Multi-strategy hedge fund firm Taconic Capital Advisors has hired a former partner at Caxton Associates as a portfolio manager.
In a letter to investors obtained by eVestment, Scott Gordon will join Taconic on September 16 to manage the firm’s emerging markets portfolio, which primarily focuses on corporate and sovereign credit in Latin America, central and eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Gordon left New York-based Caxton at the end of 2012 after three years as a partner and enior portfolio manager, where he managed a portfolio with a focus on emerging market and certain European countries, such as Portugal, Italy, Greece and Spain.
Founded in 1999 by Ken Brody and Frank Brosens, Taconic has offices in New York, London and Hong Kong. It currently manages approximately $8 billion in assets.