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Buy Side Market Update May 2021

Key changes across the world's leading buy side institutions for May 2021

Public – Global

Fund News

  • BNP Paribas Asset Management has appointed Sandro PIERRI as Chief Executive Officer, replacing Frederic JANBON who is leaving the firm. The firm has also appointed Oliver DE LAROUZIERE as Chief Investment Officer for Global Fixed Income, having most recently been Head of Global Multi Strategy at the firm

People Moves

  • Nick MAROUTSOS, Janus Henderson, Head of Global Bonds, Newport Beach, is to leave the firm in October
  • Gregor HIRT, Deutsche Bank, Global Head of Discretionary Portfolio Management, Frankfurt & Zurich, is to join Allianz Global Investors as Global Chief Investment Officer for Multi-Assets
  • Sebastian HOU, CLSA, Managing Director, Head of Technology Research, Hong Kong, has joined Neuberger Berman as a Senior Investment Analyst, Thematic Technology Equity Research, Taipei City
  • Kevin RIPPEY, Evercore, Director, Co-Head of Internet Equity Research, New York, has joined Weiss Multi-Strategy Advisers as a Senior Analyst, New York
  • Nicolas WYLENZEK, Credit Suisse, Director, Global Equity Strategy, London, has joined BNP Paribas Asset Management as a Senior Global Equity Strategist
  • Donald MCLEE, Berenberg, Vice President, Equity Research, Shipping & Transportation, New York, has joined Barrow Hanley Global Investors as a Director, Equity Analyst & ESG Coordinator, Dallas-Fort Worth
  • Jermaine BROWN, Credit Suisse, Vice President, Healthcare Technology & Distribution Equity Research, New York, has joined BlackRock as an Equity Research Analyst
  • Jeet MUKHERJEE, Jefferies, Senior Associate, Biotechnology Equity Research, New York, has joined Life Sciences investment firm Casdin Capital as a Senior Research Associate, New York
  • Alua ASKARBEK, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Associate, Equity Research, New York, has joined BlackRock as an Associate, Global Real Asset Securities, New York
  • Dalya HAHN, Credit Suisse, Associate, Semiconductors & SemiCap Equipment Research, New York, has joined Capital Group as a Research Associate, New York
  • Matthew PARRON, JP Morgan, Associate, Equity Research, Software, has joined Citadel as an Investment Associate, Software & IT Services, New York
  • Chris Tiger LIU, Jefferies, Associate, Equity Research, Gaming, Lodging & Leisure, New York, has joined Emmett Partners as a Long/Short Global Equities Investment Analyst, New York
  • Ryan METZ, Jefferies, Associate, Equity Research, Household, Personal Care & Beverages, New York, has joined Balyasny Asset Management as an Associate, New York
  • Cynthia CAMPO, Morgan Stanley, Associate, Equity Research, Specialty Retail, New York, has joined Wellington Management as a Research Associate, Internet, Boston
  • Scott MCCONNELL, UBS, Associate Director, Equity Research, Consumer Discretionary, New York, has joined 2Xideas as a Consumer Internet Equity Analyst, New York
  • Rishi DUTT, RBC Capital Markets, Equity Trader, New York, has joined Balyasny Asset Management as an Equity Trader, New York
  • Eric SHATTENKIRK, Tradeweb, Director, Equity Sales, has joined Millennium as a Trader, New York

Public – Emerging & Frontier Markets

Fund News

  • Manulife Asset Management has appointed Endre PEDERSEN as Chief Investment Officer for Global Emerging Markets Fixed Income, having previously been responsible for Asia ex-Japan Fixed Income

People Moves

  • Marcin LEWCZUK, Mobius Capital Partners, Partner, London, has joined GIB Asset Management as a Fund Manager, Global Emerging Markets Equities, London, following his Mobius colleagues Greg KONIECZNY and Kunal DESAI who also recently moved to GIB
  • Alex DUFFY, Fidelity International, Portfolio Manager, Emerging Markets Equities, Singapore, has left
  • Greg KONSTANTINIDIS, Fidelity International, Portfolio Manager, Emerging Markets Equities, London, has left to join Marshall Wace in Athens
  • Dhersan CHETTY, FNB Wealth & Investments, Portfolio Manager, Johannesburg, has joined Foord Asset Management as an Equity Analyst
  • James DE CHASTELAIN, Rezco Asset Management, Junior Research Analyst, Johannesburg, has left to join Bank of America Merrill Lynch as an Analyst, Equity Sales & Trading, Johannesburg

