Barclays Hires UBS Hedge Fund Salesman

Dec 8 2010 | 3:05am ET

Barclays Wealth has added a hedge fund sales specialist to its team of advisers in the Southeast U.S.

Jamie Weeks will serve as an investment representative at Barclays' Atlanta office. He is one of seven newly hired advisers across the country introduced this week by Barclays.

"We have been very successful in recruiting top advisers this year," Barclays Wealth's Americas chief, Mitch Cox, said. He added that the firm hopes to attract "many more high-performing advisers in 2011."

Weeks joins from UBS Global Asset Management, where he worked in hedge fund, managed account and mutual fund sales.

Weeks and the other six new Barclays reps. boast $17 million in annual production and $2.2 billion in client assets under management.

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