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Finisterre Capital adds two new portfolio managers

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Opalesque Industry Update - Finisterre Capital, the long/short emerging market total return specialist, has appointed two new Portfolio Managers, Maxim Safonov and Rahul Sharma.

Maxim has joined the Finisterre Global Opportunity Fund, where he will be responsible for FX and local rates trading. He joins Finisterre from FrontPoint Global Macro Emerging Markets Fund, where he traded rates, credit, FX, equities and commodities. He began his career at ING Bank in Moscow, where he became Head of Financial Markets and Deputy Chairman of the Board. He then joined HSBC, first in Moscow and then in London, where he was Head of Local Markets Trading for Russia and the CIS.

Rahul Sharma has joined the Finisterre Credit Fund where he will initially concentrate on trading investment grade credits. He was previously Director of Principal Strategies (Global Credit Prop) at Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore, and prior to that Head of Illiquid Credit Trading at Standard Chartered in Dubai. He began his career in London, where he worked on the Emerging Market desks at both Deutsche Bank and Morgan Stanley.

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