David Cantillon has left Goldman Sachs to join Morgan Stanley in London as a Managing Director and Head of European Prime Brokerage. Cantillon joins Morgan Stanley from Goldman Sachs where he worked for 12 years, most recently as head of Prime Brokerage Sales in Europe. In this role, he was responsible for business development and sales of prime brokerage and swaps products to hedge funds. Between 1998 and 2004, Cantillon was Head of European Convertible Bonds at Goldman Sachs.
Tullett Prebon Information says Chris Dearie has been apppointed as Head of its Global Direct Feeds service. Dearie is charged with driving Tullett Prebon's Direct Feeds product, which ams to deliver independent OTC market data.
Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) has named Watson Wyatt investment consultant Gideon Nieuwoudt as head of alternative investment research for Europe and Asia, and deputy head of alternative investment research.
Six out of seven buy-side traders from the world's major market centres agree that they add more value now than they did three years ago, according to a global study called 'Buy-side Voice: The Road Ahead', undertaken by Liquidnet and Greenwich Associates. One hundred buy-side traders from the US, Canada, Europe and Asia responded.