Monday, 22 September 2014
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Sep 11 2013 | 8:01am ET
Polygon Global Partners has hired Doug Ross to lead the $10 billion multi-asset manager’s North American business development efforts.
In Ross’ new role, he will focus on marketing Polygon’s hedge fund products. The group boasts a growing range of hedge fund products including European equities, convertible bonds, mining equities, distressed credit, as well as a CLO business and a partnership in a real estate business. This is a newly-created position and Ross will be based in New York.
Ross has held similar positions at Field Street Capital, a $1 billion global macro fund operator, and at Normandy Hill. Before Normandy Hill, Ross worked at Tiger Management and Vega Asset Management, where he performed various duties related to its hedge fund-seeding business, including manager selection.
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