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BNP taps Hale as European head of hedge fund relationships


BNP Paribas has appointed Stephen Hale as head of hedge fund relationship management for Europe in a move aimed at strengthening further the bank’s European coverage of leading hedge funds.

Hale joined the bank’s investor relationship management team in London in April and reports to Stefano Blotto, head of investor relationship management in Europe. He joined from Barclays Capital where he spent 11 years as head of rates sales for Europe, global head of cross-product sales for hedge funds and, latterly, hedge funds relationship manager.

In his new role, BNP Paribas said Hale would help the team to