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Brevan global macro special ops head departs

Asfandyar Nadeem leaves Alan Howard's $6.4bn hedge fund...

Mudrick taps Barclays cap intro head for London launch

Shannon Cody worked at Barclays Investment Bank for nearly a decade...

The new man to know if you want a data science job at Point72

Sending your resume to a firm through a generic HR inbox tends not to be the best way to get noticed, particularly if there isn’t a current opening that’s a perfect fit for your background. It’s therefore in your best interest to know the person who acts as the gatekeeper one step beyond human resources. If you want a data science role at Point72, that person just revealed themselves.

The new senior recruiter for Point72’s market intelligence group – made up of data scientists and engineers – is veteran recruiter Andy Legg...

Corzine Plots Comeback as PIIGS Fly

Failure, they say, can be the best teacher. The tuition can be awfully expensive on Wall Street, though.

Jon Corzine, despite an otherwise impressive résumé—senator, governor and Goldman Sachs executive—is best remembered for the blowup of brokerage firm MF Global in 2011 when he oversaw it. While he disputes its effect on the bankruptcy, Mr. Corzine famously directed the firm to make big bets on the bonds of the so-called PIIGS—Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece and Spain—then fetching very high yields on fears about the eurozone....

Platinum Equity Developing Debt Platform

Distressed-buyout shop Platinum Equity is getting ready to launch a direct-lending fund targeting troubled companies — the latest sign that Tom Gores’ firm is seeking to diversify its business.

The Beverly Hills firm has set a tentative fund-raising goal of up to $1.5 billion for the drawdown vehicle, with a first equity close penciled in for the first quarter of 2020. Michael Fabiano, who joined Platinum Equity in January from Blackstone’s GSO Capital unit, will manage the fund...

Wellington hires Pimco vice president

Susan Chacko joins the $37bn hedge fund after a seven-year stint at bond giant...

Ex-UBS veterans team with Brean Capital for HF launch

NY-based firm to focus on public and private credit as well as multi-strat...