Adveq Management AG — The Zurich, Switzerland-based asset manager named Benjamin Alt, Sven Gasser, Sven Kupferschmid and Hagen Raab executive directors. Prior to joining Adveq, Alt worked at German Private Bank Sal. Oppenheim, while Gasser worked at a Swiss local government entity as a deputy finance director. Previously, Kupferschmid served as a trustee at Vogt & Partner GmbH, and Raab was an equity financial analyst at BHF-BANK, also a German bank.
Ballard Spahr LLP — Andrew Hough has arrived at the Atlanta law office where he has been named a partner. Before joining Ballard Spahr, he was with Greenberg Traurig LLP, also in Atlanta. His hiring comes on the heels of the firm’s strategic plan to strengthen its mergers and acquisitions capabilities nationwide.