Anson H. Beard and Bernard Lee were named directors at BlackRock Fund of Funds Group. Both positions are new. Mr. Beard will evaluate managers used in BlackRock's hedge fund-of-funds program. Mr. Beard, a former associate at Tiger Management, most recently was founder, managing partner and portfolio manager of Archimedes Capital Partners, a long-short equity fund, which is now closed. Mr. Lee will handle risk analytics. He was a principal and head of quantitative research at Allianz Hedge Fund Partners. Madhav Misra, CIO of Allianz HFP, did not return a call seeking information about Mr. Lee's replacement.
Peter Dartly rejoined Pequot Capital Management from retirement as vice chairman and director of business development, both new positions. He had been director of trading.