured credit investments, has hired Jim Calla as senior vice president, institutional business development.
Major broker-dealers support the adoption of the SBAI Alternative Risk Premia DDQ for Broker-Dealer Products. The DDQ assists institutional investors and investment managers in their due diligence of broker-dealers through a standardised set of questions.