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…

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…

Armstrong International is hiring. INTERNAL VACANCY – Associate, Business Development, Financial Services We are looking for an Associate to join the business development team at Armstrong International.  You will help increase our brand, strength of our relationships, market position and YOY position. You will be responsible for originating new business by cold calling and meeting…

Buy-Side SoftBank has added Goldman MD Murtaza Ahmed, to help manage Vision Fund River and Mercantile Asset Management fired Philip Rodrigs, one of its portfolio managers Paul Squires is exiting AXA after over 20 years, to become head of equity trading for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Invesco JPMorgan Asset Management has promoted its…

Armstrong International is hosting a Data Science meet-up to discuss what’s possible in the first few years of establishing machine learning in an organisation. Harry Powell, currently Head of Data Science at Barclays and Simon Thompson, Head of Big Data & Customer Experience at BT Research, will be giving presentations on what their teams managed…

The Gender Pay Gap As the new law requiring UK companies to report the difference in what they pay their male and female employees rolls out, early reports are showing gender pay gaps as high as 65%. The law requires firms of 250+ employees to calculate and publish the difference between average and median hourly…

By Nicola Meaden Grenham, PhD, Senior Adviser, Armstrong International Investment competition in the private markets continues to advance at a speedy pace. It is particularly strong in Europe as an increasing number of mid-sized North American pension funds enter a market that has been, hitherto, the domain of the large institutional investors and the sovereign…

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