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Frost Investment Advisors launches 'alternative' mutual fund

Frost Investment Advisors has launched an innovative new fund, the Frost Diversified Strategies Fund (FDSFX), to provide investors access to alternative investment management strategies previously available to hedge and private equity fund investors. »

San Francisco

Evercore Private Funds Group completes build out of US distribution team

Evercore Partners Inc has expanded its Private Funds Group, which provides independent advisory services on capital raising and placement to select alternative asset managers, with the appointment of senior distribution professionals in the US and Asia. »

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Rockefeller University appoints Amy Falls as CIO

The Rockefeller University has appointed Amy Falls as chief investment officer and vice president for investments effective April 4, 2011. Falls will oversee the University’s Office of Investments and manage the institution’s endowment, which has an estimated value of USD1.8 billion. »

Peter Weinberg, Founding Partner of Perella Weinberg Partners

Perella Weinberg Partners Names William H Parkerson as Managing Director

Perella Weinberg Partners today announced that William Parkerson has joined the Firm as a Managing Director in its Corporate Advisory Group. Based in New York, Parkerson, who has nearly 20 years of investment banking experience, will focus on providing strategic and financial advice to clients in the global chemicals sector. »

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Banco do Brasil appoints Citi to provider investor services for new fund and sub funds

Citigroup’s Global Transaction Services has been to provide a full suite of investor services including trustee, custody, administration, transfer agency and cash management to Banco do Brasil’s new Irish domiciled Qualified Investor Fund, BB Unit Trust Ireland, an open-ended umbrella unit trust authorised in Ireland by the Central Bank of Ireland. »

James Millard, CIO, Skandia Investment Group

Use of performance fees to increase again in 201, says SIG

Almost two-thirds of fund groups (65%) expect the use of performance fees on equity funds to rise again in 2011 according to research by Skandia Investment Group (SIG). »

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THL Credit launches USD150m THL Credit Greenway Fund

THL Credit has formed the THL Credit Greenway Fund LLC (Greenway) as a portfolio company of THL Credit.  Greenway is an investment fund with USD150,000,000 of capital committed by an institutional investor, and will be managed by THL Credit. »

John Donohoe, CEO of Carne.

Carne adds to governance team

Carne Global Financial Services Limited has appointed Yvonne Connolly as part of its goal to build on its market leading specialisation in corporate governance for regulated financial products. »

Jim Thompson, CEO, ORIX USA

Michael Blum Named CEO of ORIX Asset Management

Michael Blum has been named President and CEO of ORIX USA Asset Management, a subsidiary of ORIX USA Corporation. »

Benoît Fally, senior managing director at SSgA.

State Street top manage bond portfolio for Lærernes Pension

State Street Global Advisors, (SSgA), the investment management business of State Street Corporation, has been appointed by Lærernes Pension to manage a USD271 million Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)-screened, passive US Investment Grade Corporate Bond portfolio for the group’s EUR5.5 billion fund.  »

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