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BDO Stoy Hayward builds up Fof team

BDO Stoy Hayward has bolstered its alternative fund of funds team with the appointments of John Smutniak, Dev Jadeja and Rahul Saito.

Smutniak joins the firm from Lyonross Capital Management, where he managed a number of alternative Fofs.

Previous experience includes two years researching global mining stocks at Harvard and four years with consultancy firm Charles River in Boston.

Jadeja joins as a hedge fund analyst. He worked at Old Mutual Asset Managers, where he was assistant portfolio manager on the hedge fund team, with a focus on quantitative and funda- mental equity, macro programmes and fixed income.

Saito also joins as a hedge fund analyst from RMF (Man Group), where he spent the past three years, two of which were in Tokyo covering Asian managers while co-managing the firm’s macro and emerging markets funds.

BDO Stoy Hayward Investment Management chief investment officer Shaun Port says: “These latest appointments are part of the ongoing strengthening and growth of our alternative investments fund of fund team here at BDO Stoy Hayward Investment Management.

“John Smutniak, Dev Jadeja and Rahul Saito bring a wealth of knowledge and experience and we look forward to working with them in continuing to offer our clients access to the best possible investment opportunities.”

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