Daily People Moves – 30 October


Asset Management

Yucong Huang has joined Federated Investors as Asia-Pacific Chief Investment Officer and MD for Greater China. Cathy Jiang has been appointed Associate MD to focus on business development in Greater China. Huang and Jiang both worked for the Agricultural Bank of China before moving to Federated Investors.

Jürgen Lindner previously from MetLife, has joined BlackRock’s German iShares wealth ETF sales team.

Mark Long has joined Orchard Street as Head of Strategy.

Dan Morris has joined Wells Fargo Asset Management as Global Head of Portfolio Solutions from Schroders and Martijn De Vree and Frank Cooke from Insight Investment and Mercer respectively, to boost their multi-asset solutions team.

Giuseppe Caltabiano will join M&G Investments as Head of UK Direct-to-Consumer Business in December.

Hedge Funds

Eaton Partners has announced the opening of an office in New York, to be led and managed by Steve Eaton. He will be joined by Michael Pilson, MD; Scott Froehlich, Head of Hedge Fund Origination; and Robin Tyrangiel, SVP.

Matthew Edmonds, President of Hutchin Hill Capital, the struggling hedge fund, will leave during November.

Senior traders, Tish Ghosh and Andrew Pidgeon, have left Credit Suisse in Hong Kong to join hedge funds. Ghosh has moved to Millennium Capital Management and Pidgeons joins Segantii Capital Management.

Marco Dion, who left J.P. Morgan in April, has joined Qube, a quant fund run by former Credit Suisse quants and prop traders, in a senior role.

IBD / Capital Markets

Nicolas Blanchard, personally liable partner of Bankhaus Lampe, wants to re-position himself professionally and will leave by the end of 2017.

Anurag Agarwal a former Nomura IBD analyst has joined Goldman Sachs in London 16 months after leaving the finance industry.

Market Infrastructure

Carsten Kengeter has resigned as Deutsche Boerse CEO, following insider trading allegations and weak profit reports and will step down by the year-end.

Private Banking / Wealth Management

Bank of America has appointed Jen Auerbach-Rodriguez Head of Strategic Growth Markets for Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, in a role aimed at traditionally underserved clients including women and the African-American, Hispanic and LGBT communities.

Steven Lo has been appointed Regional Head of Citi’s Private Bank for Asia, following Bassam Salem’s retirement as Regional Head of Citi Private Bank for Asia.

HSBC Private Banking has added a number of senior appointees to it’s North Asia coverage team from Singapore with Alfred Low joining HSBC Singapore as Market Head, North Asia ex-Hong Kong, and Yi Mun Tse becoming Market Head, Hong Kong, HSBC Private Banking.

Private Equity / Direct Investment

Sam Edwards has been appointed as an MD at Longreach Alternatives. He joins from from Broadline Capital in Hong Kong, where he was a private equity consultant.

Cromwell Property Group, the global real estate investment manager, has appointed Mark McLaughlin as MD of its European business.