Law firm Sidley Austin has appointed Ranah Esmaili as a partner in the firm's Securities Enforcement and Regulatory practice in Washington DC.
Moves & Appointments
Alt Credit Council’s new Investor Manager Committee launch aims to strengthen private credit understanding
The Alternative Credit Council, the private credit affiliate of the Alternative Investment Management Association, has launched its Investor Manager Committee, a new initiative which aims to strengthen the ACC’s work on key areas where private credit market practice is still evolving, and foster better engagement between investors and asset managers in this burgeoning asset class.
Private funds specialist, Dale Gabbert has joined European law firm Fieldfisher as Head of Funds. He joins from Simmons & Simmons where he was a funds partner since 2014, specialising in private equity, infrastructure, credit and hedge funds.
Ultimus Fund Solutions (Ultimus), an independent technology driven provider of full-service fund administration, accounting, and investor solutions, has appointed industry veteran Frank Anduiza as Executive Vice President, Head of Private Fund Sales, for Ultimus LeverPoint, the firm’s private fund administration services group.
The longstanding Chief Risk Officer of European Commodity Clearing AG (ECC), Dr Thomas Siegl, will leave the company at the end of April 2021 after his appointment expires. Siegl did not seek an extension of his contract for personal reasons.
Market data vendor Exchange Data International (EDI) has hired former Head of Sales at GFT Group Stephen Straker, for the role of Business Development Manager, Canada. Straker will lead EDI’s programmes in Canada and is already networking with key market participants.
CloudMargin, creator of the world’s first and only collateral and margin management solution native to the cloud, has appointed Martin Heraghty as Sales Director for the DACH region in Europe, comprising Germany, Austria and Switzerland, and Central Europe.
The Hedge Fund Association (HFA) has announced the results of its 2021 Global Board of Directors election. HFA members re-elected Nick Tootle, and elected Pamela Brylski, Lou Garcia, Alice Lyu and Bo Megginson. HFA Global Board members are all industry executives that serve for up to two consecutive three-year terms.
Digital assets hedge fund BKCoin Capital has named Mark Treinkman as head of quantitative trading.
Metropolitan Partners Group (Metropolitan), a private credit fund manager based in New York that provides short-term, senior-secured, collateralised loans to small and mid-sized, non-sponsored businesses, has appointed Adam Goodfriend as a Managing Director in the firm’s investment team.