People moves

BlueCrest recruits new head of global EM research and strategy

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BlueCrest Capital Management, the $24 billion alternative asset manager led by Mike Platt, has appointed Jaime Valdivia as head of global emerging markets research and strategy. He joins from the Emerging Sovereign Group – where he was a partner, portfolio manager and director of global macro research, specialising in global sovereign credit and rates strategy.  

Valdivia has previously been head of global emerging markets research at Morgan Stanley and was also the desk economist for Peru at the International Monetary Fund – where he played a key role in the country’s debt restructuring and return to the international