Frank Frecentese was named global head of hedge fund research by Lyxor Asset Management, confirmed Mehdi Aliouat, a company spokesman.
Mr. Frecentese is based in Lyxor's New York office and reports to Lionel Erdely and Nicolas Gaussel, co-chief investment officers.
Mr. Frecentese joined Lyxor in May as managing director and deputy global head of hedge fund research, Mr. Aliouat confirmed. He replaced Dennis Heskel as the firm's leader of global hedge fund research, overseeing teams in New York and throughout Asia and Europe, Mr. Aliouat said. Mr. Heskel will retire in October.
Mr. Frecentese was managing director, global hedge fund investments, at Citi Private Bank.