Q&A: Russian Hedge Fund Pioneer Sees Opportunity In Motherland

Apr 19 2013 | 2:10pm ET

Kazimir Partners, launched in 2002, was one of the first true hedge funds in Russia and a success story by any measure, generating roughly 450% for investors from inception to the end of 2008 when founding partner Dimitri Kryukov left the firm. A year later, Kryukov launched a new venture, Verno Capital, whose flagship fund—a long-biased, fundamental, long-short hedge fund—employs the same strategy that proved so lucrative at Kazimir.

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