Hedge Funds

DKR beefs up investor realtions with Burnside


DKR Capital, the $2.8 billion Stamford-based group which is best known for its DKR Soundshore convertible fund, has boosted its investor relations efforts with the appointment of David Burnside, formerly of Goldman Sachs Asset Management. He will run the firm's new London office.

Burnside is well known in the European investor community. He worked at Goldman Sachs prime brokerage in London where he was responsible for the capital introduction effort before moving to the GSAM fund of funds operation where he led the institutional sales efforts in London.