Go to Investment Europe homepage
  • Register for Investment Europe
  • Join Investment Europe’s LinkedIn group
  • Follow Investment Europe on Twitter
  • Investment Europe on your mobile
  • Investment Europe RSS feeds

Sciens appoints ex Citi executive CIO of alternatives

  • By: Anna Fedorova
  • 24 Oct 2012
  • Be the first to comment
farhang-mehregani-sciens

Sciens Capital Management Group has appointed Farhang Mehregani (pictured) chief investment officer of Sciens Alternative Investments.

He will report to Stavros Siokos, chief executive of Sciens Alternative Investments, and will also be a member of the investment committee for the fund of funds business.

Before joining Sciens Capital, Mehregani ran the Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa (CEEMEA) equities business at Citi between 2008 and 2011.

In his time at Citi, he has managed a $1bn hedge fund seeding business and helped build out several proprietary trading units in Europe and Asia.

Mehregani's 15 years career has taken him to New York, London, Tokyo and Dubai. He graduated from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr Siokos said, "Farhang will focus on strategic initiatives that can leverage Sciens' strengths to offer institutional and high net worth investors a seamless entry point into the liquid alternative investments market."

The alternative investments arm of the business covers hedge funds, managed account services, investment services and advisory solutions. As a group, Sciens has approximately $4.8bn in assets under management.

The group employs over 100 people globally with its principal offices in New York, London, Guernsey and Athens.

Visitors Comment

blog comments powered by Disqus

Market

Regions

European map
Benelux France Iberia Italy Germany Switzerland Austria Emerging Europe Scandinavia UK Ireland

Print Edition

Events

david-sugarman-polar-capital

Polar's Sugarman to speak on convertible bonds at Zurich Forum

David Sugarman, fund manager for Polar Capital, will discuss convertible bonds at the InvestmentEurope Pension Fund Forum held in Zurich on 15 May.

ana-harris-state-street

SSgA's Harris to discuss smart beta at Zurich Pension Forum

Anna Paula Harris, portfolio strategist for the global equity beta solutions group at State Street Global Advisors (SSgA), will address smart beta strategies at the InvestmentEurope Pension Forum to be held in Zurich on 15 May.