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Man appoints Lagrange as Asia chairman

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Pierre Lagrange
Man Group’s regional expansion in Asia has taken a decisive step forward with two high-level appointments.

Pierre Lagrange, who is a member of Man’s executive committee, was appointed the group’s new chairman for Asia. Lagrange was a co-founder of GLG Partners, which was acquired by Man last year.

Man also hired David Mercurio, a senior portfolio at the Singapore-controlled sovereign fund GIC, to lead its Asia equity team and to co-head the group’s global equity strategies. He will be reporting to Lagrange, who despite having ascended to the chairmanship of Man Asia, will