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Jing Chen has been eVestment’s hedge fund industry news reporter since 2011. To submit industry-related press releases or request feature ideas please contact her at editor@evestment.com

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Former GLG Portfolio Manager Launches New HF Venture

Apr 16, 2013
Jing Chen

A former portfolio manager at London-based GLG Partners has set up a new hedge fund.

Financial News reported that James Berger’s Switzerland-based B1 Capital will launch a European fundamental long/short equity fund this summer.

The article said that Berger has also hired Megan Kenney, a former managing director and European head of capital services at Credit Suisse, to be the CEO of the new firm. With a total of four employees on the team, the fund launch has secured an undisclosed seed capital from “a small number of anchor investors.”

Berger, who left GLG in June, co-managed GLG’s  European opportunity fund.

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