Multi-asset brokerage, execution and clearing firm Newedge has made several new additions to its prime brokerage origination and structuring team in New York and Hong Kong.
Newedge has tapped Mizuho Securities’ Alastair Sclater as regional head of origination and structuring APAC. He will be based in Hong Kong. At Mizuho, Sclater was head of the synthetic prime brokerage business in Singapore, responsible for global sales and client servicing. Prior to this role, Sclater spent six years in a number of senior sales posts in UBS’ Asian prime brokerage business. Sclater began his career at Merrill Lynch in London.
Miriam Zaitoun joins Newedge as an associate director of the origination and structuring team, based in New York. She comes to Newedge from Deutsche Bank where she spent seven years in various functions, most recently vice president and synthetic equity client service manager for global prime finance.
Jasper Chua has also been named an origination and structuring team associate director, based in New York. He joins from Bank of America Merrill Lynch where he spent six years in various roles. Most recently, he served as vice president and head of FX PB structuring and integrations.
Michael Dolan joins Newedge as head of EdgeConnect based in New York. Dolan comes to Newedge from Instinet where he was managing director co-president, head of research and commission management services.
John Pitt joins the Newedge EdgeConnect team as head of commission management services. Pitt, who will be based in New York, comes from Instinet, where he was a managing director, research director and operations head for Instinet's independent research platform, Instinet Access.