Semerci’s Duet snaps up Africa fund

Duet Group, the boutique fund manager led by Osman Semerci, the former head of fixed-income at Merrill Lynch, has bought a defunct Africa fund run by New Star Asset Management as it bids to expand its business in emerging markets. Duet plans to increase its headcount to accommodate the Heart of Africa fund and will …

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Duet Group Builds Structured Products Division

DUET GROUP is set to build-up a structured products division following a management restructuring and the appointment of Osman Semerci as chief executive and partner. The alternative asset management firm – which was set up by Alain Schibl and Henry Gabay in 2002 – said Semerci would be responsible for the day-to-day management of the …

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Osman Semerci joins Duet Asset Management as chief executive

London-based alternative asset management firm Duet Group has appointed Osman Semerci as a partner and chief executive. Semerci will work closely with founding partners Alain Schibl and Henry Gabay, who become executive co-chairmen. Duet was established in 2002 with USD10m and today manages more than USD1.7 billion in a mix of 13 private equity, hedge …

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Osman Semerci Joins Duet Group – April 2008

Prior to joining Duet Group in April 2008, Osman Semerci spent 16 years at Merrill Lynch both in Europe and Asia, where Semerci was a member of Merrill Lynch’s Global Operating Committee. Latterly he was Global Head of Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities (FICC), responsible for the firm’s trading and sales activities in fixed income, …

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