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Del Missier becomes sole president of BarCap

Jerry del Missier has been appointed sole president of Barclays Capital, the investment banking arm of Barclays Bank. He remains based in London. The move comes after the resignation of Grant Kvalheim, his New York-based co-president.

FX Concepts hires in options

FX Concepts, a New York-based currency manager, has hired two options specialists to enhance its quantitative research, foreign exchange options and non-directional strategies management.

Lau-Hansen named marketing head at Primus

Primus Financial Products, an AAA-rated company offering credit risk protection on investment grade corporates, financials and sovereigns, has hired Candace Lau-Hansen from JP Morgan Chase as its new global head of marketing.

Riskmetrics aims for hedge funds

Peter Davies, recently appointed vice-chairman of New York-based risk management vendor Riskmetrics, has said the alternative investment industry - specifically hedge funds and funds of funds - is an area of focus for the company.