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Cube Capital appoints legal head and FoFs portfolio manager as partners

Monday, September 19, 2011
Opalesque Industry Update – Cube Capital has appointed two new partners, Janene Waudby and Scott Gibb. The $1.2 billion global alternatives firm was established in 2003 and, with the new appointments, now has six partners.

Janene Waudby joined Cube in 2006 as General Counsel and is responsible for all legal affairs across the Cube Group, as well as sitting on the Group’s risk management and investment committees. Before this she spent 12 years as a corporate lawyer in private practice. Janene was a Partner at both Theodore Goddard (now Addleshaw Goddard) and the US law firm, Jones Day, after which she went sailing for 18 months before joining Cube. Janene is registered with the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Financial Services Authority and has an LLB from Birmingham University.

Scott Gibb joined Cube in 2006 as a portfolio manager for the fund-of-funds group and as a member of the investment committee. Prior to Cube, Scott spent over 10 years in the investment industry working as an investment manager at PSolve Alternative Investments with responsibility for two global multi-strategy portfolios with portfolio management, research analysis and due diligence responsibilities. He has also worked in the London offices of Hichens Investment Management, DE Shaw Securities International and Winterflood Securities. Scott received his BBusSc in economics with honours from the University of Cape Town, and later became a CAIA Charter holder and member of the UK Securities Institute.

Francois Buclez, CEO of Cube Capital, said: “Over the past five years Janene and Scott have helped build Cube into the company it is today, ensuring that its entrepreneurial spirit is underpinned by structural integrity and that we deliver on our promises to our clients. As Cube continues to grow, their appointment as partners reinforces Cube’s commitment to its employees and its increasingly institutional clientele."

(press release)

Cube Capital is a global alternatives firm that employs 49 people and manages approximately $1.2 billion. The company has offices in London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Moscow and Kiev. Its activities are spread across three main platforms: multi-manager hedge funds, single-strategy hedge funds and real estate.

The Cube Global Multi-Strategy (CGMS) Fund won "Best Global Multi-Strategy FoHF $500m-$1bn" at the InvestHedge Awards in March 2011 and “Best Overall Fund of Hedge Funds” at the HFMWeek Awards in May 2011.

See our last articles on Cube Capital:
07.03.2011 Opalesque Exclusive: Cube predicts doubling of institutional investment in hedge funds Source
17.03.2010 Opalesque Exclusive: Cube's real estate hedge fund keeps exposure to Singapore low, expects returns from Hong Kong and Australia (2) Source
16.03.2010 Opalesque Exclusive: Cube Capital: Tokyo real estate prospects will remain positive even if Japan's long-term prospects are not (1) Source


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