Lombard Odier Investment Managers has confirmed new senior
management appointments in the wake of the departure of Aziz
Nahas – who was formerly CIO of equities at the group
and the founder of its successful 1798 hedge fund operation
– to set up his own business.
Nahas, who was based in New York, was a highly-rated
equities prop trader and business manager at JP Morgan and
UBS/Dillon Read Capital before joining forces with Lombard
Odier to launch the 1798 business in 2007. He left LOIM at the
end of last year and plans to launch his own firm, although it
is not clear whether this will be based in the US or
LOIM announced that it has appointed...