UK - Mellon Global Alternative Investments (MGAI), a UK asset management subsidiary of US-headquartered Mellon Financial Corporation, has hired Stuart Slater as senior research analyst.
Slater will be based in London, and report to MGAI directors Derek Stewart and Scott MacDonald.
In his new role, he will be responsible for analysing hedge fund strategies and managers.
Between 1997-2001, Slater was an equity fund manager at Morley Fund Management, and before that he worked as an equity analyst, first with NatWest Securities and then with NatWest Investment Management.
MGAI was established in 2000 and provides a range of hedge fund of funds solutions using conservative strategies (ex-global macro, commodity trading advisers and emerging markets) through a disciplined low risk approach. The firm manages US$176m in assets.
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