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Ex-Brevan Howard Finance Head Joins Mercury Capital Advisors

Mercury Capital Advisors, the global placement agent specializing in alternative investments, today announced the appointment of industry veteran, Reymundo Calcano, as Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. In his new role, Calcano will report to Chief Executive Officer, Michael Ricciardi, and will lead the Mercury Capital Advisors’ finance team.

Calcano brings over 15 years of financial leadership and management experience to the Company. Prior to joining, Calcano served as Head of Finance and a member of the Executive Committee for Brevan Howard US. During his tenure at the firm, he worked as Finance and Operations Principal for Brevan Howard's FINRA member broker-dealer division. Previously, Calcano was a Senior Finance Manager with Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Earlier in his career, he worked in Deloitte & Touche's Assurance & Advisory Services practice, where he served private equity, hedge fund and other financial service industry clients. Calcano is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York and holds a FINRA Series 27 license. He received a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Baruch College.

Michael Ricciardi, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner said: “There has been meaningful advancement of Mercury Capital Advisors business in recent years, with particular emphasis on the growing capabilities of the iFunds platform and the fundraising success of the firm as a global placement agent. It is an exciting time for the firm and the addition of Calcano to the executive team will solidify Mercury Capital Advisors ability to be well positioned to meet our near and long-term corporate objectives.”

Reymundo Calcano, Chief Financial Officer, said: “I am looking forward to taking on the role as Chief Financial Officer of Mercury Capital Advisors to further support the recent growth of the business and continued expansion of offerings designed to meet the changing needs of the alternative investment community.”

Over the past 12 months, Mercury Capital Advisors’ human capital has grown significantly in line with the strategic needs of the business. In October, Donal Mastrangelo was appointed as Partner and Head of U.S. iFunds Distribution and Tristan Sperry and Tyler DeCotis were hired as analysts to work within the iFunds distribution team. In addition, Mercury opened offices in Palm Beach, Florida, Seattle, Washington, and New Delhi, India as part of its strategic expansion plan to meet the growing demand of the iFunds platform among local private wealth communities. Expansion will continue apace throughout 2018 with additional office openings and headcount increases already in the works.