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The Cambridge Strategy appoints Alex Shaw as head of European sales

Monday, February 13, 2012
Opalesque Industry Update - The Cambridge Strategy, a leading asset management firm offering active currency alpha, currency overlay, emerging markets equity and global macro programmes, announces the appointment of Alex Shaw as Head of European Sales.

In this role Mr Shaw will help grow relationships with existing and prospective clients and consultants in the UK and European region.

Peter Henricks, Chief Executive of The Cambridge Strategy, said, “We are delighted that Alex has joined us at this very exciting time for the business. His extensive experience in the UK and European institutional markets is an excellent addition to the existing team as we look to grow the business further”.

Mr Shaw gained his client management and sales experience at Arden Asset Management, GAM and Merrill Lynch Investment Managers.

The Cambridge Strategy was established in 2004, is employee owned and is headquartered in London with offices in Hong Kong, Sydney and New York City. Its principals have spent the majority of their careers trading and investing in emerging market currencies and equities.

Chairman Edward Baker is former Chief Investment Officer of Emerging Markets equities at AllianceBernstein. Chief Investment Officer Russell Thompson is former Head of Trading for AIG Asia and Mr Henricks was previously Chief Executive Officer of Alliance Capital in Asia.

The firm offers currency (global, Asian and emerging markets) alpha portfolios, active currency overlay, emerging markets equity and emerging markets macro strategies. It has developed and published unique methods for managing volatility and “left side” tail and extreme risk.

(press release)

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