Hedge Funds

Nicholas-Applegate adds U.S. financial analyst

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Nicholas-Applegate Capital Management, the global fund shop owned by the U.S. subsidiary of global insurer Allianz AG, has added Todd Buechs as an analyst covering U.S. financials.

Buechs, a former Marine and veteran of the first Gulf War, will join the firm in September from research shop Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., a division of Alliance Capital Management, where he has been an associate analyst for nearly two years covering bulge bracket brokerage firms.