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WisdomTree names Anita Rausch as head of capital markets

Wed, 21/09/2016 - 09:57

Exchange-traded fund (ETF) and product (ETP) provider WisdomTree Investments has appointed Anita Rausch as head of capital markets, bringing more than 20 years of industry experience to the role. »

Deutsche X-trackers expands US business

Thu, 15/09/2016 - 12:29

Deutsche Asset Management has expanded its Deutsche X-trackers team in the US through several key hires in its portfolio management division. »

Dalia Blass joins Ropes & Gray investment management practice

Wed, 14/09/2016 - 13:12

Global law firm Ropes & Gray has strengthened its regulatory and exchange-traded funds (ETF) capabilities with the addition of Dalia Blass, who has joined the firm’s investment management practice as counsel in Washington, DC. »

John Hancock Investments expands ETF product and sales team

Wed, 14/09/2016 - 07:36

John Hancock Investments has hired three people to its exchange-traded fund (ETF) team. »

Pedro Coelho named head of UBS ETFs Spain

Thu, 08/09/2016 - 12:38

UBS Asset Management has appointed Pedro Coelho as head of UBS ETFs Spain. »

Lyxor Asset Management appoints Laurent Renaud as CEO in Japan

Lyxor Asset Management appoints Laurent Renaud as CEO in Japan

Tue, 06/09/2016 - 10:17

Lyxor Asset Management has appointed Laurent Renaud as chief executive in Japan, effective immediately. »

USCF promotes Andrew Ngim to COO and Kevin Baum to CIO

Fri, 02/09/2016 - 14:59

Exchange-traded product provider USCF has promoted Andrew Ngim, principal and portfolio manager, to chief operations officer and Kevin Baum, portfolio manager, to chief investment officer. »

BNP Paribas Investment Partners appoints business development head

Wed, 24/08/2016 - 13:45

BNP Paribas Investment Partners has appointed Claus Hecher as head of business development for Germany, Austria and the German-speaking regions of Switzerland, as the company looks to strengthen its indexed fund and exchange-traded fund (ETF) business in Europe. »

ACSI Funds hires ETF expert Kevin Quigg as chief strategist

ACSI Funds hires ETF expert Kevin Quigg as chief strategist

Wed, 10/08/2016 - 14:55

ACSI Funds, an asset management firm specialising in the use of proprietary customer satisfaction data as a leading indicator for security selection, has appointed exchange-traded fund (ETF) specialist Kevin Quigg as chief strategist. »

Innealta Capital expands investment team

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 09:59

AFAM Capital has appointed Josh Kocher and Ray Chen to its quantitative division, Innealta Capital, a provider of managed ETF solutions to financial advisers, intermediaries and high net worth investors. »

VanEck consolidates European ETF and active fund businesses

Mon, 11/07/2016 - 10:34

VanEck (Europe) has restructured its European fund businesses, uniting the international business development and sales teams. »

Anne Robinson joins Vanguard to lead legal department

Anne Robinson joins Vanguard to lead legal department

Fri, 08/07/2016 - 09:42

Vanguard has appointed Anne E Robinson (pictured) as general counsel and managing director of the company’s legal and compliance division. »

Beaumont Capital Management hires Eric Biegeleisen as Director of Quantitative Research

Thu, 23/06/2016 - 10:39

Beaumont Capital Management (BCM), a provider of tactical, ETF-based investment solutions, has hired Eric Biegeleisen, CFA, as Director of Quantitative Research, effective 16 June, 2016.  »

Beaumont Capital Management hires Eric Biegeleisen as Director of Quantitative Research

Wed, 22/06/2016 - 09:13

Beaumont Capital Management (BCM), a provider of tactical, ETF-based investment solutions, has appointed Eric Biegeleisen, CFA, to the newly-created role of Director of Quantitative Research, effective 16 June, 2016.  »

Kirk Lehneis appointed COO of New York Life Investment Management

Kirk Lehneis appointed COO of New York Life Investment Management

Fri, 03/06/2016 - 09:44

New York Life announced today that Kirk Lehneis, 41, has been appointed chief operating officer of New York Life Investment Management (NYLIM), the investment management arm of New York Life Insurance Company.  »

THEAM appoints Isabelle Bourcier as head of ETF and indexed fund activities

Thu, 02/06/2016 - 16:38

THEAM, the BNP Paribas Investment Partners subsidiary specialising in capital-protected, indexed and model-driven management, has appointed Isabelle Bourcier as Head of ETF and indexed fund activities. »

