Solent Beefs Up Hedge Fund, CDO Businesses

Jul 30 2007 | 8:44am ET

Solent Capital has appointed Desmond Dundon and Genia Diamond to support the growth of its hedge fund and collateralized debt obligation businesses. 

Dundon joins the firm from Merrill Lynch as CFO for the hedge fund development and management group. Prior to Merrill Lynch, he worked at Bankers Trust as a manager in its derivatives operations unit.

Genia, named investor relations director, was previously marketing director for global equity at hedge fund manager BlueCrest Capital Management. She has also worked as a research analyst and institutional relationship manager at fund of hedge funds Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company.

“Desmond and Genia are two high quality appointments and their extensive international experience in hedge funds and asset management will strengthen the Solent Capital team,” Jonathan Laredo, partner, said.

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