New Star Hires Merrill Vet, Threadneedle Loses Manager

Jul 2 2008 | 12:47pm ET

London-based asset manager New Star is getting a new alternative investments chief.

Donald Pepper will join New Star from Merrill Lynch International in September. He will lead its 10-member hedge fund team and oversee both its single-manager funds and funds of funds.

“Donald is a welcome addition to the hedge fund team and demonstrates the importance we attach to the growth of this area of our business,” New Star Chairman John Duffield said.

Meanwhile, another British asset manager is losing a top hedge fund manager.

Paul Findley, head of U.K. high alpha at Threadneedle, has resigned. Leigh Harrison will take over the high alpha team and Mark Westwood the U.K. Crescendo hedge fund until a permanent replacement is found.


In Depth

Creating An Offshore Hedge Fund Dream Team: The Seven Key Players

Jun 26 2015 | 6:47am ET

If you want to set up an offshore hedge fund, like any great team, you’re only...

Lifestyle

Hedgies Set to Compete in Wall Street Decathlon

Jun 8 2015 | 12:37am ET

The Wall Street Decathlon — a 10-event physical challenge that will crown “Wall...

Guest Contributor

6 Essential Principles To Balance Your Investment Risk

Jun 26 2015 | 10:07am ET

In this article, financial expert Greg Silberman explores how to hedge a private...

 

Editor's Note