Hedge Fund Harmonic Hires Polar’s Smith As Head Of Sales

Nov 18 2010 | 4:02am ET

Long/short macro shop Harmonic Capital Partners has named a GAM and Man Group veteran its new head of sales.

Alastair Smith joins the hedge fund as a partner. He most recently worked at Polar Capital as sales director, and prior to that worked as head of sales at Aspect Capital. He has also done stints at GAM and Man.

“Alastair’s arrival is a significant development for Harmonic as we look to broaden our client base and deliver the best service possible to our investors,” Richard Conyers, founder of Harmonic, said. “Alastair comes with a wealth of experience and is well known and respected in the macro community.”


In Depth

Royalties: The Alternative Assets of the Music Industry

Jul 8 2016 | 7:01pm ET

Recent market volatility has investors seeking greater insight into alternative...

Lifestyle

Vortic: Making Great American Watches Again

Jul 25 2016 | 6:29pm ET

If you are compelled by stories of entrepreneurial vision & drive, or simply...

Guest Contributor

MPI: Like Stellar Returns? Better Understand the Risks First

Jul 22 2016 | 8:44pm ET

When the press reports extraordinarily strong relative or risk-adjusted returns...