GAM appoints head of research for Alternative Investment Solutions business

GAM Investments has appointed Giovanni D’Alesio as head of research for its Alternative Investment Solutions business, effective 13 January. D’Alesio is based in London.

In this role, D’Alesio will be responsible for leading GAM’s external fund manager research team and managing portfolios that combine external managers and other investment exposures, including betas, factors and alternative risk premia...

BlueBay hires PM to launch EM-focused illiquid strategy

BlueBay Asset Management is going to venture into the world of illiquid corporate credits and has hired a sector specialist to develop new strategies in this area.

The UK-based boutique has appointed Mihai Florian to the newly created role of senior portfolio manager to further develop its EMD illiquid corporate credit strategies...

PGIM hires Sun Hao as head of China institutional relationship

PGIM Inc., the asset management arm of US insurer Prudential Financial, has hired Sun Hao as head of the institutional relationship group for China, a market of “key strategic priority” for the company.

Based in Shanghai, he will focus on building brand recognition and deepening ties with Chinese banks, pension funds, and insurance companies in the newly created position, PGIM says in a statement on January 8...

Lombard Odier taps Argentière for AR launch

Ex- BTG Pactual pro Alexis Maubourguet joins 1798 Alternatives in Geneva offices...

Ex-Oceanwood deputy CIO’s launch staffs up

London-based Aslan House hires from New Peak, Olivetree, Mako...