Atticus, Silver Point Vets Launch Hedge Fund

Jan 19 2011 | 10:37am ET

Two hedge fund veterans have teamed up to launch a new concentrated equity long/short fund.

Avi Fruchter and Avraham Mevorah, the founders of Anavon Capital, unveiled the firm’s maiden offering earlier this month, HFMWeek reports.

Fruchter formerly worked at Atticus Capital and Attara Capital, while Mevorah’s résumé boasts stints at Fortelus Capital, Silver Point Capital and Lazard.

Anavon’s Master Fund employs both fundamental analysis and a thematic top-down vision, according to HFM. It seeks stocks with asymmetric risk-reward profiles, and aims to hold between 30 and 40 longer-term positions at a time.

In addition to its founders, the U.K.-based firm has also hired a chief operating officer: Simon Shaner joined Anavon from Davidson Kempner Capital Management.

In Depth

Q&A: Biotech Investing with Crossover Fund RA Capital

Sep 15 2015 | 5:40pm ET

Boston-based RA Capital Management is an intriguing mix of sophisticated life sciences...


Citadel Supports Manhattan Real Estate With Record Deal

Sep 16 2015 | 3:04pm ET

Never count hedge funds out of a big property deal. The Manhattan real estate market...

Guest Contributor

Hedge Fund Marketing To Independent RIA Firms

Sep 30 2015 | 1:56pm ET

In this contributed article, Bruce Frumerman of Frumerman & Nemeth Inc. explains...


Editor's Note

Upcoming Events