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GLG Partners appoints Raffaele Costa as new co-head of global marketing

Wednesday, February 03, 2010
Opalesque Industry Updates - GLG Partners LP, the asset manager, announced the appointment of Raffaele Costa as the co-Head of Marketing. Raffaele, 40, will work alongside Emmanuel Roman, the firm’s co-CEO, to develop and execute GLG’s global product and distribution strategy.

“Raffaele has been with GLG since we started in 1995 and has been responsible for originating and managing many of the firm’s key account relationships,” said Pierre Lagrange, Partner and Founder of GLG. “This gives him an unrivalled understanding of our existing and potential investors, and a strong sense of the products we should be offering.”

Raffaele has been tasked with enhancing GLG’s distribution through its expanding international franchise. He will also refine GLG’s product strategy, developing and marketing new products in both the alternative and long-only space.

Raffaele joined GLG as a portfolio manager specialising in US and European equities, before being made a Principal in 1998. Prior to GLG, he was at Goldman Sachs. Corporate website: www.glgpartners.com

- FG

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