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Finisterre details appointments of new portfolio managers


Finisterre Capital, the long/short emerging market total return specialist, has confirmed the appointment of two new portfolio managers, Maxim Safonov and Rahul Sharma, as part of its efforts to expand the business in the wake of the recent acquisition of a majority stake by US-based asset management group Principal Global Investors.

Safonov has joined the management team on the firm’s Finisterre Global Opportunity Fund, where he will be responsible for FX and local rates trading. He joins Finisterre from FrontPoint Global Macro Emerging Markets Fund, where he traded rates, credit, FX, equities and commodities.

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