Vedula Murti was named portfolio manager and head of Duff Capital Advisors long/short investment team focusing on utilities and power companies and Morid Kamshad was named portfolio manager and leader of the long/short team targeting financial services firms, confirmed spokeswoman Monica Everett. Both positions and investment teams are new.
Mr. Murti was a senior portfolio manager at Tribeca Global Management, which closed in September 2007. Mr. Kamshad was a senior portfolio manager at Pequot Capital Management, responsible for the firms Global Financial Services Fund, a spokeswoman for the company confirmed. No replacement for Mr. Kamshad has been named, a Pequot spokeswoman said.