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CFA Institute appoints President and CEO

CFA Institute

CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals that sets the highest standards for education, ethics and professionalism, has named Paul Smith, CFA, currently managing director, APAC and global head, Institutional Partnerships at CFA Institute, as its new president and CEO, effective immediately.

Houlihan Lokey appoint new Managing Director

For Hire

Houlihan Lokey, the international investment bank, today announced that Pierre Gaulier has joined the firm as a Managing Director in its Industrials Group, covering the diversified industrials sector. He is based in London.

BNY Mellon acquires Cutwater Asset Management

Business Hand Shake

BNY Mellon has announced the successful acquisition on January 2, 2015, of Cutwater Asset Management ("Cutwater"), a U.S.-based fixed income and solutions specialist with a 20-year track record and approximately $22bn in assets under management.