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Quant macro manager Harmonic adds sales veteran Smith as partner


Harmonic Capital Partners, the London-based hedge fund manager specialising in trading quantitative long/short macro strategies, has announced the appointment of experienced hedge fund marketing executive Alastair Smith as a new partner of the firm.
Smith joins Harmonic from Polar Capital, where he was a sales director. He was previously head of sales at leading systematic trading firm Aspect Capital and also formerly worked at GAM and Man Investments.
Richard Conyers, founding partner of Harmonic Capital Partners, commented: “Alastair’s arrival is a significant development for Harmonic as we look to broaden our client base and deliver the best service