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Balyasny Asset Management still busy hiring junior bankers

A few years ago, Balyasny Asset Management was the go-to option for people wanting to leave investment banks. Then it cut around 10 junior traders from its macro trading programme and didn't seem so appealing. However, memories are short and pay is high, and Balyasny is back in vogue. Accordingly, banking juniors are still leaving to work there and Balyasny seems happy to take them onto its long/short equities team.

In London, one of Balyasny's most recent joiners is Sean Nordqvist, a former associate at Goldman Sachs who's covering financials on its long/short equities desk. Nordqvist was formerly on Goldman's FIG M&A team...

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Lazard AM hires long/short credit team from NY boutique

Lazard Asset Management has hired a team of long/short credit fund managers from boutique investment firm Coherence Capital Partners.

New York-based Sal Naro, Vincent Mistretta, Michael Cannon and Sanjay Aiyar have joined the asset manager and will  the form Lazard Coherence investment team...