<strong>Henderson New Star</strong><br />Asset manager Henderson Global Investors has appointed Mark Carpenter, a director in its property division, as head of its Henderson New Star property funds, replacing Roger Dossett. Dossett, who was head of New Star's property team before Henderson took over New Star in April, will leave Henderson later this year to pursue his own property interests, the asset management company said in a statement.<br /><br /><strong>Jefferies International</strong><br />The UK subsidiary of investment bank Jefferies Group has appointed Bernal Vargas as managing director and head of US equity sales into Europe and Cameron Kissel as senior vice-president of US equity sales into Europe. Owen Jacob was named as senior vice-president and European cash equities trader, James Grzinic as a senior vice-president and head of European Retail Equity Research, and Charlotte Andrews as a vice-president and marketing analyst. <br /><br /><strong>Chuo Mitsui Trust International</strong><br />CMTI, the global arm of Chuo Mitsui Asset Trust and Banking, Japan&rsquo;s second largest trust bank, has appointed&nbsp; Makoto Nakamura as managing director of its London office. Nakamura will oversee Chuo Mitsui&rsquo;s international strategy. <br /><br /><strong>Watson Wyatt </strong><br />The investment consulting firm has placed Sarah Green on its Implementation team as a consultant based in the Reigate office. She joins from Paternoster.<br /><br /><strong>JP Morgan </strong><br />US banking giant JP Morgan has hired Chan Bhima, previously at Merrill Lynch, to run its global coal business and its gas, power and environmental markets trading in London.&nbsp; <br /><br /><strong>BlueCrest Capital Management</strong><br />Alternative asset manager BlueCrest has appointed Matthew Weir as chief risk officer. Weir joins from New Smith Capital Partners.<br /><br /><strong>Hawkpoint Partners</strong><br />The corporate finance advisory firm has appointed Shaun Holmes as a director within its restructuring advisory team. Holmes joins from RBS.<br /><br /><strong>MGM Advantage</strong><br />The retirement income specialist has appointed Geoff Shanks as chief financial officer. Shanks joins from Zurich Financial Services.<br /><br /><strong>Alvarez &amp; Marsal</strong><br />The professional services firm has made Julian Jones managing director of its London team. It also named Gunter Degitz as a managing director and Jochen Benz as a senior director to develop its A&amp;M Dispute Analysis &amp; Forensic Services practice in Germany.