People Moves: 1st – 21st June Buy-Side Mark Robertson is joining Aviva Investors as head of multi-asset funds, from NN Investment Partners in September.  He will be joined by Kevin O’Nolan from Fidelity as multi-asset portfolio manager, Guillaume Paillat as a multi-asset manager, Katarina Cohrs a multi-asset strategist, Patrick Bartholet, a derivatives trading specialist, and David Nowakowski Richard House has moved to Allianz Global Investors as their new…

People Moves: 16th May – 1st June Sell Side: Severin Brizay has left UBS to join BAML as head of consumer and retail investment banking for EMEA Societe Generale SA has named Mark Liu group country head, Taiwan Fifth Third has appointed Joshua Sosland as an MD in the debt capital markets group to oversee…

People Moves: 29th April – 16th May Sell-side: Deutsche Bank has promoted Ioannis “John” Pipilis to head of fixed income Morgan Stanley has named Clare Woodman as its head of Europe, Middle East and Africa Societe Generale Corporate has appointed Alexandre Fleury as head of equities & equity derivatives within global markets Natixis has hired Robert Gardiner to work in its Scandinavian and Dutch financial institutions group origination business…

People Moves: 23rd March – 30th April Sell Side Graham Giller has joined Deutsche Bank as Head of Primary Research from JP Morgan Perella Weinberg Partners L.P has named former U.S. Ambassador Louis Susman as senior adviser Perella Weinberg Partners L.P has also announced BofA Merrill Lynch executive Alex Wilmot-Sitwell and former Barclays Capital executive…

Molly Morley – London Marathon On April 22nd Armstrong International’s Molly Morley is running the London Marathon for MIND. Every year, one in four of us will experience a mental health problem, but hundreds of thousands of people are still struggling. When you’re experiencing a mental health problem, supportive and reliable information can change your…

People Moves: 24th February – 22nd March Buy side Hearthstone Investments has hired former Architas head of UK Cedric Bucher as CEO Robert Mirsky has been appointed head of asset management for EisnerAmper’s London Office Andrew Hales joins Essencia Capital this month after a nine-year stint at investment manager and regulatory umbrella provider Hutchinson Lilley…

Data Science Meet-Up Armstrong International is proud to bring together like-minded senior industry professionals to discuss and share knowledge on emerging industry subjects which will directly impact their organisation’s current and future resourcing requirements. The latest in this series was a Data Science meet-up. In mid-February, Armstrong International hosted its first Data Science meet-up with guest speakers…

People Moves: 10th – 23rd February Buy Side Amundi – Diego Franzin has been named Head of Amundi’s Equity Investment platform Amundi – Alexandre Drabowicz as Deputy Head of its Equity Investment Platform Jupiter Asset Management has announced the appointment of Talib Sheikh as Head of Strategy, Multi-Asset GoldenTree Asset Management partner Frederick Haddad has…

Will North “The Toughest Footrace on Earth”, The Marathon des Sables In April 2018, Armstrong’s very own Will North will be taking part in the “Toughest Footrace on Earth” (Discovery Channel). The Marathon des Sables is a truly gruelling six-day multi-stage ultramarathon taking him 250km (150 miles) across one of the world’s most inhospitable environments,…

Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Analytics or Data Science – new rules? Future possibilities Quants have been at the core of many financial services firms for decades, but we now live in a time of significant change, with the re-emergence of advanced analytics – commonly referred to as Data Science.  This has spawned an unquenchable thirst for…

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