Man Group Alum To Launch Canadian L/S Hedge Fund

Apr 17 2008 | 10:46am ET

Toronto-based Lightwater Partners Ltd., headed by Man Group veteran David Vickerman, is launching a long/short equity fund focused on mid to large cap opportunities in Canada. The Lightwater Canadian Opportunities Fund aims to take advantage of growing investment opportunities in the country, focusing on returns of 15% to 18% while keeping volatility in the low teens.

The fund plans to launch June 1.

Vickerman was founder, CEO and portfolio manager of Man-Vector, a joint venture with Man Group. He is joined by former GLG manager Ben Griffiths, ex-JP Morgan equity derivatives specialist Darol Ryan, and Jerome Hass, formerly of Epic Capital.


In Depth

Kettera Q&A: The Advantages of Alternative Investment Platforms

Oct 28 2016 | 5:52pm ET

The past several years have seen a distinct push towards easier and cheaper access...

Lifestyle

Midtown's Plaza District Fades As Manhattan Office Landscape Shifts

Nov 22 2016 | 6:32pm ET

Lower leasing costs, more efficient office space and the hope of projecting an image...

Guest Contributor

Nowhere to Hide: Why the Future of Asset Management Depends on Innovation

Nov 15 2016 | 6:55pm ET

Information technology has reshaped the asset management industry’s periphery,...

 

From the current issue of

Chicago-based independent futures brokerage and clearing firm R.J. O’Brien & Associates (RJO) has hired industry veteran Daniel Staniford as Executive Director, responsible for the firm’s institutional business development in New York and London.

AVAILABLE NOW at BARNES & NOBLE

NEWSTAND LOCATOR