UK FoF Financial Risk Management Hires Ramius Vet Simpson

Feb 1 2011 | 8:05am ET

Financial Risk Management, the London-based fund of funds with $9 billion in AUM, has hired Anthony Simpson as co-head of global business development.

Previously, Simpson had held the same position at Ramius. Prior to that, Simpson spent nearly a decade with Merrill Lynch in London, holding a number of senior posts including managing director of the insurance and pensions solutions group. Simpson also spent six years with Goldman Sachs in London, co-heading the pensions and insurance services team.

In his new role with FRM, Simpson, who will be based in London, will lead client development activities globally, partnering with Akio Shimazu, who is responsible for FRM’s business in Japan and Korea. Simpson will also join FRM’s executive committee.
Said Simpson: “I’m pleased to join one of the most well-resourced independent fund of hedge funds groups, known for its strong analytics and rigorous investment process.”
Founded in 1991, Financial Risk Management is an independent, global hedge fund investment specialist managing fund of hedge funds portfolios for institutional and other sophisticated investors worldwide. The firm has a full range of capabilities in multi-strategy, seeding, CTA, equity, credit and customized portfolios. FRM has over 150 employees and offices in London, New York, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Guernsey, Seoul and Sydney. 

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