Public – Europe

People Moves

  • Alan MUDIE, Societe Generale, Chief Investment Officer & Global Head of Investment Strategy, has joined Woodman Asset Management as Chief Investment Officer, Zug
  • Francois PAULY, Castik Capital, Senior Advisory Partner, Luxembourg, has joined Edmond de Rothschild as Chief Executive Officer, Geneva
  • Carolyn HEWITT, formerly Deutsche Bank, Director, Head of European Diversified Financials Equity Research, London, has joined Newton Investment Management as a Senior Investment Strategist, Socially Responsible Investments, London
  • Flavio CARPENZANO, AB Bernstein, Senior Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income, has joined Capital Group as an Investment Director, London
  • Kacper BRZEZNIAK, Allianz Global Investors, Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income, has left
  • Ido EISENBERG, JP Morgan Asset Management, Executive Director, Portfolio Manager, London, has left
  • Dani SAURYMPER, AXA Investment Managers, Fund Manager, Healthcare & Longevity Economy, London, is to join Pacific Asset Management in July
  • David HOLMES, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Director, Equity Research, General Retail, London, has joined ExodusPoint Capital Management as an Analyst
  • Peter HACKWORTH, Goldman Sachs, Energy & Materials Specialist Equity Sales, London, has joined ExodusPoint Capital Management as an Analyst, Energy, London
  • Catherine TENNYSON, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, European MedTech Equity Research, London, has joined Impax Asset Management as a Healthcare Equity Analyst, London
  • Yan BAI, Goldman Sachs, Associate, TMT Equity Research, London, has joined Moore Capital Management as a Long/Short Equity Analyst, London
  • Chirag BUDHDEO, McKinsey & Co, Associate, London, has joined Brevan Howard in a Principal Investments role in London
  • Molly FLYNN, HSBC, Analyst, Investment Banking, Equity Capital Markets, London, has joined Ardevora Asset Management as a Research Analyst, London

Private – Global

Fund News

  • Josh HARRIS, Co-Founder of Apollo Global Management, is stepping down from his day-to-day role at the firm
  • HarbourVest Partners has opened an office in Singapore and added to its team in Hong Kong as part of an expansion in the Asia Pacific region. Hemal MIRANI, Managing Director & Regional Head, will move from Hong Kong to Singapore to head the new office, while Lydia HAO, Neuberger Berman, Senior Vice President, Private Equity, Hong Kong, has joined as a Managing Director in Hong Kong
  • Intermediate Capital Group has acquired Australian Real Estate Debt investment firm Newground Capital Partners
  • James COULTER, Founding Partner & Co-Chief Executive Officer of TPG is stepping down from his day-to-day role at the firm, with Co-CEO Jon WINKELRIED taking sole charge of the group

People Moves

  • Christoph SCHUMACHER, Credit Suisse Asset Management, Global Head, Real Estate, Zurich, has joined Manulife Investment Management as Global Head of Real Assets & Private Markets
  • Nicole ARNABOLDI, Credit Suisse Asset Management, Vice Chair, Senior Advisor & Head of Direct Equity Partners, has joined Oak Hill Capital as a Partner, and taken on a Board Member role with Manulife
  • William BELL, Nuveen, Managing Director, Head of Corporate Development, New York, has joined KKR as a Managing Director
  • Abdul QURESHI, Golden Gate Capital, Vice President, San Francisco, has joined Hill Path Capital as a Vice President, New York
  • Alex OSHINSKY, Silver Lake Partners, Principal, New York, has joined hedge fund Soroban Capital Partners as an Analyst
  • Hassan Ejaz CHAUDHRY, BlackRock, Associate, Private Equity Partners, has joined Morgan Stanley as a Growth Investor on the Expansion Capital platform in San Francisco
  • Bhavin VAID, Cerberus Capital Management, Associate, New York, has joined growth equity fund 10T Holdings as an Associate, Greenwich
  • Sara STEINER, Goldman Sachs, Internet & Retail Equity Research Analyst, Tokyo, has joined Minerva Growth Partners as a Private Equity Associate, Tokyo
  • Hamed ALAM, JP Morgan, Associate, Investment Banking, New York, has joined Coller Capital as an Investment Professional, New York
  • Safi FAROOQUI, RBC Capital Markets, Associate, Investment Banking, New York, has joined Brookfield Asset Management as an Investment Associate, New York
  • David SHANG, JP Morgan, Associate, Investment Banking, has joined Regal Funds Management as an Investment Analyst, Emerging Companies, Sydney
  • Gabe DORIT-KENDALL, Societe Generale, Analyst, Investment Banking, Strategic & Acquisition Finance, New York, has joined Golub Capital as an Associate, Private Credit, New York

Private – Emerging & Frontier Markets

Fund News

  • Apax Partners has hired Alykhan NATHOO, a Partner at Helios Investment Partners, as a Partner and Co-Head of its new Global Impact strategy
  • Bahraini alternative asset manager Investcorp has announced plans to delist from the Bahrain Bourse after nearly 40 years as a public company
  • Partners Group has launched an impact investment arm, PG Impact Investments, and hired Kayode AKINOLA, formerly Co-Head of Africa at KKR, as Head of Direct Private Equity for the platform

