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Roland White, LMAX Exchange

LMAX Exchange appoints head of institutional sales

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 09:44

LMAX Exchange Group (LMAX Exchange), an institutional exchange for global FX trading, has appointed FX veteran Roland White to the newly created position of Global Head of Institutional Sales, reporting to David Mercer, CEO of LMAX Exchange.  »

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Foresight raises USD5.5m from Israeli institutional investor through private placement

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 09:23

Foresight Autonomous Holdings, a specialist in automotive vision systems, has raised USD5.5 million through a private placement agreement with Harel Insurance, an Israeli institutional investor. »

Margaret Snowdon, PSIG

PSIG launches new code on combating pension scams

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 09:19

The Pension Scams Industry Group (PSIG), a voluntary body set up to combat pension scams through the publication of good practice in due diligence for trustees, providers and administrators, has launched Version 2.0 of ‘Combating Pension Scams - A Code of Good Practice’. »

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Lazard Asset Management appoints MD in Hong Kong

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 09:14

Lazard Asset Management (LAM) has appointed Shen Tan as a Managing Director in Hong Kong. Tan will focus on distribution throughout Asia and help to develop the firms’ Asset Management business in the region. »

Scott Chan, CalSTRS

CalSTRS names Deputy CIO

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 09:08

The California State Teachers’ Retirement System has appointed Scott Chan (pictured), as its new deputy chief investment officer. Chan begins his tenure on 1 August and will report directly to CalSTRS Chief Investment Officer Christopher J Ailman. »

Cedric Jauquet, EFA

European Fund Administration strengthens Private Asset Services Team

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 09:05

European Fund Administration (EFA) has appointed Cédric Jauquet as Head of Private Asset Services and member of the company’s Executive Committee. »

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Golding Capital Partners appoints Managing Director Institutional Sales

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 08:56

Golding Capital Partners (GCP), an independent asset manager for alternative investments, has appointed Marco Sedlmayr as a Managing Director with responsibility for institutional client services and sales activities in German-speaking countries.  »

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Worldwide investment fund assets declined slightly in Q1 2017 reaching EUR44 trillion

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 08:42

Investment fund assets worldwide decreased by 1.3 per cent to EUR44 trillion at end Q1 2018, according to the European Fund and Asset Management Association’s (EFAMA) latest International Statistical Release. »

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Willis Towers Watson advises on buy-in deal for the Aliaxis UK Defined Benefit Pension Scheme

Thu, 21/06/2018 - 10:24

Willis Towers Watson has advised the Trustees of the Aliaxis UK Defined Benefit Pension Scheme on a buy-in transaction with Just Group, representing GBP85 million structured across two tranches of pensions in payment. »

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BTIG adds CTO

Thu, 21/06/2018 - 10:17

BTIG has appointed Pawan Misra as Managing Director and the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) based in New York. As CTO, he will be responsible for helping to develop and deploy technologies across the firm. »

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