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Former Investment Banker and Head of Investment Strategy at Man Group joins Fintech PremiaLab

 

PremiaLab, has today announced the appointment of Mr. Fest as CFO as part of its expansion global expansion. Mr. Fest served as Head of Investment Strategy at Man Group, and held senior positions at Barclays Investment Bank and Mckinsey.

Previously, Mr. Fest was CFO of Fintech Ebury from May 2019 (majority aquired by Banco Santander) and Molo Tech, the UK’s first digital mortgage lender.

Mr. Fest has over 15 years’ investment banking experience in asset management, capital markets and Fintech. He will be responsible for further supporting the firm’s growth in multiple locations across AsiaEurope and the US.

Adrien Geliot, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of PremiaLab said: “We are delighted to welcome Martin to the team. His extensive industry expertise will allow us to further structure our business in multiple locations globally and deploy our ambitious growth strategy.”

The hire follows multiple senior appointements within PremiaLab including John Macpherson former Managing Director at Goldman Sachs, Nomura and Citibank.

Recognized as the reference for data and risk analytics on quantitative strategies, PremiaLab’s capital markets infrastructure is used by leading asset managers, insurance companies and pensions funds to  accelerate their digitalization to enhance performance and risk controls while reducing costs.

Mr. Fest holds an MBA from INSEAD and a diploma in engineering, finance and controlling from Technische Universität Braunschweig.

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Former Head of Listed Derivatives at Goldman Sachs, Nomura and Citi joins Fintech PremiaLab

 

PremiaLab, has today announced the appointment of Mr. John Macpherson as Senior Advisor as part of its expansion in Europe. Mr. Macpherson served as Managing Director at Goldman Sachs from 2004 until 2013, then Nomura and Citibank as global head of listed derivatives.

Mr. Macpherson was appointed CEO of BMLL Technologies in 2016, resigning from the firm in August 2019.

Mr. Macpherson has over 20 years’ investment banking experience in capital markets and derivatives strategies. He will be responsible for further supporting the firm’s business development efforts in Europe, specifically leveraging insights from PremiaLab unique dataset on quantitative investment strategies.

Adrien Geliot, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of PremiaLab said: “We are delighted to welcome John to the team. His extensive expertise in derivatives combined with deep understanding of institutional investors will allow us to further scale our commercial presence and deploy our ambitious growth strategy.”

Mr. Macpherson will join the advisory board alongside Mr. Daniel Fields, former global head of markets at Societe Generale who joined the firm in July 2019.

Recognized as the reference for data and risk analytics on quantitative strategies, PremiaLab’s capital markets infrastructure is used by leading asset managers, insurance companies and pensions funds to accelerate their digitalization to enhance performance and risk controls while reducing costs.

Mr. Macpherson is Deputy Chair of the UK Investment Association Engine platform.

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PAAMCO, Investcorp and Risk Premium Investments’s former executive joins Fintech PremiaLab

 

PremiaLab, has today announced the appointment of Mr. Todd Groth, CFA as  Senior Product Specialist as part of the expansion of its US team. Mr. Groth served as Managing Director at Risk Premium Investments from September 2015 to December 2019, and held previous senior positions at PAAMCO and Investcorp.

Mr. Groth has over 10 years’ experience involving alternative and risk premia investment strategies. He will be responsible to further support the firm’s business development efforts in North America specifically leveraging insights from PremiaLab unique dataset on quantitative investment strategies.

Adrien Geliot, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of PremiaLab said: “We are delighted to welcome Todd to the team. His extensive technical expertise in alternatives and quantitative strategies combined with deep understanding of institutional investors needs will allow our clients to further extract value from our data and analytics.

The announcement follows recent senior appointments at PremiaLab including Andrew Baehr former senior executive at Morgan Stanley, BNP Paribas, Credit Suisse, and Risk Premium Investments.

Recognized as the reference for data and risk analytics on quantitative strategies, PremiaLab’s capital markets infrastructure is used by leading asset managers, insurance companies and pensions funds, accelerating their digitalization to enhance performance and risk control while reducing costs.

Mr. Groth holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from University of California, San Diego, a MS in Mechanical Engineering from University of California, Los Angeles, and a Master of Financial Engineering from UCLA Anderson School of Management. He is a CFA® charter holder.