People Moves

  • Wilfrid KORSAGA, KIBO Capital Partners, Partner, Nairobi, has joined Phatisa as a Partner, West Africa
  • Obafemi AWOBOKUN, Rand Merchant Bank, Senior Transactor, Corporate Finance, has joined Norfund as an Investment Manager, West Africa, Scalable Enterprises & Clean Energy, Accra
  • Hadi ABDUL KHALEK, Mizuho Gulf Capital Partners, Vice President, Private Equity, Dubai, has joined Olive Rock Partners in Abu Dhabi
  • Nishtha KOHLI, Credit Suisse, Vice President, Investment Banking, Global Industrials Group, New York, has joined Warburg Pincus as a Vice President, Mumbai
  • Mehmet SAYIN, Dome Group, Vice President, London, has joined Franklin Templeton as a Vice President, Private Equity, Istanbul
  • Ksenia KUSHNER, Sberbank, Associate Director, Investment Banking, Moscow, has joined Kismet Capital Group as a Senior Associate, Moscow
  • Augustin LEVOIR, BNP Paribas, Analyst, Investment Banking, Abu Dhabi, has joined LeapFrog Investments as an Investment Associate, London
  • Kamil TAHIRI, Mediterrania Capital Partners, Analyst, Private Equity, has joined Helios Investment Partners in London

Private – Europe

People Moves

  • Francisco ABULARACH, formerly Citi, Global Co-Head of Infrastructure Investment Banking, London, has joined Antin Infrastructure Partners as a Senior Partner
  • Monica KOVACIC, Credit Suisse, Vice President, Investment Banking, Financial Sponsors Group, London, has joined EQT Group as a Director in London
  • Jerry GANENDRA, Goldman Sachs, Associate, Investment Banking, M&A, London, has joined EQT Group as an Associate, Private Equity, London
  • Ioana CHIVU, formerly OMERS, Senior Associate, Private Equity, London, has joined Goldman Sachs as an Investment Professional, Merchant Banking, Corporate Private Equity, London
  • Anas BIAD, Silver Lake, Associate, London, has joined Sequoia Capital as a Partner, London
  • Tobi OSI, Disruptive Capital, Associate, Private Equity, Healthcare, Technology & FIG, has joined BlackRock as an Associate, Private Credit, London
  • Afolabi OLOWOLAFE, Bridgepoint, Associate, London, has left
  • Yoan PASHOV, capital D, Investment Associate, London, has joined Eurazeo as a Growth Investor, London
  • Enver CURA, Deutsche Bank, Associate, Investment Banking, M&A, Frankfurt, has joined IK Investment Partners as an Associate, Hamburg
  • Cameron LENTON, Jefferies, Investment Banking, London, has joined Inflexion Private Equity as an Investment Executive, London
  • Rasmus ANDERSSON, JP Morgan, Associate, Investment Banking, Nordic M&A, London, has joined Intermediate Capital Group as an Associate, Private Equity, London
  • Andreea POTCOVEL, Morgan Stanley, Associate, Investment Banking, Transport & Infrastructure, London, has joined GCM Grosvenor in an Infrastructure Investments role
  • Benedicte Lorentze AUNE, Morgan Stanley, Associate, Investment Banking, Healthcare, London, has joined CVC Capital Partners as an Investment Executive, Stockholm
  • Tarik COMEYNE, JP Morgan, Analyst, Investment Banking, London, has joined CVC Capital Partners as an Investment Executive, London
  • Kiril DIMOV, Citi, Analyst, Investment Banking, CEEMEA, London, has joined L Catterton as an Investment Associate, Consumer Tech Growth Equity, London

SWFs & Pension Funds

Fund News

  • Singaporean SWF GIC will open a new office in Sydney, its eleventh overall and first in Australia, to focus on investment opportunities in the country

People Moves

  • J David ENRIQUEZ, New York City Retirement Systems, Head of Private Equity, New York, has left to join Rothschild’s Five Arrows Capital Partners private equity business
  • Antonio PERROTTA, Morgan Stanley, Associate, Investment Banking, FIG, London, has joined the Public Investment Fund as an Investment Professional, Public Markets, Riyadh
  • Mohammad Faiq JAVAID, HSBC, Leveraged & Acquisition Finance, London, has joined the Public Investment Fund as an Investment Professional, Riyadh
  • Adam ARIF, Houlihan Lokey, Analyst, Investment Banking, New York, has joined Mubadala as an Associate, Private Equity, North America & Europe, Abu Dhabi
  • Tamara KHISMATULINA, Citi, Analyst, Investment Banking, London, has joined GIC as an Investment Associate, London
  • Benjy SCURLOCK, Arete Research, Equity Research Analyst, Internet & Video Games, London, has joined CPP Investment Board as an Associate, Active Fundamental Equities, London

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