Hedge Funds

Former BofA man Davis takes COO job at SDS


Rob Davis, a former senior executive within Banc of America Securities' prime brokerage division, has been named chief operating officer of SDS Capital Partners, a Greenwich, Conn.-based long/short hedge fund.

SDS, founded in 2000 by Steve Derby, employs about 15 people. Davis will be helping to manage and grow the business.

Davis, a former managing director and sales manager at the bank's prime brokerage division, is well known in the industry through his work with Hedge Funds Care, a charity devoted to fighting child abuse (see related item below).