Barker joins Fink at ISAM

Rod Barker, a leading figure in the global hedge fund industry, has joined hedge fund &ldquo;godfather&rdquo; Stanley Fink at his International Standard Asset Management (ISAM) hedge fund. Barker will work alongside Fink as a director, and will focus on the group&rsquo;s plans to launch several new funds in coming months. The group&rsquo;s flagship Global Macro fund has delivered 19 per cent growth since its June 2007 launch. Barker joins from Renaissance Investment Management where he was chief executive.<br />