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Hedge fund Finisterre Capital appoints new economist from Credit Suisse

Monday, July 11, 2011
Opalesque Industry Update - Finisterre Capital, the long/short emerging market total return specialist, has appointed Ivailo Vesselinov as an Economist. He will report to Christopher Watson, Head of Research at Finisterre Capital.

Ivailo was previously at Credit Suisse in London, where he was a Director and Senior EMEA Economist. He joined Credit Suisse in 2009 from Dresdner Kleinwort, where he held a similar position. He began his career in 1999 at the Bulgarian National Bank in Sofia as an Analyst. Ivailo holds an MPhil in Macroeconomics from the University of Cambridge.

“Ivailo will be a welcome addition to our team,” said Watson. “He brings with him extensive professional experience as an economic analyst and his appointment will enable us to benefit from a number of trends currently underway in EM and allow us to take advantage of potential growth opportunities.”

(press release)

About Finisterre Capital
Finisterre Capital LLP, founded in 2002, is an Emerging Markets specialist dedicated to delivering risk-controlled, total return investment strategies to the institutional marketplace. The firm manages Emerging Markets funds in a variety of asset classes, including sovereign debt, local currency debt, foreign exchange, corporate credit, special situations and equity.

Finisterre’s funds are all actively managed and include the Sovereign Debt Fund, which uses a top-down macro approach to emerging market sovereign debt; the Global Opportunity Fund, which has a portfolio of sovereign and corporate debt, foreign exchange, interest rates and equity; and the Finisterre Credit Fund, which concentrates on bottom-up corporate credit. In January last year, Finisterre launched the Emerging Markets Fund (FEMF), enabling investors to gain exposure to all Finisterre strategies. Corporate website: Source

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