London-based Finisterre hires U.S. marketing chief

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Finisterre Capital, the specialist emerging markets hedge fund firm based in London, has hired David Jonas to head up its U.S. sales and marketing effort.

Jonas will work from the firm’s Stamford, Connecticut office. He previously held senior roles at XTF Global Asset Management, Van Eck Global, PanAgora Asset Management and Neuberger Berman.

Founded in 2002 by former investment bankers Tom Priday, Paul Crean, Yan Swiderski and Frode Foss-Skiftesvi, last year the firm sold a minority stake to Bermuda-based XL Capital.

"We welcome David. Following the development of our strategic relationship with XL Capital Ltd, key additions to