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Barclays Wealth beefs up hedge fund expertise

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Barclays Wealth, an investor in hedge funds for its clients, has expanded its alternative investment origination and distribution teams with a number of senior hires. Sarah Newman, who has 14 years of experience within the equity derivatives and fund linked products/derivatives businesses at JP Morgan Chase, BNP Paribas and at Credit Suisse, has been named head of hedge fund origination.
 
Newman and Boudewijn Jansen, who joins as head of private equity origination, will report to Thomas Fekete, EMEA head of investment products at Barclays Wealth. Boudewijn, who has joined from HSBC Alternative Investments Limited, was responsible for developing the