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Accudelta appoints new Senior VP Business Development Europe

Accudelta appoints new Senior VP Business Development Europe

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 13:59

Data management platform provider Accudelta has appointed Oonagh O’Mahoney (pictured) as the firm’s new Senior Vice President Business Development Europe.  »

Nikko AM appoints new leadership

Nikko AM appoints new leadership

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 13:56

Nikko Asset Management is bolstering its business development capability in the United States with the promotion of Fred DeSerio to serve as senior managing director, head of sales and co-head of the business for the Americas. »

Charles River expands Asia-Pacific operations with new Tokyo office

Charles River expands Asia-Pacific operations with new Tokyo office

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 13:55

Charles River has relocated to a new office in Tokyo to support continued growth in the Japanese market and meet increased client demand for the Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS) delivered as a hosted service. »

GSAM closed-end funds appoint Lawrence W Stranghoener and Michael Latham to Board of Trustees

GSAM closed-end funds appoint Lawrence W Stranghoener and Michael Latham to Board of Trustees

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 07:38

Goldman Sachs Asset Management, advisor for the Goldman Sachs MLP Income Opportunities Fund (GMZ) and Goldman Sachs MLP and Energy Renaissance Fund (GER) have appointed Lawrence W Stranghoener and Michael Latham to each Fund’s Board of Trustees.  »

Barings adds two to multi-asset team

Barings adds two to multi-asset team

Fri, 24/07/2015 - 14:42

Baring Asset Management has made two senior appointments to its global multi asset team, expanding the team to a total of 12 individuals with an average of twenty years investment experience. »

Ryan Hart joins Coquest as Director of Research, Portfolio Manager

Ryan Hart joins Coquest as Director of Research, Portfolio Manager

Fri, 24/07/2015 - 13:55

Ryan Hart has joined Coquest Inc as Director of Research and portfolio manager. Formerly with Altegris Advisors, Hart will find and perform due diligence on new managers to add to Coquest client portfolios. »

Adrien Pichoud appointed Chief Economist at SYZ Asset Management

Adrien Pichoud appointed Chief Economist at SYZ Asset Management

Fri, 24/07/2015 - 07:37

SYZ Asset Management, the asset management division of the SYZ Group, has appointed Adrien Pichoud as Chief Economist and a member of the firm’s Strategy Committee. »

Athena Capital Advisors makes senior executive promotions

Athena Capital Advisors makes senior executive promotions

Thu, 23/07/2015 - 13:45

Athena Capital Advisors, a registered investment advisor providing investment management, advisory, and external CIO services to private clients and institutions, has promote David Lynch to President of the firm.  »

Mischler Financial expands structured-products team

Mischler Financial expands structured-products team

Thu, 23/07/2015 - 13:43

Patrick Beranek, a 20-year industry veteran and most recently the head of Asset-Backed trading for Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has joined Mischler Financial’s capital markets division as Managing Director, Structured Products. »

Bill Hagerty joins Pinnacle Financial Partners Board

Bill Hagerty joins Pinnacle Financial Partners Board

Thu, 23/07/2015 - 13:26

Bill Hagerty (pictured), co-founder and managing director of private equity investment firm Hagerty Peterson & Company, has been elected Pinnacle Financial’s board of directors. »

Northern Trust Elects Thomas E Richards to board of directors

Northern Trust Elects Thomas E Richards to board of directors

Thu, 23/07/2015 - 13:24

Northern Trust Corporation has elected Thomas E Richards, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of CDW Corporation, to its board of directors. »

Cyril Meilland appointed Head of Investor Relations at Amundi

Cyril Meilland appointed Head of Investor Relations at Amundi

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 14:19

Cyril Meilland has been appointed Head of Investor Relations for Amundi in the run up to the Group’s IPO.  »

Natixis expands in Latin America

Natixis expands in Latin America

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 11:47

Natixis is strengthening its presence in Latin America by building its business presence in both Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB) and Asset Management. Natixis plans to open an office in Colombia in 2015. »

DTCC appoints Stephen Scharf as chief security officer

DTCC appoints Stephen Scharf as chief security officer

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 11:45

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has appointed Stephen Scharf to the newly-created position of Chief Security Officer (CSO). »

Maples Fund Services opens San Francisco Office

Maples Fund Services opens San Francisco Office

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 07:45

Maples Fund Services has opened an office in San Francisco, the firm’s first on the west coast. The expansion further solidifies the firm’s North American presence and bolsters its service offering for clients in the region.  »

