Duet Nabs Veteran Traders For Commodities Fund

Jul 2 2010 | 1:51pm ET

Duet Asset Management has tapped a pair of commodity-trading stars for its latest duet.

The London-based hedge fund yesterday launched its Commodities Fund with a couple of well-known voices in the industry at the mic. Tony Hall, former global head of distillates oil trading at Credit Suisse-Glencore, and Arno Pilz, former global head of metals trading at UBS, are at the helm of the new vehicle.

Hall and Pilz boast decades of experience in the commodity markets, with a combined resume that includes Deutsche Bank and Lehman Brothers, as well as Credit Suisse and UBS.

The new Duet fund will specialize in energy, metals and foreign exchange, the Financial Times reports.

Duet manages US$2.3 billion in assets.

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