UBS Announces Global Head of Hedge Fund Distribution

June 24, 2011 ( - UBS announced the appointment of John Dyment as Global Head of Hedge Fund Distribution, based in New York. 

Dyment will be responsible for the management and development of UBS’s hedge fund franchise, with global functional responsibility for sales, capital introduction and business consultancy services to the hedge fund community within Global Prime Services. He will also have responsibility for coordinating all hedge fund sales activities across the Investment Bank’s FICC and Equity Divisions.  

According to the announcement, Dyment comes to UBS from Shumway Capital Partners, where he was President, and previously served as Managing Director at Deutsche Bank, where he managed the Global Hedge Fund Capital Group. Prior to Deutsche Bank, Dyment worked for Goldman Sachs, building the firm’s capital introduction and consulting services businesses. 

“John comes to UBS with deep knowledge and experience, and we are pleased that he will lead our hedge fund distribution business globally,” said Yassine Bouhara, UBS Co-Head of Global Equities, in the announcement. “We are equally pleased to demonstrate continued investment in our senior team in the Americas, which is of critical importance to our global business.”   


Sara Kelly