Hedge Funds

Alson hires new COO

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Alson Capital Partners, the $2.6 billion long/short equity shop in New York, has hired Soleil Nathwani from Third Point Management as chief operating officer and head of investor relations. She replaces Danielle Sherwood, who is leaving to spend more time with her family.

Nathwani was a director of investor relations at Third Point. She was previously a vice president at Goldman Sachs, working in the equities division's capital introduction group and global securities services unit.

Alson was founded by Neil Barsky in 2002, after Barsky split from Midtown Capital Management. Barsky co-founded Midtown with Scott Siprelle, who went