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Kenmar to open London office

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Kenmar Group has opened the London arm of Signature Advisors, the single manager arm of the Rye Brook-based alternative investment business.

To run it, the firm has hired Stephen Kingham as managing director of global distribution for Signature, which provides global investors with access to individual managers. Kingham has joined from RBS (ABN AMRO) and Zurich Capital Markets (UK).

It is expected that managers represented by Signature will offer managed accounts to institutional investors through Kenmar Group's ClariTy Managed Account & Analytics Platform.

Founded in 1983, Kenmar has four business units: global institutional multi-manager business; US multi-manager funds; single