Joseph Gill to join Rothschild Asset Management’s institutional sales team

Joseph Gill to join Rothschild Asset Management’s institutional sales team

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 07:43

Rothschild Asset Management has appointed Joseph P Gill as a Managing Director, effective 20 July, 2015. Gill will report to Michael Woods, Chief Executive Officer of Rothschild Asset Management Inc. »

Northern Trust appoints Madeleine Senior as Head of Australia and New Zealand

Northern Trust appoints Madeleine Senior as Head of Australia and New Zealand

Tue, 21/07/2015 - 13:27

Northern Trust has named Madeleine Senior as head of Australia and New Zealand, replacing Rohan Singh who will return to Northern Trust’s Singapore office as head of Singapore and South East Asia. »

Jeff Maurer

Evercore appoints McClintock as MD in Florida office

Mon, 20/07/2015 - 14:36

Evercore Wealth Management has appointed of Mark McClintock as a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager to the firm's Florida office. »

Bruce Ely Johnston

Thomas Miller Investments appoints business development director

Mon, 20/07/2015 - 14:33

Thomas Miller Investment has appointed Bruce Ely-Johnston (pictured) as Business Development Director, to help drive the growth of Thomas Miller Investment’s intermediary and private client propositions. »

Julian Ide

Old Mutual Global Investors targets institutional sector with new hire

Mon, 20/07/2015 - 07:33

Craig Stevenson has joined Old Mutual Global Investors as Global Head of Investment Consultant Relationships. »

Nigel Wilson

Gene R Gilbertson appointed president and CEO of L&G America

Mon, 20/07/2015 - 07:31

Gene Gilbertson has been appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer of Legal & General America (LGA). He has been serving in this capacity on an interim basis since 4 March 2015.   »

Anthony Vendetti

Maxim Group appoints Senior Restaurant & Consumer Analyst

Fri, 17/07/2015 - 12:30

Maxim Group, a full service investment banking, securities and wealth management firm has expanded its Equity Research platform with the appointment of Stephen Anderson as a Senior Vice President and Senior Restaurant & Consumer Analyst. »

Noah Wortman

Goal Group opens NYC office

Fri, 17/07/2015 - 07:47

Goal Group, the London-based global provider of withholding tax reclamation and securities class action recovery services, is expanding its operations in the United States with the opening of a third US office, on State Street in New York City. »

Phillip Dawes

AllianzGI appoints Institutional Business Development Director

Fri, 17/07/2015 - 07:45

Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) has appointed Johnnie Barnett as Director of UK Institutional Business Development.  »

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LPFA and LCPF to appoint Board for GBP10bn partnership

Thu, 16/07/2015 - 12:57

The London Pensions Fund Authority Board (LPFA) and the Lancashire County Pension Fund (LCPF) have commenced the process to appoint an Independent Chair and Non- Executive Directors to the Board of their innovative GBP10 billion Asset & Liability Management (ALM) Partnership. »

Andy Lowenthal

CBOE’S Andy Lowenthal to lead business development for CBOE, CFE, LIVOL

Thu, 16/07/2015 - 12:49

CBOE Holdings has promoted Andy Lowenthal (pictured) from Vice President to Senior Vice President, Business Development. Lowenthal’s promotion comes as part of a reorganisation designed to better leverage the company’s business development efforts across its expanding line of futures and options products and services. »

Hugh Ferrand

Invesco Perpetual secures GBP101m Pensions Trust mandate

Thu, 16/07/2015 - 07:26

Invesco Perpetual has been appointed to manage a diversified growth (multi asset) mandate for The Pensions Trust. The GBP101 million mandate is to be invested into the Invesco Perpetual Global Targeted Returns Fund. »

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Deutsche Bank hires Bryan North-Clauss as head of US rates sales

Wed, 15/07/2015 - 10:12

Deutsche Bank has hired Bryan North-Clauss as Managing Director and Head of US Rates Sales. He will be based in New York and report to Chris Yoshida, Global Head of Rates Sales. North-Clauss will join the Bank in September. »

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HSBC Securities Services lands USD1.3 billion RWC mandate

Tue, 14/07/2015 - 14:35

HSBC Securities Services (HSS), part of HSBC’s Global Banking and Markets business, has been appointed by RWC Partners Limited to provide administration and global transfer agency services to five new alternative funds. »

Carlos Moreno

Miton adds European fund manager to investment team

Tue, 14/07/2015 - 14:21

AIM-listed investment management group Miton has appointed Carlos Moreno to its investment team, as European Equities Fund Manager. »

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