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HSBC Hires Two To Run Market Neutral Fund

HSBC continues its drive into the hedge fund business with the appointment of two experienced hedge fund managers from Bessent Capital. HSBC Alternative Investments Limited (HAIL) has appointed Vincent Bourgeois and Michael O'Mara to jointly manage a new European equity

Ed Ritter Quits Deutsche For Barclays Capital

Barclays Capital announced today that Edward Ritter had joined the firm as Director, US Government Trading, in New York. Ritter joins the firm after 13 years with Deutsche Bank Securities, where he most recently was a US Government Bond Trader

Sainsbury Joins Platinum Capital Management

Platinum Capital Management Limited, the London based fund of funds group, says Sebastien Sainsbury has joined the Platinum's Risk Management Advisory Committee. Sainsbury, currently an independent consultant, was previously a Director of UBS AG Private Bank and AIG International Ltd.

DrKW announces new Head of Convertible Asset Swap Trading

Investment bank Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein (DrKW) is pleased to announce the appointment of Yannick Naud as Head of Convertible Asset Swap Trading. Yannick joined DrKW in mid September as a Director, reporting to James Peattie, Global Head of Convertibles. Yannick

Data General's Skates Joins State Street Board

State Street Corporation announced today the appointment of Ronald L. Skates to the Board of Directors of State Street Bank and Trust Company, its principal subsidiary. Mr. Skates, age 61, joins the State Street Bank Board immediately. "Ron's experience in

Omgeo Hires Financial Fusion's Kathy Ball-Toncic

Omgeo has hired Kathy Ball Toncic as executive director, global STP partners programme. Ball Toncic will report to Dave Merrill, managing director of global operations. In her new role, Ball Toncic will focus on ensuring global alignment and effectiveness of

City Networks Appoints VP for US Sales

City Networks, the provider of software and services to the treasury, securities and derivatives markets, has announced the appointment of a new Vice President for North American Sales, Ken O' Brien. His appointment comes as the company announces record financial