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The asset manager has added Alan Bridges to its global rates team as investment director of UK rates. Bridges has 27 years’ experience in global fixed income, most recently at UBS Global Asset Management where he was a senior portfolio manager. Prior to that he worked in a number of senior positions at ABN Amro, Morley and Citibank. Bridges will be responsible for all aspects of the management of gilt and index linked bond funds, including the development of the investment process.

Arle Capital Partners
The London-based private equity firm has announced that Dr Peter Goode will join its senior team as partner. Goode was most recently managing director and chief executive officer of the Transfield Services Group and has also held the positions of chief executive officer of Vetco International and executive chairman of Aibel. He brings with him over 30 years’ experience in the energy and natural resources sector.

MetLife
In a push to grow their independent financial advisor (IFA) distribution channels ahead of changes imposed by the retail distribution review, the life insurer has appointed Gary Powell as regional sales director for the central region of the UK and has promoted Mike Hocking to the role of IFA sales director. Powell joins from Capstone Financial where he was group sales director. Prior to this, he worked at St James Place where he progressed from consultant to senior sales manager.

Hamptons International
The residential property company has expanded its development land and planning team, appointing Matt Henderson as an associate development agent. Henderson will be responsible for land acquisitions and disposals in London. He arrives from Savills where he specialised in the development agency and consultancy sector. Henderson also has experience of residential development investment gained at Strutt & Parker.