Citi Vet Joins Sciens Alternative Investments

Oct 26 2012 | 2:30pm ET

Sciens Capital Management Group has appointed Citi veteran Farhang Mehregani as chief investment officer of Sciens Alternative Investments.

Mehregani ran the Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa equities desk at Citi between 2008 and 2011. He also oversaw a $1 billion hedge fund seeding business at the bank and helped build out several European and Asian proprietary trading divisions. During his 15 years in the financial industry, Mehregani has worked in New York, London, Tokyo and Dubai.

In his new role, Mehregani will report to Stavros Siokos, chief executive of Sciens Alternative Investments, and will also be a member of the investment committee for the fund of funds business.

Said Siokos in a statement: "Farhang will focus on strategic initiatives that can leverage Sciens' strengths to offer institutional and high net worth investors a seamless entry point into the liquid alternative investments market."

The alternative investments arm of the business covers hedge funds, managed account services, investment services and advisory solutions.

The Sciens group manages approximately $4.8 billion and employs over 100 people globally with its principal offices in New York, London, Guernsey and Athens.


In Depth

Israeli Hedge Fund Harnesses Big Data

Jul 28 2014 | 8:10am ET

Apica Green is a multi-million dollar Israeli hedge fund that is based in Tel Aviv...

Lifestyle

David Yarrow On Growing His Hedge Fund And Shooting The Animals And People Of Africa - As A Photographer

Jul 23 2014 | 6:44am ET

While he’s always been a photographer, recent expeditions to Iceland, Ethiopia...

Guest Contributor

The Truth About Track Record Portability

Jul 24 2014 | 5:55am ET

The number of private funds converting to mutual funds has increased significantly...

 

Sponsored Content

    Northern Trust Helps Hedge Funds Navigate Derivatives Regulations

    Jul 8 2014 | 10:48am ET

    The surge in derivatives regulation is among the most complex challenges facing the financial services industry today. Northern Trust’s Joshua Satten recently spoke with FINalternatives to share insights into the challenges presented by new regulation and explore how the industry is responding. Read more…

Publisher's Note