The European family office has appointed Rupert Hague-Holmes as a director in its private client and trust department. He joins from Kleinwort Benson, where he was head of legal services and group legal director. Hague-Holmes was also previously managing director of Close Brothers’s offshore businesses.
Tito Soso has been appointed group chief financial officer at the professional services firm. He initially joined Charles Taylor as interim chief financial officer in October 2012, and was most recently a managing director at Investcorp.
Palamon Capital Partners
The private equity firm has elected Jean Bonnavion and Ricardo Caupers to its partnership. Bonnavion joined Palamon in 2005 from Bain & Company. He has also held roles at French Railways. Caupers joined in 2009 from Boston Consulting Group.
GAIN Capital Holdings
The online trading services company has appointed Joe Wald as executive vice president, head of institutional. He was most recently head of Knight Direct, Knight Capital’s institutional electronic trade execution business.
The investment services provider has announced two appointments to its UK asset management distribution team. Kevin Bull joins as strategic alliance development director from Hearthstone Investments. Simon Pinner joins as sales director from Scottish Widows Investment Partnership, where he was head of sales support.
James Cole has been appointed partner in the law firm’s London-based securities and capital markets and hedge funds practices. He was previously a partner and head of Weil Gotshal & Manges’s London capital markets and hedge funds practice groups. Cole focuses his practice on all aspects of capital markets transactions.