UK - Ben Brooks joins Liberty Ermitage as director, strategic investments this week. He will report to Ian Cadby, group executive director.
Liberty Ermitage said the appointment will add considerable strength and experience to its institutional marketing platform where a number of recent mandates have pushed hedge fund assets to $800m.
Brooks joins from FIMAT International, a French investment bank, where he was responsible for developing new business relationships with hedge funds.
Ian Cadby, group executive director, said: This is a major coup for Liberty Ermitage as Ben is one of the most visible and well-liked members of the hedge fund community in Europe. Ben’s appointment is part of our ongoing commitment to deliver leading edge investment products to the institutional market place as well as building out our capability in the hedge fund seeding business.
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