NewSmith, Eyeing Retail, Hires Sales Exec.

Nov 26 2013 | 10:35am ET

NewSmith Capital Partners has hired a Carmignac Gestion sales executive to lead its own push into the retail space.

Matthew Wright was named head of U.K. and European distribution at the British hedge fund, which is set to launch retail versions of some of its top funds.

"We are delighted to welcome Matthew to the firm," NewSmith Chairman Paul Roy said. "His appointment marks a significant development for NewSmith, where we are planning to broaden the distribution of our investment strategies."

Wright was head of U.K. distribution at Carmignac.


In Depth

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...

Lifestyle

Einhorns Busts At WSOP, Finishes In 173rd

Jul 15 2014 | 10:48am ET

Greenlight Capital founder David Einhorn’s World Series of Poker won’t end at...

Guest Contributor

Common Risk Parity Misperceptions

Jul 16 2014 | 11:02am ET

Over the past few years, risk parity has become a component of most investors’...

 

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