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Newedge's commodities, currencies chief leaves
By Reuters
12/12/2013 4:09:23 PM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters)—Newedge Group's global commodities and currencies chief, John Fay, has left the U.S.-based futures brokerage ahead of a major ownership change.
Citigroup adds director with hedge fund, banking experience
By Reuters
12/11/2013 11:34:48 AM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters)—Citigroup Inc. named Duncan Hennes, a co-founder of bank advisory firm Promontory Financial Group and a former CEO of Soros Fund Management, to its board of directors on Wednesday [Dec.
Deutsche names MENA asset management co-heads
By Reuters
10/23/2013 11:03:30 AM ET

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (Reuters)—Deutsche Bank has appointed Fahad Albader and Adel Dagher as co-heads of its asset and wealth management coverage for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), eyeing business from sovereign wealth funds and family firms in the region. Middle Eastern sovereign wealth funds, including the likes of Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and Kuwait Investment Authority, hold about $2 trillion in assets, luring large global banks and asset management firms to the region who are seeking a share of the business.
Segantii COO leaving $780 million hedge fund
By Reuters
10/03/2013 11:26:03 AM ET

HONG KONG (Reuters)—Segantii Capital's Chief Operating Officer Nigel Hellewell is leaving the company a year after joining one of the most successful home-grown hedge funds in Asia. Hellewell joined Segantii from London-based BlueCrest Capital Management last year.
Goldman, Ex-Mirae CIO to launch Asia long/short hedge funds
By Reuters
09/19/2013 11:03:56 AM ET

HONG KONG (Reuters)—Goldman Sachs Investment Partners and Cong Li, the former chief investment officer of Mirae Asset Global Investment (Hong Kong), are preparing to start separate Asian hedge funds as fund launches gather pace in the second half of the year in the region. Goldman is raising money for Oryza Capital, an Asia-focused long/short equities hedge fund it set up this month, according to a document seen by Reuters.
Deutsche Bank Names New Asia Pacific Investment Bank Heads
By Reuters
08/12/2013 10:30:08 AM ET

HONG KONG (Reuters)—Deutsche Bank AG has named Michael Ormaechea and Bhupinder Singh as co-heads for its corporate banking and securities unit for the Asia Pacific region, according to an internal memo obtained by Reuters on Monday [Aug. 12].
HSBC Names New Asia Heads of Capital Financing, Markets
By Reuters
08/09/2013 11:36:38 AM ET

HONG KONG (Reuters)—HSBC has named Stephen Williams as head of capital financing for Asia Pacific, a new role that encompasses all of the bank's capital markets and deal execution capabilities for clients in the region, according to a memo obtained by Reuters on Friday [Aug. 10].
High-Yield Asia Debt Boom Spurs Ex-RBS Exec to Start Hedge Fund
By Reuters
08/05/2013 10:50:12 AM ET

HONG KONG (Reuters)—A trio of French ex-bankers led by former Royal Bank of Scotland Group managing director Geoffroy Wallier are planning a $40 million Asia fund, seeking to cash in on a red-hot Asian credit market that offers the potential for much greater returns than Western counterparts. The launch, part of a global trend of bankers starting their own hedge funds as U.
U.S. SEC Lawyer Who Oversaw Financial Crisis Cases to Leave
By Reuters
07/16/2013 3:54:16 PM ET

WASHINGTON (Reuters)—Kenneth Lench, a 23-year veteran attorney at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission who oversaw many financial crisis-related cases against Wall Street, is retiring from the agency and returning to the private sector.
AIMA CEO Baker to Step Down
By Reuters
06/12/2013 10:52:05 AM ET

LONDON (Reuters)—The chief executive of hedge fund lobby the Alternative Investment Management Association, Andrew Baker, will step down at the end of 2013, AIMA said on Wednesday [June 12]. Mr.
LME Chief to Quit After Hong Kong Sale Triumph
By Reuters
06/06/2013 2:45:30 PM ET

LONDON (Reuters)—Martin Abbott quit as chief of the London Metal Exchange on Thursday [June 6], six months after triumphantly steering a sale to Hong Kong owners of the world's biggest marketplace for materials such as copper and zinc. While admirers and critics credit him for persuading the 137-year old London institution's fractious shareholders to accept the $2.
Goldman's Special Situations Group Names New Global Head
By Reuters
05/01/2013 3:26:04 PM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters)—Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has named Julian Salisbury to become head of its Global Special Situations Group, as current head Jason Brown retires, according to memos sent on Wednesday [May 1] that were obtained by Reuters.
Noble Hires Evans to Bolster Base Metals Operations
By Reuters
04/29/2013 3:07:01 PM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters)—Goldman Sachs' former senior physical metals trader Scott Evans will join Noble Group as the Hong Kong-based commodity trading house expands its base metals operations. Mr.
Zames' Star Ascends in Latest JPMorgan Shakeup
By Reuters
04/29/2013 11:00:34 AM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters)—JPMorgan Chase & Co. said on Sunday [April 28] Matt Zames will fully assume the role of chief operating officer as his former partner in the job leaves, which was part of the latest management shakeup at the biggest U.
SAC Capital Loses Staff in Hong Kong at Challenging Time
By Reuters
04/15/2013 10:48:39 AM ET

HONG KONG (Reuters)—SAC Capital Advisors, run by hedge fund titan Steven Cohen, has lost seven staff in Hong Kong and relocated five others there to New York and London, according to regulatory filings and people familiar with the matter. The departures come at a challenging time for the firm, with investors in February submitting redemption notices to pull around $1.
Citigroup Taps Chang to Head Asia Pacific Prime Finance
By Reuters
04/15/2013 10:22:29 AM ET

HONG KONG (Reuters)—Citigroup Inc. has named Joseph Chang as head of prime finance in Asia Pacific, according to an internal memo obtained by Reuters on Monday [April 15].
RBS Japan Investment Bank Boss to Step Down
By Reuters
04/11/2013 3:25:35 PM ET

TOKYO (Reuters)—The boss of Royal Bank of Scotland's Japanese investment bank will leave RBS following investigations by Japanese authorities into interest rate rigging, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday [April 11]. Japanese authorities could publish their findings as early as Friday [April 12], the source said, and Ryusuke Otani, chief executive officer at RBS Securities Japan, will step down at that time.
BofA Taps Ex-Morgan Stanley Exec as Asia Pacific Cap Intro Chief
By Reuters
04/02/2013 2:31:34 PM ET

HONG KONG (Reuters)—The prime brokerage unit of Bank of America Merrill Lynch has hired former Morgan Stanley executive Deepak Abraham as head of capital strategy in Asia Pacific, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters. Bank of America's spokesman Mark Tsang confirmed the contents of the memo.
Goldman Senior Metals Trader Evans Leaves Bank
By Reuters
04/02/2013 11:49:02 AM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters)—Goldman Sachs' senior physical metals trader Scott Evans has left the U.S. investment bank in New York, becoming the second high-profile member of the physical base metals team to depart since mid-March, sources told Reuters.
Newedge Transferring Singapore Oil Accounts to Tokyo
By Reuters
03/26/2013 11:04:59 AM ET

SINGAPORE (Reuters)—French broker Newedge Group has consolidated operations in the Asia-Pacific region by moving its clients' accounts from the Singapore desk to Japan, the company said on Tuesday [March 26]. "Sebastian Pang — head of energy for Asia-Pacific — remains in Singapore," John Fay, the company's global head of commodities and currency, told Reuters.






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