Manind Govil, CFA, was named one of Institutional Investor News’ “20 Rising Stars of Mutual Funds.” Govil is portfolio manager of RS Investments’ RS Core Equity Fund. He joined the company in October 2006 and since then the fund has gone “from being a losing fund to one that beats the S&P 500” by nearly 50%.
(Reported in Institutional Investor; January 2008.) http://www.iinews.com/site/pdfs/RS_MutualFund_Govil.pdf
(Reported by RS Investments; March 4, 2008.)
Nathan Lee, CFA, has joined Hagin Investment Management’s portfolio and risk management team as a partner. Lee was previously a risk manager at Tremblant Capital LLC and head of the portfolio management unit at HSBC Asset Management North America.
(Reported by Hagin Investment Management; March 12, 2008.)
Adam Steinberg, CFA, has become a director of Morgan Joseph & Co. Inc.’s Corporate Finance group. He’ll continue to focus on the gaming and leisure industries that he covered as an equity security analyst for the company. Before joining the company, Steinberg was director of business evaluation at GTECH Corp.
(Reported by Morgan Joseph; March 10, 2008.)
Richard A. Stewart, CFA, is joining Advisors Asset Management as senior vice president of Unit Investment Trusts, where he will be “responsible for all aspects of the AAM UIT business, including sales, trading and product development.” Stewart is previously a UIT product manager for UBS Financial Services, Inc.
(Reported by BusinessWire; March 4, 2008)
Charles Stryker, CFA, is now the managing director at Capstone Valuation Services, LLC. He was previously a partner at Trenwith Valuation, LLC.http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=204322&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=1115047&highlight
Bradley Wright, CFA, CPA, has been appointed as executive vice president and chief financial officer at FBR Capital Markets Corporation, and will also be a member of the firm's executive committee. Wright worked at Bear Stearns for 12 years, where he was most recently a senior managing director, and also worked at Price Waterhouse for 14 years.
(Reported by FBR Capital Markets; March 4, 2008)