BlueCrest Nabs Nomura Emerging Markets Banker

Oct 4 2013 | 10:12am ET

BlueCrest Capital Management has hired a top Nomura Holdings banker as part of its continuing push to build an "investment-bank quality" trading team.

Marcel Kfoury will join London-based BlueCrest as a credit portfolio manager in January, he told Bloomberg News. He'll co-manage part of the firm's US$2 billion emerging markets fund.

Kfoury was head of emerging-markets credit trading at Nomura, and is a former Deutsche Bank credit derivatives swap trader. He spent about four years at each bank.

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