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JCAM changes management team in response to changing market environment

Tuesday, October 05, 2010
Opalesque Industry Update - James Caird Asset Management is evolving its investment team in response to the changing face of capital markets. JCAM’s believes that “Special Situations” and catalyst driven strategies will be vital to success at this point in the financial cycle and is pleased to announce the arrival of Ian Newton and Matthew Addison, both from the special situations team at Cheyne Capital.

Ian Newton joined JCAM in September 2010 from Cheyne Capital with over 17 years experience in Special Situations investment management with extensive experience in risk arbitrage and event driven opportunities.

Matthew Addison joined JCAM in September 2010 from Cheyne Capital where he had become a partner in 2007. His focus is on event-driven equities, merger arbitrage, and stressed/distressed debt strategies. Ian and Matthew join other recent hires Ali Satrap (Macro, ex Partner London Diversified) and Harald Hendrikse (Equity, ex Bank of America Merrill Lynch), Alastair Gilmour (Credit, ex Cheyne) and Pieter Staelens (High Yield Credit, ex CQS) in JCAM’s London operation. JCAM is also expanding its middle and back office teams.

“JCAM is fortunate to be growing at this time as the available talent pool is deep. The availability of top quality analysts, managers and traders has never been higher. We believe that the nature of financial markets and the investment styles providing the most compelling investment opportunities have changed for the foreseeable future and we are reflecting that view in our investment team.” said John Demaine, a JCAM partner.

JCAM, which manages the JCAM Global and the JCAM Credit Opportunities Funds, has approximately $2.5billion of assets under management and over 60 employees in the US and UK.

- FG

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