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MacDonald joins fast-growing Aquila as managing director


Aquila Capital, one of Europe´s leading alternative investment managers with over $5 billion in assets, has announced the appointment of hedge fund industry veteran Stuart MacDonald as managing director to assist in developing the firm’s growing institutional business.

MacDonald joins Aquila Capital from Gems Advisors, having previously worked in a senior capacity at a number of firms including Henderson Global Investors, West Merchant Bank and Buchanan Partners.

In addition to many years of developing UK and international institutional clients, MacDonald hosts the award-winning investment radio show “The Naked Short Club” on London radio station Resonance 104.4FM.

Aquila managing director Roland Schulz said: