LONDON (HedgeWorld.com)–Nicola Purkait joined Key Asset Management as a marketing/client executive.

Based out of the firm’s London office she is a new addition to the marketing team. She was an equity product specialist at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers for the global team from 1999 through 2002.

She will be marketing the firms’ numerous hedge funds of funds. Those vehicles include: Key Hedge Fund Inc.; Key Global Inc.; Key Asia Holdings Inc.; Key Europe Inc. and Key Gamma Fund. The Key Emerging Markets Inc is the firm’s only single-manager fund. Key has more than US$700 million in assets under management and advisement.

SBarreto@HedgeWorld.com