A hedge fund veteran joins Aura Group to help grow its alternative assets business. : Aura Group appointed Damien Hatfield as an executive director to help launch new funds in its alternative assets business. Hatfield is the founder and director of Triple A Partners. He helped set up a hedge funds-of-funds operation at Colonial First State in 2001 and became the head of hedge funds at Pengana Capital in 2003. He subsequently joined Ascalon Capital as head of distribution in 2014, representing their suite including Ramius Capital, Kapstream, Mariner Group, and Caliburn Capital.