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Altius Associates chooses new EMEA chief
trueRhonda Ryan was named partner and head of Europe, Middle East and Africa investments at Altius Associates.
Manulife Asset Management picks head of institutional sales for Europe, Middle East
trueJames Wheeler was named managing director and head of institutional sales, Europe and Middle East at Manulife Asset Management.
ADIA names new Asia ex-Japan equity head
trueSuresh Sadasivan joined the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority as head of Asia ex-Japan for the sovereign wealth fund's internal equities department.
Qatar Investment Authority gets new CEO
trueAhmad Al-Sayed was appointed CEO of the Qatar Investment Authority Tuesday.
PineBridge Investments adds CIO for Middle East, North Africa and Turkey
trueWael Aburida has joined PineBridge Investments as chief investment officer, leading its Middle East, North Africa and Turkey team.
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority snags former RREEF infrastructure chief
trueJohn McCarthy was named global head of infrastructure at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority.
BlackRock picks new EMEA chief
trueDavid Blumer was named senior managing director and head of EMEA at BlackRock.
Gulfmena founder and CEO to step down
trueHaissam Arabi, founder and CEO of Gulfmena Investments, will step down as the company closes its proprietary funds and adopts a new strategy after losses in a main vehicle.
AllianceBernstein EMEA client director departs
trueRichard Haxe, senior managing director and co-head of the client group for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at AllianceBernstein, is leaving the company.
Harvard Management adds to its public markets team
trueSanjiv Bhatia, Al-Wadhah Al-Adawi, Amit Tiwari and Srdjan (Serge) Tanjga joined the public markets team at Harvard Management Co. which oversees the $30.7 billion Harvard University endowment
New Zealand fund drops 3 firms over Israeli settlement construction
trueNew Zealand Superannuation Fund excluded from its investment portfolio three companies involved in the construction of Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories, confirmed Catherine Etheredge, spokeswoman for the NZ$20 billion (US$16.9 billion) fund.
Credit Suisse, Qatar to launch money management joint venture in 2013
trueCredit Suisse Group and Qatar Holding agreed to establish Aventicum Capital Management, a money management joint venture, to invest in emerging and frontier markets.
Credit Suisse said to start money management venture with Qatar - Pensions & Investments
trueCredit Suisse Group and a unit of Qatar Investment Authority, Doha, the Persian Gulf emirate’s $100 billion sovereign wealth fund, plan to start a money management joint venture, three people with knowledge of the matter said.
Qatar sovereign wealth fund manager buys stake in Heathrow owner
trueQatar Holding, the investment arm of the Qatar Investment Authority sovereign wealth fund, agreed to buy a 20% stake in Heathrow airport owner BAA for £900 million ($1.4 billion).
Emerging market institutions look into their backyards for investments
trueInstitutional investors based in emerging markets are just as attracted to investing in these growing parts of the world as are investors from the developed world, and they're an increasingly important slice of global money managers' worldwide businesses.