Wed, Mar 21, 2018
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

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

- FG

What do you think?

   Use "anonymous" as my name    |   Alert me via email on new comments   |   
Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. John Paulson, once the industry's largest hedge fund, to return some investors' money[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: John Paulson is reported to be retuning some of his investors' money as a number of his hedge funds continue to suffer setbacks, reports

  2. DoubleLine's Gundlach sees U.S. 10-year Treasury yield rising, weighing on stocks[more]

    From Reuters/ Jeffrey Gundlach, the chief executive of DoubleLine Capital and known on Wall Street as the "Bond King," said on Tuesday the yield on the U.S. 10-year Treasury note will likely move higher and pressure riskier assets including equities and junk bonds. Gundlach, on an

  3. SEC charges Theranos CEO Holmes with fraud[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: The SEC has charged Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of Theranos and its former President Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani with raising more than $700 million from investors through an elaborate, years-long fraud in which they exaggerated or made false statements about t

  4. Institutional Investors - Overdrawn pension fund scores gains[more]

    From Investments in big banks, pawn shops and rolling papers helped boost public safety workers' underfunded pensions this past calendar years, according to newly released figures. After recording middling returns in recent years, the Police & Fire Pension Fund (P&F) notched

  5. Hot hedge fund loses 21% after bet on volatility goes wrong[more]

    From In December, Shahraab Ahmad shared with his hedge fund clients the principle that helped him trounce peers for two turbulent decades: steer clear of the crowd. He'd turned $50 million into an operation with more than $700 million over three years and delivered market-beating retu