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Moves & Appointments

Ian Cowell

AllianzGI appoints Head of Solutions for UK and Ireland

Fri, 03/07/2015 - 17:01

Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) has appointed Iain Cowell as Head of Solutions for UK and Ireland. »

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Morgan Stanley Investment Management appoints Head of London discretionary and CI distribution

Fri, 03/07/2015 - 12:00

 Morgan Stanley Investment Management has appointed Daniel Hawkes as Head of London discretionary and Channels Islands (CI) distribution. »

Eduoard Carmignac

Carmignac adds US-oriented global expertise in communications, media, internet and IT

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 14:12

As part of the ongoing recruitment drive, Carmignac Gestion has boosted its fund management team with the arrival of a senior fund manager, David Older. »

Guy Stern

SLI expands multi-asset team

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 10:30

Standard Life Investments (SLI) has appointed Gerry Fowler as Investment Director, Idea Generation, within the Multi Asset Investment (MAI) Team. »

Simon Shapland

Allfunds Bank hires Simon Shapland to head UK & Ireland office

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 06:00

Allfunds Bank has hired Simon Shapland (pictured) to head its office for UK and Ireland. »

Don MacQuattie

JP Morgan appoints new Head of Defined Contribution for Global Strategic Relationships

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 06:00

JP Morgan Asset Management has appointed Don MacQuattie (pictured) to its US Funds team as Head of Defined Contribution for Global Strategic Relationships (GSR). »

Robert Eccles

Harvard Business School Professor Robert Eccles is first Chairman of Arabesque Partners

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 21:00

Arabesque Partners, the London and Frankfurt-based asset management firm, has appointed Dr Robert G Eccles (pictured) as the company’s first Chairman with immediate effect. »

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JonesTrading names Bryan Turley as MD

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 14:00

JonesTrading Institutional Services, a block trading firm in US, has appointed industry veteran Bryan Turley as Managing Director of the firm’s Capital Markets Group. »

Ashley Lester

Schroders appoints Ashley Lester as Global Head of Research in its multi-asset investments & portfolio solutions business

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 18:00

Schroders has filled a new role within its USD114.7 (GBP77.3) billion multi-asset investments and portfolio solutions business, with the appointment of Ashley Lester (pictured) as the Global Head of Research.  »

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Aviva appoints Belén Romana García as an independent non-executive director

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 14:00

Aviva has appointed Belén Romana García as an independent non-executive director of the Board with effect from 26 June 2015. She will also join the Governance, Nomination and Risk Committees. »

James Crowley

BTIG Prime Brokerage adds Pershing as global custodian and clearing broker

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 09:00

BTIG has added Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon company, as a global custodian and clearing broker for BTIG’s multi-custodial and clearing Prime Brokerage platform. »

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SGPB Suisse appoints Head of Russia & CIS Desk in Zurich

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 07:38

Societe Generale Private Banking Suisse (SGPB Suisse) has appointed André Mankowsky as Head of its Russia and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) desk in Zurich.  »

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Linedata hires industry veteran John Kiley

Mon, 29/06/2015 - 17:00

Linedata has appointed John Kiley as EVP of Sales and Co-Head of the Global Front and Middle Office Asset Management business line.   »

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Mirabaud Asset Management strengthens Swiss equities team with appointment of Paul Schibli

Mon, 29/06/2015 - 14:16

Mirabaud Asset Management has appointed Paul Schibli as Senior Portfolio Manager in charge of Swiss equities alongside Patrick Huber. »

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Manulife Asset Management expands US Consultant Relations Team

Mon, 29/06/2015 - 07:33

Manulife Asset Management has expanded its global consultant relations team by appointing Yana Turner as a Managing Director and Casey Satterlee as Director, Consultant Relations.  »

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Nikki Kraus joins Strategic Investment Group

Fri, 26/06/2015 - 21:00

Nikki Kraus has joined Strategic Investment Group as the Global Head of Business Development.  »

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Berenberg appoints Manfred Schlumberger as CIO

Fri, 26/06/2015 - 13:00

Dr Manfred Schlumberger has been appointed as the new Chief Investment Officer at Berenberg, with effect from 1 January 2016. He will join from BHF-Bank to head up investment strategy and private asset management services. »

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McKenna Long  & Aldridge adds five new partners in June

Fri, 26/06/2015 - 12:30

McKenna Long & Aldridge has added five new partners in the month of June – in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington and Atlanta – including three lawyers who previously practiced at McKenna, ahead of its pending merger with law firm Dentons. »

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Legal & General Mastertrust strengthens Trustee Board

Fri, 26/06/2015 - 09:00

Since its launch in 2011 the Legal & General’s Mastertrust has attracted a number of very large UK employers looking to provide a robust pension offering to their employees and has been at the forefront of innovation and good governance. The Trustee Board has expanded over that time and is now being further strengthened by the appointment of Mike Craston as Trustee.  »

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Wedbush Futures names Thomas Anderson as SVP PTG Services

Thu, 25/06/2015 - 13:00

Wedbush Futures, a full-service futures commission merchant (FCM), has appointed Thomas P Anderson as Senior Vice President, Head of Proprietary Trading Group Services.  »

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Heartwood Investment Management appoints Marian Black

Wed, 24/06/2015 - 21:30

Heartwood Investment Management (HIM), a global multi-asset investment boutique, has appointed Marian Black as Head of Investment Marketing, reporting to Head of Investment Product, Matt Hollier. »

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Stefan Nydahl appointed Head of IPM

Wed, 24/06/2015 - 20:00

Stefan Nydahl is to become the Managing Director of Catella's subsidiary IPM Informed Portfolio Management (IPM) on 1 September 2015.  »

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Wall Street Horizon appoints Eric Soderberg as Chief Marketing Officer

Wed, 24/06/2015 - 16:00

Wall Street Horizon, a provider of single-stock event research data for institutional investors and traders, has appointed Eric Soderberg as its Chief Marketing Officer.  »

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OMAM names Steve Coyle director of subadvisory and institutional retirement

Wed, 24/06/2015 - 15:00

OM Asset Management has appointed Steve Coyle as Senior Vice President and Director of Subadvisory and Institutional Retirement.  »

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GMEX joins Swiss Futures and Options Association

Wed, 24/06/2015 - 09:00

Global Markets Exchange Group Limited (GMEX) has become a member of the Swiss Futures and Options Association (SFOA). GMEX is authorised and regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to operate GMEX Exchange.  »

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Charles Stanley Direct strengthens management team and offering

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 15:22

Charles Stanley has made changes to Charles Stanley Direct’s management team and operations, designed to strengthen the business for future challenges. »

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NN IP hires new convertible bond specialist and celebrates three-year track record

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 15:21

NN Investment Partners (NN IP, formerly ING Investment Management) has appointed Ivan Nikolov as a Senior Portfolio Manager in the firm’s Convertible Bonds team. »

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Greg Ehret named president of SSGA

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 11:30

State Street Global Advisors (SSGA), the asset management business of State Street Corporation has appointed Greg Ehret, 45, as president. He will continue to report to Ron O’Hanley, chief executive officer of SSGA. »

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Meketa Investment Group appoints co-CEOs

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 21:00

Meketa Investment Group, a global investment consulting firm, today announced that  »

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EFAMA elects Alexander Schindler as President

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 20:00

EFAMA, the European Fund and Asset Management Association, has elected Alexander Schindler, an executive board member of Union Investment, as President for a two-year term (due to end in June 2017). »

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Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

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Tue, 21/04/2015 - 10:00

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Tue, 23/06/2015 - 11:00

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