The week’s top people move headlines in alternative asset management, from public sources and AFI analysis of regulatory filings. (Pro and Executive members can get daily updates here).
Man Group CEO Ellis retires
Man Group has appointed Robyn Grew as its next CEO, with Luke Ellis planning to retire after seven years in the post.
Grew, currently president of the $145bn fund manager, joined in 2009 and has held a range of leadership roles overseeing the solutions business, trading and execution at various times, and acting as group COO, head of ESG and general counsel.
Read AFI’s full story on the appointment
Davidson Kempner hires head for new energy transition launch
Davidson Kempner Capital Management, the $38bn US manager, and One33, an operating partner in Italy, have launched a dedicated energy transition infrastructure platform.
The platform, Thaleia, will focus on supporting national and European energy security, led by Marco Reggiani as CEO and general manager. He previously served as chairman at Stogit, the largest Italian firm in gas storage.
Value Partners opens London office
Hong Kong-based Value Partners has moved to new offices in the City of London, as it continues to focus on expanding into the UK, European and Middle Eastern regions.
The new office is located at City Tower, 40 Basinghall Street. “Value Partners has been active in the UK for several years now and remains committed to helping institutional and wholesale investors meet both theirs and their clients’ needs, as they invest in Greater China and Asia,” said David Townsend, managing director of EMEA business.
See all 86 regulatory changes from this week on the AFI Decision-Makers Tracker