Daily People Moves – 19 November

Asset Management

DNB Asset Management, has appointed Marta Oudot to Head of Distribution in France. She was previously responsible for the distribution department at Allianz Global Investors in France.

La Financière de l’Echiquier has hired Romain Ruffenach as new co-Manager to run the Echiquier Value Euro fund. He joins from SMA Gestion where he was an Equity Fund Manager.

Candriam has appointed Derek Brander as Head of UK Distribution, based in London. He was previously UK Wholesale Director at Candriam.


Amun has hired Mark Rodino as Managing Director and Global Head of Distribution as the company prepares to launch exchange-traded products in the crypto-currency space.

Hedge Funds

Blue Sky has named the former boss of Hastings Funds Management Andrew Day, as Chairman to succeed John Kain.

Xavier Rolet the former boss of the London Stock Exchange,  is apparently about to join CQS as its co-CEO.

IBD / Capital Markets

Piper Jaffray Companies has named James Baker as Global co-Head of Investment Banking and Capital Markets, effective January 1, 2019.

Deutsche Bank has hired a former Lazard and Goldman Sachs dealmaker Navtej Bhullar as Global co-Head of Healthcare Mergers and Acquisitions.


Liberty Specialty Markets, has expanded its Ports and Terminals offering with the hire of Charlie Bragg to its Marine Liability team.

Private Equity / Direct Investment

AMP Capital has appointed Brett Williams as new Fund Manager for its largest pooled real estate fund, as the current Head of ADPF Kylie O’Conner takes on the role of Chief Operating Officer for AMP Capital’s $28 billion real estate platform.


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