GLG Taps Costa To Lead Global Marketing Push

Feb 3 2010 | 7:23am ET

Asset management behemoth GLG Partners has named Raffaele Costa as co-head of marketing. In his new role, Costa will work alongside Emmanuel Roman, the firm’s co-CEO, to develop and execute GLG’s global product and distribution strategy.

“Raffaele has been with GLG since we started in 1995 and has been responsible for originating and managing many of the firm’s key account relationships,” said Pierre Lagrange, partner and founder of the publically-listed firm, which boasts approximately $21.6 billion in assets under management in a both traditional and alternative investment funds. “This gives him an unrivalled understanding of our existing and potential investors, and a strong sense of the products we should be offering.”

Raffaele has been tasked with enhancing GLG’s distribution through its expanding international franchise. He will also refine GLG’s product strategy, developing and marketing new products in both the alternative and long-only space.

Raffaele joined GLG as a portfolio manager specializing in US and European equities, before being made a Principal in 1998. Prior to GLG, he was at Goldman Sachs.


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