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FIRM Hiring/Promotions/Departures

ExodusPoint hires Nomura CFO

Erik Addington joins the multi-strat’s NY office

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Hedge fund hires PM who spent his youth competing in maths competitions

It may be a whole new year, but Michael Gelband's ExodusPoint is still behaving like it’s 2018.

After recruiting at least 30 people on both sides of the Atlantic in 2018, the hedge fund has added another two portfolio managers this year.

Nick Firoozye joined to run a systematic fixed income strategy focused on rates. Boyan Petrov joined to run a long/short equities strategy focused on global consumer stocks.

Both men came to ExodusPoint via rival hedge funds, but began their careers in banking. Firoozye was latterly seen at Nomura, where he spent four years as head of global derivatives strategy and three years as a desk strategist. Petrov’s banking career was more attenuated and amounted to a brief flash on UBS’s fixed income desk shortly after he graduated...

AllianceBernstein appoints deputy CCO

Kyle DiGangi joins in New York from Oak Hill Advisors

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Point72 recruits ex-New Peak equities head

Edouard Baldini joins Steve Cohen’s firm as PM in London

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Cannabis HF Navy Capital hires new CFO

Kevin McLaughlin once held roles at Colden, Tiger

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Crypto Startup TrueDigital Hires CEO from World’s Largest Hedge Fund

A blockchain upstart is getting a new CEO from the world’s largest hedge fund.

New York’s trueDigital, which was founded last March, has hired Thomas Kim away from Bridgewater Associates to be its chief executive. Notably, trueDigital is the firm that built a blockchain payments system for Signature Bank. While JPMorgan stole headlines last week for its “JPM Coin,” Signature said its similar Signet system is already processing millions of dollars a day.

Kim told CoinDesk his focus will be on expanding the work done for Signature Bank to other clients....

Billionaire Ken Griffin’s Citadel hires female hedge fund founder

Billionaire Ken Griffin just snagged an ex-Paulson & Co. trader for his $28 billion hedge fund, The Post has learned.

Griffin, who has been grabbing talent from Goldman Sachs, D.E. Shaw and Point 72 Capital in recent months, hired Samantha Greenberg away from Margate Capital, the $215 million hedge fund she launched three years ago, according to an investor letter...

DE Shaw taps Fulcrum for IR pro

Damian Leach joins multi-asset manager in London...

Bracebridge Capital taps ex-SEC enforcer for CCO

Silvestre Fontes replaces Steve Quintero as compliance chief...