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Australia

TIAA-CREF Asset Management expands global distribution focus on Australia and Asia

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 10:30

TIAA-CREF has opened a new distribution office for TIAA-CREF Asset Management in Sydney, Australia, led by Andrew Kleinig, who will direct distribution strategy in Australia and Asia while providing a local point of contact for TIAA-CREF investment capabilities and products for existing clients in the region. »

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AllianzGI appoints Head of UK Institutional Client Services

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 06:00

Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) has appointed Joanne Wheatley as Head of UK Institutional Client Services. »

London

RidgeWorth International hires MD, Sovereign Wealth and Official Institutions

Thu, 16/04/2015 - 17:30

RidgeWorth International has hired Rahul Shah as Managing Director, Sovereign Wealth and Official Institutions, based in London. »

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State Street appoints Lawton as head of securities finance EMEA

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 19:30

State Street Corporation has appointed Alex Lawton to senior managing director and head of securities finance for State Street Global Markets in Europe, Middle-East & Africa (EMEA).  »

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Professor Noël Amenc steps down as Director of EDHEC-Risk Institute

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 15:30

Professor Noël Amenc has resigned fro his role as Director of EDHEC-Risk Institute.  »

board of directors

Samir Pandiri appointed chair of CIBC Mellon's boards of directors

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 13:00

CIBC Mellon has appointed Samir Pandiri, Executive Vice President and CEO, Asset Servicing, BNY Mellon,  as chair of the boards of Directors of CIBC Mellon Global Securities Services Company and CIBC Mellon Trust Company.   »

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Muzinich & Co appoints regional business development manager for north of England and Scotland

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 06:00

Muzinich & Co, an institutional asset management firm specialising in corporate credit, has appointed a business development manager to cover the north of England and Scotland. »

board of directors

Bruce Ferris named chairman of the IRI board of directors

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 09:00

Bruce Ferris, president of Prudential Annuities Distributors, has been named Chairman of the Insured Retirement Institute’s (IRI) Board of Directors.  »

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Paul Ciancarelli joins Korn Ferry’s financial services practice

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 09:00

Ciancarelli joins Korn Ferry from a global executive search firm, where he served as a member of the Asset & Wealth Management Practice. »

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Maughan joins Navigant’s Valuation & Financial Risk Management Practice as MD

Fri, 10/04/2015 - 10:30

David Maughan has been appointed Managing Director within Navigant’s Valuation & Financial Risk Management practice. He will lead transaction advisory efforts for Navigant Capital Advisors, the Firm’s registered broker-dealer subsidiary. »

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Columbia Threadneedle Investments’ Campbell Fleming named ICI Global Steering Committee Chairman

Fri, 10/04/2015 - 06:00

Campbell Fleming, CEO, EMEA and Global Chief Operating Officer of Columbia Threadneedle Investments, is to chair the ICI Global steering committee. »

Moscow

BCS Financial Group appoints chief strategist and deputy head of equity research team

Thu, 09/04/2015 - 19:00

BCS Financial Group (BCS), a provider of equities and derivatives trading in Moscow, has appointed Vyacheslav Smolyaninov as Chief Strategist and Deputy Head of Equity Research. »

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Eaton Partners expands partnership

Thu, 09/04/2015 - 15:00

Independent placement agent Eaton Partners has promoted three of its senior members to the Partnership. In addition, the firm has promoted five professionals to Managing Director. »

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Copeland Capital Management names new COO and CFO

Thu, 09/04/2015 - 14:30

Copeland Capital Management has appointed Steven J Adams as the firm’s Chief Operating and Financial Officer.  »

law books

O’Melveny adds corporate finance counsel in London

Thu, 09/04/2015 - 14:00

Senior finance lawyer Jennifer J Kafcas has joined law firm O’Melveny & Myers’ London office as counsel and a member of the Corporate Finance Practice. »

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Winckworth Sherwood makes new partner appointments in Transport and Infrastructure and Real Estate 

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 19:30

Law firm Winckworth Sherwood has strengthened its Transport and Infrastructure group with two senior partner appointments.  At the same time the firm has promoted Senior Associate Eollyn Ives to partner in its Real Estate group »

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Simon Park Joins TCW as MD in US fixed income group

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 18:30

The TCW Group has appointed Simon Park as a managing director in its US Fixed Income Group. In this role, he is responsible for trading high-yield and cross-over securities.  »

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The Consulting Consortium’s Kevin Parkinson elected Chairman of APCC

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 16:30

Kevin Parkinson, director of advisory services at The Consulting Consortium, the UK’s largest independent regulatory and compliance consultancy, has been elected Chairman of the Association of Professional Compliance Consultants (APCC).   »

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Ian McVeigh appointed Head of Governance at Jupiter

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 15:30

UK equities specialist Ian McVeigh, who has been managing portfolios at Jupiter for 12 years, will step away from day to day fund management, including co-managing the Jupiter UK Growth Fund, to take on the newly-created role of Head of Governance.  »

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IFDS to recruit for new jobs in Ireland

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 11:00

International Financial Data Services (IFDS), a provider of outsourced administration and technology solutions to the collective investment, retirement, insurance and platform markets, is recruiting for over 75 jobs in Ireland. »

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Bryan E McKigney named President of Oppenheimer Asset Management

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 20:15

Oppenheimer Asset Management has appointed Bryan E McKigney as the firm’s President, effective 15 Apri. He will be based out of Oppenheimer's New York City headquarters. »

EU flags

EFG International makes senior appointments in Eastern Europe and Russia

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 18:15

EFG International has recruited Michael Vlahovic and Basile Samarine, strengthening its capabilities in relation to Eastern Europe and Russia.  »

Asia map

Barings appoints Edmond Chong to lead Asia mutual fund sales

Mon, 06/04/2015 - 11:30

Baring Asset Management (Barings) has appointed Edmund Chong to the role of Head of Sales, Client Service and Business Development – Distribution, Asia ex Japan.  »

accounts

Felice Shiroma joins TCW as Relative Value Equities Portfolio Specialist

Thu, 02/04/2015 - 14:00

The TCW Group, a global asset management firm, has appointed Felice Shiroma, as a senior portfolio specialist and client portfolio manager for the TCW Relative Value Group.  »

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Diamond Hill adds Tom Skowron to investment team

Thu, 02/04/2015 - 13:00

Diamond Hill Investment Group has appointed Tom Skowron as a portfolio specialist.  »

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bfinance grows Investment Team

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 21:00

bfinance has made two new appointments to its investment teams – Witold Witkiewicz joins as a Director in Private Markets and John Amoasi joins as a Senior Associate in Fixed Income. »

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MarketAxess expands liquidity in European credit with addition of four dealers

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 18:30

MarketAxess Holdings has enhanced its European credit trading platform with the addition of a further four market-making broker-dealers.  »

US flag

Manulife Asset Management hires Michael J Mahoney as MD Taft-Hartley Sales

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 15:00

Manulife Asset Management has added Michael J Mahoney to the firm's US distribution team as Managing Director, Taft-Hartley Sales.  »

retirement

Scott Powers to retire from SSGA in 2015

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 10:00

Scott Powers (56), president and chief executive officer of State Street Global Advisors, intends to retire later this year after more than seven years leading the firm and three decades in the investment management industry.  »

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Philadelphia Financial adds two to institutional practice

Tue, 31/03/2015 - 20:30

Private placement life insurance market specialist Philadelphia Financial has added two senior executives to its distribution team, appointing Adam Sandahl as Senior Managing Director – Corporate Accounts, and Thomas Wiese as Senior Managing Director – Institutional Solutions. »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

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