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Hedge Invest hires COO for its English subsidiary

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Hedge Invest SGR, an independent asset manager specialising in alternative investments (hedge, UCITS alternatives, real estate and private debt), has appointed Fergal Doyle as Chief Operating Officer of its UK subsidiary Principia Investment Management Limited (PIML).

Doyle has been working in the alternative funds industry for 20 years, starting in 1997 in AIB/BNY, then in GLG Partners/Man Group from 2000 to 2014, where he held several operational roles including responsibility for middle office, and was instrumental in the launch of new funds and the optimisation of IT systems. In 2015 he became COO at Pacific Asset Management, where he was responsible for the launch of six funds, mainly UCITS .
 
As new COO of PIML, Doyle will be responsible for the relationship with the counterparties and administrators, for all internal risk management/monitoring/compliance processes, with a goal to further enhance IT procedures while ensuring that the company’s everyday activities run smoothly.
 
PIML, authorised by the FCA under MiFID and based in London, allows selected management teams to leverage off Hedge Invest’s high quality tech, risk management and back office services. The platform already includes the investment team of HI Principia Fund, a UCITS European long/short equity, with 6.07 per cent annualised return and 6.31 per cent volatility since inception
 
“The arrival of a top professional like Fergal proves Hedge Invest’s commitment in further increasing the quality of its services, even abroad, by strengthening a business that aims at attracting talents of the alternative management in a strategic centre such as London,” says Alessandra Manuli, CEO of Hedge Invest SGR. 

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