GLOBAL - Cardano, Lombard Odier, Standish Mellon AM, First Eagle Investments, William Blair & Co, BGC Partners

Cardano UK - Stephanie Bruneau has joined the London-based management team while Anna Genda is now part of the client team. Bruneau previously spent five years at GAM, analysing and recommending credit and multi-strategy funds. Gerda was at Mercer as an analyst in the investment consulting business.

Lombard Odier - Kevin Corrigan has joined the group as head of credit, based in London. He previously worked at Goldman Sachs Asset Management.

Standish Mellon Asset Management - Simon Surtees has joined as fixed income product specialist to look after non-US prospects in business development, as part of the international wholesale team. He joined the firm at the beginning of the year from Gartmore Investment Management.

First Eagle Investments - Bridget Macaskill has taken over as CEO of the asset management firm, having joined in 2009 as president and COO. John Arnhold will move from the CEO role to become chairman and CIO.

William Blair & Co - Daniel P. Charles will take up a newly-created role at the firm on 10 March as global head of distribution. Having previously been national head of sales at Bank of America Institutional Investment Solutions, he will report to Michelle R. Seitz, CFA, head of investment management and a member of the firm's executive committee.

BGC Partners - Charles Ostroumoff has joined the firm to help grow the property derivatives desk. He previously worked for Eurex as a consultant.

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