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Buyside Market Update August & September 2021

Key changes across the world's leading buy side institutions over August & September 2021

Public – Global

People Moves

  • Maria VASSALOU, Vassalou Capital Management, Founder & CIO, New York, has joined Goldman Sachs Asset Management as Deputy CIO, Multi-Asset Solutions, New York
  • Maureen JOYCE, AEW, Managing Director, Head of Asset & Portfolio Management, Boston has joined Barings as a Managing Director, Head of US Real Estate Equity Asset Management, Boston
  • Nathalie WALLACE, Mirova, Head of Strategy and Development, Boston, has left to join Natixis Investment Managers as Global Head of Sustainable Investing, Boston
  • Wei LI, Schroders, China Healthcare, Hong Kong, has left to join Greenwoods Asset Management as an Executive Director, China Healthcare, Hong Kong
  • Aryeh GOLD, Jefferies, Senior Equity Research Associate, New York, has joined Point72 as a Research Analyst, New York
  • Dimitris PAGONAKIS, Citadel, Associate, Portfolio Manager, has left to join PointZ2 in a similar role, New York
  • Hannah LATIMER, Morgan Stanley, Equity Research Associate, Biotechnology, Chicago, has left to join Longview Asset Management as an Associate, Chicago
  • Dimitris PAGONAKIS, Citadel, Associate, Portfolio Manager, New York, has left to join Point72 in a similar role, New York

Public – Emerging & Frontier Markets

People Moves

  • Shengzu WANG, Goldman Sachs, Co-Head of Investment Strategy Group, Asia, has left to join Haitong International Securities as Global Head of Asset Management, Hong Kong
  • Bill MALDONADO, HSBC Global Asset Management, Chief Investment Officer, Asia-Pacific, Hong Kong, has joined Eastspring Investments, Head of Equities, Singapore
  • Faisal HASAN, KAMCO Investment Company, Executive Director, Head of Proprietary Investments & Treasury, Kuwait, has joined FundRock Investment Management as a Senior Executive Officer, Dubai
  • Bryony DEUCHARS, Mirabaud Asset Management, Fund Manager, Global Emerging Markets, London, has joined Manulife Investment Management as a Managing Director, London
  • Serene SUN, BlackRock, Business Development & Client Relations, China, HK SAR, Hong Kong, has left to join RBC Global Asset Management, Director, Asia Client Coverage, Hong Kong
  • Wodzislaw KICINSKI, former Morgan Stanley, Associate, Investment Banking, London, has joined Hg as an Investment Professional , London
  • Rishay DHANRAJ, Eksom Pension & Provident Fund, Investment Analyst, Johannesburg, has left to join Public Investment Corporation as an Assistant Portfolio Manager, Pretoria
  • Abdul REHMAN, Mulkia Investment, Fund Manager, Riyadh, has joined HSBC as an Assistant Portfolio Manager, Riyadh
  • Ajay THAKUR, Equentis Wealth Advisory, Vice President, Research, Mumbai, has joined Vasuki India AIF as a Fund Manager, Mumbai
  • Dimitris NTEVENTZIS, Mainfirst Asset Management, Portfolio Manager, Emerging Markets Credit, Zurich, has joined Fisch Asset Management in an equivalent role

Public – Europe

People Moves

  • Sarah PEASEY, LGIM, Head of Responsible Investment Strategy, Investments, London, has joined Neuberger Berman as Director of European ESG Investing, London
  • Aleksandra NJAGULI, CBRE Global Investors, Global Head of ESG, London, has joined DWS Group as Managing Director, Global Head of ESG, Real Estate, London
  • Maya BHANDARI, Columbia Threadneedle Investments, Executive Director, Fund Manager, Multi-Asset, London, has left to join BNP Paribas Asset Management as Global Head of Multi Asset
  • Victoria Richard WEILL, BNP Paribas, Portfolio Manager, European Equity, Paris, has left to join Aviva Investors as a Portfolio Manager, Paris
  • James EVANS, Exane BNP Paribas, Analyst, has left to join Millennium as a Utilities, Renewables, Energy & Transition Analyst, London
  • Nahy SALIBA, Goldman Sachs, Associate, Financial Institutions Group, London, has joined Point72 as an Analyst as part of the L/S Global Equities team based out of London
  • Victor LACASSAGNE, Centerview Partners, Associate, Generalist M&A, London, has joined SVPGlobal as a Senior Associate, Distressed Investing, London
  • Guillermo FELICES, BNP Paribas AM, Portfolio Manager, Head of Research & Strategy, London, has joined PGIM Fixed Income as a Global Investment Strategist, London

Private – Global

People Moves

  • Ryan SELWOOD, CPP Investments, Head of Direct Private Equity, Toronto, has left to join Carlyle Group as Managing Director and Chief Development Officer
  • Andrew HAY, former CPP Investments, Senior Principal, Toronto, has joined RBC Global Asset Management as Head of Global Infrastructure Investments, Toronto
  • Ramzi RAMSEY, SoftBank Investment Advisers, Partner, Private Equity/Venture Capital, San Francisco, has joined Blackstone as a Managing Director within the Growth Equity and Opportunistic Investments teams focusing on Enterprise Software and Financial Technology, San Francisco
  • Joseph YASSEN, ING, Vice President, Structured Finance, Asia, Hong Kong, has left to join Tor Investment Management, Hong Kong
  • Jonathan BAR¸ Barclays, Vice President, Restructuring & Finance Group, New York, has joined Apollo Global Management as a Principal, New York