State Street Global Advisors appoints Bobby Eng as Head of SPDR ETF Business Development in Canada

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 09:22

State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has appointed Bobby Eng as head of SPDR ETF Business Development in Canada. In this newly created role, Eng will be responsible for strengthening SSGA’s SPDR ETF business in Canada. »

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Source appoints hedge fund specialist to capital markets team as research shows ETFs becoming more attractive than futures

Tue, 03/05/2016 - 10:17

 Many Hedge Funds historically have used futures to gain exposure to indices, but this may be set to change, according to research by exchange traded fund (ETF) provider Source. »

MSCI names new CFO

MSCI names new CFO

Thu, 28/04/2016 - 09:42

MSCI Inc has appointed Kathleen Winters as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with effect from 2 May, 2016. She will succeed Bob Qutub, who is retiring from the firm. »

OppenheimerFunds hires Sharon French as Head of Beta Solutions

Tue, 26/04/2016 - 16:29

OppenheimerFunds has appointed Sharon French as Head of Beta Solutions. In this role, she will be responsible for growing the firm's smart beta business by building on the success of Oppenheimer Factor Weighted ETFs as well as developing new multi-factor products to help meet client demand.  »

Source appoints new Head of EMEA Coverage

Tue, 26/04/2016 - 10:14

Exchange traded funds (ETF) provider Source has appointed Matt Johnson to the the new position of Head of EMEA Coverage. Based in London, he will manage and build Source’s sales infrastructure across Europe and report to Julian Ide, Source’s Chief Executive Officer. »

WisdomTree appoints Joseph Grogan as Head of US Institutional Distribution

Wed, 30/03/2016 - 09:43

Exchange traded fund (ETF) and exchange traded product (ETP) provider WisdomTree Investments, has appointed Joseph Grogan as Head of US Institutional Distribution.  »

Invesco PowerShares expands capital markets team

Tue, 15/03/2016 - 14:29

Invesco PowerShares, a leading global provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and part of Invesco, has expanded its capital markets team with the appointment of Jim Goldie as Head of ETF Capital Markets – EMEA and Michael Delew as ETF Capital Markets Research Analyst. »

Stradley Ronon adds four investment management partners and opens Chicago office

Stradley Ronon adds four investment management partners and opens Chicago office

Fri, 04/03/2016 - 16:08

Stradley Ronon has opened an office in Chicago with the hiring of former K&L Gates Partners David P Glatz and Alan P Goldberg, both of whom join the firm as partners in the investment management group. »

ETF provider Source UK names Julian Ide as new CEO

ETF provider Source UK names Julian Ide as new CEO

Fri, 04/03/2016 - 15:59

Exchange traded fund (ETF) provider Source has appointed Julian Ide (pictured) as the new Chief Executive Officer of London-based Source UK Services Ltd. Ide joins Source in mid-April following a record 2015, in which assets under management grew 26 per cent. »

Sprott expands US team and establishes New York office

Sprott expands US team and establishes New York office

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 10:21

Alternative asset manager Sprott Asset Management USA has appointed Edward Coyne (pictured) as Executive Vice President and National Sales Manager. Coyne will lead the firm’s US sales team and focus on building relationships across both the institutional and advisor channels. »

Franklin Templeton Investments expands global ETF team

Thu, 25/02/2016 - 16:43

Franklin Templeton Investments has appointed two new hires for its global exchange traded funds (ETFs) team. »

Janus Capital appoints Chris Justice as COO and Head of Europe

Janus Capital appoints Chris Justice as COO and Head of Europe

Wed, 24/02/2016 - 10:23

Janus Capital International, the international arm of Janus Capital Group, has appointed Chris Justice (pictured) as Chief Operating Officer and Head of Europe. »

Purpose Investments becomes manager and trustee of Silver Bullion Trust

Mon, 15/02/2016 - 16:29

Purpose Investments has become the manager and trustee of Silver Bullion Trust (SBT) following unitholder approval on 26 January, 2016 of certain amendments to SBT's Amended and Restated Declaration of Trust (DOT). »

US Bancorp Fund Services affiliate Quintillion names Linda Gorman CEO

US Bancorp Fund Services affiliate Quintillion names Linda Gorman CEO

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 09:46

Quintillion Limited, the European-based affiliate of US Bancorp Fund Services, has named Linda Gorman chief executive officer (CEO). Based in Dublin, Gorman brings more than 20 years of leadership experience to support the firm’s global alternative investment services. »

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