James Carnegie, a former partner at the Australian buyout firm Archer Capital, was named senior adviser for Blackstone Australia.
Legg Mason’s CEO Mark Fetting stepped down amid struggles to turn around performance and retain client money.
Stephen McGuinness, former co-chief operating officer of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, joined Strategic Value Partners as a senior managing director.
Eric Batchelder, who advised energy and power companies at Goldman, joined Royal Bank of Canada based in New York.
A group of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Brokers that includes Wayne Chrebet, a former wide receiver on the Jets, is joining the wealth management division of Barclays.
UBS is looking for a new chief for its Brazil unit as Lywal Salles prepares to retire.
Craig Delany, former chief operating office of JPMorgan’s mortgage banking unit, will take over the reins of the chief investment office.
Ranji Nagaswami, who was New York City’s first chief investment officer for pensions, joined Bridgewater. BusinessWeek
Sudi Mariappa, who worked with Bill Gross at Pimco as its global head of portfolio management, is headed to the Man Group.
Three gasoline traders at Morgan Stanley are leaving the firm to join Mercuria, a Swiss commodity trading house.
Lionel Assant was named leader of Blackstone’s European private equity operations, as Joseph Baratta was promoted to head of global private equity.