Private – Emerging & Frontier Markets

People Moves

  • Victoria SHARPE, Deutsche Asset Management, Managing Director, Singapore, has joined HSBC Asset Management as Managing Principal, Head of Real Estate, Asia Pacific, Singapore
  • Meriem SMIDA, Natixis, Global Head, Financial Sponsor Group, London, has left to join Ethos Private Equity as a Partner, Africa Private Equity, London
  • Joseph HAKME, MEFIC Capital, Head of Private Equity and Investment Banking, Riyadh, has joined MASIC as Head of Director Investments, Riyadh
  • Suyi KIM, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Head of Asia Pacific, Hong Kong, has been appointed as Global Head of Private Equity, Hong Kong
  • Orkhan RUSTAMZADE, Qatar Insurance Company, Senior Private Equity & Real Estate Analyst, Doha, has left to join PASHA Investments as a Senior Investment Analyst, Baku
  • Amy WANG, Barclays, Associate, TMT Investment Banking, London, has joined Permira as an Investment Professional in Buyout/Growth Private Equity, Hong Kong

Private – Europe

People Moves

  • Denis MOSOLOV, Macquarie Infrastructure & Real Assets, Managing Director, Head of Southeast Europe, London, has joined Flashpoint Venture Capital as a Managing Partner, Private Equity & Venture Capital, Zurich
  • Maximilian KUFER, AXA Investment Managers, Global Sustainability Manager, Real Assets, London, has joined Invesco as Head of ESG, Private Markets, London
  • Jeff YAMASHIROYA, The Blackstone Group, Private Equity, Real Estate, New York, has left to join Manulife Investment Management as a Managing Director, Los Angeles
  • Vladimir BONDARENKO, Morgan Stanley, Executive Director, London, has left to join Intermediate Capital Group as an Associate Director, London
  • Tolga KIRHAN, DEG, Vice President, Equity & Mezzanine, Cologne, has joined Da Vanci Capital as a Managing Partner, Tech Investments, London
  • Matilde Horta e COSTA, Coller Capital, Investment Manager, London, has joined Arcano Partners as a Director, Private Equity, Madrid
  • Omar EL-MASRI, Queensgate Investments, Director, London, has left to join H.I.G Capital as a Director, Private Equity Real Estate, London
  • Rehan JIWANI, Goldman Sachs, Vice President, Leveraged Finance, Industrials, Investment Banking, London, has joined Hayfin Capital Management as a Director, Private Credit / Direct Lending, London
  • Gokce CEYLAN, Deloitte, Venture Lead, London, has left to join Oxx as an Investment Professional, London
  • George BAGKALAS, PwC, Senior Manager, has left to join Langham Hall as an Associate Director, Private Equity
  • Harry CHEN, DC Advisory, Senior Associate, M&A Investment Banking, London, has joined IH International Advisors as a Senior Investment Associate, London
  • Viktor KOVALEV, Morgan Stanley, Associate, Technology Investment Banking, London, has joined Estari Group as an Investment Associate, London
  • Kush PATEL, Moelis & Company, Associate, Investment Banking, London, has joined Livingbridge as an Investment Manager, London
  • Jose RETAMAL, Hanover, Associate Partner, Private Equity, London, has joined Goodman Masson as a Manager, Private Equity, London
  • Yuanchao GU, Barclays, Associate, UK M&A and Corporate Advisory, London, has left to join BlackRock as an Investment Associate, Long Term Private Capital, London
  • Josep ADSERA, Barclays, Associate, Industrials & Infrastructure EMEA, London, has left to join Altero Capital Partners as a Senior Associate, Private Equity, London
  • Konstantinos PANAGIS, Credit Suisse, Private Equity Real Estate Professional, London, has joined H.I.G Capital as an Investment Associate, London
  • George BAGKALAS, PwC, Senior Manager, has left to join Langham Hall as an Associate Director, Private Equity, Luxembourg
  • Aadit GANDHI, Morgan Stanley, Associate, Private Equity, London, has joined Apis Partners as an Investment Associate, London
  • Azuolas CIUKAS, Barclays, Associate, Healthcare M&A, London, has joined Eurazeo as a Private Equity Associate, London

SWFs & Pension Funds

People Moves

  • Omar JAHIDI, HSBC, Director, Investment Banking Advisory, M&A and ECM, Riyadh, has joined the Public Investment Fund as a Director, MEAN Investment Advisory, Riyadh
  • Vladut NECHIFOR, Deutsche Bank, Associate, Leveraged Finance, London, has joined Mubadala as an Investment Professional, Disruptive Investments, London
  • Maan HAMMOUDAH, Public Investment Fund, Associate, Governor’s Office Advisory & Decision Support, Riyadh, has left to join Olayan Financing Company as an Associate Director
  • Carl EL HAGE, Credit Suisse, Associate, TMT, Investment Banking, London, has left to join the Qatar Investment Authority as a Manager, Europe, Russia & Turkey Coverage, Doha
  • Andrea COSTA, Barclays, M&A, Consumer & Retail, London, has joined Mubadala as an Investment Professional, Abu Dhabi
  • Victor CHARPY, Moelis & Company, Associate, Investment Banking, Dubai, has joined Mubadala as a Senior Associate as part of the France Investment Program, Abu Dhabi

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