Category Archives: People Moves

Mayor Bloomberg’s Investment Adviser Joins NY Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Ms. Ranji H. Nagaswami, a former Chief Investment Advisor to Mayor Bloomberg’s administration for the City of New York, has joined international hedge fund Corsair as a Senior Advisor. “Ranji brings a unique perspective to our […]

Hedge Fund Association Appoints Robert Kim and Raymond Kang as Korea Chapter Regional Co-Directors

The Hedge Fund Association (“HFA”), a leading global nonprofit trade and nonpartisan lobbying organization, announced today two new leadership appointments focused on the expanding hedge fund community and institutional investor demand in Korea, demonstrating HFA’s enduring commitment to growth and […]

Blackstone Hiring Hedge Fund Veterans For New Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund investor Blackstone is now hiring top hedge fund talent for the launch of Blackstone Senfina Advisors LLC, a new hedge fund that will will have to up to 30 teams of seasoned investors with $100 […]

Hedge Fund Prosecution Specialist Marc Berger Joins NY Law Firm

New York (HedgeCo.Net) –  The former Chief of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force and prosecutor who supervised the investigation and prosecution of multiple high-profile matters, including the prosecution of billionaire hedge fund manager of the Galleon Group, Raj Rajaratnam, has joined […]

Hedge Fund People: Samuel Farahnak As A Black Diamond Director

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – $8 billion hedge fund firm Black Diamond Capital Management, has appointed Samuel Farahnak as a Director in its Private Equity business. Mr. Farahnak will focus on identifying and evaluating controlling equity investments and M&A opportunities. “Sam’s […]

Bloomberg Markets To Sponsor A Panel Of Hedge Fund Experts

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Bloomberg Markets magazine announced today that it is bringing together a group of experts to help hedge funds and other alternative structures increase transparency and define marketing practices in the wake of the JOBs act. As […]

InvestCorp Expands Its Hedge Fund Advisory Board

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Investcorp, the $11.3 billion global hedge fund manager, has appointed four new Corporate Investment Advisory Directors, Brendan Harris, Joan Julia Dinares, Guy Leymarie and Philip Walters. “We are delighted to welcome such an esteemed group of […]

Hedge Fund People: FORT Opens NY Office

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund FORT Management, founded in 1993 by Yves Balcer and Sanjiv Kumar, who formerly worked together as senior fund managers at the World Bank, has expanded its operations and opened an office in New York. […]

New Hedge Fund Managers Join Forbes’ Billionaire List

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The new Forbes billionaire list reports that there are now 46 hedge fund billionaires on the list, with 6 of them newcomers. Michael Platt of BlueCrest Capital Management joins the ranks of new hedge fund billionaires; as well […]

Hedge Fund People: BNY Mellon Names Frank La Salla CEO Of AIS Business

New York (HedgeCo.Net) –  BNY Mellon, a leading administrator of alternative assets, including single manager hedge funds, funds of hedge funds and private equity, now has more than $645 billion of alternative assets under administration and/or custody. The bank has appointed Frank La Salla as […]

Hedge Fund People: Decosimo Adds To Its Investment Entities Practice

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund advisory firm Decosimo, has added Victor DeMaise and Joshua Moore as tax managers in the firm’s investment entities practice. DeMaise and Moore join Decosimo’s niche services team which serves a client base of investment […]

Hedge Fund People: Alexander Jansson appointed CEO of CB Asset Management

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Portfolio manager Alexander Jansson was appointed CEO of EU hedge fund CB Asset Management by the board of directors. Carl Bernadotte will continue as portfolio manager. “It feels good to hand over the reins internally to […]