Hedge Funds

Muir joins Merlin brokerage


J.P. Muir is leaving Deutsche Bank's prime brokerage sales effort after four years to become a partner at Merlin Securities, a prime brokerage boutique based in New York and San Francisco.

In making the move, Muir is rejoining several former colleagues from his days in prime brokerage sales at Bank of America, where he worked for more than three years.

At the helm of Merlin is Steve Vermut, the founder and former chief executive of the Bank of America prime brokerage. Other Merlin staffers previously with Bank of America are technology officer Amr Mohamed, Andrew Lando, founder of Bank of