LGT Capital Partners has appointed Jaime Castán, formerly of Man Investments, to the executive team of its hedge fund business.
Castán has been appointed co-head of the firm’s hedge fund investment management team, responsible for LGT Capital Partners’ research competence centres.
Thomas Weber, partner at LGT Capital Partners, says: “the addition of Jaime to our team further strengthens our hedge fund business. Jaime brings a wealth of experience to our global manager selection process and will be a very effective leader of our team of research analysts.”
“I have been very impressed with the team, the investment culture and stability of LGT Capital Partners. The firm is very well positioned in the post-crisis environment, and I look forward to playing an important role in its continued success,” says Castán.
Castán joins LGT Capital Partners from Man Investments, where he was the head of hedge fund research and chairman of the manager board, based in Pfaeffikon, Switzerland. He has 23 years of trading, risk management and hedge fund investing experience and has worked in numerous countries across three continents: Europe, America and Asia.