EQA Partners, a hitherto low-profile Stamford, Conn.-based
hedge fund group, is among the latest to launch a
shari'a-compliant version fund aimed at meeting the
requirements of Middle East investors.
The firm, which runs model-assisted currency and global macro
strategies, was launched very quietly in March 2007 and is so
far running relatively modest assets of about $85 million.
However, it combines the talents of three very well-known
figures from Wall Street...