Semerci, Former Merrill Executive, to Run Duet Group By Yalman Onaran

Osman Semerci, the former head of fixed income at Merrill Lynch & Co. who was ousted six months ago, was named chief executive officer of Duet Group, a London- based manager of private-equity and hedge funds.
Semerci, 40, also will be a partner at Duet, which oversees $1.7 billion in 13 funds, the firm …