• BNP Paribas hires emerging markets managers

    BNP Paribas Investment Partners, the asset management business of the French bank, has hired four emerging markets fixed income professionals from State Street Global Advisors’ subsidiary Rexiter Capital Management. The team is led by John Morton, and also includes Mark Capstick, Lewis Jones and Daniel Wood. They had worked together at Rexiter Capital Management since November 2007 managing emerging markets fixed income strategies.

  • Greenpark Capital promotes executive

    Greenpark Capital, a private equity firm, has promoted Daniel Green to the role of chief investment officer. He first joined Greenpark in 2001 and is responsible for leading the investment team’s activities. He is also a member of Greenpark’s executive team and investment committee.

  • BlackRock hires real estate CIO

    BlackRock has appointed James Wilkinson as European chief investment officer for the firm’s recently launched Global Real Estate Securities platform. Wilkinson will join the team in January 2013 and will report to Mark Howard-Johnson, global head of the Real Estate Securities group. He previously worked for Thames River Capital, where he has worked since 2004. He has also worked at Henderson as a fund manager of real estate securities.

  • City Financial hires team from Eden

    City Financial, a London-based investment management firm, has hired Ed Rosengarten and four of his colleagues from rival firm Eden Financial to drive the development of its in-house asset management capability. The deal also sees the CF Eden UK Select Opportunities Fund move to City Financial. The four arriving alongside Rosengarten are Leigh Himsworth, Mark Harris, Thomas Leah and Kevin Mordrick.

  • Milne resurfaces at benchmarking start-up

    The former head of post-trade services at the London Stock Exchange has resurfaced as the chief executive of a start-up benchmarking firm that plans to bid to become the next administrator of Libor.

  • French broker appoints first independent director

    Exane Limited, the UK subsidiary of the French broker, has appointed legal veteran Laurie Adams as its first independent board director.

  • Sunrise scores further hires from rivals

    Sunrise Brokers, the London-based brokerage led by Financial News Rising Star Claude Amar, has made a further round of hires from its rivals in the interdealer market, as it continues its push into new asset classes.