Monday, 22 September 2014
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May 29 2013 | 9:42am ET
Former Citigroup trader Joel Salomon has added a CFO to his new hedge fund.
Anat Leon has joined the nascent SaLaurMor Capital, which Salomon founded last year and which launched its maiden hedge fund in January.
Leon was most recently at proprietary trading firm ISP Financial Trading. She formerly served as CFO for the Dragon Variation Fund and also worked at Sage Capital Growth.
"I look forward to working with the team at SaLaurMor and ensuring there is an efficient back-office function, along with providing investors with full transparency and ensuring they have all the information they require," Leon said. "I look forward to assisting SaLaurMor in becoming a world-class hedge fund."
New York-based SaLaurMore is a long/short equity fund focused on financials. Salomon was a member of Citi's equity principal strategies prop. trading team before leaving the firm in early 2012.
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