Day: 22 January 2019

LMAX Exchange Appoints Two in Asia-Pacific

LMAX Exchange has added two salespeople to its roster in Asia-Pacific with the hiring of Jason Huang and Shang Lin.
Huang has joined as head of sales for Asia Pacific, based in Hong Kong, he joins from CFH Systems Asia, where, as a managing director, he established and led the firm’s Asia office.
Lin has joined as institutional sales executive for Asia Pacific, based in Singapore and joins from Refinitiv (formerly Thomson Reuters), where she focused on financial institutions and corporates for the FXall business.

Marchese Joins 360T

John Marchese has joined 360T as head of corporate sales, North America.Based in New York, Marchese arrives at the firm from FXall, where he was most recently working as director, senior FX transactions sales. Marchese had been with FXall since 2008, having previously spent four years at Bear Stearns, where he was focused on the firm’s prime brokerage business.Prior to that, Marchese had stints at UBS as a prime brokerage specialist and as a trading assistant at AllianceBernstein.

7Orca Live with ThinkFolio

German asset manager 7orca Asset Management AG has expanded its use of IHS Markit’s ThinkFolio solution to include its order management and portfolio modeling solution.
Formed in 2017, 7orca is an independent German asset manager that has been using thinkFolio for over a year to support its currency overlay and short volatility investment strategies for institutional clients.
“Since establishing 7orca, we have focused on providing our clients with a quantitative investment process to actively hedge currency risks,” says Jasper Duex, CIO at 7orca Asset Management.