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Top Barclays credit trader jumps to Caxton


Peter Agnes joins the firm as a portfolio manager.

 Peter Agnes joins Caxton as a portfolio manager.
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Peter Agnes, the former head of the Credit Opportunities Group at Barclays Capital, has joined Caxton Associates as a portfolio manager.

Agnes had been a managing director at Barclays since December 2008 until this month when he joined Bruce Kovner’s $10.9 billion multistrategy hedge fund in the firm’s New York City office.

Before Barclays, Agnes was director of Global Credit Strategies at UBS from June 2006 to November 2008, according to his LinkedIn profile. He was