JPMorgan, BNP Alums Form Commodity Hedge Fund

Nov 3 2008 | 1:07pm ET

Five commodity specialists from JPMorgan Chase and BNP Paribas are leaving London to start Four Elements Capital Management in Singapore.

The team is led by Lionel Semonin, previously a managing director for BNP’s global commodity investor group. Prior to the French bank, Semonin spent 10 years at JPMorgan Chase. He is joined by Bertrand Egsbaek, Leila Kuhlenthal, Marion Lefevre and Lei Shen.
 
The new hedge fund is a specialized commodity research shop that applies quantitative methods of processing both fundamental and market data to generate alpha across and within the different commodity sectors. Four Elements will also have a regional office in London.
 
The firm plans to launch its flagship fund in December.


In Depth

Steinbrugge: Will Hedge Funds Help or Hurt During the Next Market Correction?

Sep 7 2016 | 11:55pm ET

Most investors have become accustomed to quick rebounds when markets correct, but...

Lifestyle

Quattrex Sports AG Debuts Soccer-Focused UCITS Fund

Sep 9 2016 | 9:54pm ET

Innovative alternative investment company Quattrex Sports has unveiled a new UCITS...

Guest Contributor

Malik: The Ever-Changing Middle Market and The Entering Class of 2016

Sep 2 2016 | 5:01pm ET

Deal sourcing and origination is only going to get more competitive given current...