A Maverick Capital Management veteran is poised to launch a Latin America-focused hedge fund.
Pedro Zevallos has founded Matador Capital Management in Dallas. The new firm will launch its maiden fund, Matador Latam, next month, HFMWeek reports.
Matador will employ a long/short equity strategy in the region, according to an investor document.
Zevallos spent nearly a decade at Maverick before founding Matador. At Maverick, he handed Latin America long/short investments. Zevallos previously worked at JPMorgan Fleming Asset Management.