Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company had added another four partners to the firm.
The California-based fund of hedge funds firm announced in a statement released Wednesday that Ronan Cosgrave, Putri Pascualy, Anne-Gaelle Pouille and Jeffrey Willardon have been promoted to partners as part of its effort to develop its employee-ownership and ongoing succession plan.
PAAMCO CEO Jane Buchan said that the four new partners came through the firm’s Associate program.
Cosgrave, the sector specialist for convertible bond hedging, joined PAAMCO in 2005; Pascualy, PAAMCO’s senior credit strategist, entered the firm in 2006 and was previously an economist at Cornerstone; Pouille is the portfolio manager for PAAMCO’s Pacific corporate opportunities commingled fund; lastly, Willardson started working at PAAMCO in 2007 as a member of the firm’s portfolio construction group and a portfolio manager in the portfolio solutions group.
The appointments bring the total number of active partners at PAAMCO to 18.
Founded in 2000, PAAMCO has about $8.6 billion in assets under management.