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BTG Pactual hires ex-BofA Merrill credit trading head Rick

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BTG Pactual, the fast-growing independent investment bank and asset management group, has made a senior addition to the London-based portfolio management team on its well-performing flagship BTG Pactual Global Emerging Markets and Macro Fund with the hiring of the former head of prop credit trading at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Experienced credit trader Ben Rick is joining the team to add European credit trading capabilities to the GEMM fund. Rick joins BTG Pactual as a partner and will report to London-based managing partner Antoine Estier.

Rick is a highly-regarded figure in the European credit trading world. Previously