Newedge Boosts North America Prime Brokerage Team

Newedge has made three appointments to its capital introduction and advisory teams as part of an overall drive to enhance its prime brokerage service in North America.
By Joe Parsons(2147488729)
Newedge has made three appointments to its capital introduction and advisory teams as part of an overall drive to enhance its prime brokerage service in North America.

Daniel Rizzuto joins to become head of capital introductions Americas where he will be responsible for driving capital introduction activity within the region. He has over 25 years of experience in the alternative investment industry, having previously led product and business development at several alternative investment managers such as Estlander & Partners.

With him, Samantha Rosenstock and Alex Skorniakov have been appointed as directors of the Advisory Group. Sitting alongside the capital introductions group, the Advisory Group produce investor focused insight on a range of hedge fund strategies.

Rosenstock joins from PineBridge Investments where she was head of global macro, quantitative and commodity strategies. Skorniakov previously worked at J.P. Morgan Private Bank where he was a member of the hedge fund manager selection team.

Newedge, which is owned by French bank Societe Generale, is looking to boost its prime brokerage footprint within the region.

“Societe Generale continues to make a significant investment in our prime brokerage capabilities, enabling us to provide clients with enhanced value-added services that will help them to grow and succeed,” says Duncan Crawford, global head of alternative investment solutions, Newedge. “Hiring these three talented executives highlights our ambition to expand our world-class prime brokerage team and grow our presence in North America.”

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