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SuMi TRUST makes senior management change in Ireland

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 21:00

Karl McEneff is to step back from day to day executive responsibilities at SuMi TRUST Global Asset Services but will remain within the organisation taking up the role of Chairman and non-Executive Director of SuMi TRUST Ireland with effect from 01 March 2015.   »

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Common Capital fund names Celeste R Barone as CFO

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 09:00

Commonfund has appointed Celeste R Barone as Chief Financial Officer for its wholly owned subsidiary, Commonfund Capital, Inc.   »

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Evenlode adds analyst to investment team

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 18:30

Oxfordshier-based independent fund manager Evenlode has strengthened its investment team with the addition of analyst Chris Elliott. »

London

Tournant joins Advisors & Partners as managing partner

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 10:30

Former Amstrong Investment Managers COO and Newedge top executive, Vincent TOURNANT, has joined Advisors & Partners LLP in London as managing partner. »

Brazil

BNP Paribas Securities Services appoints Andrea Cattaneo as head of Brazil

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 21:00

BNP Paribas Securities Services has appointed Andrea Cattaneo as head of Brazil.  »

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BATS Global Markets names Chris Colcannon as CEO, Joe Ratterman as chairman

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 14:30

BATS Global Markets’ (BATS) President Chris Concannon is to be appointed to the additional role of chief executive officer, effective 31 March31, 2015.  »

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Volante Technologies hires two new senior executives and expands development team

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 11:00

Volante Technologies has appointed Nadish Lad as Head of Payments Product and Peter McKenna as Global Marketing Director.   »

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Premier Asset Management turns to Silverfinch to help insurance clients meet Solvency II requirements

Mon, 23/02/2015 - 21:00

Premier Asset Management has appointed Silverfinch to handle an expected sharp rise in look-through data requests from its insurance clients moving to comply with new Solvency II regulations. »

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JP Morgan Asset Management appoints Jonathan Griggs as director of allied research for global fixed income

Mon, 23/02/2015 - 11:00

JP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) has appointed Jonathon Griggs as Director of Applied Research for the Global Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities Group.  »

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Confluence appoints UK-based COO

Fri, 20/02/2015 - 06:00

Confluence, a specialist in data management automation for regulatory, financial and investor reporting, has promoted Salvatore Pent to Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the firm’s global operations. »

North America

Apex Fund Services adds new MD

Thu, 19/02/2015 - 12:30

Independent fund administrator Apex Fund Services has appointed Dennis Westley as Managing Director, North America with immediate effect. »

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SLI builds out infrastructure debt team

Wed, 18/02/2015 - 16:30

Standard Life Investments, the Global Asset Manager, has made two new appointments to its Infrastructure Debt team. »

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PineBridge Investments appoints Anik Sen as Global Head of Equities

Wed, 18/02/2015 - 12:30

Multi-asset class investment manager PineBridge Investments has appointed Anik Sen as Global Head of Equities, effective immediately.  »

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Lewis Kaufman joins Artisan Partners

Wed, 18/02/2015 - 10:30

Artisan Partners Asset Management has recruited Lewis Kaufman to start a new autonomous investment team –  the firm’s seventh in total.  »

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LAM adds Jamison to portfolio management team

Wed, 18/02/2015 - 10:15

Industry veteran Michael Jamison has joined Lebenthal Asset Management (LAM), the asset management division of Lebenthal Holdings, as a portfolio manager.  »

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Franklin Templeton adds new portfolio manager to emerging markets debt opportunities team

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 18:00

Franklin Templeton Investments has appointed Stephanie Ouwendijk as a vice president and portfolio manager.   »

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Rainbow Medical raises USD25m from Chinese Investors

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 10:30

Rainbow Medical has raised USD25 million from investors in China and opened a China office to promote strategic collaborations. »

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Absolute Return Partners adds to research team with hire of Railpen’s Alison Lépine

Mon, 16/02/2015 - 21:00

Alternative asset manager and investment adviser, Absolute Return Partners (ARP) has strengthened its research team with the appointment of Alison Major Lépine as investment manager.  »

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BNPIP adds to equity capabilities

Mon, 16/02/2015 - 16:30

BNP Paribas Investment Partners (BNPIP) has appointed four senior global equity managers to build a new institutional Global Equity capability.   »

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IA Clarington makes portfolio manager changes on three funds

Mon, 16/02/2015 - 10:30

IA Clarington Investments is to appoint three portfolio managers to replace the current sub-advisor on the IA Clarington Tactical Income Fund, IA Clarington Tactical Bond Fund and IA Clarington Global Tactical Income Fund. »

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Millennium makes management appointments in Alternative Solutions Group

Fri, 13/02/2015 - 20:00

Millennium Trust Company, a provider of alternative asset custody solutions to institutions, advisors and individuals, has made two promotions within its Alternative Solutions Group.  »

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SGSS in Italy appoints Head of Financial Institutions and Brokers

Fri, 13/02/2015 - 10:30

Societe Generale Securities Services in Italy (SGSS) has appointed Cristina Belotti as Head of Financial Institutions and Brokers.  »

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BNY Mellon appointed as depositary by Burberry Group

Thu, 12/02/2015 - 17:00

BNY Mellon has been appointed by Burberry Group plc as the successor depositary bank for its American Depositary Receipt (ADR) program.  »

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Arthur D Little appoints new managing partner (CEO) in the Nordics

Thu, 12/02/2015 - 09:00

Arthur D Little has appointed Petter Kilefors as Managing Partner and CEO of ADL in the Nordic region.  »

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BMO makes changes to portfolios

Thu, 12/02/2015 - 06:00

Thornburg Investment Management is to be replaced as sub-advisor for BMO Private International Equity Portfolio by BMO Asset Management Corp, effective 17 April. »

London

Hermes Investment Management appoints head of investment office

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 19:30

Hermes Investment Management (Hermes) has appointed Eoin Murray as Head of Investment Office. Based at the company’s headquarters in London, he will report to Chief Executive Saker Nusseibeh. »

Italy

Candriam Investor’s Group appoints Matthieu David as Head of Italy

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 10:00

Candriam Investors Group, the pan-European multi-asset manager, has appointment Matthieu David as Head of Candriam Investors Group Italy.  »

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Argonaut Capital adds former Middlesex cricket captain to sales team

Mon, 09/02/2015 - 15:45

Specialist European equity boutique, Argonaut Capital, has boosted its sales capabilities with the addition of Ben Hutton. »

NYSE

Citi appointed successor Depositary Bank for AstraZeneca’s ADR programme

Mon, 09/02/2015 - 12:00

Citi’s Issuer Services business, acting through Citibank, has been appointed by AstraZeneca, as the successor depositary bank for their New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) listed American Depositary Receipt (ADR) programme.  »

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OppenheimerFunds appoints Eric Meltzer as CTO

Mon, 09/02/2015 - 09:00

OppenheimerFunds announced today that  »

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