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Eduoard Carmignac

Carmignac adds US-oriented global expertise in communications, media, internet and IT

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 14:12

As part of the ongoing recruitment drive, Carmignac Gestion has boosted its fund management team with the arrival of a senior fund manager, David Older. »

Guy Stern

SLI expands multi-asset team

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 10:30

Standard Life Investments (SLI) has appointed Gerry Fowler as Investment Director, Idea Generation, within the Multi Asset Investment (MAI) Team. »

Michel Danechi

Duet adds to EM range with launch of Duet Emerging European UCITS Fund

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 07:29

Alternative asset manager Duet Group has recruited Michel Danechi and Kalim Aziz as fund manager and research analyst respectively, from Armajaro. The pair will launch the Duet Emerging European UCITS Fund in July with approximately USD100 million. »

Don MacQuattie

JP Morgan appoints new Head of Defined Contribution for Global Strategic Relationships

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 06:00

JP Morgan Asset Management has appointed Don MacQuattie (pictured) to its US Funds team as Head of Defined Contribution for Global Strategic Relationships (GSR). »

David Smith

IAM Advisory strengthens strategic investment advisory team

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 12:30

Independent investment advisory firm IAM Advisory has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of David Smith (pictured) as Chief Investment Officer and Chairman of the Investment Committee. »

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Crestbridge makes key appointment to Family Office business  

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 09:00

Two years since the launch of Family Office Services, Crestbridge has appointed Paul Hunter as a director.  »

Ashley Lester

Schroders appoints Ashley Lester as Global Head of Research in its multi-asset investments & portfolio solutions business

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 18:00

Schroders has filled a new role within its USD114.7 (GBP77.3) billion multi-asset investments and portfolio solutions business, with the appointment of Ashley Lester (pictured) as the Global Head of Research.  »

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Aviva appoints Belén Romana García as an independent non-executive director

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 14:00

Aviva has appointed Belén Romana García as an independent non-executive director of the Board with effect from 26 June 2015. She will also join the Governance, Nomination and Risk Committees. »

Hector Sants

Sir Hector Sants appointed new Chairman of Julius Baer International Limited London

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 13:36

Sir Hector Sants is to join Julius Baer International Limited as Chairman effective 1 July 2015.  »

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Bank of the West hires Steve Prostano to lead an ultra high net worth business

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 10:00

Bank of the West has hired Steve Prostano to develop a comprehensive set of services for ultra high net worth individuals, families and family offices with more than USD25 million in assets. »

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SGPB Suisse appoints Head of Russia & CIS Desk in Zurich

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 07:38

Societe Generale Private Banking Suisse (SGPB Suisse) has appointed André Mankowsky as Head of its Russia and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) desk in Zurich.  »

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KBK Wealth Management launches 'Developing Advisor Program'

Mon, 29/06/2015 - 18:30

KBK Wealth Management has hired Wealth Advisor Paul Tramontozzi to the firm. »

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Mirabaud Asset Management strengthens Swiss equities team with appointment of Paul Schibli

Mon, 29/06/2015 - 14:16

Mirabaud Asset Management has appointed Paul Schibli as Senior Portfolio Manager in charge of Swiss equities alongside Patrick Huber. »

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Manulife Asset Management expands US Consultant Relations Team

Mon, 29/06/2015 - 07:33

Manulife Asset Management has expanded its global consultant relations team by appointing Yana Turner as a Managing Director and Casey Satterlee as Director, Consultant Relations.  »

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Nikki Kraus joins Strategic Investment Group

Fri, 26/06/2015 - 21:00

Nikki Kraus has joined Strategic Investment Group as the Global Head of Business Development.  »

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Berenberg appoints Manfred Schlumberger as CIO

Fri, 26/06/2015 - 13:00

Dr Manfred Schlumberger has been appointed as the new Chief Investment Officer at Berenberg, with effect from 1 January 2016. He will join from BHF-Bank to head up investment strategy and private asset management services. »

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Wedbush Futures names Thomas Anderson as SVP PTG Services

Thu, 25/06/2015 - 13:00

Wedbush Futures, a full-service futures commission merchant (FCM), has appointed Thomas P Anderson as Senior Vice President, Head of Proprietary Trading Group Services.  »

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Heartwood Investment Management appoints Marian Black

Wed, 24/06/2015 - 21:30

Heartwood Investment Management (HIM), a global multi-asset investment boutique, has appointed Marian Black as Head of Investment Marketing, reporting to Head of Investment Product, Matt Hollier. »

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Greg Ehret named president of SSGA

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 11:30

State Street Global Advisors (SSGA), the asset management business of State Street Corporation has appointed Greg Ehret, 45, as president. He will continue to report to Ron O’Hanley, chief executive officer of SSGA. »

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Berenberg strengthens teams in UK, Europe and US after strong start to the year

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 06:00

Berenberg has strengthened its European and US equities teams with with a raft of new hires. »

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Sycomore AM appoints Peladan as Director of Energy Transition and Ecology strategy

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 17:30

Sycomore Asset Management has appointed Jean-Guillaume Peladan, a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and Mines ParisTech, as Director of our Energy Transition and Ecology strategy.  »

Chris Leyland

True Potential Investments appoints new Deputy CIO

Fri, 19/06/2015 - 20:19

True Potential Investments has hired Chris Leyland (pictured) as Deputy Chief Investment Officer as the company continues to grow rapidly.  »

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Brooks Macdonald Group appoints Ghislaine Perry as Head of Marketing

Fri, 19/06/2015 - 09:00

Brooks Macdonald Group has appointed Ghislaine Perry as its new Head of Group Marketing.  Perry joins the group from her role as Divisional Director of Marketing at Brewin Dolphin, »

London

LAM hires Léopold Arminjon as European Long/Short equity portfolio manager

Thu, 18/06/2015 - 23:23

Lazard Asset Management (LAM) has appointed Léopold Arminjon as a portfolio manager/analyst. Based in London, Arminjon will be responsible for running a new European long/short equity strategy to be launched later this year. »

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Pitcairn names Eric Gaul CFO

Thu, 18/06/2015 - 13:30

Pitcairn has appointed Eric W Gaul, CFA, CFP, CPA as chief financial officer (CFO), responsible for directing the firm’s overall financial strategy.  »

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Manulife Asset Management names Claude Chene as Global Distribution Head

Wed, 17/06/2015 - 14:30

Manulife Asset Management has appointed Claude Chene as Global Head of Distribution, effective 1 July, 2015.  »

Michael Feldman

Michael Feldman named Head of Wealth Markets for Union Bank

Wed, 17/06/2015 - 13:30

Michael T Feldman has been appointed head of the Wealth Markets Group of Union Bank, which includes the company’s private wealth management, wealth planning, trust and estate services, as well as the bank’s brokerage subsidiary, UnionBanc Investment Services, and its asset management unit, HighMark Capital Management, a subsidiary of MUFG Union Bank. »

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Vincent Mortier appointed Deputy CIO at Amundi

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 19:35

Amundi has appointed Vincent Mortier as Deputy Chief Investment Officer (Deputy CIO). He will also become a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. »

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Street Capital Financial Corporation appoints new CFO

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 17:00

Marissa Lauder has been appointed as chief financial officer of Street Capital Financial Corporation (Street Capital). »

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Charles Stanley appoints new CFO

Fri, 12/06/2015 - 11:15

Charles Stanley has appointed Ben Money-Coutts as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) following approval from the Financial Conduct Authority. Money-Coutts will also be appointed as a director of Charles Stanley & Co Limited, with immediate effect. »

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