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Sir David Walker joins SETL as chairman

SETL, the UK based institutional payment and settlement infrastructure based on blockchain technology, has today announced the appointment of Sir David Walker as chairman.

Posted on: 14 Dec, 2015

Could Phil Vasan return to the alternative investment industry?

The sale of the US private banking operations of Credit Suisse to Wells Fargo, agreed last month, has created an opportunity for an imaginative alternative investment fund manager or investment bank to secure the services of the kind of talent th

Posted on: 20 Nov, 2015

BNP Paribas Securities Services appoints Head of Australia and NZ

BNP Paribas Securities Services has announced the appointment of David Braga as Head of Australia and New Zealand, a role which Braga will start in mid-May.

Posted on: 17 Feb, 2015
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Five Arrows Principal Investments to acquire an interest in Pirum

Five Arrows Principal Investments, the mid-market private equity fund backed by the Rothschild Group and Camwell Management LLP, have agreed to acquire an interest in Pirum, a provider of post-trade infrastructure technology for the securities finance industry, in a transaction served by Novitas Partners LLP as financial advisor to Pirum and its shareholders.

Posted on: 12 Feb, 2015
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John Gubert steps down from the executive committee at UniCredit

John Gubert, chairman of the executive committee of the Global Securities Services division at UniCredit, is stepping down after working with the bank for the last five years.

Posted on: 02 Feb, 2015
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Hedge Funds Care UK has appointed Gunner Burkhart as chairman.

He will replace existing chairman Robert Mirksy, global head of KPMG’s hedge fund practice, who has relocated to New York.

Posted on: 21 Nov, 2014
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Massimo Cotella announces his departure from SGSS

One of the best known and highest profile figures in the securities services industry is leaving Société Générale Securities Services (SGSS) in early November.

Posted on: 16 Oct, 2014
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Man acquires Numeric in latest deal

Man Group has acquired Numeric Holdings, a Boston-based quantitative equity manager with $14.7 billion in Assets under Management (AuM), just weeks after it purchased Pine Grove, a $1 billion credit-focused fund of hedge funds.

Posted on: 19 Jun, 2014
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Fitch Ratings predicts more selective M&A deals at asset managers

There is likely to be an increase in small, selective M&A (merger & acquisition) deals at European asset managers as these firms seek to diversify their product lines and expand their distribution capabilities, according to Fitch Ratings.

Posted on: 11 Jun, 2014
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KKR shutters hedge fund operation

KKR, the $102 billion private equity house, has shut down its $510 million equity-focused hedge fund and will return capital to external investors following a failure to attain scale at the business.

Posted on: 03 Jun, 2014
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