People News: BNP Paribas, LMR Partners

Hiring CV Resume

BNP Paribas Securities Services has appointed Philippe Benoit the head of its Asia Pacific operations, effective Friday.

Reuters reports that Benoit, based in Hong Kong, replaces Lawrence Au, who will remain with the bank as executive adviser, the company said.

In the meantime, Bloomberg News reports that LMR Partners, a hedge-fund firm with $2bn of assets, hired Johan Tellvik as a manager in Hong Kong to focus on investing in initial public offerings and secondary placements, said an executive.

Tellvik will run a pool of investments betting on rising and falling stocks globally with a focus on equity capital-markets events.

BNP Paribas Securities appoints Philippe Benoit Asia Pacific head

Hedge Fund LMR Hires Former Brevan Howard Manager Johan Tellvik

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