Wednesday, 25 November 2015
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Apr 16 2013 | 1:59pm ET
Former GLG Partners trader James Berger is readying a new hedge fund for launch this summer.
Berger's B1 Capital will launch a Europe-focused, fundamental long/short equity fund, Financial News reports. He has won a seed investment and will debut with that and investments from a handful of anchor investors.
Pfäffikon, Switzerland-based B1 has a team of six, including Berger and Megan Kenney, who serves as CEO. Kenney was European head of capital services at Credit Suisse until October.
Berger left GLG in July. At the Man Group unit, which he joined in 2007, he co-managed its European Opportunity Fund. Prior to his time at GLG, Berger worked at JPMorgan Chase and Goldman Sachs.
Oct 21 2015 | 10:41am ET
One of the most unique charity benefits in the hedge fund industry, A Leg To Stand On's (ALTSO's) Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest - NYC, raised nearly $500,000 last Thursday thanks to the generous support of major sponsors and nearly 1,400 attendees from the Tri-State finance, business and hedge fund communities. Read more…