SWFI First Read, April 6, 2017

Citigroup Hires Shawn Borisoff as MD on Global Asset Managers Team

Citigroup hired Shawn Borisoff to be a managing director on its global asset managers team which covers Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) private equity deals. Borisoff will remain in London for the role and report to Anthony Diamandakis and Christian Anderson, executives at Citigroup. Previously, he worked at UBS as a managing director since 2007. Before that, Borisoff had a stint at HSBC.

Citadel Hires Macquarie Specialist as Head of Commodities

Citadel LLC named Sebastian Barrack as head of commodities. The commodity trading unit is involved in activities such as trading gasoline crack spreads. Barrack will start effective July 2017 and be based in Chicago. Before Citadel, Barrack was Co-Head of Metals, Mining and Agriculture at Macquarie Group – being with the firm since 1996.

The last official Head of Commodities, besides founder Ken Griffin running the unit in the interim, was Mark Stainton. Mark Stainton became Citadel’s head of global equities.

CDPQ Invests in Eddyfi Technologies

At the end of March, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) invested C$ 36.5 million in Eddyfi, a Québec City-based developer of inspection equipment and software for the industrial sector, for a minority equity stake. Eddyfi is specialized in the development of equipment and software used to detect cracks, corrosion and other anomalies on different types of structures – utilizing advanced non-destructive testing (NDT) technologies.[ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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