London-based hedge fund group, Thames River Capital has bolstered its team with three new appointments.
Nick Barnes joins from Baring Asset Management and will work on the Thames River Eastern European and Thames River Nevsky funds, continuing his focus on Poland and the Czech Republic. He will report to heads of European equities, Rory Landman and Martin Taylor.
Jonathan Callow joins Thames River European equity team from Pictet Asset Management and will act as a trader for a team advising Thames River European (long) and Thames River Kingsway (long/short). He will report to Tony Zucker, head of the European team.
Also joining Thames as a sales director is Edward Morse, previously at Credit Suisse Asset Management, who will be reporting to Thames director, Charlie Porter.
Porter added that Thames was looking to raise its profile in the UK and that the appointments resulted from the firms on-going expansion plans.
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