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Ex-Man Group Exec Launching Own Hedge Fund

Dec 04, 2013
Jing Chen

The former fund manager at Man Group has left the hedge fund to launch his own firm.

Richard Bateson announced on Tuesday through his new investment boutique, London Quantitative Investments, that the new venture recently launched its flagship multi-strategy fund, which employs a “variety of successful non-trend strategies to generate stable capital growth across all market cycles.” The new firm is based in London.

At Man Group, which is one of the world’s largest hedge funds with over $35 billion in assets under management, Bateson was the chief investment officer of the firm’s multi-strategy fund.

Bateman is joined at LQI by ex-Goldman Sachs alumni Jonathan Greenhalgh and ex-Lehman banker Patrick Coppens.


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