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Dubai alternatives firm Perpetua Investment hires COO

Hired 7Perpetua Investment Group, a Dubai-based alternatives investment firm, has named Gilles Aupin as chief operating officer (COO). The newly created role will involve implementing an operating structure across the company’s four separate divisions to ensure alignment and coordination as it pursues its expansion plans. Aupin joins from investment firm BGC partners where he was senior executive officer for its Dubai office. Formed in 2018, Perpetua has offices in Luxembourg, Paris and Dubai. “As we accelerate our growth plans, Gilles’s deep operational and investment expertise will be of enormous benefit to our business, and ultimately to our investment partners as well,” said Mehdi El Jazouli, Perpetua Investment Group’s co-founder and CEO. ©2021 funds global mena

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