Maverick's Zevallos Readies Latin America Fund

Oct 28 2011 | 12:13pm ET

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.

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