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).
New Jersey hires private credit chief
The New Jersey Division of Investment has hired Brad Johnson as head of private credit. He joined the $84bn allocator in March from First Republic Private Wealth Management.
Healthcare specialist strikes out in Sydney
Sydney-based Hashan De Silva, a healthcare specialist with Hong Kong hedge fund Karst Peak Capital, is starting his own hedge fund.
It will focus on Australia and New Zealand healthcare stakes, according to a report in Australian Financial Review. Named KP RX, it will be seeded by Karst Peak’s founder Adam Leitzes, himself a Tiger cub.
Check the AFI launch log for the latest updates.
Point72 hires UBS director
Point72 Asset Management has hired Anees Attarwala, a UBS director, to its quantitative analysis team.
He joins after five years with the Swiss bank, reported Financial News. Steve Cohen’s Point72 was 22nd on AFI’s Power List rankings of hedge fund managers with $28bn under management.
See all the regulatory changes from this week on the AFI Decision-Makers Tracker