NEW YORK, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Halcyon Asset Management LLC, a leading investment manager with over $10 billion under management, today announced that Rollo R. Wigan has joined the firm's UK office as a Managing Principal with primary responsibility for client relations in Europe, the Middle East, and Australia.
Wigan was most recently Managing Director of Marketing and Client Development at MKP Capital Management, LLC. He held increasingly senior positions there, having joined MKP in March 2002. Wigan holds a B.A. from the University of the West of England, Bristol.
"Halcyon's client base has become more global, and to meet this growing demand we needed a respected industry veteran on the ground in Europe," said Joseph W. Hill, Halcyon's Director of Client Relations and a member of its Executive Committee. "Rollo's unique combination of skills, relationships, and experience will be a major addition to the firm as we continue to serve our clients and expand our business."
Wigan added, "I am very excited to be joining Halcyon. I believe its first-class team and superb reputation as a leading multi-strategy manager will enable the firm to continue its steady growth in serving institutional investors worldwide."
Founded in 1981, Halcyon is a leading multi-strategy investment firm, managing over $10 billion in assets for a diverse group of investors including leading public and private pension funds, endowments, foundations, financial institutions, insurance companies, funds of hedge funds, and high net worth individuals. Halcyon is registered with the SEC and authorized by the United Kingdom Financial Services Authority and has a global client base including the United States, Canada, Latin America, the UK, Continental Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Australasia. For more information on Halcyon, see www.halcyonllc.com.
SOURCE Halcyon Asset Management LLC