Finisterre Boosts Emerging Market Teams With New Hires

Oct 3 2007 | 8:54am ET

Emerging markets hedge fund shop Finisterre Capital has hired George Liberatore and Christopher Watson to boost its special situations and emerging market corporate research expertise teams.

Liberatore is based in the firm’s Connecticut office focusing on sourcing and structuring transactions in Latin America. He rejoins the two founding Partners of Finisterre, Frode Fosse-Skiftesvik and Tom Priday, with whom he worked at DePfa Investment Bank from 1998 to 2002.

Watson, who is joining the Finisterre team, is based in London and focuses on the analysis of companies in emerging market countries. He joins from Citigroup, where he worked as a senior analyst in the global special situations group.

“George is exceptionally qualified for sourcing and structuring transactions in the Special Situations space in Latin America and Christopher’s skills and experience will significantly strengthen Finisterre’s capabilities in the rapidly growing emerging market corporate credit markets,” said Foss-Skiftesvik.

Finisterre was founded in October 2002 and manages some US$450 million in three specialist global emerging market hedge funds.

 


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