Asset manager GLG Partners has appointed Raffaele Costa as the co-head of marketing.
Raffaele will work alongside Emmanuel Roman, the firm’s co-chief executive, to develop and execute GLG’s global product and distribution strategy.
“Raffaele has been with GLG since we started in 1995 and has been responsible for originating and managing many of the firm’s key account relationships,” says Pierre Lagrange (pictured), partner and founder of GLG. “This gives him an unrivalled understanding of our existing and potential investors, and a strong sense of the products we should be offering.”
Raffaele has been tasked with enhancing GLG’s distribution through its expanding international franchise. He will also refine GLG’s product strategy, developing and marketing new products in both the alternative and long-only space.
Raffaele joined GLG as a portfolio manager specialising in US and European equities, before being made a principal in 1998. Prior to GLG he was at Goldman Sachs.