Wednesday, 17 September 2014
Last updated 36 min ago
Jan 28 2008 | 12:07pm ET
BNP Paribas has appointed Christopher Lane to its global hedge fund relationship management team as head of the Americas. He will be based in New York and report locally to Todd Steinberg, head of equities and derivatives for the Americas, and Kip Testwuide, head of origination and distribution for fixed-income in the Americas.
Lane most recently worked at Merrill Lynch in New York where he was director of institutional sales in the equities division. Prior to that, he spent seven years at Goldman Sachs, also as an institutional salesperson.
Talbot Stark, global head of hedge fund relationship management, said, “He’s a seasoned professional with extensive client relationships. His experience and skill-set is the right fit for us and we’ll continue to add people of this caliber to the hedge fund relationship team globally.”
In addition to Lane’s appointment, Mark Walker, head of hedge fund relationship management, Europe, has been named chief operations officer.
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As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
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