Wednesday, 17 September 2014
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Nov 12 2010 | 2:18am ET
Minneapolis investment bank Dougherty & Co. has launched its first hedge fund.
The Dougherty Absolute Equity Fund debuted on Sept. 1. The fund focuses on small-cap companies and features a deep-value bias, the firm said.
"The massive consolidation within equity research and the growth in exchange-traded funds have created a large void in the area of traditional fundamental stock picking," portfolio manager Bob Schnell said. "Dougherty & Co., through its existing research and investment operations, provides an ideal platform for a fundamental-based hedge fund investment strategy."
Schnell formerly worked at Telluride Asset Management and Deephaven Capital Management, where he also managed small-cap value hedge fund strategies.
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