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Newedge boosts prime clearing group with three new hirings

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Newedge has made three senior appointments within the Alternative Investment Solutions division of its Prime Clearing Services business.

James Shekerdemian has joined the firm as head of origination and structuring for the AIS division in EMEA. He has spent the last five years as a member of the EMEA prime brokerage sales and origination team at JP Morgan.

In his new role at Newedge, Shekerdemian will be responsible for driving the further growth of the AIS business and overseeing the continued build-out of Newedge’s equity franchise in the EMEA region.

Charles Hill has been named deputy head of