FRM Taps Yepes to Develop N.A. Business

Dec 14 2010 | 9:47am ET

George Yepes has left Man Investments for global fund of funds specialist Financial Risk Management where he will head North American business development.

Yepes had served as managing director overseeing North American sales and client relationships at Man Investments, joining the company earlier this year. Prior to that, he had been head of North American sales for Gottex Fund Management.

In his new post, Yepes will work with FRM’s New York and global investment and client teams in managing and developing relationships with consultants, institutional clients, financial institutions and high net worth investors in the U.S. and Canada.

FRM’s Clive Peggram, deputy group CEO, stated: “George brings substantial experience and proven success in the investment and hedge fund community, and we welcome him to our team.  We believe FRM offers a truly global perspective, with an institutional quality, research-based approach, and George will enhance our competitiveness in the North American marketplace.”
FRM is an independent, global hedge fund investment specialist managing over $9 billion in fund of hedge funds portfolios for institutional and other sophisticated investors worldwide. Founded in 1991, FRM has over 150 employees and offices in London, New York, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Guernsey, Seoul and Sydney.

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