Meridian Equity Partners Adds Industry Vet To Executive Team

Oct 27 2009 | 8:42am ET

Peter MacGuire has joined Meridian Equity Partners as senior managing director with responsibility for business development across the firm’s various business verticals.

"Adding a professional of Peter's caliber reflects Meridian's on-going commitment to establishing itself as a leading provider of institutional services to the buy-side community," Robert Akeson, president and CEO of New York-based Meridian Equity Partners, told FINalternatives.

MacGuire has spent over 30 years in the investment business, with a particular focus since 1992 on fund organization and management in the alternative investment arena. He was a founding partner of Rathnam, Hayat, MacGuire & Khaliffa, an emerging market private equity firm, and has served as president of PJM Management Inc, focusing on the organization and development of alternative investments products, since 1997.

Previously, he was responsible for the creation of Coutts & Company’s North American portfolio management capability, as well as development and oversight of Coutts’ fund products in the hedge fund arena. Before joining Coutts, MacGuire worked in the institutional departments of leading investment banks, including Alex. Brown & Sons, Shearson Lehman and Tucker Anthony.

Meridian Equity Partners, which was founded in 2005, specializes in offering prime brokerage, institutional brokerage and agency execution services to both emerging and established hedge fund management firms. Meridian has floor operations on the NYSE, also offers electronic trading, research, analytics, options trading and business development services to fund management firms and institutional investors. 


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