Sam DeRosa-Farag was named senior strategist at Marinus Capital Advisors, company spokeswoman Ali Pearce confirmed in an e-mail.
The position is new. Mr. DeRosa-Farag is responsible for providing research and helping create customized credit strategies for the firm's clients. He reports to Najib Canaan, chief investment officer and managing partner at Marinus.
Mr. Derosa-Farag was a managing director and portfolio strategist at Morgan Creek Capital Management. Although he was not replaced, his responsibilities merged into Signet Capital Management when Morgan Creek acquired the firm in May, according to company spokesman Zach Kouwe.