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GLOBAL - Aviva Investors, BNP Paribas Investment Partners, Centaur Fund Services, Lyxor Asset Management, UBS, Unigestion

Aviva Investors - Raphaelle Moysan has been named client portfolio manager for fixed income, joining from National Australia Bank and reporting to Anne-Sophie Girault, the firm's head of client portfolio management for fixed income. At NAB, Moysan was sales director for fixed income structures, with a focus on the European market. Prior to this, she worked for JP Morgan, as well as Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch.

BNP Paribas Investment Partners - Following the recent merger of Fortis Investments, Christian Petter has been named chief executive for central and eastern Europe. Petter, who has been head of Investment Partners in Austria since 2002, was also head of business development for eastern Europe and was previously chief executive at Raiffeisen International Funds in charge of RCM fund sales.

Centaur Fund Services - Gavan McGuire has been named head of business development, joining from Citi, where he was director of alternative investment services sales and relationship management, with previous experience at Citi Hedge Fund Services.

Lyxor Asset Management - Simon Klein will join as head of ETF for Europe in the new year, based in Frankfurt and reporting to David Escoffier, co-head of global
equity flow at Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking. Klein joins from Deutsche Bank, where he headed up the company's ETF and ETC sales across continental Europe. Luxor has also announced the appointment of Nizam Hamid as head of ETF strategy and deputy head of ETF Europe. He joins from BlackRock, where he was head of ETF strategy for the EMEA region.

UBS - Tom Naratil and Sergio Ermotti will join the group executive board in the new year. In addition to sitting on the board, Naratil will become group chief financial officer as of June 2011, following the announcement that John Cryan will step down. Since last year, he has been both chief financial and chief risk officer at UBS Wealth Management Americas. Ermotti, who will assume his new role in April next year, joins from UniCredit, where he was group deputy chief executive officer in charge of corporate, investment and private banking.

Unigestion - Fiona Frick, Régis Martin, Patrick Fenal and Alexei Jourovski will soon assume new roles at the company, with Frick becoming chief executive following Fenal's appointment to the board as deputy chairman. Martin will retain his position of chief financial officer, but take on the role of deputy chief executive, while Jourovski has been promoted from head of investments in the equities team to head of equities to take the place vacated by Frick. All moves will become effective in the new year.

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