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Kepos hires new chief counsel

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Lombard Odier's Simon Raykher replaces Brian Daly, who left for Schulte Roth & Zabel.

   
  Brian Daly
(Photo: Schulte Roth & Zabel)

Kepos Capital, the fast growing quantitative macro hedge fund firm run by former Goldman Sachs quant chief Mark Carhart, has hired a new general counsel.

Simon Raykher will join near yearend from Lombard Odier Asset Management USA, the U.S. division of Swiss private bank Lombard Odier Investment Managers, where he was chief compliance officer and general counsel. Lombard Odier manages $37 billion overall, including $2.1 billion in hedge fund assets.

He replaces Brian Daly, who was a founding partner when Kepos formally launched in November